Wego Health and CureClick partner to improve clinical trial recruitment and 5 more digital health deals

By Heather Mack
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Healthcare network platform provider WEGO Health, which connects patient leaders with healthcare professionals and organizations, has teamed up with clinical trial recruitment platform CureClick. The partnership will seek to extend the reach of CureClick’s crowd-sharing platform by connecting it with Wego’s network of patient leaders across almost all health conditions. Additionally, Wego Health’s members will be better served by CureClick’s recruiting and tracking services.

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Ramat Gan, Israel-based EarlySense has scored a major partnership that will accelerate it into the Chinese market. EarlySense, which makes a passive and contactless bedside monitor that continuously measures respiration rate, heart rate, and motion, is partnering with Shenzhen Lachesis Mhealth, a leading Chinese smart healthcare company. Together, the companies will launch Lachesis’s new Intelligent Hospital Ward Solution, a suite of technologies that will include, according to the companies, “a closed-loop infusion management system, intelligent diagnosis and treatment assistant, nurse digital assistant device, nurse information system, IoT management and a variety of patient monitoring sensors.” More

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Boston-based Orig3n, which offers at-home DNA collection kits that in turn feed a growing cell repository to fuel research on the cellular and molecular bases of disease, is partnering with Mexico City-based private equity firm Innovasalud to offer the health and wellness tests to Latin America. Orig3n’s suite of tests include those that give individuals information about their genetic makeup to make choices around nutrition and fitness, and the assessments are delivered via a mobile app.

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Seattle Children’s Hospital has tapped First Databank, provider of a vast database on drugs and medical device information, to deploy its medication adherence and education tool called Meducation. The tool, which is a cloud-based solution that integrates with many different information systems, is aimed at pediatric patients and their family caregivers who are considered high risk for a few reasons, including language barriers, vision impairments or low health literacy.

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Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles has partnered with Noteworth, a startup from the second cohort of its accelerator, to give physicians in several hospital departments new tools to monitor the health of their patients at home. The deal is a three-year engagement. Noteworth offers a novel platform for on-demand patient-generated health data. Once the provider selects the information he or she wants, Noteworth pulls together a collection of FDA-cleared connected device and delivers it to the patient’s door, along with onboarding support and use training. Data from those devices than shows up in the EHR. More

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Bridge Patient Portal, which works to help healthcare organizations replace their existing EHR patient portal (or serve as a single, agnostic platform to connect several separate EHR patient portals), is collaborating with MD EMR Systems, a certified GE development partner that specializes in data migration for EMRs. The partnership will focus on creating an interface between GE Centricity Products and Bridge’s platform, allowing for messaging, appointments, prescription refills and bi-directional demographics as well as lab results, document uploads and bill pay. Air Jordan VIII 8