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Peek eye test found to be just as accurate as standard paper tests

Peek eye test found to be just as accurate as standard paper tests

Of the 233 patients incorporated in the test, all concluded that Peek Acuity software produced results equivalent to the expensive standard examination chart.

Aetna acquires Humana for $37 billion

Aetna acquires Humana for $37 billion

The deal will have a massive impact on the digital health industry, as both companies are already offering a number of mobile apps and services.

Australia's Telstra launches a telehealth service

Australia's Telstra launches a telehealth service

Instead of emphasizing convenience, Telstra is pointing out that talking to a doctor by phone or online might actually be safer than seeing a doctor in person.

FDA says Proteus Ingestible Sensor can be used for medication adherence

FDA says Proteus Ingestible Sensor can be used for medication adherence

When used with a medication, the Ingestible Sensor marks actual intake time, which is a quantifiable event that has allowed FDA to grant the expanded indication.

Campaign launches to enhance demand and improve access to health data

Campaign launches to enhance demand and improve access to health data

The Get My Health Data Campaign is launched to support patients in asking for, getting and effectively using their digital health data.

Your.MD raises $5M for its AI-powered health assistant service

Your.MD raises $5M for its AI-powered health assistant service

The company is hoping to improve the way we self diagnose ourselves with the help of artificial intelligence and machine learning.

40% of U.S. broadband households want medical alerts on their smartphones

40% of U.S. broadband households want medical alerts on their smartphones

About 10% of U.S. broadband households have some smart home product, and by 2019 the number of U.S. homes with a smart home controller will exceed 26 million.

StartUp Health Midyear Report: $2.8B, 226 deals in digital health funding

StartUp Health Midyear Report: $2.8B, 226 deals in digital health funding

Top three deals include employee benefits manager Zenefits ($500M), health insurer Oscar ($145M), and life science company NantBioScience ($100M).

OAXIS unveils smart wellness line

OAXIS unveils smart wellness line

The line consist of a smart water bottle, body analyzer, and fitness bands, all of which can be ordered on Pozible, and on Oaxis.com in September.

Under Armour acquires group workout finder app Gritness

Under Armour acquires group workout finder app Gritness

Gritness lists 1.5 million activities in places all over the world; it supports 21 sports, including cycling, running, and yoga.

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