HIMSS20: What’s in it for EMEA changemakers?

Ahead of the conference, HIMSS director Angela Velkova writes about the organisation’s work across the EMEA region to transform the global health landscape. Source link

Livongo doubled membership in 2019

A little less than a year after it went public, digital health startup Livongo began to pick up traction with users. The company, which makes a platform to manage diabetes and other chronic conditions, nearly doubled its membership in 2019. It also surpassed analysts’ revenue expectations, though the company still is operating at...

Data revolution in healthcare puts spotlight on Artificial Intelligence targets for M&A, says Hampleton Partners’ report

Jonathan Simnett, director, Hampleton Partners
10 per cent of all healthtech deals are now AI-related and growing at exponential rateLondon, UK – 25 February 2020. The latest Healthtech M&A market report from Hampleton Partners, the international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, reveals that boom times are back in healthtech M&A, along with a rapidly increasing...

AI in healthcare: What is next for the UK and EU?

My colleagues at NHSX are starting to uncover the significant opportunities offered by Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions for keeping people healthy, improving care and saving lives. In the field of diagnostics alone, we are seeing capabilities develop in areas such as rapid image recognition, symptom checking and risk stratification. AI could help, for example,...

Benefits assistant HealthJoy raises $30M

HealthJoy, a Chicago-based startup that makes it easier for employees to access their benefits, closed a $30 million series C funding round. Health Velocity Capital led the funding round, according to TechCrunch, with participation from past investors including U.S. Venture Partners, Chicago Ventures and Epic Ventures. The company’s app directs patients to a chatbot...

You Can Now Save Your Apple Watch Workouts To Strava Directly

The Apple Watch is the most popular wearable in the world, and that’s in no small way because of its sports and activity tracking features. Strava, for its part, is one of the most popular activity sharing apps in the world. Considering those two facts, it’s been more than a little annoying...

TrueProfile.io and RAKMHSU sign first UAE partnership to strengthen graduates’ career potential

Signing ceremony between TrueProfile.io and RAKMHSU
TrueProfile.io® and Ras al Khaimah Medical and Health Sciences University (RAKMHSU) have signed the first pivotal partnership in the UAE to support graduates in securing coveted job opportunities and pursuing higher studies overseas. TrueProfile.io, powered by the DataFlow Group, is a leader in the document verification industry. Their new partnership...

The emerging digital landscape of the 2020s

Health and care are going through a very accelerated phase of change. There are various drivers causing these changes and these are starting to demonstrably exert their influence as well as start to act synergistically. Among these changes: Aging and accompanying multimorbidity, both of which drive increases in activity in existing health and care...

Would ‘Medicare For All’ cost more than U.S. budget? Biden says so. Math says no.

Medicare for All
During the Feb. 7 Democratic presidential debate, former Vice President Joe Biden once again questioned the price tag of “Medicare for All,” the single-payer health care proposal championed by one of his key rivals, Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Biden argued that the plan was fiscally irresponsible and would require raising middle-class taxes. Specifically,...

The Adizero Pro Marathon Shoe Is Adidas’s Nike Vaporfly Rival

Before the Nike Vaporfly 4% and NEXT% came along, you would see a range of shoes being used by runners at the sharp end of marathon racing. However, if there was one shoe that did stand out as more popular than most, it was the Adidas Adizero Adios. The shoe was used...
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