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Woebot Closes $8M Series A Round

The lovable therapy chat bot Woebot is making waves. Last June, JMIR Publications released a study last June by the Stanford […]

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Microsoft to Trial AI-powered Healthcare Chatbot

Microsoft has announced the first trial of its healthcare chatbot service. The service aims to improve quality of care and […]

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Chatbots Provide Mental Health Support

A recent article in the Seattle Times discusses the growing trend of “robot therapists”- chatbots programmed to provide mental health […]

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MDLive Launches Telehealth Registration Chatbot

MDLive, a HIPAA-compliant online healthcare platform launched in 2009 to provide access to on-demand virtual care, announced the launch of […]

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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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5 New Digital Health Tools for Better Health and Nutrition

Medical Futurist recently surveyed five digital devices aimed at helping us choose better foods and consume them more smartly. #1: […]

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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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AI-Powered Chatbot Your.MD Raises $10M to Expand Marketplace Functionality

London-based Your.MD considers itself first a foremost a free health information service, but they have also added a marketplace hub […]

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Chatbots Reach New Benchmark in Mental Health Treatment with Woebot

In the broader news sphere, chatbots mainly get press for their futuristic sexiness—their joke-telling, weather-checking, and thermostat-managing functions. In the […]

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Conversa’s Doctor-to-Patient Platform Gets $8M Round of Funding

San Francisco-based Conversa Health will use the funds to make improvements to the platform and to scale up its operations in Portland, […]

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