Laura Lovett

MySugr and Novo Nordisk
By  Laura Lovett 02:53 pm April 7, 2021
Roche's diabetes management app mySugr's Logbook is now integrating with Novo Nordisk's connected insulin pens: the NovoPen 6 and NovoPen Echo Plus. Patients will be able connect the mySugr Logbook to their smart-pen device in order to create more data set and reports with more insights. According to the companies, the goal is to be able to share more insights with healthcare providers in order...
Family on telemedicine
By  Laura Lovett 01:15 pm April 7, 2021
Insurtech company Bright Health has snapped up telehealth startup Zipnosis for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition, which was first reported by MedCityNews, signals that the unicorn health insurance company is looking to strengthen its foothold in the telemedicine market. According to a release by Zipnosis' financial officer, Cain Brothers, this deal will allow Bright Health to deliver...
Healthcare funding
By  Laura Lovett 03:12 pm April 6, 2021
Digital healthcare billing company Inbox Health scored $15 million in a Series A funding led by Commerce Ventures with participation from Vertical Venture Partners, Healthy Ventures, Collaborative Fund, Fairview Capital, CT Innovations and I2BF Global Ventures. This news comes roughly a year after the company closed its $3.5 million seed funding round. WHAT IT DOES The company is centered on...
Deals
By  Laura Lovett 11:56 am April 6, 2021
Digital therapeutics company Pear Therapeutics is looking to integrate digital biomarkers, machine learning algorithms and sensor-based technologies into its platform thanks to new licensing deals and partnerships. The Boston-based DTx company has inked collaboration deals with Empatica and etectRx, as well as licensing tech from KeyWise. Specifically, Pear's collaboration with Empatica will...
Olive Union
By  Laura Lovett 03:08 pm April 5, 2021
Hearing health company Olive Union landed $7 million in its Series B funding round. Beyond Next Ventures, Bonds Investment Groups and Japan Policy Finance Corporation led the round. This news comes just months after the company released its latest smart wearable, the Olive Pro, which doubles as hearing aids and wireless earbuds. According to the company, this new round brings the total raise to $...
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By  Laura Lovett 11:51 am April 5, 2021
Canadian digital health company WELL Health Technologies has acquired medical software company Intrahealth Systems for just over $19 million. As part of the deal, WELL Health will integrate Intrahealth Systems' EMR and clinical healthcare software into its services. Intrahealth works with a number of stakeholders, including health systems, public health centers and community centers. According to...
Nanox
By  Laura Lovett 12:25 pm April 2, 2021
Israeli imaging startup Nanox has landed FDA clearance for its single-source digital X-ray Nanox.ARC, the company announced today. Nanox came on the imaging scene pitching to lower costs and sell its system via a price-per-scan model. The company’s system combines an in-hospital scanning device with a companion cloud software tool. The X-ray device, which just landed the single-source clearance,...
Facebook Vaccine frames
By  Laura Lovett 01:46 pm April 1, 2021
With a focus on travel during the pandemic, Apple Maps will now be displaying coronavirus airport travel guidance on airport place cards. The new initiative incorporates data from Airports Council International, and provides information about regulations and health measures such as face coverings, tests and quarantines. "The recovery of air travel will rely on passenger confidence in the industry...
Scientist in lab
By  Laura Lovett 02:19 pm March 31, 2021
Over the last year, digital has transformed the caregiver experience, but pharma has also been undergoing a metamorphosis in order to reach patients. During the pandemic, life science companies were pushed to reconfigure their care in order to meet the needs of some of the most at-risk patients. MobiHealthNews sat down with the leader of pharma giant Otsuka's Global Clinical Development on...
Uprise Health
By  Laura Lovett 01:54 pm March 30, 2021
This morning IBH, a tech-enabled population health platform, announced its plans to acquire digital mental health company Uprise. Both companies work in the employer health space and focus in on behavioral health. As part of the acquisition, IBH will take ownership of Uprise's platform, which enables mental healthcare via self-guided modules, live coaching and in-person therapy. Employees can...