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 03:09 pmJanuary 16, 2020
The Digital Therapeutics Alliance, an industry group advocating for the adoption and understanding of evidence-based digital health treatments, has named its new Board of Directors. Representing handful of different digital therapeutics stakeholders, those named are set to hold their positions for a two-year period. Along with Megan Coder, the group’s executive director, the board consists of:...
By MobiHealthNews 03:58 pmJanuary 6, 2020
CES is back again with scores of new consumer tech products in tow, and digital health is no exception. Players big and small to Las Vegas each year to unveil and promote devices, whether they be focused on health monitoring, restful sleeping, fitness, infant care, hygiene or otherwise. Read on below for a roundup of digital health product announcements from this year's trade show. Medirom, a...
By MobiHealthNews 09:30 amDecember 31, 2019
*/ In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion. The three-month period was headlined by Bright Health’s $635 million Series D round and a $200 million raise from iFit, allowing it to edge out last year’s Q4 of 52 deals at $1.18 billion.  This is a slightly different story than what we see when taking the full year into...
By MobiHealthNews 03:24 pmDecember 13, 2019
Amazon has continued to make a splash in the digital health world in 2019. This year it has been particularly active in the voice space. Its efforts include everything from launching a new Amazon Alexa feature that reminds patients to take their medication to a medical transcription function that runs on Amazon Web Services.  But Amazon hasn’t put all of its eggs in the voice basket. In 2018, the...

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By MobiHealthNews 11:25 amDecember 13, 2019
It’s been a big year for Google’s parent company Alphabet. Once upon a time, Google’s role in the health world was chiefly associated with "Googling" symptoms, but much has changed for the Silicon Valley giant. This year Google made major moves in the health industry—making waves when it announced a plan to acquire Fitbit and even dipping into the EHR space by demoing a new search feature. ...
By MobiHealthNews 03:40 pmNovember 18, 2019
Health 2.0, a HIMSS subsidiary, is seeking startup applicants for two upcoming events in its VentureConnect series: a Startup Showcase on the sidelines of the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco and a Startup Pitch Competition at the HIMSS20 Global Conference in Orlando. Both of these opportunities afford startups a chance to present their decks in front of an audience of potential...
By MobiHealthNews 11:55 amOctober 30, 2019
Articles referenced in today's episode: Alphabet makes offer to acquire Fitbit Facebook's new tool tells users what checkups they need, where to get them Amazon makes its second digital health acquisition with Health Navigator
By MobiHealthNews 02:20 pmOctober 15, 2019
Digital chronic disease management company Livongo Health announced a partnership today with VSP Vision Care that will blend each service for the companies’ mutual clients. More specifically, Livongo members with diabetes who are also under “most” VSP plans will be offered retinal screenings from VSP network doctors, and receive messages through the digital program prompting them to seek eye care...
By MobiHealthNews 03:50 pmOctober 4, 2019
Over a billion and a half venture dollars poured into the digital health space in Q3 2019. MobiHealthNews recorded 66 deals adding up to roughly $1.55 billion globally — less than half of the $3.3 billion recorded during the same period last year. Babylon Health, a UK-based digital chatbot that also links up to provider practices, topped the charts this quarter with a $550 million funding round...
By MobiHealthNews 04:10 pmAugust 23, 2019
If the recent trend of IPOs keeps up, more and more digital companies will have their revenue numbers out in the open. But in the meantime, for private companies, we have to take those numbers where we can find them, which is why each year MobiHealthNews parses Inc. Magazine's Inc. 5,000 list of fastest growing companies in America, calling out the digital health and health tech companies that...