Online prescription discount platform GoodRx reported to be filing for IPO
The listing could happen either later this year or in early 2021, Reuters reports. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

AstraZeneca taps Eko for heart screening initiative
The companies will also be looking into using Eko's tech in clinical trials.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Femtech market has unmet segments despite industry growth, report says
A majority of femtech funding goes towards fertility, pregnancy or motherhood, leaving many other women ’s health areas underserved, according to Rock Health. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

European Commission expands Google-Fitbit acquisition probe into full-scale investigation
The regulator said it was not satisfied with Google's offer to silo Fitbit-collected data so that it could not be used for advertising purposes. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Datos Partners with Vaica Medical and adds medication adherence to telehealth platform
The collaboration will enhance remote care offering for home hospitalised patients. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

UCL Technology Fund announces first close of £100m Fund 2
The fund aims to bring UCL ’s academic research in life, computer and physical sciences to commercial reality. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Health industry responds to European Innovation Partnership proposal
Industry leaders across medtech and pharmaceutical sectors  applaud proposal for its forward thinking. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 4, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Ancestry launches next generation sequencing product
The company said the product will give customers information about their genetic risk for certain diseases.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Remedy scoops up Onduo's clinical affairs head; Changing Health snags AI development leader from Babylon Health; and more digital health hires
Also: VillageMD's new chief innovation officer,  and Hims& Hers brings on behavioral health expertise. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

UK-based HealthHero launches telehealth platform and acquires Fernarzt
The new service will let patients communicate with general practitioners, mental health clinicians  and specialists.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

End-to-end medical imaging startup Nanox files for $125M IPO
The startup's approach combines a low-cost digital-imaging device for hospitals with a comprehensive medical-imaging software platform.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Brain Navi develops new robot that performs nasal swab tests autonomously
 The robot helps to reduce staff-patient contact with highly infectious diseases at the point of testing by autonomously navigating and safely collecting patient samples. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 3, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Google-Apple contact-tracing API updated with new dev tools, cross-country interoperability and location data clarifications
Exposure Notification tools are supporting apps live in 16 countries  and are also being explored by 20 U.S. states and territories, Google announced. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 31, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

SOC Telemed going public through'blank check' acquisition
The company will join the Nasdaq with an initial valuation around $720 million. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 31, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Lemonaid Health expanding services with $33M, Sun Life invests in Dialogue Technologies and more digital health funding news
Also: DarioHealth announced $28.6 million private placement transaction; StuffThatWorks launches with $9 million seed funding. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 31, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Dexcom sees revenue growth in Q2 2020 despite COVID-19 uncertainties
Dexcom president and CEO Kevin Sayer is “incredibly proud” of what the company is calling “resilient growth” in the second quarter of 2020, according to an earnings call on Tuesday. Despite having some uncertainty in the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Dexcom was able to produce significant year-over-year growth in Q2 2020. Saye r attributes much of the growth to a steady increase in knowledge of the company’s continuous glucose monitor (CGM), the Dexcom G6, among patients. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 31, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Tempo raises $60M to expand manufacturing capacity for sensor-enabled workout system
As part of the deal, Northwest Capital's Edward Yip and General Catalyst's Holly Maloney are joining Tempo's board.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Hims & Hers taps digital pharmacy Alto for same-day medication deliveries
Virtual primary care customers living in specific regions will have the option to use Alto's app and services at no additional cost. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Direct-to-consumer hearing device company scores $71M
Users can adjust settings for the devices through a corresponding app.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Teladoc Health's revenue & visits grew ever higher in Q2 2020
Although the  company's rapid growth  has been fueled by COVID-19, new contracts and state-by-state trends have CEO Jason Gorevic confident that telehealth adoption is here to stay. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The WNBA and NBA announce digital health partnerships for upcoming seasons
The WNBA is teaming up with the Oura smart ring for the upcoming season as part of the initiative to prioritize the players'and league staff ’s health, safety and privacy. This comes just a month after the NBA announced it too would provide Oura rings to all teams and league staff members. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Roundup: Emirates Hospital Group implements Okadoc ’s telehealth system, update on Ireland’s contact tracing app and more briefs
Also, Liva Healthcare supports national weight loss service with LloydsPharmacy. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Former doctor launches contact tracing app to support the NHS
The new app will help businesses across the UK open safely and meet all government guidelines. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Dutch startup Siilo scores €9.5m for its secure healthcare collaboration app
Funds will be used to expand across the UK, Ireland, DACH and BENELUX. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

SOMPO Himawari Life partners with dacadoo to launch health engagement app
Called Linkx score, the health engagement app will connect health activities and be able to implement the collected data with health risk prediction and illness prevention using dacadoo ’s Health Score tech. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 30, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Study finds CBT app Daylight reduces symptoms of anxiety
The study also found that individuals experienced a greater remission in anxiety than those in the control group.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 29, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Mount Sinai health data analytics spinout Sema4 raises $121M in Series C
The roughly three-year-old company says it now has a post-money valuation over $1 billion. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 29, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Meal logging & lesson completion tied to greater weight loss among Livongo DPP users
A new study conducted by the digital chronic disease management company highlighted engagement behaviors associated with stronger outcomes over 12 months. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 29, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Philips launches emergency medical response remote monitoring system in U.S.
The system is aimed at helping first responders in emergency situations in order to improve treatment decisions. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 29, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

CVS adds Big Health's Daylight, Weight Watchers, Kurbo & more to offerings for PBM clients
Its PBM clients will now be able to offer Naturally Slim and Vida Weight Loss+ as well.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 29, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Humana invests $100M into Heal's house call and telehealth platform
The strategic investment will help Heal expand its services into Chicago, Charlotte, Houston and other new regions. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 29, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

University of Cambridge researchers use mobile monitoring for early detection of COVID-19
The UK study will enable earlier identification of infection and develop research for treatment. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 29, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Ro receives $200 million in funding and is now valued at $1.5 billion
Direct-to-consumer virtual health company Ro announced Monday it ’s $200 million Series C funding round. With these additional funds, the company is now valued at $1.5 billion. The existing investor, General Catalyst, led the round with participation from FirstMark Capital, Torch, SignalFire, TQ Ventures, Initialized Capital, 3L, BoxGroup and the Chernin Group. Ro has raised $376 million since its founding in 2017. WHAT IT DOES (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Zebra Medical Vision receives 510(k) clearance for AI mammogram tool
Using this tool can help radiologists speed up the diagnosis process and reduce missed cases, according to the company. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Digital health researchers flock to smart clothing in studying sweat & COVID-19
Engineers from Tufts University demonstrate a new sensor for sweat detection, and Nanowear is teaming up with the New York City-Metro Health Systems to focus  on remote detection of COVID-19. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Another $59M for Nanox's'digital X-ray' device and imaging software platform
The company said that it has raised $110 million since November of 2019. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Sharecare scoops up WhiteHatAI to focus on healthcare payments
WhiteHatAI's technology can help address false claims, waste, abuse and fraud in the system.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Saudi German Hospitals implement Robotic Process Automation to improve patient experience
The UAE-based group has recruited Automation Anywhere to provide AI-powered software bots to “modernise key touch points”. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Wearable temperature monitoring firm raises capital for its expansion amid COVID-19 demand
The UK firm offers medical grade, non-invasive devices for constant core temperature monitoring. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

PAI Health ’s heart activity metric to be featured in Prudential’s Pulse app
PAI Health services will be available to Pulse users across 11 markets in Asia. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Withings collects $60M Series B to scale B2B offerings, add 100 employees
The 12-year-old French company is best known for its connected consumer health devices. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 28, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Anthem releases COVID-19 tracking platform with CloudMedx; Current Health integrates Dexcom CGM into its platform; and more digital health deals
Anthem has released its COVID-19-tracking and predictive digital platform, C19 Explorer, in partnership with CloudMedx. The tool has five data categories: public health, hospital, economy, social and preventative. Users can view information on a national, state, county and city level with data on cases, deaths, unemployment, food insecurity  and testing. C19 Explorer also includes future hot spot predictions for the next two weeks, one month and six months. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

With new EUA, LabCorp's COVID-19 diagnostic now handles asymptomatic, pooled testing
The FDA now allows LabCorp's platform to test patients with no COVID-19 symptoms, or to run samples from up to five patients at a time. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Belgian startup Indigo Diabetes scores €38 million to develop its under the skin CGM sensor
The company is looking to test the product in the U.S. and Europe, with the goal of gaining market approval for both regions by 2023.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Health content verification is the No. 1 ethical decision challenging tech platforms in the COVID era
COVID-19 has placed a new focus on how YouTube, Twitter and others are identifying and promoting valid sources of health information, writes VuMedi CEO Roman Giverts. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Coronavirus Support App to provide access to trusted information during the pandemic
The new Expert Self Care app will enable people to dispel  health misinformation and provide trusted answers to health questions. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 27, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Abbott app replacing neuromodulation system controllers receives FDA approval
The Patient Controller app works with Abbott's Infinity DBS System, Proclaim XR SCS System and Proclaim DRG Neurostimulation System. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 24, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Doctors tweet swimsuit photos in rebuke of critical journal article
Scores of doctors have rallied against an article published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery  that called out new vascular surgery doctors for  " unprofessional content " on their social media pages.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 24, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Back to the future: Digital health-led decentralization of healthcare delivery
Flare Capital Partners principal Ian Chiang  identifies the innovators and trends that will drive decentralization of healthcare in the coming years. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 24, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

HIMSSCast: An unexpectedly strong six months for digital health funding
HIMSSCast caught  up with part of the Rock Health team to look back at an eventful six months of investor activity and look ahead to the rest of 2020. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 24, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news