CMS proposes a few clarifications to its chronic care management billing code From Mobil Health News

by Admin 07.02.2015

At the beginning of 2015, CMS began reimbursing physicians for the care they provide to a particular group of their Medicare patients remotely and between visits. This new billing code, called Chronic Care Management (CCM), required that this remote care meet a few criteria, like patients must have two or more chronic conditions; the physician must […]

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FDA expands Proteus Digital Health’s clearance to include measuring medication adherence From Mobil Health News

by Admin 07.02.2015

Proteus Digital Health has received an update to its FDA 510(k) clearance for its digital medicine platform, adding a new indication to the clearance. The system is now, to the company’s knowledge, the first technology to have an indication in its FDA clearance for measuring medication adherence. “We are delighted that our collaborative work with the FDA […]

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Novartis launches smartwatch navigation app for the visually impaired From Mobil Health News

by Admin 07.01.2015

Novartis has released a new Apple Watch and Android Wear app geared at helping visually-impaired people navigate their environment. The app is one of two Via Opta apps that have been available on the iPhone since August 2014, but a new upgrade adds additional features and brings Via Opta Nav onto a wearable for more convenient navigation. […]

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StartUp Health: $2.8B in digital health funding so far this year From Mobil Health News

by Admin 07.01.2015

Investment trends in digital health companies point to increasing evidence of a maturing space, according to StartUp Health’s Midyear Report. StartUp’s figures show that overall investment tracks with the first half of 2014, but a larger percentage of deals is focused on later-stage companies. So far this year, StartUp Health has reported 226 deals and a total […]

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