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Looking across international borders for digital health tools

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Panelists at the Connected Health Conference in Boston spoke about the importance of digital health alliances and learning from countries sometimes ignored in the space.

Surgical training startup FundamentalVR inks deal with Mayo Clinic, raises additional $1.4M

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London-based FundamentalVR plans to work with the Mayo Clinic to develop new simulations and validate its technology.

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Aspen RxHealth gets $9M to create a gig economy for pharmacists

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Aspen RxHealth, a Tampa-based company using a gig economy model to connect patients with pharmacists, has raised $9 million in Series A funding led by Flare Capital Partners. An additional investor was an undisclosed strategic partner, a health plan in the United States. What they do

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Healthcare connectivity: improving healthcare across the continuum

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A robust infrastructure is critical to supporting connectivity from inside the hospital to the home

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AmWell, Doctor on Demand, Teladoc top list of most downloaded telehealth apps

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The third-party analysis compared 10 telehealth providers' Google Play and App Store downloads over a four-and-a-half year period

LunaDNA offers company shares in exchange for health data

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The company claims it is the first to work with the SEC to figure out how consumers could exchange health data for equity.

Garmin, Actigraph partner on wearable-driven medical research

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The companies will be applying ActiGraph's CentrePoint data analytics platform to Garmin's sensor-carrying wearables

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VRHealth unveils VR software for hot flashes

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The new technology will provide users with an AI guide that will lead them through CBT.

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Smartphone app could use fingernails to detect anemia

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The new technology can detect anemia with 97 percent sensitivity by analyzing photos of a user's fingernail

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Myia Labs raises $6.75M to build AI patient monitoring into consumer wearables

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The company's technology uses machine learning to identify any major changes in patients' vitals

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AI triage chatbots trekking toward a standard of care despite criticism

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Savvy hospitals like Boston Children’s and NHS facilities are working with chatbot startups to create new ways to interface with patients seeking care

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Study: Majority of mental health patients would consider giving clinicians access to phone behaviors, locations

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A small study published in JMIR Mental Health found that 84 percent of surveyed patients living with mental illness were willing to use apps that would collect and share biomarkers

Parexel announces new wearable, mobile tech for clinical trials

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The biopharmaceutical serivce will launch a new service on Microsoft's Azure App Services that will be able to send care teams patient data alerting them of saftey issues.

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Telemedicine vendor breaches the data of 2.4 million patients in Mexico

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The personal data of 2,373,764 patients was left exposed online after Hova Health, a telemedicine company based in Mexico, misconfigured a MongoDB database

Trump approves opioid package, expands telemedicine, regulates e-prescribing for opioids

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Trump invited 21 companies to the White House signing of the bill, including Amazon, which unveiled a new AWS Opioid Crisis Council.

ResMed acquires digital respiratory health company Propeller Health

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ResMed is expected to close the $225M deal to purchase the smart inhaler company by March 2019.

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POPS! Diabetes Care scores 510(k) for connected glucose monitoring system

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The system also has a diabetes coach and tracking system.

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Conversational treatment adherence device Pillo launches to consumers

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At $499, the connected in-home tool automatically dispenses and reorders medications while delivering audio and video treatment support

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Telehealth staffing company Enzyme Health raises $1.7M

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The startup employs machine learning to help match qualified professionals with telehealth opportunities.

How and why startups are using blockchain to tackle healthcare hurdles

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From cryptocoin behavior incentives to personal health data sharing, there's no shortage of young companies looking to the distributed ledger technology

Hospital Shark Tank tips from NewYork-Presbyterian and Stony Brook Medicine

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Hospitals look to clinicians in the field for innovation ideas

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JAMA study finds telemedicine catching on but still relatively rare

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The study also found that comprehensive parity state mandates and the lack of psychiatrists were factors in telemedicine usage.

Noninvasive vagus nerve stimulator receives FDA clearance for cluster headache prevention

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According to manufacturer Electrocore, it is the first treatment of any kind to receive the indication

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Open Health launches PatientSphere feature for patients to monetize health data

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The platform will now let users share health records with pharma companies, health systems and insurers for remuneration.

FoodMarble AIRE, a D2C device to test for food intolerances, now on sale

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The $159 device works on the same principle as an oft-performed GI lab test

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Helsinki's brand new children's hospital is a case study in patient-centric design

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Come take a photo tour of virtual fish tanks, iPad-controlled lights and so many Moomins

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Big changes are coming to Medicare reimbursement for connected health

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At HIMSS19, ACT | The App Association's Brian Scarpelli will lay out the details of what he calls a "sea change" in CMS' policy toward remote patient monitoring

HealthTech.Belgium: Speeding up innovation in Europe

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A new government-funded initiative officially launched in Belgium this year to help medtech and eHealth projects get access to the support needed to advance their work, called HealthTech.Belgium.

The innovative startups improving clinical trial recruitment, enrollment, retention, and design

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A look at the clinical trial space and its many inefficiencies in need of disruption

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FCC document suggests Apple may launch new Beddit device

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The filing is a strong indication the Cupertino tech giant isn't done with standalone sleep monitoring devices

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Ping An Good Doctor showcases AI-powered, unstaffed clinics

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The system would also include a smart medicine cabinet that could dispense more than 100 medications.

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Samsung demos AI applications for diagnostic imaging devices

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The assorted software offerings are designed to run on existing ultrasound, digital radiography, CT and MRI hardware

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Study: iPhone’s step tracker is solid, but don’t rely on its distance measurement features

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The smartphone's distance measurement algorithm does not appear to account for the length of an individual's strides, making it difficult to recommend for health applications.

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Hospitals should engage their employees to uncover new innovations

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At the World Innovation Summit for Healthcare in Doha, Qatar, design specialists discussed the importance of bringing the hospital staff into the design process.

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Giblib launches fully-VR CME course with Cedars-Sinai surgeons

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"Essential GI Surgeries" will include 25 hours of real surgeries recorded in 360 VR and 4K video

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FDA announces eight winners of opioid epidemic innovation challenge

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The eight devices will receive increased guidance and interaction for their clearance efforts, and some will receive Breakthrough Device designation

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Strong provider directory is step one for digital transformation

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Sara Vaezy, the chief digital strategy officer at Providence-St. Joseph Health, says everything else follows from an accurate, up-to-date and user-friendly directory

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Innovation dashboard: How to prepare for and monitor app and medical device projects

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As innovation becomes a constant process in the enterprise, it’s important to make sure resources are being used as effectively as they can be

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Securing legacy medical devices is daunting – but not optional

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Skipping out on comprehensive device documentation and risk assessment will cripple an organization's cybersecurity program, experts say

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Medtronic acquires AI-powered nutrition platform Nutrino

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The acquisition will allow Medtronic to integrate Nutrino's predictive glycemic response algorithm into its technology.

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AI-health startups account for 7 of 10 IBM Watson AI XPrize finalists

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The health startups use AI to tackle a range of problems including malaria, addiction and diabetes.

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Anthem Blue Cross of California adds free telemedicine for its Medicaid members

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Video visits will be available at no cost for urgent care and behavioral health services

Hurricane-affected residents can opt into free telehealth services

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Virtual telephone or video care will be available at no cost, with some offers lasting for several weeks.