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StayWell and Vitals Each Acquire Patient Engagement Tools by Splitting MedHelp Down the Middle

As the drive toward consumer-based healthcare continues, both StayWell and Vitals have made moves to expand their patient engagement tools […]

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Two Ways Tech Can Extend the ‘Healthspan’ of Older Adults

This week, Joseph C. Kvedar, MD offered MobiHealthNews a sneak peek of two fundamental concepts he discusses in his new book, […]

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Cigna, UnitedHealthcare Dive Deep on Shifting to Patient-Centered Care

During Health 2.0’s annual fall conference last week, both Cigna and UnitedHealthcare dove into what it really means for the […]

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Digital Rehab Market Consolidates as EMR Platform WebPT Acquires PRM Platform StriveHub

Virtual physical therapy has a promising future. A recent report by The Global Wellness Institute found that the digital health […]

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Housing That Lessens Loneliness

The headlines are roaring with research about the impact of social isolation and loneliness on older adults. Studies show that […]

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Optimism Grows that Conversational Agents Can Improve Mental Healthcare

There is a new machine learning capability getting a lot of buzz for its potential to provide mental healthcare to […]

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Mental Health & Wellness Tech Come of Age as VCs Back Series A & B Rounds

Compared to many other digital health sectors, those promoting mental wellbeing or mental health treatment are relative newcomers, but according […]

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Care Coordination Platform Fitango Health Adds ‘Social Determinants’ Module

Two-year-old chronic care management platform, Fitango Health, aims to provides “a highly integrated care management and member engagement solution.” Its goal […]

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Home Healthcare Provider Sees Great Promise in Alexa Pilot

A California-based home healthcare provider Libertana reports it is seeing positive results just eight weeks into its pilot with Amazon’s […]

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Public Transportation Offers Challenges for Older Adults

Any New York City commuter will tell you that the U.S. public transit system has issues. For older adults, those […]

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