Digital Stethoscope

Event – FT Digital Health Summit USA

On 12 October in New York, the third instalment of the FT Digital Health Summit USA will take place. The event brings together industry professionals to take a look at how patients, providers, payers, innovators, regulators and investors can work together to ensure that technology is consistent and effective in meeting the demands of patients and health…


FDA approves app to treat substance use disorders

The FDA has approved the first mobile app to help treat substance use disorders. It is the first time the FDA has approved a prescription-only digital app which claims to help people with substance use disorders. The app, Reset, was developed by start-up Pear Therapeutics and uses cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to help treat patients…

Hackathon (1)

Winners of Elsevier hackathon announced

The winners of a medical education hackathon event, organised by information analytics business Elsevier, have been announced. The hackathon featured 20 medical students from around the world and ran across two days in Helsinki, Finland. A team of students with expertise in coding and design from Australia, the Netherlands and Spain won the competition after…

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