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By Jonah Comstock May 12, 2015
Pharma-related digital health news picked up this week. Boehringer Ingelheim has teamed up with Sutter Health to research COPD interventions; BioDelivery Science created an app to help users deal with prediction opioid addictions; and Canaan Partners' Julie Papanek talked to the Wall Street Journal about pharma's emerging role in digital health. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, the...
By Jonah Comstock February 17, 2015
California health system Sutter Health has launched a new iOS app that now includes telemedicine via MDLive, a company Sutter invested in early last year. The app, for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, includes a symptom checker, access to a My Health Online patient portal via Epic, and the aforementioned video visit capabilities. It also has geographic locators for doctors, labs, and other care...
By Brian Dolan January 22, 2014
Sunrise, Florida-based MDLive, which offers telehealth services including patient-to-physician remote visits via mobile devices, has raised $23.6 million in nw funding led by Heritage Group with participation from Sutter Health and Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors. The company's first strategic investor and connected care customer was Norfolk, Virginia-based healthcare system Sentara Healthcare,...
By Brian Dolan February 28, 2011
Each week the MobiHealthNews team picks a "quote of the week" (QOW) that we include in our free weekly newsletter. Since it's the end of the month, here's a roundup of the past two months' QOWs. Some are important for the content of the quote -- others are important simply because the person speaking is recognizing the potential of mobile health. US President Barack Obama, for example, recognized...
By Brian Dolan January 4, 2011
Northern California-based not-for-profit healthcare provider Sutter Health is now offering an iPhone application to its patients that enables them to access their medical records. The application, MyChart for iPhone, was developed by Epic Systems. The app interfaces with Sutter's Epic Systems electronic medical records (EMR) system to provide a Sutter Health network patient "instant access to his...