Google Cloud and Amwell announced that they have entered into a multi-year, strategic partnership to deliver telehealth solutions across the global healthcare ecosystem. Together, the companies will endeavor to expand access to virtual care, improve patient and clinician experiences. With over a...

Before 2019 ended, the global events industry was expected to reach US$2,330 billion by 2026. Companies like PouchNATION seem to be looking at continuous growth for the next half a decade at least. PouchNATION has successfully sold millions of wearables across different industries in events like...

Looking for a way to get your early-stage startup the massive attention it deserves? Of course, you are. One of the best ways to get in front of thousands of influencers is by exhibiting in Startup Alley during Disrupt 2020. An even better way is to exhibit for free. Take the first step and apply...

Thousands of COVID-19 deaths have been linked to nursing home residents or their caregivers - but COVID-19 isn’t stopping there. Though hundreds of thousands have been infected, efforts taken by governments such as social distancing have been proven to work. Looking at and comparing cities of...

Why smartphone oximeters do not help with preventive COVID-19 care.   By Sharon Lewis   COVID-19 has accelerated the world’s appetite for innovation in the healthtech and healthcare sectors. As the world races to find effective containment and early detection measures, pulse oximeters have come...

The International Classification of Diseases (ICD) is the foundation for identifying health trends and statistics worldwide and contains around 55,000 unique codes for injuries, diseases and causes of death. It provides a common language that allows health professionals to share health information...

Healthcare and TMT are priority sectors for the fund   By Sharon Lewis   Chinese venture capital firm Qiming Venture Partners announced the close of the US$1.1 billion Qiming Venture Partners Fund VII late last week in a company statement.   The fund is focused […] The post Qiming Venture...

I should be particularly careful when it comes to discussing cures for Coronavirus, or any medical condition. So I will start by saying I'm not a doctor, virologist, or biologist. I'm just someone that has a strong interest in technology, broad knowledge, and am aware of technology that has...

Medicine is taking a turn from physical to digital - by 2025, the digital therapeutics market is projected to hit $7.8 billion. The uses of digital therapeutics range wildly from alleviating symptoms of physiological and neurobehavioral symptoms to therapeutic interventions driven by software and...

As Europe and the US are bracing for the worst of COVID-19, life in China is gradually going back to normal. Aside from lockdowns and social distancing, what can we learn from the measures taken to control the outbreak, and how life can resume safely?Read the full...