It Has Technology And Stuff – Are We Done Saying Digital Health Yet?

Digital Health

For ages I’ve been saying that the term “digital health” should be retired – that it is a bit of a lazy term that evolved around 10-12 years ago at a time when technology and healthcare rarely appeared in the same zip code, much less in the same enterprise.

Digital Health Tools Are Finding Business Models – IQVIA’s 2021 Read on the Health of Digital Health

Health Populi

In the Age of COVID, over 90,000 new health apps were released, as the supply of digital therapeutics and wearables grew in 2020. Once upon a time in 2015, exercise and fitness comprised nearly one-half of the digital health categories.


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Investors pour $7.1B into digital health investments during Q1 2021

Mobi Health News

MobiHealthNews reported on 99 digital health fundings in Q1. . Investing, Digital Health, Business, Technology

Digital Health: An Evolution From B.C. (Before Coronavirus) to A.D. (After the Disease)

Digital Health

That Dickensian construct is a perfect one for thinking about digital health before and after the advent of the coronavirus. As late as March, the runaway train that has been investment in digital health had been running along at Bullet Train speed.

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Digital Health: Show Me the Money? Evidence? Door?

Digital Health

This week I had the good fortune to return to Dublin, Ireland and see many of my international colleagues and friends who are associated in one way or another with HealthXL, the digital health intelligence platform and expert community, and Health Beacon, a very cool medication adherence company focused on specialty pharma. Health Beacon hosted […].

Managing the Risks of Fast-Growing Digital Health

Health Populi

Investments in the digital health sector have fast-grown in the past decade, reaching $14bn in 2020 based on Rock Health’s latest read on the market. The post Managing the Risks of Fast-Growing Digital Health appeared first on

Americans Grew Digital Health-Data Muscles in the Pandemic – New Insights from the Pew Charitable Trusts

Health Populi

“Most Americans clearly recognize the potential benefits that improved health IT can offer, and they want this transformation of the health care system to continue,” the Pew Charitable Trusts research concludes in Most Americans Want to Share and Access More Digital Health Data.

How digital health can help refugees access medical care

Mobi Health News

Digital health and tech can help refugees access necessary medical care and other social determinants of health, like housing, employment and education.

The Coronavirus Pandemic Turbocharged Digital Health Investment in 2020

Health Populi

2020 will be remembered for disruption and dislocation on many fronts; among the major blips in the year will be it remembered as the largest funding year for digital health recorded, according to Rock Health’s report on the 3Q2020 digital health funding.

Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

The Pandemic Accelerated Consumers’ Digital Health Tech Ownership As Big Tech Morphs To Big Health

Health Populi

The pandemic ushered in millions of peoples’ first digital health experiences, many of which will persist according to the 23rd Annual U.S. 20% of people used online health services, and 20% intent to keep using them.

Evaluating musculoskeletal digital health apps

Mobi Health News

Liz Kwo reviews the opportunity for digital health apps for musculoskeletal health conditions and looks at challenges facing their wider adoption among providers

Digital health pass coming to Thailand's mobile vaccination app

Mobi Health News

The Mor Prom app will soon provide digital health passes for domestic air travel

Digital health completes a record-breaking first quarter driven by mega deals

Mobi Health News

Rock Health reports $6.7 billion in digital health funding in Q1, a majority of which comes from rounds worth more than $100 million. . Investing, Digital Health, Business, Technology

SPAC deals attract younger, less-funded digital health startups

Mobi Health News

The prospect of companies hitting the public markets before they’re fully prepared creates the possibility for failure, according to Rock Health. . Investing, Digital Health, Business, Technology

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

Digital Health

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

Black Swan or Ugly Duckling?

Digital Health

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Looking across international borders for digital health tools

Mobi Health News

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.

FDA establishes Digital Health Center of Excellence

Mobi Health News

Although still a work in progress, the new center will reportedly help coordinate digital health projects within the agency while providing expertise to external stakeholders

Latest from Tech Tonics: Takeda’s Ariel Dowling: An Engineer With A Passion For Digital Health

Digital Health

After several experiences at tech-focused startups, Ariel has more recently found a home — and a calling — as a digital […].

Managing Digital Health Regulatory Uncertainty

Medical Connectivity

Uncertainty abounds when managing digital health regulatory uncertainty regarding the FDA and other international regulatory bodies. If it quacks like a duck — is intended for use in the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease (or other health related conditions like injury), it is a duck. When managing digital health regulatory uncertainty, the bottom line is whether your product is a medical device or not.

Faster Pace for Corporate Investments and Behavioral Health in COVID-Driven Digital Health Era

Health Populi

The pace of digital health investments quickened in the first half of 2020, based on Rock Health’s look at health-tech financing in mid-year. Digital health companies garnered $5.4 Consumer health information.

For Health Consumers, Trust, Privacy, & Good Experience Must Be Baked Into Digital Health Care

Health Populi

Digital transformation” was the mantra for all industries before we heard about the COVID-19 virus. Since the emergence of the pandemic, the coronavirus has accelerated the adoption of digital platforms, AI, and ecommerce.

Consumers’ Embrace of Digital Health Tech Stalls, and Privacy Concerns Prevail – Accenture’s 2020 Research

Health Populi

Millions of dollars and developers’ time have been invested in conceiving and making digital health tools. Use of mobile apps to track personal health activity fell from nearly 1 in 2 consumers to 1 in 3. a senior managing director in Accenture’s global Health practice.

Digital Health Gaps in the Pandemic Through the Eyes of Younger Physicians

Health Populi

One universal experience health systems around the globe have witnessed in the first months of the coronavirus pandemic has been the dramatic pivot to telehealth and virtual care platforms.

COVID-19 Accelerated Digital Health Investments…But It Helps to Be Bigger, Mature and Scaling

Health Populi

“Compare digital health to airlines, cruise lines, and other industries” and the sector looks quite privileged, opined Matthew Holt in a discussion on a study diving deeply into the State of Digital Health , conducted by Catalyst @ Health 2.0

Xealth raises $24M to help doctors utilize digital health apps

Mobi Health News

The company plans to use the money to double its size.

WELL Ventures launches with a focus on early-stage digital health companies

Mobi Health News

The new firm has a focus on investing in Canadian digital health companies.

Rock Health's COO talks digital health funding, M&As and 'Teladongo'

Mobi Health News

2020 is shaping up to be a record-breaking year for digital health startups.

“Digital Health Is An Ecosystem of Ecosystems” – CTA’s 2020 Trends to Watch Into the Data Age

Health Populi

In CTA’s 2020 Consumer Tech Forecast launched yesterday at Media Day 1 at CES, Steve Koenig VP of Research, said that, “digital health is an ecosystem of ecosystems.”. In the best case scenario, per Dr. Eric Topol’s Deep Medicine , AI can help bring more humanity to health care.

Consumers’ and Physicians’ Growing Embrace of Digital Health via PwC

Health Populi

We’ve reached an inflection point on the demand side among consumers for digital health options, PwC suggests in their report on the New Health Economy coming of age. The report outlines health/care industry issues for 2019, with a strong focus on digital health. Whether a menu of care options including virtual health to access specialists across the U.S., I discussed this digital health supply/demand gap here in Health Populi.

Contributed: Blank check-up uncovers a digital health SPAC attack

Mobi Health News

Al-Razouki gives a breakdown of recently filed or finalized digital health SPACs, as well as a list of unicorns ripe for a potential merger. Investment firm Kuwait Life Sciences Company's Dr. Mussaad M.

Peloton's M&A flurry, fertility wearables for COVID-19 detection and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Digital Health, Finance, Mergers and acquisitions, Health and Wellness, Technology, Business, CareAlso: Boston Medical Center releases free app for clinicians treating OUD; ClearUP's OTC sinus relief device wins expanded indication.

Digital health startups report COVID-19-related bottom line gains

Mobi Health News

reveals that more than half of digital health companies reported higher than expected revenue last year A new survey by Catalyst@Health 2.0

Pakistani digital health platform Ailaaj bags $1.6M in seed funding

Mobi Health News

The startup plans to enter the local market for pharmaceuticals, baby and beauty products

Qure4u Announces Close of $25M Growth Equity Investment to Accelerate Innovation in Digital Health Solutions

Healthcare IT Today

Qure4u, the industry leader in digital health, today announced the close of its $25M funding from Boston growth equity firm Volition Capital.

Machine learning analyses of lung imaging for COVID-19 falls short, Minded launches to streamline psychiatric med refills and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: PainChek's app picks up European and Australian regulatory clearances; Digital health access as a social determinant of health. Digital Health, Population and Public Health, Social determinants of health, COVID-19, Emerging Technologies, Machine learning, Technology, Care

What it takes to make it in digital health, based on companies that already have

Mobi Health News

A McKinsey report breaks down the six strategic steps taken by established players in digital health.

How 'person first' thinking can improve digital health tools

Mobi Health News

Design thinking is key to creating successful digital tools that are helpful for patients, said Molly Woodriff, MPH, senior product manager at NYU Langone Health at HIMSS21