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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.

Apple announces three new Apple Watch health studies with big-name partners

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Amidst the unveiling of its newest consumer smartphones, tablets and smartwatches, the tech company said it will begin enrolling consumers into its hearing, cardiovascular and women's health studies later this year through an upcoming app

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Period tracking apps found to share data with Facebook

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A UK-based research group reports that period tracking app Maya and MIA are sharing sensitive data with Facebook

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How Novartis is embracing the digital and data revolution

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A look at the Swiss pharma giant's efforts to digitise operations

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Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Singapore is the third most sleep deprived after Japan and India, Fitbit’s data indicates

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The company has collected more than 10.5 billion nights of sleep data over the years, which helped them to provide insights on Singaporean users

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Augmented reality goggles give swimmers heart rate data

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The new goggles will also tell users about their performance and how many calories they burned.

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Garmin launches GPS smartwatch with 24-7 fitness monitoring capabilities

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The Venu watch includes sleep tracking, respiration tracking, abnormal heart rate alerts and menstrual cycle tracking.

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Singapore’s Doctor Anywhere signs landmark agreement with Vietnam’s Bao Minh insurance

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Under the partnership, more than 7 million Bao Minh customers will have access to Doctor Anywhere's suite of digital healthcare solutions

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Signant Health collaborates with Shanghai Mental Health Centre for neuroscience study

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Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Mercy Virtual leads $10M investment in Myia Labs, rolls out home monitoring tech to patients

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Myia Labs' tech uses Apple Watches, Oura Rings and other consumer health tracking products to guide chronic disease care

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Top 7 disruptive trends that will shape healthcare in 2020

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Innovaccer CEO Abinav Shashank highlights healthcare policy and payment changes that will have major impacts across the industry

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Headband sleep tracker Dreem 2 launches in the US

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The technology includes an EEG, heart rate monitor and movement tracker.

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Applying tech solutions to healthcare problems that fall through the cracks

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Health 2.0's s Unacceptables panel zeros in on human trafficking, homelessness and maternal mortality.

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Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

Android users now able to stream audio content via connected hearing devices

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Google has teamed up with GN Hearing and Cochlear to launch a new feature that uses Bluetooth Low Energy.

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61 health tech companies report 2018 revenues, feature on Inc. 5,000 list

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If the recent trend of IPOs keeps up, more and more digital companies will have their revenue numbers out in the open. But in the meantime, for private companies, we have to take those numbers where we can find them, which is why each year MobiHealthNews parses Inc. Magazine's Inc.

Faster, slower: How the West Coast and East Coast look at digital health

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Panelists at MassBio's Digital Health Impact event yesterday talk the pros and cons of the West Coast's tech culture and the East Coast's clinical tradition.

UMass Amherst project powers wearable sensors via human skin

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The novel approach seeks to sidestep the need for bulky batteries, allowing health wearables and sensors to become smaller and less restrictive for the wearer

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Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Cuffless blood pressure, oxygenation, heart rate monitor receives 510(k) clearance

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Biobeat's connected remote monitoring device is currently available as either a wristwatch or an adhesive patch

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Rock Health founder Halle Tecco launches new fertility startup Natalist

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The startup aims to sell women's fertility products that are backed up by science.

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AliveCor ends sales of KardiaBand, its ECG accessory for Apple Watches

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The news comes roughly eight months after Apple launched its own hardware and software ECG feature for the Apple Watch Series 4

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Apple Health Records comes to certain Allscripts EHR suites

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The integration has already been tested among a number of the EHR vendor's clients

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Privacy beyond HIPAA in voice technology

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Industry players warn that while voice technology has the ability to reach a larger audience, it must be implemented with privacy as a top priority.

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Healthy.io closes $60M Series C, earns second 510(k) for smartphone-based urinalysis

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The new tool is a clinical-grade ACR test used to identify chronic kidney disease

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Cedars-Sinai study on inpatient VR pain management offers glimpse at real-world outcomes

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Positive data from the pragmatic study is the clearest evidence yet that in-hospital therapeutic VR could be effective in a live deployment, according to researchers

How voice technology could speed up EHR searches

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Yaa Kumah, assistant professor of biomedical informatics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discussed the opportunities and hurdles for voice technology in provider organizations last week at Harvard Medical School.

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Boots UK teams up with Swedish startup LIVI to offer in-store digital GP service

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An NHS service will initially be piloted in a Boots store in Surrey, followed by a private one in London

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Virtual behavioral health startup Ginger scores $35M in new funding

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WP Global Partners led the round with participation from City Light Capital, Nimble Ventures, LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Khosla Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and Kapor Capital.

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FIGUR8 launches body movement tracking platform, announces $7.5M funding

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The technology was co-created by researchers at MIT Media Lab and Massachusetts General Hospital Sports Science Lab.

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Fitbit partners with Singapore’s HPB on population-based public health initiative

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Fitbit announced yesterday that it will be collaborating with Singapore’s Health Promotion Board (HPB) on a healthy population project in support of Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative.

Video selfies could be the future of blood pressure monitoring

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A new study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging found that a smartphone camera combined with a transdermal optical imaging system could accurately predict blood pressure.

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Medtech and healthtech-specific co-working space launched in Singapore

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Singapore-based medtech startup Aardvark Labs and Padang & Co, an innovation catalyst, joined forces to launch Catalyst, a co-working space which aims to creates new partnerships that deliver real health outcomes and meaningful business impact in the healthcare industry.

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The challenges, opportunities of implementing voice in pharma

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Yesterday at the Voice of Healthcare Summit at Harvard Medical School, panelists discussed the lure of voice technology, its opportunities and the importance of keeping privacy front and center.

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Detecting real biological viruses with a smartphone

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MedAnswers lands $5M, launches FertilityAnswers tool

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Special Situations' Life Sciences Innovation (LSI) Fund led the round with participation from Viking Global Investors.

Smart wearables to unlock the next level of precision medicine

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Since their early days as wellness tools, these devices are now informing precision medicine initiatives and leading clinical studies

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Despite growing availability of APIs for patient health records, uptake remains low

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According to a new study published in JAMA, researchers found that the rate of unique users downloading their health records through an API on a month-over-month basis was flat.

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