digital health patient engagement

By Dave Muoio November 13, 2017
A software platform developed at Mount Sinai comprising of a mobile app for patients and a decision support dashboard for practitioners can improve inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients’ quality of care, according to clinical data recently presented at the Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Conference. By implementing tools that allow care teams to monitor symptoms and more conveniently...
By Heather Mack November 29, 2016
Phoenix, Arizona-based Orb Health, which makes a care coordination platform for population health management, has raised $3.2 million in Series A funding in a round led by Mt Vernon Investments, with participation from some returning seed investors including Green Park & Golf. The funding will be used to further Orb’s partnership growth with health systems and physician-owned practices....
By Heather Mack October 26, 2016
Cincinnati, Ohio-based PatientPoint, maker of engagement platforms for providers and patients, has introduced a new physician-facing app designed to enhance doctor performance and the patient-physician interaction. The app, PatientPoint 360, pulls together the company’s earlier product offerings: PatientPoint Access, which is a physician medical news digital screen that keep doctors on top of the...
By MobiHealthNews September 30, 2016
This week in Santa Clara marked the 10th anniversary for Health 2.0, a health tech conference held every year in Silicon Valley to explore the progress being made in the digital health space and the challenges that remain. MobiHealthNews was onsite all four days of the conference and below we’ve rounded up our coverage of the event, plus quite a few presentations and bits of news that didn’t make...
By Aditi Pai May 2, 2016
Brecksville, Ohio-based healthcare services company MedData (not to be confused with Medidata) has acquired Columbus, Ohio-based patient engagement company Duet Health. “This is a game changer for our clients,” MedData CEO Ann Barnes said in a statement. “This acquisition immediately gives hospitals and providers access to some of the best tools available and a technology platform that will...
By Jonah Comstock February 10, 2015
A new report from Chilmark Research shows that the state of affairs in patient engagement is best summed up by the overused paraphrase of the William Gibson quote: The future is here, it's just not very widely distributed. After speaking to about a dozen healthcare vendors and their customers, report author Naveen Rao found that for any given patient engagement technology, outside of the most...