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DarioHealth appoints digital health expert 

January 21, 2021HME News Staff

NEW YORK – DarioHealth has named Chris Chan senior vice president of employer sales, responsible for leading growth initiatives in the self-insured employer market. Chan previously worked as chief marketing officer at SleepQuest, a sleep apnea-focused technology and telehealth company, and he also founded the Mercer LABS and the Health Imagination Innovation Team at Willis Towers Watson. He has an extensive background in digital health, care delivery...

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Medisafe launches digital health resources 

January 20, 2021HME News Staff

BOSTON – Medisafe, a digital therapeutics company with 7 million registered users, has announced a new initiative with Everyday Health to launch new condition-specific resource centers through the Medisafe platform. With 40% of patients turning to digital resources to help manage their chronic conditions, the new digital resource centers will feature health care guidance, condition-specific news coverage and living-with information to support patients managing...

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Tandem names ResMed exec to board

December 16, 2020HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO – Tandem Diabetes Care has named Raj Sodhi, president of the software as a service (SaaS) business at ResMed, as an independent member of its board of directors effective Jan. 1. He brings to Tandem more than 25 years of digital strategy experience, SaaS commercialization and operations across multiple industries, including health care, financial services and telecom. “We are pleased to welcome Raj to our board of directors at this important next stage of Tandem’s...

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DarioHealth hits milestone in B2B market

November 24, 2020HME News Staff

NEW YORK - DarioHealth has signed a contract to provide its digital therapeutics solution to eligible employees of a Fortune 500 technology company. Dario will be available to eligible employees and dependents effective Jan. 1, 2021. “This contract, awarded through an RFP process that included Dario's largest competitors, represents an important milestone in our strategic shift toward the business-to-business-to-consumer market comprised of self-insured employers, health care provider networks...

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Stakeholders push CMS to cover digital health

November 20, 2020Liz Beaulieu, Editor

WASHINGTON - AdvaMed and CapView Strategies make the case for covering digital health technology under the existing DME benefit in a new 56-page white paper titled “Modernizing Medicare Coverage of Digital Health Technologies.” The groups recommend that CMS create a regulatory pathway under the DME benefit for software or an application that is “primarily and customarily” used to serve a medical purpose but can be used on any device that can satisfy the durability requirements,...

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LifeScan, Truepill partner on e-commerce channel for OneTouch Reveal users

October 27, 2020HME News Staff

MALVERN, Pa. - LifeScan has partnered with Truepill, a digital health platform providing consumer health experiences through its API-connected infrastructure. Through the partnership, LifeScan will leverage Truepill's platform to provide OneTouch brand diabetes self-management supplies, including test strips, lancing devices and blood glucose monitors, directly to the homes of patients. “LifeScan's OneTouch Reveal app is already providing meaningful resources, helping users understand patterns...

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Majority of consumers are comfortable with digital health, ResMed survey finds

October 24, 2019HME News Staff

SAN DIEGO - Fifty six percent of 3,000 Americans sampled say they currently monitor their health with at least one digital data collection tool, according to a new survey from ResMed and Edelman Intelligence.Other results from the survey: 60% say they attempt to diagnose themselves using the Internet, more than half say technology has improved their relationship with their primary care provider; and 68% say they want technology to play a larger role in sharing real-time medical information with their...

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A peek at the future at Heartland: Savvier patients, digital health and millennials

June 14, 2019Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WATERLOO, Iowa - The healthcare industry has gotten smarter about what patients actually want, and HME providers are in the right place at the right time to benefit, said keynote speaker Jeff Cribbs at the Heartland Conference last week.“We've always just assumed that they want to live,” said Cribbs, vice president of research for Gartner Industries Research Group. “(But) they want quality of life. That's why the work you do in the home, as the deliverers of that last mile of service,...

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WellSky, Citus Health partner on patient engagement

April 9, 2019HME News Staff

LENEXA, Kan., and NEW YORK - WellSky and Citus Health are launching an integrated, web-based and mobile patient engagement module for WellSky CPR+ and CareTend home infusion clients that allows them to improve documentation processes and engage in real-time, direct communication with patients and clinicians. “At Palmetto Infusion, we know that increasing collaboration and communication between infusion patients, clinicians, and internal staff improves care quality and outcomes for our patients,”...

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Q&A: Ascensia's Russ Newsome

August 17, 2018Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

PARSIPPANY, N.J. - Ascensia Diabetes Care recently selected the Culinary Coach, a digital solution from U.K.-based Whisk that provides personalized food recommendations to users, as the winner of its Ascensia Diabetes Challenge.Ascensia sought digital solutions to support Type 2 diabetes management to draw attention to the rapidly changing market.“We felt we needed to unleash more understanding in the market of what other innovations are coming in the form of better overall diabetes care,”...

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