Digital Disruption

September 17, 2018 | by Andreea Ciulac

Digital diabetes market will reach $742M by 2022. What drives this growth?

diabetes

September 17, 2018

Digital diabetes market will reach $742M by 2022. What drives this growth?

Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions and digital health companies are fighting back with

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Swarm AI

September 14, 2018

Humans and AI More Efficient Working in Collaboration, Swarm AI Shows

A new hybrid system of artificial intelligence (AI) and human scientists has shown it can achieve

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Cigna

September 14, 2018

With $250 Million to Start, Cigna Ventures to Fund Innovation in the Healthcare System

Cigna announced, September 12, it will invest $250 million in the new Cigna Ventures fund,

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telehealth services

September 13, 2018

Illinois Ramps Up Fight Against Opioid Epidemic with Expansion of Telehealth Services

In a move meant to provide medical access to millions of patients, Illinois has approved a raft of

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physician burnout

September 12, 2018

Notable Raises $13.5M to Expand Wearable Doctor’s Assistant

Notable Health, a San Mateo, California-based startup, aims to lower the physician burnout

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e-cigarettes

September 11, 2018

When technology doesn’t solve a problem: use of e-cigarettes can nearly double the risk of heart attacks (study)

Technology is the driving force behind innovation in healthcare.  That is reflected not only

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ReMix

September 07, 2018

Team at MIT Develops Wireless Systems to Track Tumors and Dispense Drugs

MIT scientists have developed a system capable of locating ingestible implants inside the body

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Healthera

September 06, 2018

Healthera has new funding for more interconnected digital health solutions

Healthera, a British digital health platform has closed a £3 million Series A round, led by ADV

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Blockchain in Healthcare

September 06, 2018

7 Applications of Blockchain in Healthcare

‘Blockchain’ has become something of a buzzword in the past year or so. Fundamentally,

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digital disruption

September 05, 2018

Digital Disruption: The Transformation of Blockchain in Healthcare

As blockchain continues to build momentum, there remains varying perceptions of the efficacy of

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artificial intelligence in healthcare

September 04, 2018

4 Barriers to Adopting Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare and How to Overcome Them

The adoption of artificial intelligence in healthcare has been a hot topic and rightly so. AI

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healthtech startups

September 04, 2018

The Hottest Healthtech Startups Featured At Y Combinator’s Demo Day

For tech entrepreneurs looking for their big break, the Y Combinator’s biannual Demo Days is one

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GN Hearing

September 02, 2018

Google and GN Hearing partner up to produce a hearing aid integrated with Android

Denmark’s GN Hearing announced, August, 16, it has partnered with Google to develop a hearing

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virtual healthcare

August 30, 2018

Virtual Healthcare Startup Izzy Care on Mission to Revolutionize Healthcare

A New York-based virtual healthcare startup, Izzy Care, says it is on a mission to revolutionize

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Direct Primary Care

August 29, 2018

Hungry for Healthcare Solutions? Meet Direct Primary Care and HR6199

This post comes from one of our partners and has been written by Adam Habig, Co-Founder and

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August 29, 2018

How Nathaniel David is Transforming the Healthcare Industry

Nathaniel David is no stranger to the healthcare industry. The scientist and entrepreneur has

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top tech companies, healthcare innovation

August 27, 2018

How the “Big 4” Tech Companies Are Leading Healthcare Innovation

According to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), US health spending has already

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virus outbreak detection

August 27, 2018

Scientists Develop Model To Predict Enterovirus Outbreaks 2 Years In Advance

Researchers at the United Kingdom’s Imperial College London have developed a mathematical model

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Fitbit Charge 3

August 27, 2018

New Fitbit Charge 3 to Track Sleep Apnea

Fitbit just announced an update to their bestselling Charge 2 device. The new tracking feature

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RDMD

August 25, 2018

RDMD Gets $3 Million to Keep Researching Rare Diseases

RDMD, a San Francisco based healthcare technology company which aims to advance  research for

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virtual health

August 22, 2018

MDLIVE Virtual Health Expansion Gets $50 Million Boost in Funding

Virtual health provider, MDLIVE has closed a $50 million investment round led by Cigna and Health

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Apple Putting Together Team to Develop its Own Health Chips

August 21, 2018

Apple Putting Together Team to Develop its Own Health Chips

According to reports from CNBC, Apple is putting together a team to create a custom processor that

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health and wellness

August 17, 2018

This Week in Healthtech: Technology is Reshaping How We Exercise

Week ending 08-17-2018: reshaping the health and wellness industry with smart technology

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Startup Competitions

August 16, 2018

19 Top Healthcare Startup Competitions

If you’re a startup in the healthcare space, there has never been a more exciting time to

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online pharmacy pillpack

August 15, 2018

Amazon Enters Prescription Drug Industry, Buys Online Pharmacy PillPack

Amazon made waves in the healthcare industry recently by acquiring online pharmacy PillPack in a

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IncludeHealth Ryan Eder

August 13, 2018

Redefining Physical Exercise as We Know It: 3 things I Learned From Ryan Eder, CEO at IncludeHealth

Despite accounting for 18% of our country’s GDP, the healthcare industry has undergone very few

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August 06, 2018

Smart Technology for Seniors. It’s Here! We’re Ready. Are You?

By Amber Redmann, CEO, Parasol Alliance  As the CEO of a technology solutions company that

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healthcare startups

August 05, 2018

31 Best Healthcare Startups to Watch in 2018

At Healthcare Weekly, we take innovations from healthcare startups very seriously. Whether it’s

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Blockchain is Reshaping Healthcare

August 03, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Blockchain is Reshaping the Healthcare Industry

Week ending 08-03-2018: U.S. Healthcare companies and hospital systems are turning to Blockchain

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Healthcare Weekly

July 29, 2018

How Technology Can Help Solve the Country’s Shortage of Nurses

The shortage of nurses in the United States has been an ongoing issue for over a decade. New

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Beddr SleepTuner

July 27, 2018

Beddr SleepTuner Gets $5.6M in Funding to Establish Itself in U.S. Consumer Market

  Beddr received $5.6 million in Series A funding to bring its sleep tracker, the Beddr

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AI Revolutionizes Diagnosis

July 27, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Artificial Intelligence Revolutionizes Diagnosis

Week Ending 07-27-2018: Funding for AI Startups advancing medical diagnosis, NIH lends support to

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healthcare ai startup

July 24, 2018

$12.5 Million Funding for K Health, a Healthcare AI Startup That Helps People Self-Diagnose Their Medical Conditions

Artificial Intelligence start-up, Kang Health, has received $12.5 million in new funding for their

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healthcare data

July 23, 2018

Want to Sell Your Medical Data? Hu-manity Has a Blockchain-Based App for That

Hu-manity.co allows users to sell their patient data to big pharma directly by cutting the

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Healthcare Weekly

July 23, 2018

Saving Patients & Hospitals Millions with Government Programs

Healthcare Weekly recently interviewed Doc&I CEO, Brad Becker. Brad has vast operational

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July 21, 2018

Israeli Startup Carbyne Brings 911 Calls Into the 21st Century

Carbyne’s leading NG911 call handling platform — a platform that integrates real-time

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July 20, 2018

Verge Genomics Wants to Use Artificial Intelligence to Cure Diseases (and Gets $32M in Funding to Get There)

Drug discovery is a long and tedious enterprise. According to Tufts Center for the Study of Drug

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Value-based care

July 20, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Value-Based Care and Maximizing Patient Outcomes

Week Ending 07-20-2018: Optimizing patient outcomes and management costs through value-based

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July 19, 2018

Embleema Propels Healthcare Into the Future: New Platform Empowers Patients to Own & Share Their Medical Data 

New-York based Embleema announced on Tuesday the launch of a HIPAA compliant healthcare blockchain

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EHR Technology Empowers Patients

July 13, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Empowering Patients Through EHR Technology

Week Ending 07-13-18: How companies are empowering patients with emerging EHR technology 150,000

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mobile health and telemedicine

July 06, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
The Rise of Mobile Health

Week Ending 07-06-18: The rise of mobile health: telemedicine and doctors on-demand Telemedicine

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Independence Plus Complex Care Support

July 05, 2018

CEOs Must Adapt as Tech Changes Patient-Doctor Relationships

Organization: Independence Plus Interviewee: Danilo Coité, MD, CEO A trained physician with 15

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Teach followers about your organization

June 24, 2018

Using Social Media to Gain Awareness on Health Issues

Organization: Prevent Blindness Interviewee: Jeff Todd, CEO Healthcare Weekly recently

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10 Reasons the Healthcare Industry is Still Not Innovating in 2018 | Healthcare Weekly

June 15, 2018

Op-Ed: 10 Reasons the Healthcare Industry is Still Not Innovating in 2018

In a recent radio interview, I talked about why the healthcare industry is in an excellent

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Benefits and challenges in artificial intelligence in healthcare

June 15, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

Week Ending 06-15-18: Artificial Intelligence adoption and the future of AI in healthcare Cloud

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virtual reality to treat pain

June 08, 2018

Easing Pain With Virtual Reality: What US Health Providers Can Learn From Their French Counterparts

The latest breakthrough towards VR in healthcare comes from a French startup that wants to bring

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Apple, Amazon, and health apps

June 08, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Amazon’s Secret Lab

Week Ending 06-08-18: Big news from Apple, Amazon’s secret lab, and health app safety. Apple is

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A How-to Guide for Measuring the ROI of Your Digital Transformation | Healthcareweekly

June 07, 2018

How to Measure the ROI of Digital Healthcare Innovation

The rise of highly engaging digital experiences from e-commerce sites and the shift towards

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AI for accurate diagnoses

June 01, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
AI Beats Doctor’s Diagnosis

Week Ending 06-01-18: Artificial Intelligence beats doctor’s diagnoses, Tampa hospital makes

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5 Ways Technology Can Reduce Healthcare Costs | Healthcare Weekly

May 30, 2018

5 Ways Technology Can Reduce Healthcare Costs

Despite the current favorable economic climate, healthcare margins are likely to continue

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Artificial Intelligence and Precision Medicine Help the Fight Against Cancer

May 24, 2018

Artificial Intelligence and Precision Medicine Help the Fight Against Cancer

~~~Learn how AI can accelerate precision medicine to unlock the inner workings Once likened to

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Google assistant passes human test

May 10, 2018

Google Assistant Passes the Human Test. Physicians & Hospitals Will Save Billions

On May 10, 2018, Google made history yet again, this time at the Google I/O conference. The

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FDA and digital innovation

May 04, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
The FDA Speeds Up Innovation in Healthcare

Week Ending 05-04-18: The FDA, pre-certification, and the medical device industry Statement from

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FDA approve artificial intelligence

April 30, 2018

AI Comes to Healthcare With FDA Approval

As AI permeates every industry, it’s no surprise that healthcare is up next. The FDA made its

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Digital health on the rise

April 27, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Patient Engagement Powered by Digital Innovation

Week Ending 04-27-18: The patient, the employee, the consumer: engaging users and changing the

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April 25, 2018

Technology and Patient Care: 3 Ways Technology Can Increase Patient Satisfaction

For many hospitals and medical centers, increasing patient satisfaction is a never-ending process.

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Femtech innovation

April 20, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Femtech and Women’s Health

Week Ending 04-20-18: The femtech movement and what is means for women’s health, Frost and

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April 13, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Digital Innovation Advances Healthcare Industry

Week Ending 04-13-18: Healthtech company sees another round of investment, BCBS partners with

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Is Augmented Reality Healthcare Here To Stay? | HealthcareWeekly

April 12, 2018

Is Augmented Reality Healthcare Here To Stay?

How much do you know about augmented virtual reality? Even if your answer to this question is

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Digital Transformation in Healthcare: 3 Trends to Watch | Healthcare Weekly

April 10, 2018

Digital Transformation in Healthcare: 3 Trends to Watch

The digital transformation of the healthcare industry is in the news for a reason. According to

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Voice assistants in healthcare

April 06, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Voice Assistants Revolutionize Healthcare

Week Ending 04-06-18: Voice assistants tried and tested at Boston Children’s Hospital, Alexa can

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