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Kaura will begin his role as chair on September 1, which coincides with the end of the term for current board chair Debbie Fischer.
The condom, the pill, and now the smartphone? Natural Cycles, a mobile fertility app, this month became the first ever digital contraceptive device to win FDA marketing approval.
Maulik Majmudar, who is also associate director of the Healthcare Transformation Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, announced that he is moving to “an exciting and challenging role Amazon.”
One Medical raises $350 million from Carlyle Group to help double up offices and offerings (TECHCRUNCH)
The funding will go toward a serious expansion for the company, including doubling its 72 offices throughout the seven states One Medical is currently serving and expanding into new markets.
10,000 steps might not seem like a lot of activity. But for millions of people, it’s such an intimidating goal that they give up after a few days. At least, that’s what Google’s product folks discovered when they started doing research into how users felt about its Google Fit app, its equivalent of Apple’s health software.
Audible is getting into the fitness business with a little help from Aaptiv. The Amazon-owned audiobook giant is adding content from the popular audio fitness app. There are only three guided courses to start — all firmly targeted at beginners.
The GrowUp Cannabis Hackathon will invite participants to explore ideas related to tracking, purchasing, reporting, strain identification, and verification.
NYU is collaborating with Facebook with the goal of cutting down MRI durations by 90 percent by applying AI-based imaging tools.
Rural telehealth expands as companies, government seek to close connectivity gaps (HEALTHTECHMAGAZINE)
The FCC, Microsoft and others are providing the necessary resources to bring virtual visits to those in remote regions of the country.
RDMD, which is dedicated to accelerating research for patients with rare diseases, raised the funding from Lux Capital, with participation from Village Global, First Round’s Healthcare Co-Op, Garuda, Shasta Ventures, and others.
3iOntario Digest presents a list of ongoing funding opportunities and other resources to accelerate health innovation.
CAD – CBT e-Learning Program (e-Learning design and development) (read more)
CAD – Workplace Health and Safety Information Technology Solutions (read more)
CAD – 2019 Women Leader in Digital Health (read more)