Digital Health

By Mallory Hackett 12:28 pm August 20, 2020
Uber Health announced today it’s expanding to include pharmaceutical delivery through a partnership with on-demand digital-prescription platform NimbleRx. The partnership is beginning in Seattle and Dallas, but Uber said it “plans to grow in the coming months” to include more medication deliveries to those who need it. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. WHY IT MATTERS Due to...
By Jonah Comstock 10:07 am August 20, 2020
Update: This story has been updated with additional information from Carré Technologies. OMSignal, a Canadian digital health startup that helped to pioneer the smart clothing space, is out of business as of February 2019, MobiHealthNews has learned. The company declared bankruptcy and sold some of its patents to Honeywell Safety Products.  According to a notice published by PricewaterhouseCoopers...
By Tammy Lovell 04:49 am August 19, 2020
Three UK health tech firms have joined forces to create a digital triage toolbar for NHS GPs. The new tool integrates eConsult’s online triage service with Q doctor’s video consultation technology and Cognitant Group’s ‘Healthinote’ verified patient information service. Patients can submit medical history questionnaires directly to their GPs via the platform, which can then be prioritised and...
By Jonah Comstock 03:02 pm August 18, 2020
Sam Glassenberg, CEO of Level Ex, dodged the family business of medicine and went into video game design. But his path led him right back to the world of medicine “All of this came to a head in 2012 when my father, who is an anesthesiologist, finally gave up and said ‘All right Sam, you’re not going to medical school. It’s too late. So at least put this game silliness to good use and make me a...

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By Sara Mageit 11:24 am August 18, 2020
UK-based medical technology company, Moletest (Scotland) Ltd, is offering primary care professionals the opportunity to reduce the number of dermatology referrals to secondary care with nomela, a screening test for skin lesions suspected of melanoma. WHY IT MATTERS GPs and other primary care professionals will be able to use a nomela iPad to take images of the suspect skin lesion, which are...
By MobiHealthNews 02:02 pm August 17, 2020
Each year, Inc. publishes its list of 5,000 fastest growing private companies – and each year, MobiHealthNews combs through the collection to pull out as many health tech companies as we can find.  Although much of the draw of the Inc. 5,000 has been the chance to get an inside peek at the yearly revenue data of private companies, this year the publication has changed its format so that only...
By Dean Koh 02:39 am August 17, 2020
AIA, the largest public listed pan-Asian life insurance group announced earlier this month that they are forming an exclusive Asia-Pacific (APAC) partnership with data science and healthcare technology company Holmusk.  The partnership will enable AIA to digitally deliver a wider range of health coaching tools and solutions to AIA customers, including AIA Vitality members, leveraging Holmusk’s...
By MobiHealthNews 02:17 pm August 14, 2020
Kistein Monkhouse, CEO and cofounder of Patient Orator, and Dr. Tamir Wolf, CEO and cofounder of Theator, join host Jonah Comstock and MobiHealthNews Managing Editor Laura Lovett to discuss disparate health outcomes for racial minority groups, how their startups are looking to address these inequities, and what else those in the healthcare industry can do to help.     More about this episode:...
By Dr. Jossy Onwude 12:07 pm August 14, 2020
About the Author:  Dr. Jossy Onwude is the cofounder and chief medical and product officer at Bold Health. He is a medical doctor, Health informatics fellow and a serial entrepreneur. To date, he has cofounded four digital health startups, with three still active and one successful exit. Currently, he leads the research and product development efforts at Bold Health – a digital therapeutics...
By Isobel Rosenthal and Sofia Noori 10:37 am August 14, 2020
About the authors: Isobel Rosenthal (@isobelrosenthal) is a psychiatry resident at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She holds an MBA from Columbia Business School. Rosenthal was the 2019 winner of American Psychiatric Association Innovation Prize, and is a cohost of the podcast Well Rounded. Sofia Noori (@sofianoori) is the chief resident of digital psychiatry at Yale Department of...