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Echo Health Ventures Aims to Fix Today’s “Broken” Digital Health Venture Model

The data is in: digital health funding saw its highest levels ever in 2016. The question is–what does it indicate? […]

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Livongo Secures $52.5M, Looks to Expand Abroad and Beyond Diabetes

With this $52.5 million, Livongo Health will have raised a total of $140 million to date, much of it from […]

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Buoy Launches AI-Powered Symptom Checking App

Buoy officially launched in August of 2016 but operated in stealth mode for the past several months, during which it […]

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Trulia Co-founder Officially Launches Virta Health, a Telehealth Startup Aiming to Cure Type II Diabetes

Sami Inkinen, co-founder of online real estate platform Trulia, was drawn to trying to cure Type II Diabetes when he […]

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Survey: Patients Want Provider Access to Full Health Record, Including Data from Digital Health Devices

It is conventional wisdom that when confronted with a truly transformative technology, most people will first find it intrusive and […]

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Despite “Uber-ization” of Telemedicine, It’s Still Very Promising

Telemedicine, or telehealth as it is sometimes called, holds great promise for medically underserved populations, like the elderly or rural […]

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New Home Health Assistant Launched by Lenovo Health — Orbita Collaboration

Another home health assistant is on the horizon, this time as the product of a collaboration between Lenovo’s Smart Assistant […]

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Guest Voices: Dr. Shai Gozani of NeuroMetrix On Thinking Beyond a “one size fits all” Approach to Treating Chronic Pain

As it stands, more than 1.5 billion people worldwide suffer from chronic pain. And while the United States spends $600 […]

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Nokia Announces IoT ‘Patient Care’ Platform and Rebranding of Withings’ Health Mate App, Products

The World Mobile Congress begins today in Barcelona, Spain where Consumer Internet of Things is one of seven highlighted themes. The […]

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Fitbit Looks to Develop Smartwatch, Emphasizing Healthcare Partnerships as Way to Shore Up Lagging Sales

In December and January, Fitbit announced two important healthcare partnerships: one with UnitedHealthcare to offer a customized Fitbit Charge 2 […]

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