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A Digital Health Collaborative has been launched in the US, supported by the Peterson Health Technology Institute.
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Digital Health Collaborative launches in the US

A Digital Health Collaborative has been launched in the US, supported by the Peterson Health Technology Institute (PHTI) and bringing together provider groups, purchasers and end users with the intention to “raise the bar on evidence and value for digital health solutions”. A total of 14 organisations, including the American […]

Japan: Japan donates $5 million to Pan-American Highway for Digital Health initiative as "first official donor".
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Japan donates $5m to Pan-American Highway for Digital Health initiative

The WHO’s Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has shared news of a $5 million donation received from Japan for the Pan-American Highway for Digital Health Initiative, making the nation the initiative’s “first official donor”. The donation marks the joining of forces between the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Government […]

Emory Healthcare has announced its deployment of the Epic electronic health record (EHR), making MacBook Airs available to "thousands of clinicians".
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US-based Emory Healthcare deploys Epic EHR with MacBook Air

Emory Healthcare has announced its deployment of the Epic electronic health record (EHR), with MacBook Airs made available to “thousands of clinicians” to support accessing of patient records via the platform. The organisation reports savings of “$300 per device per year in software licensing and support costs, adding up to […]

Aptar Digital Health, a provider of digital health solutions, has announced its acquisition of Healint.
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US’s Aptar Digital Health acquires Singapore-based Healint

In the US, Aptar Digital Health, a provider of digital health solutions, has announced its acquisition of Healint, a Singapore-based company specialising in multimodal health and the generation of real-world evidence for improving treatment outcomes and expediting clinical trials. According to a press release, Aptar is hoping that the acquisition […]

The World Health Organization (WHO) launched its Global Initiative on Digital Health (GIDH) on February 20th, with a live-streamed video address from global leaders.
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WHO Global Initiative on Digital Health launches with focus on capacity and collaboration

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched its Global Initiative on Digital Health (GIDH), with the initiative focusing on aligning resources for country-led digital health transformation through “strengthened collaboration and knowledge exchange” along with supporting the implementation of the Global Strategy on Digital Health 2020-2025. GIDH’s objectives also include assessing […]

TruDoc Healthcare, a virtual primary care provider from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, has announced its acquisition of Wellthy Therapeutics, an Asian chronic disease management platform, in a move to facilitate expansion to new markets such as India.
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India-based Wellthy Therapeutics joins United Arab Emirates’ TruDoc

India-based Wellthy Therapeutics, an operating system for digital therapies, has announced it is taking a “step forward” by becoming part of the TruDoc (United Arab Emirates) family, bringing together TruDoc’s digital primary care services and Wellthy Therapeutics’ chronic disease management solutions. With the new union in place, Wellthy notes the […]

Tino Marti interview
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Interview: Tino Marti, digital health economist, on digital health initiatives in Spain

We recently caught up with Tino Marti, a digital health economist based in Spain, to talk about recent projects he has been involved with, European perspectives, and future directions in health technology. Tino is currently digital health facilitator at the European Health Telematics Association (EHTEL) based in Brussels, Belgium, which […]