MobiHealthNews

MobiHealthNews, founded in 2008, has quickly become the leading provider of news, commentary, online events and research for the global mobile health community. The company works hard to deliver one of the best curated and most insightful publications focused on digital health today. MobiHealthNews has a growing audience of more than 80,000 unique monthly readers; an in-depth collection of paid content reports, including: mObesity, The Coming Medical Tablet War, Professional iPhone Medical Apps, Consumer Health Apps, and State of the Industry 2012; and a popular series of online events that have focused on What Makes A Health App Effective, Mobile Health Trends for 2012, Mobile Health & Meaningful Use, and more.

May 17, 2018
Speaker proposals are being accepted for the Healthcare Security Forum, in Boston, Oct. 15-16, and the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, Boston, Oct. 22-23 until Friday, May 25.   Both events offer cutting-edge speakers, the latest in healthcare technology, best practices and operational ideas to bring back to your organization. Click here to submit your proposals to the Healthcare...
May 16, 2018
A free tool against substance abuse. Northwell Health and the Center on Addiction have jointly launched a health care app specifically designed to guide providers when screening patients for substance use disorder. Called the SBIRT (Screening, Brief, Intervention, and Referral to Treatment) for Health Professionals app, the tool contains a standardized set of questions to ask patients when trying...
April 13, 2018
Last quarter, the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Veterans Affairs have both continued to seek public and private partnerships and investigate new technology. Despite controversy over the firing of former VA Secretary Dr. David J. Shulkin, and external criticism from former Vice President Joe Biden toward the Trump administration for taking too long with...
April 13, 2018
Pharma companies have been eying digital health with interest, and the first quarter of 2018 was no exception. With the exception of some medication adherence-focused technologies — such as an edible QR code intended to assist with medication dosing — news tended to center around digitally-enabled clinical trials, rollouts or pilots of pharma-focused digital tools, and major deals or...
April 6, 2018
In the last quarter the FDA gave the nod to 10 digital health devices. Innovations that aimed to help diabetes management were popular, ranging from the first integrated continuous glucose monitor, which was put out by Dexcom, to Glooko’s insulin titration tool.  Not all FDA news this quarter was good news. In February Roche’s Accu-Check Connect Diabetes Management App was recalled by the FDA for...
March 6, 2018
HIMSS TV kicked off its live programming from the HIMSS18 show floor on Tuesday. Tune in below to pick up the live stream. Here is the Tuesday program lineup: Hot @ HIMSS Live updates on the day's events, trends and buzz The Pulse of HIMSS Interviews and insights from influencers in the industry HIMSS on the Record Panel discussions on industry topics Connected Health Success     Examine...
February 28, 2018
HIMSS18 marks the launch of HIMSS TV, the first online broadcasting network focused on global innovation and how information and technology are driving change in healthcare. HIMSS TV will feature news from HIMSS18 as well as a host of exclusive insights, keynote highlights and expert interviews. HIMSS TV can be viewed on HIMSS social channels, on HIMSS MEdia brands Healthcare IT News,...
February 6, 2018
HIMSS Media is currently accepting speaking proposals for three events: The HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit in Washington, D.C., the HIMSS Big Data and Healthcare Analytics Forum in San Francisco, and the HIMSS Healthcare Security Forum in San Francisco. This is a great opportunity to share your research and digital health success stories. HIMSS Precision Medicine Summit: Call for Speaking...
January 30, 2018
HIMSS is now accepting speaking proposals for the Precision Medicine Summit, May 17-18 in Washington, DC. Precision medicine is one of the hottest and most transformative topics in healthcare, and over two days, speakers will share their work, discuss industry trends, and, importantly, address what healthcare must do to make precision medicine — and personalized care — an everyday part of primary...
December 29, 2017
This was an impressive year for digital health investment. In total, MobiHealthNews covered 224 companies’ funding announcements constituting just over $5 billion in investments — roughly twice the amount we saw last year. Fifty-two of these funding announcements were in the first quarter of the year ($1.32 billion), 81 in the second ($2.58 billion), 53 in the third ($579 million), and 38 in the...