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By Leontina Postelnicu October 30, 2018
A Swedish digital health firm is launching its doctor-patient video app in the UK this week after signing two partnerships with NHS GP federations that will see it become available to patients registered with GP practices in North West Surrey and the North West of England - the NICS GP Federation and SSP Health. The Livi app, known as Kry in the Nordic markets, can be used by patients aged 16 and...
By Jonah Comstock October 25, 2018
This story has been updated with an additional deal. MobiHealthNews tracked 72 digital health funding deals in Q3 2018, totally $3.3 billion in investment (coincidentially the same number Rock Health came up with). Both Rock Health and Startup Health have pegged this quarter as the biggest ever for digital health investment, so we've rounded up the deals so readers can take a deep dive into the...
By Dave Muoio October 25, 2018
Enable Injections, maker of manual and connected adhesive wearables for subcutaneously therapeutic delivery, has raised $50 million in a Series B round led by Sanofi, the company announced today. ORI Healthcare Fund, CincyTech, Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Cintrifuse, Ohio Innovation Fund, Cleveland Clinic and other “key private investors” also contributed. Currently available to pharma and...

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By Laura Lovett October 24, 2018
Yesterday morning K4Connect, a digital health company focused on tech for seniors and people with disabilities, announced $12 million in Series B funding. This latest funding was led by AXA Venture Partner.  Right now the company’s main product is its K4Community Works platform, which streamlines smart home and wellness technologies into a single ecosystem. That platform has various end users,...
By Dave Muoio October 24, 2018
Prima-Temp, a company looking to leverage machine learning in women’s cyclical health, announced earlier this month that it acquired Kindara Inc., maker of a fertility tracking app of the same name as well as the Wink Bluetooth-connected fertility thermometer. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Prima-Temp’s upcoming product, the Priya Personal Fertility Sensor, consists of an app and a vaginal...
By Laura Lovett October 22, 2018
This morning London-based data platform Raremark announced that it landed $3.9 million (£3 million) in a funding round led by AlbionVC and Ananda Ventures, with participation from Oltre Ventures and Cass Entrepreneurship Fund. The platform, which focuses on rare diseases, plans on using the new money to build a patient engagement and data analysis tool.  The company engages with both patients and...
By Dave Muoio October 19, 2018
WEconnect, maker of an app that helps addiction patients through their first year after substance abuse treatment, announced yesterday that it has closed a $6.05 million Series A round. Investors in the company include ServiceNow founder Fred Luddy, Buckingham Capital Management Chairman Larry Leeds Jr., Metalab founder Andrew Wilkinson, CEO of Venturehouse Mark Ein, and others. The app — which...

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By Laura Lovett October 19, 2018
Yesterday morning Helix, an early player in the consumer genomics field, announced the launch of its DNA Product Studio. The tool aims to boost the development of new genomics apps and tests for Helix’s partners.  Helix’s model uses third party partners that are experts in a specific arena to develop products. Meanwhile Helix provides sample collection, DNA sequencing, and secures data that the...
By Dave Muoio October 17, 2018
OptimizeRx, a software company focused on pharma-provider digital health messaging, has completed a $9 million deal to acquire medication adherence and care coordination messaging company CareSpeak Communications, OptimizeRx told MobiHealthNews. With this deal, OptimizeRx will be able to expand its EHR-embedded messaging platform so that phrama and providers can communicate directly with patients...
By Dave Muoio October 17, 2018
Devoted, a Waltham, Massachusetts-based company that uses technology to blend health insurance with provider services, announced yesterday that it has landed a staggering $300 million Series B investment and is now enrolling Medicare beneficiaries living in eight southern and central Florida counties. The funding round was led by Andreessen Horowitz, with Premji Invest and Uprising also joining...