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MyHealthTeams launches social network for people living with spondyloarthritis

MyHealthTeams has launched its latest social network, MySpondylitisTeam, which is made to connect people living with spondyloarthritis (SpA). …

Immunotherapy

Mercom: Digital health funding hits $7.2B globally in 2017

Mercom Capital Group has released its annual report on funding, and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the Healthcare IT / Digital Health …

Digital Health

Magellan Health to pilot PEAR Therapeutics' digital therapeutic reSET

Magellan Health — which is known for its digital innovation that help people struggling with various medical and behavioral conditions such as …

Digital Health

Google files a patent for a smart bathroom

We know Google wants a piece of the ever-growing healthcare pie, and the company's latest patent filing shows how the search giant wants to turn our …

Patents

Nokia Sleep announced at CES

Nokia Health, which was created as a result of the company's acquisition of Withings, used this year's CES to announce its new product – Nokia …

Mobile Technology

Rock Health: 2017 digital health funding approaching $6B

Soon after StartUp Health, we have Rock Health releasing its digital health funding figures for 2017. It too has found it to be the record-smashing …

Digital Health

Omron unveils a real blood-pressure smartwatch

Omron Healthcare has unveiled new products in personal heart health technology at the CES 2018, including the Omron HeartGuide, the first wearable …

Medical Technology

Neutrogena unveils dermatologist-grade at-home skin analysis tool

Neutrogena is debuting sophisticated skin imaging technology at CES to allow consumers to measure what's happening above and below their skin's …

Skin Care

WellDoc validates potential of BlueStar to reduce healthcare costs

WellDoc has clinically proven that hemoglobin A1C reductions for users of its BlueStar digital therapeutic with type 2 diabetes can translate into …

Medical Technology

StartUp Health: Digital health investment hits $11.5B in 2017

StartUp Health has released its year-end report, showing that digital health investment has reached new heights with $11.5B raised across 794 deals — …

Venture Capital

HealthTap for Good offers free doctor consultations to underprivileged populations

HealthTap, which dubs itself the world's first Health Operating System powered by the largest network of interactive doctors and Artificial …

Digital Health

New Samsung C-Lab projects to be unveiled at CES 2018

Samsung will be unveiling a few new C-lab projects as well as commercial products from seven spin-offs at this year's CES<p>"Since launching five years …

Mobile World Congress

IDC: Wearable device shipments to nearly double by 2021

The overall wearables market is expected to grow from 113.2 million shipments in 2017 to 222.3 million in 2021 with a compound annual growth rate …

Wearable Tech

Garmin vívofit 4 activity tracker announced

Garmin has unveiled its latest "daily activity tracker," the vívofit 4, with a 1+ year battery life and a sunlight-readable, always-on color display. …

Wearable Tech

Survey: Providers' adoption of telehealth isn't followed by patients' uptake

Hospitals and healthcare-delivery systems are embracing telehealth, having made substantial investments in infrastructure, training, and process …

Medical Technology

Accenture, Roche working together to enhance digital healthcare for cancer patients

Accenture and Roche have entered into an exclusive, multi-year collaborative services agreement, under which Accenture will provide digital data …

ASICS Studio is an audio app that brings the fitness-class experience to users

Sports equipment retailer ASICS has launched ASICS Studio, a mobile fitness app that offers unlimited access to on-demand workouts. The experience …

Shapa reimagines weight management with a display-less smart scale

There's a new contender in the consumer mHealth device space, called Shapa, which has just recently launched a connected scale without numbers. They …

Big Health, Castlight Health team-up to offer employee mental health solution

Big Health is partnering with health navigation platform provider Castlight Health in a deal that will see Castlight's 250+ employer clients being …

NYCEDC, HITLAB announce third class of the Digital Health Breakthrough Network

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC and HITLAB announced the third class of the Digital Health Breakthrough Network, an initiative …

Adidas closes down its fitness wearables division

Adidas has closed the business unit responsible for development of its sensor-enabled footwear and wearable devices, according to the Portland …

PULSE@MassChallenge unveils 2018 cohort of digital health startups

MassChallenge, which dubs itself as the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, unveiled the 32 digital health startups joining the 2018 …

Doctor.com and Connect Healthcare merge to deliver a unified solution

Doctor.com and Connect Healthcare are merging to consolidate operations under the Doctor.com brand. The merger builds on a strong partnership the two …

Xenco Medical unveils TraumaGPS, the first trauma surgery delivery app for spinal implant systems

Xenco Medical — which is on a mission to transform surgical procedures and healthcare logistics through its use of materials science in single-use …

Research: 83% of U.S. physicians have had a cyber-attack in their practices

Eighty-three percent of U.S. physicians have experienced some form of a cyber-security attack, according to the new research from Accenture and the …

Humana's RxMentor aims to improve medication management and safety

Humana has released a new tool to let its members more easily keep a list of their medications in one place. Called RxMentor, it helps members stay …

Google PTSD screening tool launched in partnership with VA and NAMI

It is estimated that about 14 million adults in the U.S. will experience Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in any given year. The condition can …

Fitbit Ionic gets an update, new clock faces and apps

Fitbit has announced a software update for its Ionic smartwatch, alongside many new watch faces and apps — including those made by the likes of …

Penn Medicine launches CareKit-based app for bariatric surgery patients

The road to bariatric surgery is full of challenges as patients are required to track steps and exercise, record caloric and water intake, monitor …