10/28/19

The Rock Weekly

What we know about digital health consumers

US consumers have increasingly begun to expect the benefits of technology to improve their healthcare experiences. In 2019, consumer adoption of digital health tools leveled off near last year’s high water mark—but the data on specific population segments paint a much more nuanced picture for healthcare innovators.

Our just-released fifth annual Digital Health Consumer Adoption Report, in collaboration with the Stanford Center for Digital Health, examines the major consumer trends in healthcare technology—from overall adoption to sentiment around health data sharing. Get the full white paper.

Headlines

Amazon Acquires Another Digital Health Startup
The move comes just over a year after buying PillPack CNBC | (Tweet)

Progyny Goes Public
Fertile grounds for digital health IPOs Forbes | (Tweet)

Cleveland Clinic, AmericanWell Form Telemedicine Joint Venture
Answering the call for easier access to high-quality care MedCity News | (Tweet)

Study: Risk-Predicting Care Algorithm Exemplifies Racial Bias
The good news: it can be retrained and fixed STAT | (Tweet)

Verily Partners With Two Health Systems On Population Health
+ Microsoft and Humana want to reimagine care for boomers CNBC | (Tweet)

12 Innovations That Will Change Healthcare In The 2020s
A look at promising pioneers like Evidation Health TIME | (Tweet)

These Tracking Apps Say You May Have A Health Disorder
But what if they're wrong? The New York Times | (Tweet)

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