Heather Mack

Heather Mack

Journalist at MobiHealthNews

Print and radio journalist covering the technology and business aspects of health. UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, 2015.

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HealthPrize raises second round of funding for medication ...

HealthPrize raises second round of funding for medi...

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Heather Mack. Cisco spinoff Avizia raises $11M to expand telehealth offerings. July 11, 2016. Reston, Virginia-based Avizia has raised $11 million in Series A ......

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By Heather Mack July 12, 2016. They may want it, but, for one reason or another, they aren't using it. While nearly 90 percent of Canadians said in a recent ......

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Payer

By Heather Mack July 7, 2016. Keep it simple. That's what consumers are saying when it comes to health insurance companies' tech offerings, according to a ......

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By Heather Mack July 6, 2016. New York-based indoor mapping and navigation company Connexient announced the launch of its app with the National Institute  ......

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Google DeepMind announces research project with NHS to detect eye diseases

DeepMind, a UK-based subsidiary of Google, today announced a new research project with National Health Service specialist Moorfields Hospital to use artificial intelligence to detect and treat blindness-causing eye diseases.  ...

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Fertility services company Progyny raises $14.7M, launches app

New York, NY-based digital health care company Progyny, which focuses on in vitro fertilization and fertility, has closed its Series B round after raising nearly $15 million. The company also launched an app designed to deliver a comprehensive “shopping” experience for consumers seeking fertility services like invitro fertilization, egg freezing...

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Mount Sinai launches new umbrella app, MountSinaiNY, for patients

Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) in New York announced yesterday the launch of MountSinaiNY, a new patient-facing app that the health system says will serve as an umbrella app for current and future patient-facing apps their team launches. Mount Sinai partnered with San Jose, CA-based LifeMap Solutions, a subsidiary of...

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Startup Health: $3.9B in digital health funding for 2016's first half

Investment in digital health for the first half of 2016 has reached $3.9 billion, breaking funding records and showing a robust market that is expected to continue growing, according to a midyear report by digital health network and accelerator StartUp Health....

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Survey: Most Canadians want, but do not use, digital health tools

They may want it, but, for one reason or another, they aren’t using it. While nearly 90 percent of Canadians said in a recent survey that they want digital health technologies – believing it leads to better healthcare – only a small percentage are actually taking advantage of tools, according...

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Cisco spinoff Avizia raises $11M to expand telehealth offerings

Reston, Virginia-based Avizia has raised $11 million in Series A funding, bringing the telemedicine company’s total funding to $19.5 million. The funding round, led by Blue Heron Capital, also included Lavrock Ventures, NextGen Venture Partners, Middleland Capital, Waterline Capital and Blu Ventures.  ...

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Survey: Consumers want straightforward tools, not flashy tech, from health plans

Keep it simple. That’s what consumers are saying when it comes to health insurance companies' tech offerings, according to a recent survey by global consulting company PwC’s Strategy&.  ...

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Spire launches new app with breath monitoring, contextual feedback

San Francisco-based Spire, which sells a breath-monitoring wearable aimed at increasing mindfulness and calm, launched a new version of its app that includes real-time respiration monitoring and integrations with built-in iOS apps. Apple will also be selling the device in its retail stores across the US starting July 12.  ...

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Caremerge raises $14M for senior care coordination

Caremerge, the Chicago-based company offering care coordination software for assisted living facilities, has raised $14 million in funding. Insight Venture Partners led this funding round, which will enable Caremerge to expand in the post-acute care market....

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Report: Eye and gesture tracking sensors are a $5B market

Eye-tracking and gesture sensors are set to mark the next stage of innovation in machine design, according to new data from ABI Research. Just like touchscreens took over where the hand-controlled PC mouse left off, sensor technology is will change the way people interact with machines and systems....