This week, Apple announces plans to add further health monitoring capabilities to the Apple Watch, digital health giants Babylon expand virtual consultation provision in Rwanda, and should healthtech start-ups have doctors in their senior leadership team?
News Bites 🥪
🍎 Apple plans to add blood pressure, thermometer monitoring to next Apple Watch
🧬 Medical genetics company Invitae acquires digital health record startup Ciitizen in $325m deal
🇷🇼 Babylon expands operations in Rwanda, looks to support individuals without cellphones
🛡️ Caldicott Guardians to become mandatory in all health and social care organisations by 2023
🖥️ A new systematic review published in Lancet Digital Health has looked at patient attitudes towards clinical AI: broadly positive, but some reservations?
… and finally
👩⚕️ Medic Footprints founder Dr Abeyna Bubbers-Jones on why all healthtech firms should hire a doctor in their leadership team
What to Listen to 🔊
The Healthtech Podcast: The Story of Better Therapeutics with Kevin Appelbaun and David Perry
Better Therapeutics is a nutritional cognitive behavioural (CBT) therapy software that aims to treat conditions such as diabetes and heart disease. This week, James is joined by co-founder & CEO, Kevin Appelbaum, and co-founder & chairman, David Perry…
Big Picture Medicine: Overnight Success - Dr Yusuf Sherwani (CEO QuitGenius)
Mustafa is joined by Dr Yusuf Sherwani, co-founder and CEO of QuitGenius — a digital clinic for addiction…
🤸♀️ Self-care start-up Healthily are recruiting for a Data Analyst
👩🔬 The University of Warwick are looking for two Digital Health Research Fellows