Digital Health


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By  Laura Lovett 12:25 pm April 2, 2021
Israeli imaging startup Nanox has landed FDA clearance for its single-source digital X-ray Nanox.ARC, the company announced today. Nanox came on the imaging scene pitching to lower costs and sell its system via a price-per-scan model. The company’s system combines an in-hospital scanning device with a companion cloud software tool. The X-ray device, which just landed the single-source clearance,...
A compilation of screenshots of Clinic to Cloud's Patient Portal.

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By  Roy Chiang 04:41 am April 2, 2021
Clinic to Cloud, a Sydney-based clinical and practice management software provider, has revamped its Patient Portal to improve patient experience.   HOW IT WORKS Patients are now able to perform a variety of functions on the cloud-based system. These include booking appointments; viewing fees, invoices, and approved results from pathology and imaging investigations; and uploading referrals....
Nerve cells affected by Alzheimer's disease

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By  Dave Muoio 03:04 pm April 1, 2021
Those keeping an eye on the digital therapeutics industry over the last several years likely remember the name Dthera Sciences. The startup and its CEO Ed Cox became one of the developing space's many standard bearers around 2018. During that timeframe it landed a Breakthrough Device designation from the FDA for its Alzheimer's symptoms treatment, with Cox chairing a handful of industry...
Facebook Vaccine frames

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By  Laura Lovett 01:46 pm April 1, 2021
With a focus on travel during the pandemic, Apple Maps will now be displaying coronavirus airport travel guidance on airport place cards. The new initiative incorporates data from Airports Council International, and provides information about regulations and health measures such as face coverings, tests and quarantines. "The recovery of air travel will rely on passenger confidence in the industry...
senior using computer to manage her health condition.

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By  Mallory Hackett 01:20 pm April 1, 2021
As mobile health technology continues to become ubiquitous, it can be a helpful management tool for older adults with existing heart disease, according to the American Heart Association.  The AHA conducted a systematic review of studies of older adults who used mobile health technologies to manage their cardiovascular disease. It included 26 studies that examined mobile health technologies for...
COVID 19, vaccine

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By  Ahmed El Sherif 12:18 pm April 1, 2021
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the first country in the Arab world to begin manufacturing a COVID-19 vaccine with a full production schedule underway. Hayat-Vax, a joint collaboration between Sinopharm CNBG and Abu Dhabi’s G42, was announced earlier this week during the launch of a new purpose-built research and development hub for life sciences, biotechnology and vaccine production in...
Product shots of the Mantra Health app

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By  Dave Muoio 11:11 am April 1, 2021
Mantra Health, a startup providing virtual mental healthcare services to higher education, has closed a $2 million extension to the $3.2 million in seed funding it disclosed late last year, MobiHealthNews has learned. The startup's newest backers include Canaan Partners, City Light Capital and Baleon Capital, as well as Aligned Telehealth founder Dr. Nitin Nanda as a strategic angel investor....
Scientist in lab

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By  Laura Lovett 02:19 pm March 31, 2021
Over the last year, digital has transformed the caregiver experience, but pharma has also been undergoing a metamorphosis in order to reach patients. During the pandemic, life science companies were pushed to reconfigure their care in order to meet the needs of some of the most at-risk patients. MobiHealthNews sat down with the leader of pharma giant Otsuka's Global Clinical Development on...
Business people shaking hands in a conference room

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By  Dave Muoio 01:28 pm March 31, 2021
SOC Telemed (formerly Specialists on Call) announced yesterday that it has purchased fellow acute care telemedicine provider Access Physicians. The cash and stock transaction is valued at roughly $194 million, with the potential for additional considerations based on performance. WHAT'S THE IMPACT SOC Telemed was already a major name in the enterprise telemedicine space. The company reported...
Health technology assessment, regulation
By  Tammy Lovell 06:03 am March 31, 2021
The European med tech industry has called for patient access to innovative technologies to be preserved under a new legislative proposal. Last week, the European Council agreed to start negotiations with the European Parliament concerning joint work on the EU Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Regulation. The Council called for the establishment of a coordination group comprising national health...