Sophie Porter

telehealth, Alan

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By Sophie Porter 09:09 am November 24, 2020
Leading French independent health insurer Alan has teamed up with data security company Tanker to bring end-to-end encryption to its telehealth chat platform. The service is the first telehealth chat platform available to the general public that is end-to-end encrypted. WHY IT MATTERS The Alan app links users with associated doctors through a messaging service or video-consultations, which enable...

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By Sophie Porter 01:41 am November 24, 2020
Modeus, the Australian healthtech company behind controlled drug (CD) management platform HS8, has partnered with WellSky International to deliver a new iteration of the platform in the UK and Ireland. Integrated with WellSky’s existing CD systems, the newly branded WellSky CD Manager is powered by Modeus, bringing paperless CD administration to hospital staff from all parts of the hospital,...
eConsult, telemedicine, Luxembourg

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By Sophie Porter 02:15 am November 19, 2020
International cloud and edge provider G-Core Labs has partnered with Wagner Group to deliver the next generation of eConsult, the telemedicine platform mandated by the Luxembourgish government at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. The platform, which was built by eSanté Agency, enables patients to have virtual appointments with their doctors, dentists or even midwives, as well as allowing...
PocDoc, NHS

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By Sophie Porter 01:55 am November 10, 2020
PocDoc, a digital platform that brings together blood testing and integrated health assessments via a smartphone app, has been chosen as one of the 2020-2021 cohort of the DigitalHealth.London accelerator programme. The platform, developed by Vital Signs Solutions, seeks to empower users to manage their own healthcare by enabling smartphone and tablet users to test themselves for a range of...
Bupa, Well.Me, workforce

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By Sophie Porter 01:20 am November 10, 2020
UK-based employee health monitoring service Well.Me has partnered with Bupa to expand employee health tracking in UK workplaces, with a potential roll-out to over two million employees As part of the partnership, the Lincolnshire-based digital tracking and analytics service will install their unique health monitoring stations in selected workplaces of Bupa Health Service’s business customers, as...
MediCity, BioCity, Funding & IPO

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By Sophie Porter 12:11 pm November 3, 2020
Life sciences accelerator and medtech incubator project MediCity Glasgow have helped raise over £26 million (€29M) in the last five years, supporting the creation of 70 new companies in Scotland’s thriving life sciences sector and creating over 200 jobs. The project, which is part of business collective BioCity, greatly surpassed their original investment goal of £5 million (€5.6M), enhancing the...
diabetes, covid-19
By Sophie Porter 06:48 am November 3, 2020
Digital health analysis and consultancy company Research2Guidance (R2G) have just released The Global Digital Diabetes Care Market 2020, the fourth edition of their biannual research report providing comprehensive analysis of the global digital diabetes market. Diabetes care is one of the most developed and best funded sectors of digital health, with a total revenue of $320 million (€275M) in...
genomics, AI

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By Sophie Porter 02:47 am October 28, 2020
Eagle Genomics, a medtech company pioneering the application of network science to microbiome biology, has closed a round of $9 million (€7.6m) scale-up funding. The funding was led by the Environmental Technologies Fund (ETF) and a consortium of investors headed by Granpool Innovative Investments and including Albert-László Barabási, bpd partners and Anatom Holding. The funding will allow the...
Funding, Psyomics, mental health

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By Sophie Porter 02:51 am October 27, 2020
Psyomics, a mental healthtech spin-out from Cambridge University, has closed a funding round of £1.5million to bring their mental health assessment and diagnosis platform, Censeo, to market in the UK. Built on 20 years of clinical research and psychological experience, Censeo has been developed to mirror the face-to-face psychiatric assessment process, utilising smart algorithms to guide users...
Rockley Photonics, consumer devices, wearables, funding, optics solutions

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By Sophie Porter 03:00 am October 7, 2020
Rockley Photonics is a leading integrated optics solutions provider, dedicated to building a unified silicon photonics process. As such, it is an integrated photonics chipset developer and supplier of high-volume sensor and communication products. It specialises in silicon photonics for high-growth markets, including healthcare, wearables and machine vision. Rockley Photonics was recently...