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Proteus Digital Health CEO talks about significance of FDA's digital pill approval

PROTEUS DIGITAL HEALTH CEO TALKS ABOUT SIGNIFICANCE OF FDA'S DIGITAL PILL APPROVAL

The FDA's approval of Abilify Mycite, which is expected to come to market early next year marks a milestone for mental health patients...

FDA gives greenlight to first digital ingestion tracking system

FDA GIVES GREENLIGHT TO FIRST DIGITAL INGESTION TRACKING SYSTEM

Abilify MyCite, developed in collaboration between Proteus Digital Health and Otsuka Pharmaceutical, has an ingestible sensor embedded...

 
 
 
Clinical study matchmaking startup emerges from Shark Tank with a deal from Mark Cuban

CLINICAL STUDY MATCHMAKING STARTUP EMERGES FROM SHARK TANK WITH A DEAL FROM MARK CUBAN

Oh to be a healthcare startup with billionaire investors fighting for a piece of your business. That's the situation in which DNAsimple...

Dr. John Halamka voices thoughts on precision medicine and the road ahead

DR. JOHN HALAMKA VOICES THOUGHTS ON PRECISION MEDICINE AND THE ROAD AHEAD

In a phone interview, Dr. John Halamka, who recently co-authored a book on precision medicine, spoke about various aspects of the field...

 
 
 
Election 2017: Maine votes to expand Medicaid and Ohio rejects drug price reduction

ELECTION 2017: MAINE VOTES TO EXPAND MEDICAID AND OHIO REJECTS DRUG PRICE REDUCTION

The results in Maine could energize similar efforts in other states. Similar ballot initiatives are being undertaken in Idaho, Kansas...

OpenNotes and AMIA join forces to improve patient access to health records

OPENNOTES AND AMIA JOIN FORCES TO IMPROVE PATIENT ACCESS TO HEALTH RECORDS

Through the new collaboration, which was announced during this year's AMIA Annual Symposium, OpenNotes and the American Medical Informatics...

 
 
 
Direct to you: FDA unveils ‘streamlined' path for genetic testing

DIRECT TO YOU: FDA UNVEILS ‘STREAMLINED' PATH FOR GENETIC TESTING

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb reinforced his ‘cool new step-dad' persona on Monday, unveiling a streamlined path for companies looking...

These 10 companies received 38% of digital health investment funding in 2016

THESE 10 COMPANIES RECEIVED 38% OF DIGITAL HEALTH INVESTMENT FUNDING IN 2016

In a new analysis, Accenture dives deeper into digital health funding. The assessment includes a prediction that annual investment...

 
 
 
Interoperability in healthcare: Why we're only getting started

INTEROPERABILITY IN HEALTHCARE: WHY WE'RE ONLY GETTING STARTED

During the Redox and Matter Healthcare Interoperability Summit in Chicago, a panel of investors and executives discussed where we are...

Health2047 invests $12M in healthcare data sharing spinout

HEALTH2047 INVESTS $12M IN HEALTHCARE DATA SHARING SPINOUT

Health2047 Switch is one of several new businesses the group plans to launch.

 
 
 
Is the $75K voice-activated tech contest run by HITLAB and Novo Nordisk transparent enough?

IS THE $75K VOICE-ACTIVATED TECH CONTEST RUN BY HITLAB AND NOVO NORDISK TRANSPARENT ENOUGH?

We probe the 2017 HITLAB World Cup of Voice-Activated Technology in Diabetes contest after a complaint that the process for finalist...

Gene editing remains early-stage, but Big Pharma has taken notice

GENE EDITING REMAINS EARLY-STAGE, BUT BIG PHARMA HAS TAKEN NOTICE

Gene editing offers near-limitless medical potential. The challenge is putting it into medical practice. So how is gene editing progressing,...

 
 
 
AMA's Physician Innovation Network lets providers connect with health tech startups

AMA'S PHYSICIAN INNOVATION NETWORK LETS PROVIDERS CONNECT WITH HEALTH TECH STARTUPS

Physicians and healthcare entrepreneurs have a new way to meet and engage in meaningful dialogue: the Physician Innovation Network,...

Why diversifying the sciences requires an industry-wide approach

WHY DIVERSIFYING THE SCIENCES REQUIRES AN INDUSTRY-WIDE APPROACH

I have seen how difficult it is for even very skilled, very qualified women to get placed on a board, and it has renewed my commitment...

 
 
 
MintHealth unveils blockchain-based personal health record platform

MINTHEALTH UNVEILS BLOCKCHAIN-BASED PERSONAL HEALTH RECORD PLATFORM

Founded by executives from MD Revolution and Nucleus Health, San Diego-based MintHealth has launched a personal health record built...

VR can aid seniors and chronic disease patients, but don't overhype its capabilities

VR CAN AID SENIORS AND CHRONIC DISEASE PATIENTS, BUT DON'T OVERHYPE ITS CAPABILITIES

During a panel discussion at the Connected Health Conference in Boston, two physicians and a patient touched on how virtual reality...

 
 
 
Report: CVS Health exploring expansion into health insurance through Aetna deal worth $66B

REPORT: CVS HEALTH EXPLORING EXPANSION INTO HEALTH INSURANCE THROUGH AETNA DEAL WORTH $66B

Transformation is a strong undercurrent in healthcare these days. Online retailer Amazon and insurer Anthem want to be in the pharmacy...

Stop the insanity: It's time for health data to enter the 21st Century

STOP THE INSANITY: IT'S TIME FOR HEALTH DATA TO ENTER THE 21ST CENTURY

To build a modern healthcare system, we need data liquidity and there are lessons from the world of finance, which decades ago created...

 
 
 
A ‘rogue' clinical trial for herpes vaccine highlights the risks of flouting FDA regulations

A ‘ROGUE' CLINICAL TRIAL FOR HERPES VACCINE HIGHLIGHTS THE RISKS OF FLOUTING FDA REGULATIONS

“This researcher went rogue,” said Fernandez Lynch, the lawyer who specializes in medical ethics. “When one of their own goes rogue,...

Castlight President Derek Newell Q&A: Consolidation is coming to corporate wellness

CASTLIGHT PRESIDENT DEREK NEWELL Q&A: CONSOLIDATION IS COMING TO CORPORATE WELLNESS

Newell shared insights on what it takes to succeed in corporate wellness and market trends in the runup to MedCity ENGAGE where he...