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AI-Powered Voice Assistance Behind New Digital Health Company Frontive Health (Interview)

Voice assistants are quickly becoming a popular consumer tool that allows users to access libraries of skills, including games, news, and reminders. Last month, Los Angeles-based Frontive Health launched its smart personal health platform to help patients more easily adhere to their care regimens by leveraging Amazon Echo’s voice assistant. Utilizing a “less is more”… Read More »

Digital Medicine: Digital Health, Plus Evidence, Plus Humility – Forbes

After breathlessly ascending the peak of inflated expectations, and careening down through the trough of despair, digital health seems poised to re-emerge, battered but not beaten, in the form of digital medicine: digital health plus evidence plus humility. Andy Coravos, CEO of Elektra Labs and co-organizer of the 2019 Harvard Digital Medicine Symposium. (Photo credit:… Read More »

Digital health market is frothy, but it doesn't look like a bubble

Since my company, Rock Health, began researching and tracking funding into the digital health space in 2011, we’ve reported steady growth nearly every year. 2018 was no different, with a massive $ 7.9 billion in venture filling start-ups’ coffers. But the signals we’re seeing — large, late-stage rounds at high valuations and shorter periods between… Read More »

Why A Digital Detox Is Essential And How To Unplug

As you’re here, reading this, you know that your entire body and mind are craving some rest from the incessant screen exposure, annoying notifications constantly buzzing from your phone, and almost constant communication via social media. So much noise, and yet, so little real bonding or connecting. Since more people are switching to fully-digital careers,… Read More »

CDC recognizes Livongo's DPP, eGYM raises $20M, and more digital health news briefs

Livongo’s DPP recogized by the CDC. Digital chronic care company Livongo Health’s Diabetes Prevention Program has received full recognition from the CDC, according to a release from the company. The designation implies that the digital offering meets the agency’s standards as a Type 2 diabetes prevention and lifestyle change intervention, and is listed within the… Read More »