Research

Report: Health and Technology – What Young People Really Think (Devex)

How do young people envision digitization playing a role within a health care system? What needs do they want it to address? How could it best serve them? These are key questions that Devex, working with Fondation Botnar, the Partnership on Maternal, Neonatal and Child Health, PATH, and Women Deliver, set out to ask in order to tap into their thinking ahead of the recent U.N. High-level…

Report: Health Transformation (Credit Suisse)

The Credit Suisse Research Institute is Credit Suisse’s in-house think tank, which is tasked with the study of long-term economic developments. Their publications include the Global Wealth Report. The group has recently published a report on Health Transformation. The digital revolution is beginning to make its presence felt and promises to make healthcare more efficient and safer. The “Healthcare transformation” report, published…

Report: Digital Health Consumer Adoption 2019 (Rock Health & Stanford)

Rock Health and the Stanford Center for Digital Health have just released their fifth annual Digital Health Consumer Adoption Report, which examines the major consumer trends in healthcare technology. 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…

Do Period Tracking Apps Support Menstrual Literacy? Amanda Menking Has the (Somewhat Disappointing) Answer

Around 10 years ago I wrote my thesis on the diffusion of innovation in tech and ended up with a lot of questions. Social Media was new back then and everyone was excited about the new possibilities of the Web 2.0 era. Yes, “new” is almost always exciting, but even back then I couldn’t help and wonder, whether “new” was really always…