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By Jonah Comstock 10:54 am September 10, 2020
Provider buy-in is more important than ever, digital therapeutics stakeholders say.
By Laura Lovett 10:52 am September 10, 2020
Panelists at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference discuss how digital health can help women learn more about their sexual health and wellbeing. 
By Kat Jercich 05:12 pm September 9, 2020
Julian Flannery leads Summus, which offers remote second-opinion services for patients and employers. He says the pandemic has led to a "real acceleration of adoption" for virtual care.  
By Dave Muoio 02:47 pm September 9, 2020
Also: Welldoc adds three new members to its executive team, and Uber Health loses its leader.
By Laura Lovett 02:01 pm September 9, 2020
This morning, clinical-navigation platform Grand Rounds announced a whopping $175 million investment round led by the Carlyle Group. This brings the company’s total funding pot to over $270 million.  WHAT IT DOES The California-based company was founded in 2011 and started out as a second opinions site, but then pivoted to the health navigation space.
By Laura Lovett 01:11 pm September 9, 2020
This news comes just months after it closed its $25 million Series B round. 
By Mallory Hackett 12:35 pm September 9, 2020
As older adults continue to adopt technology, digital health technologies will play an important role in helping them age in place, a new report from Rock Health predicts. The report notes that although 77% of people over the age of 55 say they want to age in place, only 50% believe they will.
By Dave Muoio 12:28 pm September 9, 2020
Filed yesterday, the suit describes a collaborative effort among Zocdoc executives and at least one investor to mislead the former CEO and chairman so that he could not protect himself from a sudden expulsion. 
By Rosy Matheson 10:49 am September 9, 2020
There have been endless claims that AI will transform patient care, freeing up clinicians to spend time with patients and cutting costs, but many investors are wary of grandiose promises and prefer to hear the truth instead according to a session at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conference.
By Dave Muoio 10:48 am September 9, 2020
Since launching its SedaKit for Digital Sedation product in June 2019, the Belgian company said more than 60,000 patients have used its digital therapy.