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MobiHealthNews takes a look at how payers supported their members during the pandemic and beyond.
By  Mallory Hackett 09:40 am December 30, 2020
Through all of this year’s tumultuous ups and downs, one trend that has remained unstoppable – and has even accelerated – is the healthcare sector’s adoption of technology.
By  Laura Lovett 02:41 pm December 29, 2020
It's been quite a year for digital, from Akili's de novo clearance to the downfall of 'digital pill' maker Proteus. MobiHealthNews takes a look back at the highlights. 
PouchPass, Consumer trends
By  Sara Mageit 08:29 am December 29, 2020
MobiHealthNews talks about the positive economic impact of wider consumer engagement in health tech with Ilya Kravtsov, CEO and co-founder of PouchPASS.
By  HIMSS Media 10:50 am December 28, 2020
This December, we look back at a challenging year – and forward to what we hope is a better, stronger, more connected and resilient healthcare ecosystem.
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By  MobiHealthNews 09:47 am December 28, 2020
MobiHealthNews highlights providers' efforts to address treating, testing and mapping the coronavirus. 
By  MobiHealthNews 03:20 pm December 23, 2020
Investors smashed the quarterly and annual digital health funding records of years past.
Australian regulator rejects Google’s Fitbit undertaking, delays acquisition decision.

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By  Mallory Hackett 02:35 pm December 23, 2020
Last week the European Commission signed off on the merger, on the condition that Google follows through with a handful of commitments.   
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By  Bradley Merrill Thompson 09:35 am December 23, 2020
As the agency's workload swells with the weight of a public health emergency, digital health companies on a timeline should consider whether their products truly warrant a regulatory submission, writes Epstein Becker & Green's Bradley Merrill Thompson.
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By  Jonah Comstock 03:05 pm December 22, 2020
The deal, expected to close in early 2021, also adds considerable R&D strength to the connect fitness company.
It offers direct-to-consumer health plans that seek out and guide members toward optimal and cost-effective care options.
By  Mallory Hackett 12:17 pm December 22, 2020
Insurtech company Oscar has confidentially filed to go public, it announced Monday. The New York City-based startup submitted a draft registration statement for its proposed initial public offering to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, but the size and price range for the IPO has yet to be determined.