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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.

Managing diabetes: An overview of available digital tools

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Diabetics now have more discrete, precise and consumer-friendly options than ever before

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Withings rolls out connected blood pressure, ECG cuff in EU; US launch slated for Q3

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While the less pricey Withings BPM Connect is now available in both regions' Apple and Withings storefronts, the US launch of the ECG-enabled BPM Core is on hold as the company awaits FDA clearance.

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How Finland is teaming up with pharma to identify genetic variants in disease

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The country's FinnGen Project seeks to use its unique population bottleneck and cohesive health records to drive genetic insights

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XRHealth opens up VR platform to third-party developers

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The company exclusively announced to MobiHealthNews its plants to create a tool kit for providers, payers and pharmas.

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Partnership will see Amazon Alexa provide access to NHS-verified health information

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The tech giant's partnership with the NHS was first announced last year.

Can the bot-to-patient relationship improve patient engagement?

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Medical chatbots are emerging as potential assistants in many areas of healthcare. Can an AI-fuelled robot help improve patient engagement in cancer care

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How digital therapeutic company Omada Health has taken a cue from life sciences

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CEO Sean Duffy discusses clinical validation, digital therapeutics and the new opportunity for a digital provider.

Despite few industry exits, investors continue to pour money into digital health

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billion has already been invested into startups this year, according to Rock Health

Ping An Good Doctor to develop “internet hospital” model with 50 hospitals in China

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Obstetrics startup raises $3M to connect maternal care teams

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Mahmee already services a network of more than 1,000 providers, but will expand its team with Serena Williams, Arlan Hamilton and Mark Cuban's support

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An overview of APAC’s healthtech landscape – the first half of 2019

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Much has happened in the healthtech landscape in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region in the first half of 2019 – according to Galen Growth Asia’s latest report for that period, APAC healthtech funding hit $2.5B across 140 deals.

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Deals, program launches headline digital health payer news during Q2 2019

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News from CMS, UnitedHealthGroup, Livongo and others

Smartphone-connected glucometer Pops! Diabetes Care rakes in $6M

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The round was led by 30Ventures with participation from Rise of the Rest Seed Fund and Flying Point Industries.

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Study: Years later, pedometer-based walking interventions remain impactful

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A recent study found fewer health events in the four years following a 12-week behavior change program.

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Boston-based startup Soom launches app to alert patients, providers to medical device recalls

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The app will let users scan a device's barcode to bring up safety information.

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Researchers find lack of standardized measures to evaluate mental health apps

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The study also found that the bulk of the apps were focused on meditation, mindfulness and relaxation.

FCC advances, seeks public comment on $100M rural telehealth pilot

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The program would provide an 85% discount on telehealth connectivity expenses for health organizations serving rural communities

The potential of healthcare tech – human-centric AI, meaningful applications and the future

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Buzzwords like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are commonly heard at conferences and industry events and they often conjure up images of robots or killing machines from the Terminator

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UnitedHealth Group acquires PatientsLikeMe

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The online patient community portal will now be incorporated into UnitedHealth Group's research arm, which is focused on health innovation and improvement.

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How healthcare systems are preparing for innovation with patient experience front and center

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Provider organizations have missed the mark with patient experience in the past, but involving patient voices on panels and "listening tours" may be key to improving in the future.

Digital health investments bounced back in Q2 2019 with nearly $2.5B in funding

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MobiHealthNews tracked 81 funding deals in April, May and June

Pain relief health tech startup Oska Wellness lands $5.5M

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The new money will be put towards sales, marketing and distribution efforts. It will also be used to help develop the company's product line

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Innovation is risky — have a concrete plan to avoid, learn from failed implementations

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An unsuccessful pilot is nobody's first choice, but it gives organizations a chance to address their shortcomings and improve their next attempt

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quip expands consumer dental supplies service with appointment browsing, booking app

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quipcare and the premium quipcare+ will allow members to schedule professional dental services with upfront costs 30% to 40% less than average, the company said

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What is holding back digital health innovation?

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Reimbursement, data interoperability and risk aversion each have healthcare leaders second guessing technology-led innovations

Abbott ramping up FreeStyle Libre production following bountiful Q2

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The company's executives lauded the CGM system, which saw a 72.9% increase in organic sales during the last quarter, and hinted at implementations of the tech beyond diabetes alone

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12 digital health mergers and acquisitions from Q2 2019, plus 5 IPOs

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While most of the financials remain undisclosed, the quarter included a number of interesting deals involving Apple, Best Buy, UnitedHealth Group, and Allscripts

The future of pharma: embracing opportunities, partnerships and hurdles

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In July, MobiHealthNews will focus on how pharma companies are using digital tools for R&D, real-world evidence collection and exploring new therapeutics.

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New dads often downloaded, responded positively to breastfeeding education app

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Researchers found that 80% of dads who received the Milk Man app downloaded it.

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Innovation is an ongoing process, not a box to check

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How to build a long-term culture of sustainable innovation

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How Finnish health tech startups are getting off the ground

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The ingredients of Finland's growing startup ecosystem include public-private partnerships, data research availability and a little bit of sisu.

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Watchdog telemedicine nonprofit accuses WebMD of mislabeling STD tests

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The suit alleges that only three of the nine STD tests sold by WebMD have undergone FDA approval process.

Choosing great startup partners starts with looking inward

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Experts from Partners, Northwell, HealthBox and more discuss how to choose partners and what needs to be done first

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Report: Digital health innovation stymied by poor data sharing

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Patients and providers alike are interested in, and see major benefits from, increased access to digital health records, according to a new report from Royal Philips

Women Who Tech supports healthtech innovation in Europe with new challenge

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Ten women-led, early-stage healthtech startups with a footprint in Europe will be selected to pitch in Paris in October to win a $50,000 equity-free grant

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Virtual primary care startup opens first of many in-office clinics for workers

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Eden Health's latest expansion to its hybrid approach comes from a recent deal with Convene

Digital Finland: Towards an ecosystem of health and wellbeing apps

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Healthcare digitisation is a niche topic? No way. For four years in a row now, the Finnish digital health services have ranked among the top three of the most valued internet brands in Finland

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust creates clinical AI role

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It follows the trust's recent work with GE Healthcare on creating an AI-driven command centre

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Chinese medical AI startup Synyi raises $36.3M in Series C funding

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Shanghai-based medical AI startup Synyi announced that it has raised RMB 250M ($36.3M) in Series C funding led by Chinese tech giant Tencent.

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