Differential Diagnosis is a 1000-3000 words blog on trends, opportunities and challenges in digital health as we at Arkin see them. A bit cynical and a bit provocative but hopefully constructive :)
Created 12 Dec 2020
Data interoperability? Let’s talk first about data creation!04 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 2 0There are few things more annoying than finishing an episode of your favorite Netflix show only to start the next episode and have no idea what’s going on and how the plot advanced so far without your...
Digital Health Alchemy – the Israeli angle19 Jul 2021 • 3 min read • 2 0It seems like the digital health industry, and nearly all the companies operating within it have reached a tipping point. The confluence of several strong forces will lead to the emergence of a few wi...
Value based care – reality, promise or a myth? (Part 2)10 Jun 2021 • 12 min read • 2 0Part 1 of this post touched upon the shortcomings of VBC as currently practiced, in particular a) most VBC models are actually fee-for-service augmented with some element of a VBC payment model, and b...
Value based care – reality, promise or a myth? (Part 1)08 May 2021 • 8 min readIs it just me or no matter where you turn your head it seems like Value based care (VBC) is expected to be this magic wand that will reduce healthcare (unnecessary) costs / improve quality / allow com...
Decision support systems and the (justified?) limited utilization of AI-based prediction tools in healthcare31 Mar 2021 • 12 min read • 4 0Decision support systems (DSS) and AI-based prediction / improvement tools have been presented in the past years as one of the biggest hopes to remedy an inefficient, burnt-out health system. To some ...
The elusive promise of remote patient monitoring24 Feb 2021 • 10 min read • 5 0In the past few months, the remote patient monitoring (RPM) sectors has been very active. A surge of M&As (Philips / Biotelemetry for $2.8Bn and Capsule for $635M, Boston Scientific / Preventice for $...
Vaccines, value-based care… and Israel15 Jan 2021 • 7 min read • 4 0Late night, the kids are asleep (finally!) and it’s yet another COVID lockdown in Israel. Seems like the perfect setting for a new post... The last two-three weeks have been all about the vaccination ...
Telehealth - Separating the wheat from the hype19 Dec 2020 • 8 min read • 2 2Some words of introduction on this new series from the digital health sector @ Arkin Holdings A 1000-ish monthly posts on trends, opportunities and challenges in digital health as we at Arkin see them...
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