🐦 #013: The Depression Moonshot, Coughs and Honor raises $140M

The 1 minute healthtech roundup

Hey friends,

This week, X open sourced their experimental depression moonshot, cellphones detect Covid-19 by listening to coughs and Honor raises $140M.

News Bites 🥪

🤖 Alphabet’s experimental research group, X, has been quietly working on an experimental project to monitor symptoms of depression. On Monday, they open sourced it

🦠 AI detects asymptomatic Covid-19 infections through cellphone-recorded coughs

⚔️ Covid-19 will be a VC slayer

🇺🇸 The FDA’s Digital Health Center Of Excellence: Why it matters and what it means to you

🏠 Honor raises $140M to grow home-care network

💻 DHSC + NHS must still learn lessons of failed IT programmes

What to Listen to 🔊

The Health-tech Podcast — #144: Wellness and healthtech, with Dr Dilraj Kalsi 

Dilraj is a Doctor, Academic and Entrepreneur. He is a Lecturer in Digital Health at the University of Warwick and uses Lifestyle Medicine to help patients reverse disease in his online clinic - Hippocrates Lounge…

Exponential View — Should we end the data economy?

Ownership of personal data is a form of power – and that power is concentrating in the hands of governments and big tech. Should we be worried?

Opportunities 💰

1️⃣ NHS X are looking for a Tech Standards Lead, Data & Content Standards Lead and an Interoperability Policy Lead


Got a story? An opportunity? Send us a note at pigeon@somx.co.uk and we’ll let the healthtech community know.

That’s it, until next time 👋

James


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