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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.

Indonesia’s healthcare superapp Alodokter raises $33M in Series C funding

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Indonesia-based healthcare superapp Alodokter announced that it has raised a $33M Series C funding led by Sequis Life and with participation from Philips, Heritas Capital, Hera Capital, Dayli Partners and others.

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Novartis is cutting off its digital therapeutics commercialization partnership with Pear Therapeutics

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The pharma's Sandoz division will be handing commercialization of reSET, reSET-O and future therapies back to Pear over the course of a transition period

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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

Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Abbott FreeStyle Libre system to integrate with Omada Health app

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FreeStyle Libre's glucose readings, trends and patterns will all be incorporated into Omada's app.

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Apple files patent for stretchable health tracking band

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The item could measure blood pressure, respiration rate and ECG signals.

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Sentio collects $4.5M to measure, treat behavioral health

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The startup's Feel platform incorporates an emotion-sensing wristband and connected CBT app

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Novartis is cutting off its digital therapeutics partnership with Pear Therapeutics

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The pharma's Sandoz division will be handing commercialization of reSET, reSET-O and future therapies back to Pear over the course of a transition period

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Secret shoppers find telemedicine dispenses birth control appropriately

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Researchers found that 93% of the time, telemedicine visits adhered to CDC guidelines regarding birth control.

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.

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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Q3 2019 sees 66 digital health funding deals totaling $1.55B

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Babylon Health topped the charts with a $550 million round, followed by Capsule and Healthy.io.

META launches digital mental health platform for college students

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The platform lets students select therapist based on language, gender, faith, therapy style and insurance plans accepted.

Floridian company matching seniors to college students raises $10M

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Papa's Series A round was led by Canaan with participation from Pivotal Ventures, Initialized Capital, Y Combinator and Sound Ventures.

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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.

Digital therapeutics is on the map, but still hammering out tough questions

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Digital therapeutic stakeholders came together at this week's DTx East conference to discuss the state of digital health investment, developing successful business models, the need for robust data and more

Amazon launches Amazon Care, a telemedicine-driven care offering for Seattle employees

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The offering includes nurse chat, telemedicine, app-enabled house calls, and prescription delivery

Florence gets $7.1M to bring eBinders to clinical trials

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The company will focus on digitally connecting its offerings, which are currently in use by more than 5,000 clinical trial sites and sponsors

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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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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.

Novartis taps Microsoft for new AI initiative on drug discovery, development

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Novartis has also announced that it will be opening a new AI innovation lab.

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Sleep Data raises $6M for digital platform BetterNight

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The platform includes a remote monitoring component and a telemedicine piece.

Voice-enabled clinician workflow tool Robin Healthcare raises $11.5M

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Palo Alto, California-based VC firm Norwest Venture Partners led the latest funding round.

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Mango Health acquired by pharma service TrialCard

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TrialCard will acquire Mango's patient adherence and engagement app as part of the deal.

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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!

Eleven startups join Bayer’s G4A Digital Health Partnerships programme

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These include Wellthy Therapeutics, from India; OKKO Health, from the UK; and Carepay, from Kenya.

Cloud management tool for dental practices CareStack lands $28M

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The latest funding round was led by Steadview Capital and Delta Dental of California.

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Fitbit may be seeking a big-name buyer

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The company has brought on an investment firm to investigate options for a potential sale of its business, Reuters reports

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Fitbit and Health2Sync collaborate to support diabetes management in Taiwan and Japan

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Integrating Fitbit into the platform provides Health2Sync users a more holistic view of their health, which can support them in making healthy lifestyle choices to better manage their condition

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Philips unveils connected sleep apnea wearable NightBalance

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The wearable is worn across a user's chest and signals when to turn over using vibrations.

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GoodRx launches virtual care tool after acquiring HeyDoctor

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The new tool will cater to patients with or without insurance, and the company says that "most visits" will cost $20.

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PatientsLikeMe founder Jamie Heywood: patient engagement is vital to drive change in care

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Heywood spoke at the Society of Participatory Medicine's annual conference about the importance of patient involvement, and how the company is continuing its work following this summer's acquisition by UnitedHealth Group.

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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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Ieso Digital Health launches global-focused mental health research project

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The new project will be using the company's accumulated data set to build an autonomous mental health platform.

Verita Healthcare Group acquires three digital health startups as part of its global expansion plans

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Singapore-founded Verita Healthcare Group, an integrated provider of preventative, personalised healthcare announced that it has strategically invested in three digital healthcare businesses, spanning Asia and Europe, as part of its international expansion and consolidation strategy.

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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Digital health funding slows in Q3 2019, according to Rock Health report

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The report noted that IPOs are on the rise, and that funding for women's health and behavioral health companies is growing

Livongo inks deal with Federal Employee Health Benefits Program, stock jumps

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The deal is expected to add 45,000 new Livongo members by 2021.

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Emergency response service RapidSOS snag additional $25M

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The new funding brings the company's total Series B to $55 million.

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