Health IT

Digital health companies continued raking in venture capital during the first three quarters of 2019, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group, but the number of deals and the value is about 10% lower year over year.

UnitedHealthcare, the nation’s largest health insurance provider, has added a telemedicine app to its offerings, giving its millions of member access to on-demand services anytime.

Healthcare organizations are seeing a higher rate of cyberattacks, with more targeted email campaigns and more staff members being attacked, according to a report from Proofpoint that outlined emerging trends in cyberattacks.

Currently, the way healthcare providers process patient billing and payment doesn’t totally line up with consumers’ desires and expectations.

CB Insights listed 150 of the “most promising private companies” with new products and services in the healthcare space with its first-ever Digital Health 150.

A wrist-worn step tracker is an adequate tool to measure exercise capacity and the health status of patients, replacing a standardized six-minute walking test in a clinical setting, according to new research from Intermountain Healthcare.

General surgery in robotics is taking off, and its advantages are helping doctors perform more procedures and reduce risks, according to a profile in The New Yorker.

Health insurance giant Humana is hoping to make its new digital health hub in Boston look and feel like a technology startup.

With patients seeing higher medical bills than ever and healthcare costs continuing to rise, healthcare organizations need to stay on top of the revenue cycle to ensure they can capture payments and be prepared for changes in 2020.

Sensitive information of more than 5 million U.S. patients, including medical records and data, are easily discoverable due to insufficient protections.

Two major companies are joining forces in a 10-year strategic partnership to accelerate healthcare innovation through digital technologies.

Health insurance giant and care services provider Humana has joined the Consumer Technology Association, marking the first time a payer has joined the association.