September 18, 2019
Digital diabetes and chronic care company OneDrop has landed $40 million in a Series B funding round led by pharma giant Bayer. This news coincides with the announcement that Bayer inked a deal with the startup, entering into a commercial licensing agreement to use OneDrop’s platform.
This isn’t Bayer’s first foray into digital health. The company has its own accelerator in Germany that was...
August 13, 2012
It's long been said that baby boomers are the ones who will challenge the archaic notion that the doctor always knows best. At least when it comes to mobile apps, that does not seem to be the case, a survey suggests.
In a poll of 600 smartphone-using baby boomers by Mitchell Research & Communications, an East Lansing, Mich.-based polling and political consulting firm, 60 percent said a...
June 16, 2012
MobiHealthNews: 2011 Consumer Health Apps for iOS
Might mobile health technologies help alleviate health disparities between African-American and white men? That is the implication in a recent Huffington Post commentary.
Writing in the Huffington Post, Washington, D.C., lawyer John M. Burns cited statistics indicating that black males live 7.1 fewer years on average than men of other races and...