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By Taleen Davies 11:39 am September 24, 2020
The first-ever product to be jointly marketed from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Israel will be in healthcare technology. HBKiCare is being described as a “universal remote healthcare IoT platform” and home care kit, set to be released by Dubai’s Hamad Bin Khalifa Department of Projects (HBK DOP) and the Ramat Gan-headquarted healthcare IoT software developer, Sure Universal. According to a...
By Mallory Hackett 12:15 pm September 21, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic served as the final push that Yale New Haven Health Services needed to fully implement telehealth into its care offerings, according to Pam Hoffman, the medical director of Telehealth Services at Yale New Haven. “Before, in getting telehealth service up and running, you really needed a clinical champion. Someone – a provider, a doctor or a clinician of some sort – who really...
By Dave Muoio 11:37 am September 14, 2020
Major telehealth vendor MDLive announced this morning a new $50 million crossover equity investment from Sixth Street Growth. The company said that it has also obtained $25 million in debt financing from other unnamed investors. WHAT IT DOES MDLive provides a telehealth platform staffed by a network of certified clinicians capable of delivering virtual urgent care, dermatology, therapy and...
By Dr. Liz Kwo 12:00 pm September 11, 2020
About the author: Dr. Liz Kwo is currently the staff VP of clinical data analytics at Anthem, and previously cofounded and served as CEO of telemedicine second opinion company InfiniteMD. She received an MD from Harvard Medical, an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. COVID-19 has reshaped the way humans interact with technology in...
By Andrew Dudum and Joel White 10:44 am September 11, 2020
About the authors: Andrew Dudum is the CEO and founder of Hims & Hers, a consumer-facing digital health company offering telehealth services. Joel White is executive director of the Health Innovation Alliance, a coalition of health and technology leaders who support policies that use technology and data to make healthcare work better. Outside of these positions, Dudum and White report no...
By Tammy Lovell 07:23 am September 4, 2020
When the COVID-19 emergency struck Italy, Lombardy was one of the hardest hit regions. All inpatient admissions in the area for non-COVID patients were stopped in a bid to prevent the contagion from spreading. But this caused a potentially dangerous dilemma for the region’s Foundation IRCCS Carlo Besta Neurological Institute, which hosts around 6,000 inpatient and 44,000 outpatient visits each...
By Dave Muoio 11:15 am September 1, 2020
Hazel Health, a pediatric telehealth provider known for delivering care through school systems, has announced a $33.5 million Series C raise headed by Owl Ventures and Bain Capital Ventures. Uprising, Centene and UC San Francisco also invested in the round. WHAT IT DOES Through partnerships with school districts, Hazel Health operates virtual care clinics inside the school nurse's office. Its...