The new era of mHealth

The new era of mHealth

Summary: "Just like other buzzwords mHealth has a different meaning for different people. There is no one definition of mHealth that is accepted universally. mHealth is an abbreviation for mobile...

Digital Health Trends 2023

Digital Health Trends 2023

Summary: "14 longitudinal trends—micro-disruptive technologies, incremental innovation, societal phenomena—carefully extracted from my interviews, observations and research conducted in recent...

6 Highlights from HLTH 2022

6 Highlights from HLTH 2022

Summary: "Among the takeaways from HLTH 2022 were the impact of consolidation on clinicians, behavioral health tools to help consumers manage stress and anxiety more productively, and how health...

Fast-tracking digital transformation

Fast-tracking digital transformation

Summary: “Pretty much every business sector is digitally enabled today,” said Anne Snowdon, RN, PhD, Chief Scientific Research Officer, HIMSS Analytics. “From travel to banking to retail, everything...

A New Wearable Measures Brain Activity

A New Wearable Measures Brain Activity

Summary: "If you’ve ever had a brain scan, or even just seen one on TV, you probably know that it’s kind of a big deal. Measuring brain activity usually involves functional magnetic resonance...

Bringing wearable healthcare to life

Bringing wearable healthcare to life

Summary: "At Design Partners, designing medical-grade equipment for both the healthcare services industry and the consumer healthcare industry is a core pillar of our work. Because of the...

What’s next for digital healthcare

What’s next for digital healthcare

Summary: "Healthcare has been undergoing a slow revolution since the 1990s when authorities around the world began digitising records with the goal of reducing silos and enabling the sharing of...

You Need Some Smarter Clothing

You Need Some Smarter Clothing

Summary: "Dr. Do said: “These ‘smart fluid textiles’ take the advantage of hydraulic pressure and add the fast response, lightweight, high flexibility and small size of soft artificial muscles. In...

Navigating the medtech funding landscape

Navigating the medtech funding landscape

Summary: "For start-ups and scaleups within the medtech industry, attracting funding and investment is absolutely vital to the long-term success of the firm. Fundraising needs to considered from the...

Teletherapy startup Sensible Care raises $13M

Teletherapy startup Sensible Care raises $13M

Summary: Photo: STEVE DEBENPORT/Getty Images Teletherapy provider Sensible Care scored $13 million in a Series A funding round led by Volition Capital with participation from Skyline Investors. WHAT...

The Telehealth Era Is Just Beginning

The Telehealth Era Is Just Beginning

Summary: "Contrary to what many people think, virtual health care, also known as telemedicine or telehealth, is much more than a cheap digital knockoff of in-person care. When used appropriately, it...

Meet the start-up: Sensing smarter care

Meet the start-up: Sensing smarter care

Summary: "Anthropos is a technology platform, aiming to change the face of care in the UK. The platform connects to discreet, smart sensors around the home – which provide data we turn into usable...

A Space Mission For Health

A Space Mission For Health

Summary: "The success of space missions also relies on astronauts’ health. So how do people living in a small space craft get medical care?" "The primary tool to access healthcare in space is the...

The Telehealth Era Is Just Beginning

The Telehealth Era Is Just Beginning

Summary: "Contrary to what many people think, virtual health care, also known as telemedicine or telehealth, is much more than a cheap digital knockoff of in-person care. When used appropriately, it...

Digital health firm Hello Heart raises $70m

Digital health firm Hello Heart raises $70m

Summary: "Hello Heart’s digital platform is based on a blood pressure monitor and smartphone app. It deploys artificial intelligence to help users track their blood pressure, pulse rate, weight and...