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Physicians will decide the fate of the digital therapeutics industry

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Authors from Mental & Brain Health Investment and Columbia Psychiatry Mind Ventures write about the future of digital therapeutics.

Blockchain could be the key to vaccine distribution, says IBM

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Mark Treshock, blockchain solutions leader for healthcare and life sciences at IBM discusses how the technology can be used to validate vaccine supply chain and personal records.

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AliveCore gets FDA nod for suite of cardiac focused AI algorithms

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The new algorithms will be able to detect for sinus rhythm with premature ventricular contractions, supraventricular ectopy and sinus rhythm with wide QRS.

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Designing better tech for seniors means simplifying tech for everyone

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Experts say that designing technology for everyone and creating customization features for smaller populations are key in making better solutions for seniors.

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Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

Medtronic launches CGM-integrated smart insulin pen for multiple daily injections

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The announcement comes a few months after Medtronic acquired the InPen device's original maker, Companion Medical

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Amazon releases new Alexa features allowing families to monitor seniors living alone

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The Amazon Alexa Care Hub connects a senior's personal assistant device to a caretaker's mobile app, and includes activity alerts, emergency contacts and other communications features

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Google Cloud unveils AI tools to help healthcare analyze unstructured medical text

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Now available in public preview, the offerings are designed to help organizations and individuals pull clinically-relevant insights from large volumes of free text housed in medical records

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FDA authorizes first COVID-19 test for self-testing at home

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Lucira's molecular testing kit allows individuals to collect their own nasal sample and insert it into a device that provides results in under 30 minutes. The company is aiming to sell the single-use tests for roughly $50

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FDA grants De Novo clearance to prescription Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder

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NightWare's digital therapeutic monitors a wearer's heart rate and movement to detect disturbances during sleep, and delivers gentle vibrations to interrupt a nightmare without waking the user

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The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

Novartis teams up with smartpatient on new tool for patients with wet macular degeneration

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The tool was designed to help patients and caregivers manage the condition and treatment.

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Pairing wearables data with self-reported symptoms could improve COVID-19 prediction

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Newly published data from Scripps' DETECT study included data from 30,529 device owners, although only 333 of those who were symptomatic also provided their COVID-19 testing results

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Digital health acceleration shows no signs of slowing down

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Investors expect to see more innovation, collaboration and adoption going into the new year and beyond

Pear Therapeutics launches Somryst for the treatment of chronic insomnia

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The cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia program is designed to be an end-to-end virtual experience.

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Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

Orange invests in LBO France’s Digital Health 2 fund to accelerate eHealth

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The investment is through the firm’s subsidiary Enovacom, which aims to become one of France’s leading digital health companies.

Digital therapeutics and wellness app users to reach 1.4 billion by 2025

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New study finds that as the pandemic accelerates regulatory acceptance, the market value is expected to grow by 865% over the next five years

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Orexo launches alcohol use disorder DTx through Accenture’s INTIENT platform

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The INTIENT Patient platform supports vorvida’s virtual cognitive behavioral therapy services by providing secure data storage and artificial intelligence-enabled analytics

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Mantra Health tackles college mental healthcare with 'closed-loop' virtual care

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Backed by an unannounced $3.2 million seed funding round from 2019, the virtual mental healthcare startup has announced three new partner schools and the official launch of its integrated "Managed Care Program" offering

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Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Machine learning app scans faces and listens to speech to quickly spot strokes

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Researchers say that their tool detected cases with 79% accuracy, and did so within minutes

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VitalConnect launches VitalPatch RTM for extended Holter monitoring

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The device continuously monitors four significant vital signs: heart rate, heart rate variability, respiratory rate and activity.

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AliveCor gets FDA nod for suite of cardiac focused AI algorithms

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The new algorithms will be able to detect for sinus rhythm with premature ventricular contractions, supraventricular ectopy and sinus rhythm with wide QRS.

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Digital mental health on the rise, but engagement, access and trust continue to be barriers

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This morning at WISH 2020 Tom Insel and other panelists discussed the opportunities for applying tech to the global mental health shortage.

Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

Apple collaborates with researchers on studies of heart failure, flu

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In addition to a study of asthma patients with Anthem, the tech giant is working with the Universities of Toronto and Washington on two other studies using its new Apple Watch Series 6

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Fitbit receives Army award to further develop its COVID-19 early detection algorithm

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In addition to the award, Fitbit will begin a study with Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research to detect signs of illness in its employees

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Fitbit beats expectations by $64.9M as Google merger remains tied up in regulations

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The company attributed much of its success to growing smartwatch sales.

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After COVID-19, telehealth's momentum will be sustained by younger consumers seeking convenience

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New data from a 2,052-person survey suggest that older healthcare consumers value their trusted providers, while younger generations are willing to pay a "convenience premium" for easy-to-access virtual care

Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Amazon furthers foothold in digital pharmacies with launch of Amazon Pharmacy store

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Patients will be able to compare medication brands and get prescriptions delivered to their home.

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Under Armour sells off MyFitnessPal for $345M, will shut down Endomondo by 2021

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The fitness apparel brand said it will be throwing all its weight behind the MapMyFitness platform in an effort to better focus its digital strategy

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MIT researchers' AI model detects COVID-19 by listening to coughs

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The tool was "100% accurate" when spotting cases among asymptomatic individuals, the researchers wrote, and could be deployed as a low-cost prescreener to support diagnostic testing efforts

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Borderlands 3 is using its millions of gamers to help map the human gut microbiome

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Gearbox Studios CEO Randy Pitchford and videogame science company MMOS cofounder Attila Szantner discuss the design and deployment decisions that drew 1.6 million players to their gene-sequencing puzzle game, and how "citizen science" games can help advance data-driven research

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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.

Making telemedicine more human

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Laura Cooley, senior director of education and outreach at the Academy of Communication in Healthcare, dishes out tips to improve the telehealth experience at the Patient Experience Summit this morning.