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Cloudbreak Health Joins StartUp Health’s Global Army of Health Transformers

Cloudbreak Health, LLC, a leader in telemedicine solutions, has been chosen to join the elite StartUp Health Academy for Health Transformers and digital health entrepreneurs.

According to the official word emailed to MHW this week, StartUp Health’s platform is focused on coaching and supporting entrepreneurs to foster digital innovation to transform health on a global scale.

“Simplifying and humanizing healthcare is at our core and we are proud to be selected by StartUp Health to join a community working towards these shared goals,” said Jamey Edwards, CEO of Cloudbreak Health. “Partnering with StartUp Health allows us to benefit from their experience in helping companies like ours scale effectively while being able to collaborate with other StartUp Health portfolio companies via our marketplace of healthcare solutions, as well as our application-programming interface (API) and software development kit (SDK).”

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First Look: MIPI Alliance to Host DevCon Event

MHW learned today that The MIPI Alliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, is dishing details on its forthcoming developers conference, MIPI DevCon Hsinchu City.

The one-day event, hosted in Hsinchu City for the convenience of developers in Taiwan’s vibrant technology sector, “will provide education, technical training and a networking forum for implementers of MIPI specifications. ”

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Ellevest Raises $34.6 Million To Create Powerful Hybrid Platform

Ellevest, the digital investment platform built by, for, and with women, announced today that it closed a $34.6 million funding round.

Led by Rethink Impact, the largest U.S. venture capital impact fund with a gender lens, new participants also included PSP Growth (PSP Capital’s venture arm), Salesforce Ventures, CreditEase Fintech Investment Fund, LH Holdings and SK Impact Fund, LLC. Returning investors Morningstar, Khosla Ventures, Mellody Hobson, Ulu Ventures, Contour Venture Partners and Astia Angels also participated. Jenny Abramson, Rethink Impact’s founder and managing partner, will join the board.

“I’m thrilled these global leaders—who are female “firsts” and technology innovators—are joining Ellevest’s mission to end the gender gap in investing and personal finance,” said Sallie Krawcheck, Ellevest CEO and co-founder. “We will use this new funding to build on the momentum in our digital offering, and develop solutions with women in our community who are asking us for human interaction and financial planning services.”

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First Look: Compulink to Unveil Pediatric EHR

Compulink Business Systems, Inc., a leader in EHR and Practice Management solutions, confirmed to MHW today that it will unveil MD Advantage, its solution for pediatrics, at this year’s American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) annual meeting.

With special features to meet the unique needs of pediatricians, Advantage is designed to help providers improve efficiency and increase revenue.

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Verizon Unveils Third Annual State of the Market: IoT Report

Verizon has just unveiled its third annual State of the Market: IoT Report that explores the business value of IoT through original and third party research, and highlights examples of how organizations are using IoT for diverse applications in healthcare such as tracking drug shipments from factory to pharmacy to prevent counterfeit drugs, theft, and product damage, an emailed statement confirms.

Highlights from the report summary shared include the following:

  • Healthcare saw a 11% boost in IoT network connections between 2016 and 2017;
  • The number of connected devices rose 31% in 2017 to 8.4 billion devices, spanning all industries;
  • Regulatory compliance remains a driving force in enterprise IoT adoption, especially with the USA Drug Supply Chain Security Act and its implications on drug supply transparency and safety for customers

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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

New Report Examines Consumer Sentiments on Virtual Reality
With virtual reality becoming a fixture in the healthcare space, many are wondering if consumer interest in VR is keeping pace with the deployment of this technology across many landscapes.

Indica MD Brings a Medical Marijuana Telehealth Platform to California, New York
MHW can now confirm that IndicaMD.com has officially launched to provide patients in California and New York a new source for medical marijuana.

Yorktel Touts Removal of ‘Historic Barriers’ to Telemedicine Adoption
On Tuesday, Yorktel unveiled what it calls Univago Healthcare Edition (Univago HE) — a “transformative addition to its enterprise video services platform, built specifically for healthcare.”

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Yorktel Touts Removal of ‘Historic Barriers’ to Telemedicine Adoption

On Tuesday, Yorktel unveiled what it calls Univago Healthcare Edition (Univago HE) — a “transformative addition to its enterprise video services platform, built specifically for healthcare.”

MHW can now confirm that Univago HE will be shown on stand H110 at the UK Health Show, Olympia London, on September 27th.

From this morning’s official release:

Univago HE is the first and only all-inclusive telemedicine video services platform that delivers the versatility, reliability and security vital to affecting widespread telemedicine adoption. Designed from the ground up explicitly for telemedicine applications, Univago HE™ has patent-pending technologies that ensure reliability and quality in every critical connection between patient and clinician, all with “touch-of-a-button” simplicity.

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