mHealthNews 48 digital health companies share 2016 revenues to land on the Inc 5,000 list 2017-08-18T13:24:52.000000000-04:00 It's become an annual tradition for MobiHealthNews to parse Inc. Magazine's Inc 5,000 list of fastest growing companies in America, calling out the digital health and health tech companies that made the list. We found more companies than ever on this year's list, some you'll recognize and some yo... Helix joins forces with Illumina Accelerator to bolster genomics entrepreneurs 2017-08-17T15:50:44.000000000-04:00 Personal Genomics company Helix has partnered up with Illumina Accelerator, a business accelerator focused solely on creating an innovation ecosystem for the genomics industry. As part of the collaboration, they’ll team with entrepreneurs with an eye toward innovation and the development of DNA-d... Digital health news briefs for 8/17/2017 2017-08-17T15:40:35.000000000-04:00 Jawbone's healthcare plans revealed? UCB taps wearable maker Byteflies for seizure study 2017-08-17T14:53:34.000000000-04:00 UCB, a global pharmaceutical company, is partnering with Belgian American health startup Byteflies to use the startup's wearable sensors to monitor seizures. Tractica forecasts steady but slower-than-expected growth in wearables market 2017-08-17T14:14:23.000000000-04:00 The wearables market continues to generate a lot of attention, both positive and negative. Samsung leads LVL Technologies' $6.5M round to build a hydration-tracking wearable 2017-08-17T12:00:54.000000000-04:00 Austin, Texas-based LVL Technologies (formerly known as BSX Athletics) has raised $6.75 million in a self-described Series A round led by the Samsung Catalyst Fund. Maxim Integrated Products also contributed along with other industry investors. Study: Telehealth increased office visits, had minimal health benefits 2017-08-17T10:02:03.000000000-04:00 A recent study from the University of Wisconsin found that encouraging patients to use online care options increases the number of office visits and phone calls and reduces the number of new patients providers can accept. The reason? These providers feel an added obligation to see those patients ... Glytec gets FDA clearance for its insulin management technology 2017-08-16T15:54:47.000000000-04:00 Diabetes therapy management software company Glytec has just secured its fourth FDA clearance, adding a slew of capabilities to its Glucommander product, the core of its eGlycemic Management System. Artemis Health raises $16M in Series B funding for benefit optimization data platform 2017-08-16T14:12:26.000000000-04:00 Artemis Health, which offers a benefit optimization data platform for employers, just received $16 million in Series B funding, led by an investment from F-Prime Capital, the venture capital funds of FMR LLC, the parent company of Fidelity Investments. There was also participation in the round fr... With new $8M, MedAware uses AI to spot preventable prescription errors 2017-08-16T13:58:20.000000000-04:00 Raannana, Israel-based MedAware, which leverages machine learning algorithms to find and eliminate dangerous prescription errors, has raised $8 million. BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Gefen Capital, OurCrowd and Yingcheng City Fubon Technology Company all participated in the Series A round.