Online platform Top Doctors scores $13 million in Series B round
The investment will support further growth in key markets. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 18, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

New report examines the rise of digital decentralised clinical trial technology
The market is forecast to reach $9.13 billion ( €7.84 billion) by 2026. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 18, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

HIMSSCast: Taking the CDC's Diabetes Prevention Program digital
Fruit Street Health's Laurence Girard on taking one of the most successful health interventions into the 21st Century. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

PathAI and Roche team up to push adoption of digital pathology tech
The partnership will initially be used to distribute PathAI ’s research-use-only algorithm focusing on immuno-oncology. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Information technology on hand hygiene compliance among health care professionals: A systematic review and metaanalysis
Aim: To determine the effectiveness of information technology interventions on hand hygiene compliance among health care professionals. Background: Performing hand hygiene is the optimal approach to prevent the transmission of health care ‐associated infections. However, results regarding the effectiveness of information technology interventions on hand hygiene compliance were inconsistent to date. Evaluation: A search for studies published up to May 2020 was undertaken. A meta‐analysis was conducted using RevMan 5.3 software. Ke y issues: The most commonly used information technology systems were as follows: automated...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 15, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Garmin becomes first to integrate real-time Dexcom diabetes data into smartwatches
Garmin ’s new apps allow people using the Dexcom G6 CGM to see glucose levels and trends on their smartwatch. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Health tech giant Philips launches new digital pathology platform
IntelliSite is designed to streamline workflows, enhance diagnostic confidence, facilitate collaboration, integrate AI  and increase the efficiency of pathology labs. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Roundup: Haryana develops mobile health app, latest health informatics company launched and more briefs
Also, US-based Pearl has received regulatory approvals to market its AI diagnostic tool for dental radiology in Australia and New Zealand. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Weight loss company Noom launches behavioral health product
The new tool will offer 10-minute lessons on CBT and provide  mindfulness techniques.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Contributed: Why B2C2B will be the future go-to-market strategy for virtual care
Propeller vet Chris Hogg writes on the go-to-market strategies for digital health companies.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Mindbody to acquire fellow fitness booking service ClassPass
Mindbody also announced a $500 million strategic investment led by Sixth Street. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Propeller Health vets launch virtual primary care platform Marley Medical
The launch was  fueled by a $9 million seed funding investment.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Digital mental health giants Ginger, Headspace finalize merger
Headspace Health is combining Ginger and Headspace for Work into a single offering for employers. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Virtual eating disorder company Equip launches in new states
In February, Equip closed a $13 million Series A funding round partially aimed at geographic expansion. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Senior-focused startup Lifespark scores $20M
The company offers a system that aims to break down healthcare silos.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Sprinter Health scores $33M for its in-home lab service
Sprinter sends nurses and phlebotomists into the home to collect for lab tests, do vitals checks and test for COVID-19. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

NHS Scotland provides access to digital therapeutics for anxiety and insomnia
More than five million adults will be able to access to CBT through Big Health ’s apps. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The world must learn from pandemic lessons to avoid future catastrophes. Millions of lives could be saved through increased use of evidence.
Hundreds of health leaders and experts meet today to recommend the international community urgently mount stronger evidence-based responses to global health emergencies.Led byCochrane, co-sponsored by theWorld Health Organization (WHO), and co-organized with partners ofCOVID-END (COVID-19 Evidence Network to support Decision-making),Cochrane Convenesbrings together leaders in health care and evidence synthesis to discuss the global healthcare challenges created by COVID-19.COVID-19 created a once-in-a-generation focus on health evidence for governments, businesses and non-governmental organizations as well as many types of...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

MassHealth to cover Pear Therapeutics' reSET and reSET-O
Around two million people receive coverage through Massachusetts'Medicaid program. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Apple reportedly looking to expand health features to AirPods
Earlier this month the company rolled out the Conversation Boost feature on the AirPods.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Lark scores $100M for digital chronic care management
Lark will use the funds to expand its virtual care integrations and conduct further R&D for its AI platform.     (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Researchers around the world collaborate to detect eye diseases in APAC
A new AI screening tool has been trained to identify 14 of the most common retinal abnormalities. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Babylon secures new $200M sustainability-linked investment
 The deal will provide guaranteed capital to fuel the firm’s rapid growth plan. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Cerner CEO lays out mission of battling health care 'noise'
New Cerner Corp. CEO Dr. David Feinberg extols the progress made in health care, but he notes that patients and providers still must deal with significant hassles, something he intends to have the North Kansas City health IT company ameliorate. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 12, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

Cerner CEO lays out mission of battling health care 'noise'
New Cerner Corp. CEO Dr. David Feinberg extols the progress made in health care, but he notes that patients and providers still must deal with significant hassles, something he intends to have the North Kansas City health IT company ameliorate. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 12, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Kaberline Source Type: news

GI-focused startup Oshi lands $23M and other digital health fundings
Also: Fitness app FitOn raises $18 million, and virtual pediatric platform KixCare completes a $2 million seed round. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Delphinus receives FDA clearance for ultrasound breast cancer screening tech
The SoftVue system is intended to be used in addition to digital mammograms to screen for cancer among patients with dense breast tissue. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Withings scores FDA clearance for smartwatch ECG and SpO2 monitoring
The ScanWatch was first unveiled  in January 2020 and is currently on the European market.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Retail giant Best Buy snaps up remote monitoring company Current Health
The acquisition builds on Best Buy ’s previous investments in senior care and remote patient monitoring. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Over 630,000 ECG data used to develop AI tool for early diagnosis of heart disease in Japan
Clinical research is set to verify the technology's effectiveness in estimating abnormal heart movements. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Personalized medication startup Genetika+ scores $10M
The company plans to use the funds to build out its clinical lab in Boston and expand in the U.S.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Philips' new tools help gamify the MRI experience for kids
Philips Pediatric Coaching helps children feel more comfortable with MRI scans, avoiding the need for sedation or general anesthesia. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Medicare Advantage startup Devoted Health rakes in $1.15 billion in Series D funding
The Series D raise brings Devoted Health ’s total funding pot to $1.99 billion. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Digital autism care startup Elemy scores unicorn status with $219 million Series B
This new funding round brings the company's total raise to $1.15 billon.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Twitter mourns educator Dr. Nadia Chaudhri. What can be learned from her story?
Dr. Nadia Chaudhri, a neuroscientist and professor, shared her experience with ovarian cancer on Twitter, showing how social media can be a powerful tool to connect and educate on chronic or serious illnesses. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Cochrane launches new focus on diversity and inclusion
Cochrane wants to welcome people, no matter who they are or where they live. The more varied perspectives we have, the better we can provide evidence to help inform health and healthcare decisions. We have contributors, supporters and members from all over the world, but we know very little about our community and what is important to you. This is an opportunity to learn from our community and hear your ideas about how Cochrane can become a more diverse and inclusive organisation. We ’ve launched a survey and are also running small online meetings. You can take part by:completing the short survey here now.&...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Lydia Parsonson Source Type: news

UK startup Stress Point Health presents research on digitalised neurofeedback
A study by Imperial College London found the therapy was more effective in treating stress, anxiety and PTSD than popular meditation apps. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

CQC inspection finds Juno app requires improvement
The regulator ’s report flagged governance issues in the midwifery and paediatrics service.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Q & A: Deloitte's Peter Micca on the digital health investment boom, going public and value-based care
Micca discusses how COVID-19 has impacted the future of digital health.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

HIMSSCast: Telehealth across borders
Healthcare lawyer Heather Alleva lays out the many ways that where you live affects what you can do when it comes to offering virtual care. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

MindMaze scores $125M for game-like rehab treatment
MindMaze said the funds will allow it to accelerate the commercialization of its rehab tools and expand its brain-repair products. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Hybrid provider Carbon Health scoops up chain of N.J. urgent care clinics
This is just the latest acquisition by Carbon Health this year. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Behavioral health coaching unicorn BetterUp lands $300M in Series E round
The Series E round brings BetterUp ’s valuation to $4.7 billion and its total raise to $600 million. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Contributed: Technology is helping physicians and pharma to better coexist
As physician workloads in increase, technology is helping providers  efficiently connect with pharma reps. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

London-based startup Habitual lands $2.3M seed funding
The firm provides a food replacement and digital support programme for people living with type 2 diabetes. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Millions of people in England to get access to digital health libraries
Apps libraries focused on weight management and mental health support to extend across the South-West. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Roundup: Health Basix secures seed funding; VUNO scores another deal from Samsung and more briefs
Also, Australia insurer nib offers free access to newly launched digital health app Snug. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 8, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Census Bureau: National Advisory Committee
The Census Bureau will hold a virtual public meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Racial, Ethnic, and Other Populations (NAC) on November 4-5, 2021. The NAC addresses policy, research, and technical issues relating to a full range of Census Bureau programs and activities, including decennial, economic, field operations, information technology, and statistics. The agenda and information on how to join the meeting will be posted on theCensus Advisory Committees website. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - October 8, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Audibel launches AI-enabled hearing aids that react to the user's environment
The hearing aids are also able to help detect a fall.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 7, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Workforce wellbeing company Virgin Pulse snaps up engagement tool Welltok
The acquisition will open up new markets to Virgin Pulse, including health systems. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 7, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news