mobile health news

By MHN Staff October 2, 2015
The third quarter of 2015 was another big one for digital health, with $689 million in funding raised by 49 different companies. Read ahead for an exhaustive recap of the quarter with links to MobiHealthNews coverage of notable events throughout. If you’d prefer to navigate to a particular section, here’s where you can find our digital health news round-up section for payor news, pharma news,...
By Brian Dolan June 26, 2015
The first six months of 2015 have been chock-full of digital health news. What follows is an exhaustive recap of the first half of the year with links to MobiHealthNews coverage of notable events throughout. If you'd prefer to navigate to a particular section, here's where you can find our digital health news round-up section for payor news, pharma news, government and regulatory news, mergers...
By Brian Dolan May 19, 2015
Headlines during the first six months of 2015 touted increasing provider acceptance of patient generated health data, new remote care reimbursement codes, the rise of the smartwatch thanks to a certain major consumer electronics company, a cooling digital health investment trend, notable mergers and acquisitions and much, much more. If you haven't had time to keep up -- or could benefit from a...
By Brian Dolan January 9, 2015
Health devices were a bigger deal at CES last year: After compiling a thorough roundup of health device news from CES 2015, the MobiHealthNews team has concluded that last year's event had bigger and more novel launches. While 2014 was the year that big consumer technology companies debuted health devices and a majority of CES attendees seemed to discover digital health for the first time, this...
By Brian Dolan December 16, 2014
This Thursday MobiHealthNews will be hosting our 2014 year-in-review webinar. The past year has been an important one for mobile and digital health. New consumer health offerings from the world's biggest tech companies, a record number of acquisitions, billions in investment dollars, apparent FDA de-regulation, and much, much more made the past 12 months eventful. With the need for better patient...
By Brian Dolan December 12, 2014
The MobiHealthNews team spent the past week at HIMSS' mHealth Summit, which was located just outside of Washington D.C. In case you missed the event or were too busy to follow along while you were there and could use a review, we've got you covered. The in-depth report that follows is a collection of some of the more provocative comments we heard both on-stage and off. We've also rounded up much...
By Brian Dolan October 3, 2014
Despite the third quarter including two usually sleepy summer months, plenty of digital health news broke between July and the start of October. (Download a PDF version of this report right here.) 1. Mergers and acquisitions M&A activity stayed strong with eight such deals -- only one less than Q2's nine M&A deals. HCA buys PatientKeeper: The most recent acquisition deal -- just last week...
By Brian Dolan August 22, 2014
The second quarter of the year is oftentimes a slow one as the summer months approach, but Q2 2014 was surprisingly busy for digital health on all fronts. Investment dollars are up. FDA clearances averaged two per month and a surprising FDA deregulation proposal dropped during the quarter, too. M&A was even stronger than it was in Q1, which was already a record quarter for such deals....
By Brian Dolan May 8, 2014
This year MobiHealthNews started publishing longer form pieces each Friday -- both as our dedicated newsletter edition that day and as an "In-Depth" feature on our publication's site. So far our editorial team has put together a dozen of these reports on a fairly wide variety of topics. In case you missed any, here's a quick recap of our In-Depths to date: In-Depth: The MobiHealthNews CES 2014...
By Brian Dolan April 14, 2014
For the past few years MobiHealthNews has published quarterly reports on the state of mobile and digital health, but moving forward those paid reports will take the form of Friday Exclusives -- the Friday edition of our daily newsletter -- and In-Depths on our website. They will be free for all to read thanks to our generous sponsors and advertisers. Last week we published our Q1 2014 review and...