May 11, 2021
Dr. Maulik Majmuda has joined Boston-based virtual care and digital therapeutics company Biofourmis as its chief medical officer, the company announced this week.
Prior to this new role, Majmudar served as medical office at Amazon, where he led the development and launch of Amazon Halo. He also completed a stint at Massachusetts General Hospital as an associate director of the Healthcare...
May 3, 2021
MindMaze Healthcare, a digital neurotherapeutics company, is expanding its geographical footprint to patients in Latin America, the Middle East, Spain and Switzerland through a series of new partnerships.
The company has inked deals with Peruvian medical biotech company Surgicorp, Saudi Arabian medical company Alkholi, Spanish neurorehabilitation clinic Guttmann Barcelona and Swedish...
April 30, 2021
A brand-new incubator and accelerator dedicated to helping develop healthtech businesses has been unveiled in the United Arab Emirates.
Dubai SME, which is part of the Department of Economic Development of the Government of Dubai – commonly referred to as Dubai Economy – has launched “Ztartup”, which will operate out of the emirate’s Healthcare City area.
“The new incubator is dedicated to...
April 28, 2021
The largest airline in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is now in the process of implementing paperless document verification relating to COVID-19 PCR testing and vaccination.
This week, Emirates announced it is working with the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to allow for digital verification of travellers’ data, resulting in a more secure and efficient procedure.
Rather than producing a paper copy...
March 30, 2021
Quibim, a global medical imaging analysis specialist, has joined Highlight Therapeutics, a clinical-stage company specialising in immuno-oncology, to assess the efficacy of new immunotherapy treatments in advanced melanoma skin cancer using AI in a Phase II clinical trial in Spain.
The alliance will analyse the information contained in radiological scans and correlate these findings with...
March 19, 2021
uBiome cofounders are in hot water after the SEC charged the pair with healthcare fraud conspiracies.
The company first was founded in 2012 and started with direct-to-consumer microbiome testing.
Now cofounders Zachary Schulz Apte and Jessica Sunshine Richman are being tried for a slew of charges, including conspiracy to commit securities fraud, conspiracy to commit healthcare fraud, money...
March 11, 2021
Colorado-based cliexa, the maker of various software tools for providers, announced in a blog post yesterday that it has acquired ProSkedge.com, an automated scheduling platform for surgical procedures. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
WHAT'S THE IMPACT?
ProSkedge is the work of Dr. Lukasz Kowalczyk, a practicing gastroenterologist who, according to his LinkedIn profile, started...
March 8, 2021
San Francisco-based behavioral health startup Ginger (formerly Ginger.io) has made two noteworthy additions to its advisory board: former U.S. Representative for Massachusetts Joe Kennedy III and Myrna Soto, the chief strategy and trust officer for cybersecurity company Forcepoint.
"With a surge of people seeking care, and a growing shortage of those who provide it, our nation’s badly broken...