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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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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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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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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

Why healthcare data may be more secure with cloud computing

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But like with most things in healthcare, organizations need to keep following up after choosing the right vendor and signing an airtight contract to best protect data

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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

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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Walmart, Amazon patents could take biometric monitoring to a new level

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Recently granted patents show a shopping cart that monitors your heart rate, Alexa listening for coughs

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NASA pilots UpToDate for clinical support tool in outer space

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NASA will now be piloting the clinical decision support tool UpToDate, which gives users access to thousands of clinical resourcers, on the International Space Station.

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Startup connecting seniors to college students for companionship, services lands $2.4M

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Miami-based Papa's tech-enabled platform lets elders reach out to college students for transportation, household chores and companionship.

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Digital therapeutics are moving toward a supplement-drug dichotomy

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At the Digital Health Innovation Summit in Boston, experts said early digital therapeutics companies have an opportunity to sculpt the space

Listening to end users is key when developing digital health products

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At this month's Connected Health Conference Preview, digital health developers and providers will explore the best ways to keep the human element front and center.

Fertility testing is just the beginning for home lab testing device Mira

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The three-year-old startup made waves last month at TechCrunch Disrupt and Health 2.0

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Experts debate telemedicine merits and myths

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At next week's Connected Health Conference, doctors from Harvard and UPMC will tackle the question of whether telemedicine's costs outweigh its benefits

Apple launches large orthopedic trial with Zimmer Biomet, Flo Health building new screening tool with Myovant Sciences, and more digital health deals

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Also: Advanced ICU Care signs with Penn Highlands DuBois; MobileHelp supports Indie Health's blood pressure monitor and weight scale.

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.

Genomics startup bets on blockchain for data sharing platform

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Kamal Obbad, Co-founder and CEO of Nebula Genomics, is working to help consumers understand consent and the risks to consider before giving someone access to their data based on a blockchain model

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RightEye gets FDA nod for eye-tracking technology

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Maryland-based RightEye now has clearance for its software that helps clinicians assess reading skills, brain health and functional vision

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Start-ups leveraging AI to improve outcomes and put patients in control of their care

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We spoke to Ultromics CEO Ross Upton and Ada Health Chief Medical Officer Dr Claire Novorol about the two start-ups' approaches to leveraging AI to improve patient outcomes and access to services.

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Personalized health platform Mobile Health acquires patient engagement startup Doctorbell

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Singapore-based Mobile Health plans to use Doctorbell's AI capabilities for emergency and tertiary care triage.

House call tech company Heal introduces Apple Health Record support

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Consenting patients booking appointments through Heal may now opt to have their personal health records automatically and securely shared with a house call physician

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Personal health records in Europe: National or beyond?

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There are dozens of PHRs that survived only a couple of years, most famously, of course, Google Health. But PHRs are back now. Many European countries have launched ambitious PHR projects. Mobile access is widely tipped to be a game-changer in terms of acceptance by citizens.

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Cardiogram, insurers offer $1,000 of free life insurance in exchange for wearable data

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Cardiogram has teamed up with insurers Amica Life and Greenhouse Life Insurance Company to give users free life insurance to collect data.

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Autonomous AI diagnostic startup IDx scores $33M

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After landing a De Novo for its AI diagnostic that can detect diabetic retinopathy, the company raised new money in order to expand diagnostic services.

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Healthcare's technology isn't behind the times, but its consumer focus is, says Northwell CEO

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Northwell CEO Michael Dowling says the new drive in healthcare will be consumer-focused technolgoies.

Dutch firm launches smart glasses-powered mobile communication, telemedicine platform

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1Minuut Innovation's encrypted offering embraces augmented reality eyewear to enable hands-free clinician-to-clinician video.

Communicating value, connectivity helps digital health tools succeed

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Experts speaking at next week’s Connected Health Conference discuss the importance of technology adoption and how new tools can encourage stronger patient-provider relationships

How the AMA is helping make sure health tech innovation is physician-led

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A recently-launched Physician Innovation Network and a forthcoming Digital Health Implementation Playbook are two new initiatives

Defendants named in $1B telemedicine fraud that allegedly mislead patient, doctors

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An indictment filed at the District Court of Eastern District Tennessee alleges the parties involved filed false claims for payment, and mislead doctors and patients in order to defraud private health benefit programs.

VisualDx launches Aysa, a consumer-facing dermatology app

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The app uses machine learning to identify skin conditions and make treatment suggestions

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Thirty Madison lands $15.25M, plans on launching migraine platform

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Thirty Madison has announced plans for a new platform called Cove, which will let migraine patients virtually consult doctors and get medications through the mail.

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Telemonitoring to combat heart failure

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Heart failure patients with left ventricular assist device (LVAD) need sophisticated after-care to lower the high risk of life-threatening complications that accompanies this kind of device therapy, which is becoming more common these days.

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Medical documentation AI system Sopris Health raises $3.4M

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The Denver-based startup designed an AI system that lets doctors capture their conversations with patients and transfer those notes to EHRs.

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UK-based healthcare texting app raises $3.9M in seed funding

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Forward Health's app has helped NHS care teams send messages and patient information securely through mobile devices.

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Ada launches global health initiative and partners with Botnar and Gates foundations

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The Botnar and Gates foundations are backing Berlin-headquartered Ada's expansion after launching a new Global Health Initiative to improve access to healthcare

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Video visits drive new telehealth initiatives in 2018

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As virtual care grows, integrated tools become a game-changer

Butterfly Health Network gets $250M for low-cost smartphone-connected ultrasound

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New ultrasound-on-a-chip technology allows the company to sell Butterfly IQ for less than $2,000

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UK-based TestCard gets $1.7M for digitally-enabled home urine test

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The company plans to enter the UK market this year, starting with a UTI test

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Accenture develops gamified VR tool to treat phantom limb

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Accenture is now deploying its VR tool worldwide after completing initial studies in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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As digital health funding pours in, startups should be smart about who they let in

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How to pick the right backers, according to investors from Sanofi Ventures, Canaan Partners, and GE

FDA unveils cybersecurity attack response playbook for medical devices

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In a statement, Dr. Scott Gottlieb detailed his agency’s ongoing cybersecurity efforts, which include the signing of two “significant memoranda of understanding” and discussions to facilitate collaboration across government agencies

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WannaCry attack cost the NHS an estimated £92m, Department of Health and Social Care says

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The Department of Health and Social Care estimates that the WannaCry cyber attack from May 2017 cost the NHS £92m

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inui Health, formerly Scanadu, announces FDA-cleared home urine testing platform

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The smartphone-connected system can perform five different tests that could help diagnose UTIs, diabetes, and kidney disease

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