Sidekick Health raises $20m to combat deaths by lifestyle diseases -

Sidekick Health raises $20m to combat deaths by lifestyle diseases

Sidekick Health raises $20m to combat deaths by lifestyle diseases. The Icelandic health tech startup Sidekick Health has raised $20m in fresh funds from venture capital firms Wellington Partners and Asabys Partners. Sidekick Health is one of a growing number of ‘digital therapeutics’ companies using apps to help people with lifestyle-related diseases, like diabetes, get[…]

UK university first to embed digital therapeutics into curriculum

UK university first to embed digital therapeutics into curriculum

UK university first to embed digital therapeutics into curriculum.  The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) will offer digital therapy training as part of its curriculum, marking the first offering of its kind from a UK university. Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) is part of the NHS Long Term plan and aims to provide an[…]

Critical factors to fast-track digital health technology adoption - The Mandatory Training Group UK -

Critical factors to fast-track digital health technology adoption

Critical factors to fast-track digital health technology adoption. Digital health technologies, including mobile health (mhealth) and digital therapeutics (DTX), are developing at an increasing pace, providing the NHS with new opportunities to improve health and social care. Both the NHS Long Term Plan and the Health Secretary’s Tech Vision look to harness these new technologies. As a result, a[…]