AIA signs exclusive Asia Pacific partnership with Medix
Last week, AIA, the largest public listed pan-Asian life insurance group, announced a landmark partnership with Medix, a global health management solutions provider that will benefit AIA customers in the Asia Pacific region. Under the expanded regional partnership, building on already successful collaborations between AIA and Medix in Hong Kong and Singapore, AIA and Medix will work together to launch in more markets in 2019, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and Australia. What ’s it about (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 27, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

How Central, East Africa's tech renaissance is shaping its healthcare future
From blood delivery by drone to open-source EHRs, innovators are tackling the health needs and special challenges of the region with technology.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 24, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Third-party evaluation of Babylon GP at Hand looks at its impact on patients, staff and the broader system
Patients are using GP at Hand because it offers convenient services and " easier access " , findings indicate.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 24, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Future's fitness service closes $8.5M Series A round
Through the company's app, members can receive personalized workouts and guidance from a live personal trainer. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 23, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Documents, anonymous source describe Amazon's wearable, app for voice-based emotion detection
Codenamed Dylan, the system could be used to help an individual better communicate with others. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 23, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Satellite Applications Catapult and NHS organisation strengthen partnership
Oxfordshire-based Satellite Applications Catapult has already been working with the NHS Arden& GEM CSU for the past year and a half. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 23, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Cardinal Analytx raises $22M for its predictive population health insights platform
John Doerr led the round with participation from GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation, Blue Shield California and Premera Blue Cross.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 23, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb returns to investing firm NEA, Haven COO steps down and other digital health hires and departures
Also: Glooko taps Mark Clements as next chief medical officer;  MedHost's CFO becomes president of the company.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 23, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Drones transforming medical services delivery
Wing, a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet,  announced in April that it had received Civil Aviation Safety Authority approval to fly drones over built-up areas in Canberra, Australia. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 23, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Opinion: How self-tracking biometrics influence patients, medicine and society
For many, self-monitoring is becoming a new philosophy for life, argues digital health journalist and blogger Artur Olesch. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 23, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Study seeks to identify key factors in adoption of mobile health solution for oncology
Researchers carried out 17 interviews with doctors and nurses  using a free oncology decision support app in Europe. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 23, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Study seeks to identify key factors in the adoption of a mobile health solution for oncology
Researchers carried out 17 interviews with doctors and nurses  using a free oncology decision support app in Europe. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 23, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Health Canada approves Apple Watch ECG, public health groups warn of tobacco's guerrilla social media ads and more digital health news briefs
Also: HoloLens may affect surgeon's precision dexterity; Backpack Health integrates EHRs. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 22, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Reflexion Health's VERA system lands FDA clearance for trunk, upper extremities
The platform uses an avatar coach to help patients with physical therapy at home.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 22, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Tyto Care launches on Epic's App Orchard, will integrate with MyChart
Only a few telemedicine companies have apps on Epic's burgeoning app marketplace. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 22, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Comcast rumored to pilot in-home health monitors before year's end
The company is in talks with hospitals on how its product could be deployed to prevent readmissions. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 22, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Wearables, voice assistants face HIPAA hurdles but remain promising in clinical trials
This morning  MassBio hosted a panel on the use cases for the technology in clinical trials and beyond.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 22, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

FDA soliciting new volunteers to test drive its experimental Pre-Cert Program
Companies planning an upcoming De Novo or 510(k) submission for their software medical device are eligible, but  participation will not yield precertification. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 22, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Fitness platform Aaptiv adds new AI coach
The new AI coach uses a proprietary algorithm to personalize  fitness routines and offer lifestyle tips to each user.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder receives FDA breakthrough designation, opens enrollment for two RCTs
To see light as a prescription digital therapeutic for PTSD patients affected by nightmares, NightWare is testing its app among veterans and the general public. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Five tips from Northwell health for engaging health consumers
At the Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit last week, Northwell leadership shared lessons learned. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Facebook launches three new disease mapping tools
The new tools will include a  high-resolution population density map with demographic estimates, a movement map and network coverage map.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Mightier, a Boston Children's spinout focused on gamified emotional regulation training, gets $6.6M
The round, led by Foxkiser, brings the company's total funding to $10 million. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Cala Health's $50M Series C will bring its wearable essential tremor therapy to market
The neuromodulation company will also be looking to expand the rest of its product pipeline. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

AI-enabled monitoring, decision support platform Biofourmis raises $35M
The Singaporean company will be moving its headquarters to Boston.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Novartis, Otsuka, Pfizer, Sanofi commit to new trials on Verily's digital research platform
The pharmas will be employing Verily's Project Baseline platform to streamline recruitment and data collection during clinical research. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 21, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Smartphone algorithm combined with paper funnel can detect ear infection
Researchers at the University of Washington  have created a new app that was able to detect fluid in the middle ear in pediatric patients.  (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

AMA launches online education portal, researchers explore personalized radio for dementia patients and more digital health news briefs
Also: Apple patent on Apple Watch strap sensors; Drone medical delivery service raises $190 million. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

MyHeritage expands into health-focused DNA testing
The Israel-based company is offering 11 genetic risk tests, three polygenic risk tests  and 15 carrier status reports. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

FDA warns consumers, providers of unvetted glucose management devices, systems
Using devices and systems that have not been authorized by the regulatory agency comes with a risk. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Wearable technology can detect biomarkers linked to fertility windows
A study published in JMIR found that a  fertility wearable was able to use skin temperature, heart rate, and respiratory rate to help determine a woman's fertility window.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Co-op launches health app, Nori Health raises pre-seed funding, and more news briefs
Also: New competition exploring the use of AI and machine learning in the NHS opens today; Irish Life launches app with dacadoo for its clients; Elvie founder would consider moving  the business " if it is looking like Brexit will have a negative impact " . (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 20, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Patient stories inspire new digital tools at Singapore Health Systems, Sutter Health
At the Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience Summit, representatives from the two health systems explain how listening to patients inspired care coordination tools, health finance platforms and a patient scheduler.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 17, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

For Providence St. Joseph, patient engagement begins with a call center
The health system combines high tech and high touch to improve patient experience — and dramatically increase appointment booking. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 17, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Without co-design, technology's healthcare potential is wasted
Clifford Goldsmith, chief medical officer and national director of US providers at Microsoft Health and Life Sciences, discusses best practice for creating tools that engage patients and providers.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

DOJ steps in on Oscar Health vs. Florida Blue, Spire Health launching COPD study and more digital health news briefs
Also: Tweeted images could suggest troubled users; Exercise apps could aid recovering cancer patients. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Express Scripts to launch stand-alone digital health formulary in 2020
The pharmacy benefit manager will be vetting each of the tools featured within the new formulary for therapeutic value, usability, security, privacy and cost effectiveness. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Digital refill, delivery platform Phil lands $25M in Series B funding
The round was led by GreatPoint Ventures with participation from Tarsadia Investments, Crosslink Capital and Uncork Capital.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

How to build a better relationship between pharma and digital health
Remember that you are partners who have come together because you each have unique skills that the other cannot replicate on their own. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

AT & T, Gozio Health partner on in-facility mobile wayfinding
The collaboration is looking to expand the reach of Gozio's patient-facing hospital navigation app to more providers across the US. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

YouTube star Dr. Mike on technology's role in the future of medicine
Dr. Mikhail Varshavski's YouTube presence has been growing rapidly as he takes on issues such as telemedicine and technology's limitations.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 16, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

FDA clears AI that detects ‘ticking time bomb’ in chest images
AIdoc's tool flags potential cases of pulmonary embolism to ensure prompt review and intervention. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Connected rowing machine maker extends Series A round to $27M
Hydrow's in-home device delivers live and on-demand workouts for landlocked rowers. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Countries worldwide sound off on digital medicine efforts
This week at the Cleveland Clinic Patient Experience:  Empathy and Innovation Summit, clinicians discussed the international efforts of implementing technology in healthcare.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Livongo adds behavioral health tools for new, expecting parents
The new content is personalized for users whether they be single parents, same-sex couple or  adopting couples. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Solera Health rings in $42M Series C
The latest round of funding  brings the health program marketplace platform to a total of $72 million in backing. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Ping An Good Doctor and Wyeth partner to bring one-stop nutrition and healthcare solutions
Ping An Good Doctor, China ’s one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform, announced that it will be forming a strategic cooperation with Wyeth Nutrition, a nutrition and health company that is part of the Nestlé Group. What’s it about (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Time to speed up health insurance?
Health insurance companies have struggled to keep pace with global digitisation, but if they are to compete with an advancing battalion of disruptors, they need to mobilise coherent digital strategies now – and take the lead in building a new digital ecosystem. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 15, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Fitbit Charge 3 comes to UnitedHealthcare's Motion program, DrChrono's EHRs offer HealthFeed educational content and more digital health deals
Also: Ascom's clinician smartphone listed in Epic's Rover app; Nucleai partners with Protean BioDiagnostics. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

GP at Hand service under scrutiny as host CCG reveals plan to cut urgent care centre hours
Hammersmith and Fulham MP Andy Slaughter has raised concerns about the app ’s impact on NHS funding. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - May 14, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news