Healthcare AI Will Survive Its Hype Cycle

Posted by Julia Zehel on Oct 18, 2017 12:13:26 PM


Not long ago, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty took the stage at a major health technology conference to share a bold vision for the future of healthcare. Healthcare AI (or “cognitive computing,” IBM’s preferred term) is poised to usher in a “golden age,” Rometty said. “I believe healthcare could be the leader for the world in showing what it means for an industry to shape an era.”

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Last Week in Health Tech: October 9th, 2017

Posted by Drew Rushmer on Oct 16, 2017 11:22:31 AM


Last week, healthcare technology was
all over the stock market, and while interesting, talking about the financial side of health tech isn’t our usual focus. As previously noted, this weekly post is all about keeping you in the know by distilling journalism on the topic of healthcare technology into an easier-to-read format. 

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Bad Ass Women in Health Tech: Heather Bowerman

Posted by Sherrell Dorsey on Oct 10, 2017 11:54:43 AM


Heather Bowerman is on the brink of launching the first saliva test for endometriosis, a condition that affects 176 million women worldwide. Normally diagnosed via a surgical procedure called laparoscopy, Bowerman's team at DotLab developed an innovative test that replaces the invasive procedure with a simple saliva sample. An emerging presence in healthcare, Goldman Sachs named her one of the Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2017.

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Last Week in Health Tech: October 2nd, 2017

Posted by Drew Rushmer on Oct 9, 2017 11:10:05 AM


Hello again, and welcome to our roundup of news items about healthcare technology.  

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Last Week in Health Tech

Posted by Drew Rushmer on Oct 3, 2017 12:45:56 PM

It is often difficult to keep up with the news these days, primarily due to the sheer volume new information available on a daily basis. This holds true even when one narrows the field to news specifically related to healthcare and the way technology constantly reshapes it—and parsing through it to get to the news that actually matters complicates things even further.

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The Limitations of Integration

Posted by Julia Zehel on Sep 29, 2017 3:23:14 PM


This post is excerpted from our whitepaper "The Bottleneck Problem: How Traditional Integration Stifles Innovation and Prohibits Health Systems from Maximizing Return on their EHR Investment". 

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Revelations from DC: We're All on the Same Side

Posted by Rebecca DenHollander on Sep 28, 2017 11:31:50 AM


This past week, I’ve been at America’s Health Insurance Plan’s (AHIP) National Conferences on Medicare and Medicaid in Washington, DC. It’s been jam-packed with speakers representing health plans from across the country, software vendors, service providers, lobbyists, and government relations.

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Wearables 2.0: It's All About the Data

Posted by Matt Ripkey on Sep 27, 2017 12:36:26 PM


You may have heard the
rumblings of the return of the wearable coming in 2018. From biometric sensors to cellular capabilities, Silicon Valley hype-monsters are quick to flaunt all of the cool new functionality coming to a wrist near you.

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4 Reasons Developers Love Redox

Posted by Julia Zehel on Sep 26, 2017 12:31:18 PM


Building technology that has anything to do with healthcare can be a daunting task for developers—every system you connect to might have a different way of sending data (TCP, MLLP, HTTP, SFTP, etc) and a different format for the data itself (HL7v2, FHIR, JSON, XML, PDF, etc).

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Join Redox at the 2017 Healthcare Interoperability Summit

Posted by Julia Zehel on Sep 20, 2017 11:42:20 AM


Back in June, Redox put on the Redoxathon, our first developer-focused event that gave hands-on support to groups looking to connect to our sandbox EHR environments. The day-long event was hosted by our friends at MATTER in Chicago, and it was a big success—groups got connected, data was exchanged, and to be honest, a lot of fun was had. 

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Bad Ass Women in Health Tech: Michelle Longmire, CEO of Medable

Posted by Sherrell Dorsey on Sep 19, 2017 10:26:11 AM


Michelle Longmire was raised by a family of scientists, so when she went on to become a lead researcher at Stanford and eventually launched her own health tech company, the career path was more than fitting.

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Counterpoint: Digital Health is Just Getting Started

Posted by Matt Ripkey on Sep 14, 2017 11:49:17 AM


Recently, CNBC posted an article by Rob Coppedge titled "Digital Health is Dead, Says this Health Tech Investor". Obviously, such a bold headline caught the attention of just about everyone at Redox, and the article (and our thoughts about it) circulated through our Slack channels for about a day. 

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