April 8, 2021
European digital health coaching company, Liva Healthcare and global biotechnology organisation, Amgen, have announced a partnership to make cardiac rehabilitation accessible to patients following a heart attack.
The collaboration will enable the companies to develop Rehab+, a digital tele-rehabilitation solution that allows patients to assess their lifestyle post-heart attack.
The new platform...
January 6, 2021
European digital health coaching firm Liva Healthcare has secured a new funding round of €24.5 million, led by Brussels-based investment company Verlinvest.
This fundraise comes in two tranches, bringing the total amount raised by the company to €32 million.
WHAT IT DOES
Liva aims to improve the lives of people at risk of, or living with, chronic conditions such as Type 2 diabetes, obesity,...
July 30, 2020
IRELAND’S CONTACT TRACING APP
In the two weeks since Ireland’s Covid Tracker app was launched, it has been reported that 91 users have received a “close contact exposure alert”.
The app invites users to give permission for the collection of some data, including whether a user receives a close contact alert, making it one of the first to supply data showing how many people have received alerts. ...
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...
March 24, 2020
Digital pediatric-behavioral-health company Cognoa announced today the appointment of David Happel as its new CEO. He comes from biopharmaceutical company Chrono Therapeutics, which he led as president, CEO and director, as well as stints at Horizon Therapeutics, Raptom Pharma, Allergen Research Corporation and others.
Brent Vaughan, Cognoa's cofounder and former CEO, will be serving in an...
February 25, 2020
LifeOmic, the maker of apps and other software for providers, has snagged former HHS CTO Ed Simcox as its new chief strategy officer. This role will task Simcox with development of the company’s health and security product strategies, as well as with the coordination of B2B partnerships and other relationships.
“Ed provides LifeOmic with invaluable experience helping change the way people...
January 15, 2020
Switzerland-based Type 2 diabetes treatment provider Oviva announced it has raised $21 million (€18.8 million) in Series B funding.
The round was led by Swiss healthtech investor MTIP, joined by Earlybird as new investors. Existing investors AlbionVC, F-Prime Capital, Eight Roads Ventures and Partech all participated.
It brings the total amount raised by Oviva to date to $34 million (€30.5...
September 4, 2019
Liva Healthcare has secured €603,405 in funding from the EU Horizon 2020 programmes to be part of the "Impact Diabetes Bump 2 Baby" (IDB2B) research project.
The digital health coaching app, headquartered in London and Copenhagen, will work toward finding the best way to treat mothers at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.
Health coaching will be provided via the Liva Healthcare app to women...
July 25, 2019
Healthcare artificial intelligence company Viz.ai announced that it is joining forces with Medtronic with the goal of speeding up adoption of the former’s technology. Specifically the pair will be working on getting Viz.ai’s system, which specializes on stroke detection, into more stroke treatment centers in the US.
“Medtronic is an innovative company focused on therapies that extend life and...
August 22, 2018
American Well has hired Keith W. Anderson as its new chief financial officer. Anderson comes to American Well via Piper Jaffrey, where he served as managing director and a member of the healthcare investment banking team.
"I'm pleased to welcome Keith onboard," Ido Schoenberg, chairman and CEO of American Well, said in a statement. "He has an exceptional track record of advising leading...