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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.

More consumers are using digital health to manage complex health conditions, Rock Health says

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The report also showed a decline in consumers' willingness to share data with healthcare stakeholders.

FDA grants De Novo clearance to interoperable insulin pump

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The Tandem Diabetes Care t:Slim X2 can work in tandem with other blood sugar management devices, or on its own

Shimmer unveils wearable sensor platform for clinical trials

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The Verisense platform is designed to address problems created by consumer devices in the clinical research world

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Looking to startups for the future of health

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From at-home STD testing kits to behavioral health platforms, this year’s HIMSS Pitch Competition came from a variety of fields

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Interoperability, cloud, consumerization were hot topics at HIMSS19

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Patient engagement and the consumerization of health also held court this week in Orlando

As big tech gets into healthcare, Uber Health wants to do it right

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One year in, the company has 1,000 customers and has seen a big improvement on the status quo

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How a voice assistant can be a constant companion for hospital-bound patients

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Thomas Jefferson University Hospital will soon pilot a purpose-built smart speaker

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The consumerization of healthcare: the good, the bad, the baffling

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As consumers start to drive their healthcare experince, concerns about healthcare spending savvy and information overload come to light.

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Saliva-based glucometer, leaked Fitbits for kids and more digital health news briefs

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Also: Grants for virtual reality in surgery, a medical search engine and telemedicine in the news

Through many small bets, Geisinger aims to radically redesign care

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Geisinger CIO Karen Murphy says complexity in healthcare can hide providers’ underlying empathy

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Microsoft launches Azure API for FHIR to promote cloud, interoperability

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The release builds on an open-source version originally announced in November

Pfizer, Ochsner Health team up for clinical trial innovation

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The pharma company and health system are looking to create digital tools to help make clinical trials easier for patients, clinicians and researchers.

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Genetic data interpretation startup raises $6M

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Emedgene's constantly updating algorithm highlights genetic variants that could affect a patient's health.

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Seven Lessons from Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer Dr. Adrienne Boissy

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Don’t mix up EHR data or patient portals with engagement

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Apple Health Records will soon be deployed to US vets

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Apple's partnership with the VA will bring the mobile personal health record platform to more than 9 million veterans

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Roundup: Launches, deals and more announcements from HIMSS19

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An updating collection of news released during this year's global health IT conference

Facebook rolls out blood donation program in the US

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The program launched in Pakistan, Brazil, India and Bangladesh and will soon expand to the US.

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In-Depth: Looking back at 10 years of digital health coverage

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As MobiHealthNews turns 10, we've chosen a story from each year to tell a small piece of our story, and the story of digital health

Google unveils two new apps support communication for deaf and hard of hearing people

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One app will help transcribe speech to text and the other will help amplify certain sounds and minimize others.

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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

Patient data: Who owns it? Who can improve it? What's it worth?

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As the patient moves into the consumer role in healthcare, more questions emerge around their role in data exchange

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Novo Nordisk's new insulin pens will integrate with Abbott's Freestyle Libre system

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Abbott joins Dexcom, Glooko and Roche as a data-sharing partner for the as-yet-unlaunched device

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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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Disrupt or be disrupted

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Healthbox President Neil Patel breaks down how incumbents in the healthcare space can also be part of the innovation

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Health data aggregation, centralization platform 1upHealth scores $2.38M in seed funding

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The round was led by Eniac Ventures, Social Leverage and Meridian Street Capital.

Apple, Aetna collaborating on new Watch-driven wellness rewards program

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The Attain program will combine members' health record data with activity tracking to offer personalized goals, with rewards that include the Apple Watch itself

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FDA finalizes new 510(k) guidance, shifts away from aging predicate devices

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The new guidance aims to modernize the process and generate more market competition.

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Report: Digital respiratory health market primed for growth, could reach $557M by 2023

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While connected devices currently reign supreme, authors of the report see a market opportunity for new players offering a purely digital service

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Toilet seat sensor tracks blood pressure, stroke volume, blood oxygenation

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A recently published study found the toilet seat's readings to align with those measured through more conventional means

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Meditation, sleep app maker Calm secures $88M, announces unicorn valuation

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The new backing is led by TPG Growth, and brings Calm’s total funding to $116 million

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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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Opinion: Blood pressure measuring smartwatch is a paradigm shift for hypertension management

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Brigham and Women's Hospital Resident Dr. Daniel Yazdi outlines the benefits for doctors, patients and digital health disease management programs

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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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

Interoperable artificial pancreas system reliably controls blood glucose levels in pilot trial

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Researchers built a secure app-based system that runs on an unlocked smartphone and connects to glycemic control devices from multiple manufacturers

Samsung adds health-focused smartwatch, fitness tracker to its Galaxy lineup

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Both the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit automatically detect and begin tracking a user's activity, with the former boasting a blood pressure monitoring feature courtesy of a UCSF research partnership

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Looking for that one story: Not Impossible Labs founder on making the impossible, possible

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Mick Ebleing, founder of Not Impossible Labs, talked about his journey from video producer to healthcare innovator at HIMSS19.

Stanford, VA Palo Alto Health Care System launch trial of digital depression therapy program

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Meru Health's app-based program will be deployed and evaluated among roughly 70 older adults with depression symptoms

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