Bridging the digital divide: How providers can continue to reach the digitally excluded

Bridging the digital divide: How providers can continue to reach the digitally excluded

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, media reporting has focused on how the pandemic is accelerating a new era of healthcare, utilizing emerging technologies like AI, IoT and telemedicine to make the industry more efficient, intelligent and responsive. While it is vital

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Empathy exits stealth mode to help families manage death, Real lands $10M to establish mental health studio and more digital health fundings

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A new digital companion application helping families navigate the logistical and emotional journey of losing a loved one launched this week with $13 million in seed funding. Called Empathy, the company is backed by the round’s leading investors General Catalyst

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DTx company Pear inks slew of deals to integrate more digital biomarkers and a digital pill into platform

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Digital therapeutics company Pear Therapeutics is looking to integrate digital biomarkers, machine learning algorithms and sensor-based technologies into its platform thanks to new licensing deals and partnerships. The Boston-based DTx company has inked collaboration deals with Empatica and etectRx, as

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Digital behavioural health platform SilverCloud and HSE expand online therapy across Ireland

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Digital mental health platform SilverCloud Health, with headquarters in Boston, Dublin and London is making its services available to users nationwide through Ireland’s Health Service Executive (HSE). In 2018, the company partnered with the HSE on a pilot programme to offer online psychological

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AstraZeneca lands first big partner for digital health platform

Otsuka launches pivotal trial of digital therapeutics for depression

As AstraZeneca wades into developing its own digital health tools, it’s bringing on health systems as partners. The company struck its first publicly announced collaboration with Massachusetts General Hospital. The Boston-based hospital plans to run two pilot of the platform

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Digital health funding hits new high after Q1 rich in megadeals

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Dive Brief: U.S. digital health companies raised a record $6.7 billion in the first quarter of 2021, putting the industry on track to easily top the $14 billion in investment last year. Rock Health, which compiled the data, said the

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Digital health completes a record-breaking first quarter driven by mega deals

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The digital health sector just wrapped up its largest funding quarter to date, bringing in $6.7 billion during the first three months of 2021, according to Rock Health’s quarterly report. While the past year’s unprecedented acceleration of digital health is

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Digital health companies raised $6.7B, breaking a record for Q1

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The seemingly-constant stream of funding announcements in March drove digital health funding to a new record. Startups raised $6.7 billion across 147 deals in the first quarter, according to a new report by Rock Health. And they’ve been raising rounds

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Health systems are navigating the digital divide and vaccine access

Health systems are navigating the digital divide and vaccine access

CLEVELAND—Shortly after University Hospitals opened online scheduling for the COVID-19 vaccine, hospital operators were fielding calls from patients without email or internet asking, “How am I supposed to schedule a vaccine?”UH was able to quickly identify this gap thanks to

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