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News: Behavioral Health

Entrepreneur of the Week: Brenda Schmidt, Solera Health

As a startup, we saw a highly fragmented and congested chronic disease marketplace that could benefit from an integrator.

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Study Shows Loneliness is a Public Health Issue

Recent research from Brigham Young University found that loneliness and social isolation in adults presents a serious public health threat, […]

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Wearables Will Soon Hit Tipping Point for Improving Health and Longevity

Head-mounted wearables—which at first seemed destined mainly for revolutionizing gaming and entertainment—are quietly expanding into the health tech sector, notably […]

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The Four Elements of An Effective Health App

The past few years have seen an explosion of apps to meet a variety of digital health needs in telehealth, […]

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Two Mental Health Platforms Lead the Way on Evidence-Based Intervention, Raise Questions About Privacy

Mental health issues are a quiet drain on everything from healthcare dollars to workplace productivity. But two platforms are gaining […]

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4 Veterans of FinTech “Company Building” Launch Lab for Digital Health Startups

The four founders of the new Berlin-based Heartbeat Labs aim to build “pioneering healthtech companies,” according to its website. [The] […]

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Universities for the Elderly: A Chinese Innovation Combats Social Isolation, Improves Quality of Life

The world’s population is aging, and in at least one way, China has discovered a very effective way to keep […]

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Can Chatbots One Day be Our ‘Doctors’ on 24/7 Call?

This week, the BBC took a broad look at the trends in chatbot-powered health apps and pondered whether someday soon, […]

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Entrepreneur of the Week: Dr. Alison Darcy, Woebot Labs, Inc.

Woebot is an AI-powered chatbot that aims to tackle mental health like never before through routine social engagement, including simple conversations […]

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Before You Go in Search of Funding, Make Sure You Avoid These Three Red Flags

Mark Gilbert, founder and CEO of MBS Accounting Technology & Advisory, recently contributed a post to MedCity News on some […]

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