digital health news

By MHN Staff 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. ...
By Jonah Comstock March 18, 2016
The third and final of our special HIMSS16 podcasts is here. During our week in Las Vegas, we conducted a slew of onsite interviews, asking a range of attendees what they thought was important at the show, and in digital health in general. We spoke with Andrew Thompson, CEO of Proteus Digital Health; Angie Stevens, executive director of telehealth at Kaiser Permanente; Alan Portela, CEO of...
By MHN Staff October 2, 2015
The third quarter of 2015 was another big one for digital health, with $689 million in funding raised by 49 different companies. Read ahead for an exhaustive recap of the quarter with links to MobiHealthNews coverage of notable events throughout. If you’d prefer to navigate to a particular section, here’s where you can find our digital health news round-up section for payor news, pharma news,...
By Jonah Comstock August 13, 2015
Digital health services often aim to help lower the cost of care and improve outcomes, but they also help savvy healthcare organizations acquire new patients, members, or customers. In recent years, text messaging, symptom navigator or appointment booking apps, remote video visit services, and many other digital health offerings have helped health groups acquire new patients or members. In this...
By Brian Dolan July 28, 2015
Digital health services often aim to help lower the cost of care and improve outcomes, but they also help savvy healthcare organizations acquire new patients, members, or customers. In recent years, text messaging, symptom navigator or appointment booking apps, remote video visit services, and many other digital health offerings have helped health groups acquire new patients or members. In this...
By Brian Dolan June 26, 2015
The first six months of 2015 have been chock-full of digital health news. What follows is an exhaustive recap of the first half of the year with links to MobiHealthNews coverage of notable events throughout. If you'd prefer to navigate to a particular section, here's where you can find our digital health news round-up section for payor news, pharma news, government and regulatory news, mergers...
By Brian Dolan May 19, 2015
Headlines during the first six months of 2015 touted increasing provider acceptance of patient generated health data, new remote care reimbursement codes, the rise of the smartwatch thanks to a certain major consumer electronics company, a cooling digital health investment trend, notable mergers and acquisitions and much, much more. If you haven't had time to keep up -- or could benefit from a...
By Brian Dolan April 16, 2015
After spending a few days in Chicago at the HIMSS 15 event, the MobiHealthNews team has rounded up all the mobile and digital health news that came out of the always noisy conference. Here's our list of news announcements, reports from the keynote stage, recaps of sideline conversations, and more from the past week. WebMD's first medication reminders app is for the Apple Watch: WebMD announced...
By Brian Dolan February 20, 2015
An October report from the Psilos Group suggested that payors now need to figure out how to better serve individuals, not just as end users but as customers. In the last six months, we've seen payors doing just that, with almost every major payor upgrading its apps to bring added features to their members and other consumers, or potential members. A number of payors partnered with Samsung to...
By Brian Dolan January 9, 2015
Health devices were a bigger deal at CES last year: After compiling a thorough roundup of health device news from CES 2015, the MobiHealthNews team has concluded that last year's event had bigger and more novel launches. While 2014 was the year that big consumer technology companies debuted health devices and a majority of CES attendees seemed to discover digital health for the first time, this...