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AHA launches 340B hospital transparency effort

Sep 19, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The American Hospital Association's new initiative is meant to better inform both policymakers and the public about the 340B program and how hospitals use the savings they generate from...
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Pay-as-you scale startup for providers Beam launches at Health 2.0

Sep 18, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
New York-based startup Beam, a digital health platform that lets providers communicate with patients and insurers, launched at Health 2.0 in Santa Clara,...
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China's Anhui province launches emergency response to control African swine fever: local media

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
The regional government in eastern China's Anhui province has launched a Level-1 emergency response to control an outbreak of deadly African swine fever, a local government-backed newspaper reported on Monday....
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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos Launches $2B Fund To Help The Homeless, Build Preschools For Low-Income Families

Sep 15, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The world's richest man has been coming under pressure to help with the growing homeless problems. He tweeted about his philanthropic plans writing he wants "to be helping people in the here and now—short term—at the intersection of urgent need and lasting...
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Startup adds air quality sensors to Google vehicles, app-assisted musical instruments analyze samples, and more digital health news briefs

Sep 14, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: Student athletics injury management app launches, and Sheba Medical Center pilots MedAware's AI medication warning...
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Cigna Launches $250M Fund To Invest In Start-Ups

Sep 13, 2018 , Forbes
Cigna is launching a $250 million venture fund to develop "startups and growth-stage companies,” the health insurer...
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23andMe considers premium test, Mira at-home fertility test launches, and more digital health news briefs

Sep 12, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
Also: Two telemedicine companies expand their reach, a new sensor for preventing pressure...
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Prince William launches mental health website

Sep 12, 2018 , CNN Health
Britain's Prince William is launching a website to improve mental health in workplaces, as a new study warns that half of British employees are suffering at work....
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Opternative launches voice-based, smartphone-only vision test

Sep 08, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The new test lets consumers renew a prescription in less that 15...
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Mobile app launches to better connect cancer patients to appropriate care, clinical trials

Sep 08, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
US and China-based Driver boasts a network of more than 30 cancer treatment centers, and also offers a separate post-care management...
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Mirror launches its in-home fitness platform, raises another $25M from lead investor

Sep 07, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
At $1,495, the company's full-length smart mirror streams fitness classes and connects to wearable heart rate...
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Mount Sinai spinoff raises $1.8M, launches enterprise digital therapeutic prescription tool

Sep 06, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Rx.Health — a Mount Sinai Health System spinoff that has built an app prescription platform for enterprises — has raised $1.8 million in seed funding. According to a statement, the investment will help the company pursue new clients and support the launch of its digital therapeutics and patient engagement tool, Bulk...
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Pediatric vision test GoCheck Kids launches for iPhone

Sep 06, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The FDA-cleared, HIPAA-compliant app looks to offer pediatricians a lower-cost alternative to purpose-built screening...
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GreatCall launches Jitterbug Smart2, its new UX-focused smartphone for seniors

Aug 31, 2018 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
This is the company's first new phone since 2016, and since its $800M acquisition by Best Buy earlier this...
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GoGuardian launches suicide prevention tool, Fitbit reveals trends for heart rate data collection, and more digital health news briefs

Aug 29, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Technology looks after students. Yesterday education-focused software company GoGuardian launched a suicide prevention tool for students in grades K-12. The system, called Beacon, include an early-warning system that helps schools identify pupils at risk of self harm or suicide. The system employs machine learning to access web searchers, social media behaivor, chats, forums, and...
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Sycamore Brewing launches cider beverages

Aug 18, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
Sycamore Brewing has released its new Wild Blossom Cider line, which includes a rosé and brut, that is crafted from Pacific Northwest juice and fermented with champagne yeast, the company said. Read More...
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FundamentalVR launches new tool that lets physicians, students see, feel virtual surgery

Aug 16, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
For young surgeons, watching a procedure from from the sidelines and performing an operation with their own hands are two very different experiences. But one company is trying to remedy this experience gap with a new interactive virtual reality platform that lets surgeons and trainees virtually see and feel what it's like to perform specific...
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Startup Launches With $31 Million To Take On 'Chemo Brain'

Aug 14, 2018 , Forbes
VC incubator Accelerator Life Sciences launched its latest biotech startup Monday with a $30 million Series A investment from the likes of Pfizer, Eli Lilly and...
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DarioHealth attributes Q2 growth to new approvals, US launches, service offerings

Aug 11, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The second quarter of 2018 was a strong one for the rapidly expanding DarioHealth. Touting 70 percent year-over-year revenue growth and a continued decline in its cash burn rate, CEO Erez Raphael credited his company’s increasing fortune to recent US regulatory approvals and product launches as well as the company’s wider focus on an integrated consumer...
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Gupta's run ends at Michigan primary, plastic surgeons warn of 'Snapchat dysmorphia,' and more digital health briefs

Aug 11, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Call9 launches data analytics plaform for nursing homes. Nursing home care technology company Call9 has launched a data analytics platform for nursing home administrators and operators. Dubbed SNF Assist, the platform integrates with a facility’s EHR to deliver insights that will help inform users’ operational and medical...
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