Alert app

HelpAround launches personal Alert button app

The application allows chronic patients in distress and their caregivers to alert and conference-in the people they trust, by simply shaking their phone.
Vida personal health coach app

AstraZeneca, Vida to offer a coaching program for heart attack patients

Whereas users are typically required to pay $49 per month, select patients in participating hospitals will be able to use the new Day-by-Day app for free.
Welkin Health

Welkin Health raises $2M for its disease management coaching service

Humana's Innovation Group will pilot Welkin's solution on its population health management program for members who are in their 70s and have diabetes.
HealthMine table

Almost a half of users discovered their chronic condition through a wellness program

According to a HealthMine survey, 74% of users believe wellness programs should include genetic testing as a way to identify risk for chronic conditions.
Molly virtual nurse

Sense.ly raises $2.2M Series A for its virtual nurse platform

The company will use the fresh funds to enter new markets, expand support of its global customer base, and drive enhancements to its product.
SonarMD

SonarMD unveils its IBD population health management platform

Touted as a first-of-its kind, cloud-based platform, it promises to securely engage, monitor and manage patients with chronic gastrointestinal disease.
Oculus Health

Oculus Health launches its care coordination platform

The platform connects providers and patients, helping organizations provide personalized care coordination and remote care management outside of a clinical setting.
Tissue Analytics

Tissue Analytics scores $750K for its wound-care tech

The company is focused on the chronic wound care, such as bedsores and diabetic ulcers, using a smartphone's camera for measuring and quantifying wound healing.
VITA health services

vitaphone unveils remote patient monitoring solution for chronic disease management

The VITA health services enables remote patient monitoring of a variety of conditions such as CHF, diabetes, COPD, hypertension and other chronic illnesses.
Ochsner uses Apple Watch

Ochsner piloting Apple Watch to manage chronic diseases

Apple's wearable is used to support Ochsner's Hypertension Digital Medicine Pilot Program which tracks patients struggling to control their blood pressure.