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October 30, 2019

News You Need - 3 Big Little Things from HealthXL - November 2019

Announcements/News
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It’s time for your monthly digital health news dose. We have looked back at three of the most noteworthy new stories from the last month and distilled what they mean for the industry and the key takeaways you should have on your radar. Interested in getting beyond the headlines? We’ve included three industry experts who can help you get behind these stories - just let us know if you’d like us to make the introduction!



1: Sandoz - Pear Therapeutics go their own separate ways

Story snapshot: Sandoz and Pear Therapeutics break up. Novartis' unit Sandoz teamed up in 2018 with Pear Therapeutics, one of the pioneers in launching a prescription digital therapeutic for substance use disorder, to potentially bring a new type of therapy to market. While Pear's reSET and reSET-O are FDA approved and have evidence of efficacy, perhaps that is not enough to enable Sandoz to help commercialize the solutions. Our recent report assesses the digital activities of the top 10 Pharma, and we have identified that Digital Therapeutics is the top area of partnership activity by big pharma. So, this announcement may shake things up a bit. 


Why is it notable? Pioneers may not always pave the way



Industry Implications - DTx enabling platforms, new business models

Brian Harris
Brian Harris
Co-Founder & CEO
MedRhythms, Inc.

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2: Amazon just acquired digital health technology company Health Navigator, and it will join the company's Amazon Care group.

Story snapshot: Amazon has acquired Health Navigator, a startup that develops APIs for online health services. Health Navigator will become part of Amazon Care, it’s pilot healthcare service program for employees (Pill Pack is part of this already). 


Why is it notable? It’s Amazon! 


Industry Implications - Nothing major just yet 

Jim Joyce
Jim Joyce
CEO
HealthBeacon

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3: MC10, Inc. announces a collaboration with the University of Rochester to develop novel digital biomarkers for the Central Nervous System.

Story snapshot: Massachusetts company MC10 does biometric-sensor-enabled analytics and has been quite active in collecting biomarkers for neurological conditions. The collaboration will utilize the BioStamp nPoint system to collect continuous data allowing for the creation of algorithms to provide a quantitative assessment of disease progression, specifically for movement disorders.


Why is it notable? Fills a knowledge void in the objective assessment of movement disorders 

 

Industry Implications - Potential new treatments for debilitating neuromuscular diseases


Ray Dorsey
Ray Dorsey
Director
Center for Health + Technology, University of Rochester Medical Center

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Masterclass: How to Navigate the NHS Digital Technology Assessment Criteria and NICE evidence guidelines

1st February @ 10AM GMT / 6PM AWST

Are you trying to increase adoption and use of your Digital Health solution across the UK's National Health Service? Join your peers in this meeting as they deep dive into this topic. Apply now to secure your place as seats are limited.

Featuring
Richard Bunney
Richard Bunney
Director, Cuniculo Ltd
Featuring
Richard Bunney
Richard Bunney
Director, Cuniculo Ltd
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)

Masterclass: Endpoints and Control Arms in Trials for DTx

15th February @ 10:45AM EDT

Proving clinical efficacy is one of the biggest challenges for DTx companies. Apply now to join HealthXL in this session to dive deeper into this topic with leaders in this field.

Featuring
Acacia Parks
Acacia Parks
Chief Science Officer, Twill
Featuring
Acacia Parks
Acacia Parks
Chief Science Officer, Twill
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)

The Role of the Consumer Experience in DTx

15th February @ 10:45AM EDT

As technology advances in all sectors (e.g. fintech, entertainment, etc), consumer behaviour changes and the expectations on user experience are higher than before. Apply now to secure your place in this meeting where you will dive deeper into this topic with your peers.

Featuring
Lee Shapiro
Lee Shapiro
Managing Partner, 7wireVentures
Featuring
Lee Shapiro
Lee Shapiro
Managing Partner, 7wireVentures
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)

Masterclass: Incorporating Extended Reality (XR) in Physician's’ Daily Work

28th February @ 10:45AM EDT

The healthcare industry is undergoing a digital transformation and extended reality (XR) technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are expected to play a significant role in this change in the next few years. Apply now to join this Masterclass led by Nemanja Kovačev, MedTech Expert at HTEC Group.

Featuring
Nemanja Kovačev
Nemanja Kovačev
MedTech Expert, HTEC Group
Featuring
Nemanja Kovačev
Nemanja Kovačev
MedTech Expert, HTEC Group

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Digital Health in Oncology
31st January @ 10:45AM EDT

Are Hospitals the Right Partner for Digital Health Companies in Oncology?

Digital health in oncology is still a very raw and undefined practice with companies still searching for a best approach to put these solutions into the patients' hands. Join this peer-to-peer conversation to deep dive into this discussion.

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Eoin Tabb
A/ Chief II Pharmacist, Cancer Services, HSE
Clinical Trials Innovation
1st February @ 11AM EDT

HealthXL Webinar: The Potential of AI in Drug Discovery

The drug discovery process has traditionally been costly and very time-consuming. Join this Webinar to deep dive into this topic with senior leaders in this area.

Armen Vidian
Featuring
Armen Vidian
Digital Health Venture Capitalist
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
1st February @ 10AM GMT / 6PM AWST

Masterclass: How to Navigate the NHS Digital Technology Assessment Criteria and NICE evidence guidelines

Are you trying to increase adoption and use of your Digital Health solution across the UK's National Health Service? Join your peers in this meeting as they deep dive into this topic. Apply now to secure your place as seats are limited.

Richard Bunney
Featuring
Richard Bunney
Director, Cuniculo Ltd
Telemedicine & Virtual Care Delivery
2nd February @ 10:45AM EDT

Masterclass: How to Make Value-Based Health Care (VBHC) work with Digital Health?

Would you like to learn more about value-based health care models (VBHC) and the interplay between these systems and digital health solutions? Join HealthXL in this Masterclass led by Matt Hickey to deep dive into this topic. Seats are limited so apply now to secure your place.

Matt Hickey
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Matt Hickey
CEO, The Health Value Alliance

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