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Industry research and guides to help you navigate the consumerization of healthcare, data-driven wellness, and transition to value-based care.

Delivering Value: Digital Healthcare in the New Era of Technology

In a recent global survey, over 450 healthcare professionals weighed in on the question, “Is your company’s digital health strategy on schedule?” View the findings in a new white paper and learn what successful companies are doing well.

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Article: Wearables in Clinical Trials- It’s About Correlation and Context

Wearables data are providing drug developers with meaningful trial participant insights that go beyond a count of steps taken.

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Article: Proving the Use Case for Patient-Generated Health Data

There are significant business risks to hospitals and health systems that do not adopt and utilize digital health.

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Article: 3 ways digital health is changing medication adherence

Digital health technologies are providing pharma companies with actionable insights into the medication-taking behaviors of trial participants.

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Article: Patient-Generated Health Data: A Strategic Ingredient to Reducing Readmissions

Remote patient monitoring technology, which delivers patient-generated health data, can help improve the quality of care, particularly in the case of reducing readmissions.

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Article: How Digital Health is Changing Sports Medicine

As wearable devices have become more ubiquitous, professional sports teams and their athletes have taken notice of these technologies and the impact they can and are having on athlete health and performance.

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White Paper: Digital Health Care in the New Era of Technology

New technologies entering the health care space are critical to overcome challenges and advance value-based care.

Video: Customer Success Story, ACS MediHealth

ACS MediHealth is the supplier and distributor of the MEDITECH EHR and patient portal. The group is extremely bullish on the value of PGHD in healthcare.

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Video: Customer Success Story, Medidata

Medidata discusses digital health's impact on pharma and how Validic's helps provide their platform with the digital health capabilities to streamline their trial costs and processes.

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Video: Customer Success Story, Ayogo

Ayogo’s applications help physicians better manage and engage populations outside the four walls of the clinical setting. Social networking tools, gamification and habit-forming framework within the platform are powered with patient-generated health data.

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Article: The shift to managing more patients with fewer resources

Engaging with patients through mobile or other means for preventive care measures helps healthcare providers improve clinical outcomes and control costs at a time of expanding physician shortage.

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Article: Leveraging data integration to manage chronic conditions

Instead, this health system is being driven by a single, stark reality: over the next three to five years, a large number of physicians are retiring and even fewer are entering the workforce. By 2019, this health system is expects its 2,500-to-1 patient-to-physician ratio to increase to 5,000-to-1.

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Webinar Replay: Making Sense of Biometric Data in Clinical Trials

In this webinar, experts from Medidata, PPD and Validic will discuss the benefits of using mHealth technology in clinical trials and take a deep dive into the data quality and regulatory considerations that must be evaluated when choosing a medical vs. consumer-grade sensor.

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White Paper: Exploring Digital Health Technologies: The Devices and Data Being Used in Trials Today

Technology-Driven Healthcare Has Arrived. Healthcare leaders weigh in on the state of connected health today – and making the most of its potential in the future. Everyone and everything is being connected. That’s simply the road ahead for all of us.

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eBook: Exploring Digital Health Technologies: The Devices and Data Being Used in Trials Today

Industry leaders Validic, Quintiles and Duke Clinical Research Institute explore the four categories of digital health technologies—wearable fitness devices, clinical devices, sensors and applications—and discuss what each category includes, endpoints they collect and how they’re being used in trials today.

Frost & Sullivan’s 2016 Visionary Innovation Leadership Award

Based on its recent analysis of the healthcare data interoperability market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Validic with the 2016 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Visionary Innovation Leadership. This report delves into healthcare and technology trends, key industry challenges and best practices in data interoperability.

Article: Validic and Pharma’s Role in Personalized Smart Health

Connected health solutions represent a two-fold opportunity for pharma companies: creating solutions that enhance patient outcomes while gaining access to de-identified patient generated data that can guide drug development and business strategies.

Article: Sutter Health, Validic and the use cases for patient-generated health data

As the volume of patient-generated data expands, one provider is finding a way to connect to that data, pair it with its EHR system, derive insights, and communicate back to the patient in a meaningful way - with the help of Validic.

Article: This Company Connects Your Fitbit to Your Doctor

Fortune Magazine details how Validic is becoming a key player in wearables. If you have ever sent your doctor data from your an activity tracker, smart scale, glucose meter or another wearable device or health tracker, chances are Validic was involved.

Article: HIStalk Interviews Drew Schiller, CTO & Co-Founder of Validic

Validic CTO and Co-Founder Drew Schiller discusses the evolution of digital health technology, the future of data access, and how patient-generated health data is being leveraged to better manage, engage and treat patients.

Article: Healthcare Innovation and the Four Key Digital Health Trends Expected for 2016

In 2015, we saw great strides made by healthcare companies & providers to change the way we deliver, access and think about healthcare. With technology as the key driver of healthcare innovation in 2016, here are the 4 key trends to expect.

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Article: 2016, a year of progress in digital health

In digital health, a lot can change in a year. CEO & Co-Founder Ryan Beckland highlights the current and coming trends in digital health and the four key areas for growth and opportunity.

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Article: Can Digital Health Data Integration Lower The Cost Of Drug Development?

Companies now recognize these devices can efficiently and inexpensively be used to monitor chronic disease conditions like hypertension, congestive heart failure, Type 2 diabetes, and MS. Drew Schiller of Validic and John Reites of Quintiles define digital health and the value of data integration.

Article: Digital Health in Remote Patient Monitoring is Enabling Greater Visibility and Patient-Centricity

CEO Ryan Beckland discusses in Forbes how pharma continues to embrace digital health. Beckland details the impact wearables, clinical in-home devices and apps can have on the drug development process.

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White Paper: Advancing Drug Development with Digital Health: 4 Key Ways to Integrate Patient-Generated Data into Trials

Pharmaceutical companies can leverage patient-generated data from digital health devices to help improve strategies and efficiencies around subject recruitment, remote patient monitoring, post-marketing research, and patient communities.

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eBook: Advancing Drug Development with Digital Health: 4 Key Ways to Integrate Patient-Generated Data into Trials

Pharmaceutical companies can leverage patient-generated data from digital health devices to help improve strategies and efficiencies around subject recruitment, remote patient monitoring, post-marketing research, and patient communities.

Video: Digital Health in Pharma – Exploring the Potential Impact

Validic, Biogen and Medidata discuss the potential impact of digital in pharma and clinical research in a panel discussion moderated by MobiHealthNews at HIMSS' mHealth Summit.

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White Paper: HIMSS Analytics & Validic Analyze 2016 Health IT Adoption & Spending Growth

HIMSS and Validic partner on a research paper to breakdown the expected growth in health IT spending and adoption in 2016, and identify three core areas of growth: population health management, telemedicine and clinical & business intelligence solutions.

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Case Study: SimplyWell

By leveraging a variety of digital tools that both activate and engage employees on their wellness journey, the company is able to incorporate comprehensive health data that is used to build well-integrated, highly personalized health solutions.

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Customer Success Story: SimplyWell

By leveraging a variety of digital tools that both activate and engage employees on their wellness journey, the company is able to incorporate comprehensive health data that is used to build well-integrated, highly personalized health solutions.

Customer Success Story: Nudge Coach

It would have taken them months to get access to all of the apps and devices they wanted had they continued to manage these in-house or hired externally. “Validic could get us up and running in just a few weeks vs. several months, making them an obvious choice for Nudge.”

Customer Success Story: Onlife Health

Clients began asking Onlife to integrate data from digital health devices. In order for the wellness provider to effectively meet customers’ needs and stay on top of all new apps and devices coming to market, they turned to Validic.

Customer Success Story: Vheda Health

This case study discusses how the company is using technology to prevent hospitalization in chronic disease populations. It delves into the challenges Vheda was facing with connecting digital health devices, and how Validic allowed them to reduce costs and hospitalizations.

Case Study: Nudge

This case study provides a high level overview of Nudge and their solutions' capabilities. It delves into the challenges the company faced when building digital health integrations and why the Validic solution best met their needs.

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Customer Success Story: Nudge

This case study provides a high level overview of Nudge and their solutions' capabilities. It delves into the challenges the company faced when building digital health integrations and why the Validic solution best met their needs.

White Paper: The Engagement Gap: What Employees Really Want from Their Employer’s Physical Activity

This paper discusses the current landscape of employee wellness programs and how these initiatives can use digital health data to engage employees and promote better health outcomes.

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Webinar: On the Move – The Engagement Gap

This webinar features Validic and WELCOA discussing how corporate physical activity programs are motivating and engaging employees effectively. The companies also delve into lessons learned with wellness programs, the best employee incentives, and the impact of digital health.

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Webinar: Digital Health Data – The Key to Driving Healthy Outcomes and Engagement

Join WebMD, Fitbit and Validic for a panel discussion on digital health, population engagement and incentivizing wellness. These leaders in healthcare and wellness will discuss how technology is promoting healthy living and shifting control back to the patient.

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eBook: The New Age of Digital Care for the Mobile Patient

New developments in digital health technology - including wearables and smartwatches, in-home clinical devices, remote health kiosks and connected fitness equipment - offer providers, consumers and payers new ways to manage care and costs.

Case Study: MEDITECH and Validic Blaze Innovative New Trail

MEDITECH blazes yet another innovative trail, this time with patient-generated data. Validic's digital health platform enables MEDITECH clients to leverage data to improve clinical care.

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Article: Digital health technology and data are benefiting employees, employers

Innovation and consumer adoption of various digital-health technologies are prompting employers to integrate employee-generated data into their wellness initiatives at an accelerated pace.

Article: EHRs and healthcare interoperability: The challenges, complexities, and opportunities

Communication gaps and data-sharing challenges are pervasive in healthcare, persisting between different providers, hospitals and payers, and even various departments within a health system.

Webinar: Digital Health Leadership Series Featuring higi and Lumo

Panelists on this recording delve into recent clinical and consumer trends in health technology adoption, use cases for digital health data in the clinical and wellness setting, and the increasing sophistication of digital health devices coming to the market.

Article: EHRs embrace health and fitness data

Fresh off a similar partnership with Cerner, Validic has announced the integration of its digital health platform with MEDITECH, whose EHR platform is in use in some 2,400 health systems worldwide.

Article: Patient-generated data integration challenges aren’t technical anymore

By and large, the barriers to integrating patient generated data into hospital systems are no longer technical, according to a panel of technology experts at the Partners Connected Health Symposium.

Article: Is healthcare approaching wearables in all the wrong ways?

Maybe healthcare is thinking about data from wearable devices in all the wrong ways.

Article: Wearables Prove Impact in Healthcare

Consumers are incorporating digital-health devices seamlessly into their daily routines and personal style.

Article: Connected Health Advances Care across the Globe

Connected health – technology-enabled care solutions that facilitate communication between patients, providers and caregivers – is becoming more prevalent in the United States.

Article: Addressing the Data-Access Challenges Plaguing Healthcare

Let's start with the good news. A Pew Research Study recently found that seven of 10 U.S. adults now track their health in some way.

Article: Connected Health: An Emerging Drive to Deliver on Healthcare’s Triple Aim

The "triple aim" is the accepted and preeminent goal for healthcare organizations across the country.

Article: Wearables Devices: Driving More Value in the Clinical Trial Model

Obtaining timely, accurate data from participants has been an ongoing challenge in clinical trials.

White Paper: How to Be Successful in the Digital Health Revolution

As healthcare continues to shift more toward accountable care, healthcare organizations are looking for ways to quickly and securely access patient data to deliver more meaningful population management, patient engagement, and disease state analytics.

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eBook: How to Be Successful in the Digital Health Revolution

New incentives from the federal government and healthcare payers are driving a revolution in the generation and collection of patient data. Patients and providers are using this new wave of data to keep patients out of the hospital and drive better clinical decision making.

eBook: Healthcare Companies Capitalize on the New Mobile Health Climate

Toward the end of 2010, the agenda for a new one-day meeting called “Mobile Pharma” promised to “answer the age old question ‘Is this finally the year of mobile’?” A few months later, Ernst & Young published a report that seemed to answer that question with a resounding “yes.”

Article: The key driver to transforming healthcare: patient engagement

Our current healthcare system can often function with the patient on the outskirts. To combat this systemic problem, providers are adopting health IT in greater numbers.

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Article: Payers begin to offer incentives for user’s digital health data

With such massive, diverse member populations, payers have realized they can no longer rely on simply averaging data from their independent information systems to affect cost and quality of care.

Article: Three keys to incorporating digital health data into a corporate wellness program

The rapid innovation and consumer adoption of digital health technologies is prompting employers and wellness organizations to integrate device-generated data into their employee health initiatives.

Article: Successful connected health initiatives hinge on strong partnerships

You can't do it all. Today, more healthcare organizations than ever before are finally accepting this simple axiom. Government regulations and market conditions demand that improvements the patient-care experience.

Article: Overcoming Telehealth’s Lingering Obstacles

Variations of telehealth services have been utilized for decades now. However, in recent years, such services have taken on new life and meaning for both providers and patients.

Article: The Future of Connected Care: Envisioning the Possibilities, Overcoming the Challenges

The good news is the healthcare industry is ready to turn the promise associated with connected health into a reality. Drew Schiller, Chief Technology Officer at Validic, outlines the potential and the challenges that lie ahead.

Video: Workplace Wellness Goes Digital

Integrating digital health data enables employer groups and wellness companies to focus on building robust technology solutions for behavior change, participant engagement and health improvement.

Article: Leveraging Digital Health Data to Improve the Drug Design

Drug design – the process of discovering new molecules that eventually become prescription medications – is complicated and costly.

Article: Digital Health: Moving Toward a Healthcare Revolution

Runners were the first to discover the potential of wearable devices several years ago. They started using watches and pedometers to measure steps, location and heart rate.

Article: The other big winner in the new DoD EHR contract

With the Defense Department's goal of serving the military's healthcare needs "wherever and whenever care is required," expect mHealth and telehealth to play a significant role.

Article: Validic Acquires Infometers, Expanding Digital Health Footprint

The acquisition makes the new Validic the market leader in the remote patient monitoring space, offering its customers access to data from more devices, and specifically more FDA-regulated monitoring devices, than any competing vendor.

Article: Validic wants to send your quantified self to hospital

Quantifying ourselves has created one hell of a data mountain. Validic exists solely to create a pipeline for this data to run from the people using connected health equipment to organizations who need to make use of the information.

Article: Bridge The Digital Health Divide With Patient-Generated Data

As healthcare stakeholders move toward accountable and value-based care, they are struggling to find new ways to manage the health data created from the onslaught of mobile health and clinical devices.

Video: Enter Validic. One connection to a world of actionable data.

Validic's mission continues to be helping our healthcare and wellness clients, as well as our digital health technology companies, thrive in this transformational industry.

Video: Frost & Sullivan Analyst Delves into Validic’s Customer Value

Frost and Sullivan details what makes Validic the best value in global healthcare information interoperability.

Video: Interoperability Challenges and Solutions from mHealth Summit

CTO and Co-founder Drew Schiller shares Validic's digital health platform and the challenges and solutions in healthcare interoperability from the stage of mHealth Summit 2014.

Article: Tapping New Technologies: Four Tips for Success

The healthcare information technology market is slated to grow 20 percent annually through 2018, according to a report from Research and Markets.

Article: Patient Engagement: First Care. Then Share.

Sometimes, we like to think of patient behavior as separate from human behavior, and analyze the two separately. But, patients, like all humans, need to be motivated.

Webinar: Digital Health & The New Frontier of Connected Care

Join three innovators – UCSF, Validic and iHealth – as they share insights and success stories of digital health innovation, the advancements made from connecting technology to healthcare, and how each is working to improve outcomes for patients and physicians.

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Webinar: Digital Health Leadership Series featuring Fitbug and Telcare

Fitbug and Telcare share client the case studies and success stories behind their most successful and innovative products.

Infographic: 2015 Digital Health Trends

To understand the convergence that is taking place in digital health, we need to examine the key emerging trends in technology, healthcare and business.

Video: Validic CTO Drew Schiller Shares mHealth Insights at HIMSS

In an interview with Eric Wiklund, editor of mHealthNews, Validic's CTO and Co-founder Drew Schiller shares his insights on the speed of innovation in healthcare, where interoperability is headed, and some of recent Validic's announcements, such as new EHR clients Cerner and MEDITECH and the launch of Validic Connect.

Article: Validic’s CEO talks mHealth data integration & empowering health IT

Validic CEO, Ryan Beckland talks how mHealth data integration can transform the healthcare ecosystem.

Webinar: Digital Health Leadership Series featuring Fitbit and Life Fitness

Fitbit and Life Fitness share client the case studies and success stories behind their most successful and innovative products.

Webinar: The Digital Health Trends of 2015

What is likely to change in digital health as we begin to power through 2015? MobiHealthNews and Validic partner to identify the coming trends.

White Paper: mHealth into Action

With the onset of new regulations, and movement from volume- to value-based care, the U.S. is undergoing a paradigm shift that has disrupted the traditional health care industry. These changes have introduced new challenges to just about every aspect of the health care system, placing an increased focus on outcomes, experience and affordability.

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eBook: mHealth into Action

As patients continue to generate more health data applicable to their clinical story, the challenge becomes how to integrate and make sense of all of the information. Learn from the organizations that have launched successful mobile health initiatives around patient engagement, population management and readmissions reduction.

Article: EHRs and wearables – their time has come?

In a deal announced March 12, Cerner will integrate Validic's digital health platform into its HealtheLife portal, giving Cerner's EMR clients access – with a patient's consent – to clinical, fitness, wellness and nutritional information.

White Paper: The Digital Health Trends Poised to Transform Healthcare

The growth in business cases for new models of healthcare delivery and integration of digital health technology is reaching the point of convergence — creating powerful synergies where there was once only data silos and skepticism.

Article: EHRs and wearables – their time has come

The recent partnership between Cerner and Validic offers the latest proof that EMR providers are beginning to see value in mHealth data.

Article: How Sutter Health gets your digital health data into your health records

How does Sutter Health get wearables data into the patient record so that doctors and other caregivers can use it? Very carefully, as it turns out - and with the help of Validic.

Article: Validic’s CTO talks the value of open data in healthcare

The future of harnessing inteoperability and open data in healthcare is promising if you’re open to embracing it. Validic’s Drew Schiller explains why.

Article: Meditech taps Validic to bring patient generated data into EHR

Less than a month after announcing its deal with Cerner, health data company Validic has announced another EHR vendor customer, Westwood, Massachusetts-based Meditech. The deal will bring mobile health device integration to more than 2,400 Meditech customer institutions.

Webinar: Digital Health Leadership Series featuring Fitlinxx and SunSprite

Fitlinxx and SunSprite share client the case studies and success stories behind their most successful and innovative products.

White Paper: The Road Ahead in Connected Health

Technology-Driven Healthcare Has Arrived. Healthcare leaders weigh in on the state of connected health today – and making the most of its potential in the future. Everyone and everything is being connected. That’s simply the road ahead for all of us.

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Webinar: Digital Health Trends: Mid Year 2015 Review

View a complimentary webinar focused on the digital health trends and events that took place during the first half of 2015. Join MobiHealthNews' Editor-in-Chief Brian Dolan and Validic CEO Ryan Beckland for an informative set of presentations followed by an always lively question and answer period.

Article: Connecting the dots between providers and innovators

The mobile health platform is no longer focused on simply connecting the consumer to the doctor outside the walls of the clinic or hospital.

Webinar: Digital Health Leadership Series featuring Misfit and Qardio

Misfit and Qardio share client the case studies and success stories behind their most successful and innovative products.

Webinar: Digital Health Leadership Series featuring Movable and Nutripilot

Movable and Nutripilot share client the case studies and success stories behind their most successful and innovative products.

Webinar: Digital Health Leadership Series featuring Garmin and iHealth

Garmin and iHealth share client the case studies and success stories behind their most successful and innovative products.

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