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 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...
By MobiHealthNews 02:17 pm August 14, 2020
Kistein Monkhouse, CEO and cofounder of Patient Orator, and Dr. Tamir Wolf, CEO and cofounder of Theator, join host Jonah Comstock and MobiHealthNews Managing Editor Laura Lovett to discuss disparate health outcomes for racial minority groups, how their startups are looking to address these inequities, and what else those in the healthcare industry can do to help.     More about this episode:...
By MobiHealthNews 03:05 pm August 7, 2020
The MobiHealthNews team members — host Jonah Comstock, Managing Editor Laura Lovett and Associate Editor Dave Muoio — sit down to unpack the major shakeup that hit the digital health markets this week when telemedicine giant Teladoc announced its plan to merge with chronic condition management success story Livongo. We talk details, motivations and implications of this digital health mega-company...
By MobiHealthNews 02:38 pm August 7, 2020
Shortly before news broke that Teladoc was set to acquire Livongo, the chronic disease management company announced its quarterly earnings results. On Aug. 5 it announced that its second quarter total revenue came in at $91.9 million, which was up 125% YoY. The company reported a GAAP gross margin of 76.6% and non-GAAP gross margin of 77.3%. The company attributed the gains to its growing...
By MobiHealthNews 10:29 am July 24, 2020
Megan Zweig and Sean Day, chief operating officer and consultant, respectively, at Rock Health, join host Jonah Comstock for a discussion of digital health funding, M&A, and IPOs in the first six months of 2020. Per Rock Health's recent report on the subject, U.S. digital health companies pulled in $5.4 billion so far this year, in spite of (or, perhaps, because of) a global pandemic that has...
By MobiHealthNews 01:27 pm July 17, 2020
    Agility and innovation were always the name of the game for health tech startups, but the past few months of COVID-19 have shifted the demands of providers, payers and consumers in a way few could have predicted. Many entrepreneurial teams are fighting the clock to review or revamp their products or commercialization strategies – but what are their options, and what should they be keeping in...
By MobiHealthNews 03:16 pm July 2, 2020
As the broader economy ping pongs between state lockdowns, unemployment reports and escalating public markets, COVID-19 still down't appear to have torpedoed investors' interests in digital health. During the second quarter of 2020, MobiHealthNews tracked 89 funding deals totaling $2.44 billion – a slight increase in volume but decline in value when compared to both Q2 2019 (81 deals, $2.45...
By MobiHealthNews 03:16 pm June 18, 2020
Samsung smartwatch users in South Korea will now be able to tap into the tech’s Health Monitoring Application, which includes blood pressure-monitoring capabilities and ECG tracking. This comes after the two new capabilities scored clearance from South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety in the spring. This isn’t Samsung’s only health-focused tool to be released. A few weeks ago, it debuted...