Provider “Haves” and “Have-Nots”

Rhino Health, a startup leveraging federated learning to connect hospitals and AI developers, today emerged from stealth with $5 million. The company says it will use the funds to further develop its platform, which provides access to distributed datasets from a diverse group of patients.

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The Prescribed Wearable Device is Now indicated for Patients 12 Years Old and Above

NETANYA, Israel and MONTCLAIR, N.J., Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Theranica, a prescribed digital therapeutics (PDT) company developing advanced electroceuticals for migraine and other pain conditions, today announced that its Nerivio® therapeutic device has received the Food and Drug Administration clearance to market for an expanded indication for acute treatment of episodic or chronic migraine in people 12 years and older. The use of the device in the treatment of adolescents is supported by a study recently published in Headache. Read more…

We believe that 2020 represents an unprecedented inflection point in digital health, and aim to lay out the trends that we believe will define the coming decade, as well as the implications of these trends for our investment strategy.

News, insights and theses from the team at LionBird

We are looking for solutions that go beyond “blockchain for healthcare” — we want to see how these solutions are truly providing safe, trusted, and transparent sharing of medical data, and particularly how those solutions respect patient rights and patient privacy.

Combining more granular monitoring of physiology with home diagnostics means that healthcare may finally have the data that can drive meaningful analytics and interventions to prevent illness, the ultimate goal of any population health-centric system.

We are looking for platforms that seek to reimagine the diagnostic pipeline from lab order to action following a test result.

Patients will have the ability to build their own virtual care teams, complete with the providers that they choose, from any region or facility.

This space could evolve in two directions — tech platforms could “rent expertise” from top health systems to deliver care, or top health systems could “rent innovation” from platforms in order to project expertise.