mHealth News: The Headlines You Might Have Missed

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week. Report: Healthcare IT VC …

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newsHere are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that our sister site mHealthWatch has been monitoring this past week.

Report: Healthcare IT VC Funding in 2015 Plateaus
This week, MHW was privy to a new industry data from Mercom Capital Group, which just released its annual report on funding and mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity for the Healthcare Information Technology (IT) / Digital Health sector in 2015.

Massachusetts Unveils Digital Health Initiative
Earlier this month, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and executives from the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership (MACP) joined leaders from across state government, healthcare, and the technology sector at Boston Children’s Hospital to announce what the partners call a “comprehensive public-private partnership designed to accelerate the competitiveness of the Commonwealth’s digital healthcare industry.”

Women’s Health Education Boosted Dramatically Through Mobile
On Thursday, mHealthWatch was privy to an announcement from IMImobile, which helps companies engage with their customers via mobile technologies.

Mayo Clinic’s Kiosk Maker Partner in Financial Trouble
One of the most respected healthcare institutions in the world, Mayo Clinic, is feeling the consequences this month of the bankruptcy of one Ohio-based kiosk-maker.

AmeriHealth New Jersey Turns Attention to Telemedicine
AmeriHealth New Jersey announced Thursday that it’s the latest organization to embrace telemedicine on a large scale to benefit employees.

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