Boston-based Akili Interactive Labs has partnered with Delivering Scientific Innovation for Autism (DELSIA), a not-for-profit subsidiary of Autism Speaks. DELSIA is funding an efficacy study of Akili’s iOS-based game, called Project: EVO, with children that have high-functioning autism and ADHD. The trial will be a blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study “that will look to measure cognitive and symptom improvement over one month of device play”, […]

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Chrono Therapeutics, a Hayward, California-based company working on a new wearable for smoking cessation and drug delivery,  has received an investment from seed fund Rock Health. According to MedCity News, Rock Health has contributed $100,000. This brings the company’s total funding to about $32.1 million. Chrono disclosed its most recent round in June 2014. It included […]

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Why Partners and Daiichi Sankyo partnered on an AFib remote patient monitoring pilot From Mobil Health News

by Admin 03.03.2015

The partnership between Daiichi Sankyo and Partners HealthCare’s Center for Connected Health to bring mobile device monitoring to atrial fibrillation patients is still in its early stages, so there’s no data to share from the pilot. But Partners VP of Connected Care Dr. Joseph Kvedar and Greg Barrett, VP of Marketing and Managed Markets at […]

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Survey: 82 percent know the Apple Watch tracks health, fitness From Mobil Health News

by Admin 03.03.2015

While we have tracked the slow spread of misinformation about the Apple Watch’s health tracking capabilities, at least one recent survey indicates one segment of the general public knows what the device can do. According to the small survey, 82 percent of people know that the Apple Watch has health and fitness tracking features. The survey included responses from […]

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