New temporary leadership at HHS, executive and advisory board additions for DarioHealth, and more digital health hires and departures
Also: Cleo names three new leadership positions.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Boston Scientific acquires wearable cardiac sensor maker Preventice Solutions
The nine-figure deal is set to close before the midpoint of 2021. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

UK-based Ampersand Health rolls out My Arthritis DTx
The tool was designed to support patients with  inflammatory arthropathies and can help them track their condition.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Guided iCBT outperforms unguided counterpart in treating depression, according to JAMA paper
The study also found that iCBT, both guided  and unguided, reduced depression symptoms at a higher rate than treatment as usual or a waitng list.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Hims & Hers closes its SPAC merger, lists on NYSE
The deal has brought the consumer telehealth and wellness company approximately $280 million in proceeds that it will use to grow and invest in new product categories. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Employee health company Kenzen begins partnership with Examinetics and receives investment
Kenzen ’s wearable device is designed to keep frontline workers in hazardous environments safe by monitoring users'health metrics.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Israeli Serenno Medical raises $1.5M for its kidney function device
Elcam Medical will manufacture Serenno's urine output monitoring device for early detection and prevention of acute kidney injury. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

India ’s health tech startup MFine raises $16M in latest funding round led by Heritas Capital
The startup plans to reinforce its leading position in delivering an AI-driven, on-demand healthcare service across India with its new funding. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 21, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Anthem details new digital health incubator, Ancestry stops health testing and more digital health briefs
Also:  NIH moves forward with physIQ's COVID digital biomarkers; Tyto Care adds pulse oximeter. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 20, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Anthem details new digital health incubator, Ancestry stops genetic testing and more digital health briefs
Also:  NIH moves forward with physIQ's COVID digital biomarkers; Tyto Care adds pulse oximeter. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 20, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Biobeat launches'hospital at home' version of its remote monitoring platform
The Israeli company's take-home kit includes a continuous vitals monitor, a patient app and a cloud-based patient-management system. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 20, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Zocdoc and Notable Health release vaccine administration support tools
Using technology to help fight COVID-19 has been a theme of the pandemic, and it continues to be for vaccine distribution.     (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 20, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Care coordination platform Dina scores $7M in Series A funding
The company plans to use the funds to continue to develop its platform and expand nationally.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 20, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Report finds half of older patients prefer digital tools to in-person consultations
The report surveyed over 100 UK GPs and 1,000 patients who visited their doctor in COVID-19. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 20, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

AstraZeneca Estonia to participate in VaccineGuard pilot
Estonia, Hungary and Iceland are the first countries to sign up to the new platform supporting the global COVID-19 vaccination programme. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 20, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

YouTube taps Dr. Garth Graham to lead new health partnerships team
The former U.S.  Deputy Assistant Secretary of Health will forge partnerships to bring more high-quality, credible medical information to YouTube. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 19, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Royal Philips buys connected med device company Capsule Technologies
Royal Philips purchased the company for $635 million from a PE firm.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 19, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Virtual primary care, symptom checker startup K Health closes $132M Series E
The New York-based company also announced the launch of a pediatric care offering for children ages 3-17.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 19, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Virtual primary care symptom checker startup K Health closes $132M Series E
The New York-based company also announced the launch of a pediatric care offering for children ages 3-17.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 19, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Virtual care platform Conversa adds $8M to expanded Series B round
The automated care platform has been deployed at several health systems to remotely monitor, analyze and communicate with patients across a range of conditions. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 19, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Philips and Merck partner to develop personalised fertility treatment
Remote patient monitoring, cloud-based platform services and AI-enabled ultrasound diagnoses will be used to improve outcomes in fertility treatment.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 19, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

HIMSS Insights Special Edition - APAC digital health trendbarometer
The findings are based on a survey conducted from October to December 2020 from 17 countries. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 19, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Pear Therapeutics inks deal with digital pill company etectRx
The pair will meet quarterly to discuss possible integrations and collaborations with the pharma industry.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Tech innovations don't need to be complex when trapped under pandemic pressure
Innovation leads from Northwell Health and Providence St. Joseph Health describe the role that familiar, scalable technologies played during their COVID-19 response. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

HIMSSCast: How improv actors are helping doctors break bad news
Dr. Anthony Orsini and Dr. Tanganyika Barnes discuss their novel training method for caregivers, and how they've adapted it in the age of COVID-19. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Making healthcare resolutions stick requires a whole-industry approach
Panelists at Accelerate Health discussed this week what the pandemic taught them, how they ’re adjusting for the road ahead and ways to make the changes last. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

ORCHA reports an'explosion' in the adoption of digital healthcare since COVID-19
Since the beginning of the pandemic there has been a 25% rise in health app downloads. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Roundup: Crowdfunding for surgical robots, immersive mindfulness platform launch and more briefs
Also, NHS trust to achieve rapid go-live system as part of a nation-wide approach to imaging. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Paige's $100M Series C, Carrum Health's $40M Series A and more digital health funding news
Also: NeuroFlow's $20 million Series B, and the launch of two new health tech investment funds. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Geisinger's chief innovation officer on why healthcare shouldn't go back to normal
This morning at HIMSS'Accelerate Health series  Dr. Karen Murphy discussed how the health system can apply lessons learned last year about flexibility, digitalization and payment reform to the future.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Amalgam Rx buys clinical decision support company Avhana Health
Avhana's platform is able to integrate into provider's EHRs and suggest treatments, including digital.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Google completes its acquisition of Fitbit
The companies'$2.1 billion deal was announced in late 2019, but delayed by regulatory concerns. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Bahrain launches mobile vaccination units for seniors and individuals with special needs
Said to be the first of its kind in the GCC, the initiative allows medical teams to make home visits to provide one of two approved COVID-19 vaccines to those unable to attend dedicated centres.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Digital health innovators share 2021 predictions
As populations will need to increasingly rely on self-care models during the pandemic, experts reflect on the key ways this  will transform the landscape of healthcare delivery and innovation in 2021 and beyond. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Italian startup PatchAi closes €1.7M funding round
The financing will be used to expand its clinical research services internationally. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Holmusk signs MoU with Singapore ’s NHG and IMH to co-develop digital solutions for mental health
According to the 2016 Singapore Mental Health Study, about one in seven people in Singapore has experienced a mental health condition in their lifetime.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 14, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Championing the caregiver experience
This special collection, which will be updated throughout the month, looks at what's being done to ease the provider burden. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Fertility app Flo Health settles with FTC over sensitive data sharing complaint
Per the  pending agreement, Flo will need to inform users that their period and pregnancy info was shared with third-party advertisers and install independent oversight of their privacy practices. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Novartis trial shows no benefits from Pear's schizophrenia app as CEO cites trial irregularities
The results will not impact the current rollout of a new version of the app, under special FDA guidelines. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Digital health public offerings continue with Amwell and Talkspace announcing public exit plans
After some called 2020 the “biggest year for IPOs,” analysts predicted the wave of digital health public offerings to last into the new year. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Teladoc reveals new pilots focused on virtual primary care, hospital at home and CGM data insights
In a J  P. Morgan virtual talk, CEO Jason Gorevic said the programs have either already kicked off or will be launching later this year. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

HealthHero acquires Irish telehealth provider MyClinic
The acquisition means that HealthHero now has a direct-to-consumer offer in Ireland. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Itamar Medical acquires Spry Health to improve remote sleep apnea treatment
Using Spry ’s technology, Itamar plans to develop a wearable RPM device for end-to-end digital care for OSA sufferers. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 13, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The devices, software and health tech headlines of CES 2021
MobiHealthNews'running list of the new health and wellness products from the digital version of this year's consumer tech show. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Nurx CEO on what's next for women's health in 2021
Varsha Rao sits down with MobiHealthNews to talk about what happened in 2020 and why women are driving the push towards the consumerization of healthcare. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Trustworthy AI has the ability to transform healthcare
Experts at CES 2021 discuss how to overcome the barrier to trust in something that is hard to understand and visualize.     (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Rock Health: Veteran investors doubled down on digital health's pandemic demand in 2020
The firm's year-end funding report reaffirmed 2020 as a breakout year totaling $14.1 billion in digital health fundings. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

UK biotech company Theolytics raises £5M in Series A funding
The company will expand its oncolytic viral therapy platform to combat cancer. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 12, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Biogen, Apple to launch virtual study on cognitive decline
The research project will be conducted using the Apple Watch and iPhone, and is set to begin during 2021. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Amwell CEO reflects on year of unprecedented telehealth adoption and predicts more digital chronic care for the future
 Amwell CEO Roy Schoenberg sits down with MobiHealthNews to talk telehealth adoption, going public and digital health M&As.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - January 11, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news