Digital Health

TELEMENTAL HEALTH REPORT: How telehealth can help US hospitals and health systems manage the $238 billion mental health crisis | Business Insider | 8/11/2020

This is a preview of The Telemental Health Report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more healthcare coverage with Digital Health Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing digital health news and analysis to your inbox. The US is in the midst of a swelling mental health crisis that’s expected to slam the healthcare system with $238 billion in costs in 2020. Health systems …

Free digital health checks for schools ahead of online - One News Page | 8/10/2020

Schools are being offered a free internet “health check” by Network for Learning (N4L) ahead of this year’s NCEA exams - more of which are expected to take place online this year following a funding boost.The Crown agency, which …

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Digital health firm named as CCS supplier | 8/10/2020

Spirit Digital has been named a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Spark Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for new and emerging technology products. × Expand Through Spark DPS, public sector organisations will have access to Spirit Digital’s digital health platform, CliniTouch Vie, designed to keep patients with long-term conditions out of hospital and reduce the frequency with which clinicians need to make home visits to these patients. By working …

18 Big Tech Predictions for the Second Half of 2020 | Business Insider | 8/10/2020

… Considering the impacts of the pandemic, Insider Intelligence has put together a list of 18 Big Tech Predictions for the Second Half of 2020 across Banking, Connectivity & Tech, Digital Media, Payments & Commerce, Fintech, and Digital Health . See the rest of the story at Business Insider See Also: How AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud are capitalizing on accelerated digital transformation Network operators will play a crucial role in US back-to …

Riyadh Global Digital Health Summit to kick off tomorrow | 8/10/2020

Riyadh Global Digital Health Summit to kick off tomorrow By Naver  Listen to this Riyadh (UNA-OIC) – The Riyadh Global Digital Health Summit will be launched here on Tuesday, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The summit will be organized virtually by the Health Affairs of the Ministry of National Guard and the Saudi Center for International Strategic Partnerships, in cooperation with the Saudi Secretariat of the G20. This …

Infermedica raises $10.2 million | 8/10/2020

Infermedica Infermedica raises $10.2 million Polish healthtech startup Infermedica has raised $10.25 million in Series A funding. The round was led by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and digital health fund Heal Capital, with participation from existing investors Karma Ventures, Inovo Venture Partners, and Dreamit Ventures. Founded in 2012 in Wrocław, Poland, by Piotr Orzechowski (CEO), Infermedica is an AI-driven platform that delivers symptom triage and …

Blended Learning Compared to Traditional Learning in Medical Education: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis | 8/10/2020

… CrossRef ] [ Medline ] Martinengo L, Yeo NJY, Tang ZQ, Markandran KD, Kyaw BM, Tudor Car L. Digital education for the management of chronic wounds in health care professionals: protocol for a systematic review by the Digital Health Education Collaboration. JMIR Res Protoc 2019 Mar 25;8(3):e12488 [ FREE Full text ] [ CrossRef ] [ Medline ] Bandla H, Franco RA, Simpson D, Brennan K, McKanry J, Bragg D. Assessing learning outcomes and cost effectiveness …

Artificial Intelligence Bests Clinicians in Flagging Prostate Cancer | HealthIT Analytics | 8/10/2020

… By August 10, 2020 - An artificial intelligence algorithm was able to identify prostate cancer from tissue slides significantly more accurately than expert pathologists and previous algorithms, according to a study published in The Lancet Digital Health . Adenocarcinoma of the prostate is the second most common cancer diagnosed in men, with more than one million new cases diagnosed annually, researchers noted. Currently, the main way to diagnose prostate cancer is assessment …

Roche, aMoon Launch New Program To Invest In Early Israeli Health Tech Ventures | 8/10/2020

… innovative diagnostic technologies from the Israeli health tech ecosystem that address global healthcare challenges, aMoon said. The accelerator, called “StarFinder Lab,” will focus on identifying and cultivating “disruptive AI-driven data as well as digital health care solutions from the agile and highly skilled Israeli health tech ecosystem,” according to the announcement. StarFinder Lab will provide funding, mentoring and strategic support to newly-formed or existing ventures picked for the program …

Aveshka announces Dr. Til Jolly as Chief Medical Officer | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

… Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). He also worked with the National Football League for 11 Super Bowls, advising on stadium security matters. In these roles, he coordinated across multiple areas of expertise including preparedness, digital health and technology, clinical medicine, public health, and risk communications. As CMO, Dr. Jolly will directly support clients by providing clinical leadership and direction for all public health and healthcare matters. He will be responsible …

Samsung’s latest smartwatch received FDA clearance for its EKG-tracking capability | Business Insider | 8/10/2020

… its Watch3’s EKG feature suggests that it may be following Apple’s lead and placing a greater emphasis on its smartwatch’s healthcare features. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can learn more about subscribing here. Electronics giant Samsung announced that its EKG-tracking app — which is linked to its Galaxy Watch3 — landed FDA clearance. Its Watch3 …

Health Union Selects Qualtrics CoreXM | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

Health Union Selects Qualtrics CoreXM News provided by Aug 10, 2020, 10:45 ET Share this article SALT LAKE CITY and SEATTLE , Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Qualtrics, the leader in customer experience and creator of the experience management category, today announced that Health Union, a digital health company, has selected Qualtrics CoreXM. CoreXM is the foundation of experience management and the most complete and trusted insight solution on the market. Organizations …

QualityStocksNewsBreaks – DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO) Featured in Fox Business Segment Regarding Telehealth and the Future | 8/10/2020

DarioHealth (NASDAQ: DRIO) , a pioneer in the global digital therapeutics market, was featured in a Fox Business segment on Friday titled, “Is telehealth the future of health care?” Dariohealth CEO Erez Raphael joined Fox’s Liz Claman to explain where he sees digital health and digital therapeutics going from here. “In order to treat chronic conditions, it’s very, very important to surround the user 24/7, and digital solutions and digital therapeutic …

Telehealth, Clinical Research and Informed Consent | 8/10/2020

… communities to close that clinical practices started to explore the use of technologies to continue monitoring patients remotely. The global health crisis has forced both health care providers and regulatory agencies to pivot toward digital health services. Clinical research is no exception. Many clinical research studies were put on hold in the early days and weeks of the pandemic in the United States. Researchers and their staff were deployed to …

NetworkNewsBreaks – DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO) Featured in Fox Business Segment Regarding Telehealth and the Future | 8/10/2020

DarioHealth (NASDAQ: DRIO) , a pioneer in the global digital therapeutics market, was featured in a Fox Business segment on Friday titled, “Is telehealth the future of health care?” Dariohealth CEO Erez Raphael joined Fox’s Liz Claman to explain where he sees digital health and digital therapeutics going from here. “In order to treat chronic conditions, it’s very, very important to surround the user 24/7, and digital solutions and digital therapeutic …

Cerner, LRV Health invest $6M in digital prescribing platform Xealth | FierceHealthcare | 8/10/2020

… digital supply chain” that makes it possible for healthcare providers to prescribe and monitor digital therapies. (Sergei Domashenko/Shutterstock) Health IT giant Cerner is teaming up with Xealth to give patients easier access to digital health tools. Xealth, a startup spun out of Providence St. Joseph Health in 2017, enables doctors to prescribe patients apps, connected medical devices and other digital tools directly from electronic health record (EHR) systems. As …

Why a college is sharing its digital COVID checker | 8/10/2020

… By: Matt Zalaznick August 10, 2020 William & Mary may suspend the IT services of campus users who don’t monitor their health with the university’s mobile app or website tool. William & Mary is sharing its digital health tracker via open-source with all institutions in Virginia to monitor for COVID symptoms on mobile apps and websites. The free “ Daily Health Check ” tool also reminds users about the actions and healthy habits …

How to stay up to date when you work in health tech | by Sam Nixon | Aug, 2020 | Medium | 8/10/2020

… lots on healthcare Impossible Healthcare , two physicians at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles talking about what’s changing in healthcare 🖥 Website + blog reads (Few times a week/whenever they’re updated) Mobihealthnews , my go-to digital health publication, good for covering news Fierce Healthcare , business and policy news Matthew Holt’s work on The Healthcare Blog Kaiser Health Network , news sponsored by the Kaiser Family Foundation Modern Healthcare , HIT Consultant , Health IT …

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry | 8/10/2020

Learn more about BI Prime View online Science Select THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry Business Insider Intelligence explores the healthcare ecosystem, industry trends driving digital transformation, and where the industry is headed. READ MORE France and Germany pulled out of talks to reform the WHO because the US was trying to take control, according …

Dr. Charlotte Lee’s journey from ballerina to UK Director of Big Health | MobiHealthNews | 8/10/2020

Dr. Lee also dives into the challenges and opportunities of digital health in providing equitable healthcare. 08:52 am Share Dr. Charlotte Lee, U.K. Director of digital mental health company Big Health, started her professional life as a ballerina. For a time she even danced with the Royal Ballet in London. But when it came time to decide if she was going to pursue the route of prima ballerina, she decided …

Prisma Health CDO: Payment changes key to sustaining telehealth gains | Modern Healthcare | 8/10/2020

… governance structure has a purpose, but we had to pivot quickly and we didn’t really have time to have conversations about every single thing. Luckily the organization and (information technology services) and informatics and digital health stepped up to the plate and made it happen. We already had a lot of things in place like video—a secure chat platform; we were also contracting for automated chatbots and real patient …

US and Taiwan Sign Landmark Agreement on Health Cooperation | 8/10/2020

… building better tomorrows for all. https://t.co/uASJngojD1 pic.twitter.com/ih0OObcRk7 — 外交部 Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ROC (Taiwan) (@MOFA_Taiwan) August 10, 2020 The MoU spans global health security, infectious disease prevention and control, and digital health , through cooperative programs, meetings, and personnel exchange, according to a press release by Taiwan’s Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW). “This MOU aims to enhance the health and wellbeing of people of Taiwan and …

A Unique Healthcare ETF off to a Hot Start | 8/10/2020

In the pantheon of new ETFs, the Global X Telemedicine & Digital Health ETF ( EDOC ) is on pace to go down as one as of the legends. About a week after coming to market, the fund has nearly $125 million in assets under management, easily making it one of 2020’s most successful new ETFs, thematic or otherwise. The Global X Telemedicine & Digital Health ETF ( EDOC ) seeks to invest in companies …

Why MedCity News should be your go-to advertising partner - MedCity News | 8/10/2020

… INVEST conference in partnership with the Mid-America Healthcare Investors Network was a success and included sponsorship from J.P. Morgan, TriNet, UnityPoint Health Ventures, and more. Next up on our events calendar is INVEST Digital Health , which will spotlight digital health startups, investment trends and applications in healthcare delivery, in association with industry association Medical Alley , September 21-25. Our event sponsorship options include sponsored posts, sponsoring a panel, startup pitch …

StartUPDATES: New developments from healthcare startups - MedCity News | 8/10/2020

… Perceptive Advisors LLC, Sands Capital, ArrowMark Partners and Venrock Healthcare Capital Partners. Founding investors PBM Capital and Nolan Capital also took part in the Series B round. Click here to read more . Ginger , a digital health startup that lets users chat with a mental health coach, raised $50 million in funding in a series D round. Advance Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners led the funding round. Cigna’s venture arm …

Telehealth

Australian government fronts up $19 million for digital health tech development | ZDNet | 7/20/2020

… to support the development of health technologies. “Successful applicants will use the funding to develop medical devices – including wearable devices – telehealth and telemedicine, and digitally-enabled personalised medicine,” Minister for Health Greg Hunt said. “Our … Elsewhere, RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) Online and the Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) have announced three new digital health micro-credentials designed to help upskill current healthcare workers. The courses include the …

Health Research

Australian government fronts up $19 million for digital health tech development | ZDNet | 7/20/2020

… medical research into the hands of doctors and patients (TechRepublic) Elsewhere, RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) Online and the Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) have announced three new digital health micro-credentials designed … Related Coverage Australian government sinks AU$19 million into AI health research projects Federal government hands Edith Cowan Uni AU$4.5m for Indigenous health website HealthDirect Australia keeping tabs on directory data quality using federated …

Behavioral Health

Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. Announces New Contract with digiiMED to Provide its iUGO Care Platform to Patients in Puerto Rico | Globe Newswire | 7/15/2020

… has signed a contract with digiiMED, LLC to provide Reliq’s iUGO Care Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM), Chronic Care Management (CCM), Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) and Principal Care Management (PCM) platform to digiiMED’s Medicare and private … our clients after an extensive review of all commercially available digital health solutions. Reliq’s iUGO Care platform has the most comprehensive capabilities of any virtual care software solution, but is also intuitive and easy to …

Healthtech

Addressing the gender gap in health tech | Stanford | 7/15/2020

… in health tech innovation last year, and more recently, co-founded an action-oriented initiative called Diversity by Doing (DxD Healthtech), which raises awareness of inequity and helps people take action to create a more … poll of professionals working at medical device, device-based diagnostic, digital health and health information technology companies. Of about 400 respondents, 38% were male and 62% were female. The findings were published in the Annals …

NIH

Ksana Health Selected to Support Landmark Study on Adolescent Brain Development and Child Health | PRWeb | 7/13/2020

… mental health. Launched in 2015, the ABCD study is following nearly 12,000 youth, including 2,100 who are twins or triplets, for at least 10 years starting at ages 9 to10. ABCD is an NIH-supported, multi-institute research program that will generate robust data about how young brains mature. The study recently announced $290 Million in new funding to follow the children into important transitional periods of middle school and …

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

#FirstRespondersFirst Offers the Pivot Digital Tobacco Cessation Program to Frontline Healthcare Workers During the COVID-19 Crisis | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Digital health company Carrot Inc. today announced their partnership with FirstRespondersFirst to offer their Pivot digital tobacco cessation program to frontline healthcare workers at no cost during the COVID-19 crisis. Pivot will be launched initially in Boston with 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the largest Healthcare Union in the U.S., with the option for national expansion. FirstRespondersFirst , an initiative of Harvard T.H …

American Heart Association

BurstIQ Wins Prestigious Award at the 2020 Enterprise Blockchain Awards | PR Newswire | 7/9/2020

… together to solve COVID-19 and other global health challenges, as well as the announcement of a collaboration between BurstIQ, American Heart Association and Hitachi Vantara to bring together data, science, and technology to drive … a global, secure data network that allows health systems, payers, digital health companies, pharma & life science companies and governments to collaborate, share, discover, and build the impossible. For more information visit: Website Facebook Twitter LinkedIn …

HITRUST

Datica Earns No. 1 Ranking in Interoperability Solutions, Cloud Management Compliance Services by Black Book Research | PR Newswire | 7/8/2020

… Black Book Market Research, a renowned market intelligence firm. This award recognizes Datica for outstanding achievement in Cloud Management & HIPAA/HITRUST Compliance Services. Black Book rankings are based on client experience scores, obtained from 360,000 … compliance solution offers end-to-end managed compliance services for digital health developers to scale rapidly in the cloud, while ensuring HIPAA compliance and HITRUST certification are in place. To learn more, visit: https://datica.com …

Patient Safety

The impact of type of dietary protein, animal versus vegetable, in modifying cardiometabolic risk factors: A… | National Institutes of Health | 7/6/2020

Digital Health and Patient Safety, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; Institute of Neurobiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria. 12 Institute of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden; Clinic of Cardiology, University Clinical Centre of Kosovo, Prishtina, Kosovo; Medical Faculty, University of Prishtina, Prishtina, Kosovo. 13 Department of Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Poland; Polish Mother’s Memorial Hospital Research Institute (PMMHRI) Lodz, Poland; Cardiovascular Research Centre …

Regenerative Medicine

The impact of type of dietary protein, animal versus vegetable, in modifying cardiometabolic risk factors: A… | National Institutes of Health | 7/6/2020

… Sweden; Molecular & Clinical Sciences Research Institute, St George University London, UK; Brunel University, Middlesex, UK. 6 Institute of Cardiology and Regenerative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia; Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital … Pharmacognosy, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Digital Health and Patient Safety, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria; Institute of Neurobiology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria. 12 Institute of Public Health …

Clinical Research

Repurpose.AI and LEO Pharma partner to accelerate drug discovery - Business Insider | 7/6/2020

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can … less efficient over time. But AI platforms can comb through clinical research data faster to make novel and more effective predictions than traditional methods. This makes AI especially appealing for pharma firms, considering it takes …

Medicare Advantage

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… between state lockdowns, unemployment reports and escalating public markets, COVID-19 still down’t appear to have torpedoed investors’ interests in digital health. During the second quarter of 2020, MobiHealthNews tracked 89 funding deals totaling $2.44 … Currently it has plans for individuals and families, businesses, and Medicare Advantage plans. $194 Allianz X and Takeda The company plans to use the new money to help expand its technology and services and help …

Community Health

FINN Partners Wins Agency Of The Year 2020 From The HITMC - Health And IT Marketing Community | PR Newswire | 7/1/2020

… health, FINN Partners. “It is a thrill to be recognized for outstanding client work by this wonderful health professional community. All 81 HITMC Medigy Honorees are outstanding colleagues on the frontlines in advancing digital health and medical tech innovation.” “FINN Partners is a deserving winner of a 2020 Medigy HITMC Award,” said John Lynn , Chief Editor and Founder at Healthcare Scene, the company behind HITMC. “Together, the 2020 Award Winners …

ACA

Could health insurance costs be flat or even lower during a global pandemic? - MedCity News | 7/1/2020

… market filings average just 2.6% requested increase, to date, with some decreasing Delving into health insurers’ rate filings for the ACA individual market, we have uncovered that, to date, requested 2021 rate increases have been … moving to create “supercenters” with comprehensive healthcare services. In addition, digital health has “crossed the chasm” as a viable alternative to in-person care for a growing array of health care – and it costs less …

HIMSS20

Former Rep. Patrick Kennedy, Pear, Shatterproof join forces on new addiction focused DTx coalition | MobiHealthNews | 7/1/2020

HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started The organization is looking to advocate for FDA-cleared digital therapeutics to be covered by Medicare on the federal level and Medicaid on the state level. Reimbursement has historically been a hurdle for digital health. But Kennedy argues that digital tools have the ability to demonstrate outcomes. “They have the ability of tracking the data in very …

Digital Therapeutics

Council Post: Stepping Toward A Digital Approach To Chronic Disease Management | Forbes | 6/30/2020

VP Digital Marketing Itamar-Medical , Seasoned Executive leading digital organizations in consumer and health companies for the last 20 years There are a few industry segments that operate in the space where tech meets health. Following the Digital Therapeutics Alliance definitions , digital health is “the space at the intersection of technology and healthcare.” Digital medicine is “the field of evidence-based digital health tools that measure and/or intervene in …

Rural Health

A new bill asks Congress to make telehealth coverage expanded by the CARES Act permanent | Business Insider | 6/30/2020

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can … monitoring services, as well as establish permanent telehealth coverage at Rural Health Clinics (RHC). Business Insider Intelligence Despite a recent decline in telehealth utility, usage is still higher in the US than it was pre …

Cardiac Rehab

New Study Shows Datos Health’s Remote Care Platform Can Increase Patient Adherence to Cardiac Rehabilitation, and Result in Functional Improvement | PR Newswire | 6/30/2020

… automated remote care and telemedicine platforms, announced today the results of new research with Sheba Medical Center , showing that tele-cardiac rehabilitation (tele-CR) can improve adherence and exercise capacity among cardiac rehabilitation (CR) patients … Sheba’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Center, is the first attempt to utilize digital health technology for remotely monitored cardiac rehabilitation. “Despite the clear benefits of CR in reducing cardiac mortalities and improving overall quality of life, it …

Digital Therapeutics Alliance

Council Post: Stepping Toward A Digital Approach To Chronic Disease Management | Forbes | 6/30/2020

VP Digital Marketing Itamar-Medical , Seasoned Executive leading digital organizations in consumer and health companies for the last 20 years There are a few industry segments that operate in the space where tech meets health. Following the Digital Therapeutics Alliance definitions , digital health is “the space at the intersection of technology and healthcare.” Digital medicine is “the field of evidence-based digital health tools that measure and/or intervene in …

Diagnostic Imaging

Medical Sensors Global Market Outlook to 2027 - Non-Invasive Segment is Set for Strong Growth | PR Newswire | 6/29/2020

… players profiled in the Medical Sensors Market include Sensirion AG, Merit Sensor Systems, First Sensor, STMicroelectronics, Omnivision Technologies, Inc, Proteus Digital Health, Texas Instruments, NXP Semiconductors, Tekscan Inc., Medtronics, Keller America, Innovative Sensor Technology, TE … Patient Monitoring 9.2.1 Pulse Monitoring 9.2.2 Cerebral Oxygenation Monitoring 9.3 Diagnostic Imaging 9.4 Fitness and Wellness 9.5 Therapeutics 9.6 Medical Implants and Endoscopy 10 Global Medical Sensors Market, By End User 10.1 Introduction 10.2 Physician …

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Here’s how smaller practices can prepare for continuing telehealth demands | Healthcare IT News | 6/29/2020

digital health industry team at Foley and Lardner. Historically, they’ve faced a lack of resources, a lack of strategic decision-making, a lack of time and attention to devote to telehealth, and a lack of reimbursement opportunities, said Lacktman. Until regulatory changes, such as those enacted by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, had made telehealth provision more financially feasible, a doctor “had every economic incentive to require the …

HIPAA

Anthem launches enhanced Amazon Alexa voice assistant for members | Business Insider | 6/25/2020

… X’. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification. This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Nevada … as well as order prescription refills. The Anthem Skill is HIPAA-compliant and will only allow members to access information about their current Anthem commercial health plan — and information stored will be deidentified, per Anthem …

American Medical Association

As wave of Covid-19 cases crashes, a surge in other health conditions looms | STAT | 6/25/2020

… serious things like chest pain and appendicitis that can be treated early and safely,” said Susan Bailey, president of the American Medical Association. “It’s important to keep the lines of communication with health providers open … groups and older Americans, who may have limited access to digital health tools. In some cases, Graham said, people are forgoing care entirely. Overall, an estimated 42% fewer people visited emergency departments in April this …

Big Pharma

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck BrightInsight used to raise $40 million by convincing investors that it can help Big Pharma go digital | Business Insider | 6/23/2020

… information from patients during clinical trials and from other care venues, then helps the final product get approved and used by everyday people. Business has been booming since coronavirus underscored the need for digital health, CEO and cofounder Dr. Kal Patel told Business Insider. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . Healthcare company BrightInsight just raised $40 million as it builds out a host of digital tools that help drugmakers …

Precision Medicine

Microsoft Azure and Johns Hopkins Medicine have partnered to accelerate precision medicine | Business Insider | 6/23/2020

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can learn more about subscribing here. Johns Hopkins Medicine (JHM) and Microsoft Azure have teamed up in a five-year deal in which JHM will leverage Microsoft's AI and analytics tools to facilitate precision …

TytoCare

IN A BOOSTER SHOT FOR HOMEBUYERS, CC HOMES BECOMES FIRST HOMEBUILDER TO OFFER ON-DEMAND TELEMEDICINE SERVICES THROUGH EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH BAPTIST HEALTH SOUTH FLORIDA | Globe Newswire | 7/16/2020

Digital Health Kits powered by TytoCare™ . The digital health kit offers unlimited virtual urgent care visits and the innovative TytoHome personal exam device - an easy-to-use touchscreen, HD camera and microphone, infrared digital thermometer, as well as several adapters to record ears, throat, heart and lungs. Available for non-life-threatening illness and injuries, the technology enables Canarias and Maple Ridge homebuyers to avoid busy waiting rooms while saving …

Crossover Health

Amazon is launching onsite health clinics for select US employees | Business Insider | 7/16/2020

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can learn more about subscribing here. Amazon pulled the curtain back on plans to open 20 onsite health clinics for select employees through a partnership with California-based Crossover Health, which will be tasked with operating …

Medtronic

Telehealth Market Worth $71.44 Billion, Globally, by 2027 at 16.4% CAGR: Verified Market Research | PR Newswire | 7/16/2020

digital health policy supports the use of digital apparatus for improving the system compliance of the healthcare system and lays a significant focus on the use of telemedicine services, especially in the Health and Wellness Centers. The major players in the market are KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS, MEDTRONIC, GE HEALTHCARE, CERNER CORPORATION, SIEMENS HEALTHINEERS AG, CISCO SYSTEMS, ASAHI KASEI CORPORATION, IRON BOW TECHNOLOGIES, AMERICAN WELL, and TELADOC HEALTH. Verified Market Research has …

UnitedHealth

Amazon is launching onsite health clinics for select US employees | Business Insider | 7/16/2020

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can … insurance to consumers Oak Street Health filed to go public UnitedHealth is piloting a remote diabetes management program …

TytoHome

IN A BOOSTER SHOT FOR HOMEBUYERS, CC HOMES BECOMES FIRST HOMEBUILDER TO OFFER ON-DEMAND TELEMEDICINE SERVICES THROUGH EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH BAPTIST HEALTH SOUTH FLORIDA | Globe Newswire | 7/16/2020

Digital Health Kits powered by TytoCare™ . The digital health kit offers unlimited virtual urgent care visits and the innovative TytoHome personal exam device - an easy-to-use touchscreen, HD camera and microphone, infrared digital thermometer, as well as several adapters to record ears, throat, heart and lungs. Available for non-life-threatening illness and injuries, the technology enables Canarias and Maple Ridge homebuyers to avoid busy waiting rooms while saving …

Crossover Health

Amazon debuts employee health clinics - Business Insider - Business Insider | 7/16/2020

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can learn more about subscribing here. Amazon pulled the curtain back on plans to open 20 health clinics for select employees through a partnership with California-based Crossover Health, which will be tasked with operating and …

Merck

One nonprofit’s ambitious new innovation for rare blood cancer patients | Fortune | 7/15/2020

… a key difference. This is all free. Read on for the day’s news. Sy Mukherjee [email protected] @the_sy_guy DIGITAL HEALTH \n A coronavirus test using… paper? Given the troubles of coronavirus testing (more … Banovetz, chief technology officer at 3M. ( FierceBiotech ) \n INDICATIONS \n Merck strikes HIV deal with Dewpoint worth up to $305 million. Merck became the latest company to team up with Dewpoint Therapeutics on Tuesday, in …

Best Buy Health

Is Amazon’s Health Care Pilot a Threat to Other Bigwigs? - July 15, 2020 - Zacks.com | 7/15/2020

… FB - Free Report ) , Alphabet ( GOOGL - Free Report ) and Microsoft ( MSFT - Free Report ) and retail behemoths — Walmart ( WMT - Free Report ) and Best Buy ( BBY - Free Report ) , which are also making every effort to capitalize on the … health plans to employees. Facebook is gaining on its personal digital healthcare tool namely Preventive Health that prompts users to get regular health checkups. Further, the tool also connects users with to healthcare service providers …

AstraZeneca

Deep Dive Into Big Pharma AI Productivity: One Study Shaking The Pharmaceutical Industry | Forbes | 7/15/2020

… companies managed to demonstrate very impressive results in the individual segments of drug discovery and development. For example, around 2018 AstraZeneca started publishing in generative chemistry and by 2019 published several impressive papers that were … Alzheimer, diabetes, or cancer will be the entry field for digital health interventions where longitudinal data create a lot of value. Pharma have to rethink the way they innovate and to start thinking in ecosystems …

Alto Pharmacy

Digital Health Shatters Funding Records with $6.3 Billion in 1H 2020, Reports Mercom Capital Group | Business Wire | 7/15/2020

… a global communications and research firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the Digital Health sector for the second quarter (Q2) and first half (1H) of 2020. Full … deals in 1H 2020 included: $285M by ClassPass, $250M by Alto Pharmacy, $194M by Amwell (formerly American Well), $155M by KRY, and $150M by Concerto HealthAI. Chart: Digital Health – Top VC Funding Rounds in 1H …

Omada Health

UnitedHealth creates its own digital health program for type 2 diabetes - MedCity News | 7/14/2020

As Livongo, Omada Health, and other well-established digital health programs continue to grow, another company is pushing into the crowded marketplace for diabetes management. The new entrant: UnitedHealth Group. The insurer is rolling out a new digital health program for patients with Type 2 diabetes to more than 230,000 of its members across 27 states. Called Level2, it was developed internally by UnitedHealth Group Research and Development. The program …

Pear Therapeutics

Pear Therapeutics kicks off decentralized digital therapeutic study, researchers envision drawn-on electronic sensors and more digital health news briefs | MobiHealthNews | 7/14/2020

Also: Google promises not to use Fitbit data for targeted advertising; Renalytix AI details its international IPO; New food tracking app relies on machine learning. 02:24 pm Share Decentralized digital therapeutic trial. Pear Therapeutics has enrolled the first participant in the DREAM study, an open-label trial of its Somryst prescription digital therapeutic for chronic insomnia. Conducted as a decentralized trial, the effort will recruit U.S. adults aged 22 to …

UnitedHealth Group

UnitedHealth creates its own digital health program for type 2 diabetes - MedCity News | 7/14/2020

As Livongo, Omada Health, and other well-established digital health programs continue to grow, another company is pushing into the crowded marketplace for diabetes management. The new entrant: UnitedHealth Group. The insurer is rolling out a new digital health program for patients with Type 2 diabetes to more than 230,000 of its members across 27 states. Called Level2, it was developed internally by UnitedHealth Group Research and Development. The program …

CVS Health

Amidst a Pandemic, Consumers Say They Want Accessible, Affordable and Technology-Enabled Health Care, New CVS Health Study Finds | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

GDPR Amidst a Pandemic, Consumers Say They Want Accessible, Affordable and Technology-Enabled Health Care, New CVS Health Study Finds Path to Better Health Study also reveals desire for digital health care solutions to support chronic care, mental health needs. News provided by Jul 14, 2020, 09:00 ET Share this article WOONSOCKET, R.I. , July 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – The American health care system is undergoing a period of rapid transformation. In …

Novartis

Needle-free CGM startup exits stealth with new funding | MobiHealthNews | 7/14/2020

digital health for years. Echo Therapeutics was an early name in the space, which promised an adhered transdermal CGM. Verily and Novartis shelved a high-profile project that would have built glucose-sensing capabilities into a smart contact lens, while other projects have described tear-based sensors that sit on the lower eyelid and a contact lens that carries a tiny LED light indicating high glucose. Some researchers have also …

Genentech

Roche collaborates with Blueprint Medicines to bring a new treatment to people with RET-altered cancers | Globe Newswire | 7/14/2020

… rights to Roche for global co-development and commercialisation outside the United States (US), excluding Greater China . In the US, Genentech, a member of the Roche Group, will obtain co-commercialisation rights to pralsetinib, Blueprint … such as real-world datasets, artificial intelligence, genomic profiling and digital health across our therapeutic portfolio, with an initial emphasis on oncology, neurology, ophthalmology and diagnostics. Through collaborations with academic institutions, industry partners, patients, physicians …

Truepill

Medly raises $100 million as demand for digital pharmacies surges | VentureBeat | 7/14/2020

… a series B round of funding co-led by Greycroft and Volition Capital. The raise comes amid a boom in digital health care, due in large part to social distancing measures enforced by the COVID … now looking to expand into new locations across the U.S. Truepill, which is also expanding into telehealth, raised $25 million last week. Other rivals that have secured sizable sums over the past few months include …

Physera

UnitedHealth creates its own digital health program for type 2 diabetes - MedCity News | 7/14/2020

As Livongo, Omada Health, and other well-established digital health programs continue to grow, another company is pushing into the crowded marketplace for diabetes management. The new entrant: UnitedHealth Group. The insurer is rolling out … added physical therapy to its repertoire with its acquisition of Physera. Photo credit: screenshot from Level2 website …

AppliedVR

Chelsea Clinton takes on health investing, study finds VR helps ease chronic pain and other digital health briefs | MobiHealthNews | 7/13/2020

… a 510(k). 02:20 pm Share VR for pain . A new study published by JMIR found that virtual reality was a feasible and scalable means of treating chronic pain. The study, which used AppliedVR’s technology, split participants into two groups: a VR cohort and an audio one. Participants in the VR group were mailed a headset, with accompanying software, speakers and microphone. Participants in this group were asked to complete …

Nurx

Chelsea Clinton takes on health investing, study finds VR helps ease chronic pain and other digital health briefs | MobiHealthNews | 7/13/2020

… start their own venture firm, according to Axios . Reports indicate that a front-runner for the name is Metrodora Ventures. This isn’t Clinton’s first foray into investing. She has invested in telemedicine company Nurx and took a place on the company’s board. Additionally, Axios is reporting that she also invested in a pregnancy-focused app called Poppy Seed Health. Didn’t I take my pill? A glitch in a smartwatch tracker …

Genomic Health

Telegenomics provider Genome Medical raises $14M, plus Samsung Catalyst partnership | FierceBiotech | 7/13/2020

… The new funds will support the continuing development of the company’s technology platform aimed at addressing the nationwide lack of genomic healthcare experts and counselors, as well as the surge in virtual visits resulting from … which will work with Genome Medical on a consumer-focused digital health partnership, Alderson said. RELATED: Genome Medical expands its telegenetics work into personalized care coordination “Personalized medicine is the future of care, but too …

Illumina

Telegenomics provider Genome Medical raises $14M, plus Samsung Catalyst partnership | FierceBiotech | 7/13/2020

… series B extension round was led by Samsung Catalyst Fund, which will work with Genome Medical on a consumer-focused digital health partnership, Alderson said. RELATED: Genome Medical expands its telegenetics work into personalized care … investors also participated in the funding round, including Canaan Partners, Illumina Ventures, Echo Health Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, LRVHealth, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Avestria Ventures, Casdin Capital, HealthInvest Equity Partners, Revelation Partners, Dreamers Fund, Flywheel Ventures and …

Incyte

Telegenomics provider Genome Medical raises $14M, plus Samsung Catalyst partnership | FierceBiotech | 7/13/2020

… series B extension round was led by Samsung Catalyst Fund, which will work with Genome Medical on a consumer-focused digital health partnership, Alderson said. RELATED: Genome Medical expands its telegenetics work into personalized care … Randy Scott, former CEO of Genomic Health and president of Incyte

McKesson

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS) | Business Insider | 7/12/2020

… highlighting how digital transformation opens pathways outside the standard journey of care delivery. Next, we examine the technologies driving the digital health boom as well as the companies leading the push. And finally, we map … Johnson & Johnson, Kaiser Permanente, Lark, Livongo, Lyft, Mass General Hospital, McKesson, MediBloc, Meditech, Medtronic, Merck, Microsoft, Mount Sinai, Noom, NorthShore University HealthSystem, Northern Light Health, Novartis, Novo Nordisk, Ochsner Health System, Omada, Omron, One Drop …

Propeller Health

THE DIGITAL HEALTH ECOSYSTEM: The most important players, tech, and trends propelling the digital transformation of the $3.7 trillion healthcare industry (AAPL, IBM, ANTM, GOOGL, MSFT, AMZN, PFE, GE, MCK, TMUS, WMT, WBA, MRK, CVS) | Business Insider | 7/12/2020

… highlighting how digital transformation opens pathways outside the standard journey of care delivery. Next, we examine the technologies driving the digital health boom as well as the companies leading the push. And finally, we map … OptumInsights, OptumRx, Oscar Healh, PWNHealth, Pear Therapeutics, Pfizer, Philips, PillPack, Propeller Health, Providence St. Joseph, Quartet Health, ResMed, Rite Aid, Roche, Sanofi, Senseonics, Solera Health, Stanford Medicine, Suki, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, Talkspace, Tempus, TrialSpark, UCI …

Flare Capital Partners

Cohere Health raises $10MM in Series A funding to drive adoption of highly collaborative approach with the patient as the focal point | PR Newswire | 7/16/2020

… experience. Cohere Health’s launch is flanked by the news of its recent $10 million Series A funding round led by Flare Capital Partners, with Define Ventures as an investor and partner as well as participation … is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on building digital health companies redefining healthcare that will change all of our lives. We believe unparalleled change is happening in healthcare at the intersections of healthcare …

Define Ventures

Cohere Health raises $10MM in Series A funding to drive adoption of highly collaborative approach with the patient as the focal point | PR Newswire | 7/16/2020

… is flanked by the news of its recent $10 million Series A funding round led by Flare Capital Partners, with Define Ventures as an investor and partner as well as participation from an additional leading … is an early-stage venture capital firm focused on building digital health companies redefining healthcare that will change all of our lives. We believe unparalleled change is happening in healthcare at the intersections of healthcare …

Rock Health

SV Health Investors announces the appointment of Allan May and Ryan Pierce as venture partners to the Medtech Convergence Fund | Globe Newswire | 7/15/2020

… to have Allan and Ryan join our team. Allan’s decades long experience in medtech investing, and Ryan’s deep expertise in digital health will be extremely beneficial as we accelerate our investments and grow the MCF … technology company, and his healthcare investing experience includes roles at Rock Health and De Novo Ventures. Ryan’s earlier operating roles include VP of Design and Innovation at Ventus Medical, VP of Business Development at Loma …

Ascension Ventures

eConsult Solution Company AristaMD Adds Ascension Ventures and .406 Ventures to Investment Syndicate, Completing Its $24 Million Series B Financing | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 7/14/2020

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 14, 2020– AristaMD , a leading digital health company that provides proprietary eConsult solutions that connect primary care providers (PCPs) with timely, documented specialist insights, today announced investments from Ascension Ventures , a strategic healthcare venture firm representing 13 of the nation’s leading non-for-profit health systems, and .406 Ventures , a venture capital firm investing in early-stage disruptive enterprise technology and digital health companies. These …

Greycroft

Medly raises $100 million as demand for digital pharmacies surges | VentureBeat | 7/14/2020

The AI event for business leaders Hosted Online Register Today Last Chance: Register for Transform , VB’s AI event of the year, hosted online July 15-17. Medly Pharmacy , a Brooklyn, NY-headquartered digital pharmacy, has raised $100 million in a series B round of funding co-led by Greycroft and Volition Capital. The raise comes amid a boom in digital health care, due in large part to social distancing measures enforced …

Innovation Fund

eConsult Solution Company AristaMD Adds Ascension Ventures and .406 Ventures to Investment Syndicate, Completing Its $24 Million Series B Financing | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 7/14/2020

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 14, 2020– AristaMD , a leading digital health company that provides proprietary eConsult solutions that connect primary care providers (PCPs) with timely, documented specialist insights, today announced investments from Ascension Ventures … round, which was co-led by Cigna Ventures and MemorialCare Innovation Fund, at $24 million. The new capital will be used to accelerate commercial growth as well as continue the expansion of its proprietary eConsult …

Kaiser Permanente Ventures

Telegenomics provider Genome Medical raises $14M, plus Samsung Catalyst partnership | FierceBiotech | 7/13/2020

… series B extension round was led by Samsung Catalyst Fund, which will work with Genome Medical on a consumer-focused digital health partnership, Alderson said. RELATED: Genome Medical expands its telegenetics work into personalized care … Canaan Partners, Illumina Ventures, Echo Health Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, LRVHealth, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Avestria Ventures, Casdin Capital, HealthInvest Equity Partners, Revelation Partners, Dreamers Fund, Flywheel Ventures and Manatt Ventures, as well as Genome Medical’s chairman …

Echo Health Ventures

Telegenomics provider Genome Medical raises $14M, plus Samsung Catalyst partnership | FierceBiotech | 7/13/2020

… series B extension round was led by Samsung Catalyst Fund, which will work with Genome Medical on a consumer-focused digital health partnership, Alderson said. RELATED: Genome Medical expands its telegenetics work into personalized care … participated in the funding round, including Canaan Partners, Illumina Ventures, Echo Health Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, LRVHealth, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Avestria Ventures, Casdin Capital, HealthInvest Equity Partners, Revelation Partners, Dreamers Fund, Flywheel Ventures and Manatt Ventures …

Khosla Ventures

AllegisNL Capital Invests in Digital Health Company - Carrot Inc. | PR Newswire | 7/9/2020

… Digital health company Carrot Inc. today announced that AllegisNL Capital invested in its latest round of financing to accelerate commercialization of its Pivot tobacco cessation program. AllegisNL is backed by one of the largest life insurance companies globally. Carrot is AllegisNL’s first investment from its newest fund, focused on globally disruptive companies driving innovation in financial infrastructure, insurance, and digital health. AllegisNL joins Carrot’s current investor group - Khosla Ventures, Johnson …

ARTIS Ventures

Eko Appoints New Commercial Leader | Business Wire | 7/8/2020

OAKLAND, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 8, 2020– Eko today announced the appointment of digital health sales veteran Bryan Humbarger to the position of Senior Vice President, Commercial. In this role, Mr. Humbarger will oversee sales … headquartered in Oakland, California and privately held, with investments from ARTIS Ventures, NTT Venture Capital, DigiTx Ventures, Mayo Clinic, Sutter Health and others. For more information, visit www.ekohealth.com . View source version on businesswire.com : https://www.businesswire.com …

Maverick Ventures

Register for MedCity INVEST and learn how Covid-19 has shaken up investment trends - MedCity News | 7/7/2020

… companies. We will also explore how hospitals and payers are addressing the challenges of the coronavirus public health crisis with digital health tools and investment trends. Check out the agenda here and register today. Earlybird … Blue Shield of Kansas. Speakers include: Ambar Bhattacharyya , Managing Director, Maverick Ventures Dan Gebremedhin M.D. , Partner, Flare Capital Partners Dipa Mehta , vice president, Corporate Ventures and Innovation, Advocate Aurora Health Elise Miller Hoffman , Principal, Life …

Vertex Ventures

Nucleai Secured $6.5M Series-A Initial Closing Led by Debiopharm To Advance AI-Powered Precision Oncology Platform | PR Newswire | 7/7/2020

… platform for research and treatment decisions and Debiopharm ( www.debiopharm.com ), a Swiss-based biopharmaceutical company specializing in drug development, manufacturing and digital health investment, announced today the Series-A initial closing of $6.5M . In recent years … as our lead investor along with our longterm partner investors Vertex Ventures and Grove Ventures . Debiopharm is bringing decades of pharmaceutical expertise which will assist in accelerating our development and market reach,” explained Avi Veidman …

McKesson Ventures

Data analytics startup Evidation raises $45M, plots foray into virtual health - MedCity News | 7/5/2020

Evidation Health, a startup that pulls in digital health data for virtual studies, raised $45 million in funding. The San Mateo-based company can pull in data from wearable devices, videos, speech, and other sources … investor in the company, leading its series B in 2016. McKesson Ventures and Section 32, a San Diego-based fund started by GV Founder Bill Maris, joined as new investors. “We see tremendous value in …

ARCH Venture Partners

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… between state lockdowns, unemployment reports and escalating public markets, COVID-19 still down’t appear to have torpedoed investors’ interests in digital health. During the second quarter of 2020, MobiHealthNews tracked 89 funding deals totaling $2.44 … BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its …

Alexandria Venture

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… between state lockdowns, unemployment reports and escalating public markets, COVID-19 still down’t appear to have torpedoed investors’ interests in digital health. During the second quarter of 2020, MobiHealthNews tracked 89 funding deals totaling $2.44 … Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and therapeutics among …

Alexandria Venture Investments

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… between state lockdowns, unemployment reports and escalating public markets, COVID-19 still down’t appear to have torpedoed investors’ interests in digital health. During the second quarter of 2020, MobiHealthNews tracked 89 funding deals totaling $2.44 … Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin pursuing genetically validated targets and therapeutics among …

Thrive Capital

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… between state lockdowns, unemployment reports and escalating public markets, COVID-19 still down’t appear to have torpedoed investors’ interests in digital health. During the second quarter of 2020, MobiHealthNews tracked 89 funding deals totaling $2.44 … associated news stories. Company Alphabet, General Catalyst, Khosla Ventures, Lakestar, Thrive Capital and Baillie Gifford The company is planning to use this latest infusion of cash to expand its footprint. Oscar offers direct-to-consumer …

BlackRock

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… between state lockdowns, unemployment reports and escalating public markets, COVID-19 still down’t appear to have torpedoed investors’ interests in digital health. During the second quarter of 2020, MobiHealthNews tracked 89 funding deals totaling $2.44 … Horowitz, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, T. Rowe Price Associates, BlackRock, Casdin Capital, HOF Capital, WuXi AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture …

Oak HC/FT

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… between state lockdowns, unemployment reports and escalating public markets, COVID-19 still down’t appear to have torpedoed investors’ interests in digital health. During the second quarter of 2020, MobiHealthNews tracked 89 funding deals totaling $2.44 … 135.80 Optum Ventures, Alta Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures, Oak HC/FT and Humana. With these funds, DispatchHealth plans to grow its services in cities they already occupy and into new locations. It also …

Third Rock Ventures

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020 | MobiHealthNews | 7/2/2020

… between state lockdowns, unemployment reports and escalating public markets, COVID-19 still down’t appear to have torpedoed investors’ interests in digital health. During the second quarter of 2020, MobiHealthNews tracked 89 funding deals totaling $2.44 … AppTec’s Corporate Venture Fund, ARCH Venture Partners, Foresite Capital, GV, Third Rock Ventures, Two Sigma Ventures, and Alexandria Venture Investments The funds will support the continued construction of its technology, and allow it to begin …

StartUp Health

Pandemic spurs flood of venture capital funding to healthcare startups | Modern Healthcare | 7/1/2020

… StartUp Health. Global venture capital funding for digital health and health innovation totaled $9.1 billion in the first half of the year, up from $7.7 billion during the same period in 2019, according to a second quarter report from StartUp Health released Wednesday. And 2019 was itself a banner year for startup funding. The types of companies that got funding are both directly and indirectly related to the pandemic. Virtual …

Silicon Valley Bank

Venture capitalists, Purdue innovations, startups establish winning combination for moving life-changing technologies to public | PRWeb | 7/1/2020

… Silicon Valley Bank, 52% of startups’ funding comes from venture capitalists. The report states that VCs are entrepreneurs’ “go-to source for funding” and that VCs’ greatest interest is in startups developing technologies in artificial intelligence, big data, cybersecurity, life sciences and digital health. “Those types of technologies are exactly what a research institution like Purdue excels in,” Schechter said. “That explains why they are and should be interested in …

Daiichi Sankyo

Global Electronic Skin Patches Market By Application, By Material, By Type, By End User, By Region, Forecast & Opportunities, 2025 | PR Newswire | 7/1/2020

… Digital Health, Nemaura Medical, Cardiomo, Life Signal, Lief Therapeutics, Isansys Lifecare, Xsensio, Rotex, GE Healthcare, Merck, Boston Scientific, 3M , Daiichi Sankyo, etc. Years considered for this report: Historical Years: 2015-2018 …

Wells Fargo Securities

1Life Healthcare (One Medical) Announces Pricing of Upsized Secondary Offering Nasdaq:ONEM | Globe Newswire | 6/25/2020

… book-running managers for the proposed offering of common stock. Allen & Company LLC, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank Securities, Piper Sandler, Wells Fargo Securities, and William Blair are acting as additional book running managers, and Baird … Medical is a membership-based primary care platform with seamless digital health and inviting in-office care, convenient to where people work, shop, live and click. One Medical’s mission is to transform health care for …

New Leaf Venture Partners

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck BrightInsight used to raise $40 million by convincing investors that it can help Big Pharma go digital | Business Insider | 6/23/2020

… digital health, CEO and cofounder Dr. Kal Patel told Business Insider. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . Healthcare company BrightInsight just raised $40 million as it builds out a host of digital tools that help drugmakers get experimental treatments and devices through research and over the finish line. The Series B round was led by venture capital firm Insight Partners with participation from repeat investors New Leaf Venture Partners

Oak Street Health

Amazon is launching onsite health clinics for select US employees | Business Insider | 7/16/2020

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can … See Also: Walmart will begin offering health insurance to consumers Oak Street Health filed to go public UnitedHealth is piloting a remote diabetes management program …

Baptist Health Care

IN A BOOSTER SHOT FOR HOMEBUYERS, CC HOMES BECOMES FIRST HOMEBUILDER TO OFFER ON-DEMAND TELEMEDICINE SERVICES THROUGH EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH BAPTIST HEALTH SOUTH FLORIDA | Globe Newswire | 7/16/2020

Baptist Health Care On Demand virtual healthcare services to new homebuyers in CC Homes communities Canarias at Downtown Doral and Maple Ridge in Ave Maria, Florida. Canarias and Maple Ridge homebuyers will receive complimentary Baptist Health Digital Health Kits powered by TytoCare™ . The digital health kit offers unlimited virtual urgent care visits and the innovative TytoHome personal exam device - an easy-to-use touchscreen, HD camera and microphone, infrared digital …

Baptist Health South Florida

IN A BOOSTER SHOT FOR HOMEBUYERS, CC HOMES BECOMES FIRST HOMEBUILDER TO OFFER ON-DEMAND TELEMEDICINE SERVICES THROUGH EXCLUSIVE PARTNERSHIP WITH BAPTIST HEALTH SOUTH FLORIDA | Globe Newswire | 7/16/2020

Baptist Health South Florida have join in an exclusive partnership to provide Baptist Health Care On Demand virtual healthcare services to new homebuyers in CC Homes communities Canarias at Downtown Doral and Maple Ridge in Ave Maria, Florida. Canarias and Maple Ridge homebuyers will receive complimentary Baptist Health Digital Health Kits powered by TytoCare™ . The digital health kit offers unlimited virtual urgent care visits and the innovative TytoHome personal exam …

University Medical Center

Mydecine Innovations Group Inc. Announces NeuroPharm Inc. Commences PTSD Clinical Trial Initiative With Leading European Research Institute | PR Newswire | 7/16/2020

… PTSD and other serious mental health disorders in veterans and frontline workers, has entered into a collaborative relationship with Leiden University Medical Center of The Netherlands (“LUMC”) for the initiation of clinical trials. The project … and commercialization of adaptive pathway medicines, natural health products and digital health solutions. Mydecine’s experienced cross functional team dynamic has the capabilities to oversee all areas of drug development including synthesis, drug delivery system development …

UPMC

Care coordination, telehealth startups merge to support vulnerable senior populations | MobiHealthNews | 7/15/2020

… to become wholly owned subsidiaries of the new company, Arkos Health, and the executive teams of each will be merged. UPMC’s existing stake in Curavi (which it spun out back in 2016 ) will continue to … of seniors in the U.S., and a fair number of digital health companies have stepped up to extend the reach of remote, connected aging-care technologies. These range from app-based ecosystems designed for family …

Ascension

eConsult Solution Company AristaMD Adds Ascension Ventures and .406 Ventures to Investment Syndicate, Completing Its $24 Million Series B Financing | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 7/14/2020

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 14, 2020– AristaMD , a leading digital health company that provides proprietary eConsult solutions that connect primary care providers (PCPs) with timely, documented specialist insights, today announced investments from Ascension Ventures , a strategic healthcare venture firm representing 13 of the nation’s leading non-for-profit health systems, and .406 Ventures , a venture capital firm investing in early-stage disruptive enterprise technology and digital health companies. These …

Kaiser Permanente

Telegenomics provider Genome Medical raises $14M, plus Samsung Catalyst partnership | FierceBiotech | 7/13/2020

… series B extension round was led by Samsung Catalyst Fund, which will work with Genome Medical on a consumer-focused digital health partnership, Alderson said. RELATED: Genome Medical expands its telegenetics work into personalized care … Canaan Partners, Illumina Ventures, Echo Health Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, LRVHealth, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Avestria Ventures, Casdin Capital, HealthInvest Equity Partners, Revelation Partners, Dreamers Fund, Flywheel Ventures and Manatt Ventures, as well as Genome Medical’s chairman …

Geisinger

AppliedVR testing the use of at-home virtual reality therapy for chronic pain | FierceHealthcare | 7/13/2020

… immersive VR programs for palliative care and chronic pain with the VA and is also working on clinical trials with Geisinger and Cleveland Clinic to study VR as a replacement for prescription opioids. Amid the … COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for home-based digital health programs. People with chronic pain often have limited access to comprehensive pain care that includes skills-based behavioral medicine, said Beth Darnall, Ph.D …

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Telehealth: Legal and Ethical Considerations for Success | by Partners in Digital Health | Jul, 2020 | Medium | 7/13/2020

Jul 13 ·10 min read Claude J. Pirtle, Kathryn L. Payne, Brian C. Drolet Affiliation: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA Corresponding Author: Claude J. Pirtle, MD, MSACI, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University, 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 1475, Nashville, TN 37203, USA, Email: Keywords: Barriers to Access, Ethical, Legal, Regulatory, Telehealth, Telemedicine Section: Opinions, Perspectives, and Commentary on a current trend or issue impacting the sector The …

Department of Veterans Affairs

AppliedVR testing the use of at-home virtual reality therapy for chronic pain | FierceHealthcare | 7/13/2020

… therapy to help ease patients’ acute pain after surgery or during hospitalization. The company also has teamed up with the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to target and ease chronic pain in the comfort of … COVID-19 pandemic has increased the need for home-based digital health programs. People with chronic pain often have limited access to comprehensive pain care that includes skills-based behavioral medicine, said Beth Darnall, Ph.D …

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville TN

Telehealth: Legal and Ethical Considerations for Success | by Partners in Digital Health | Jul, 2020 | Medium | 7/13/2020

Jul 13 ·10 min read Claude J. Pirtle, Kathryn L. Payne, Brian C. Drolet Affiliation: Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA Corresponding Author: Claude J. Pirtle, MD, MSACI, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University, 2525 West End Avenue, Suite 1475, Nashville, TN 37203, USA, Email: Keywords: Barriers to Access, Ethical, Legal, Regulatory, Telehealth, Telemedicine Section: Opinions, Perspectives, and Commentary on a current trend or issue impacting the sector The …

HCA

AI IN MEDICAL DIAGNOSIS: How top US health systems are reacting to the disruptive force of AI by revolutionizing diagnostic imaging, clinical decision support, and personalized medicine | Business Insider | 7/10/2020

… this report are: Aidoc, Allscripts, Amazon, Arterys, Boston Gene, Cabell Huntington Hospital, Cerner, Cleveland Clinic, Epic, Geisinger Health System, Google, HCA Healthcare, IBM, iCAD, IDx, Intermountain Healthcare, Johns Hopkins, Meditech, Microsoft, Mount Sinai, NorthShore University … membership access to the full report Sign up for the Digital Health Briefing , Business Insider Intelligence’s expert email newsletter tailored for today’s (and tomorrow’s) decision-makers in the healthcare industry, delivered to your inbox 6x …

ThedaCare

ThedaCare Introducing ‘Ripple’ To The Community And Announcing Partnership With b.well Connected Health | PR Newswire | 7/9/2020

ThedaCare Introducing ‘Ripple’ To The Community And Announcing Partnership With b.well Connected Health Integrated Health Platform Empowers Consumers to Manage Care News provided by Jul 09, 2020, 11:54 ET Share this article NEENAH, Wis. , July … software they need to configure and launch their own unique digital health strategy with a sharp focus on consumer experience. With increased demand for the digital delivery of health services that support population health and …

Mercy Hospital

Reinventing the hospital for the modern, inequitable era | Fortune | 7/1/2020

… chief health officer Dr. Kyu Rhee, American Medical Association GVP and chief health equity officer Dr. Aletha Maybank, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital president Alonzo Lewis, American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown, and Stanford Health Care … you again tomorrow. Sy Mukherjee [email protected] @the_sy_guy DIGITAL HEALTH \n Lululemon gets into the digital fitness game with $500 million deal for Mirror. Athleisure firm Lululemon is wading into the digital health

Johns Hopkins Medicine

CVS Health launched a coronavirus return-to-work program for employers | Business Insider | 6/26/2020

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can … Apple unveils anticipated Watch sleep-tracking feature Microsoft Azure and Johns Hopkins Medicine have partnered to accelerate precision medicine Proteus Digital Health has filed for bankruptcy …

One Medical

1Life Healthcare (One Medical) Announces Pricing of Upsized Secondary Offering Nasdaq:ONEM | Globe Newswire | 6/25/2020

SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 1Life Healthcare, Inc. (One Medical) (Nasdaq: ONEM) today announced the pricing of an upsized underwritten public offering of 8,300,000 shares of its common stock by certain selling stockholders at a public … Medical is a membership-based primary care platform with seamless digital health and inviting in-office care, convenient to where people work, shop, live and click. One Medical’s mission is to transform health care for …

Mayo Clinic Health System

Mayo Clinic Launches Imaging Solution to Enable Digital Pathology Across the Enterprise | PR Newswire | 6/25/2020

… 2020, 16:33 ET Share this article LINKÖPING, Sweden and SHELTON, Connecticut , June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – In support of Mayo Clinic’s digital health and practice transformation initiatives, the Mayo Clinic Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology … departments throughout Rochester, Florida , and Arizona , as well as the Mayo Clinic Health System. The new digital intake process will be piloted with a domestic Mayo Clinic Laboratories client later this year. “We are confident …

Intermountain Healthcare

Microsoft Azure and Johns Hopkins Medicine have partnered to accelerate precision medicine | Business Insider | 6/23/2020

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can … more accurately predicting patient outcomes through machine learning (ML) algorithms. Intermountain Healthcare, for example, saw a 92% increase in advanced cancer patients' progression-free survival through the use of ML to analyze genetic variants …

Horizon Health

$13.5M for Binah.ai, $35M for Abacus Insights and more digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 6/22/2020

… company targeting health plan customers, collected $35 million in Series B funding, bringing its lifetime venture backing to $53 million. Blue Venture Fund led the round, and was accompanied by CRV, .406 Ventures, Horizon Healthcare Services and Echo Health Ventures. The Boston-based company will be deploying the new capital to scale its business, continue to flesh out the capabilities and connections supported by its platform, and make new hires …

Partners HealthCare

MedCity to host virtual INVEST event — get your discounted tickets now - MedCity News | 6/19/2020

… Partners HealthCare, which was founded by two premier academic medical centers in Boston, will be our opening speaker. Coburn will present on how his nonprofit institution geared up to meet the challenge of Covid-19 and how it has implemented major changes. There will be two separate LIVE panel discussions — the first looking at how digital health has firmly entrenched itself in the world of healthcare and the second looking …

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Change Healthcare acquires pharmacy software company, 9 other health IT notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/15/2020

… contract with Northern Ireland June 10 to design and implement an EHR system as part of the country’s $374 million digital health records investment. Cerner teamed up with American Hospital Dubai to open the health … help clinicians and researchers sift through research publication databases. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs added to its EHR implementation contract with Cerner, awarding the Kansas City, Mo.-based vendor a one-year, $98.6 million …

Flagler Health

St. Johns County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller Selects Flagler Health+ Solution for Enhanced Employee Health & Safety | Business Wire | 6/15/2020

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jun 15, 2020– Flagler Health+ announced today that the St. Johns County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller has selected its HealthySite+ solution to help support a safe and … optimize consumer health, providing enterprise organizations with a white-labeled, digital health experience platform to engage and empower consumers on their health and wellness journey. The platform blends compelling and valuable functions, intelligence, and content …

Massachusetts General Hospital

Innovation in substance use disorder treatment: 5 Keys to Impact | MobiHealthNews | 6/12/2020

… a healthcare technology and services-focused VC Firm. Prior to Flare Capital, he served as a practicing physician at the Massachusetts General Hospital, a medical director at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan and an entrepreneur … diagnosis. That said, we are starting to see SUD-focused digital health companies working with payers, providers and employers to proactively market their services and increase awareness of SUD management programs. We anticipate startup companies …

Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Covid-19 Coronavirus Leads To Double Lung Transplant For Woman In Her 20s | Forbes | 6/12/2020

… alive. That’s because Covid-19 had caused so much damage to both of her lungs. She underwent the surgery at Northwestern Memorial Hospital after spending six weeks on a ventilator and extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation … I am a writer, journalist, professor, systems modeler, computational and digital health expert, avocado-eater, and entrepreneur, not always in that order. Currently, I am … Read More I am a writer, journalist, professor, systems modeler …

MD Anderson Cancer Center

NCCN Policy Summit Explores 21st Century Cures Act and the Impact of Health Information Technology | Yahoo News | 6/10/2020

… Partners; Anobel Odisho , MD, MPH , Urologist , UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center and Clinical Informatics Lead , UCSF Center for Digital Health Innovation; and Susan Stiles , MHA, MBA, FACHE , Executive, Oncology Business Unit , Cerner Corporation … NCCN Board Chair & Breast Medical Oncologist , The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center . Drs. Allen and Walters presented recommendations for future policy improvements according to an NCCN working group of multidisciplinary experts from across …

UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealth is piloting a remote diabetes management program | Business Insider | 7/15/2020

This story was delivered to Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. Insider Intelligence publishes hundreds of insights, charts, and forecasts on the Digital Health industry with the Digital Health Briefing. You can learn more about subscribing here. The insurance giant is piloting a remote diabetes management program — dubbed Level2 by UnitedHealthcare — to 230,000 employer-sponsored members with Type 2 diabetes, according to MobiHealthNews. The program is offered …

Oscar Health

City tech investment dips 21%, but money still flows | Crain’s New York Business | 7/14/2020

… Digital health is one of the few technology categories that saw gains in overall investment between April and June, compared to the same period last year. There were 173 funding deals for health-tech firms nationally, worth $3.1 billion, last quarter, according to data from CB Insights and PwC, up by a slight $100 million from 2019 totals for the same period. Oscar Health , the technology-focused Manhattan health insurer …

Cigna

eConsult Solution Company AristaMD Adds Ascension Ventures and .406 Ventures to Investment Syndicate, Completing Its $24 Million Series B Financing | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 7/14/2020

SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jul 14, 2020– AristaMD , a leading digital health company that provides proprietary eConsult solutions that connect primary care providers (PCPs) with timely, documented specialist insights, today announced investments from Ascension Ventures … company’s Series B funding round, which was co-led by Cigna Ventures and MemorialCare Innovation Fund, at $24 million. The new capital will be used to accelerate commercial growth as well as continue the expansion …

Anthem Blue Cross

Dennis Matheis, President of Optima Health, a Multi-line Health Plan With More Than 850,000 Members and over 26,000 Providers, and Former President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Central Region, Appointed to the Board of DarioHealth Corp | PR Newswire | 7/6/2020

… and Exchanges encompassing six states and representing $12 billion in annual revenue. He previously served in senior leadership roles at Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Missouri , CIGNA Healthcare and Humana Health Plan, as … managing chronic disease. To learn more about DarioHealth and its digital health solutions. For more information, visit http://mydario.investorroom.com/ . Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This news release and the statements of representatives and partners …

Humana

DispatchHealth looks to expand markets with $135.8M in investments | MobiHealthNews | 6/24/2020

… yesterday. Optum Ventures led the financing with participation from Alta Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures, Oak HC/FT and Humana. WHAT THEY DO DispatchHealth is like a mobile urgent care. Patients and their providers … planned to expand beyond California. Others have focused on creating digital health tools aimed at COVID-19. BioIQ , Hims and Hers , and LetsGetChecked have all released services specifically designed for testing for COVID-19 at …

Clover Health

Digital therapeutics company Proteus Digital Health files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy | FierceHealthcare | 6/17/2020

Proteus Digital Health, maker of a “smart pill,” filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday. The Silicon Valley company, which was founded in 2001, was valued at one point at $1.5 billion, according to Forbes . The company was considered one of the first digital health “unicorns,” or global VC-backed digital health startup companies valued at $1 billion or more. That list also includes companies Oscar Health, ZocDoc, Clover Health

TennCare

Digital therapeutics company Proteus Digital Health files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy | FierceHealthcare | 6/17/2020

Proteus Digital Health, maker of a “smart pill,” filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday. The Silicon Valley company, which was founded in 2001, was valued at one point at $1.5 billion, according to Forbes … announced a multiyear, outcomes-based initiative with Tennessee’s Medicaid program, TennCare. The company also had a partnership with Xealth and Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin to integrate digital medicine data directly into patients’ electronic …

Aetna

THE DIGITAL HEALTH COMPETITIVE EDGE REPORT: How the big four US insurers rank on digital feature awareness — and what it means for customer satisfaction (AET, ANTM, CI, UHC) | Business Insider | 5/28/2020

Two crossed lines that form an ‘X’. It indicates a way to close an interaction, or dismiss a notification. This is a preview of THE DIGITAL HEALTH COMPETITIVE EDGE REPORT from Business Insider Intelligence. This report is exclusively available to enterprise subscribers. To learn more about getting access to this report, click here . As digital permeates every corner of the US healthcare sector, the big four US insurers — Aetna, Blue …

Premera Blue Cross

Amwell bagged $194 million to keep up with the increasingly growing usage of its services | Business Insider | 5/22/2020

… focused research company from Insider Inc. Learn more about what we offer. This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your … Cloud for Healthcare as its first industry-specific cloud offering Premera Blue Cross is launching its first-ever virtual primary care plan …

Independence Blue Cross

Comcast offshoot Quil Health makes strategic pivot to coronavirus monitoring | Business Insider | 4/21/2020

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they’re published on Business Insider, click here … device-based app, dubbed COVID-19 Preparedness Tool, which insurer Independence Blue Cross has made available to its members, according to FierceHealthcare. Business Insider Intelligence The platform provides users with the latest coronavirus information and …

Blue Shield of California

Blue Shield of California is eliminating copays for virtual consultations via telehealth provider Teladoc | Business Insider | 3/19/2020

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they’re published on Business Insider, click here. Blue Shield of California is eliminating all out-of-pocket (OOP) costs for members accessing virtual care via telehealth company Teladoc in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The payer is waiving fees for all members …

Bright Health

Insurance startup Alignment Healthcare raised $135 million to expand its Medicare Advantage footprint | Business Insider | 3/5/2020

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers earlier this morning. To get this story plus others to your inbox each day, hours before they're published on Business Insider … more primary care centers for its MA patients, and startup Bright Health acquired insurtech Brand New Day to expand its presence to California earlier this year. And as more and more players pursue the MA …

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Sharecare and MindSciences team up to offer evidence-based tobacco cessation program | PR Newswire | 2/17/2020

ATLANTA and WORCESTER, Mass. , Feb. 17, Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, and MindSciences, the leader in evidence-based behavior change apps, today announced a partnership … tobacco,” said Stacia Cohen , Executive Vice President of Health Services, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield. “Making quality healthcare solutions accessible is key in keeping our population healthy, and the ability to offer Craving to Quit through Sharecare …

WellCare Health

Investors expect healthcare deals to grow in 2020, but coming elections could dampen investments | FierceHealthcare | 1/16/2020

… and Aetna’s $69 billion deal—which a judge officially OK’d in September—and Centene’s $17 billion deal to merge with WellCare Health Plans. Major M&A transactions in health IT in 2019 included Dassault Systemes … products and medical devices. RELATED: After 3 years of growth, digital health funding declined in 2019 to $8.9B: report “We saw a high amount of deal activity in 2019 despite some concerns of a bubble …

Wellcare

WellCare teams up with Wellth to apply ‘behavioral economics’ to hypertension management | FierceHealthcare | 1/9/2020

WellCare teams up with Wellth to apply ‘behavioral economics’ to hypertension management by Jan 9, 2020 3:38pm WellCare is piloting a new hypertension management program in New York. (Chompoo Suriyo/Shutterstock) WellCare Health Plans is partnering with digital health company Wellth to launch a new program to help at-risk Medicaid members better manage their hypertension. The companies plan to start with 200 members in New York with hypertension; they …

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Arizona’s largest locally based health insurer makes strategic investment in Sharecare | 1/9/2020

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona (BCBSAZ), the state’s largest locally based healthcare insurer, and Sharecare , the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, have announced a strategic partnership to empower every Arizonan, regardless of insurance coverage, to improve their holistic health and well-being. Additionally, this deal provides exclusivity to BCBSAZ as the only Arizona-based health plan to offer the Sharecare platform …

Health Net

106 hospitals, health systems that launched telehealth services in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 12/17/2019

… avoidable emergence department visits. 8. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Utilities Service awarded Bethlehem, Pa.-based St. Luke’s University Health Network $401,700 to launch a telehealth program. 9. Indianapolis-based St. Vincent Health partnered … conditions. March: 15. Birmingham-based Children’s of Alabama hospital implemented digital health developer Locus Health’s telehealth platform for remote monitoring of pediatric cardiology patients. 16. University of Virginia Health System’s Children’s Hospital in Charlottesville created …

MagnaCare

MagnaCare Mobile Technology Wins Multiple Industry Accolades | Globe Newswire | 12/13/2019

NEW YORK, Dec. 13, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – MagnaCare, a leader in health plan management, network rental, medical management, and casualty solutions today announced that its MyCreateHealth mobile app has been named a Silver winner in the App of the Year – Enterprise and SMB category in the 9th annual Best in Biz Awards and has received merit recognition for its mobile app in the Mobile Digital Health Resources category for the …

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts offers new online program for members living with stress, depression and anxiety | PR Newswire | 11/12/2019

BOSTON Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (Blue Cross) has added an innovative online resource to help members address their mild to moderate anxiety, depression or insomnia and improve their emotional health. The program, Learn … Cook . “Blue Cross’ ground-breaking Emerging Solutions portfolio is bringing digital health innovation to its customers for improved outcomes and reduced costs, particularly in the critical arena of emotional health. In partnership with Blue Cross …

Independent Health

ClearHealth Quality Institute Releases RPM Accreditation Standards for Public Comment | PRWeb | 11/5/2019

… Nation’s First to Assess Quality and Effectiveness of Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Programs ANNAPOLIS, Md. ClearHealth Quality Institute™ (CHQI), an independent health care accrediting body, today released draft standards for the country’s first accreditation program … viewpoints,” said Rene Quashie, Esq., Vice President, Policy & Regulatory Affairs, Digital Health at the Consumer Technology Association & Chair of CHQI’s RPM Workgroup. “Public comment is an important step in the standards development process, and we …

CareSource

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc (WBA) CEO Stefano Pessina on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript | Seeking Alpha | 10/28/2019

… brands were introduced to key stores in the year and a further 17 in September. We’re developing new initiatives in digital health care with plans for expanding pharmacy services to improve the customer journey and … we were aware of a few weeks ago. Disappointed that CareSource have taken this decision but recognize that’s their decision to take. But we are – have got other games to make that up in other …

Molina Healthcare

Verma, other national leaders debate role of government in health care | Crain’s New York Business | 10/18/2019

… and motivate staff. It monitors feedback to help with implementing best practices. Elemeno , founded in 2016, is backed by Launchpad Digital Health, Y Combinator , investor Fenway Summer and the Berkeley Angel Network. —J.H, AT A … at competing with the Apple Watch. MOLINA IN NEW YORK: Molina Healthcare of Long Beach, Calif., said this week that it has agreed to acquire certain assets of YourCare Health Plan, a nonprofit subsidiary of …

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Cerner sends 360 jobs back to Adventist & 12 other health IT key notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/11/2019

… a patient is required to pay for a prescription. 2. Veradigm , Allscripts’ payer and life sciences division, joined Boston-based Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute and other collaborators to continue developing the FDA’s drug safety … members in Florida. 10. Livongo , a Mountain View, Calif.-based digital health platform for chronic disease management, signed an agreement to provide its diabetes management program to eligible members of the Federal Employees Health Benefits …

Priority Health

Luisa Beltran wrote a new post, Papa raises $10 mln, on the site PE Hub | 10/9/2019

… Capital and others to accelerate growth of Papa’s “Grandkids on Demand” service for older adults who live independently –– Humana, Aetna, Priority Health and Alignment Healthcare committed to partner with Papa across select markets for Medicare … We’re inspired by their efforts to bring the benefits of digital healthcare to an older generation of Americans all over the United States.” Papa Pals undergo a rigorous screening and training process, before being matched …

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina

Katie Couric and Maria Menounos Promote Healthy Living at Rally Health’s Pop-up Event in New York City | Business Wire | 8/27/2019

… said Brenda Yang, chief marketing officer, Rally Health. Rally’s New York “Healthy Living Pop-up Event” is part of the digital health company’s Rally on the Road mobile tour featuring family-friendly activities that demonstrate … through more than 200,000 employers, and health plans, including UnitedHealthcare, BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, and Health Alliance. With offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, Chicago, Minneapolis, Denver, Los Angeles, Cypress, CA, and Las Vegas …

Charles Alessi

Empowering and protecting the care team | Healthcare IT News | 7/16/2020

… Charles Alessi, HIMSS chief clinical officer and moderator of the session titled “Empowering and protecting the care team,” on Day 2 of the HIMSS APAC Malaysia Digital Health Summit. Joining Dr Alessi are guest speakers Dr Tan Hui Ling , managing director, Bagan Specialist Centre and Oriental Melaka Straits Medical Centre, Malaysia, and Arvind Sivaramakrishnan, chief information officer, Enterprise Digital Transformation Expert, Apollo Hospitals, India. Dr Tan and Sivaramakrishnan shared their …

Raj Prabhu

Digital Health Shatters Funding Records with $6.3 Billion in 1H 2020, Reports Mercom Capital Group | Business Wire | 7/15/2020

… a global communications and research firm, released its report on funding and mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity for the Digital Health sector for the second quarter (Q2) and first half (1H) of 2020. Full … 50B venture funding in over 5,000 deals since 2010,” said Raj Prabhu, CEO of Mercom Capital Group. Top-funded categories in 1H 2020 were: Telemedicine with $1.7B, Analytics with $826M, mHealth Apps with $794M, and …

Larry Merlo

Amidst a Pandemic, Consumers Say They Want Accessible, Affordable and Technology-Enabled Health Care, New CVS Health Study Finds | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

… Affordable and Technology-Enabled Health Care, New CVS Health Study Finds Path to Better Health Study also reveals desire for digital health care solutions to support chronic care, mental health needs. News provided by Jul … approach to health and explore different avenues of care,” notes Larry Merlo , CEO of CVS Health. “Whether in the community, in the home or in the palm of their hand, people are discovering new ways …

Paddy Padmanabhan

EHR companies are partnering with big tech for cloud services | Modern Healthcare | 7/13/2020

… cloud-based systems, according to a survey released by Black Book Market Research in February. “It’s very client-driven,” said Paddy Padmanabhan, founder and CEO of Damo Consulting, of EHR vendors’ recent decisions to enter … said Dr. John Halamka, president of Mayo Clinic Platform , a digital health initiative at the Rochester, Minn.-based health system. Mayo Clinic has an agreement to store data with Google Cloud, but the health system …

Jackie Drees

UnitedHealth Group launches digital health therapy for diabetes patients: 5 notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/13/2020

UnitedHealth Group launches digital health therapy for diabetes patients: 5 notes Jackie Drees - UnitedHealth Group on July 13 unveiled its new digital health therapy for continuous remote monitoring and customized personal support for members with type 2 diabetes. Five notes: 1. The therapy, dubbed Level2, gives eligible participants access to tools including mobile continuous glucose monitor, activity tracker, app-based alerts and one-on-one clinical coaching to help support …

Julia Adler-Milstein

Health Pros: Do Not Wait to Measure ONC Interoperability Rule | EHR Intelligence | 7/13/2020

… the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s (ONC) interoperability rule, according to University of California, San Francisco’s Julia Adler-Milstein, Aaron Neinstein, and Mark Savage. To ensure this happens, the trio recommends … wrote the others. Bulk data access The authors wrote the digital health ecosystem must be able to gain bulk-data access, which allows the exchange of population data for core population and public health use …

Adam Gazzaley

Industry Voices—Achieving digital transformation without adding to digital fatigue | FierceHealthcare | 7/10/2020

… fatigue among both consumers and clinicians. Even before the pandemic dramatically increased our time online, people were experiencing what neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley has described as a “cognition crisis.” Webinar On-Demand Webinar: Using Secure Patient … great equalizer’ for mental health care Integrate the best solutions. Digital health has spawned a plethora of new apps and services. But finding, vetting and integrating them shouldn’t be the consumer’s burden. We need to …

Samantha Lee

The billion-dollar fight over the future of telehealth | MSN | 7/10/2020

… through the pandemic with an $1,000 tip on a $43 bill The billion-dollar fight over the future of telehealth © Samantha Lee/Business Insider Samantha Lee/Business Insider © Provided by Business Insider A patient has … mice © DispatchHealth DispatchHealth workers respond to a house call. DispatchHealth Digital health startups had a record-breaking first half of 2020 It was a big first half of the year for some healthcare startups. Digital …

Marc Benioff

AllegisNL Capital Invests in Digital Health Company - Carrot Inc. | PR Newswire | 7/9/2020

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. , July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Digital health company Carrot Inc. today announced that AllegisNL Capital invested in its latest round of financing to accelerate commercialization of its Pivot tobacco cessation program. AllegisNL is … Ventures, Johnson and Johnson Development Corporation, New York Life Ventures, Marc Benioff , Valor Equity Partners, R7 Partners and Carrot founder David Utley . Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable illness and death worldwide. It …

Victor Camlek

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes DrFirst for Solutions Providing Secure Communication, Collaboration, and Real-Time Access to Patient Information at the Point of Care | PR Newswire | 7/9/2020

DrFirst wins Digital Health Data Industry New Product Innovation Award for its suite of products that improve healthcare providers’ clinical view of patients’ medical information and drug regimens SANTA CLARA, Calif. , July 9, Providers across … usable information that improves the delivery of patient care,” said Victor Camlek , Frost & Sullivan research manager. “The recent COVID-19 pandemic has changed healthcare forever. Over the next decade, every sector within healthcare will have …

Kieran Murphy

Digital health needs to survive beyond the pandemic | Fortune | 7/9/2020

… from our Fortune team, head right over here .) But one of the main themes of this conference has centered on digital health and whether or not such such technologies can give a much-needed assist … attendees Baxter International CEO Joe Almeida and GE Healthcare CEO Kieran Murphy for those who have chronic conditions outside of COVID. "We need to create a safety net where people can feel protected," said Almeida …

Joe Almeida

Digital health needs to survive beyond the pandemic | Fortune | 7/9/2020

… from our Fortune team, head right over here .) But one of the main themes of this conference has centered on digital health and whether or not such such technologies can give a much-needed assist … commissioner Margaret Hamburg and her fellow attendees Baxter International CEO Joe Almeida and GE Healthcare CEO Kieran Murphy for those who have chronic conditions outside of COVID. "We need to create a safety net where …

David Van Sickle

Propeller gets green light to bundle its digital health tools with inhalers - MedCity News | 7/8/2020

Propeller Health received approval from the European Commission to co-package its digital health platform with Novartis’ Enerzair Breezhaler inhaler. Photo credit: Propeller Health European regulators gave Novartis and Propeller Health the green light to … used to getting a treatment,” Propeller CEO and Co-Founder David Van Sickle said in a phone interview. “We think the whole onboarding process will be more convenient and easier for people to work through …

Chris Hogg

Chris Hogg leaves Propeller; Wellsheet taps Dr. Fredrick Lindberg as VP of product management and other digital health hires and departures | MobiHealthNews | 7/8/2020

… Care names Colleen Sellers VP of marketing and MedSign adds John Kastanis to its senior advisory board. 02:54 pm Share Chris Hogg , chief operations officer at digital respiratory company Propeller Health , announced on Twitter last … off work to be with his family, but noted that “digital health and entrepreneurship are addictive, so I will be back in the arena soon enough.” Tyto Care , an AI-powered telehealth platform, dropped two …

Greg Abbott

Wednesday, July 8, 2020 | Kaiser Health News | 7/8/2020

… COVID-19 cases and dire warnings that Houston’s massive medical infrastructure would not be able to keep pace, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order on July 2 requiring Texans to wear masks in … the hurried pace for solutions, erroneous messaging, mental health, churchgoers, digital health companies, and an outbreak in MLS, as well. Modern Healthcare: Care Delays Cause Blacks To Bear Brunt Of COVID-19 Illnesses, Deaths Black …

Kanye West

EPA: Two Lysol Disinfectants Are The First Approved For Covid-19 Coronavirus | Forbes | 7/8/2020

… disinfecting practices. You can still make mistakes while trying to disinfect high-touch surfaces such as the statues in your Kanye West shrine. So keep in the mind the following: 1. Clean before disinfecting. The … I am a writer, journalist, professor, systems modeler, computational and digital health expert, avocado-eater, and entrepreneur, not always in that order. Currently, I am … Read More I am a writer, journalist, professor, systems modeler …

Michelle Obama

The 4th Black Health Matters Summit: Proactive Black Health In The Age Of COVID-19 Partners With Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote | PR Newswire | 7/7/2020

… excited to be launching a new partnership with When We All Vote— a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization launched by Co-Chair Michelle Obama in 2018 to increase participation in every election. When We All Vote is … content. Black Health Matters (BHM) is a leading provider of digital health and wellness solutions for African American consumers and patients. BHM delivers a highly personalized content experience drawing from touch-points of the African …

Erez Raphael

Dennis Matheis, President of Optima Health, a Multi-line Health Plan With More Than 850,000 Members and over 26,000 Providers, and Former President of Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Central Region, Appointed to the Board of DarioHealth Corp | PR Newswire | 7/6/2020

… someone of Dennis’ caliber and experience has agreed to join our Board at this critical time in Dario’s evolution,” said Erez Raphael , DarioHealth’s Chief Executive Officer. “His insights and guidance will prove invaluable as we … managing chronic disease. To learn more about DarioHealth and its digital health solutions. For more information, visit http://mydario.investorroom.com/ . Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements This news release and the statements of representatives and partners …

Stuart Long

Telehealth, Remote Patient Monitoring Crucial to Long-Term Cardiac Health Implications of COVID-19 | PRWeb | 7/6/2020

… Although we’re still learning about COVID-19, it’s transformed our healthcare system’s monitoring and treatment approaches for patients,” InfoBionic CEO Stuart Long said. WALTHAM, Mass. (PRWEB) July 06, 2020 As concerns grow over the long … long-term health outcomes.(14) About InfoBionic: InfoBionic is a digital health company transforming the efficiency and economics of ambulatory remote patient monitoring processes by optimizing clinical and real-world utility for the users that …

Sean Day

Digital health funding hits another high mark for 2020 - MedCity News | 7/6/2020

So far, digital health funding in 2020 is on track to outpace previous years. Chart courtesy of Rock Health. Despite the devastating economic effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, digital health companies continued to close … said, this is unlikely to last,” Rock Health Research Analyst Sean Day said in a phone interview. “We were surprised. The deals kept coming in.” Investments slowed in March and April, before surging again in …

Melinda Gates

Covid-19 Coronavirus Won’t Be Last Or Worst Pandemic, How To Stop Panic-Neglect Cycle | Forbes | 7/4/2020

… the future. We have a small core team but a number of important partners.” These partners include the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation , the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation , the Federation of … I am a writer, journalist, professor, systems modeler, computational and digital health expert, avocado-eater, and entrepreneur, not always in that order. Currently, I am … Read More I am a writer, journalist, professor, systems modeler …

Heather Landi

Investors double down on health technology as funding reaches $9.1B in 2020 | FierceHealthcare | 7/1/2020

Investors double down on health technology as funding reaches $9.1B in 2020 by Heather Landi Jul 1, 2020 3:10pm Digital health funding dropped steadily after January until it reached a low in April at the height of the global pandemic lockdown, and then investment picked back up again, Startup Health reported. (Jirapong Manustrong/Getty Images) While the financial markets have taken a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, the health …

Jirapong Manustrong

Investors double down on health technology as funding reaches $9.1B in 2020 | FierceHealthcare | 7/1/2020

Investors double down on health technology as funding reaches $9.1B in 2020 by Heather Landi Jul 1, 2020 3:10pm Digital health funding dropped steadily after January until it reached a low in April at the height of the global pandemic lockdown, and then investment picked back up again, Startup Health reported. (Jirapong Manustrong/Getty Images) While the financial markets have taken a hit during the COVID-19 pandemic, the health …

Kevin McRaith

Welldoc and Montana Diabetes Digital Health Learning Network Partner to Offer Digital Support to Those with Diabetes | PR Newswire | 7/1/2020

COLUMBIA, Md. , July 1, Welldoc , trailblazer in digital health with the first FDA-cleared Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) for diabetes, announced a collaboration with The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services … connected to their provider or team, regardless of location,” said Kevin McRaith , CEO at Welldoc. “ Montana is a leader in offering telehealth services to its rural population, and we hope to bring those same benefits …

Clifton Leaf

Reinventing the hospital for the modern, inequitable era | Fortune | 7/1/2020

… parse it through . The rankings’ release was accompanied by a fascinating conversation on Tuesday moderated by Fortune editor-in-chief Clifton Leaf with experts such as IBM vice president and chief health officer Dr. Kyu … you again tomorrow. Sy Mukherjee [email protected] @the_sy_guy DIGITAL HEALTH \n Lululemon gets into the digital fitness game with $500 million deal for Mirror. Athleisure firm Lululemon is wading into the digital health