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Healthgrades' CareChats aims to automate patient-provider communication between visits

Healthgrades CareChats is the newly announced digital solution that allows patients and providers to communicate between visits.<p>Created in …

mHealth

American Well's AW10 wows to close the gap between in-person and telehealth visits

American Well announced its newest enterprise telehealth release, AW10, with an initial focus on minimizing the time a doctor operates telehealth …

mHealth

MAP, Lief Therapeutics team-up to track anxiety in Substance Use Disorder patients

MAP Health Management have announced a strategic partnership with Lief Therapeutics to address elevated anxiety levels in people with addiction who …

Maps

Medici launches messaging app to connect providers and patients

Medici is officially launching its HIPAA-compliant messaging app for providers and patients in all 50 states.<p>The application allows users to invite …

Informatics

Telehealth company MDLive hit with a class-action lawsuit over patient privacy

Sunrise, Florida-based telehealth service provider MDLive is apparently facing a class-action lawsuit over allegations it does not protect the …

Health Care

Zoom launches cloud-based telehealth solution that integrates with Epic

Zoom Video Communications has developed what it says is the industry's first scalable, cloud-based video telehealth service, Zoom for Telehealth, …

Informatics

Zillion Health taps Vidyo for face-to-face video communications

Population health management company Zillion Health has teamed-up with video collaboration technology provider Vidyo to power the face-to-face video …

Informatics

PlushCare's Lemur is apparently the first-ever EMR for the telehealth industry

Direct-to-consumer online urgent care provider PlushCare launched Lemur, which is reportedly the first ever electronic medical record (EMR) for the …

Informatics

AI-powered doctor app and telemedicine service Ada launches in the UK

After six years in the making, Ada Digital Health — a London and Berlin-based health tech startup — is launching its AI-powered doctor offering in …

Informatics

Alphabet preparing for 10,000-people Project Baseline study

Verily — which used to be known as Google's Life Sciences division — has (re)launched the Project Baseline with a bold goal to expand our knowledge …

Google

Arkansas Surgical Hospital taps PeerWell to help joint replacement candidates

PeerWell — which provides a mobile-enabled platform (PreHab) that helps patients prepare for surgery so they can recover faster — is teaming-up with …

Health Care

Figure 1 launches sponsored content offering

Figure 1, which is often referred to as Instagram for doctors, has launched the sponsored content offering as a way to monetize on its rapidly …

Advertising

Monsenso, Gen Re team-up to bring mHealth solution to insurance

Copenhagen-based Monsenso has teamed-up with reinsurance company Gen Re to help insurance companies take advantage of Monsenso's mHealth solution, …

Insurance

WellDoc's diabetes management app BlueStar C coming to Samsung Health

WellDoc has scored a deal with Samsung to integrate its consumer diabetes health app, BlueStar C, with the recently launched Samsung Health platform. …

Digital Health

Monitored Therapeutics' GoSpiro Home Spirometer clears the FDA

Remote patient management company Monitored Therapeutics has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its GoSpiro Home Spirometer. This is the first …

Digital Health

Healthbox's Horizon Scan aims to make it easier for healthcare organizations to source digital health solutions

Healthbox has launched Horizon Scan, a sourcing tool that provides healthcare organizations with a platform to find and evaluate innovative digital …

Informatics

Mercom: Digital health funding hits $1.6B in Q1 2017

After Rock Health, we have another set of digital health funding and M&A figures to share, this time brought to us by Mercom Capital Group. Unlike …

Venture Capital

Verily Study Watch announced with a bunch of sensors

We know that Google has been working on its smart watch for quite some time. Not the Android Wear platform mind you, but an actual device that is …

Digital Health

Alexa Diabetes Challenge launched to make life easier for diabetics

Amazon Web Services and Merck have launched a developer competition to harness artificial intelligence for diabetics.<p>Powered by Luminary Labs, the …

Amazon Web Services

Humana, Happify to provide digital behavioral health services to people with chronic conditions

Humana and Happify Health have partnered to deliver emotional health support to chronic heart condition patients through a digital intervention …

Health Care

Garmin vívosmart 3 could be the best entry-level tracker, ever

Garmin announced the vívosmart 3, its latest mass-market activity tracker with an ultra-slim design and a "hidden display that's only on when you …

Litmus Health unveils a free version of its platform for academic researchers

Academic studies and trials often run at smaller scales, but still generate enough data to make manual patient data collection and management efforts …

Big Data

HealthPartners, Welltok team-up to offer a personalized health experience

HealthPartners and Welltok have entered into a multi-year partnership that will allow HealthPartners to offer a more personalized health experience …

Digital Health

NextGen to acquire Entrada for $34M in cash

NextGen Healthcare Information Systems, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Quality Systems, is acquiring Entrada for approximately $34 million. …

Informatics

Best Doctors to provide virtual expert second opinions to Highmark members

Best Doctors will provide virtual expert second opinions for Highmark members and their physicians dealing with rare or complex medical conditions. …

Health Care

Apple glucose sensor tech in development?

Apple may be working to include glucose sensing technology to some future version of Apple Watch. According to a recent CNBC report, the …

Glucose

Self-funded team wins the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition

The winner of the $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE competition has been announced — it is Final Frontier Medical Devices, which won the $2.6 million …

Digital Health

PatientsLikeMe, Shire working together to study rare genetic diseases

PatientsLikeMe and Shire have teamed-up to support the development of a patient-centered, real world health learning system that expands …

Genetics

Red Cross' Blood Donor app hits the 1 million downloads milestone

The American Red Cross announced that more than one million smartphone users have downloaded its free Blood Donor App which resulted in approximately …

Nonprofits