Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry with Virtual Reality

Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry with Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality in Healthcare Virtual reality is already improving the healthcare industry and is fast becoming the hottest industry, bringing together tech and the health sector and dramatically changing lives. Here are just a few examples of how virtual reality is revolutionizing the healthcare industry: Exposure Therapy Survivors of hostilities who now live with post-traumatic […]

Happy Birthday Digital Salutem – 2 Years!!

Happy Birthday Digital Salutem – 2 Years!!

  It is with pride that we would like to announce the 2nd anniversary of Digital Salutem!! November 2 years ago we started with a mission to change digital healthcare innovation whilst having a positive impact on businesses and society. Our multidisciplinary group of digital health experts worked hard and we achieved a lot. We […]

Digital Health and Social Media – A Prosperous Collaboration

Digital Health and Social Media – A Prosperous Collaboration

  Like Digital Health, Social Media is not about the exploitation of technology but about its service to the community. Moreover, I like to state that Social Media is actually contributing to digital health. Within the healthcare landscape it is facilitating a new platform for patient-doctor communication and global participatory discussions.

The Problem of Wearable Technology Data Collection and EU Regulation

The Problem of Wearable Technology Data Collection and EU Regulation

European regulators bring concern for start-ups that plan to sell their fitness and tracking devices to the corporate customer. Last June the European Advisory Panel stated that employers should be banned from giving their employees wearable tracking devices such as fitness monitors and smartwatches to track their employees’ health. Additionally the EU body also made […]

Is Your Phone Your New GP? Say Hello To Your AI Doctor

Is Your Phone Your New GP? Say Hello To Your AI Doctor

Say Hello To Your AI Doctor. Technology has been moving fast, realizing dreams from virtual reality glasses to self-driving cars. Health technology however is a different story. Where humans have always dreamed big, fantasizing about better, longer-lasting bodies and more effective and less expensive healthcare, technology has lagged behind.

WHINN 2017: Our Experience at Week of Health & Innovation

WHINN 2017: Our Experience at Week of Health & Innovation

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Digital Health, Events, Wearables | No Comments

  Last week our very own João Bocas attended WHINN, Week of Health INNovation, in Odense, Denmark. João was invited to be a social media ambassador, during the three days, sharing event content and meaningful insights on healthcare innovation. We were very excited to work with other great people, Danielle Siarri, Christina Roosen, Stefan Buttigieg […]

What Can You Expect From Value Based Healthcare?

What Can You Expect From Value Based Healthcare?

Posted by on Oct 9, 2017 in Digital Health, Healthcare | No Comments

Value Based Healthcare is essential for digital health. Healthcare cost comprise approximately 10% of the worlds GDP. For some Western countries, such as the US, this percentage is even higher, about 18%. Through the ageing population and growing demands and needs healthcare cost continue to rise, outpacing growth of household and national incomes. This unsustainable […]

An Interview with Joao Bocas – Healthcare Wearables: What are the Risks?

An Interview with Joao Bocas – Healthcare Wearables: What are the Risks?

  How can stakeholders harness the potential of healthcare wearables to revolutionise the care continuum while successfully navigating legislative and technical risks? HealthManagement.org spoke to Global Top 100 Digital Health Influencer, João Bocas for his insights.

SMART SUMMIT London – The Opportunity for New Business Models in IoT

SMART SUMMIT London – The Opportunity for New Business Models in IoT

  Last week was the third edition of Smart Summit London. Smart Summit London is Europe’s leading IoT and connected living event. The conference attracts attendees from all over the world from diverse fields. From government to smart home OEMs as well as telecom operators, healthcare organizations, insurance or semiconductor companies.

Finally Wearable Market Is Going To Grow!

Finally Wearable Market Is Going To Grow!

Posted by on Sep 14, 2017 in Sensors, Wearables | No Comments

Finally the wearable market is expected to grow! “The market for connected wearables has entered a strong growth phase that will last for many years to come.” – (Berg Insight, 2017) In 2016 the estimated units shipped reached 96.5 million. Following Berg Insights research, the upcoming five years the connected wearables market is expected to […]