addiction apps

By Dave Muoio February 21, 2018
Integration of a practitioner-developed mobile health system within a primary care setting was well-received by substance use disorder (SUD) patients and generally improved outcomes, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research. However, the technology was not well adopted by clinicians due to its separation from pre-existing EHR workflows, the difficulty of...
By Dave Muoio January 2, 2018
Boston- and San Francisco-based Pear Therapeutics, maker of a prescription digital therapeutic platform, announced today the closure of $50 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Singapore-based investment company Temasek, with participation from returning investors 5AM Ventures, Arboretum Ventures, and JAZZ Venture Partners, as well as new partners Novartis, EDBI, and the Bridge...
By Brian Dolan August 26, 2014
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts has added a mobile and online offering, called OneHealth, to bolster its mental health and behavioral health programs. OneHealth offers members 24/7 structured peer support, education and tools to aide in the recovery from substance abuse, according to the health insurance company. The program uses social media and real-time tracking to monitor emotional...

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