January 11, 2024
An antitrust lawsuit has been filed against Cigna-owned online pharmacy and pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) Express Scripts by several community, independent pharmacies. The suit alleges the company teamed with rival PBMs to fix pharmaceutical reimbursement rates and fees and collect a portion of the revenue.
PBMs manage pharmacy benefits for healthcare plans, and can negotiate prescription prices...
January 10, 2024
Connecticut-based suicide prevention telehealth platform Vita Health has secured $22.5 million in Series A funding.
LFE Capital, CVS Health Ventures, Athyrium Capital Management, Flare Capital Partners, Connecticut Innovations, CU Healthcare Innovation Fund and HopeLab participated in the round.
WHAT IT DOES
Vita Health connects telehealth providers with youth and adults contemplating suicide....
January 10, 2024
The Alice Lee Centre for Nursing Studies at the Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore has developed a mobile parenting app which found to be particularly helpful for mothers dealing with postpartum depression amid the recent global pandemic.
The Supportive Parenting app provides information and tips through videos, podcasts, and written articles based on the expertise...
January 9, 2024
At the JPM Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, Amazon announced the launch of its new Health Condition Programs, which allow customers to tap into digital health benefits offered through their employer or insurance carrier, with chronic care management company Omada Health as the company's launch partner.
Amazon aims to help individuals access digital health tools that can help them manage...
January 8, 2024
Healthcare data analytics company Socially Determined and Uber Health, the ride-hailing company's healthcare arm for patients and providers, are partnering to improve access to food and prescription delivery as well as transportation services by leveraging social determinants of health analytics.
Socially Determined offers payers, providers, life sciences organizations and others an analytics...
January 6, 2024
Imagineering is the research and development arm of the Walt Disney Company, which is responsible for creating, designing and constructing Disney theme parks, merchandise development, Disney games and other attractions globally.
Joe Lanzisero, former Walt Disney imagineer and current VP of Zeitgeist Design & Production, sat down with MobiHealthNews to discuss the creation process of...
January 4, 2024
Pharma giant Lilly announced the launch of a digital health experience dubbed LillyDirect, which offers patients with diabetes, obesity and migraines access to healthcare providers, educational information and a digital pharmacy for select Lilly medicines.
The platform includes LillyDirect Pharmacy Solutions, which allows patients to order Lilly's drugs via a third-party online pharmacy...
January 3, 2024
Veradigm, a data-driven healthcare technology company, announced it acquired revenue cycle optimization platform Koha Health the same day law firm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP announced it filed a class action lawsuit against the health technology company on behalf of its investors.
The class action lawsuit was filed against Veradigm on behalf of purchasers of the company's common stock...
December 29, 2023
Federal agencies like the FDA and HHS have established safety programs to ensure safe and trustworthy artificial intelligence use in various sectors, including healthcare.
Digital health executives relayed their recommendations, advice, and suggestions for regulators configuring rules around AI use in healthcare to MobiHealthNews, including flagging AI-generated content and building off existing...
December 28, 2023
Meds tracking live on Samsung Health
Samsung Electronics has started rolling out a new Medications tracking feature on the Samsung Health app to help users manage their medications and improve adherence.
The feature helps users keep track of their prescription and over-the-counter medications. It also provides users detailed information about their medications, including potential side effects...