MobiHealthNews

MobiHealthNews, founded in 2008, has quickly become the leading provider of news, commentary, online events and research for the global mobile health community. The company works hard to deliver one of the best curated and most insightful publications focused on digital health today. MobiHealthNews has a growing audience of more than 80,000 unique monthly readers; an in-depth collection of paid content reports, including: mObesity, The Coming Medical Tablet War, Professional iPhone Medical Apps, Consumer Health Apps, and State of the Industry 2012; and a popular series of online events that have focused on What Makes A Health App Effective, Mobile Health Trends for 2012, Mobile Health & Meaningful Use, and more.

By MobiHealthNews 03:10 pm November 19, 2020
This morning Medable, a digital platform focused on decentralizing clinical trials for the life science industry, announced a whopping $91 million Series C funding. The new round was led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from GSR Ventures, PPD, Inc and Streamline Ventures. In total the digital health company has raked in $136 million. The Palo Alto, California-based startup has created a...
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By MobiHealthNews 02:43 pm November 11, 2020
Healthcare voice AI company Suki recently fleshed out its leadership team with six new appointments. Chief among these are Tracy Rentz, former VP of implementation at Evolent Health, as Suki's VP of customer success and operations; former Qventus Regional Director Brian Duffy as Suki's director of Sales-East; and Brent Jarkowski, previously the senior client development director at Kyyrus, as...
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By MobiHealthNews 11:46 am November 6, 2020
In today's HIMSSCast we're once again looking at the COVID-19 telehealth boom, but this time through the lens of staffing and workforce. Host Jonah Comstock and MobiHealthNews Managing Editor Laura Lovett are joined by Michelle Davey, CEO of Wheel, to discuss how a rise in virtual care is changing how physicians work. This episode is brought to you by AmWell. Talking points: What Wheel does. How...
By MobiHealthNews 03:26 pm October 9, 2020
While the third quarter of 2020 may not be remembered for its volume of M&A deals, it will likely be bookmarked as a clear example of front-runner consolidation within digital health.  Over the last three months, MobiHealthNews tracked and covered only nine confirmed M&A deals, plus one credibly reported acquisition (not counting deals involving special purpose acquisition companies [...
By MobiHealthNews 11:42 am October 9, 2020
With its recent launch of the Digital Health Center for Excellence, the FDA has shown a new spotlight on its ongoing work of changing how the regulation of digital health and digital therapeutics works, to better match the realities of modern technology. But is the organization taking the right steps for the right reasons? Or is it heading into dangerous territory for developers and their end...
By MobiHealthNews 02:41 pm October 2, 2020
The first six months of the year have painted a picture of extraordinary investor interest in digital health, but no quarter has made a stronger case than the past three months of record-breaking fundraising. In Q3 2020, MobiHealthNews covered an unprecedented 109 investment deals and announcements that brought a total of more than $4.6 billion to digital health startups and health tech...
By MobiHealthNews 01:51 pm September 25, 2020
It's a bit of a pot pourri this week as the MobiHealthNews team shares some of what it's heard at a variety of (virtual, of course) industry events. First, host Jonah Comstock recaps what Apple announced at its product launch event last week, then Associate Editors Dave Muoio and Mallory Hackett discuss the Digital Therapeutics East event. Last, Managing Editor Laura Lovett and Jonah talk about...
By MobiHealthNews 02:41 pm September 11, 2020
AmWell and GoodRx seem to be ushering in a second wave of digital health IPOs. Why is this happening now? And who's next? With Healthbox President and HIMSS EVP Neil Patel as their guest, the MobiHealth team (host Jonah Comstock, Managing Editor Laura Lovett and Associate Editor Mallory Hackett) dive into these questions and more. Plus, in the second half of the show, they discuss Amazon Halo,...
By MobiHealthNews 02:59 pm September 3, 2020
From my family to your doctor. Today marked the broad launch of FamHis, a white-label mobile platform for helping clinicians gather and reference a patient's family history. Comprised of a free patient app and a provider portal, users and their families store and share their health records securely. Meanwhile, clinicians reviewing the data will receive an auto-generated pedigree and notifications...
By MobiHealthNews 02:02 pm August 17, 2020
Each year, Inc. publishes its list of 5,000 fastest growing private companies – and each year, MobiHealthNews combs through the collection to pull out as many health tech companies as we can find.  Although much of the draw of the Inc. 5,000 has been the chance to get an inside peek at the yearly revenue data of private companies, this year the publication has changed its format so that only...