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By Dusan Belic | mHealth Spot is an mHealth-focused website, featuring news, analysis, reports and more. You can find the site at mHealthSpot.com.

Ginger.io relaunches as an online mental healthcare service

It's been awhile since we talked about Ginger.io. The company has been busy revamping its business, and just the other day – it relaunched as a …

Emotions

Startupbootcamp Digital Health Miami unveils the 2018 Cohort with 13 startups

The innovation program and fund Startupbootcamp Digital Health Miami has announced 13 startups that will be joining their second cohort after an …

Digital Health

Spire Health Tag makes every clothes smart

A company called Spire is looking to make every clothes smart. Its newly announced Spire Health Tag is touted as the world's smallest consumer device …

Wearable Tech

BCBSA, Onduo team-up on three state pilot programs to address diabetes

The Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) has partnered with Onduo, a diabetes management company created by Verily (an Alphabet Company) and …

Health Care

drchrono offers free iPad Pro units as part of its EHR bundle program

Nothing gets you that much press as "free iPads." Mobile EHR maker drchrono knows that and is now offering an iPad Pro to every physician as part of …

Medicine

UnitedHealthcare adds Samsung and Garmin wearables to its wellness program

Qualcomm Life has helped UnitedHealthcare integrate wearable devices from Samsung and Garmin into UnitedHealthcare Motion, a national wellness …

Wearable Tech

Propeller Health, Express Scripts team-up to improve health for people with asthma and COPD

Propeller Health and Express Scripts announced a strategic partnership to provide Propeller's FDA-cleared digital solution to Express Scripts members …

Pharma

ResMed's AirMini updated with remote patient monitoring capability

ResMed has updated its AirMini product, which also happens to be the world's smallest PAP (Positive Airway Pressure) device, so that it can connect …

Medical Technology

Fitbit selected for a NIH precision medicine research program

Fitbit wearable devices have been selected for the national All of Us Research Program, which was established by the White House in 2015, and funded …

Research

IQVIA report: mHealth apps in five therapy areas could produce $7B in annual savings

IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science has released a new report which has found that the number of mHealth apps available to consumers now surpass …

Digital Health

mHealth Economics 2017: 325,000 mobile health apps available in 2017

Research2Guidance released its latest mHealth Economics report, which has found that the number of apps for healthcare has continued to grow, …

Medical Technology

Johnson & Johnson Health Partner to help patients prepare for surgery and recovery

Johnson & Johnson Health and Wellness Solutions has launched the Johnson & Johnson Health Partner (Health Partner) platform with the goal to change …

Digital Health

Under Armour kills the HealthBox suite of connected devices

Under Armour has seen better days. After a rough third quarter, the company decided to shut down its UA HealthBox offering, which consists of three …

Wearable Tech

Four digital health startups join Google's Launchpad Studio

Google has announced the first four startups to join Launchpad Studio, its 6-month mentorship program tailored to help applied machine learning …

Digital Health

Scripps' ResearchKit-based study looks at how genetic risk influences heart health decisions

Scientists at the Scripps Translational Science Institute and The Scripps Research Institute have launched an app-based research study that seeks to …

DNA

Dreamit Health unveils its ninth cohort of startups

Dreamit Health announced its ninth cohort with seven startups aiming to change the face of healthcare. There is also a new managing director for the …

Digital Health

Meditation app Oak launched by Kevin Rose

Joining the meditation app market is Oak from Kevin Rose, a Digg founder and True Ventures partner. Available as a free download, the application is …

Meditation

Digital therapeutics organizations band together to promote their industry

The Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHAlliance) and the newly formed Digital Therapeutics Alliance (DTA) have formed a strategic partnership to …

Digital Health

Validic Inform is the company's next-gen connectivity platform

Validic is launching a next-generation of its data connectivity platform, called Inform.<p>The platform provides a robust and scalable architecture, …

Nextgen

CDC's new app helps parents track child's development

CDC is not in the app-making business, so when they launch an app, we tend to listen.<p>And they did just that with Milestone Tracker, a free to …

Parenting

Cleveland Clinic, JumpStart, Plug and Play to launch a digital health/biotech accelerator

Cleveland Clinic and JumpStart have announced a three-year partnership with Silicon Valley's Plug and Play to create an accelerator focused on …

Digital Health

AMA launches a platform to connect physicians with health tech companies

As part of its ongoing work to shape and support effective digital health innovation, the American Medical Association (AMA) unveiled a new online …

Medical Technology

Zocdoc announces integration with Allscripts

Zocdoc announced a new integration with Allscripts, enabling a connection via API between Zocdoc's online scheduling platform and Allscripts clinical …

Health Care

Mercom: Digital health companies have raised $5.5B in VC funding YTD

After Rock Health and StartUp Health, we have Mercom Capital Group sharing its funding and M&A figures for the Healthcare IT / Digital Health sector …

Venture Capital

Wellpepper's Sugarpod wins Alexa Diabetes Challenge

The Alexa Diabetes Challenge winner has been announced; it's Wellpepper, which went home with $125,000 grand prize money for its Sugarpod product, a …

Diabetes

AMA unveils Integrated Health Model Initiative

American Medical Association (AMA) announced a new collaborative initiative to "unleash a new era of better, more effective patient care" by …

Medical Technology

MCMS, American Well team-up to integrate telehealth capabilities

Medtronic Care Management Services (MCMS) and American Well have entered into what they say is a first-of-its-kind strategic partnership to enable a …

Digital Health

Welltok enters the hospital market with acquisition of Tea Leaves Health

The consumer health enterprise SaaS company Welltok has acquired Tea Leaves Health from Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global. Georgia-based Tea …

Health Care

Janssen unveils iSTEP to improve trial efficiencies

Janssen Research & Development has established the Integrated Smart Trial & Engagement Platform (iSTEP), touting it as a first-of-its-kind …

Medicine