April 16, 2021
Digital health startup K Health, in collaboration with and with backing from Blackstone Growth and Anthem, is launching a new joint venture aimed at increasing access to healthcare while making it more affordable.
Called Hydrogen Health, the new company will use K Health’s artificial intelligence technology to create digital healthcare solutions to the employer and consumer markets. It hopes to...
January 20, 2021
Digital incubator open for business. Anthem has kicked off a new incubator for digital health companies that it says will provide opportunities for funding, mentorship, path-to-market guidance and access to the payer's substantial body of certified de-identified data.
Called the Anthem Digital Incubator, this program will be offering invitations to digital health entrepreneurs and recently formed...
January 5, 2021
Medical imaging company Nanox and USARD Holdings, a teleradiology service provider, have expanded their strategic collaboration agreement to offer radiology diagnostic services to healthcare stakeholders, including insurance companies, outpatient imaging centers and others.
“This collaboration between Nanox and USARAD on advanced diagnostics has the potential to transform the quality of...
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.
For years, MobiHealthNews has covered the payer space as it continually pushes further into the world of digital health, and 2020 proved no different. From traditional insurers embracing technology to massive expansions of...
September 17, 2020
The increased adoption of virtual care technologies during the COVID-19 public health emergency is fairly well documented by this point, but a widespread embrace of health technologies is providing a similar upswell on individual niches within the digital health landscape.
One such group of beneficiaries are the companies working to develop, validate and distribute digital therapeutics. Speaking...
September 16, 2020
Apple and Anthem, along with the University of California, Irvine, and software company CareEvolution, have teamed up to launch a two-year, 900-participant study investigating how digital tools can help patients control their asthma and reduce hospital utilization.
“The Digital Asthma Study brings together Apple Watch’s innovative technology with an engaging app-based self-management experience...
August 18, 2020
MassChallenge HealthTech in partnership with Anthem have announced the winners for the Fast Track to Scale Accelerator 2020 program. The three companies recognized as Diamond, Platinum and Gold Award winners are ianacare, DynamiCare and Karuna Health, respectively.
The Fast Track to Scale Accelerator program matches global entrepreneurs with representatives from Anthem to find innovative...
July 27, 2020
Anthem has released its COVID-19-tracking and predictive digital platform, C19 Explorer, in partnership with CloudMedx. The tool has five data categories: public health, hospital, economy, social and preventative.
Users can view information on a national, state, county and city level with data on cases, deaths, unemployment, food insecurity and testing. C19 Explorer also includes future hot spot...
July 22, 2019
This morning insurance giant Anthem announced its plans to team up with K Health, a consumer-focused digital health company, in order to develop a new app that seeks to help patients get personalized information and connect to doctors.
The partners are now creating a cobranded app tool that will allow Anthem members to chat with a doctor for “less than a copay.” Additionally, members will now...
November 27, 2018
Anthem Blue Cross of California has launched a new telehealth option for its 1.2 million Medicaid patients in California. These patients can access both urgent care and behavioral health visits through Anthem’s LiveHealth Online telehealth platform via smartphone, tablet or computer.
“We have members in rural counties that are looking at this very favorably,” Dr. Barsam Kasravi, chief medical...