AT & T, OneLife announce LTE-M medical-grade smartwatch
The OnePulse smartwatch is the  first such device to achieve the certification, and includes an open API as well as built-in senors for continuous monitoring. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 22, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Apple ’s health strategy: Democratizing health information
A chat with Apple VP of Health Dr. Sumbul Desai. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 22, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

CareDox, PowerSchool team up to enable easier parental consent for in-school care
As part of the deal, CareDox's digital consent feature will be integrated into PowerSchool's Unified Administration Enrollment system.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Patients' Google search histories could help link them to appropriate care
A new study found that many emergency department  patients are willing to share both their health and search data, and that their search behaviors often change in the days leading up to presentation. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Hot flashes decrease by 50 percent in VRHealth pilot study
In a small pilot study, participants that used the VR system reported experiencing  a decrease in hot flashes and stress. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

MDLive's new CFO/COO, Spire Health's trio of healthcare appointments, and more digital health hires
Also: HeartFlow vet to head Paige.AI; Vida Health's SVP to integrate the virtual platform into health systems. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Study suggests new test could diagnose sepsis faster
The UK Sepsis Trust said that, while there was “no perfect test for sepsis”, the study “serves to remind us that technology is advancing ever closer to providing the answers”. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

UnitedHealthcare, Peerfit push deeper into Medicare Advantage markets, and more digital health news briefs
Also: Smoking cessation app trial wins $2.7 million  research grant; favorable study results for One Drop. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Microsoft, Takeda, Eurordis take on rare diseases in children with report, pilots
The three companies announced a slew of pilots employing  machine learning, collaborative digital tools and blockchain technology.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Samsung adds health-focused smartwatch, fitness tracker to its Galaxy lineup
Both the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit automatically detect and begin tracking a user's activity, with the former boasting a blood pressure monitoring feature courtesy of a UCSF research partnership. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Four health systems lead $3M strategic investment in NarrativeDx
The startup uses AI to turn patient feedback into actionable insights. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Survey: Consumers open to digital psychotherapy treatment, but lean toward in-person care
Cost was highlighted as a major barrier to  in-person care, while efficacy, access and confidentiality were cited as arguments against digital. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Pfizer, Ochsner Health team up for clinical trial innovation
The pharma company and health system are looking to create digital tools to help make clinical trials easier for patients, clinicians and researchers.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Novo Nordisk's new insulin pens will integrate with Abbott's Freestyle Libre system
Abbott joins Dexcom, Glooko  and Roche as a data-sharing partner for the as-yet-unlaunched device. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Third Eye Neurotech and Newcastle University break fresh ground for people with autism
Immersive virtual reality is playing a key role in the provision of NHS services to help treat anxieties and phobias. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Ben-Gurion University introduces AI platform for monitoring and predicting ALS progression
BGN Technologies, the technology transfer company of Ben-Gurion University (BGU), today unveiled an artificial intelligence (AI) platform for monitoring and predicting the progression of neurodegenerative diseases for the purpose of identifying markers for personalised patient care and improved drug development. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Berry Genomics and Prenetics establish Circle DNA; key management hires announced
Beijing-headquartered clinical genomics testing company, Berry Genomics and Hong Kong and London-headquartered genetics and digital health company Prenetics announced today key management hires for the new company, Circle DNA, which will be operational for business by the end of Q2 2019. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Covera Health gets $8.5M to use data to improve radiological accuracy
Equity Group Investments led the Series A round, the first funding round for the company. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 19, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

FDA grants De Novo clearance to interoperable insulin pump
The Tandem Diabetes Care t:Slim X2 can work in tandem with other blood sugar management devices, or on its own. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 19, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

VR, surgical robotics company Vicarious Surgical lands $10M
The round was led by Gates Frontier with participation from Khosla Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, AME Cloud Ventures and Marc Benioff.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 19, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Shimmer unveils wearable sensor platform for clinical trials
The  Verisense platform is designed to address problems created by consumer devices in the clinical research world. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 19, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

More consumers are using digital health to manage complex health conditions, Rock Health says
The report also showed a decline in consumers'willingness to share data with healthcare stakeholders.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 19, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Genetic data interpretation startup raises $6M
Emedgene's constantly updating algorithm  highlights genetic variants that could affect a patient's health.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 19, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Novo Nordisk's soon-to-be-released insulin pens will connect to Glooko's diasend platform
This morning Glooko also announced that its diasend platform will be compatible with the Dexcom G6.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 18, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Buoy Health's five new partners, IBM and Broad Institute's three-year disease prediction project, and more digital health deals
Also: Health at Hand signs on with Allianz Care; Sutter Health taps Ada Health for personalized guidance. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 18, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Patient data: Who owns it? Who can improve it? What's it worth?
As the patient moves into the consumer role in healthcare, more questions emerge around their role in data exchange. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 18, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Digital clinical trial startup closes $25M Series C round
Teckro's mobile platform keeps study teams and trial participants connected  and informed. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 18, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

French company URGO Group opens applications for mentorship scheme aimed at European medtech startups
Startups have until 30 April to submit their applications  for the French company's second edition of its  mentorship programme. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 18, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

French digital health insurance startup Alan announces €40m Series B funding round
This brings the total funding of the startup, which was founded in 2016, to  €75m. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 18, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

VR flythrough helps surgeons, patients alike prepare for surgery
At Hoag Hospital in California, the same technology is paying dividends for patient engagement and surgical outcomes. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Looking for that one story: Not Impossible Labs founder on making the impossible, possible
Mick Ebleing, founder of  Not Impossible Labs, talked about his journey from video producer to healthcare innovator at HIMSS19.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Interoperability, cloud, consumerization were hot topics at HIMSS19
Patient engagement and the consumerization of health also held court this week in Orlando. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Retail uses tech and data to engage its consumers — why can't healthcare?
Humana's chief medical officer  said that healthcare already has the tools it needs to anticipate patients'needs and  close gaps in care. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

The consumerization of healthcare: the good, the bad, the baffling
As consumers start to drive their healthcare experience, concerns about healthcare spending savvy and information overload come to light.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Smart Life Finland programme for health and wellbeing to be launched in March
Business Finland is setting up a four-year programme to support the country ’s companies and research organisations create novel services for health and wellbeing and expand internationally, offering a total of €80m-€100m in funding for research, development and innovation projects. It is the agency’s second initiative in this space, following a programme that aims to create new opportunities for international business and innovation around individualised healthcare platforms. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

New Smart Life Finland programme for health and wellbeing to be launched in March
Business Finland is setting up a four-year programme to support the country ’s companies and research organisations create novel services for health and wellbeing and expand internationally, offering a total of €80m-€100m in funding for research, development and innovation projects. It is the agency’s second initiative in this space, following a programme that aims to create new opportunities for international business and innovation around individualised healthcare platforms. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Roundup: Launches, deals and more announcements from HIMSS19
An updating collection of news released during this year's global health IT conference. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

AliveCor's new interim CEO talks debt funding, remote patient monitoring, other big plans for 2019
Interim CEO Ira Bahr said that his company is undeterred by Apple's entrance into the mobile ECG market. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Health data aggregation, centralization platform 1upHealth scores $2.38M in seed funding
The round was led by Eniac Ventures, Social Leverage and Meridian Street Capital.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

American Well debuts next-gen telemedicine cart, partners with Netsmart on opioid addiction counseling
The company's new 250 cart connects providers to specialists anywhere, not just within their own system. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

AI-based newborn eye disease screener closes $1.5M Series A round
Pr3vent's non-invasive tool looks to catch ophthalmic conditions when kids are still young. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

China ’s Burning Rock Biotech completes Series C financing of RMB 850 million
Burning Rock Biotech, which was founded in 2014 and focuses on NGS (Next-Generation Sequencing) diagnostics solutions for precision medicine in oncology, today announced the closing of the Series C financing totaling RMB 850 million. The financing was led by GIC, followed by LYFE Capital, CMB International Capital, Lilly Asia Ventures (LAV), Sequoia Capital China and T&Brothers Capital. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Digital support helps UK GPs reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescribing, study shows
The year-long study used EHRs from 79 GP surgeries in the UK contributing to the Clinical Practice Research Datalink. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Lessons learned from Mayo Clinic's'interactive care plan' rollout
The app-based tool highlights patients'goals and helps them manage conditions at home. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Beth Israel's Halamka on how machine learning can add value for hospitals today
From surgical scheduling to semantic search, the Boston-based center isn ’t waiting to implement AI. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Looking to startups for the future of health
From at-home STD testing kits to behavioral health platforms, this year ’s HIMSS Pitch Competition came from a variety of fields. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Seven Lessons from Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer Dr. Adrienne Boissy
Don ’t mix up EHR data or patient portals with engagement. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Policy, device compatibility efforts will invigorate healthy aging technologies
Analysts speaking at HIMSS19 argue that without major initiatives focused on adoption and platform creation, senior care technologies will remain low-impact point solutions. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Health 2.0: Applications that change the world
A recent article from the HIMSS Insights global eBook looked at the use of digital technologies in healthcare in the developing world. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Mendelian helps NHS to speed up rare disease diagnosis
Mendelian, a UK healthtech startup,  has received a £500,000 grant from Innovate UK to build platforms that will help GPs to identify NHS patients with potentially rare or hard-to-diagnose conditions and diseases more quickly. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 13, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news