Digital Health: Caveat Emptor, Caveat Venditor, To Infinity and Beyond!

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The digital health rocket seems to have gotten supercharged lately, at least when it comes to fundraising. billion (Rock Health’s count) or $2.5 billion (Startup Health’s count) was plowed into digital health companies […]. Caveat Emptor, Caveat Venditor. That is my official blog post foreshadowing. Depending on who you ask, either $1.62 billion (Mercom) or $2.8

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? May 23, 2018 ? #327

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Roundup: Digital health payer news of Q1 2018

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Digital health-focused news from payers during the first quarter of 2018 generally focused on employee wellness and app-focused member engagement strategies, with a handful of similar partnerships or deals announced around the edges.

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? May 16, 2018 ? #326

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The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? Apr 24, 2018 ? #323

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Digital health deals: HIMSS18 Edition

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Predictive analytics platform Clew Medical has recently announced its partnership with WakeMed for its clinical trials in the eICU to detect patient deterioration in realtime.

Sanofi VP touts two-pronged approach to innovation, digital health

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Sanofi’s approach to digital health is broad, but focused, Rachel Sha, the company’s vice president of digital business development and licensing, told MobiHealthNews in an interview ahead of next week’s BIO 2018 conference in Boston, where Sha will be speaking on a range of digital health-related topics

Roundup: FDA digital health clearances and news in Q1 2018

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In the last quarter the FDA gave the nod to 10 digital health devices. Innovations that aimed to help diabetes management were popular, ranging from the first integrated continuous glucose monitor, which was put out by Dexcom, to Glooko’s insulin titration tool.

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? Apr 17, 2018 ? #322

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The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? Mar 6, 2018 ? #316

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Unlocking the Exploding Field of Digital Health: A Framework for Understanding Digital Health

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About the author: Naomi Fried, PhD, is the CEO of Health Innovation Strategies, which provides digital health strategy and innovation-program design and optimization consulting to healthcare stakeholders including pharma, payers, and providers

Digital health news briefs for 5/16/2018

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Northwell Health and the Center on Addiction have jointly launched a health care app specifically designed to guide providers when screening patients for substance use disorder. A free tool against substance abuse.

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? Mar 13, 2018 ? #317

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Digital health news briefs for 5/15/18

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Automated cerebrovascular imaging company iSchemaView has just released its latest product Rapid Aspect, a digital imaging tool that helps clinicians assess early signs of brain ischemia in stroke patients. Machine learning helps docs view the brain.

Canadian startups show off array of digital health tools

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A cadre of Canadian digital health startups were at the forefront of a special HIMSS session organized by the Canadian government’s department of foreign affairs, trade, and development.

Digital health news briefs for 5/22/2018

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FCC commissioners united on telemedicine. In an editorial in the Boston Globe yesterday, FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai and former commissioner Newton N. Minow presented a unified front on the importance of rural telemedicine

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? Mar 27, 2018 ? #319

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The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? Apr 10, 2018 ? #321

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The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? Mar 20, 2018 ? #318

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Digital health news briefs for 4/23/2018

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Telemedicine reduces gender-based barriers to health. A study showing that telemedicine improves access to care for women and girls in Nepal has won an Atlas Award

With sales in decline Fitbit looks to partnerships, digital health for the future

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Despite the expected declining sales numbers, Fitbit affirmed its focus on digital health, during its Q1 earnings call

Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? Feb 27, 2018 ? #315

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Digital health news briefs for 4/9/18

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Need advice? Study says look to the web. A free web-based decision aid that aims to help women with breast cancer make choices about their reconstruction surgery could help save money, according to a new study published in Psycho-Oncology.

Mercom: Investors poured $2.5 billion into digital health last quarter

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Digital health companies raised $2.5 billion in VC funding in the first quarter of 2018, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group. Mercom says the quarter, with 187 deals, is only the second since 2010 to top $2 billion

Digital health funding in Q1 2018

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In the first three months of 2018, MobiHealthNews tracked 27 digital funding rounds comprising $700.9 million in collective funding, as well as two rounds with undisclosed totals

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? Jan 29, 2018 ? #311

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The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? Jan 15, 2018 ? #309

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Digital health news briefs for 4/27/2018

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Good omens for Good Doctor. Ping An Good Doctor, China’s largest online healthcare platform, has priced its initial public offering at $1.12 billion (8.77 billion Hong Kong dollars), according to the South China Morning Post.

Digital health news briefs for 4/3/18

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Ascensia Diabetes Care has announced the six finalists in its innovation competition, which is aimed at finding digital platforms to support Type 2 diabetes management. Innovators compete.

Digital health news briefs for 3/28/2018

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Patient engagement software company Relatient has launched MDpay, a patient-facing payment web and mobile platform.

Digital health proves a hot research topic at Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions

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Digital health was a topic of discussion this week at the Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions in Boston as researchers and clinicians from around the world presented their most recent study results.

Digital health news briefs for 5/7/16

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Charlotte, North Carolina-based PeraHealth has received FDA clearance for its latest product, PeraTrend, a predictive clinical surveillance tool.

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Update ? Paul Sonnier ? Feb 12, 2018 ? #313

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Digital health news briefs for 5/9/2018

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The firm already has several investments including Cityblock Health, Somatus, Welbe Health, and Aetion. Slavitt's new gig. Former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt is heading up Town Hall Ventures, a new healthcare investing group that officially launched yesterday.

Carrot signs with RedBrick Health, and more digital health deals

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Redwood, California-based Carrot, a digital health company that offers smartphone-paired smoking cessation device, has signed an agreement with Minneapolis-based RedBrick Health.

UnitedHealth execs join Talkspace and more digital health hires

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Dr. Neal Leibowitz, formerly a senior behavioral health medical director at UnitedHealth Group, will become Talkspace’s first chief medical officer, while Deb Adler, a senior vice president at UnitedHealth Group’s Optum, will serve as senior VP of network and quality

Survey: Disconnect between employers, employees when it comes to digital health offerings

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A new digital health survey released by Castlight Health showed that while both employers and employees are enthusiastic about the future of digital health, there is a gap between what tech is being provided by employers and what the employees actually want.

In-Depth: How digital health is changing marathons

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Living with Type 1 diabetes, she is used to keeping track of her health while she runs. Forty mph winds pelted cold rain against the runners as they approached the Boston Marathon’s infamous Heartbreak Hill.

FDA's 2019 budget request cites digital health; agency rolls out medical device initiative

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Digital health appears to be making its way onto the national stage. Yesterday, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb gave the field a shout-out in his remarks to the US House Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development concerning the Fiscal Year 2019 budget request for the FDA.

Digital health news briefs for 3/16/2017

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Voice assistants are on the rise among European physicians with more than half of those practicing in major European countries either interested in or actively using these technologies, according to survey data collected by DRG Digital | Manhattan Research.