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Doctor doing telehealth
By  Mallory Hackett 11:17 am April 29, 2021
Telehealth provider Amwell announced this week its latest virtual care platform, called Converge, designed to improve healthcare stakeholder connectivity through third-party device integrations. Sharing the news at its annual Client Forum, Amwell said its new platform is flexible and scalable and is designed to be simple and reliable. Converge was built with an open architecture to support...
Screenshots of the My AIA app.
By  Thiru Gunasegaran 02:58 am April 29, 2021
Malaysian telemedicine service provider DOC2US has partnered with insurer AIA Malaysia to provide virtual health services and wellness programmes for the latter's individual and corporate customers. WHAT IT'S ABOUT DOC2US services are now available via the My AIA app. Users can consult doctors and receive e-prescriptions that will be filled by partner pharmacies. Home delivery of medications is...
NuvoAir
By  Laura Lovett 02:45 pm April 28, 2021
Stockholm-based respiratory health startup NuvoAir is rolling out a new app that can record coughs in a home setting in order to help clinicians detect possible conditions like asthma and COPD. Called NuvoAir Cough, the app will include an AI-backed algorithm that can detect a cough or burst of coughs and send that information to the user's care team. Clinicians can access information about their...
Family with baby
By  Laura Lovett 11:30 am April 28, 2021
People in the U.S. are waiting longer to have babies. And more and more families are seeking help with getting pregnant. In fact, according to Penn Medicine, one million babies have been born between 1987 and 2015 using in vitro fertilization or other assisted technology. But IVF success rates remain relatively low. There is a 21.3% chance of full-term normal birth weight and singleton live birth...
Kaia Health
By  Sara Mageit 04:33 am April 28, 2021
New York-based Kaia Health has completed a €62 million ($75m) Series C funding round to expand clinical capabilities and treatment services for Musculoskeletal (MSK) and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) care in the US and Europe. The total raised to date is €103 million ($125m), and was led by an unnamed growth equity fund with support from existing investors, including Optum Ventures...
Person getting a shot
By  Laura Lovett 02:14 pm April 27, 2021
YouTube is pairing health experts up with an array of celebrities to talk about COVID-19 vaccines as part of its new public service announcement. This new PSA is born out of a collaboration between YouTube, the Vaccine Confidence Project and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and it's focused on providing people with reliable information about COVID-19 immunizations. Google's...
EMTs loading a patient into an ambulance
By  Mallory Hackett 11:48 am April 27, 2021
MindRhythm, a new stroke-triage company launching today, has announced the beginning of its multicenter clinical trial to test the effectiveness of its stroke-detecting technology. The study is being conducted by Wayne State University in partnership with Detroit Receiving Hospital, Henry Ford Hospital, Sinai-Grace Hospital and Ascension St. John Hospital. It will research MindRhythm’s flagship...
Meru
By  Laura Lovett 10:57 am April 27, 2021
Looking to prevention, Meru Health, maker of digital mental health tools, is launching a new program aimed at helping employees dealing with mild depression or anxiety symptoms. The program, called Meru Health Coaching, will use the Emotional Intelligence model and will combine video coaching with digital content. From the patient perspective, the program will include an onboarding video call,...
Kry, investor, Livi
By  Tammy Lovell 09:27 am April 27, 2021
Digital healthcare company Kry, operating as Livi in the UK and France, today announced a funding round of more than $300 million to fuel its European expansion plans. The Series D funding round was led by CPP Investments (CPPIB) and Fidelity Management & Research LLC with participation from existing investors, including the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (Ontario Teachers’), Index Ventures,...
healthtech
By  Sara Mageit 04:07 am April 27, 2021
Dealroom, Inkep Capital and MTIP have released a report powered by a database dedicated to mapping and tracking the health innovation ecosystem. The report looks at 76,275 startups, 38,907 funding rounds, and 8,821 exits of companies addressing aspects of the healthcare value chain and patient journey. WHY IT MATTERS The report predicts that over the next two years, the industry will see new...