mHealthNews In-Depth: Therapeutic VR in 2018 is no longer just a distraction (therapy) 2018-05-18T16:18:19.000000000-04:00 Although it hasn’t yet established its place as a mainstream treatment modality, virtual reality has grown from an interesting diversion into a frequent topic of conversation within digital health. Sanofi VP touts two-pronged approach to innovation, digital health 2018-05-17T17:01:03.000000000-04:00 Sanofi’s approach to digital health is broad, but focused, Rachel Sha, the company’s vice president of digital business development and licensing, told MobiHealthNews in an interview ahead of the upcoming BIO 2018 conference in Boston, where Sha will be speaking on a range of digital health-relat... Vecna, Imprivata partner on biometric palm vein scanning for secure patient check-in 2018-05-17T16:25:43.000000000-04:00 Vecna Technologies, a developer of patient self-service systems, has integrated its onsite patient check-in platform with Imprivata's PatientSecure identification technology. Through the partnership, hospitals and ambulatory practices will be able to use Imprivata's biometric palm vein scanning t... Startup LifePlus announces noninvasive CGM wearable currently in testing 2018-05-17T16:22:58.000000000-04:00 Yesterday, startup LifePlus exited stealth mode to reveal what it claims to be the first noninvasive continuous blood glucose monitoring multi-sensor wearable, called LifeLeaf. Although details are scare on exactly how the technology works, the company said the product is being tested in five cli... Last Call for Speaker Submissions: Healthcare Security Forum, Big Data & Healthcare Analytics 2018-05-17T14:36:59.000000000-04:00 Speaker proposals are being accepted for the Healthcare Security Forum, in Boston, Oct. 15-16, and the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum, Boston, Oct. 22-23 until Friday, May 25. Head and neck cancer patients report lessened symptoms when monitored remotely 2018-05-17T13:52:36.000000000-04:00 Head and neck cancer patients who were given smartphone and sensor technology as a way to remotely monitor their symptoms reported less severe symptoms from their cancer and treatment than their counterparts who did receive the technology, according to a recent study presented at the American Soc... Cedars-Sinai Accelerator's new managing director and other digital health hires 2018-05-17T11:14:19.000000000-04:00 Anne Wellington has been appointed as the new managing director of the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator, a 90-day, health-tech-focused program that offers mentoring and financial support to its participants. Wellington had previously served as entrepreneur-in-residence for the accelerator’s third class, ... Chinese insurtech startup CareVoice launches voice-based virtual assistant 2018-05-17T09:48:54.000000000-04:00 This morning Shanghai-based insurtech company CareVoice launched what it claims is the first AI voice-based virtual health assistant for insurers and employers in Greater China. Seeing the Big Picture: New healthcare-specific displays offer finer detail, productivity gains 2018-05-17T09:10:49.000000000-04:00 Healthcare CIOs seeking to unlock productivity gains and improve outcomes with new technology may be overlooking one answer that’s been hiding in plain sight ― clinical review displays. MC10 gets its first FDA clearance for BioStamp nPoint, a sensor platform for clinical trials 2018-05-16T16:30:12.000000000-04:00 Cambridge, Massachusetts-based sensor maker MC10, known for its flexible and stretchable electronics, has received its first FDA 510(k) clearance for the BioStamp nPoint system. BioStamp nPoint is a more advanced version of the company's non-FDA cleared BioStampRC.