Prenetics acquires Kelaa workplace stress app
Prenetics, the genetic screening company, has acquired Soma Analytics, the developer of workplace stress relief app Kelaa.
Alex Guest Mon, 28/01/2019 - 14:35

Digital diabetes management market forecast to grow fast

The digital diabetes management market is rapidly becoming a big part of the healthtech industry, reveals a market report today. It is projected to reach nearly $20 billion in sales over the next five years.

NHS app begins public rollout

The UK's National Health Service (NHS) has begun the public rollout of the NHS app, which provides online access to NHS services.

Aether and UCL collaborate to develop 3D printed nanotech

A collaboration between Aether, the Californian bioprinter startup, and University College London (UCL) promises to develop a powerful new approach to 3D printing nanotechnology, while greatly reducing the cost compared with competitor offerings.

First EU citizens using cross-border ePrescriptions

The first EU patients can use digital prescriptions issued by their home doctor when visiting a pharmacy in another EU country. Finnish citizens are now able to retrieve medicine prescribed by a doctor in Finland from a pharmacy in Estonia with ePrescriptions.
UK government to tackle suicide with predictive AI
The UK government today published its first suicide prevention plan, with a focus on the use of social media and predictive analytics to identify those most at risk of suicide.
Alex Guest Tue, 22/01/2019 - 17:14

President Clinton recognises lives saved through healthcare technology

Former President of the US Bill Clinton presented the keynote address at the World Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit this weekend, drawing attention to the lives saved through the work of the Patient Safety Movement, and highlighting the importance of healthcare technology.

Tyto Care closes $9 million funding for telehealth service

Israeli telehealth startup Tyto Care has raised $9 million from Itochu of Japan, Sanford Health of the US, and Shenzhen Capital Group of China. 

Tyto is a handheld kit and app that enables remote, guided medical exams and diagnosis using a 'digital stethoscope'. 

The new funding comes a year after the company raised $24.5 million in a round led by Ping An Global Voyager Fund of China, and will be used for expansion in the US, Japan and China. 

Fitbit users can now contribute data to NIH All of US programme
The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) together with Fitbit have launched the Bring Your Own Device project, enabling Fitbit users to share data with the NIH 'All of Us' programme. 
Alex Guest Thu, 17/01/2019 - 09:22