Tag Archives: Healthcare

German healthcare market rich with potential for app developers

Research conducted last year by consulting company Roland Berger predicts that the German digital health market volume will grow exponentially in coming years. The sector could well be worth €38 billion by 2025, said Julia Pietsch, digital health expert at Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI). GTAI is the economic development agency for the Federal Republic… Read More »

How Can Healthcare Bring Patients Back? A Preview of Our ATA Session, “Onward Together” in the COVID Era

Today kicks off the first all-virtual conference of the ATA, the American Telemedicine Association. ATA’s CEO Ann Mond Johnson and team turned on a dime over the past few months, migrating the already-planned live conference scheduled in early May to this week, all online. I’ll be midwifing a panel this afternoon at 440 pm Eastern… Read More »

The ‘beginning of the end’ of the health-care recession is ‘finally arising,’ Jim Cramer says

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Tuesday predicted the health-care business will quickly rebound after the industry fell into a significant downturn for the first time in his lifetime. “[A]s the country gradually reopens, there are some industries that should do much, much better,” the “Mad Money” host said. “As states start to lift their lockdowns, I… Read More »

VA apps pose privacy risk to veterans’ healthcare data

The increasing use of apps provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs is meant to improve access to patient health and benefits information in convenient digital platforms. However, members of Congress are worried that this electronic data is vulnerable. “When a veteran downloads an app from the VA’s app store, how much personal information does… Read More »