January 9, 2024
Boston-based virtual reality platform XRHealth announced it secured $6 million in funding, led by Asabys Partners, with participation from NOVA Prime Fund and the company's current investors.
WHAT IT DOES
XRHealth's platform allows patients with stress and anxiety, chronic pain, fibromyalgia, and neurological conditions to connect with a provider via telehealth and receive recommended therapies...
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 2, 2024
Tech-enabled Medicare Advantage company Devoted Health announced it scored $175 million in Series E funding at the end of 2023.
Venture capital companies Fearless Ventures, Highbury Holdings, Stardust Equity, GIC, Maverick Ventures and The Space Between led the round.
Andreessen Horowitz, Emerson Collective, Socium Ventures, The Private Shares Fund, and affiliated funds, General Catalyst, F-Prime...
January 2, 2024
Diagnostics company LumiraDx announced it signed an agreement to sell its point-of-care technology to pharma giant Roche for $295 million, with an additional payment of $55 million to fund the platform until the acquisition closes.
LumiraDx developed a diagnostic testing system that uses a small, portable instrument and microfluidic test strips to perform multiple lab-quality tests via a single...
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 27, 2023
Executives in the digital health space shared with MobiHealthNews the most notable events in healthcare in 2023, including generative AI moving into the mainstream, the rise of ChatGPT, the fall of Silicon Valley Bank and Medicaid disenrollment.
Matthew Stoudt, cofounder and CEO of AppliedVR
"Silicon Valley Bank was the clear Black Swan event of 2023 and sent a shockwave through the entire system...
December 15, 2023
The emergence of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare is the result of increased demand for tailored healthcare solutions, lower costs, higher accuracy pertaining to medical decisions and diagnosis to improve patient health outcomes.
With an estimated valuation of $15.1 billion for the global market in 2022, AI in healthcare is an irreversible process that is already reshaping medicine and...
December 14, 2023
Google announced the release of MedLM, two foundational models built off Med-PaLM 2, designed to answer medical questions, generate insights from unstructured data and summarize medical information.
The tech giant said that through piloting its LLMs with healthcare organizations, it has learned the most effective AI models are designed to address specific use cases. Therefore, the large model...
December 14, 2023
Leaders in the digital health space told MobiHealthNews their predictions about where AI will make the most significant mark in healthcare in 2024.
Following the considerable increase in the use of AI in healthcare in 2023, stakeholders expect next year to bring even wider adoption of the technology across various sectors, from implementation in physician-facing tools that help ease provider...
December 12, 2023
AI in healthcare and value-based care enablement are top developing trends in healthcare, but lack scalability so far, while big box retailers as providers and data interoperability have shown a high volume of activity in 2023, and are scaling with long-term trajectories.
Rock Health's report, which utilized data to determine the sequence of developments in the digital health space this year,...