April 3, 2018
Malay Gandhi, best known as the former CEO of Rock Health, has joined Evidation Health as SVP of Business Operations. Evidation Health cofounder and President Christine Lemke announced the hire in a tweet, saying "This makes me so happy. After years of helping @evidation from the outside, @malayhgandhi joins the team full time. Welcome!"
Gandhi and Lemke also work together as the founding...
December 8, 2017
Otsuka Pharmaceuticals has deepened its relationship with Science 37, a startup it invested in earlier this year. Otsuka will use Science 37’s mobile clinical trial technology to further digitize its own trials, with an initial focus on psychiatry and behavioral health.
“Otsuka is dedicated to promoting innovation in clinical trials as a means of expanding the diversity of patients enrolled in...
November 30, 2017
A recent data analysis by Evidation Health found that by using wearables, researchers could track activity characteristics associated with co-morbid mental health illness symptoms among people with diabetes.
“Individuals with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing mental health illnesses than those without diabetes. This increased risk is partially due to the fact that diabetes is a...
August 3, 2017
Cloud-based healthcare services company PrescribeWellness is working with Coopharma, a Puerto Rican cooperative of community pharmacies. With PrescribeWellness’s offering, Coopharma will aim to increase medication adherence, patient loyalty and health.
“This partnership benefits our member pharmacies and all of their patients,” Heriberto Ortiz Martinez, executive director of Coopharma, said in a...
August 1, 2017
Medicines aren’t the only tools that biopharma companies like Sanofi are using to help patients. Information technology has become a key tool in every part of Sanofi’s business, and among the most important digital tools are data and analytics; they enable the company to apply insights gained from real world evidence to the discovery, development and delivery of new medicines.
To advance that...
April 27, 2017
San Mateo, California-based Evidation Health, which was launched last year by GE Ventures and Stanford Healthcare, has raised $10 million from Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures. GE Ventures and B Capital were return investors, and both firms participated in the efficacy-focused company’s $3.4 million round in October 2016. The latest investment brings the company’s total funding to at least $31 million...
October 21, 2016
The innovation arm of Brigham and Women’s Hospital has partnered with efficacy-focused digital health company Evidation Health to collaborate on a project measuring the real life impact of digital health solutions on clinical and financial outcomes.
The idea is to combine forces to develop methods of creating direct-to-patient trials of digital health solutions, leveraging the research...
October 11, 2016
Evidation Health, a digital health efficacy-focused company launched last year by GE Ventures and Stanford Healthcare, has raised an additional $3.4 million to complete the $15 million round it began raising in June. The round was led by B Capital Group, a global venture fund cofounded by Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin. Existing investors GE Ventures, AMV, Fresco Capital, and new investor...
September 15, 2016
As we noted in our in-depth last week, the digital health space is still holding its breath for big pharma and big payers to dive in with serious M&A. At the opening session for Digital Medicine Connect in Boston, a part of EBD Group’s BioPharm America conference, speakers from around the digital health world weighed in on how that landscape is changing.
“When I think about M&A in the...
June 13, 2016
Digital health and digital therapeutics will produce a tremendous amount of data, which could be the key to getting them reimbursed by payers, according to panelists at BIO 2016 last week. UCSF Professor of Health Economics and Health Services Research Kathryn Phillips led a panel that included Rowan Chapman, managing director of new business ventures at GE Ventures; Evidation Health CEO Deborah...