Hospitals embracing IoT must be prepared to secure a decentralized environment
Speakers at the Healthcare Security Forum in Boston discuss the rise of connected medical devices and what that means for a security team.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Sanofi walks back Onduo, its joint venture with Verily, amidst company-wide strategy shift
New CEO Paul Hudson said during today's strategy presentation that the company had " over-invested " in the joint venture back in 2016. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

LGBTQ, public health orgs call for Facebook to address ad policy in response to misleading PrEP ads
The false ads are instilling apprehension among at-risk individuals who would benefit from the HIV prevention treatment, 50-plus signatories write. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Current Health scaling its remote monitoring platform with $11.5M raise
The Scotland-grown startup is looking to hire, open a US headquarters and refine its AI algorithm. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Peregrine Ventures raises more than $115m MedTech fund
The Israeli venture capital fund will invest in early stage and late stage rounds of startups. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

NDMC partners with HTC DeepQ to build largest MR anatomy classroom in Taiwan
tudents and teachers can effortlessly switch between VR and the real world with just one click in laboratory lessons, learning from the virtual human body and real cadavers simultaneously. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Ping An Good Doctor and Merck sign agreement to explore integrated health solutions in China
Both companies will also jointly explore how to break down the barrier between online and offline healthcare by means of innovative retail models connecting retail pharmacies, hospitals and primary healthcare in rural areas. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 10, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

etectRx's ingestible adherence tracker system cleared by FDA
News of the ID-Cap System's 510(k)  comes amidst reports of turmoil within the business of its predecessor in clearance, Proteus Digital Health. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 9, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Proteus furloughed majority of employees last month after collapse of $100M funding round
The digital pill maker's employees were brought back after the company secured $5 million in emergency funding, but CNBC's report suggests that several are now looking elsewhere for work. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 9, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

G Medical Innovations receives $20.5M to grow US, international remote monitoring business
The Cayman Islands-based company is looking to add  20 new international sales representatives to its existing five by the end of next year. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 9, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

New Transformation Capital partner Mike Dixon talks insights from a decade in digital health investing
The last 10  years have seen a slew of new customer bases in digital health, from pharma to employers to consumers, Dixon says. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 6, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Fragmentation, regulations pose unique challenges for Europe's digital health market
This week at the EIT Health Summit in Paris  entrepreneurs, industry players, regulators and investors came together to discuss the opportunities for health innovation in Europe, and its relationship to the US market.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 6, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

DNA testing service for shoppers launches in London stores
The DnaNudge pop-ups aim to help Waitrose and John Lewis customers make healthier food choices. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 6, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Peloton's holiday ad falls flat, Israeli startup notches another 510(k) and more digital health news briefs
Also: Early study data on Onduo's tech-driven diabetes management program; Northwell Health sending chatbot-based appointment reminders. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 5, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

FDA, NIH's newest app asks clinicians to log case data when treating difficult infections
The CURE ID online data repository's crowdsourcing approach could help  the agency to identify novel uses for approved drugs. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 5, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Meta-analysis finds high dropout rates for studies on depression apps
When bias is accounted for,  researchers found a 50% dropout rate.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 5, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Laws ensuring commercial insurance coverage for telehealth increasing among states
Still, a new state-by-state survey from Foley& Lardner suggests there is still plenty of ground to cover in terms of telehealth payment parity, as well as  the language used in the laws themselves. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 5, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

pMD launches new feature that lets patients communicate with group of providers
The new tool will let patients send messages directly to their clinican, as well as send messages to care teams.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 5, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

John Halamka heading to Mayo Clinic, Google snipes Facebook health project manager and more digital health hires
Also: Cognoa announces new CFO; Pfizer vets find new roles at Aetion; Senate HELP Committee votes FDA commissioner nominee forward. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 4, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Scoop: A 2018 acquisition paved the way for Teladoc Health's new nutrition offering
Unveiled today, the new Teladoc Nutrition program  was built on the back of TelaDietitian's  existing network of more than 100 registered dietitians.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 4, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

French startup Diabeloop announces €31m Series B funding round
The company now wants to accelerate the commercial rollout of a system  for management of Type 1 diabetes. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 4, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

VivaLNK scores CE mark for its multi-vital medical wearable sensor, SDK
The technology lets researchers and clinicians continuously stream a patient ’s ECG rhythm, respiratory rate, heart rate, RR interval and three axis acceleration.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 4, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Mindwave Ventures unveils plans to open office in Leeds, appoints chief innovation and operating officers
Leeds, one of the largest cities in the UK,  is said to be the home of over 250 health tech businesses.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 4, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Study: AdhereTech's smart pill bottle intervention improves adherence without major additional expense
Conducted by AdhereTech and Avella Specialty Pharmacy, this is the first peer-reviewed study of  adherence startup's eight-year history. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

USDA announces dozens of grants to support rural telehealth rollouts
Roughly half of the 133 grants  announced by the department, totaling $42.5 million, will help bankroll the deployment of telemedicine programs. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Mental health tele-supervision platform secures $2.2M seed funding round
To streamline accreditation, Atlanta-based Motivo pairs aspiring mental health providers with online clinical supervisors. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Weekend server overload brings down Dexcom's CGM alert feature, raising alarms among parents
While Dexcom reports that interruptions in the service are mostly under control, many customers are critiquing the company's poor messaging of the issue, which they say could be fatal. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Digital health, Fortune 500 health companies see more female leadership, but still far from reaching parity
A Rock Health report  found that the percentage of female partners at digital health VC firms only rose from 12.2% to 12.6%, while deals closed by women-led startups rose 13.4% to 14%.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 3, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Garmin, Sleeprate collaboration will generate personalized sleep, activity insights for device owners
The Israeli company's sleep platform will use  Garmin's Health Companion SDK to better inform its coaching tool. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Quartet Health adds $7.5M to its summer Series D round, announces new partnership with Cambia Health Solutions
The deal will help connect Cambia's regional health plan members  in Washington and other nearby states to appropriate mental health services. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

AWS launches Amazon Transcribe Medical
The new HIPAA-compliant tool will be able to capture physician dictation or doctor-patient conversations.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - December 2, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Ada Health ’s chief medical officer on AI and building trust in digital health tools
The Berlin-headquartered company's chief medical officer spoke at Slush, an event that took place in Finland last week. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 29, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

AstraZeneca to invest in Israel's digital health scene with new programme
The initiative is based on a strategic partnership between the company and Jerusalem Venture Partners, Microsoft, Israeli entrepreneur Morris Kahn and others. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 28, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Elsevier and Tencent partner to expedite the dissemination of global health info in China
Both companies have been leveraging on digital platforms to broaden the reach and access to health information tools. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 28, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Consumer satisfaction lower for hospitals, higher for payers
Outpatient care settings are garnering more satisfaction than other providers, but overall satisfaction is down. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Emergent technologies are allowing consumers greater control and access to care
The shift happening in healthcare is similar to trends in personal wealth management, with beneficiaries assuming greater control. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Seniors that exercise frequently, don't have chronic conditions more likely to stick to wearable tracking
Researchers also found that a higher percentage of women and people with higher education levels reported using their wearables for more than six months. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Patient co-creation is a tall, but worthwhile, order for health innovators
At last months'Connected Health Conference, payer, pharma, and patient stakeholders discussed the value — and potential pitfalls — of involving patients in all parts of the innovation process. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Healthy.io ’s home-based UTI test kit to become available in Day Lewis pharmacies in the UK
The product will be available for purchase in over 280 of the chain's pharmacies in the UK. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Health education company Elsevier acquires medical education startup 3D4Medical
Following the acquisition 3D4Medical ’s digital tools will be rolled into Elsevier’s suite of educational content. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Popit cofounder talks expansion plans, new pharma collaborations
An interview with Timo Heikkil ä, cofounder and chief operating officer of Finnish health tech startup Popit. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Latest version of Eko's CORE stethoscope includes noise canceling capabilities
The technology also includes a 10-hour battery life and recording capabilities.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 26, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Amazon launches new Alexa feature that reminds customers when to take meds
The new feature will initially be available to Giant Eagle Pharmacy customers.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 26, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Former Outcome Health execs hit with grand jury indictments over ad fraud scandal
The company's former CEO, president and CFO are each facing multiple counts of wire fraud, bank fraud and mail fraud, among other charges. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 26, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Stroke patients using VR show greater adoption when able to connect with others
In a small study, researchers found that 99% of patients given a multi-user version of VR therapy completed the treatment.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 26, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Opinion: ePublic Health — Where tradition meets innovation
Vasileios Nittas,  doctoral candidate at the Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Prevention Institute, University of Zurich, looks at the impact of social media and digital self-tracking tools on public health. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 26, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

More than half of Americans have avoided medical care due to cost
Prices are a priority, with 91% saying that costs for medical services should be as readily available as prices on a restaurant menu. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Nines banks $16.5M for tele-radiology, AI imaging triage platform
Accel and 8VC headlined the Mount Sinai-affiliated startup's Series A.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Emerging employee wellness trends for 2020
Employee engagement is a vital part in determining the success of a company's wellness program, and there are four trends to look for next year. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

DarioHealth targets physical retail with its mobile-friendly diabetes management platform
The announcement comes not long after competitor One Drop began rolling out its similar offering in Apple Stores and Walmarts. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - November 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news