Digital Health

MassMutual Ventures Announces USD $100 Million Second Fund for Southeast Asia | Business Wire | 1/21/2020

BOSTON & SINGAPORE- MassMutual Ventures (MMV) announced today that it has launched a second fund of $100 million for Southeast Asia, bringing its total capital under management to USD $350 million across four funds – two USD $100M funds in the U.S. and USD $150M in Southeast Asia across two funds. One year after establishing MassMutual Ventures Southeast Asia (MMV SEA) , the Singapore-based team will continue to build on its successful …

Difrent and Visionable to Empower Healthcare Transformation Through Video Collaboration | 1/20/2020

TOPICS: Digital Health Telehealth January 20, 2020 Professional services company Difrent has announced a partnership with video collaboration platform provider Visionable in a strategic alliance that will support clinical teams across all healthcare settings to adopt digital solutions that facilitate virtual clinician-to-patient consultation, shared clinical decision making, and access to specialist resources, improving health outcomes and saving costs. Visionable and Difrent will work closely together with commissioners, clinicians …

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CEO’s aim: Make telehealth more than ‘an exercise in convenience’ - STAT | 1/20/2020

… CEO Steve Jobs proudly strode across the Macworld stage to reveal a device that would change history: the iPhone, the first mobile phone to be more tablet than telephone. The same year, a small digital health startup called American Well connected its first patients and doctors online. Roy Schoenberg Courtesy American Well So it felt especially appropriate, in the eyes of CEO Roy Schoenberg, for the Boston-based telemedicine company …

Secure messaging standards to be mandatory in Australia | Healthcare IT News | 1/20/2020

… messaging, stating that the standards will be mandatory in future procurement for applicable systems. The joint statement was shared with industry at a workshop in December 2019 which was jointly organized by the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) and Medical Software Industry Association. The workshop was attended by over 50 representatives from clinical and secure messaging software suppliers, governments and clinical representatives. The workshop launched the approach to national scaling …

New Collaboration Yields Personalized Medical Guidelines and Educational Platform for Physicians | PRWeb | 1/20/2020

… Lead Principal Investigator of SMC for this initiative. Professor Cha is also an emergency physician and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at SMC. “SMC is on the cutting edge of digital health and medical innovation,” said Dr. Joongheum Park, Chairman and Head of Product at avoMD. “This partnership and the avoMD platform enable SMC clinicians to instantly access highly contextualized medical knowledge and learning at the …

ADHA’s work to get off fax progressing with standards agreed on | ZDNet | 1/20/2020

The Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) has been working on new standards for secure messaging, coming to an agreement with industry and government on what this should look like. “The Australian Digital Health Agency has been working with industry and governments over a number of years to achieve interoperable secure messaging across different systems – necessary to accelerate use of electronic messaging over fax machines and paper transmission,” the agency responsible …

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ADHA’s work to get off fax progressing with standards agreed on | 1/20/2020

The Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) has been working on new standards for secure messaging, coming to an agreement with industry and government on what this should look like. “The Australian Digital Health Agency has been working with industry and governments over a number of years to achieve interoperable secure messaging across different systems — necessary to accelerate use of electronic messaging over fax machines and paper transmission,” the agency responsible …

Olive Smart Ear affordable hearing assistant and app based test | 1/20/2020

Olive Smart Ear affordable hearing assistant and app based test Techstination feature for Monday, January 20, 2020 Techstination, your destination for gadgets and gear. I’m Fred Fishkin. There was a lot of focus on digital health at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show once again. A variety of companies have developed devices to help with hearing loss. Olive Union has a solution that looks like a standard wireless earbud…that can …

How Digital Health is Revolutionizing the Healthcare in India | 1/20/2020

… doctors and patients are experiencing. The proliferation of the internet, penetration of the global market and rising use of mobiles is expected to fuel this trend further. Education and information around the use of digital health can bring the number of people under the umbrella of technology benefits. Interested in getting more details? Contact Rajesh Mandaviya Or read more about “How Digital Health is Revolutionizing the Healthcare in India” https …

Vivante Health Closes $5.8 Million Series A1 Investments | PR Newswire | 1/20/2020

… round. Vivante will leverage the $5.8 million Series A1 funds to accelerate its bold efforts to provide relief to thousands of Americans who struggle with chronic GI symptoms, using a first-of-its kind digital health solution called GIThrive. GIThrive is a comprehensive digital health program for digestive health and disease. Features include an at-home microbiome test kit to highlight bacterial imbalance in the gut, a personal digestion monitor …

Middle East Directory - News | 1/20/2020

… costs and prioritise on prevention. “This conference will address studies, hands-on cases and latest technology utilisation for future healthcare delivery, defining digital strategies, service improvement, ethical flows of data and secure, personalised care. Digital Health in itself will provide more accurate health outcomes and better patient experiences” - Johan Ehrstrom, CEO of Digital Health Middle East 2020. Meet 250+ peers from across the ecosystem, and 20+ global speakers for a …

Global Ingestible Sensor Industry | PR Newswire | 1/20/2020

NEW YORK , Jan. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Ingestible Sensor market worldwide is projected to grow by US$750.2 Million , driven by a compounded growth of 18.5%. Temperature, one of the segments analyzed and sized in this study, displays the potential to grow at over 17.9%. The shifting dynamics supporting this growth makes it critical for businesses in this space to keep abreast of the changing pulse of the market. Poised to …

Clinical Research

New Collaboration Yields Personalized Medical Guidelines and Educational Platform for Physicians | 1/21/2020

… physician and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at SMC. “SMC is on the cutting edge of digital health and medical innovation,” said Dr. Joongheum Park, Chairman and Head of Product at … through the provision of state-of-the-art patient care, clinical research and education. During the past 20 years, SMC has won first place in the National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI) 14 times, first place …

Telehealth

Scripps Researchers Use #Mhealth Wearables to Track Flu Outbreaks – SPONSOR: CardioComm Solutions $EKG.ca – $ATE.ca $TLT.ca $OGI.ca $ACST.ca $IPA.ca | 1/20/2020

… like illness. It shows that mHealth wearables could be used to identify and possibly even anticipate viral outbreaks. Led by digital health expert Eric Topol, MD, researchers at the Scripps Research Translational Institute used data … Diego-based organization, which has conducted dozens of mHealth and telehealth studies over the past decade. This study, funded in part by the National Institutes of Health, aims to improve population health management for a …

Difrent and Visionable to Empower Healthcare Transformation Through Video Collaboration | 1/20/2020

TOPICS: Digital Health Telehealth January 20, 2020 Professional services company Difrent has announced a partnership with video collaboration platform provider Visionable in a strategic alliance that will support clinical teams across all healthcare settings to adopt digital solutions that facilitate virtual clinician-to-patient consultation, shared clinical decision making, and access to specialist resources, improving health outcomes and saving costs. Visionable and Difrent will work closely together with commissioners, clinicians …

Digital Health Solutions

Vital Signs: Digital Health Law Update | Winter 2020 | 1/18/2020

… NOTE FROM THE EDITORS Welcome to the first issue of “Vital Signs”—a refreshed and reframed revival of Jones Day’s Digital Health Law Update, given our long-standing commitment, experience, and leadership in digital healthdigital health “formulary” in December 2019. The initial cohort of digital health solutions on the formulary are designed to aid in the management of common chronic conditions, including diabetes, hypertension, asthma, and depression. This initial …

AMA, RedCrow partner to connect doctors with health startups | 1/17/2020

… and success of this community.” According to the AMA, doctors are often treated as an “afterthought” when developers design their digital health products. What’s needed instead, contends the physician group, is the ability to co … to ensure that healthcare entrepreneurs incorporate physician feedback into their digital health solutions. At that time, Sling Health launched the Clinical Problem Database as part of the AMA’s PIN online platform. The purpose of the …

Mental Health

Newsom Budget Proposal Signals Health Care Priorities - California Health Care Foundation | 1/17/2020

… KFF conducted a statewide poll to capture the health priorities of Californians as Newsom took office. The poll revealed that mental health access ranks in the top two health priorities for Democrats, Republicans, and independents … In addition, she has managed marketing and communications for a digital health start-up and an education technology nonprofit. Xenia received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and a master’s degree …

WHO Lists Climate Change, Infectious Diseases As ‘Urgent’ Health Challenges in New Decade | U.S. News & World Report | 1/15/2020

… WHO is collaborating with its partners to improve child and maternal care as well as improve nutrition, gender equality and mental health access. Cartoons on Climate Change View All 63 Images WHO stressed that there … has also established advisory committees for human genome editing and digital health to provide guidance and regulation on the development and use of new tools in the world of health care. “All the challenges in …

Population Health

Day 3 Notes at the 2020 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference | 1/17/2020

… at J.P. Morgan’s healthcare conference, including many of the leading global risk-bearing physician organizations and the next-generation leading population health management companies, was a desire for further clarification of the recently launched Direct … sciences companies and pharmaceutical manufacturers. In the rapidly growing Chinese digital health space, Ping An Good Doctor – a Chinese healthcare platform looking to connect the 100 million middle class Chinese families to doctors and establish …

What’s Next for Health in 280 Characters or Less | 1/17/2020

… Mark Anderson, Chief Operating Officer, EAST TX ACO; the Houston Chapter of HIMSS President Broadband access—all our national and population health goals start with access to all. Once broadband and access has been initialized … healthcare… both are moving exponentially in multiple directions. But in digital health, the future is all about information and its governance… successes in technology have unleashed a firehose that we must harness! —Michael Nusbaum, BASc …

Home Health

Global Smart Home Healthcare Market Analysis, 2016-2018 & 2019-2025, by Technology, Service, Application and Region | Globe Newswire | 1/17/2020

Dublin, Jan. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Smart Home Healthcare Market By Technology, By Service, and By Application: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2018 - 2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The … General Electric Company, Hocoma, Health Care Originals, Medical Guardian, Proteus Digital Health, Medtronic, Samsung Electronics, and VitalConnect. Key Topics Covered …

Home Healthcare

Global Smart Home Healthcare Market Analysis, 2016-2018 & 2019-2025, by Technology, Service, Application and Region | Globe Newswire | 1/17/2020

Dublin, Jan. 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – The “Smart Home Healthcare Market By Technology, By Service, and By Application: Global Industry Perspective, Comprehensive Analysis, and Forecast, 2018 - 2025” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The … General Electric Company, Hocoma, Health Care Originals, Medical Guardian, Proteus Digital Health, Medtronic, Samsung Electronics, and VitalConnect. Key Topics Covered …

Provider Engagement

What’s Next for Health in 280 Characters or Less | 1/17/2020

… Member It’s hard to predict what’s next for health and healthcare… both are moving exponentially in multiple directions. But in digital health, the future is all about information and its governance… successes in technology have … with AI applications enabling more efficient processes to improve patient & provider engagement. —Joel J. Reich, MD, FACEP, CPE, SHIMSS, Adjunct Faculty, Consultant/Advisor; a HIMSS Innovation Committee Member I do not know what is the …

Effects of the Proactive Interdisciplinary Self-Management (PRISMA) Program on Online Care Platform Usage in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in Primary Care: A Randomized Controlled Trial | 1/13/2020

… was associated with the following factors: patient characteristics (e.g., sociodemographic, clinical characteristics, and health literacy), technology (e.g., functionality, usability), and provider engagement. For facilitating the use of self-management support through a platform, patients first … technical improvements of the platform. In addition, bended care, where digital health and usual care are integrated, is likely to lead to increased use of an online program for patients with COPD [ 48 ]. Patients with …

Behavioral Telehealth

5 things to know about American Well for 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/17/2020

From establishing a joint venture digital health company with Cleveland Clinic to launching new virtual care products and services, American Well made several moves to advance its telehealth business in 2019. Here are five things … Well in November announced its acquisition of Aligned Telehealth, a behavioral telehealth and telepsychiatry provider for hospitals and health plans. The deal integrated American Well’s digital care platform with Aligned Telehealth’s network of clinical experts …

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

In the final quarter of 2019 MobiHealthNews reported on 55 digital health deals. December 31, 2019 Share In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion … business into new states. Forefront Telecare specializes in providing virtual behavioral telehealth to seniors, and in particular targets Medicare patients in rural hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. Q2 $15 RRE Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Green D …

HIPAA

HIPAA Critical: Episode 005 | Project Orca Launch, FBI Alerts, Fake HIPAA Claims, and The Shrink Space. | 1/16/2020

On this episode we highlight the winners and failures of the week including what’s new at Google, Paubox’s recent Project Orca launch and a fake HIPAA violation claim making news headlines. Also an interview with the co-founders of digital health startup The Shrink Space. https://www.buzzsprout.com/696055/2465843.js?player=small Rather read? Here’s the full transcript of this episode. Olena Heu: Alright, well, welcome to the latest edition of …

HIPAA Critical: Episode 003 | Mobile Device Data Breach Settlement, Cybersecurity in Health Care and 2020 Predictions | 12/19/2019

… https://www.buzzsprout.com/696055/2260463.js?player=small Rather read? Here’s the full transcript of this episode. Olena Heu: Welcome to the HIPAA Critical podcast by Paubox. I’m Olena Heu, your host, and joining me is President … well as, uh, folks like the medical device manufacturers and digital health companies and EHR companies. And so what’s great about the the different sets of guidance that they’re issuing is that, um, you know …

Express Scripts

Vital Signs: Digital Health Law Update | Winter 2020 | 1/18/2020

… NOTE FROM THE EDITORS Welcome to the first issue of “Vital Signs”—a refreshed and reframed revival of Jones Day’s Digital Health Law Update, given our long-standing commitment, experience, and leadership in digital health … Protections for Cybersecurity Technology Under the AKS and Stark Law . Express Scripts Unveils Stand-Alone Digital Health Formulary Express Scripts, one of the nation’s largest pharmacy benefit managers, unveiled the industry’s first stand-alone digital …

CVS-Aetna will offer low-cost care for members using CVS Health services | Business Insider | 1/16/2020

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 … purchase the US' second largest pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) Express Scripts in 2018. And less than a year later, CVS followed suit with its own gargantuan deal to merge with Aetna: The result of …

Pear Therapeutics

Venture capital and health system investors are bullish on tech startups | Modern Healthcare | 1/18/2020

… of that,” said Chris Coburn, chief innovation officer at Partners, of the new fund. Partners is in good company, as digital healthcare tech has been a growing area for investment in the past decade. Digital … most investors somewhat uncomfortable,” acknowledged Dr. Corey McCann, CEO of Pear Therapeutics, a developer of prescription digital therapeutics. Pear, which has received FDA clearance for app-based products that help treat substance and opioid use …

J.P. Morgan Trends: Digital Health Confusion, Tech, Drug Prices and Diversity | 1/16/2020

J.P. Morgan Trends: Digital Health Confusion, Tech, Drug Prices and Diversity Published: Jan 16, 2020 By Mark Terry As the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference enters its final day for 2020, a few topics have risen … AI and machine learning. For example, on January 7, 2020, Pear Therapeutics , entered into deals with multiple technology innovators, including Firsthand Technology , researchers from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center , Winterlight …

InTouch Health

9 Takeaways From The JPMorgan Healthcare Conference | Yahoo News | 1/18/2020

InTouch Health for $600 million. Even this deal was announced a day before the conference began. After a record year for M&A in 2019, biopharma acquisitions are expected to slow down a bit in the new year. Accent On Digital Health The conference saw discussions on digital health and wellness apps that operate on the fringes of the medical sector. These should be curated so that doctors can decide …

Dispensed: Verily’s big debut, Oscar’s health insurance bet, and what else you missed at the biggest healthcare conference of the year | Business Insider | 1/17/2020

… the company's drug was in remission. Deals (albeit, smaller in scale) were struck, with telemedicine company Teladoc buying InTouch Health for $600 million, Neon Therapeutics selling to German biotech BioNTech, and Pittsburgh-based … 2.1 million. There was also news of a partnership between digital health company Livongo and Dexcom . More to come as I sort through my notes from our various encounters around Union Square. Also - if you …

Kyruus

Venture capital and health system investors are bullish on tech startups | Modern Healthcare | 1/18/2020

… of that,” said Chris Coburn, chief innovation officer at Partners, of the new fund. Partners is in good company, as digital healthcare tech has been a growing area for investment in the past decade. Digital … chatbot and telemedicine provider Babylon, online appointment scheduling startups like Kyruus and Zocdoc, and companies like Evariant, recently acquired by Healthgrades , that help with patient acquisition and retention, according to PitchBook. The healthcare industry has …

Health IT Business News – January 16, 2020 | 1/16/2020

… Work Together to Help Hospitals Reduce Cancellations and Complications Across Episodes of Care MobileSmith Health ( @TheMobileSmith ), a company in the digital health and mobile development sector that is reshaping traditional healthcare, announced a strategic alliance … CHQI), a health care accreditation organization based in Annapolis, MD. Kyruus Raises $42 Million in New Financing After Delivering Another Year of Record Growth Kyruus ( @kyruus ), a provider of search and scheduling solutions for health …

CVS Health

Pfizer has tied up with a biotech startup to leverage its AI tools to identify drug targets | Business Insider | 1/17/2020

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, click here … CVS-Aetna will offer low-cost care for members using CVS Health services Fidelity is launching a digital asset venture in Europe Oscar Health and Cigna have partnered to launch health plans for small businesses …

CVS-Aetna will offer low-cost care for members using CVS Health services | Business Insider | 1/16/2020

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, click here. Select Aetna health plan members who use CVS Health services, like those offered in its HealthHub locations, can look forward to “zero” cost and “low copay” treatment options, according to statements made by …

Avizia

5 things to know about American Well for 2020 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/17/2020

From establishing a joint venture digital health company with Cleveland Clinic to launching new virtual care products and services, American Well made several moves to advance its telehealth business in 2019. Here are five things … its first integrated telehealth device since its 2018 merger with Avizia. The device, dubbed American Well 250 Cart, allows providers to initiate a telehealth consult with specialists via the cloud, within their health system or …

M&A Report: Amazon, Roku and WeWork In the News | 10/29/2019

digital health companies like TytoCare, Pager, Avizia, and MDLive. The integration of Health Navigator’s technology will aid Amazon Care in its quest to increase access to healthcare while reducing the cost of that care. DataXu Being Acquired by Roku Roku has announced that it will acquire Boston-based advertising technology company, DataXu . The deal is for a reported $150 million in cash and shares of Roku common stock. Roku manufactures …

CVS

CVS-Aetna will offer low-cost care for members using CVS Health services | Business Insider | 1/16/2020

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, click here. Select Aetna health plan members who use CVS Health services, like those offered in its HealthHub locations, can look forward to “zero” cost and “low copay” treatment options, according to statements made by …

Livongo Health

Digital Therapeutics Market Industry Estimated to Rise Profitably With Livongo Health, Proteus Digital Health, WellDoc, Fitbit | 1/16/2020

Press Releases Digital Therapeutics Market Industry Estimated to Rise Profitably With Livongo Health, Proteus Digital Health, WellDoc, Fitbit According to a new market research study titled ‘Digital Therapeutics Market to 2025 – Global Analysis and Forecasts by Application and Distribution Channel, the global digital therapeutics market was valued at US$ 1,993.2 Mn in 2017 and is estimated to reach US$ 8,941.1 Mn by 2025. The market is estimated to grow with …

Dexcom teams with Livongo Health to help diabetics better manage the disease | 1/15/2020

San Diego’s Dexcom has inked a deal with Livongo Health’s digital platform to better help people with diabetes manage the disease. The partnership enables Dexcom customers to sync readings from wearable continuous glucose monitors with Livongo’s digital health service, which analyzes data and delivers personalized, real-time health tips and coaching to a user’s smartphone. In addition, Dexcom customers who enroll in other Livongo health programs, such as blood pressure …

Propeller Health

Digital Therapeutics Market Industry Estimated to Rise Profitably With Livongo Health, Proteus Digital Health, WellDoc, Fitbit | 1/16/2020

Press Releases Digital Therapeutics Market Industry Estimated to Rise Profitably With Livongo Health, Proteus Digital Health, WellDoc, Fitbit According to a new market research study titled ‘Digital Therapeutics Market to 2025 – Global Analysis and Forecasts … The major players operating in the digital therapeutics market include Propeller Health, CANARY HEALTH, Noom, Inc., 2Morrow Inc., Livongo Health, Proteus Digital Health, WellDoc, Inc., Fitbit, Inc., Omada Health, Inc., and MANGO HEALTH and among …

Signant Health and Propeller Health to Gather Accurate Data on Asthma and COPD | 1/16/2020

TOPICS: Asthma COPD January 16, 2020 Signant Health has announced a partnership to connect TrialMax ®, the industry-leading electronic Clinical Outcome Assessment (eCOA) platform, to Propeller Health’s digital health platform for asthma and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). The partnership will help drive patient adherence to inhaled medications by enabling accurate time tracking of patients’ medication use events alongside their eDiary data within a single eCOA platform. Sponsors, CROs, and …

Cohero Health

The Asia Pacific smart inhalers market is expected to reach US$ 1,539.97 Mn in 2027 from US$ 186.63 Mn in 2018 | PR Newswire | 1/16/2020

… Cohero Health, Crux Product Design Ltd, Teva Pharmaceuticals, 3M , Amiko Digital Health Limited, and others.About Reportlinker ReportLinker is an award-winning market research solution. Reportlinker finds and organizes the latest industry data so you get all the market research you need - instantly, in one place …

The Asia Pacific smart inhalers market is expected to reach US$ 1,539.97 Mn in 2027 from US$ 186.63 Mn in 2018 | The Wapakoneta Daily News | 1/16/2020

… Cohero Health, Crux Product Design Ltd, Teva Pharmaceuticals, 3M , Amiko Digital Health Limited, and others. Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05828358/?utm_source=PRN About Reportlinker ReportLinker is an award-winning market research solution. Reportlinker finds and organizes the latest industry data so you get all the market research you need - instantly, in one place …

Rock Health

Venture capital and health system investors are bullish on tech startups | Modern Healthcare | 1/18/2020

… digital healthcare tech has been a growing area for investment in the past decade. Digital health startups have raised $39.5 billion since 2011, with 40% of that raised in 2018 and 2019 alone, according to a report from Rock Health , an early-stage digital health venture fund that also compiles research on the sector. In 2019, more than 600 investors poured $7.4 billion into 359 digital health startups. Those dollars …

Stanford Medicine: Physicians, medical students are interested in digital health, data-driven care | MobiHealthNews | 1/16/2020

… patient data collected using apps, wearables or other consumer-friendly sources are clinically valuable. January 16, 2020 Share Data and digital health tech were the focus of Stanford Medicine’s 2020 Health Trends Report . Released late … perspective to another survey released last year by Stanford and Rock Health, which found more patients and consumers using health tracking tools and sharing their data with physicians. Both reports are also in line with …

Venrock

Venture capital and health system investors are bullish on tech startups | Modern Healthcare | 1/18/2020

… of that,” said Chris Coburn, chief innovation officer at Partners, of the new fund. Partners is in good company, as digital healthcare tech has been a growing area for investment in the past decade. Digital … problems, said Dr. Bob Kocher, partner at venture-capital firm Venrock and a former special assistant to the president for healthcare and economic policy during the Obama administration. When a startup proves its model is …

Health IT Business News – January 16, 2020 | 1/16/2020

… Work Together to Help Hospitals Reduce Cancellations and Complications Across Episodes of Care MobileSmith Health ( @TheMobileSmith ), a company in the digital health and mobile development sector that is reshaping traditional healthcare, announced a strategic alliance … to more than $125 million since its founding in 2010. Venrock and Highland Capital Partners led the round, with participation from other existing investors, such as Providence Ventures and Salesforce Ventures. Kyruus, which already serves …

Kaiser Permanente Ventures

Venture capital and health system investors are bullish on tech startups | Modern Healthcare | 1/18/2020

… of that,” said Chris Coburn, chief innovation officer at Partners, of the new fund. Partners is in good company, as digital healthcare tech has been a growing area for investment in the past decade. Digital … company’s share price rose 33% in 2019 after its IPO. Kaiser Permanente Ventures and the UPMC health system were among the company’s initial investors. Livongo The chronic disease management company closed 2019 down 10.5% from …

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

In the final quarter of 2019 MobiHealthNews reported on 55 digital health deals. December 31, 2019 Share In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion … Cigna Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, U.S. Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Civilization Ventures and Providence Ventures The funding will help ongoing scaling efforts for its digital care program. Omada offers a …

BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners

Venture capital and health system investors are bullish on tech startups | Modern Healthcare | 1/18/2020

… of that,” said Chris Coburn, chief innovation officer at Partners, of the new fund. Partners is in good company, as digital healthcare tech has been a growing area for investment in the past decade. Digital … climb 48% by the end of 2019. Ascension Ventures and BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners were among the company’s investors. Investors undaunted Those types of stories haven’t stopped investors, particularly those focused on health and healthcare …

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

In the final quarter of 2019 MobiHealthNews reported on 55 digital health deals. December 31, 2019 Share In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion … their trials more quickly and accurately. Q1 $42 HCSC Ventures, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners/Sandbox Advantage Fund, Adams Street Partners and SJF Ventures Solera will be using the funds to “extend the impact of its …

Lux Capital

Another women-led venture firm gains momentum, with Uber exec Rachel Holt as cofounder | TechCrunch | 1/15/2020

… digital health-focused venture firm, Define Ventures, which raised an impressive $87 million in commitments for its debut. Some time this year, longtime VC Renata Quintini — formerly of Felicis Ventures and Lux Capital — is expected to close the debut fund that she is raising with Roseanne Wincek, formerly of IVP. (The reported target for their new outfit, Renegade Partners, is $300 million .) Last month, London-based Ada Ventures, cofounded by …

Maverick Ventures

Concerto HealthAI’s $150M Series B, Komodo Health’s $50M Series C and more digital health funding news | MobiHealthNews | 1/15/2020

It’s been a busy week for digital health funding, with more raises announced by Arcadia, Cardiologs, Covera and others. Concerto HealthAI, the maker of a clinical insight generation platform that employs real-world data in its analyses, has closed $150 million in aggregate Series B financing. Declaration Partners headed the investments, which also featured Maverick Ventures, AllianceBernstein PCI and SymphonyAI Group. Concerto boasts 90% year-over-year revenue growth for …

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

In the final quarter of 2019 MobiHealthNews reported on 55 digital health deals. December 31, 2019 Share In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion … SoftBank, PSP Investments, DFJ Growth, G Squared, Founders Fund, GV, Maverick Ventures, Mubadala Ventures, NEA and Sun Life Collective Health is targeting new strategic partnerships within the US; bumping up its sales, engineering and customer …

Felicis Ventures

Concerto HealthAI’s $150M Series B, Komodo Health’s $50M Series C and more digital health funding news | MobiHealthNews | 1/15/2020

It’s been a busy week for digital health funding, with more raises announced by Arcadia, Cardiologs, Covera and others. Concerto HealthAI, the maker of a clinical insight generation platform that employs real-world data in … Horowitz and augmented by Oak HC/FT, IA Ventures and Felicis Ventures. The company offers an analytics and insights platform for healthcare, life sciences and advocacy groups seeking a more detailed look into patient healthcare …

Another women-led venture firm gains momentum, with Uber exec Rachel Holt as cofounder | TechCrunch | 1/15/2020

… digital health-focused venture firm, Define Ventures, which raised an impressive $87 million in commitments for its debut. Some time this year, longtime VC Renata Quintini — formerly of Felicis Ventures and Lux Capital — is expected to close the debut fund that she is raising with Roseanne Wincek, formerly of IVP. (The reported target for their new outfit, Renegade Partners, is $300 million .) Last month, London-based Ada Ventures, cofounded by …

Launchpad Digital Health

Launchpad Digital Health Raises New Capital, Closes First 4 Investments via Second Venture Fund, LDH Ventures II | PR Newswire | 1/14/2020

SAN FRANCISCO , Jan. 14, Launchpad Digital Health, a leading U.S. early stage investor in digital health, is pleased to announce the first closing of LDH Ventures II, its second venture fund. Additionally, the firm has closed its first four investments from the new LDH Ventures II, investing in Smileyscope, Patch, Limelight Health, and Hint Health, and it expects others to close near term. Participating investors in LDH Ventures II include …

Launchpad Digital Health Holds First Close of Second Venture Fund | 1/14/2020

By FinSMEs Launchpad Digital Health , a San Francisco, CA-based early stage investor in digital health, held the first closing of LDH Ventures II, its second venture fund. Participating investors in LDH Ventures II include the venture arm of a global insurance company, Spectra Management Advisors, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati and other institutional investors. The fund is focused on venture investing, funding companies from Series Seed to Series B as …

McKesson Ventures

Xealth is Honored in Built In Seattle’s Prestigiou | 1/14/2020

… Honored in Built In Seattle’s Prestigious Best Places to Work List in 2020 2020-01-13T16:08: SEATTLE , Xealth , a leader in enabling digital health at scale, today announced it was included on Built In Seattle’s list of … and investors include Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic, MemorialCare Innovation Fund, McKesson Ventures, Novartis, Philips, and ResMed as well as Providence Ventures, UPMC and the Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin Health Network. For more information …

Xealth is Honored in Built In Seattle’s Prestigious Best Places to Work List in 2020 | PR Newswire | 1/13/2020

SEATTLE Xealth , a leader in enabling digital health at scale, today announced it was included on Built In Seattle’s list of Best Places to Work in 2020. Companies are selected based on data submitted by … and investors include Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic, MemorialCare Innovation Fund, McKesson Ventures, Novartis, Philips, and ResMed as well as Providence Ventures, UPMC and the Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin Health Network. For more information …

Apax Partners

Another former Kleiner partner launches a fund; this time it’s Lynn Chou O’Keefe with Define Ventures | TechCrunch | 1/13/2020

… Chou O’Keefe, who joined Kleiner Perkins in 2013 as a partner in its life sciences group, where she focused on digital health and connected devices. Today, Chou O’Keefe is taking the wraps off a new … and Abbott Labs) and before that, worked in venture with Apax Partners. That SEC filing listed a target of $65 million. But Chou O’Keefe, who we chatted with on Friday, suggested that interest in the …

Another former Kleiner partner launches a fund; this time it’s Lynn Chou O’Keefe with Define Ventures | 1/13/2020

… Chou O’Keefe, who joined Kleiner Perkins in 2013 as a partner in its life sciences group, where she focused on digital health and connected devices. Today, Chou O’Keefe is taking the wraps off a new … and Abbott Labs) and before that, worked in venture with Apax Partners. That SEC filing had listed a target of $65 million. Yet Chou O’Keefe, who we chatted with on Friday, suggested that interest in …

Kaiser Permanente

Venture capital and health system investors are bullish on tech startups | Modern Healthcare | 1/18/2020

… of that,” said Chris Coburn, chief innovation officer at Partners, of the new fund. Partners is in good company, as digital healthcare tech has been a growing area for investment in the past decade. Digital … company’s share price rose 33% in 2019 after its IPO. Kaiser Permanente Ventures and the UPMC health system were among the company’s initial investors. Livongo The chronic disease management company closed 2019 down 10.5% from …

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

In the final quarter of 2019 MobiHealthNews reported on 55 digital health deals. December 31, 2019 Share In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion … Cigna Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, U.S. Venture Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Sanofi Ventures, Civilization Ventures and Providence Ventures The funding will help ongoing scaling efforts for its digital care program. Omada offers a …

Penn Medicine

Healthcare trends that are shaping 2020 | 1/17/2020

… public misunderstanding of the regulations in place to protect consumer information, not to mention the lack of crucial knowledge about digital health products and services. Research conducted in the UK shows that consumers don’t think … tool for health surveillance.” According to Stony Brook University and Penn Medicine , Facebook posts (with owner or patient consent) can be used to predict 21 conditions and diseases. These include hypertension, diabetes, depression, and anxiety …

Ride Health Raises $6.2 Million To Coordinate The Medical Transportation Ecosystem | PR Newswire | 1/7/2020

… Medical Transportation Ecosystem Company delivers first real-time ride coordination platform to improve access to care and patients’ ride experience Penn Medicine uses Ride Health to reduce costs, no-shows and length-of-stay News … and other compelling markets. Activate has been investing in the Digital Health sector for decades and has generated 17 successful Digital Health exits, including: Medidata Solutions (IPO 2009, acquired by Dassault Systèmes in 2019 for …

NYU Langone Health

HIPAA Critical: Episode 005 | Project Orca Launch, FBI Alerts, Fake HIPAA Claims, and The Shrink Space. | 1/16/2020

… Project Orca launch and a fake HIPAA violation claim making news headlines. Also an interview with the co-founders of digital health startup The Shrink Space. https://www.buzzsprout.com/696055/2465843.js?player=small Rather read? Here’s … about before, I think on the last show, we saw NYU Langone Health do a biotech incubator in Manhattan. So now we’re seeing this Digital Health Exchange coming up in the northeast and it’s just …

Cuomo: We’ve restructured Medicaid before, we can do it again | Crain’s New York Business | 1/9/2020

… potential use,” it continued. —Will Bredderman Funding for health tech startups increases in NYC, dips in US New York City digital health companies raised about 7% more money from investors last year than in 2018 … response to Cuomo’s State of the State speech. VACCINE RESEARCH: NYU Langone Health has established a Vaccine Center to be led by Dr. Mark Mulligan, an infectious-disease researcher. The center will be charged with …

UnityPoint Health

Concerto HealthAI’s $150M Series B, Komodo Health’s $50M Series C and more digital health funding news | MobiHealthNews | 1/15/2020

It’s been a busy week for digital health funding, with more raises announced by Arcadia, Cardiologs, Covera and others. Concerto HealthAI, the maker of a clinical insight generation platform that employs real-world data in … the close of a Series B funding round led by UnityPoint Health Ventures. The company did not disclose the size of the investment. Kaizen’s tech helps health systems, payers, senior living groups and other organizations …

UnityPoint leads funding for medical transportation platform | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/8/2020

… for patients, announced on Jan. 8 the close of its Series B funding round, led by Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health’s investment arm. The Kaizen Health platform works with healthcare providers, payers and transportation … May 2019 with a goal of investing in early-stage digital health companies. Since then, the fund has expanded its portfolio to include Vida Diagnostics, RxRevu, Epharmix and Pathware. The amount invested in Kaizen Health …

MemorialCare

Xealth is Honored in Built In Seattle’s Prestigiou | 1/14/2020

… Honored in Built In Seattle’s Prestigious Best Places to Work List in 2020 2020-01-13T16:08: SEATTLE , Xealth , a leader in enabling digital health at scale, today announced it was included on Built In Seattle’s list of … PSJH) in 2017, and investors include Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic, MemorialCare Innovation Fund, McKesson Ventures, Novartis, Philips, and ResMed as well as Providence Ventures, UPMC and the Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin Health Network …

Xealth is Honored in Built In Seattle’s Prestigious Best Places to Work List in 2020 | PR Newswire | 1/13/2020

SEATTLE Xealth , a leader in enabling digital health at scale, today announced it was included on Built In Seattle’s list of Best Places to Work in 2020. Companies are selected based on data submitted by … PSJH) in 2017, and investors include Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic, MemorialCare Innovation Fund, McKesson Ventures, Novartis, Philips, and ResMed as well as Providence Ventures, UPMC and the Froedtert and Medical College of Wisconsin Health Network …

Geisinger

Integrating Ontario’s Healthcare System: A Point of View | 1/13/2020

… integrating care services, moving to value-base care and population health management strategies, including Spain 13 14 , and US providers Geisinger Healthcare 10 and Kaiser 19 . These jurisdictions, averaging populations in the range of 5 … digital discussion, enabling case management and consumer empowerment, and lastly, Digital Health Economy: a shift to a new digital health economy, leveraging private sector investment to fund Ontarios digital transformation. Other industries have used data …

Why Healthcare Policy Needs To Focus On Prevention | 1/8/2020

… things you mention in your book, in addition to these points, is targeting things that work, but aren’t paid for. Digital health, for example. You’ve mentioned Omada Health, which I helped advise when they starting … Anand Parekh: I absolutely agree. I’ll give you another example: Geisinger Health System in Central Pennsylvania. Your podcast is called the Doctor’s Farmacy. They opened up their first food pharmacy a couple years ago, and …

Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 10, 2020 | 1/11/2020

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 10, 2020 By Emily Blahnik Editors: Emily Blahnik , Karl Oestreich CNN , Losing one night’s sleep may increase risk factor for Alzheimer’s, study says by Sandee LaMotte … Journal , Mayo Clinic Names Health IT Vet to Head Its Digital Health-Care Businesses by John McCormick — The Mayo Clinic has named health-care technology veteran John Halamka as the head of its digital health

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 20, 2019 | 12/20/2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for December 20, 2019 By Emily Blahnik Editors: Emily Blahnik , Karl Oestreich CNN , Kristen Dahlgren’s reporting on cancer symptoms may have saved her life by Lisa Respers France … Hospital Review , Mayo’s approach to patient data management, security and digital health: Key thoughts from CIO Cris Ross by Laura Dyrda — During his time as CIO of Mayo Clinic, Cris Ross has transformed the Rochester …

Northwestern Medicine

UnityPoint leads funding for medical transportation platform | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/8/2020

… Northwestern Medicine, Indianapolis-based Community Health Network, Walnut Creek, Calif.-based John Muir Health and more. The $100 million UnityPoint Health Ventures Innovation Fund launched in May 2019 with a goal of investing in early-stage digital health companies. Since then, the fund has expanded its portfolio to include Vida Diagnostics, RxRevu, Epharmix and Pathware. The amount invested in Kaizen Health was not disclosed. More articles on consumerism …

Google AI tool bests clinicians in breast cancer detection | Healthcare Dive | 1/2/2020

… when they actually don’t, the cancer group says. Google Health’s new tool, developed in tandem with its British subsidiary DeepMind, Northwestern Medicine and Imperial College London and the University of Cambridge, improved mistakes in both … in Madurai, India. A September study published in the Lancet Digital Health journal suggested AI can detect diseases from medical imaging with similar levels of accuracy as healthcare professionals, though the tech didn’t outperform them …

Emory Healthcare

NYU cardiologist sues Apple over smartwatch AFib detection & 9 other health IT notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/3/2020

digital health startup Heal to offer members access to on-demand physician house calls. 8. Broomfield, Colo.-based SCL Health has partnered with Empiric Health , a clinical data analytics company launched by Salt Lake City-based Intermountain Healthcare, to make data-driven improvements to surgical care quality and costs. 9. Emory Healthcare and Google sister company Verily will use advanced data analytics to develop new solutions with a goal of …

5 recent vendor contracts, go-lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/3/2020

digital health startup Heal to offer members access to on-demand physician house calls. 3. Portland, Ore.-based Legacy Health and Albertina Kerr, a nonprofit that provides 24-hour residential care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, partnered with Epic to address patients’ social determinants of health needs. 4. Emory Healthcare and Google sister company Verily will use advanced data analytics to develop new solutions with a goal of …

LifeBridge Health

SC&H Group Hosts AdvantEdge: Leading on the Edge Innovation Summit | 12/30/2019

Dr. Daniel Durand, chief innovation officer with LifeBridge Health, discusses “Innovating from the Inside Out” with guests at the inaugural “AdvantEdge: Leading on The Edge” innovation summit. (Photo courtesy of SC&H Group) Shelly Blake … manager of innovation at LifeBridge Health; Adam Beck, director of digital health with LifeBridge Health; and Jorge Aquino, business development and alliance management with Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, attended the inaugural “AdvantEdge: Leading on The …

“Exciting and a Bit Scary”: Health IT Leaders Reflect on 2019 | 12/27/2019

… For some, the focus was on optimization after a major implementation, while others strived to strengthen their security posture, drive digital health forward, or simply do more with less. No matter what the objective, organizations … of machine learning. – Tressa Springmann, CIO & SVP of Performance Improvement, LifeBridge Health Related Posts …

Oscar Health

Dispensed: Verily’s big debut, Oscar’s health insurance bet, and what else you missed at the biggest healthcare conference of the year | Business Insider | 1/17/2020

… Ahuja, who took Tesla public. I mentioned I'd be tuning in to both Verily's presentation and Oscar Health's. During his presentation, CEO Mario Schlosser made an interesting comment about … 2.1 million. There was also news of a partnership between digital health company Livongo and Dexcom . More to come as I sort through my notes from our various encounters around Union Square. Also - if you …

Pfizer has tied up with a biotech startup to leverage its AI tools to identify drug targets | Business Insider | 1/17/2020

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, click here … services Fidelity is launching a digital asset venture in Europe Oscar Health and Cigna have partnered to launch health plans for small businesses …

Bright Health

Buzzy health startup Oscar is making a big bet on a crucial change to how you get your healthcare. The CEO shared how he thinks that will happen. | Business Insider | 1/16/2020

Bright Health just struck a deal to buy a health plan and gain a big foothold in the lucrative Medicare Advantage market Featured Digital Health Articles: - Telehealth Industry: Benefits, Services & Examples - Value-Based Care Model: Pay-for-Performance Healthcare - Senior Care & Assisted Living Market Trends - Smart Medical Devices: Wearable Tech in Healthcare - AI in Healthcare - Remote Patient Monitoring Industry: Devices & Market Trends …

Flannel Is the New Black at the 2020 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference | 1/13/2020

… which makes it easy to compare treatment options, prices and quality. Bind, along with fellow Minnesota wunderkind health insurance startup Bright Health —which just announced the closing of $635 million in Series D financing in … local ecosystems will fuel the next generation of disruptors in digital health,” observed Turkeltaub, who recently stepped down as CEO of Roam and is setting up a venture fund that focuses on the intersection of …

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona

Livongo comes to Higi’s health kiosks, Pear’s reSET-O rolling out to dozens of treatment centers and more digital health deals | MobiHealthNews | 1/9/2020

digital health engagement platform is being made available to everyone in Arizona regardless of their insurance carrier or status, thanks to a newly announced partnership between the company and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona . These residents can download the platform to access a handful of personal health tracking tools, while those who are BCBSAZ members will be able to access additional services. “Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona has …

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 …

Clover Health

$2.2 billion Bright Health just struck a deal to buy a health plan and gain a big foothold in the lucrative Medicare Advantage market | Business Insider | 1/7/2020

… Devoted Health in October 2018 raised $300 million ahead of launching its first Medicare Advantage plans in Florida in 2019. Clover Health in January raised $500 million. Altogether, the four venture-backed health insurance startups … Bright will work to find partners in those areas. Featured Digital Health Articles: - Telehealth Industry: Benefits, Services & Examples - Value-Based Care Model: Pay-for-Performance Healthcare - Senior Care & Assisted Living Market Trends - Smart Medical Devices …

2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 12/31/2019

In the final quarter of 2019 MobiHealthNews reported on 55 digital health deals. December 31, 2019 Share In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion … announcements representing about $7.18 billion, with Babylon Health ($550 million), Clover Health ($500 million) and Gympass ($300 million) taking their place behind Bright Health as the largest deals of the year. Compared to 2018’s …

CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield

Johnson & Johnson’s Court Victories Start To Stack Up As Jury Clears Company Of Responsibility For Woman’s Cancer | Kaiser Health News | 12/23/2019

… management offerings for its clients. (Kacik, 12/20) The Wall Street Journal: Mayo Clinic Names Health IT Vet To Head Its Digital Health-Care Businesses The Mayo Clinic has named health-care technology veteran John Halamka … organizations serve about 81,000 people. (Livingston, 12/20) The Baltimore Sun: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Of Baltimore Will Acquire Medicaid Plans In Maryland And Washington CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield said Friday it plans to acquire Medicaid plans in …

Monday, December 23, 2019 | Kaiser Health News | 12/23/2019

… management offerings for its clients. (Kacik, 12/20) The Wall Street Journal: Mayo Clinic Names Health IT Vet To Head Its Digital Health-Care Businesses The Mayo Clinic has named health-care technology veteran John Halamka … organizations serve about 81,000 people. (Livingston, 12/20) The Baltimore Sun: CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield Of Baltimore Will Acquire Medicaid Plans In Maryland And Washington CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield said Friday it plans to acquire Medicaid plans in …

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 …

MagnaCare Mobile Technology Wins Multiple Industry Accolades | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 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 …

Humana

Senators push CMS, commercial payers on bias in algorithms | 12/4/2019

… and Booker wrote in their letters. The letters were sent to executives at UnitedHealth Group, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana and Aetna, in addition to CMS Administrator Seema Verma and FTC Chairman Joseph Simons … In April, a group of more than 30 tech giants, digital health companies, trade associations and healthcare organizations, including AdvaMed, Google and Fitbit, joined forces to work toward developing standards and best practices for AI …

Our 2019 Predictions – A Bit off Target | 12/4/2019

… jittery stock market at the end of 2018 had us thinking no IPO would materialize – instead we had four, successful, digital health IPOs and if you count Peloton, which we don’t, five. Without further ado … virtual care and continuation of standing up corporate campus clinics. Humana finds a life partner with Walmart – MISS Humana and Walmart remain partners but the relationship has gone no further. Regulatory approvals for artificial intelligence …

Aetna

Senators push CMS, commercial payers on bias in algorithms | 12/4/2019

… wrote in their letters. The letters were sent to executives at UnitedHealth Group, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana and Aetna, in addition to CMS Administrator Seema Verma and FTC Chairman Joseph Simons. The Science … In April, a group of more than 30 tech giants, digital health companies, trade associations and healthcare organizations, including AdvaMed, Google and Fitbit, joined forces to work toward developing standards and best practices for AI …

Cory Booker is demanding insurance companies provide information on medical algorithms that steer black patients away from getting higher-quality care | Business Insider | 12/3/2019

… black patients. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Presidential hopeful Sen. Cory Booker sent a letter to healthcare companies like UnitedHealth and Aetna asking for information on how they prevent bias in health algorithms. Booker’s letter shines … reached out to the five healthcare companies for comment. Featured Digital Health Articles …

Cigna

Top 8 Predictions That Will Disrupt Healthcare in 2020 | Forbes | 12/4/2019

Cigna and CVS, leading gene therapy manufacturers like Novartis, Bluebird Bio, and Spark Therapeutics will continue to explore annuity-based specialized reimbursement programs to ease the burden of high out-of-pocket spending by patients. Prediction 4: Continued VC funding mega-rounds make 2020 a banner year for Digital Health Unicorns’ IPO exits There are two reasons we expect increased IPO activity in the next 12 to 18 months. First …

Senators push CMS, commercial payers on bias in algorithms | 12/4/2019

… Wyden and Booker wrote in their letters. The letters were sent to executives at UnitedHealth Group, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana and Aetna, in addition to CMS Administrator Seema Verma and FTC Chairman Joseph … In April, a group of more than 30 tech giants, digital health companies, trade associations and healthcare organizations, including AdvaMed, Google and Fitbit, joined forces to work toward developing standards and best practices for AI …

UnitedHealthcare

Amazon Alexa now boasts medication management features | Business Insider | 11/29/2019

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, click here … and Medicaid Services’ new Plan Finder platform is misleading seniors UnitedHealthcare is planning to set up Medicare centers in Walgreens stores Apple expects a surge in shipments for the next-generation 5G iPhones, likely due …

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ new Plan Finder platform is misleading seniors | Business Insider | 11/27/2019

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, click here … the rest of the story at Business Insider See Also: UnitedHealthcare is planning to set up Medicare centers in Walgreens stores Get two full years of Business Insider Intelligence for the price of one! Is …

Elizabeth Holmes

Venture capital and health system investors are bullish on tech startups | Modern Healthcare | 1/18/2020

… of that,” said Chris Coburn, chief innovation officer at Partners, of the new fund. Partners is in good company, as digital healthcare tech has been a growing area for investment in the past decade. Digital … including from the CMS and the Securities and Exchange Commission. Elizabeth Holmes, founder and former CEO of Theranos, in 2018 agreed to pay the SEC $500,000 to settle charges that she oversaw a “massive fraud …

10 years in health IT: 10 defining people, events and companies | Becker’s Hospital Review | 1/9/2020

… healthcare giants such as Humana , Novartis , Pittsburgh-based UPMC and more, and joins Google in leading the tech pack in digital health investment . Apple’s foray into healthcare began in 2014, with the rollout of the … 10 years after its founding by then-19-year-old Elizabeth Holmes, Theranos exploded into prominence with the announcement of a partnership to place its blood-testing technology — a desktop device that could run hundreds …

Bill Evans

Venture capital and health system investors are bullish on tech startups | Modern Healthcare | 1/18/2020

… of that,” said Chris Coburn, chief innovation officer at Partners, of the new fund. Partners is in good company, as digital healthcare tech has been a growing area for investment in the past decade. Digital … of the voice of the consumer in healthcare decisionmaking,” said Bill Evans, CEO of the venture fund Rock Health. He called investing in “opportunities that are created by a rise of consumerism in healthcare” among …

Proteus parts ways with Otsuka as it pivots toward oncology, infectious disease treatment adherence | MobiHealthNews | 1/14/2020

… company walks away with the full license for Proteus’ mental health treatment adherence technology. Following news of hardships at Proteus Digital Health, CEO Andrew Thompson has told STAT News that the company is winding down … challenging therapeutic modality for their particular intervention to take hold,” Bill Evans, managing director of digital health venture fund and research group Rock Health, commented to MobiHealthNews last month . “If that’s true, it’s unfortunate, but …

George Church

Notes and Takeaways from JPM 2020 | 1/18/2020

digital health concerns. One presenting company was GenapSys, the developer of an iPad-sized sequencer that raised $90 million late last year—and whose Scientific Advisory Board includes notable names like Eric Topol, MD, and George Church, PhD. (We’ll have more coverage of them both in GEN Edge and sister publication Clinical OMICs soon—including updates from OncoCyte CEO Ronnie Andrews and Guardant Health SVP, BioPharma Business Development Daniel Simon …

Mehmet Oz

Sharecare and National Academy of Television Arts | 1/17/2020

… Chapter – renowned for the Emmy Awards – announce finalists in 2020 Sharecare Awards 2020-01-16T16:17: ATLANTA , Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced … Emmy Award-winning host of «The Dr. Oz Show,» Dr. Mehmet Oz , this celebratory event will confer several additional awards of distinction, including the Founder’s Award, Humanitarian Award (Individual), Humanitarian Award (Organization), and Lifetime Achievement …

Sharecare and National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter - renowned for the Emmy Awards - announce finalists in 2020 Sharecare Awards | PR Newswire | 1/16/2020

… Jan. 31 News provided by Jan 16, 2020, 16:17 ET Share this article ATLANTA , Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced … Emmy Award-winning host of “The Dr. Oz Show,” Dr. Mehmet Oz , this celebratory event will confer several additional awards of distinction, including the Founder’s Award, Humanitarian Award (Individual), Humanitarian Award (Organization), and Lifetime Achievement …

James Park

Fitbit Finally Releases Blood Oxygen Monitoring | The Motley Fool | 1/17/2020

… a SpO2 sensor: the Versa, Ionic, and Charge 3. Blood oxygen saturation data is now available through Fitbit’s app and digital health platform, according to Engadget and CNET . Users can see if they are experiencing … program also tests consumer interest in tracking breathing disturbance,” CEO James Park said last February. “Underscoring users’ interest and engagement in sleep, Sleep Score beta program enrolled approximately 10,000 users in less than two hours …

Fitbit rolls out blood oxygen tracking with an eye toward FDA clearance for sleep apnea diagnosis feature | FierceHealthcare | 1/17/2020

… on behalf of Fitbit. RELATED: Fitbit collaborating with pharma giants Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer Fitbit president and co-founder James Park said during the company’s second-quarter 2019 earnings call: “In terms of the … healthcare ambitions. And a new study published in the Lancet Digital Health journal found that heart rate and sleep data from wearable fitness tracker watches can predict and alert public health officials to real-time …

Mark Warner

Medical image security ‘gets worse every day’: report | 1/17/2020

digital health information.” Since the scale of exposed medical servers was first revealed in September, Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) called for answers from Health and Human Services. “To my knowledge, Health and Human Services has done nothing about it,” Warner told TechCrunch/Mighty. “As Health and Human Services aggressively pushes to permit a wider range of parties to have access to the sensitive health information of American patients without …

Sen. Warner presses Pentagon on handling of medical data amid broader concerns about cyber risks | 1/17/2020

Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) has asked a senior Defense Department official to detail the Pentagon’s efforts to secure the digital health records of military service members amid broader concerns about the cybersecurity risks at hospitals and by healthcare providers, while also calling on regulators to act. “As a matter of national security, the sensitive medical information of our men and women of the armed services is particularly vulnerable and …

Gavin Newsom

Newsom Budget Proposal Signals Health Care Priorities - California Health Care Foundation | 1/17/2020

… caught our attention January 17, 2020 By Xenia Shih Bion After unveiling his 2020–21 proposed state budget, California governor Gavin Newsom, right, kicked off a weeklong homelessness tour across the state, including a stop … In addition, she has managed marketing and communications for a digital health start-up and an education technology nonprofit. Xenia received a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri and a master’s degree …

Why cancer death rates fell - Politico | 1/10/2020

… announced in November 2018, offers a way for patients to link their health data from trackers and the like to digital health records in support of clinical trials, observational studies and registries. The arrangement is … States GOVERNOR SAYS CALIFORNIA CAN MAKE ITS OWN GENERICS — Gov. Gavin Newsom today was expected to propose making California the first state to create its own generic drug label and manufacture its own drugs to …

Sanjay Gupta

Sharecare and National Academy of Television Arts | 1/17/2020

… Chapter – renowned for the Emmy Awards – announce finalists in 2020 Sharecare Awards 2020-01-16T16:17: ATLANTA , Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced … Marlo Thomas ; renowned neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta ; the American Red Cross; National Kidney Foundation; AARP; and American Heart Association, among others. For more information about the Sharecare Awards, visit www.sharecareawards.org …

Sharecare and National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, New York Chapter - renowned for the Emmy Awards - announce finalists in 2020 Sharecare Awards | PR Newswire | 1/16/2020

… Jan. 31 News provided by Jan 16, 2020, 16:17 ET Share this article ATLANTA , Jan. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Sharecare, the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced … Marlo Thomas ; renowned neurosurgeon and CNN chief medical correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta ; the American Red Cross; National Kidney Foundation; AARP; and American Heart Association, among others. For more information about the Sharecare Awards, visit www.sharecareawards.org …

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Dr. Roboto? Stanford Medicine Foresees Digital Doctors “Maturing” | 1/16/2020

Dr. Roboto? Stanford Medicine Foresees Digital Doctors “Maturing” By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn on 16 January 2020 in AI, Artificial intelligence, Big data and health, Cognitive computing and health, Computers and health, Connected health, Consumer electronics, Data analytics and health, Digital health, Digital therapeutics, Electronic health records, Health apps, Health at home, Health care information technology, Health Consumers, Health ecosystem, Health engagement, Health IT, Internet and Health, Internet of things, Medical …

CES Round Up | 1/13/2020

… pioneering thinkers. Check out some highlights: First up our Dr. Nick from The Incrementalist was behind the mic at the Digital Health Summit getting the answers to where are we now and where are we … Nick talks to David C Rhew. Dr. Nick talks to Jane Sarasohn-Kahn Blood pressure-sensing earbuds are coming in 2020 By Scott Stein – CNET ( @CNET ) – There’s one big health measurement that’s really important, yet …

Jeffrey Katzenberg

Parks Associates: 25% of US Broadband Households Use Free, Ad-Based OTT Services, and More Than 25% are Interested in Innovative Offerings Accessed via TV | PR Newswire | 1/16/2020

… change within the entertainment industry,” said Steve Nason , Sr. Analyst, Parks Associates. “At CES, Quibi, led by Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg , announced a mobile-only service featuring short-form content and subscription tiers with … platforms, entertainment and gaming, home networks, Internet and television services, digital health, mobile applications and services, support services, consumer apps, advanced advertising, consumer electronics, energy management, and home control systems and security. Each year, Parks …