Theranica Raises $35M to Bring Innovative Migraine Device to the USA

March, 2019
Source: Cision

Theranica Raises $35M to Bring Innovative Migraine Device to the USA

NETANYA, Israel, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Theranica, a bio-medical technology company developing advanced electroceuticals for migraine and other prevalent diseases, announced the closing of its round B of financing, of $35 Million, led by aMoon, Israel’s largest healthcare VC. All existing investors of the company – Lightspeed Venture Partners, LionBird, Corundum Open Innovation and […]

Hospitals Get A Prescription For AI To Help Prevent Opioid Theft

February, 2019
Source: Forbes

Hospitals Get A Prescription For AI To Help Prevent Opioid Theft

Although they are meant to handle them responsibly, studies reveal that there are health care professionals who suffer from drug addiction. The findings suggest that 10%-15% of clinicians abuse drugs at some point during their career. This also typically means they have engaged in medication diversion. If you are not familiar with the term “diversion,” think of […]

Hackers are stealing millions of medical records – and selling them on the dark web

February, 2019
Source: CBS This Morning

Hackers are stealing millions of medical records – and selling them on the dark web

As health care providers store patients’ medical records digitally, some have left their files vulnerable to being exposed – and even sold on the black market, or the internet’s dark web. One victim of medical identity theft showed us just how much damage that could do. Read more…

36 late-, growth-, early-stage telehealth companies, according to Forrester

February, 2019
Source: Becker's Hospital Review

36 late-, growth-, early-stage telehealth companies, according to Forrester

The healthcare industry is expected to see virtual care demand outpace ambulatory care volumes by 2020, according to a Forrester report. As the value of the customer experience continues to increase, virtual care solutions must support patients along their entire care journey. To do this, health systems need to meet consumers’ evolved expectations, provide access to […]

Andrew Konya and his relentless pursuit of the truth

February, 2019
Source: Marketing Today Podcast

Andrew Konya and his relentless pursuit of the truth

This week on “Marketing Today,” Alan talks with Andrew Konya, CEO of Remesh, a company he co-founded in 2014 with the mission to create a technology that could truly represent the will of the people and amplify their collective voice. In that pursuit, Remesh uses AI to enable brands to engage with their audience quickly and more deeply to […]

Vidyo Integrates Telemedicine Video Conferencing Solution With Tyto Care For Remote Examination Capabilities

February, 2019
Source: BusinessWire

Vidyo Integrates Telemedicine Video Conferencing Solution With Tyto Care For Remote Examination Capabilities

HACKENSACK, N.J. & NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Vidyo, Inc., the leader in embedded real-time video solutions, today announced a planned integration with Tyto Care, the healthcare industry’s first all-in-one modular device and telehealth platform for on-demand, remote medical exams. Vidyo will integrate its VidyoConnect telemedicine video conferencing solution with the Tyto Care examination device to enhance remote examination […]

Q&A: Sweetch co-founder on digital health, wellness and Amazon & Apple influence

February, 2019
Source: Digital Health Age

Q&A: Sweetch co-founder on digital health, wellness and Amazon & Apple influence

Web Content Editor Ian Bolland spoke to Dana Chanan, CEO and co-founder of Sweetch, an artificial intelligence-based digital health coach that covers metabolic syndrome diseases. Topics discussed included Sweetch’s origins, what next for digital health and wellness, and how the likes of Amazon and Apple will affect the sector. First of all, where did the […]

Omron Healthcare and physIQ Partner to Transform Cardiovascular Patient Care

February, 2019
Source: Hastings Tribune

Omron Healthcare and physIQ Partner to Transform Cardiovascular Patient Care

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 6, 2019–Omron Healthcare, Inc. and physIQ Inc. today announced a collaboration to integrate Omron’s innovative FDA-cleared device, HeartGuide ®, the first wearable blood pressure monitor into the pinpointIQ® platform to monitor at-risk patients in an outpatient setting. The strategic collaboration aims to generate actionable clinical information for at-risk patients in an outpatient environment by leveraging […]

Tyto Care Brings the Doctor’s Visit to Home: Interview with Ophir Lotan

February, 2019
Source: MedGadget

Tyto Care Brings the Doctor’s Visit to Home: Interview with Ophir Lotan

Tyto Care is an on-demand telehealth provider based in Israel that hopes to bring all aspects of a doctor’s visit to the home. Beyond the limits of traditional telemedicine, the platform also allows patients to conduct their own physical exam using a device that combines a camera, stethoscope, otoscope, thermometer, and tongue depressor. The idea began […]