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Morgan Health hires former Walmart executive and more digital health hires

Morgan Health, JPMorgan Chase's healthcare business unit, announced Dr. Cheryl Pegus will support the company's strategic investments aimed at closing gaps in healthcare, working closely with Dan Hartman and Jeff Reis, who lead the company's ventures and investment efforts. Pegus...

Fujitsu to test new MM wave sensor, AI for fall detection in Japan’s nursing homes

Fujitsu and Wakayama Medical University in Japan will conduct joint trials of new fall detection technologies to monitor patients in highly private spaces, including hospital rooms and nursing homes. WHAT IT'S ABOUT Over the next 16 months, they will test Fujitsu's millimetre-wave sensor,...

AEYE Health receives FDA 510(k) for AI-backed diabetic retinopathy screening

Israeli startup AEYE Health announced last week it had received FDA 510(k) clearance for its AI-based screening tool for diabetic retinopathy. The AEYE-DS system, which received the agency's green light earlier this month, uses images from each eye to detect signs...

How digital health startups should plan for declining investment

There was a massive influx of capital provided to digital health companies in 2021, but there's since been a contraction in the public market, with digital health funding decreasing.  Still, with the increased investments seen last year, companies' valuations rose...

When do you need reading glasses?

Everyone has that moment when they realize they might need reading glasses. Whether it was while reading your page-turner late into the night, or scanning the paper early in the morning, you couldn’t help but notice the words just...

Theranos’ Holmes sentenced to more than 11 years in prison

Elizabeth Holmes, former CEO of the failed blood-testing startup Theranos, on Friday was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for defrauding investors.  The sentence ends a years-long saga that raised questions about Silicon Valley's "move fast and break...

Roundup: DispatchHealth receives $330M and more digital health fundings

Denver-based in-home care provider DispatchHealth raised $330 million in funding with the equity raise led by Optum Ventures, bringing the company's total raise to over $700 million.  New investors Blue Shield of California, Olayan Group, Adams Street Partners, Pegasus Tech...

SonderMind acquires mental health monitoring, support company Total Brain

Digital behavioral health company SonderMind announced this week it had acquired Total Brain, a platform that allows users to track their mental capacity, emotions and stress levels.  Total Brain's offerings include brain assessments and tracking, screeners for common mental  health...

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