Nonprofit Hacking Medicine Institute to spearhead latest health app curation attempt From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.03.2015

The new Hacking Medicine Institute, a nonprofit that spun out of MIT this past summer, is launching the latest initiative to produce reviews of mobile health apps and digital health tools. The vetting will be done by Harvard-affiliated physicians, according to a story in Medical Marketing & Media. The venture will curate the mobile health app […]

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Webinar invitation: Rise and fall of consumer-grade tablets in healthcare From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.03.2015

It was only five years ago that tablet devices quickly made their way into the hands of clinicians. Seemingly overnight the tablet form factor became a dominant device, used by a majority of physicians in the US, often in addition to their existing PCs and laptops. Consumer-grade tablets broke into clinical settings as a part […]

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GreatCall acquires Lively’s aging in place technology assets From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.03.2015

San Diego-based GreatCall, which offers digital health services and devices to seniors, has acquired the assets of aging in place startup Lively for an undisclosed amount. “GreatCall’s leadership in active aging is rooted in customer knowledge. With a deep understanding of the needs of our customers, we have been uniquely positioned to build awareness of key […]

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Welltok acquires healthcare messaging company Silverlink, raises $45M From Mobil Health News

by Admin 12.03.2015

Denver, Colorado-based health management company Welltok has acquired Burlington, Massachusetts-based Silverlink, which offers a tool that healthcare organizations can use to create messaging campaigns for consumers. Welltok also raised $45 million to support part of the acquisition from Georgian Partners, EDBI, and Flare Capital. This brings Welltok’s total funding to at least $139 million. Silverlink has raised at […]

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