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Do good, feel good: make software that matters

2017-06-11T17:36:53+00:00

Today, the largest technology companies in the world create social connections, organize the world’s information, and build great devices. These have a massive impact on society. According to McKinsey, social media’s impact is estimated to top $1.3 trillion annually. That’s a big number, and if you’re a software developer, its one that will get you featured on Techcrunch, and get you lauded by [...]

FlorenceHC 2015 Meta List

2017-06-11T17:36:53+00:00

To launch 2015, here’s a New Year’s greeting we hope is actually helpful: We’ve curated 15 of the best market intel sites in health IT to prepare you to take on the year. Happy reading and Happy New Year! – The Florence Healthcare Team, makers of eBinders for sites and eBinders for sponsors. The ’15 Health [...]

How will healthcare adopt “Event Driven” medicine?

2017-06-11T17:36:53+00:00

Pairing remote monitoring devices with event driven medicine algorithms has the potential to address home health care’s current reliability and usability limitations. Studies have shown that home devices in this setting are fit to address the needs of chronic illnesses. Why are chronic diseases fit for this purpose? The non-intensive nature of chronic disease. Chronic diseases [...]

What’s really happening with Risk Based Monitoring and trial sites?

2017-06-11T17:36:54+00:00

Is Risk Based Monitoring a help? Depends on where you sit in the clinical trial process. For example, in a recent Wall Street report, a CRO boasts: “20,000 sites and 250,000 patients now remotely monitored using award winning technology.” Meanwhile, the Florence Healthcare team met with dozens of sites around the world this quarter, and here’s [...]

We’ve hit “Peak EHR,” now what?

2017-06-11T17:36:54+00:00

Today electronic health records are now entrenched in the care experience after a painful adoption cycle. In fact, the last ten years were the decade of EHR adoption, with penetration growing from 17% to nearly 80% over the period, according to the CDC. EHR Adoption Affordable Care Act mandates drove this growth more recently (here [...]

Three Phases of Maturity for the Wearable Device Marketplace

2017-06-11T17:36:54+00:00

According to Florence Healthcare’s wearablesandapps.com, a database surveying 85 connected devices, the majority of wearable health devices are focused on activity tracking. But with wearables now supporting almost 31 different measurements, companies making heart rate, blood pressure, glucose, and temperature devices are pushing vital metrics into the sphere of diagnostic care. According to the database, [...]