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.

Board meeting
By  MobiHealthNews 03:18 pm May 11, 2021
Dr. Maulik Majmuda has joined Boston-based virtual care and digital therapeutics company Biofourmis as its chief medical officer, the company announced this week.  Prior to this new role, Majmudar served as medical office at Amazon, where he led the development and launch of Amazon Halo. He also completed a stint at Massachusetts General Hospital as an associate director of the Healthcare...
Podcast guest Unity Stoakes
By  MobiHealthNews 11:33 am April 23, 2021
Host Jonah Comstock, MobiHealthNews Managing Editor Laura Lovett and MobiHealthNews Associate Mallory Hackett welcome StartUp Health President Unity Stoakes to discuss Q1 2021 digital health funding. With more than $7 billion raised according to MobiHealthNews' tracker and more than $8 billion according to StartUp's, we can all agree it was an impressive quarter. But how do those numbers compare...
Stethoscope, money and a calculator.
By  MobiHealthNews 03:08 pm April 15, 2021
At-home digital fitness studio Tempo has raised $220 million in its recently closed Series C funding round. SoftBank Vision Fund 2 led the round with additional participation from new investor Steadfast Capital Ventures and returning investors DCM, General Catalyst, Norwest Venture Partners, and Bling Capital. Tempo plans to use the money to continue enhancing its artificial intelligence and 3D...
Piggy bank
By  MobiHealthNews 02:55 pm April 2, 2021
Digital health funding continued to explode in the first quarter of 2021. In Q1 MobiHealthNews reported on a whopping 99 digital health fundings equaling $7.1 billion in venture dollars. This number trumps the $2.9 billion reported in 2020's Q1. While the number of fundings is on the rise, so is the amount as later-stage companies complete Series D and E rounds. For example, direct-to-consumer...
Piggy bank
By  MobiHealthNews 03:06 pm March 30, 2021
Rightway, the maker of a digital care navigation and pharmacy benefits platform, has wrapped up a $100 million Series C financing round for a unicorn valuation of $1.1 billion. Announced today, the raise was headed by Khosla Ventures and also included Thrive Capital, Tiger Global Management and other prior backers. Founded in 2017, Rightway has ballooned to supporting more than 500,000 members...
By  MobiHealthNews 02:25 pm March 15, 2021
IMA Clinical Research, a division of the IMA Group that provides clinical evaluation and research services, has partnered with AiCure to deploy the patient engagement company's Patient Connect tool to patients in a new effort to observe health management beyond the traditional study setting. The 30-day program will have participants using the smartphone app to confirm adherent dosing behavior and...
By  MobiHealthNews 03:01 pm March 9, 2021
Cedar, the maker of an intelligent patient billing and engagement platform, announced today a $200 million Series D round of funding headed by Tiger Global Management, with participation from prior backers including Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), Thrive Capital and Concord Health Partners. This brings the company's total fundraising haul to $350 million, it said, and its valuation to $3.2 billion....
Health Journalism
By  MobiHealthNews 03:07 pm March 5, 2021
Over the last year, digital health news has been nonstop and the venture deals are bigger than ever. Our goal at MobiHealthNews has always been to help readers digest and contextualize the biggest news stories of the day. We are now launching a weekly newsletter made up of curated articles to bring readers the most important and interesting news from the week. We know you are busy caring for...
Two people in business attire chat at a table holding a laptop
By  MobiHealthNews 02:37 pm February 23, 2021
Fitbit has tapped alternative medicine advocate Dr. Deepak Chopra to headline a collection of wellness content for Fitbit Premium members. Called "Deepak Chopra's Mindful Method for Fitbit," the offering launches with 10 sessions focused on topics such as mindfulness, breathing, stress management and sleep, with additional sessions coming every couple of weeks up to the beginning of June, Fitbit...
By  MobiHealthNews 02:32 pm February 19, 2021
The Biden administration is continuing to lock in leadership at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services with a handful of new appointments. At the top of the list is the department's new administrator for the Senate's consideration, Chiquita Brooks-LaSure. An Obama-era policy official, she was most recently managing director at Manatt Health where she provided policy analysis and...