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Telus claimed that its app will improve the efficiency of communication with doctors for overall better healthcare for Canadians.
The company will use its Series B to double its team to 250 people over the next 10 months.
“The acquisition…expands and strengthens our health and wellness portfolio,” claims Mike Wessinger, chief executive officer at PointClickCare.
“There’s been a bunch of acquisitions recently,” said Trip Hofer, CEO of AbleTo. “I see that as a recognition that behavioral health is something that needs to be addressed.”
Using bots can deepen the interaction between doctors and patients because it allows us to collect more information, really understand our health habits, and closely examine how our habits actually impact our health.
“There are a lot of things that can be done just with technology to allow people to get better health access, help doctors in the region, help nurses in the region to quickly access health information and solutions.”
The Wall Street Journal reports that Mountain View, California-based Livongo has enlisted Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and JPMorgan Chase & Co. as underwriters for an IPO that would value the company in excess of $1 billion.
“These investments enable us to support clinical adoption of our product in Canada, the United States and Europe,” said Michelle Laflamme, President and CEO of Emovi.
From its first location in New York, the two founders of Tia hope they can build a network of care facilities that integrate all of the information their app collects with the benefits of having in-person consultations with physicians that have a holistic view of their patients’ health.
ER doctor says seeing kids go from crying to smiling while using VR goggles is “magical.”
Spill has designed a consumer-styled app that provides access to qualified therapists via text messaging, paid for by employers.
3iOntario Digest presents a list of ongoing funding opportunities and other resources to accelerate health innovation.
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