At HIMSS19, one theme seems to filter through all the buzz and activity: delivering value-based, patient-centred care.
Constrained by workforce shortages during the difficult winter period, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust deployed Current, an AI-enabled wearable platform, to remotely monitor patients after being discharged from hospital.
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.
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 […]
Venture capital funding for digital health companies grew to $9.5 billion in 2018, up 32% from $7.2 billion in 2017, according to Mercom Capital Group, a global communications and research firm.
The UK’s NHS has today published its Long Term Plan, which sets out a vision to save half a million lives ‘with practical action on major killer conditions and investment in world class, cutting edge treatments’ over the next decade. At the heart of the plans is the use of technology for a wide range […]
Mindstrong Health has increased its Series B investment round with an additional $31 million, led by General Catalyst.