July 27, 2016
Kognito, the New York City-based patient engagement company that provides simulations with virtual humans, has partnered with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to launch a new series of conversation simulations aimed at getting people better at being, well, people, when it comes to talking about health.
The four new conversation modules are available to the public on a new website that uses the...
May 7, 2014
Palo Alto, California-based Kurbo Health, which is developing a mobile-enabled program aimed at preventing childhood obesity, announced that it plans to monetize the program as a subscription-based service that will help teach kids and their families to eat healthier. The company made the announcement at a recent TechCrunch event. The company has raised $1.8 million in seed funding to date from...
December 4, 2012
Motivating behavior change has long been one of the biggest challenges and opportunities in mobile health. One avenue for addressing that challenge is to take lessons from a field that doesn't suffer from any engagement problems: gaming. For the first year, the mHealth Summit 2012 featured a Games for Health pavilion, focused on companies using games and the lessons learned from...