What You Should Know: – MEDITECH recently announced Expanse Patient Connect, powered by WELL Health, a contemporary, mobile solution enabling bidirectional, communication between healthcare organizations and their patients. Available through the MEDITECH Cloud Platform, the solution leverages WELL Health’s automated patient interaction functionality to improve provider efficiency… Read More »MEDITECH, WELL Health Partner to Enhance Digital Patient Engagement
What You Should Know: – Today, Empathy, a digital companion app combining technology and human support to empower bereaved families, is coming out of stealth with $13M in seed funding, backed by major VC firms including General Catalyst and Aleph. – Empathy’s technology streamlines the bureaucracy… Read More »Digital Companion App Empathy Raises $13M to Help Families Deal with Death
Ralf-Gordon Jahns, Managing Director of R2G For many companies, 2020 has been a devastating year due to the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the same can be said for the digital health sector, the pandemic has also paved a way for unexpected and extraordinary… Read More »Top 5 Business Opportunities for Digital Health Companies in 2021. Where Is The Money?
What You Should Know: – Boston Scientific announces an agreement to acquire Preventice Solutions, a leading developer of mobile health solutions and remote monitoring services that connect patients and caregivers for $925M in cash. – The acquisition of external cardiac monitoring technologies and services providers… Read More »Boston Scientific Acquires Preventice Solutions for $925M in Cash
Follow along with our blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow, where we’ll address healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate. Change. It’s constantly redefining the healthcare landscape, whether triggered by technology innovations, cultural shifts, or world events. Healthcare organizations understand this and plan for it, putting continuity and recovery plans in… Read More »Achieve Business and Clinical Resiliency in Times of Change
Today, Apple announced the Health Records feature within the Health app is now available for users in the UK and Canada to securely view and store their medical records right on their iPhone, with their privacy protected at all times. Oxford University Hospitals and Women’s… Read More »Apple Rolls Out Health Records on iPhone to the UK, Canada
What You Should Know: – CVS introduced Spoken Rx™, a new feature of the CVS Pharmacy app that can read important prescription information out loud. It is vitally important for patient safety and adherence that prescription labels are clear and visible, but for patients with visual impairments… Read More »New CVS Pharmacy App Feature Can Read Prescription Labels Out Loud for Visually Impaired