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Ethics in Digital Health and Responsible AI
Responsible AI and digital ethics will capture center stage in the years to come, but right now it has settled in a trough of disillusionment. What can we do as an industry to change this? Gartner describes digital ethics1 as “managing and securing personal data without a nod toward considerations like accessibility, inclusivity, equity, mental health”.
Applications Open for HITLAB Spring 2023 Breakthrough Alliance Challenge
The HITLAB Breakthrough Alliance is holding a ‘Call for Applications’ for its annual Spring 2023 Breakthrough Alliance Challenge. They are looking for the world’s most innovative developing and early commercial digital health technologies that solve significant gaps in healthcare.While the challenge is open to all new and innovative solutions across the healthcare spectrum that are capturing, storing, retrieving, analyzing and visualizing data from the human body.
HITLAB Hosts 5th Annual Women’s Health Tech Challenge Event
New York, NY February 8, 2023 -- On Friday, February 10th, HITLAB Women’s Health Tech Initiative will host its fifth annual Women’s Health Tech (WHT) Challenge, where eight promising FemTech founders will pitch their disruptive healthcare solutions to a panel of judges in an effort to discover the next wave of innovation that can address the unmet needs within Women’s Health.
Medication Adherence & Impacting a Global Opioid Pandemic
The cost of medication non-adherence, versus the benefit of medication adherence, has been demonstrated in many studies during the past decade. In 2012, the Congressional Budget Office found that for every 1% increase in Medicare Part D prescriptions, there was a 0.2% decrease in Medicare Part A and B expenditures. With much of the available data showing benefit for adult users, researchers are now seeking to understand if this technology could also be impactful for children and adolescents. More specifically, could this technology help impact the affects noted and problems suffered from the opioid pandemic?
Addressing Healthcare Access & Inequity Through Digital Health
Digital Health continues to bridge gaps in medically underserved areas across the United States. More and more, healthcare providers are incorporating technology, such as telehealth, as a method for expanded access and service delivery, while lowering costs and streamlining resources needed to support brick and mortar operations.