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By Heather Mack December 5, 2016
For people who have had an amputation, the phantom pain they experience in the missing limbs is as real as any other pain. However, treating pain at a source that is no longer there has long baffled scientists, and many existing therapies, including the use of implantable nerve stimulators or medications, offer no relief for many phantom pain sufferers. But a new study shows augmented reality may...
By Jonah Comstock December 5, 2016
Marlborough, Massachusetts-based pharma company Sunovion will use the Empatica Embrace, a wearable device for seizure detection, in a phase 4 clinical study of Aptiom, a drug meant to reduce seizures in people with epilepsy. “We believe that incorporating digital health technologies into traditional treatment paradigms has the potential to inform and enhance best practices and further empower...
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By Validic December 5, 2016
By: Chris Edwards, Chief Marketing Officer, Validic   The evidence in the market is clear: patient-generated health data (PGHD) is an essential tool for optimized care. As the volume of patient-generated data expands and care continues to move outside of the four walls of the hospital, health systems are increasingly leveraging PGHD to derive actionable insights and communicate with patients in...
By Heather Mack December 2, 2016
UK-based roadtohealth, which makes a health improvement app called Quealth, has announced it has completed a clinical validation study of the dementia risk assessment tool within the app. Quealth, which is free and available on both iOS and Android, guides users through lifestyle modification behaviors to reduce the risk of five major non-communicable but sometimes preventable diseases: type 2...
By Heather Mack December 2, 2016
Germantown, Maryland-based Senseonics, which is working on a long-term implantable continuous glucose monitor called Eversense, has expanded its exclusive distribution agreement with Roche. Now, Roche will have exclusive rights to promote, market and sell the Eversense product line to diabetes clinics and patients in in most of Europe (excluding Scandinavia and Finland), the Middle East (except...
By Heather Mack December 1, 2016
Madison, Wisconsin-based Propeller Health, which offers a digitally-guided respiratory therapy platform, has teamed up with Medical International Research (MIR) to offer several of the Italian health technology company’s mobile and clinical spirometers alongside the Propeller system. The addition of sprirometers will give Propeller a more complete vision of the people using their platform, which...
By Heather Mack December 1, 2016
Monitoring the everyday activity of people who have had a stroke is a challenge for doctors. So a team of researchers at the University of Twente in the Netherlands is working on a wearable tracker that can keep close tabs on patients as they recover – 41 tabs, to be exact. Doctoral student Bart Klaasen worked with an international team of healthcare professionals and engineers to develop a...
By Heather Mack December 1, 2016
Phoenix, Arizona-based Solera Health, which offers a marketplace for chronic disease management programs, has partnered with mobile diabetes prevention program Yes Health. Correction: An earlier version of this article mis-identified Yes Health as Solera's first all-mobile DPP. While Yes Health is all-mobile, it is not the only such offering on Solera's platform.  Yes Health’s offering, which is...
By Jonah Comstock November 30, 2016
Arianna Huffington's new Thrive Global venture, which officially launched today, has selected Doctor on Demand as its primary partner for telehealth. The partnership will include a place on Thrive Global's curated e-commerce platform for health and wellness products as well as a place in a physical popup store that will exist in New York City from December 1 through January 15, 2017. Announced...
By Heather Mack November 30, 2016
Telemedicine provider American Well has teamed up with Israel-based medical device maker TytoCare to combine video telehealth visits with remote examinations.  With the partnership, TytoCare’s examination platform will be integrated into American Well’s telehealth platform. In turn, TytoCare’s customers will have access to the network of healthcare providers who use American Well’s platform....