Boston-based Akili Interactive Labs has announced positive results from the largest clinical trial of its video game-based pediatric ADHD treatment yet. In light of these data, the company announced that it now plans to file AKL-T01, also known as Project: Evo ADHD Treatment, for FDA clearance as a novel treatment for children and adolescents with ADHD
Parent-operated smartphone photography could be another tool for diagnosing pediatric dermatology patients, according to findings in a recent study published by JAMA.
The study found that the overall concordance between photograph-based vs in-person diagnosis was 83 percent.
With billions of dollars and countless hours of human effort spent each year validating new drugs, devices, and medical interventions, it’s little surprise that the healthcare industry is turning to technology to streamline the process.
Health engagement company, Revel, just landed $17 million in funding led by TT Capital.
The Minneapolis-based company caters primarily to payers, including large enterprises. It also sells its product to risk-based providers.
A six-month medical transportation collaboration between Cigna-HealthSpring and Lyft has resulted in 14,500 free rides and more than 90 percent member satisfaction rate.
Lyft has been transporting Cigna-HealthSpring Medicare Advantage members to doctor's appointments and the pharmacy in seven states and the District of Columbia since May.
A recent data analysis by Evidation Health found that by using wearables, researchers could track activity characteristics associated with co-morbid mental health illness symptoms among people with diabetes.
Telemedicine company MDLive launched Sophie, an AI-powered chatbot, this week. Though the chatbot is currently usable only for registration, the company has big plans to build out its functionality into a full-featured personal health assistant.
In recent years pagers have gone out of vogue as more and more hospitals have adopted smartphone messaging systems to communicate. But while "bring your own device" (BYOD) was once the trend, hospitals are increasingly moving toward hospital-owned, purpose-built smartphones.
Modernizing Medicine, maker of specialty-specific mobile product suites, announced that it has joined Xcertia, a standards body for mobile apps that launched by the American Medical Association, HIMSS, and others at the 2016 Connected Health Conference. Within the collaboration, the company and other participants will work to develop guidelines and resources to support consumers and clinicians’ mobile health app selection.