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October 22, 2019
Increasingly, patients are looking for more digital tools and ease from their healthcare providers. Health systems are under pressure to keep up with the growing demands of patients and the needs of their system.
At Providence St. Joseph Health in California, the digital team continues to prioritize tech when tackling the system's healthcare problems. Sara Vaezy, chief digital strategy officer...
June 24, 2019
Only around 50% of patients with long-term illnesses adhere to their treatment, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
To help combat this, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has teamed up with Finnish health tech startup Popit to provide support to people taking rheumatoid arthritis medication.
Pfizer patients will be offered Popit’s adherence solution, which monitors pill-taking with a...
March 4, 2019
Pharma giant Novartis and O2 innovation arm Wayra UK revealed last week that Virtue, TestCard and ExSeed would join its nine-month Health Hub accelerator programme.
“After a rigorous judging day, I believe the innovations these three startups offer will make a significant difference to patients and the NHS,” said Novartis Market Access Director Fiona Bride. “I look forward to supporting them over...
June 18, 2018
Indu Subaiya, co-founder of Health 2.0 and executive vice president at HIMSS, discusses the value in bridging the gap between the start-up community and European hospital IT leaders.
Focus on Innovation
In September, we take a deep dive into the cutting-edge development and disruption of healthcare innovation.
October 2, 2017
Miami-based DermaSensor and NYC-based Klara have been named the champion startups among a pool of roughly 80 companies participating in Traction, Health 2.0’s startup pitch competition. The former unveiled a portable, handheld, highly accurate skin cancer sensor, while the latter demonstrated a secure and centralized platform for medical communications.
Both companies were praised by judges for...
November 25, 2014
Recently, Crowdfooding, an online service that aims to match food-focused entrepreneurs, including some health-focused startups, with experienced investors launched a beta version of their website.
The service has created a database of accredited investors who have funded different types of food companies, including specialty food, groceries, food delivery, and food and tech, which includes...