Health Tech

Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. Announces New Contract with Maxlink Health to Provide its iUGO Care Platform to over 10,000 New Patients in North Texas | Globe Newswire | 8/20/2020

HAMILTON, Ontario, Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“ Reliq ” or the “ Company ”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, today announced that it has signed a contract with Maxlink Health to provide iUGO Care Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM), Chronic Care Management (CCM), Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) and Principle Care Management (PCM) to over 10,000 eligible Medicare patients …

South Korea’s KT Develops AI-Based COVID-19 Research | PR Newswire | 8/20/2020

… intelligence (AI) and Big Data-based digital contact tracing technology, adding to global efforts to tackle the escalating pandemic. The Korean telecom leader’s new pilot project is supported by the Research Investment for Global Health Tech nology Fund, better known as RIGHT Fund. The global research fund accepted the promising proposal by KT to develop AI-based technology that assesses COVID-19 infection risks. “KT’s new project will help combat the …

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STAT Health Tech: How Teladoc won and Lyft’s Medicaid transportation business | 8/19/2020

Health Tech STAT Health Tech: How Teladoc won and Lyft’s Medicaid transportation business By Erin Brodwin @erbrod , Rebecca Robbins @rebeccadrobbins , and Casey Ross @caseymross August 19, 2020 Reprints Adobe A version of this digest first appeared in the weekly STAT Health Tech newsletter. To receive future editions, sign up here . First up, let’s jump into the history of telemedicine provider Teladoc — and what it says about a virtual care sector …

Virtual Event: AI: Cracking Covid-19’s Code | STAT | 8/18/2020

… Casey Ross, national technology correspondent, STAT (moderator) About the Author Reprints Casey Ross National Technology Correspondent Casey covers the companies disrupting biopharma and health care. He is the co-author of the newsletter “ STAT Health Tech

HD Nursing Names Dr. Amy Hester Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer | PR Newswire | 8/17/2020

… the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences before retiring after 26 years of service. Dr. Hester continues to serve as adjunct faculty for the UAMS College of Nursing and as clinician in residence for Health Tech Arkansas where she helps young startups get a footing in healthcare. (PRNewsfoto/HD Nursing) “I am thrilled with becoming the CEO and will be diligently working to advance our service offerings into the acute …

Healthcare Organizations Must Transform Digital Experiences Between People and Technology to Lead the Future of Care, Finds Research From… | Business Wire | 8/11/2020

… new digital healthcare experiences to help customers feel engaged, important and informed, according to research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). Based on a survey of 259 payer and provider healthcare executives, the report — Accenture Digital Health Tech nology Vision 2020 — notes that the vast majority (85%) of executives believe that technology has become an inextricable part of the human experience. Furthermore, 45% of those polled said that rapid advancements in new technologies …

Costa Cruises to Restart Vacations On September 6 | PR Newswire | 8/11/2020

… the Costa Safety Protocol for its fleet, including new operating procedures in response to the COVID-19 situation. Supported by a panel of independent scientific experts in public health coordinated by V.I.H.T.A.L.I. (Value in Health Tech nology and Academy for Leadership and Innovation), a spin-off of the Università Cattolica of Rome, the Costa Safety Protocol is consistent with the health protocols defined by the Italian government and European (EU Healthy …

The KLAS Spotlight highlights Algorex Health’s work of proactively surfacing social determinant of health (SDOH) risk and closing gaps in program design and fulfillment - all while measuring total impact on clinical and non-clinical outcomes. | PR Newswire | 8/11/2020

BOSTON , Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Algorex Health Tech nologies, a leader in measuring the effect of social determinants on patients’ real lives, announced its recognition as an emerging healthcare services company in a new KLAS® Research Spotlight Report. The report, based on detailed feedback from Algorex Health customers regarding their satisfaction with Algorex Health’s technology and approach to partnership, highlighted the company’s ability to help healthcare organizations predict and invest in …

Healthify Partners with Algorex to Use Predictive Analytics to Address Social Determinants of Health | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

… article NEW YORK , Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Healthify , a company that works with payers and providers to create social determinants of health (SDoH) infrastructures, today announced a partnership with healthcare data analytics company Algorex Health Tech nologies to offer social determinants of health (SDoH) predictive analytics to health plans and provider organizations to better understand and proactively address the social needs of members and patients that can impact overall health outcomes …

Telemedicine is booming — but many people still face huge barriers to virtual care | STAT | 8/5/2020

… cautioned, however, that the program is limited and does not pay for devices themselves. Yet another problem is that people who can afford devices aren’t always able to use them. Sign up for STAT Health Tech Your weekly guide to how tech is transforming health care and life sciences. Please enter a valid email address. Leave this field empty if you’re human: “It actually bears emphasizing that simply putting an …

Haven was supposed to reimagine care. An exodus of talent has gutted it | STAT | 8/5/2020

Health Tech Haven was supposed to reimagine health care. An exodus of talent has gutted it By Casey Ross @caseymross August 5, 2020 Reprints Alex Hogan/STAT H aven, the audacious health venture founded by three of America’s most storied companies, was once a magnet for top-flight talent. But a string of high-profile departures has left the company’s C-suite all but empty. As a result, the company …

Blackstone agrees to buy Ancestry in $4.7 billion deal | STAT | 8/5/2020

… Ancestry was last valued at roughly $3 billion in 2017, according to PitchBook, and had eyed an IPO in 2017 and 2019, when the personal genetics business was booming. Related: Earnings season highlights how health tech companies fared in the first full quarter of the pandemic But slumping sales have forced difficulties for consumer genetics businesses like Ancestry and its major competitor, 23andMe, in recent years, suggesting a challenging road …

Covid-19 apps and wearables are everywhere. Can they actually benefit patients? | STAT | 8/4/2020

Health Tech Covid-19 apps and wearables are everywhere. Can they actually benefit patients? By Casey Ross @caseymross August 4, 2020 Reprints JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images W ith Covid-19 cases again climbing, health tech companies and researchers are renewing their pitch for wearables and apps as a cutting-edge way to catch new cases and detect when patients are growing sicker. The flood of tech tools — and …

Volpara – A New Zealand Health Tech Company – Hires Katherine Singson As Silicon Valley-Based CEO | PR Newswire | 8/4/2020

… approach to addressing this destructive disease,” said Katherine. “Since Covid-19, the idea of actively participating in one’s own self-care in partnership with leading-edge healthcare providers is stronger than ever.” About Volpara Health Technologies Limited (ASX: VHT) VHT is a MedTech SaaS company founded in 2009 on research originally conducted at Oxford University . VHT’s clinical functions for screening clinics provide feedback on breast density, compression, dose, and quality …

Home Fitness Equipment Global Market Report 2020-30: Covid 19 Implications and Growth | Globe Newswire | 7/30/2020

Major players in the home fitness equipment market are Cybex, Nautilus, Precor, Technogym, Fitnessathome, Fitness World, Johnson Health Tech , NordicTrack, ProForm, and TRUE Fitness. The global home fitness equipment market is expected to grow from $6. July 30, 2020 05:47 ET Source: ReportLinker New York, July 30, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Reportlinker.com announces the release of the report “Home Fitness Equipment Global Market Report 2020-30: Covid 19 Implications and Growth” - https …

Dutch startup Siilo scores €9.5m for its secure healthcare collaboration app | MobiHealthNews | 7/30/2020

… raise of €9.5 milliion in Series A funding. European digital health VC Heal Capital is at the forefront of the investment, backed by Germany’s private health insurers. Also participating in the round are Philips Health Tech nology Venture Fund and current investor EQT Ventures. WHAT IT DOES HIMSS20 Digital Learn on-demand, earn credit, find products and solutions. Get Started Founded in 2016 by former surgery resident Joost Bruggeman , who recently …

Mountain Raises $1.5 Million in Seed Funding | PR Newswire | 7/29/2020

DALLAS , July 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Mountain Health Tech nologies, an innovative healthcare company revolutionizing the way that young adults receive healthcare, has closed a $1.5 million seed funding round led by Matchstick Ventures. Mountain will use the new capital for market expansion and bringing its service into cities like New York , and Minneapolis . This expansion includes partnering with a wider network of healthcare providers, doctors, and nurse practitioners. “Mountain has been …

leAD Partners with Stradigi AI to Provide Cutting Edge AI Technology to Sports and Health Tech Startups in Lake Nona | PRWeb | 7/29/2020

leAD Partners with Stradigi AI to Provide Cutting Edge AI Technology to Sports and Health Tech Startups in Lake Nona Share Article Kepler™, Stradigi AI’s Self-Service Machine Learning Platform, Empowers Early-stage Startup Founders by Removing the Complexity of Operationalizing AI “This offer adds unparalleled value to our program in Lake Nona and to our portfolio companies. Ambitious founders that want to deploy AI in their solutions but lack …

Home Fitness Equipment Market in North America, 2020-2025 - Dominated by Icon Health & Fitness, Technogym, Johnson Health Tech, and Nautilus | PR Newswire | 7/28/2020

Home Fitness Equipment Market in North America, 2020-2025 - Dominated by Icon Health & Fitness, Technogym, Johnson Health Tech, and Nautilus 15 DUBLIN , The “North America Home Fitness Equipment Market, Growth, Trends and Forecasts (2020-2025)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The North American home fitness equipment market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 2.09% during the forecast period (2020-2025).The North American market has witnessed significant growth, due …

North Carolina sets new record for Covid-19 hospitalizations | CNN | 7/28/2020

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott will issue an management order later this week setting Sept. 8 as a universal start first date for students to return back to school during fall. Scott said that he and Health Tech nicians Commissioner Dr . Mark Levine repaired a goal seven weeks ago to return to in-person instruction in the fall. Speaking on a news conference on Tuesday, Levine said he is confident in springing …

A startup that monitors heart health with a toilet seat joins Innovators’ Network | Globe Newswire | 7/28/2020

Heart Health Intelligence is the latest member of the American Heart Association’s Center for Health Tech nology & Innovation Innovators’ Network July 28, 2020 06:00 ET Source: Heart Health Intelligence ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Heart Health Intelligence (HHI) has joined the ’s Center for Health Tech nology & Innovation’s (the Center) Innovators’ Network. The Center is focused on building and fostering health tech relationships to develop innovative and scalable solutions. Innovators …

Covid-19 surge helps AI researchers amass lung scans - STAT - STAT | 7/27/2020

… scans, chest X-rays, and lung ultrasound images to help build predictive AI models to support treatment of Covid-19, including at Stanford University, Ohio State University, University of Pennsylvania, and Emory University. STAT Health Tech Your weekly guide to how tech is transforming health care and life sciences. Please enter a valid email address. Leave this field empty if you’re human: Multiple AI teams have formed within the University …

Google Alert - software | 7/27/2020

software As-it-happens update ⋅ July 27, 2020 NEWS Senior Software Developer at Flare Health Built In Chicago Founded by a software developer and a physician, Flare Health helps patients find the right doctor faster. We are a health tech startup based in … Flag as irrelevant Global CPG Software Market to generate huge revenue by 2025: Fishbowl, SAP, Microsoft, Adobe … Market Research Posts This report is well documented to present …

NHS Trust signs up to early warning system | 7/27/2020

… which helped staff at NHS Fife to transform clinical practice and to significantly cut cardiac arrests, will now be deployed across the entirety of NHS Lanarkshire in a new five-year contract with smart health tech nology provider Alcidion. The decision follows a trial of the Patientrack electronic observations and alerting system at University Hospital Monklands. The system was deployed into the hospital’s Operational Command Centre where large-scale screens show …

Consumer Technology Association launches the Public Health Tech Initiative, a working group including Microsoft and Facebook that will learn from the pandemic (Issie Lapowsky/Protocol) | 7/27/2020

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Patient Satisfaction

Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. Announces New Contract with Maxlink Health to Provide its iUGO Care Platform to over 10,000 New Patients in North Texas | Globe Newswire | 8/20/2020

HAMILTON, Ontario, Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“ Reliq ” or the “ Company ”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, today announced that … with physician practices and insurance providers to reduce readmissions, increase patient satisfaction and improve outcomes, and Reliq’s iUGO Care platform has been proven to successfully improve all of these metrics. Maxlink’s existing contracts in North …

Digital Health

South Korea’s KT Develops AI-Based COVID-19 Research | PR Newswire | 8/20/2020

… to tackle the escalating pandemic. The Korean telecom leader’s new pilot project is supported by the Research Investment for Global Health Technology Fund, better known as RIGHT Fund. The global research fund accepted the promising … world, through research and development for vaccines, therapeutics, diagnostics and digital health technologies, taking advantage of Korea’s advanced R&D capabilities. End MEDIA CONTACTS For inquiries, please contact our Foreign Media Relations Team at [email …

Health Research

South Korea’s KT Develops AI-Based COVID-19 Research | PR Newswire | 8/20/2020

… to tackle the escalating pandemic. The Korean telecom leader’s new pilot project is supported by the Research Investment for Global Health Technology Fund, better known as RIGHT Fund. The global research fund accepted the promising … Fund-supported project in 2021. RIGHT Fund is a global health research funding agency established in 2018 with contributions from Korea’s Ministry of Health and Welfare, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Korean life science …

Medicaid

STAT Health Tech: How Teladoc won and Lyft’s Medicaid transportation business | 8/19/2020

Health Tech STAT Health Tech: How Teladoc won and Lyft’s Medicaid transportation business By Erin Brodwin @erbrod , Rebecca Robbins @rebeccadrobbins , and Casey Ross @caseymross August 19, 2020 Reprints Adobe A version of this digest first appeared in the weekly STAT Health Tech newsletter. To receive future editions, sign up here . First up, let’s jump into the history of telemedicine provider Teladoc — and what it says about a virtual care sector …

Precision Medicine

Virtual Event: AI: Cracking Covid-19’s Code | STAT | 8/18/2020

Precision Medicine Institute, University of Alabama of Birmingham Casey Ross, national technology correspondent, STAT (moderator) About the Author Reprints Casey Ross National Technology Correspondent Casey covers the companies disrupting biopharma and health care. He is the co-author of the newsletter “ STAT Health Tech

COVID-19

Virtual Event: AI: Cracking Covid-19’s Code | STAT | 8/18/2020

… STAT’s Casey Ross will talk to researchers and AI experts about how AI is accelerating a worldwide effort to crack Covid-19’s molecular code. Featured Speakers: Sponsor Introduction: Julie Rubinstein, president, Adaptive Biotechnologies Karen … care. He is the co-author of the newsletter “ STAT Health Tech

Electronic Medical Record

HD Nursing Names Dr. Amy Hester Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer | PR Newswire | 8/17/2020

… Dr. Hester continues to serve as adjunct faculty for the UAMS College of Nursing and as clinician in residence for Health Tech Arkansas where she helps young startups get a footing in healthcare. (PRNewsfoto/HD … care. Offering the only fall risk tool validated in the electronic medical record, and a program that is a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to reduce patient falls and injuries, the HD Nursing falls solution is …

Continuum of Care

HD Nursing Names Dr. Amy Hester Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer | PR Newswire | 8/17/2020

… Dr. Hester continues to serve as adjunct faculty for the UAMS College of Nursing and as clinician in residence for Health Tech Arkansas where she helps young startups get a footing in healthcare. (PRNewsfoto/HD … HD’s dedication to improving multiple patient safety initiatives across the continuum of care. Since the company’s inception in 2012, HD Nursing has been fully committed to the promotion of diversity, equity and inclusion, which are …

Patient Safety

HD Nursing Names Dr. Amy Hester Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer | PR Newswire | 8/17/2020

… BENTON, Ark. , Aug. 17, Dr. Amy Hester has been named Chairwoman and CEO of HD Nursing, a leading provider of patient safety solutions. Dr. Hester co-founded HD Nursing in 2012 along with her colleague … UAMS College of Nursing and as clinician in residence for Health Tech Arkansas where she helps young startups get a footing in healthcare. (PRNewsfoto/HD Nursing) “I am thrilled with becoming the CEO and will …

Population Health

The KLAS Spotlight highlights Algorex Health’s work of proactively surfacing social determinant of health (SDOH) risk and closing gaps in program design and fulfillment - all while measuring total impact on clinical and non-clinical outcomes. | PR Newswire | 8/11/2020

BOSTON , Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Algorex Health Technologies, a leader in measuring the effect of social determinants on patients’ real lives, announced its recognition as an emerging healthcare services company in a new KLAS® Research … of their customers have invested in software tools ranging from population health management and electronic health records to referral platforms and more. Algorex Health’s mission is to drive maximum value and scalability into those investments …

Electronic Health Records

The KLAS Spotlight highlights Algorex Health’s work of proactively surfacing social determinant of health (SDOH) risk and closing gaps in program design and fulfillment - all while measuring total impact on clinical and non-clinical outcomes. | PR Newswire | 8/11/2020

BOSTON , Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Algorex Health Technologies, a leader in measuring the effect of social determinants on patients’ real lives, announced its recognition as an emerging healthcare services company in a new KLAS® Research … invested in software tools ranging from population health management and electronic health records to referral platforms and more. Algorex Health’s mission is to drive maximum value and scalability into those investments, rather than replace them …

Advanced Analytics

Healthify Partners with Algorex to Use Predictive Analytics to Address Social Determinants of Health | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

advanced analytics to inform targeted interventions to address social inequities News provided by Aug 10, 2020, 08:00 ET Share this article NEW YORK , Aug. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Healthify , a company that works with payers and providers to create social determinants of health (SDoH) infrastructures, today announced a partnership with healthcare data analytics company Algorex Health Technologies to offer social determinants of health (SDoH) predictive analytics to health plans and provider …

Mental Health

Covid-19 apps and wearables are everywhere. Can they actually benefit patients? | STAT | 8/4/2020

Health Tech Covid-19 apps and wearables are everywhere. Can they actually benefit patients? By Casey Ross @caseymross August 4, 2020 Reprints JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images W ith Covid-19 cases again climbing … patients. Related: Eyeing an IPO, Hims expands further into virtual mental health care That’s because it’s not clear that providing that information, through this app or another, will help doctors triage patients or change the …

American Heart Association

A startup that monitors heart health with a toilet seat joins Innovators’ Network | Globe Newswire | 7/28/2020

Heart Health Intelligence is the latest member of the American Heart Association’s Center for Health Technology & Innovation Innovators’ Network July 28, 2020 06:00 ET Source: Heart Health Intelligence ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Heart Health Intelligence (HHI) has joined the ’s Center for Health Technology & Innovation’s (the Center) Innovators’ Network. The Center is focused on building and fostering health tech relationships to develop innovative and scalable solutions. Innovators …

Healthtech

MassChallenge names winners of 2020 program, with focus on Parkinson’s, home health and cardiac rehab | MobiHealthNews | 7/23/2020

Walk with Path, Moving Analytics, and MedFlyt were named the top startups from the accelerator program this year. 11:29 am Share This week MassChallenge HealthTech named the winners of its 2020 program winners. The list included; Walk with Path, a wearable device designed to help individuals with irregular gait; virtual rehab service Moving Analytics; and MedFlyt, a home health agency focused app. In January the health tech accelerator named its …

CRISPR

As new users flock to health apps, experts raise alarms on privacy | STAT | 7/21/2020

Health Tech As new users flock to health apps, experts raise questions about public understanding of data privacy By Juliet Isselbacher July 21, 2020 Reprints Adobe A s digital health tools proliferate, health data experts … interviews with industry leaders, profiles, and premium tools, like our CRISPR Trackr. GET STARTED …

Health Data Privacy

As new users flock to health apps, experts raise alarms on privacy | STAT | 7/21/2020

Health Tech As new users flock to health apps, experts raise questions about public understanding of data privacy By Juliet Isselbacher July 21, A s digital health tools proliferate, health data experts are raising a … But consumers are often unaware that the rules that govern health data privacy in hospitals don’t extend to these sprawling, digital territories — each of which can effectively enforce its own policies around how to handle …

Digital Therapeutics

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Day 1 of MedCity INVEST virtual - MedCity News | 7/20/2020

digital therapeutics that remediate the underlying cause of chronic behavioral disorders/ADHD – executive skills dysfunction – for health, success in school, home and life. CEO: Eric Gordon Headquarters: Waltham, MA Hoy Health is a health technology platform that offers affordable and accessible primary healthcare to any consumer across 6 countries without the need of health insurance. CEO: Mario Anglada Headquarters: Morristown, NJ Musical Health Technologies is a digital therapeutics company using …

Genomics

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Day 1 of MedCity INVEST virtual - MedCity News | 7/20/2020

… skills dysfunction – for health, success in school, home and life. CEO: Eric Gordon Headquarters: Waltham, MA Hoy Health is a health technology platform that offers affordable and accessible primary healthcare to any consumer across 6 … a baby. CEO: Mylene Yao Headquarters: Los Altos, CA Vivid Genomics develops tools to identify patient variation with neurodegenerative diseases to support and improve clinical trial design and analysis, enabling pharma companies to select and …

McGill University

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Day 1 of MedCity INVEST virtual - MedCity News | 7/20/2020

… health technology platform that offers affordable and accessible primary healthcare to any consumer across 6 countries without the need of health insurance. CEO: Mario Anglada Headquarters: Morristown, NJ Musical Health Technologies is a digital therapeutics company using proven, evidence-based singing therapies (from Harvard Medical School and McGill University, among others) to help hundreds of millions of people with neurological, hypertension, physical, pulmonary, and dementia challenges. CEO: Rachel Francine Headquarters …

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

HAMILTON, Ontario, Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“ Reliq ” or the “ Company ”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, today announced that it 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 …

Telehealth

Ideal method for rapid disease testing | Phys Org | 7/15/2020

In the pandemic age of telehealth and new technologies, remote site lab or point-of-care (POC) testing of biofluids is a potentially rapid and non-invasive way to test for most diseases—including COVID … Professor Youhong Tang, from the Australia-China Center for Personal Health Technologies. “Increasingly, these low cost and convenient technologies will help raise health servies in rural areas and developing countries. This technique can be easily …

Medical Research

An invisible hand: Patients aren’t being told about the AI systems advising their care | STAT | 7/15/2020

… developers, and system architects, who see little value — but plenty of downside — in raising the subject. Sign up for STAT Health Tech Your weekly guide to how tech is transforming health care and life sciences … officer. But there is no clear line that neatly separates medical research from hospital operations or quality control, said Pilar Ossorio, a professor of law and bioethics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. And researchers …

Medicare

Mount Sinai rolls out remote monitoring system for hypertension patients: 5 notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

health tech developer Omron Healthcare to roll out its home blood pressure monitoring system for patients with hypertension. Five notes: 1. Deploying Omron’s VitalSight blood pressure monitoring kit is part of the New York City-based health system’s recent telehealth initiative to monitor patients recovering at home, according to the July 15 news release. 2. The blood pressure monitoring tech is Medicare reimbursable and typically comes at no cost to …

Behavioral Health Integration

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

HAMILTON, Ontario, Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“ Reliq ” or the “ Company ”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, today announced that it 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 …

Reliq Health

Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. Announces New Contract with Maxlink Health to Provide its iUGO Care Platform to over 10,000 New Patients in North Texas | Globe Newswire | 8/20/2020

HAMILTON, Ontario, Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“ Reliq ” or the “ Company ”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, today announced that it has signed a contract with Maxlink Health to provide iUGO Care Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM), Chronic Care Management (CCM), Behavioral Health Integration (BHI) and Principle Care Management (PCM) to over 10,000 eligible Medicare patients …

Healthify

Healthify Partners with Algorex to Use Predictive Analytics to Address Social Determinants of Health | PR Newswire | 8/10/2020

GDPR Healthify Partners with Algorex to Use Predictive Analytics to Address Social Determinants of Health Combined offering leverages population health data, machine learning algorithm and advanced analytics to inform targeted interventions to address social inequities … today announced a partnership with healthcare data analytics company Algorex Health Technologies to offer social determinants of health (SDoH) predictive analytics to health plans and provider organizations to better understand and proactively address the social …

Apple Health

Volpara – A New Zealand Health Tech Company – Hires Katherine Singson As Silicon Valley-Based CEO | PR Newswire | 8/4/2020

… Volpara’s breast cancer detection and patient tracking software. With 30+ years of experience from start-ups to multinationals including NeXT/Apple®, Pixar® and Microsoft®, Katherine brings both business-to-business as well as direct-to … leading-edge healthcare providers is stronger than ever.” About Volpara Health Technologies Limited (ASX: VHT) VHT is a MedTech SaaS company founded in 2009 on research originally conducted at Oxford University . VHT’s clinical functions for …

Microsoft Health

Volpara – A New Zealand Health Tech Company – Hires Katherine Singson As Silicon Valley-Based CEO | PR Newswire | 8/4/2020

… detection and patient tracking software. With 30+ years of experience from start-ups to multinationals including NeXT/Apple®, Pixar® and Microsoft®, Katherine brings both business-to-business as well as direct-to-consumer experience to … leading-edge healthcare providers is stronger than ever.” About Volpara Health Technologies Limited (ASX: VHT) VHT is a MedTech SaaS company founded in 2009 on research originally conducted at Oxford University . VHT’s clinical functions for …

CVS Health

New Initiative Aims to Apply Consumer mHealth to Pandemic Planning | mHealth Intelligence | 7/27/2020

Apps & Software News New Initiative Aims to Apply Consumer mHealth to Pandemic Planning The CTA’s new Public Health Tech Initiative will study how consumer-facing mHealth and telehealth platforms can be used to shape the … Doctor On Demand, ResMed, Philips, Microsoft, the Health Innovation Alliance, CVS Health, Brookings and the American College of Cardiology. “Vigorous planning and preparation are an effective way to deal with unpredictable situations such as COVID …

CVS

New Initiative Aims to Apply Consumer mHealth to Pandemic Planning | mHealth Intelligence | 7/27/2020

Apps & Software News New Initiative Aims to Apply Consumer mHealth to Pandemic Planning The CTA’s new Public Health Tech Initiative will study how consumer-facing mHealth and telehealth platforms can be used to shape the … Doctor On Demand, ResMed, Philips, Microsoft, the Health Innovation Alliance, CVS Health, Brookings and the American College of Cardiology. “Vigorous planning and preparation are an effective way to deal with unpredictable situations such as COVID …

Novartis

Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement 2020-2024 - Impact of COVID-19 on the Markets, Trends & Developments, Strategies, and Look to the Future | PR Newswire | 7/23/2020

… During the first quarter of 2020, most pharmaceutical companies, such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, and Novartis, witnessed a short-term boost in sales as wholesalers stockpiled products due to supply … pledged to support R&D efforts in COVID-19, and health tech and pharmaceutical companies are working together in public-private collaborations, while numerous diagnostics, vaccines, and treatments are already under development and research. The …

Johnson & Johnson

Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement 2020-2024 - Impact of COVID-19 on the Markets, Trends & Developments, Strategies, and Look to the Future | PR Newswire | 7/23/2020

… to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. During the first quarter of 2020, most pharmaceutical companies, such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, and Novartis, witnessed a short-term boost in sales as wholesalers stockpiled products … pledged to support R&D efforts in COVID-19, and health tech and pharmaceutical companies are working together in public-private collaborations, while numerous diagnostics, vaccines, and treatments are already under development and research. The …

Bristol-Myers Squibb

Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement 2020-2024 - Impact of COVID-19 on the Markets, Trends & Developments, Strategies, and Look to the Future | PR Newswire | 7/23/2020

… Global Markets” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. During the first quarter of 2020, most pharmaceutical companies, such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, and Novartis, witnessed a short-term boost … pledged to support R&D efforts in COVID-19, and health tech and pharmaceutical companies are working together in public-private collaborations, while numerous diagnostics, vaccines, and treatments are already under development and research. The …

GlaxoSmithKline

Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement 2020-2024 - Impact of COVID-19 on the Markets, Trends & Developments, Strategies, and Look to the Future | PR Newswire | 7/23/2020

… has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. During the first quarter of 2020, most pharmaceutical companies, such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, and Novartis, witnessed a short-term boost in sales as … pledged to support R&D efforts in COVID-19, and health tech and pharmaceutical companies are working together in public-private collaborations, while numerous diagnostics, vaccines, and treatments are already under development and research. The …

Medopad

Modernized Approaches to Patient Monitoring Ease Pressure on Medical Systems | PR Newswire | 7/22/2020

health tech start-up Huma, formerly Medopad, to study more than 160 patients recovering at home from the viral infection using the company’s remote-monitoring technology. Nemaura Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NMRD ) announced earlier last week breaking news that it has, “issued a presentation outlining potential new applications for monitoring disease progression in Covid-19 patients using Continuous Lactate Monitoring (CLM). The Company has previously discussed the market for athletic performance …

Amazon Health

STAT Plus: As Amazon builds new health ventures, Haven struggles to gain ground | 7/16/2020

Health Tech As Amazon aggressively moves into health, its spinout Haven struggles to gain ground By Erin Brodwin @erbrod and Casey Ross @caseymross July 16, 2020 Reprints JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images A mazon’s sprawling, sometimes stilted approach to employee health care is growing more complicated — and threatens to step on the toes of Haven, the hyped health venture the tech giant launched with JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway in …

Amazon Care

STAT Plus: As Amazon builds new health ventures, Haven struggles to gain ground | 7/16/2020

Health Tech As Amazon aggressively moves into health, its spinout Haven struggles to gain ground By Erin Brodwin @erbrod and Casey Ross @caseymross July 16, 2020 Reprints JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images A mazon’s sprawling … other states to follow. The plan follows the launch of Amazon Care, a virtual health clinic that began serving Seattle employees in February. Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT Plus and enjoy your first …

Flatiron Health

NICE Partners with Flatiron Health to Develop Real-World Evidence Research Methodologies | Business Wire | 7/14/2020

MANCHESTER, England & NEW YORK- The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE, www.nice.org.uk ) is partnering with Flatiron Health ( www.flatiron.com ), an oncology research and technology company, to explore how real-world evidence (RWE) can inform the clinical and cost effectiveness of health technologies. Flatiron Health and NICE experts will together conduct research that leverages Flatiron expertise and evidence generated from Flatiron’s electronic health record (EHR)-derived database; no individual patient …

Fitbit

STAT Plus: As European Commission decision looms, Google faces continued scrutiny over Fitbit deal | 7/10/2020

Health Tech As European Commission decision looms, Google faces continued scrutiny over Fitbit deal By Erin Brodwin @erbrod July 10, 2020 Reprints Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images G oogle is again facing questions from regulators about its $2.1 billion bid for Fitbit. The biggest sticking point: How will the tech giant use Fitbit’s trove of health data? Google is staring down the possibility of a sweeping antitrust investigation launched by regulators …

First Opinion

Opinion: Hospitals must treat infection control as a priority, not a profit center | STAT | 7/1/2020

First Opinion Hospitals must treat infection control as a priority, not a profit center By Michael L. Millenson July 1, 2020 Reprints A worker cleans a room at Regional Medical Center in San Jose, Calif … floor rather than filling out reports in the office. STAT Health Tech Your weekly guide to how tech is transforming health care and life sciences. This software is increasingly sophisticated , applying artificial intelligence to a …

Phreesia

Telemedicine visits on steady decline, report finds: 5 details | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/29/2020

While still higher than pre-COVID-19 pandemic levels, telemedicine visits have begun to steadily decline across the U.S. since peaking in mid-April, according to a June 25 Commonwealth Fund report . For the report, researchers from Harvard University and health tech company Phreesia analyzed data on changes in telemedicine visit volume for more than 50,000 providers and Phreesia clients. Five report insights: 1. Telemedicine visits peaked the week of …

GE Healthcare

National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center Announces Six New Governing Committee Members and New Executive Committee Leadership | Business Wire | 6/24/2020

ARLINGTON, Va.- The National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center ( NESTcc ), an initiative of the Medical Device Innovation Consortium ( MDIC ), today announced the addition of six new members to its Governing Committee . The NESTcc … J.D. , executive of regulatory affairs, Developed Markets & Global Strategic Policy, GE Healthcare Treasurer: Kathleen Blake, M.D., MPH , vice president of health care quality, American Medical Association “I am honored to have the opportunity to lead …

Medtronic

Digital healthcare is all the rage in Covid-19 times. But not everyone is invited to the party | Fortune | 6/17/2020

Medtronic , OrbiMed, and Novartis on that pitch (per data from Pitchbook). Earlier this week, the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Even prior to the onset of the pandemic, the pre-revenue health tech company struggled to raise additional funding and furloughed the majority of its employees for two weeks in November, per CNBC —highlighting the issue of integrating digital therapies within the existing hierarchy (think pharmaceutical companies, regulators …

OrbiMed

Digital healthcare is all the rage in Covid-19 times. But not everyone is invited to the party | Fortune | 6/17/2020

… OrbiMed, and Novartis on that pitch (per data from Pitchbook). Earlier this week, the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Even prior to the onset of the pandemic, the pre-revenue health tech company struggled to raise additional funding and furloughed the majority of its employees for two weeks in November, per CNBC —highlighting the issue of integrating digital therapies within the existing hierarchy (think pharmaceutical companies, regulators, and …

Veeva

The impact of COVID-19 on virtual trials | MobiHealthNews | 6/12/2020

The need to accelerate virtual trials is just one takeout that Henry Levy, GM at Veeva Vault CDMS, talks about in an exclusive interview with MobiHealthNews, in which the impact of COVID-19 on the … trials, but, with interest expressed from across healthcare - pharmaceutical companies, health tech innovators, national care providers and hospital administrators - virtual trials appear to have a bright future. Tags …

Collective Health

Your boss wants you to take a Covid-19 test. There’s software for that | STAT | 6/4/2020

Health Tech Your boss wants you to take a Covid-19 test and track your symptoms. There’s software for that June 4, 2020 Reprints JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images A s more employers reopen … trends in health and productivity for the workforce. Then there’s Collective Health, which last month unveiled its Collective Go tool, which offers employers a free set of guidelines for returning to work and a paid …

UnitedHealth Group

Your boss wants you to take a Covid-19 test. There’s software for that | STAT | 6/4/2020

Health Tech Your boss wants you to take a Covid-19 test and track your symptoms. There’s software for that June 4, 2020 Reprints JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images A s more employers reopen … for free, at least for now. Microsoft and the insurer UnitedHealth Group last month announced that they would offer U.S. employers free access to their ProtectWell smartphone app , designed to screen employees for Covid-19 …

AstraZeneca Plc

COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis- Global Diabetic Pens Market 2020-2024 | Increasing Prevalence of Diabetes to Boost Growth | Technavio | Business Wire | 6/4/2020

… AstraZeneca Plc, Becton Dickinson and Co., Biocon Ltd., Companion Medical Inc., Digital Medics Pty. Ltd., Eli Lilly and Co., Emperra GmbH E-Health Technologies, Jiangsu Delfu medical device Co. Ltd., Novo Nordisk AS, and Sanofi are some of the major market participants. To make the most of the opportunities, market vendors should focus more on the growth prospects in the fast-growing segments, while maintaining their positions in the slow …

Novo Nordisk

COVID-19 Impact and Recovery Analysis- Global Diabetic Pens Market 2020-2024 | Increasing Prevalence of Diabetes to Boost Growth | Technavio | Business Wire | 6/4/2020

… Health Technologies, Jiangsu Delfu medical device Co. Ltd., Novo Nordisk AS, and Sanofi are some of the major market participants. To make the most of the opportunities, market vendors should focus more on the growth prospects in the fast-growing segments, while maintaining their positions in the slow-growing segments. Buy 1 Technavio report and get the second for 50% off. Buy 2 Technavio reports and get the third for …

Cultivation Capital

Today at MedCity INVEST: Healthcare investment strategies amidst a pandemic and biopharma startups compete - MedCity News | 7/23/2020

health tech and life sciences amidst the coronavirus. Moderated by Dennis Depenbusch , BlueCross Blue Shield of Kansas Director, New Ventures Initiative, the speakers include: Ambar Bhattacharyya , Maverick Ventures Managing Director Dan Gebremedhin M.D. , Flare Capital Partners Partner Dipa Mehta , Advocate Aurora Health VP, Corporate Ventures and Innovation, Elise Miller Hoffman , Cultivation Capital Principal, Life Sciences Funds I & II At 3:30pm, biopharma startups will grab the spotlight and field questions about …

Accel

Former Atomico and Softbank VC Carolina Brochado has joined EQT to help build its new growth fund | TechCrunch | 7/17/2020

health tech company Hinge Health and restaurant supply chain app Rekki. At SoftBank, she backed gym access company Gympass and data analysis and cybersecurity company Behavox. VCs from Accel and SoftBank talk Europe’s startup scene, what they expect in 2020, and the future of SoftBank Brochado first came to prominence in the European startup ecosystem when she was made a partner at Atomico in 2016, although she had been associated …

Rock Health

STAT Plus: Proving predictions wrong, health tech funding keeps climbing | 7/8/2020

Health Tech Proving predictions wrong, health tech funding keeps climbing By Juliet Isselbacher July 8, 2020 Reprints Adobe D espite forecasts that investments in health tech would dry up by mid-year, venture funding for digital health companies continues to surge, a new report finds. The report , from health-tech-focused venture firm Rock Health, projects that 2020 will shatter annual records for investments, number of deals, and the average …

Google Ventures

GV-backed startup inks deal with urology docs to advance new treatments | FierceHealthcare | 6/24/2020

… 10% of the nation’s prostate cancer patients. The San Francisco-based startup—which is backed by GV, formerly known as Google Ventures—partners with medical associations to analyze large data sets of de-identified patient … and claims data sources, according to CEO Miki Kapoor. RELATED: Health tech funding snapshot—Alto Pharmacy scores $250M; GV leads $100M round in Verana Health The company provides tools for physicians to track factors that …

Sequoia Capital

An inside look at Stanford’s one-of-a-kind course on mental health innovation, where students mingle with industry experts and develop business plans aimed at revolutionizing the healthcare industry | Business Insider | 6/22/2020

… which raised $3.5 million in funding — and Max Savage, founder of Altas Mental Health, a wellness journaling app funded by Sequoia Capital Scouts and Kleiner Perkins. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories . Over 47 … entrepreneurship, and taught by four psychiatrists and experts of mental health technology and innovation: Dr. Nina Vasan , Dr. Gowri Aragam , Dr. Neha Chaudhary , and Dr. Steven Chan . Students brainstorming. Nina Vasan/Brainstorm Lab In the …

Kaiser Permanente Ventures

Digital healthcare is all the rage in Covid-19 times. But not everyone is invited to the party | Fortune | 6/17/2020

… Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Medtronic , OrbiMed, and Novartis on that pitch (per data from Pitchbook). Earlier this week, the company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Even prior to the onset of the pandemic, the pre-revenue health tech company struggled to raise additional funding and furloughed the majority of its employees for two weeks in November, per CNBC —highlighting the issue of integrating digital therapies within the existing hierarchy (think …

Andreessen Horowitz

Startup PatientPing lands $60M funding round backed by Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz | FierceHealthcare | 6/10/2020

Startup PatientPing lands $60M funding round backed by Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz by Heather Landi Jun 10, 2020 11:00am PatientPing CEO Jay Desai says the company is well-positioned to be a compliance solution for … downstream to primary care groups who want these notifications.” RELATED: Health tech funding snapshot—Virta Health lands $93M; Andreessen Horowitz invests in Komodo Health The push to improve care coordination through technology also comes during …

F-Prime Capital

Startup PatientPing lands $60M funding round backed by Google Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz | FierceHealthcare | 6/10/2020

… at another facility, scored a $60 million Series C funding round. The investment round WAS co-led by Andreessen Horowitz, F-Prime Capital, GV (formerly Google Ventures), and Transformation Capital. It had additional participation from … downstream to primary care groups who want these notifications.” RELATED: Health tech funding snapshot—Virta Health lands $93M; Andreessen Horowitz invests in Komodo Health The push to improve care coordination through technology also comes during …

Newark Venture Partners

Voice enabled chatbot Orbita scores $9M; Caregiver tool Cariloop rakes in $6M and other digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 6/1/2020

Also Sieren grabs $11.8 million for its diabetic-foot-detecting socks, and Ezra raises $18 million for its AI oncology platform. 02:51 pm Share Healthcare voice chatbot maker Orbita has locked in $9 million as part of a Series A fund co-led by Philips Health Technology Ventures and HealthX Ventures. Cultivation Capital and Newark Venture Partners also took part. Orbita’s technology platform is employed by healthcare, life sciences and …

HealthX Ventures

Voice enabled chatbot Orbita scores $9M; Caregiver tool Cariloop rakes in $6M and other digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 6/1/2020

Also Sieren grabs $11.8 million for its diabetic-foot-detecting socks, and Ezra raises $18 million for its AI oncology platform. 02:51 pm Share Healthcare voice chatbot maker Orbita has locked in $9 million as part of a Series A fund co-led by Philips Health Technology Ventures and HealthX Ventures. Cultivation Capital and Newark Venture Partners also took part. Orbita’s technology platform is employed by healthcare, life sciences and …

Founders Fund

StartUPDATES: A look at new developments from healthcare startups - MedCity News | 5/29/2020

Bright.md announced that it closed Series C funding, bringing in strategic investors including Philips Health Technology Ventures, UnityPoint Health Ventures and Concord Health Partners, a healthcare-focused investment firm that has partnered with the American … funding include DCM , Khosla Ventures , 500 Startups , and Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund . Among other companies active in the area of remote detection of diabetic foot ulcers are Podimetrics , MR3 Health , and Orpyx . Click here to …

Khosla Ventures

StartUPDATES: A look at new developments from healthcare startups - MedCity News | 5/29/2020

Bright.md announced that it closed Series C funding, bringing in strategic investors including Philips Health Technology Ventures, UnityPoint Health Ventures and Concord Health Partners, a healthcare-focused investment firm that has partnered with the American … Other investors that took part in the funding include DCM , Khosla Ventures , 500 Startups , and Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund . Among other companies active in the area of remote detection of diabetic foot ulcers are Podimetrics …

UnityPoint Health Ventures

StartUPDATES: A look at new developments from healthcare startups - MedCity News | 5/29/2020

Bright.md announced that it closed Series C funding, bringing in strategic investors including Philips Health Technology Ventures, UnityPoint Health Ventures and Concord Health Partners, a healthcare-focused investment firm that has partnered with the American Hospital Association (AHA) on its AHA Innovation Development Fund. The company has raised $16.7 million in its oversubscribed Series C round co-led by B Capital, Seven Peaks Ventures and Concord Health Partners. Bright.md will …

OrbiMed Advisors

StartUPDATES: A look at new developments from healthcare startups - MedCity News | 5/29/2020

Bright.md announced that it closed Series C funding, bringing in strategic investors including Philips Health Technology Ventures, UnityPoint Health Ventures and Concord Health Partners, a healthcare-focused investment firm that has partnered with the American … inflammatory disease. Atlas Venture led the round with participation from OrbiMed Advisors, Abingworth, Sanofi Ventures, and University of Colorado and Children’s Hospital Colorado Center for Innovation. Click here to read more . Siren , which makes socks …

Atlas Venture

StartUPDATES: A look at new developments from healthcare startups - MedCity News | 5/29/2020

Bright.md announced that it closed Series C funding, bringing in strategic investors including Philips Health Technology Ventures, UnityPoint Health Ventures and Concord Health Partners, a healthcare-focused investment firm that has partnered with the American … Squibb, to treat patients with severe autoimmune and inflammatory disease. Atlas Venture led the round with participation from OrbiMed Advisors, Abingworth, Sanofi Ventures, and University of Colorado and Children’s Hospital Colorado Center for Innovation. Click …

Abingworth

StartUPDATES: A look at new developments from healthcare startups - MedCity News | 5/29/2020

Bright.md announced that it closed Series C funding, bringing in strategic investors including Philips Health Technology Ventures, UnityPoint Health Ventures and Concord Health Partners, a healthcare-focused investment firm that has partnered with the American … Atlas Venture led the round with participation from OrbiMed Advisors, Abingworth, Sanofi Ventures, and University of Colorado and Children’s Hospital Colorado Center for Innovation. Click here to read more . Siren , which makes socks embedded with …

500 Startups

StartUPDATES: A look at new developments from healthcare startups - MedCity News | 5/29/2020

Bright.md announced that it closed Series C funding, bringing in strategic investors including Philips Health Technology Ventures, UnityPoint Health Ventures and Concord Health Partners, a healthcare-focused investment firm that has partnered with the American … that took part in the funding include DCM , Khosla Ventures , 500 Startups , and Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund . Among other companies active in the area of remote detection of diabetic foot ulcers are Podimetrics , MR3 Health …

Daiichi Sankyo

Machelle Manuel, Ph.D., Joins Amylyx Pharmaceuticals as Vice President, Head of Global Medical Affairs | Business Wire | 5/11/2020

… career and am eager to have a hands-on opportunity to build from the ground up.” Prior to her tenure at Ironwood, Dr. Manuel served for 12 years in medical scientific affairs at Daiichi Sankyo. She earned a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences from the University of Kentucky, completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and served on the faculty of Texas Tech University Health Sciences …

Goldman Sachs

Is Committing A $1 Billion Health Tech Fraud As Easy As New Indictment Makes It Seem? | Kaiser Health News | 11/27/2019

… nearly $1 billion in fraudulently obtained investments and debt. The SEC made its own complaint, alleging that Outcome raised $487 million by falsely portraying itself as a success to its investors, which included Goldman Sachs, Google-affiliated CapitalG, and the Pritzker Group. (Herper, 11/26) In other health industry news — Bloomberg: MiMedx’s Petit Charged With Fraud Exposed By Short-Sellers MiMedx Group Inc. was going to be Parker H. Petit’s last …

Silicon Valley Bank

Health tech funding snapshot—Sony joins $42M round in endoscopy AI company; Wellframe raises $20M | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

… arm of Aflac. Additional new investors included NMC, Nippon Life Insurance Company, Susquehanna International Group, Sojitz Corporation, Zuellig Pharma and Silicon Valley Bank. Sensely uses avatars and chat-based platforms to help users understand and … connect patients with appropriate care for their condition. COPD therapy: Health technology company H-CYTE picked up raised $6 million in new funding led by a group that includes Todd Wagner, a co-founder of …

CapitalG

Is Committing A $1 Billion Health Tech Fraud As Easy As New Indictment Makes It Seem? | Kaiser Health News | 11/27/2019

… fraudulently obtained investments and debt. The SEC made its own complaint, alleging that Outcome raised $487 million by falsely portraying itself as a success to its investors, which included Goldman Sachs, Google-affiliated CapitalG, and the Pritzker Group. (Herper, 11/26) In other health industry news — Bloomberg: MiMedx’s Petit Charged With Fraud Exposed By Short-Sellers MiMedx Group Inc. was going to be Parker H. Petit’s last act – the final chapter …

Innovation Fund

Health tech funding snapshot—Sony joins $42M round in endoscopy AI company; Wellframe raises $20M | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

… gastrointestinal cancers scored $42.9 million in series B funding backed by big-name investors. Sony’s corporate venture capital arm, Sony Innovation Fund by IGV (Innovation Growth Ventures), participated in the funding round along with Globis … connect patients with appropriate care for their condition. COPD therapy: Health technology company H-CYTE picked up raised $6 million in new funding led by a group that includes Todd Wagner, a co-founder of …

Precursor Ventures

Health tech funding snapshot—Sony joins $42M round in endoscopy AI company; Wellframe raises $20M | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

… the company’s app acts as a digital concierge to help connect patients with appropriate care for their condition. COPD therapy: Health technology company H-CYTE picked up raised $6 million in new funding led by … by Gradient Ventures, Google’s AI-focused venture fund. Investors UP2398, Precursor Ventures, GMO Venture Partners, Array Ventures, Hike Ventures, Fifty Years VC and various angels also participated in this round. Founder Dr. Jeff Chang started …

Thrive Capital

Health tech funding snapshot—Sony joins $42M round in endoscopy AI company; Wellframe raises $20M | FierceHealthcare | 11/27/2019

… a patient navigation platform for employers and their employees, scored $20 million in a series B funding round led by Thrive Capital. The financing will be used to expand Rightway’s navigation platform and explore new … connect patients with appropriate care for their condition. COPD therapy: Health technology company H-CYTE picked up raised $6 million in new funding led by a group that includes Todd Wagner, a co-founder of …

Salesforce Ventures

3 top startup trends from Web Summit 2019 | 11/14/2019

… 14, 2019 November 14, 2019 Last week at Web Summit, experts across various industries came together to discuss everything from health tech to future societies. Many ideas on startups emerged from the event, and our … Summit talk called “Small world, big market,” Alex Kayyal of Salesforce Ventures noted, “One of the great things about software is that you can sell to customers anywhere you are.” He mentioned a leading search …

Geisinger

New Initiative Aims to Apply Consumer mHealth to Pandemic Planning | mHealth Intelligence | 7/27/2020

Apps & Software News New Initiative Aims to Apply Consumer mHealth to Pandemic Planning The CTA’s new Public Health Tech Initiative will study how consumer-facing mHealth and telehealth platforms can be used to shape the … The initiative’s steering committee features executives from five health systems – Geisinger, Providence Health, St. Louis-based SSM Health, New York’s Northwell Health and Colorado’s UCHealth – as well as representatives from Doctor On Demand, ResMed, Philips …

Harvard Medical School

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Day 1 of MedCity INVEST virtual - MedCity News | 7/20/2020

… health technology platform that offers affordable and accessible primary healthcare to any consumer across 6 countries without the need of health insurance. CEO: Mario Anglada Headquarters: Morristown, NJ Musical Health Technologies is a digital therapeutics company using proven, evidence-based singing therapies (from Harvard Medical School and McGill University, among others) to help hundreds of millions of people with neurological, hypertension, physical, pulmonary, and dementia challenges. CEO: Rachel Francine Headquarters …

Mayo Clinic

An invisible hand: Patients aren’t being told about the AI systems advising their care | STAT | 7/15/2020

… developers, and system architects, who see little value — but plenty of downside — in raising the subject. Sign up for STAT Health Tech Your weekly guide to how tech is transforming health care and life sciences … to withhold mention of these AI systems could backfire. At Mayo Clinic, sharing patient data with companies fuels AI innovation — and concerns about consent “I think that patients will find out that we are using …

Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai rolls out remote monitoring system for hypertension patients: 5 notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

Mount Sinai rolls out remote monitoring system for hypertension patients: 5 notes Jackie Drees - Mount Sinai Health System tapped heart health tech developer Omron Healthcare to roll out its home blood pressure monitoring system for patients with hypertension. Five notes: 1. Deploying Omron’s VitalSight blood pressure monitoring kit is part of the New York City-based health system’s recent telehealth initiative to monitor patients recovering at home, according to the …

UPMC

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

health tech startups and spinouts announced today a merger to become a single entity focused on delivering virtual-care products and population health insights for seniors. Curavi Health, CarePointe and U.S. Health Systems (USHS) are set 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 …

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

STAT Plus: A new tool aims to help patients sort through 200 mental health apps — and counting | 7/10/2020

Health Tech A new tool aims to help patients sort through 200 mental health apps — and counting By Natalya Ortolano @NatOrtolano July 10, 2020 Reprints Adobe T here are nearly 20,000 mental health apps that will do everything from tracking a person’s suicidal thoughts to soothing someone experiencing a panic attack. A new online tool from researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center aims to help patients sort through the …

University Hospital

5G, video links and virtual consultations: The wireless future of healthcare | ZDNet | 6/23/2020

The convergence of telemedicine, personal health tech, and AI Watch Now While most GP practices have switched to telephone consultations to keep in line with social-distancing rules amid the COVID-19 pandemic, an NHS … It’s time to invent the future we want (TechRepublic) The University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust (UHB) is using a 4G/5G network provided by BT that lets clinicians use diagnostic devices remotely to treat …

Cedars-Sinai Health System

As health tech brands scramble to respond to protests, critics stress need for representation | MobiHealthNews | 6/5/2020

The past weeks have seen a wave of health tech companies pledging support to anti-racism protesters, as well as public pressure for clear action steps. 03:27 pm Share The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna … be intentional.” A slew of major healthcare organizations, such as Cedars-Sinai Health System and Brigham Health , have also released statements in support of the protests for racial equality. However, these have generally elicited less …

UnityPoint Health

StartUPDATES: A look at new developments from healthcare startups - MedCity News | 5/29/2020

Bright.md announced that it closed Series C funding, bringing in strategic investors including Philips Health Technology Ventures, UnityPoint Health Ventures and Concord Health Partners, a healthcare-focused investment firm that has partnered with the American Hospital Association (AHA) on its AHA Innovation Development Fund. The company has raised $16.7 million in its oversubscribed Series C round co-led by B Capital, Seven Peaks Ventures and Concord Health Partners. Bright.md will …

University of Rochester

Digital Biomarkers and Neurodegenerative Disorders, Upcoming Webinar Hosted by Xtalks | PRWeb | 5/28/2020

… biomarkers in neurodegenerative disease research and the implications of digital biomarker data in clinical endpoints. Join Ray Dorsey, MD, David M. Levy Professor of Neurology and Director of the Center for Health + Technology, University of Rochester, Mark Matson, MBA, Vice President, Sales and Licensing, MC10 Inc. and Glen Frick, MD, PhD, FAAP, Senior Medical Director, Neuroscience, Ophthalmology & Women’s Health, Covance in a live webinar on Thursday, June 11, 2020 at …

Providence Health

Bright.MD raises $16.7M to expand telehealth coverage - MedCity News | 5/27/2020

… acuity conditions, while escalating more serious conditions to a higher level of care. Costantini, a former regional medical director for Providence Health and Services, co-founded the company in 2014 with Mark Swinth, a former … also brought on a group of strategic investors, including Philips Health Technology Ventures, UnityPoint Health Ventures and Concord Health Partners, a healthcare investment firm that is working with the American Hospital Association on its AHA …

Mercy

Bright.MD raises $16.7M to expand telehealth coverage - MedCity News | 5/27/2020

… fast-track the patient for a video visit or an in-person visit. Bright.MD’s primary customers are health systems, including Mercy and SCL Health. In the first quarter, the company said it supported more than … also brought on a group of strategic investors, including Philips Health Technology Ventures, UnityPoint Health Ventures and Concord Health Partners, a healthcare investment firm that is working with the American Hospital Association on its AHA …

Medical Center

AI startup transcribes and annotates doctor visits for patients | STAT | 5/22/2020

Health Tech AI startup transcribes and annotates doctor visits for patients By Casey Ross @caseymross May 22, 2020 Adobe M ost attempts to use artificial intelligence to transcribe doctor visits are aimed at limiting documentation burdens for physicians and making it easier to load clinical information into electronic health records. A new company founded by a cardiologist at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is flipping that script: It …

Medical Center, Macon GA

Montefiore Medical Center to Partner With Siris Medical to Implement AI Decision Support Platform to Inform Patient Outcomes and Ensure High Quality Cancer Treatment | Business Wire | 5/19/2020

… treatment decision-support system for use in radiation oncology, announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Montefiore Medical Center. Montefiore will implement Siris’s InsightRT™ software platform to offer Clinical Decision Support and … KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA MASSACHUSETTS INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONCOLOGY HEALTH TECHNOLOGY HOSPITALS SOFTWARE RADIOLOGY SOURCE: Siris Medical Inc …

Montefiore Medical Center

Montefiore Medical Center to Partner With Siris Medical to Implement AI Decision Support Platform to Inform Patient Outcomes and Ensure High Quality Cancer Treatment | Business Wire | 5/19/2020

… driven treatment decision-support system for use in radiation oncology, announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Montefiore Medical Center. Montefiore will implement Siris’s InsightRT™ software platform to offer Clinical Decision Support … KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA MASSACHUSETTS INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONCOLOGY HEALTH TECHNOLOGY HOSPITALS SOFTWARE RADIOLOGY SOURCE: Siris Medical Inc …

Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx NY

Montefiore Medical Center to Partner With Siris Medical to Implement AI Decision Support Platform to Inform Patient Outcomes and Ensure High Quality Cancer Treatment | Business Wire | 5/19/2020

… driven treatment decision-support system for use in radiation oncology, announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Montefiore Medical Center. Montefiore will implement Siris’s InsightRT™ software platform to offer Clinical Decision Support … KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA MASSACHUSETTS INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONCOLOGY HEALTH TECHNOLOGY HOSPITALS SOFTWARE RADIOLOGY SOURCE: Siris Medical Inc …

Medical Center, Frisco TX

Montefiore Medical Center to Partner With Siris Medical to Implement AI Decision Support Platform to Inform Patient Outcomes and Ensure High Quality Cancer Treatment | Business Wire | 5/19/2020

… treatment decision-support system for use in radiation oncology, announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Montefiore Medical Center. Montefiore will implement Siris’s InsightRT™ software platform to offer Clinical Decision Support and … KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA MASSACHUSETTS INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONCOLOGY HEALTH TECHNOLOGY HOSPITALS SOFTWARE RADIOLOGY SOURCE: Siris Medical Inc …

Montefiore Medical Center, The Bronx NY

Montefiore Medical Center to Partner With Siris Medical to Implement AI Decision Support Platform to Inform Patient Outcomes and Ensure High Quality Cancer Treatment | Business Wire | 5/19/2020

… driven treatment decision-support system for use in radiation oncology, announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Montefiore Medical Center. Montefiore will implement Siris’s InsightRT™ software platform to offer Clinical Decision Support … KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA MASSACHUSETTS INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONCOLOGY HEALTH TECHNOLOGY HOSPITALS SOFTWARE RADIOLOGY SOURCE: Siris Medical Inc …

Medical Center, Trophy Club TX

Montefiore Medical Center to Partner With Siris Medical to Implement AI Decision Support Platform to Inform Patient Outcomes and Ensure High Quality Cancer Treatment | Business Wire | 5/19/2020

… treatment decision-support system for use in radiation oncology, announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Montefiore Medical Center. Montefiore will implement Siris’s InsightRT™ software platform to offer Clinical Decision Support and … KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA MASSACHUSETTS INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONCOLOGY HEALTH TECHNOLOGY HOSPITALS SOFTWARE RADIOLOGY SOURCE: Siris Medical Inc …

Medical Center, Scottsville KY

Montefiore Medical Center to Partner With Siris Medical to Implement AI Decision Support Platform to Inform Patient Outcomes and Ensure High Quality Cancer Treatment | Business Wire | 5/19/2020

… treatment decision-support system for use in radiation oncology, announced today that it has been awarded a contract with Montefiore Medical Center. Montefiore will implement Siris’s InsightRT™ software platform to offer Clinical Decision Support and … KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA CALIFORNIA MASSACHUSETTS INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ONCOLOGY HEALTH TECHNOLOGY HOSPITALS SOFTWARE RADIOLOGY SOURCE: Siris Medical Inc …

Trinity Health

WELL Health Reports Record Revenue in First Quarter 2020 with 918% Increase in Digital Services Revenue | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 5/15/2020

Trinity Health Technologies (“THT”) in the first quarter and the subsequent acquisition of MedBASE Software Inc. (“MedBASE”) on May 1, 2020 . VANCOUVER , May 15, 2020 /CNW/ - WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSX: WELL) (the “ Company” or “ WELL “), a company focused on consolidating and modernizing clinical and digital assets within the primary healthcare sector, announces it has filed its condensed interim consolidated financial statements and MD&A for Fiscal First Quarter 2020 …

Cleveland Clinic

Home Monitoring Tool From Cleveland Clinic, Epic Extends Reach Of Clinicians, Available To Other States | Kaiser Health News | 5/1/2020

The Cleveland Clinic reports it is the first to build on an existing tool to its patient portal MyChart. After an initial outreach call giving patients isolation instructions and other vital information, patients engage with the tool. Worsening conditions trigger an alarm detected by medical staff. Other health technology news reports on an easing of rules about data sharing and a rising number of telemedicine visits. Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland …

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Home Monitoring Tool From Cleveland Clinic, Epic Extends Reach Of Clinicians, Available To Other States | Kaiser Health News | 5/1/2020

The Cleveland Clinic reports it is the first to build on an existing tool to its patient portal MyChart. After an initial outreach call giving patients isolation instructions and other vital information, patients engage with the tool. Worsening conditions trigger an alarm detected by medical staff. Other health technology news reports on an easing of rules about data sharing and a rising number of telemedicine visits. Crain’s Cleveland Business: Cleveland …

St. Vincent Medical Center, Los Angeles CA

Hospitals are using AI to predict the decline of Covid-19 patients — before knowing it works | STAT | 4/24/2020

Health Tech Hospitals are using AI to predict the decline of Covid-19 patients — before knowing it works By Casey Ross @caseymross April 24, 2020 Formerly shuttered St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles was reopened earlier this month to help treat patients during the Covid-19 pandemic. Damian Dovarganes/AP D ozens of hospitals across the country are using an artificial intelligence system created by Epic, the big electronic …

Parkview Health

Hospitals are using AI to predict the decline of Covid-19 patients — before knowing it works | STAT | 4/24/2020

Health Tech Hospitals are using AI to predict the decline of Covid-19 patients — before knowing it works By Casey Ross @caseymross April 24, 2020 Formerly shuttered St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles was … Mark Pierce, a physician and chief medical informatics officer at Parkview Health, a nine-hospital health system in Indiana and Ohio that is using Epic’s tool. “But in times like this that are unprecedented in …

Health Net

On one-year anniversary of its launch, Minister Ng highlights how CAN Health Network is helping Canadian businesses grow | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 7/24/2020

… Trillium Health Partners – Mississauga Hospital to highlight the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Government of Canada’s CAN Health Network. Minister Ng joined Dr. Dante Morra , Chair, CAN Health Network and Chief of … scale-ups, the Government of Canada will continue to support health tech businesses, creating global companies that anchor thousands of middle-class jobs here in Canada . Quote: s “Our government has always taken an innovative …

Anthem

Medical Device Innovation Consortium Selects Sandra Siami to Lead National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center | Business Wire | 6/1/2020

… announced that Flora Sandra Siami, MPH, has joined the organization as Senior Vice President for the National Evaluation System for health Technology Coordinating Center ( NESTcc ). As SVP of NESTcc, Ms. Siami will guide the strategy … Ms. Siami joins NESTcc from HealthCore, Inc. , a subsidiary of Anthem Inc. , where she most recently served as staff vice president of Clinical Research, Regulatory Affairs, and Quality Assurance. At HealthCore, she led the Clinical …

Blue Shield of California

Blue Shield of California Supports Federal Interoperability Rules That Help Bring U.S. Healthcare System into the Digital Age | PR Newswire | 3/9/2020

Sverige Blue Shield of California Supports Federal Interoperability Rules That Help Bring U.S. Healthcare System into the Digital Age Efforts would enhance care and reduce costs, better assist medical providers, and help patients receive timely access to their health information News provided by Mar 09, 2020, 14:27 ET Share this article OAKLAND, Calif. , March 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Blue Shield of California President and CEO Paul Markovich has issued the following …

Humana

Stocks That Hit 52-Week Highs On Tuesday | Benzinga | 11/26/2019

… new 52-week high. The company with the smallest market cap to set a new 52-week high was Integrative Health Tech (OTC: IHTI ) . Bloomin Brands (NASDAQ: BLMN ) was the largest loser of the group … this morning. The stock was up 1.7% on the session. Humana (NYSE: HUM ) shares set a new 52-week high of $345.23 on Tuesday, moving down 0.16%. Alimentation Couche-Tard (OTC: ANCUF ) stock on Tuesday …

Cigna

Can A.I. ever replace human doctors? Health tech experts weigh in | CNBC | 11/20/2019

… We are building telemedicine in our apps today where you can consult a doctor from the convenience of your homes, not for emergency,” said Jai Verma, CEO and board member of insurance company Cigna DIFC, and global head of government solutions at Cigna International. “I think AI, internet of things, are going to change the way we deliver health care in the future.” Verma also believes that along with AI …

The Health Plan

Highmark Health and Carnegie Mellon University expand longstanding relationship with new building to address student well-being | PR Newswire | 11/7/2019

… the patient’s experience. To date, Highmark Inc. has invested $16 million in the partnership, including the establishment of the Disruptive Health Technology Institute as well as the endowed Highmark Distinguished Career Professor. In December 2017 … licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, Highmark Inc. (the Health Plan) and its affiliated health plans (collectively, the Health Plans) work passionately to deliver high-quality, accessible, understandable, and affordable experiences, outcomes, and …

Independence Blue Cross

7 can’t-miss panels at HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 10/24/2019

… is expected to double by 2035 to more than $1.1 trillion. Established and new entrants alike are responding by using health technology assessments, care management and value-based solutions. By taking on risk, DaVita Health … and benefits company Accolade, which works with companies like Humana, Independence Blue Cross, Teladoc and Lowes on improving health outcomes …

Priority Health

Tech startups tackling loneliness among aging seniors | FierceHealthcare | 10/10/2019

… website, mobile app and call center to match aging seniors with college students. His company is among a subset of health tech startups addressing the social needs of seniors and is part of a growing … partnerships with multiple large health insurance plans, including Humana, Aetna, Priority Health and Alignment Healthcare. Those insurers are partnering with Papa across select markets for Medicare Advantage members. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS …

Aetna

Tech startups tackling loneliness among aging seniors | FierceHealthcare | 10/9/2019

… website, mobile app and call center to match aging seniors with college students. His company is among a subset of health tech startups addressing the social needs of seniors and is part of a growing … major partnerships with multiple large health insurance plans, including Humana, Aetna, Priority Health and Alignment Healthcare. Those insurers are partnering with Papa across select markets for Medicare Advantage members. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services …

UnitedHealthcare

UnitedHealthcare ramping up investment in virtual visits, home monitoring for 6M Medicare Advantage members | FierceHealthcare | 10/8/2019

NEW YORK CITY — Health insurance giant UnitedHealthcare plans to make virtual visits available to more than 4 million Medicare Advantage members next year, enabling them to remotely connect with a care provider for minor health … 70% of retirees concerned with physical health UnitedHealthcare recently acquired health technology startup PatientsLikeMe, an online network for people living with chronic conditions. Terms of that deal were not disclosed. The insurance giant also is …

Clover Health

Nearly half of healthcare leaders are still doubtful that their digital health partnerships will pay off | Business Insider | 10/7/2019

… to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers earlier this morning. Even though the digital health industry is steadily maturing , health tech companies might still have a long way to go when it comes to … carving out positions for leaders with healthcare expertise: Insurance startup Clover Health ditched a chunk of its tech employees to make room for healthcare hires in March — just before debuting its drug development offshoot. And …

Premera Blue Cross

Health tech funding snapshot—Capsule lands $200M, Optum Ventures joins $24M round in Vim and more | FierceHealthcare | 10/4/2019

… insights back to patients and providers. Payer-provider collaboration: Vim , a startup developing a platform for health plan-provider collaboration, landed $24 million in series B funding co-led by Optum Ventures and Premera Blue Cross. The funding round was joined by earlier backers Great Point Ventures and Sequoia Capital. Vim will use the investment to fuel rapid expansion across new U.S. markets, and accelerate product development and hiring initiatives …

Healthspan

Beyond Mobile Health Apps | Forbes | 6/1/2019

… story, we examined the ubiquity of mobile health apps . Now, our focus shifts to a more expansive view about digital health technologies and on how these technologies are not only playing out today, but what … as The New Mobile Age: How Technology Will Extend the Healthspan and Optimize the Lifespan by Joseph C. Kvedar; The Patient Will See You Now : The Future of Medicine is in Your Hands by Eric …

Lisa Crossley

Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. Announces New Contract with Maxlink Health to Provide its iUGO Care Platform to over 10,000 New Patients in North Texas | Globe Newswire | 8/20/2020

HAMILTON, Ontario, Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“ Reliq ” or the “ Company ”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, today announced that … including the highly populated Dallas-Fort Worth area,” said Dr. Lisa Crossley, CEO of Reliq Health Technologies, Inc. “Maxlink works with physician practices and insurance providers to reduce readmissions, increase patient satisfaction and improve outcomes …

Rebecca Robbins

STAT Health Tech: How Teladoc won and Lyft’s Medicaid transportation business | 8/19/2020

Health Tech STAT Health Tech: How Teladoc won and Lyft’s Medicaid transportation business By Erin Brodwin @erbrod , Rebecca Robbins @rebeccadrobbins , and Casey Ross @caseymross August 19, 2020 Reprints Adobe A version of this digest first appeared in the weekly STAT Health Tech newsletter. To receive future editions, sign up here . First up, let’s jump into the history of telemedicine provider Teladoc — and what it says about a virtual care sector …

Justin Sullivan

‘X to the Z’: San Francisco official pushes city to condemn public hospital’s Zuckerberg name | STAT | 7/24/2020

Health Tech ‘X to the Z’: San Francisco official pushes city to condemn public hospital’s Zuckerberg name By Natalya Ortolano @NatOrtolano July 24, 2020 Reprints Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A San Francisco city official is introducing a resolution to condemn the city’s public hospital for naming itself after Mark Zuckerberg — the latest escalation of a five-year quest, led mostly by nurses …

Mark Zuckerberg

‘X to the Z’: San Francisco official pushes city to condemn public hospital’s Zuckerberg name | STAT | 7/24/2020

Health Tech ‘X to the Z’: San Francisco official pushes city to condemn public hospital’s Zuckerberg name By Natalya Ortolano @NatOrtolano July 24, 2020 Reprints Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center Justin Sullivan/Getty Images A San Francisco city official is introducing a resolution to condemn the city’s public hospital for naming itself after Mark Zuckerberg — the latest escalation of a five-year quest, led mostly by nurses …

Jackie Drees

Mount Sinai rolls out remote monitoring system for hypertension patients: 5 notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/15/2020

Mount Sinai rolls out remote monitoring system for hypertension patients: 5 notes Jackie Drees - Mount Sinai Health System tapped heart health tech developer Omron Healthcare to roll out its home blood pressure monitoring system for patients with hypertension. Five notes: 1. Deploying Omron’s VitalSight blood pressure monitoring kit is part of the New York City-based health system’s recent telehealth initiative to monitor patients recovering at home, according to the …

Tim Cook

Tech giants are well-positioned to help close racial gaps in health. They have little to show for it | STAT | 7/7/2020

Health Tech Tech giants are well-positioned to help close racial gaps in health. They have little to show for it By Erin Brodwin @erbrod July 7, 2020 Reprints Adobe A s the nation confronts … care from heart surgery to birth, study finds Apple CEO Tim Cook announced last month that his company was committing $100 million to a new racial equity and justice initiative focused on education and criminal …

David Li

In telemedicine’s time to shine, why are doctors abandoning it? - STAT | 6/25/2020

First Opinion This is supposed to be telemedicine’s time to shine. Why are doctors abandoning it? By Ateev Mehrotra , David Linetsky , and Hilary Hatch June 25, 2020 Reprints Adobe T elemedicine — the delivery of care … policy,” but that policy must be reflected in reality. STAT Health Tech Your weekly guide to how tech is transforming health care and life sciences. All of this is occurring in the context of a …

David Smith

COVID-19 presents a new chance to make telehealth accessible to the underserved | Healthcare IT News | 6/8/2020

David Smith, executive director for the Medicaid Transformation Project, says vulnerable people are being left behind by the telehealth revolution – and it’s vital to address systemic racism, language barriers and social determinants of health. June … color. “Women and minority groups are incredibly underrepresented in the health tech world. This underrepresentation influences the types of solutions that are developed and, in turn, their ability to effectively serve underrepresented communities,” he said …

Sundar Pichai

As health tech brands scramble to respond to protests, critics stress need for representation | MobiHealthNews | 6/5/2020

The past weeks have seen a wave of health tech companies pledging support to anti-racism protesters, as well as public pressure for clear action steps. 03:27 pm Share The deaths of George Floyd, Breonna … technology to the underserved and promote internal diversity. Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai recently shared word of millions of dollars in donations to organizations addressing racial inequities, of an eight minute, 46 second moment of silence …

Bill Rogers

Voice enabled chatbot Orbita scores $9M; Caregiver tool Cariloop rakes in $6M and other digital health fundings | MobiHealthNews | 6/1/2020

… voice chatbot maker Orbita has locked in $9 million as part of a Series A fund co-led by Philips Health Technology Ventures and HealthX Ventures. Cultivation Capital and Newark Venture Partners also took part … our technology have improved both healthcare efficiency and quality,” CEO Bill Rogers said in a statement. “We’ve experienced this perhaps most significantly in recent weeks supporting the COVID-19 pandemic response. We’re very proud of …

Ray Costantini

StartUPDATES: A look at new developments from healthcare startups - MedCity News | 5/29/2020

Bright.md announced that it closed Series C funding, bringing in strategic investors including Philips Health Technology Ventures, UnityPoint Health Ventures and Concord Health Partners, a healthcare-focused investment firm that has partnered with the American … time other systems are overrun with COVID-19 patients,” said Ray Costantini, M.D., co-founder and CEO of Bright.md. “In one region, clinicians are being furloughed and in other systems they are being pushed beyond …

Peter Thiel

StartUPDATES: A look at new developments from healthcare startups - MedCity News | 5/29/2020

Bright.md announced that it closed Series C funding, bringing in strategic investors including Philips Health Technology Ventures, UnityPoint Health Ventures and Concord Health Partners, a healthcare-focused investment firm that has partnered with the American … in the funding include DCM , Khosla Ventures , 500 Startups , and Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund . Among other companies active in the area of remote detection of diabetic foot ulcers are Podimetrics , MR3 Health , and Orpyx . Click …

Don Rucker

Policymakers should make better use of ONC for COVID-19 response, says Pew | Healthcare IT News | 5/22/2020

… solutions. Get Started He noted the agency’s experience in evaluating various types of health IT systems and experience with setting health technology standards to assist public health registries or contribute to the installation of a … blocking and patient access can help, as National Coordinator Dr. Don Rucker has said . More widespread deployment of application programming interfaces, APIs, could help collect data from various sources faster and more securely, without overloading …

John Brown

Digital event: Confronting a Pandemic — Part 3 - STAT | 5/21/2020

… below. advertisement Part 3: Tech solutions for Covid-19 surveillance and contact tracing. May 21 at 1 p.m. ET Speakers: John Brownstein, Ph.D., chief innovation officer, Boston Children’s Hospital; professor of pediatrics; Harvard Medical School … care. He is the co-author of the newsletter “ STAT Health Tech

John Brownstein

Digital event: Confronting a Pandemic — Part 3 - STAT | 5/21/2020

… below. advertisement Part 3: Tech solutions for Covid-19 surveillance and contact tracing. May 21 at 1 p.m. ET Speakers: John Brownstein, Ph.D., chief innovation officer, Boston Children’s Hospital; professor of pediatrics; Harvard Medical School … care. He is the co-author of the newsletter “ STAT Health Tech

Anthony Finbow

Cargill and Eagle Genomics Agree to Multi-Year Platform Engagement to Accelerate Microbiome Discovery | PR Newswire | 5/20/2020

… R&D across its global locations. The deployment of the Eagle Genomics e [ data scientist] platform will initially enable Cargill’s Health Technologies business to organize and synthesize additional insights from microbiome data amassed by the … and reveal novel relationships between data entities at microbiomical scale. Anthony Finbow , CEO at Eagle Genomics said, “We are delighted to be enabling Cargill to explore microbiome data for food and digestive health, an area …

Seema Verma

STAT Plus: Telehealth rules have shifted rapidly during the pandemic. Are the changes here to stay? | 5/7/2020

Health Tech Telehealth rules have shifted rapidly during the pandemic. Are the changes here to stay? By Casey Ross @caseymross May 7, 2020 Adobe T he Trump administration appears to be leaning in favor of … the health care system. In one recent interview , CMS Administrator Seema Verma all but declared permanent expansion a fait accompli. Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT Plus and enjoy your first 30 days free …

Donald Rucker

Home Monitoring Tool From Cleveland Clinic, Epic Extends Reach Of Clinicians, Available To Other States | Kaiser Health News | 5/1/2020

… instructions and other vital information, patients engage with the tool. Worsening conditions trigger an alarm detected by medical staff. Other health technology news reports on an easing of rules about data sharing and a rising … spot for … knowing what’s going on with this pandemic,” Dr. Donald Rucker, chief of HHS’ Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, said during a webinar hosted by the Healthcare Information and Management …

Mark Pierce

Hospitals are using AI to predict the decline of Covid-19 patients — before knowing it works | STAT | 4/24/2020

Health Tech Hospitals are using AI to predict the decline of Covid-19 patients — before knowing it works By Casey Ross @caseymross April 24, 2020 Formerly shuttered St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles was … to do a statistically valid” test of the AI, said Mark Pierce, a physician and chief medical informatics officer at Parkview Health, a nine-hospital health system in Indiana and Ohio that is using Epic’s …

Damian Dovarganes

Hospitals are using AI to predict the decline of Covid-19 patients — before knowing it works | STAT | 4/24/2020

Health Tech Hospitals are using AI to predict the decline of Covid-19 patients — before knowing it works By Casey Ross @caseymross April 24, 2020 Formerly shuttered St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles was reopened earlier this month to help treat patients during the Covid-19 pandemic. Damian Dovarganes/AP D ozens of hospitals across the country are using an artificial intelligence system created by Epic, the big electronic …

Donald Trump

FDA greenlights first Covid-19 test with at-home sample collection | STAT | 4/21/2020

… Health FDA greenlights first Covid-19 test with at-home sample collection By Erin Brodwin @erbrod April 21, 2020 President Donald Trump holds swabs that can be used in Covid-19 testing. The FDA has … other testing site,” he added. Newsletters Sign up for STAT Health Tech Your weekly guide to how tech is transforming health care and life sciences. Please enter a valid email address. Leave this field empty …

Spencer Platt

Symptom checker steers Covid-19 patients to care - STAT | 4/21/2020

Health Tech How a coronavirus symptom checker came to steer patients to care from Texas to Estonia By Casey Ross @caseymross April 21, 2020 Spencer Platt/Getty Images W hen Covid-19 began spreading in the United States, Emory Healthcare was prepared in one way other health systems were not: A decade earlier — in response to the 2009 H1N1 flu outbreak — it had built an online symptom checker that could …

Patrick Semansky

FDA greenlights first Covid-19 test with at-home sample collection | STAT | 4/21/2020

… The FDA has authorized the first diagnostic that has an option to collect samples at home using a nasal swab. Patrick Semansky/AP R egulators at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday authorized … other testing site,” he added. Newsletters Sign up for STAT Health Tech Your weekly guide to how tech is transforming health care and life sciences. Please enter a valid email address. Leave this field empty …

Michelle Longmire

Companies Launch New Framework to Accelerate COVID-19 Research; Streamlines Path for Diagnostics, Monitoring and Clinical Trials | Business Wire | 4/20/2020

… together with technology, healthcare and life sciences companies including BioIntelliSense , Datavant , Parexel , PWNHealth and the American Heart Association’s Center for Health Technology and Innovation . ACCESS takes full advantage of mobile and digital health technologies to … COVID-19 with effective prevention and intervention strategies,” said Dr. Michelle Longmire, CEO and co-founder of Medable, which built the mobile application and digital infrastructure for ACCESS. “By empowering people in their homes with …

Michelle Long

Companies Launch New Framework to Accelerate COVID-19 Research; Streamlines Path for Diagnostics, Monitoring and Clinical Trials | Business Wire | 4/20/2020

… together with technology, healthcare and life sciences companies including BioIntelliSense , Datavant , Parexel , PWNHealth and the American Heart Association’s Center for Health Technology and Innovation . ACCESS takes full advantage of mobile and digital health technologies to … COVID-19 with effective prevention and intervention strategies,” said Dr. Michelle Longmire, CEO and co-founder of Medable, which built the mobile application and digital infrastructure for ACCESS. “By empowering people in their homes with …

Boston, Massachusetts

Meet Richard Lim, co-founder and Managing Director of GSR Ventures | 6/17/2020

… Boston. I started a couple companies before starting GSR Ventures in 2004. VN: What’s the opportunity you see in healthtech right now? RL: A little bit more context: although I went to medical school and I had the intention of working in health tech technology, I graduated from Stanford in 1988 and it very quickly became apparent to me that the healthcare industry was not ready to deal with DOS …

FirstMark Capital announces new funds with a fresh $650 million in investment capital | TechCrunch | 6/16/2020

… Boston, Toronto, Ottawa, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. The firm made several early bets in industries that have been significantly accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic, including healthcare (Kinsa, Parsley Health), gaming (Discord, Riot Games), enterprise workflow (InVision, JustWorks, Pendo, Guru) and automation (Ada, nextmv, Hyperscience). FirstMark will continue to look for opportunities in these spaces, with particular focus on health tech and gaming. While gaming represents a huge opportunity, it can …

Washington, District of Columbia

Top healthcare execs are making the unusual decision to avoid giving campaign donations to Trump, and Republican Kevin McCarthy is raking in the cash instead | Business Insider | 6/24/2020

… R-CA) participates in a weekly press conference with Republican House leaders at the U.S. Capitol July 24, 2018 in Washington, DC. This year, McCarthy’s re-election efforts, including Kevin McCarthy for Congress and McCarthy … to examine donations from executives for leading hospitals, insurers, and health technology companies. We evaluated filings from more than 75 companies in all. The disclosures covered filings for 2020 that have been posted so far …

Amazon reportedly plans “Summer Sale” starting June 22 to make up for Prime Day delay | 6/3/2020

… and connecting women to financial services. In April, Accenture and Springboard Enterprises announced a collaboration to increase opportunities for female health tech entrepreneurs by giving them access to relevant experts and helping them secure funding … National Guard members from five states were being sent to Washington to provide assistance. Those troops were either already on the ground or will arrive by midnight. Under the Civil War-era Posse Comitatus Act …

Portland, Oregon

Bright.md raises $16.7M to automate patient intake interviews | MobiHealthNews | 5/28/2020

… Portland, Oregon startup offering an automated patient intake and virtual care connection platform, has closed $16.7 million in Series C funding. The oversubscribed round was headed by B Capital, Seven Peaks Ventures and Concord Health Partners, and also included support from new backers Philips Health Technology Ventures and UnityPoint Health Ventures. WHAT THEY DO Bright.md’s primary offering is SmartExam, which it describes as the “virtual front door” for patients seeking …

Bright.md raises $16.7M to automate patient intake interviews | MobiHealthNews | 5/28/2020

… Portland, Oregon startup offering an automated patient intake and virtual care connection platform, has closed $16.7 million in Series C funding. The oversubscribed round was headed by B Capital, Seven Peaks Ventures and Concord Health Partners, and also included support from new backers Philips Health Technology Ventures and UnityPoint Health Ventures. WHAT THEY DO Bright.md’s primary offering is SmartExam, which it describes as the “virtual front door” for patients seeking …

State of California

Top healthcare execs are making the unusual decision to avoid giving campaign donations to Trump, and Republican Kevin McCarthy is raking in the cash instead | Business Insider | 6/24/2020

… according to a Business Insider analysis of campaign disclosure records. The analysis revealed that House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California was a favored GOP beneficiary of healthcare executive donations. As former Vice President Joe … to examine donations from executives for leading hospitals, insurers, and health technology companies. We evaluated filings from more than 75 companies in all. The disclosures covered filings for 2020 that have been posted so far …

Quantgene Dials in Tests | 6/22/2020

Tweet Quantgene has formed partnerships to expand its capabilities. Santa Monica health tech startup Quantgene Inc. is one of dozens of companies racing to revolutionize cancer detection screening by using only a drop of blood … improved enough,” said Ahmed Enany, chief executive of the Southern California Biomedical Council, a downtown-based industry association. Enany said dozens of companies across the nation are in the hunt to develop so-called “liquid …

Chicago, Illinois

Kalderos Picks Up $28M Series B | 6/27/2020

Bain Capital Ventures led the second round of funding for Kalderos, netting the health tech start-up $28 million . A little more than a year ago, Kalderos raised $7 million in a Series A funding … lucky; Kalderos was recognized in January, 2020 by Built In Chicago as one of the best places to work in Chicago, one of the best small companies to work for and one of the best …

VP of Outcomes & Evidence (HEOR) | 6/23/2020

Smith Hanley Associates https://cdn.haleymarketing.com/templates/61082/logos/smithhanley-hml.png http://www.smithhanley.com http://www.smithhanley.com VP of Outcomes & Evidence (HEOR) Chicago , IL 60606 Posted: 06/23/2020 2020-06-23 2020-07-24 Category: Pharmaceutical Job Number: 282033-8_1 Job Description VP of Outcomes & Evidence (HEOR) RemoteNihar Parikh - [email protected] Summary: Our client, a fast growing health tech organization, is looking for a VP to build their health economics and outcomes research practice from the ground up …

State of Florida

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

HAMILTON, Ontario, Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“ Reliq ” or the “ Company ”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, today announced that … pandemic that is overwhelming healthcare systems in States like Texas, Florida and Georgia, it is vital that areas like Puerto Rico protect their high risk chronic disease populations through virtual care programs like iUGO Care’s …

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

HAMILTON, Ontario, Reliq Health Technologies Inc. (TSXV:RHT or OTCQB:RQHTF) (“ Reliq ” or the “ Company ”), a technology company focused on developing innovative mobile health (mHealth) and telemedicine solutions for Community-Based Healthcare, today announced that … pandemic that is overwhelming healthcare systems in States like Texas, Florida and Georgia, it is vital that areas like Puerto Rico protect their high risk chronic disease populations through virtual care programs like iUGO Care’s …

State of Massachusetts

Nutrition Digital Health Startup Nutrimedy Partners with TechSpring at Baystate Health to Support Oncology Patients | PRWeb | 7/13/2020

Nutrition Digital Health Startup Nutrimedy Partners with TechSpring at Baystate Health to Support Oncology Patients Share Article Nutrimedy and TechSpring will be working together using a grant awarded as part of Massachusetts eHealth Institute’s Sandbox Program. BOSTON As part of it’s expansion of their Digital Health R&D Sandbox Program, Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) has announced that it has awarded a grant to TechSpring, the Baystate Health Technology Innovation Center …

Nutrition Digital Health Startup Nutrimedy Partners with TechSpring at Baystate Health to Support Oncology Patients | PRWeb | 7/13/2020

Massachusetts eHealth Institute’s Sandbox Program. BOSTON (PRWEB) July 13, 2020 As part of it’s expansion of their Digital Health R&D Sandbox Program, Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) has announced that it has awarded a grant to TechSpring, the Baystate Health Technology Innovation Center. This grant will enable them to work with Nutrimedy ,“…to access TechSpring’s product development acceleration services and work with experienced Innovation Managers to test and validate their …