MHN Staff

January 13, 2017
From groundbreaking legislation on chronic condition management and telemedicine to partnerships with innovative technology companies, payers made gains towards playing a larger role in digital health advancements in 2016. Previously, we rounded up all payer-related news for the first quarter, the second, and third, and here is our list of all coverage in the last quarter of 2016.   Taking...
December 9, 2016
This story has been updated to include several acquisitions that were omitted accidentally, as well as new ones that have broken since it was originally published. Just like last year, 2016 ended up being a big year for acquisitions. With 45 acquisitions, that beats out 2015's total of 36, and many were from high-profile, attention-grabbing companies such as Google, Fitbit and Philips.  In the...
October 12, 2016
HIMSS is now accepting speaker proposals for the Digital and Personal Connected Health @ HIMSS 17 event in Orlando on February 19 and 20. The event is a collaboration between MobiHealthNews and the Personal Connected Health Alliance (PCHA). The two-day event will include keynotes, leadership panels and case studies. Sessions will explore the promise of digital/connected health and demonstrate how...
April 14, 2016
As we do every quarter, MobiHealthNews has rounded up our Q1 2016 coverage into a handful of longform stories. This section is on M&A. Skip ahead using these links to read Q1 digital health news roundups about providers, payers, pharma, and funding. This quarter, MobiHealthNews covered 11 acquisitions — 10 disclosed during this quarter as well as one we discovered and broke a year after it...
April 14, 2016
As we do every quarter, MobiHealthNews has rounded up our Q1 2016 coverage into a handful of longform stories. This section is on funding. Skip ahead using these links to read Q1 digital health news roundups about providers, payers, pharma, and M&A. In the first quarter of 2016, MobiHealthNews tracked funding for digital health companies that totaled at least $770 million. Some deals were...
April 14, 2016
As we do every quarter, MobiHealthNews has rounded up our Q1 2016 coverage into a handful of longform stories. This section is on payer-related digital health news. Skip ahead using these links to read Q1 roundups focused on providers, pharma, M&A and funding. Public payers HS Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced at the tail end of the quarter that Medicare will cover the Diabetes Prevention...
April 14, 2016
As we do every quarter, MobiHealthNews has rounded up our Q1 2016 coverage into a handful of longform stories. This section is on pharma. Skip ahead using these links to read Q1 digital health news roundups about providers, payers, M&A and funding. Novartis Novartis announced a partnership with Qualcomm Life, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, to develop a connected version of its inhaler, Breezhaler...
April 14, 2016
As we do every quarter, MobiHealthNews has rounded up our Q1 2016 coverage into a handful of longform stories. This section is focused on provider-related digital health news. Skip ahead using these links to read Q1 digital health news roundups about M&A, payers, pharma, and funding. Big movers in Q1: Apple, Harvard and Stanford   Apple once again made some big announcements this quarter that...
April 8, 2016
More and more, pharma companies are making real bets in digital health, and reorganizing their businesses to put some power behind those efforts. The space is, in some ways, quieter than it was this time last year, but there’s reason to believe that quiet is a calm before a storm of activity, driven more by pharma’s tendency to keep early-stage projects close to the chest than by a lack of...
March 18, 2016
The big HIMSS 2016 annual conference has come and gone, but if you were worried you may have missed some of the digital health news, trends, or memorable quotes that surfaced at the event, MobiHealthNews has you covered. The roundup below includes all of MobiHealthNews' coverage of HIMSS 2016 along with a few links out to our sister site Healthcare IT News and others reporting from the show. ...