The Los Angeles-based startup received a breakthrough device designation from the FDA for using VR to manage chronic pain. It recently published the results of a 92-person virtual trial testing VR for pain management at home.
What You Should Know: – FDA awards AppliedVR Breakthrough Device designation for treating treatment-resistant fibromyalgia and chronic intractable lower back pain – AppliedVR’s EaseVRx program helps patients learn self-management skills grounded in evidence-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) principles and other behavioral methods. AppliedVR, a pioneer advancing… Read More »FDA Grants AppliedVR Breakthrough Designation for Virtual Reality Chronic Pain Treatment
Akili has new data from its childhood hyperactivity therapeutic video game EndeavorRx, as the company builds a case for the technology with longer-term trial data. The company announced several new data readouts, including outcomes data from the STARS-Adjunct trial, a multi-site open-label study testing EndeavorRx… Read More »Akili presents new real-world data from therapeutic ADHD video game
The deal with Roche subsidiary Genentech is likely not the last for Genesis Therapeutics, which is based on AI research undertaken at Stanford. Such partnerships are potentially lucrative for drug-discovery startups.
What You Should Know: – 65% of patients say they will wait to receive the forthcoming COVID-19 vaccine even if it becomes available before the end, according to a new Medisafe survey. – Consumers cited greater trust in Dr. Anthony Fauci and established protocols as… Read More »Consumers Cite Trump as Leading Driver of COVID-19 Vaccine Skepticism
Digital therapeutics are clinically validated applications / software / online programs that have demonstrated the capability to facilitate positive outcomes when used in the prevention / treatment / management of diseases / clinical conditions. These therapeutics are designed to engage patients in personalized treatment or… Read More »Digital Therapeutics: Key Concepts and Regulations to Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic
The Silicon Valley startup plans to start its registration-directed study of Limbix Spark in the earlier part of next year and – if successful – would anticipate FDA clearance in early 2022.
Chance Scott, a Director in life sciences at Guidehouse, talks about some of the challenges digital health innovators face, from reimbursement by private plans to the future of reimbursement for other telehealth tools and digital therapeutics.
The recent decades have shown an accelerated development and evolution in the technology world, leading to unexpected growth in digital health companies. The Digital Therapeutics companies aid patients to schedule appointments, view medical records and seek medical advice without visiting clinics or hospitals. With the… Read More »Top 20 Innovative Digital Therapeutics Companies of 2019
What You Should Know: DarioHealth raises $28M in institutional financing intended to finance growth of their digital therapeutics B2B market share with employers, health insurance plans, and healthcare providers. The company sold 2,969,266 shares of common stock and, to certain investors in lieu thereof, pre-funded… Read More »Digital Therapeutics Company DarioHealth Raises $28M to Expand Market Share
Several digital therapy and digital health firms have been selected to join a group of startups by the innovation platform, Kickstart, linking them with a range of investors in an initiative beginning in autumn. The digital therapy companies include SidekickHealth and Kaia Health, focusing on… Read More »Digital therapy firms link up with Swiss accelerator Kickstart
The companies will test Biofourmis’ sensor and artificial intelligence system in a clinical trial of more than 120 women with endometriosis.
Shots: The two companies collaborated to develop and distribute innovative digital therapeutics supporting people with diabetes on biologics therapy. The collaboration allows Biocon to offer Insulia to T2D patients across several markets globally Biocon aspires to reimagine the patient ecosystem by developing a technology-dependent operating… Read More »Biocon Collaborates with Voluntis on Digital Therapeutics for Insulins
DarioHealth, Williams Medical Partner to Expand Digital Therapeutics Platform Across the UK and Ireland
What You Should Know: – Dario Health enters strategic partnership with Williams Medical marking its expansion into the UK remote patient monitoring market across the UK and Ireland. – Williams Medical is the leading provider of medical goods and services to primary care in the… Read More »DarioHealth, Williams Medical Partner to Expand Digital Therapeutics Platform Across the UK and Ireland
What You Should Know: – 40 percent of the global disease burden could be addressed with known interventions, but that leaves 60 percent unaddressed. – As part of the recent McKinsey report Prioritizing health: A prescription for prosperity, the McKinsey Global Institute identified ten promising… Read More »10 Healthcare Innovations That Can Reduce Total Disease Burden 6-10% by 2040
What You Should Know: – Repurpose.AI, has partnered with Scripps Research to discover drug candidates that may be repurposed to treat COVID-19. – The partnership will leverage Repurpose.AI’s ActivPred AI Drug Discovery Platform, an unbiased drug, target, and disease agnostic digital chemistry engine, to discover… Read More »Scripps Research, Repurpose.AI Partner to Develop COVID-19 Therapeutics