By Michael Levy, Bluedoor | September 21, 2018 Why Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms Struggle with Digital Health Investments Part One: Mitigating Risk In this three-part series, we will explore the reasons why private equity and venture capital firms struggle to accelerate return on digital health investments and scale [...]
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By Nat Levy & Todd Bishop, GeekWire| September 19, 2018 Nest’s digital health ambitions revealed in records from secretive purchase of Seattle startup Senosis. Google-owned Nest has been secretly laying the groundwork for a move into digital health products, a potential new line of business for a company that made [...]
By Kevin Truong, MedCity News | September 19, 2018 The new service adds health coaching and virtual care on top of the company's existing enterprise wellness offerings. In an effort to shore up its business with enterprise customers, San Francisco-based Fitbit has launched Fitbit Care, a new service that wraps [...]
By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | September 18, 2018 Even as new legislation to tackle the nation’s opioid abuse epidemic snakes its way through Capitol Hill, members of Congress are introducing new bills designed to make telehealth and telemedicine a pivotal tool for Medicaid-based programs. The latest bill was filed [...]
By Jennifer Bresnick, HealthIT Analytics | September 17, 2018 Artificial intelligence is a hot topic in healthcare, sparking ongoing debate about the ethical, clinical, and financial pros and cons of relying on algorithms for patient care. In what seems like the blink of an eye, mentions of artificial intelligence have [...]
By Jessica Kent, HealthIT Analytics | September 14, 2018 The grant from HRSA will support the participation of community health centers in NIH’s All of Us precision medicine research program. The HHS Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has awarded $21 million to 46 community health centers to support their [...]
By Meg Bryant, Healthcare DIVE | September 14, 2018 Dive Brief: As Hurricane Florence makes landfall, Charlotte, North Carolina-based Atrium Health and Winston-Salem-based Novant are readying plans to shift resources among their facilities to meet increased demand in areas hit hardest by the storm. As with last year's Hurricanes Harvey and [...]
By Eric Wicklund, mHealth Intelligence | September 14, 2018 A new bill introduced this week in the House seeks to give Medicaid programs more leeway to treat substance abuse issues through telehealth. It may become part of the massive Opioid Crisis Response Act making its way through Congress. As Congress [...]
By Laura Lovett, Healthcare IT News | September 14, 2018 Though not without critics, the FDA has advanced regulatory processes for apps, medical devices, genomics and clinical decision support. The U.S Food and Drug Administration serves a critical role in healthcare innovation by regulating a range of medical devices and [...]
By Kevin Truong, MedCity News | September 13, 2018 Apple Watch's entry into the device world garnered a ton of attention and praise, but a good portion of observers have reservations about whether it will truly move the needle in healthcare. Apple’s big news that it received FDA clearance for [...]