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Stories from the news about advancements made in the digital health industry, within our portfolio companies, and at Olive Tree Ventures.

Digital Health
FCC proposes $200M telehealth program to tackle Covid-19

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai rolled out plans for a $200 million fund to help healthcare providers purchase telehealth tools to handle Covid-19.

April 2, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Medasense to Provide Pain Index Solution for Treatment of Dementia Patients

Medasense was awarded a development grant from the Israel Innovation Authority in partnership with Dorot Rehabilitation and Geriatric Medical Center, to extend the application of NOL® pain response monitoring for noncommunicating dementia patients.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Micro Hotels Equipped With Smart Glass Are Changing The Way You Travel

Switchable Glass with liquid crystal nanotechnology, also known as smart glass or LCG® (light control glass), allows glass windows or glass partitions to switch from transparent to privacy mode with a button, application, or remote control.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Grand Opening of Gauzy Ltd. State-of-the-Art Factory to Make SPD-Smart Light Control Film

This facility is dedicated to the production of Research Frontiers’ patented SPD-Smart light control film for the entire SPD-SmartGlass industry.

January 13, 2020
Digital Health
Pain Monitor: Reality Or Fantasy In Ambulatory Patients

Recent evidence points to promising efficacy for monitoring modalities. More investigation is required to demonstrate differences in outcome compared with traditional care, and they need to be of sufficient import to achieve widespread adoption.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Global Digital Microscopes Market Analysis By Leading Players

The Research Report on Digital Microscopes market is a proficient and detailed analysis of the current situation of digital microscopes industry. Scopio Labs is listed as one of the key players.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Harbo Technologies Named Most Promising Energy and Clean Technology Company

HARBO Technologies was named Most Promising Energy and Clean Technology Company at the 17th Annual Energy & Clean Technology Venture Forum in Houston.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Top 10 Surgical Solution for Via Surgical’s Soft Tissue Fixation System

Many recent technological innovations have resulted in lesser surgical complications. Minimally invasive surgery is widely hailed as a groundbreaking healthcare milestone. Yet, there are many more challenges which need to be mitigated in due course.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Continuse Biometrics Wins First Place at Sompo Digital Lab's "Auto-Shiyori" Challenge

At the "Auto-Shiyori" Challenge, ContinUse Biometrics announced its collaboration with Sompo Digital Lab Tel Aviv.

January 13, 2020
Olive Tree
Hygieacare Closes $15.5M Investment Led by Olive Tree Ventures

"We welcome Olive Tree Ventures to Hygieacare. Their investment and partnership will greatly support our commercialization efforts to significantly accelerate the expansion of Hygieacare’s footprint.” - Gavriel D. Meron, chairman & CEO of HyGIeaCare

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Via Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for Its FasTouch™ Absorbable Fixation System

Via Surgical announced U.S. FDA clearance of the FasTouch™ Absorbable Fixation System. The FasTouch™ enables for the first time an automated lockable surgical mesh fixation that is strong and stable yet easily and consistently delivered.

January 13, 2020
Olive Tree
Emedgene Secures $6M in Funding for AI-Based Genomics Platform

Emedgene, a company that offers clinical genetic interpretation and diagnostics, today announced a $6 million funding round to scale genomics-based care with artificial intelligence (AI).

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Hygieacare: Revolutionizing the Patient Experience

Colorectal cancer is on the rise. The American Cancer Society recommends that people at average risk of colorectal cancer start screening at age 45 in order to find precancerous polyps so that they can be removed before they turn into cancer.

January 30, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Medical Monitoring Company ContinUse Biometrics Raises $20M

ContinUse Biometrics has announced that it has raised $20 million in a Series B financing round. The Tel Aviv based company, which is using groundbreaking research to revolutionize sensing solutions, has raised $27 million to date.

January 13, 2020
Olive Tree
Israeli Smart Glass Company Gauzy Raises $7M

The Tel Aviv based startup has been selected by Mercedes-Benz (Daimler) to participate in the Autobahn Plug and Play accelerator.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Decrease in Rare Genetic Diseases Possible With A.I. Assistance

Ninety-five (95) percent of rare diseases do not have an approved FDA treatment that increases the gravity of the situation. Moreover, medical companies also do not pay much attention to these rare diseases.

January 1, 2020
Portfolio Companies
How AI Is Helping Diagnose Rare Genetic Diseases

According to the Global Genes org., eight out of ten rare diseases are caused by a faulty gene, yet it takes an average of 4.8 years to arrive at an accurate diagnosis. 30% of children with a rare disease won't live to see their fifth birthday.

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
Apple's Biggest Healthcare Moves in 2019 & How They Could Evolve in the Year Ahead

The biggest tech giants—Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft—all focused on their healthcare plays in 2019. Apple doubled down on its big consumer- and enterprise-facing health projects and seems to have a handful of small initiatives in the works.

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
Industry Voices—At CES, Tech Will Show How It's The Key to Value-Based Care

Technology is improving the accuracy and efficacy of treatment, but bureaucratic precedence often wins.

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
The Digital Health Competitive Edge Report

How the big four US insurers rank on digital feature awareness - and what it means for customer satisfaction

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
2019 Closes The Year With 251 Digital Health Fundings

In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion. The three-month period was headlined by Bright Health’s $635 million Series D round and a $200 million raise from iFit...

January 1, 2020
Event
PEMED 2020 | Jan 21-24, Santa Clara, CA

The “Precision Medicine World Conference” is the largest and original annual conference dedicated to precision medicine. PMWC’s mission is to accelerate the development and spread of precision medicine.

January 30, 2020
Event
VMX 2020 | January 18-22, Orlando, FL‎

Get ready for incredible, immersive learning at VMX 2020! You won’t want to miss this veterinary conference event where you’ll share insights and camaraderie with veterinary professionals from across the country and around the world.

January 30, 2020
Event
38th Annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

The annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference is the largest healthcare investment symposium in the industry, bringing together industry leaders, emerging fast-growth companies, innovative technology creators, and members of the investment community.

January 30, 2020
Event
CES Conference in Las Vegas Jan 7-10

CES is owned and produced by the Consumer Technology Association, which provides the ultimate platform for technology leaders to connect, collaborate, and propel consumer technology forward.

January 30, 2020
Event
AWR Europe in London on 6-8th February 2020

AWR Europe has become an essential event for those with an interest in abdominal wall reconstruction, with over 300 of the world’s leading general, plastic and aesthetic surgeons converging for three days of information exchange and networking.

January 30, 2020
CES

CES is an annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association. The event typically hosts presentations of new products and technologies in the consumer electronics industry.

January 30, 2020
Event
ACMG March 17th-21st 2020

ACMG offers the opportunity for the medical genetics community to come together and learn the about latest research, therapies and practical implementation.

February 1, 2020
Event
SCAA March 24-25 Arlington VA

Gather with the leaders in the spill control industry and gain exposure to cutting edge business information specifically targeting spill control professionals during SCAA's Annual Meeting & Conference

February 1, 2020
Event
HIMSS 2020 March 9th-13th Florida

HIMSS 2020, is going to be about Medical, Health Care, Information Systems, Information Management and Healthcare Informatics.

February 1, 2020
Event
Bio-IT World 2020 April 21st- 23rd

Bio-IT World unites an ecosystem of over 3,000 leading life sciences, pharmaceutical, clinical, healthcare, informatics and technology experts in the field of biomedical research, drug discovery & development, and healthcare from around the world.

February 1, 2020
Event
Clean Waterways 2020 April 16th-18th Indiana

CLEAN WATERWAYS focuses on spill prevention and response issues specific to inland regions and waterways and is the only event that fully integrates multiple industry sectors with government and regulatory agencies.

February 1, 2020
Event
DigiHealth Leaders 2020 November 16-17, London

Digihealth Leader is an impactful conference, exhibition and insight platform dedicated to furthering the advance of digital health technologies through international funding, finance, investment and deal-making.

February 9, 2020
Event
HLTH 2020 October 11th-14th, Las Vegas

HLTH features four days of inspiring content, curated networking, educational sessions, and dynamic events for payers, providers, pharma, employers, investors, startups, policymakers and innovation centers.

February 9, 2020
Event
DDW 2020 May 2-5, Chicago

DDW is the largest international gathering of physicians, researchers and academics in the fields of gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy and gastrointestinal surgery.

February 9, 2020
Event
IOSC 2020 May 11-14, New Orleans

IOSC provides a forum for professionals from the international response community to come together to tackle the greatest challenges facing us with sound science, practical innovation, social engineering and imagination

February 9, 2020
Event
GPD South America 2020, June 4th, Sao Paulo

The 2020 edition of Glass Performance Days South America (GPD SAME) will be held in Sao Paulo, Brazil on the 4th of June 2020. The event is expected to attract participants from different parts of the world.

February 9, 2020
Event
ESA 2020, May 30-June 1, Barcelona

Euroanaesthesia is Europe’s largest annual event showcasing the latest news and innovations with medical experts active in the field of anaesthesia, perioperative medicine, intensive care, emergency medicine, and pain treatment.

February 9, 2020
Event
ESHG 2020, June 6-9, Berlin

ESHG strives to bring you what is at the forefront of human genetics both scientifically and technologically without losing sight of educating the upcoming generation of human geneticists.

February 9, 2020
Event
Clean Pacific 2020, June 9-11, Washington

CLEAN PACIFIC brings together the tight-knit response community in the Western United States and Canada to address spill prevention, response and remediation matters pertinent to that region's environmental sensitivities.

February 9, 2020
Event
AACC 2020, July 26-30, Chicago

Connect with global leaders in clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of breaking science in laboratory medicine.

February 9, 2020
Event
IAA 2020, Sept 24-30, Hanover

The IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hanover from September 24 to 30, 2020, will address the question of what the future of commercial vehicles will be like.

February 9, 2020
Event
GlassBuild America 2020, September 15-17, Las Vegas

As the largest annual event in the Americas' for the glass, window and door industries, GlassBuild America provides ways to showcase equipment, products and services, increase brand awareness and network with prospective customers.

February 9, 2020
Event
Pathology Visions 2020, October 18-20, Orlando

This year’s Pathology Visions program has the objective of contributing to advancement in the standards of the patient care and of discussing current digital pathology applications and solutions in education and clinical uses.

February 9, 2020
Event
ASHG 2020, October 27-31, San Diego

ASHG is the primary professional membership organization for human genetics specialists worldwide. ASHG members and leading scientists from around the world are selected to present their research findings at invited, platform, and poster sessions.

February 9, 2020
Event
Clean Gulf 2020, October 20-22, San Antonio

The premier annual event for industry and government from North America and beyond to come together and discuss planning, preparedness and response issues for oil and hazardous materials spills.

February 9, 2020
Digital Health
Top 10 Tech Trends for 2020

What sectors will be disruptive and actionable in the coming year? Experts share predictions and name Israeli firms advancing these fields.

February 24, 2020
Portfolio Companies
ScopioVet Digital Cytology System

Scopio Labs advances digital cytology through launch of automated, high-resolution imaging and decision-support solutions for veterinary market

February 24, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Rare Disease Diagnosis with Emedgene AI

Inspiring and touching story of one persistent mother and her journey to a rare disease diagnosis at Greenwood Genetic Center with Emedgene AI (via Metro)

February 24, 2020
Digital Health
FCC proposes $200M telehealth program to tackle Covid-19

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai rolled out plans for a $200 million fund to help healthcare providers purchase telehealth tools to handle Covid-19.

April 2, 2020
Digital Health
Pain Monitor: Reality Or Fantasy In Ambulatory Patients

Recent evidence points to promising efficacy for monitoring modalities. More investigation is required to demonstrate differences in outcome compared with traditional care, and they need to be of sufficient import to achieve widespread adoption.

January 13, 2020
Digital Health
Apple's Biggest Healthcare Moves in 2019 & How They Could Evolve in the Year Ahead

The biggest tech giants—Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, and Microsoft—all focused on their healthcare plays in 2019. Apple doubled down on its big consumer- and enterprise-facing health projects and seems to have a handful of small initiatives in the works.

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
Industry Voices—At CES, Tech Will Show How It's The Key to Value-Based Care

Technology is improving the accuracy and efficacy of treatment, but bureaucratic precedence often wins.

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
The Digital Health Competitive Edge Report

How the big four US insurers rank on digital feature awareness - and what it means for customer satisfaction

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
2019 Closes The Year With 251 Digital Health Fundings

In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion. The three-month period was headlined by Bright Health’s $635 million Series D round and a $200 million raise from iFit...

January 1, 2020
Digital Health
Top 10 Tech Trends for 2020

What sectors will be disruptive and actionable in the coming year? Experts share predictions and name Israeli firms advancing these fields.

February 24, 2020
Olive Tree
Israeli Smart Glass Company Gauzy Raises $7M

The Tel Aviv based startup has been selected by Mercedes-Benz (Daimler) to participate in the Autobahn Plug and Play accelerator.

January 13, 2020
Olive Tree
Emedgene Secures $6M in Funding for AI-Based Genomics Platform

Emedgene, a company that offers clinical genetic interpretation and diagnostics, today announced a $6 million funding round to scale genomics-based care with artificial intelligence (AI).

January 13, 2020
Olive Tree
Hygieacare Closes $15.5M Investment Led by Olive Tree Ventures

"We welcome Olive Tree Ventures to Hygieacare. Their investment and partnership will greatly support our commercialization efforts to significantly accelerate the expansion of Hygieacare’s footprint.” - Gavriel D. Meron, chairman & CEO of HyGIeaCare

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Rare Disease Diagnosis with Emedgene AI

Inspiring and touching story of one persistent mother and her journey to a rare disease diagnosis at Greenwood Genetic Center with Emedgene AI (via Metro)

February 24, 2020
Portfolio Companies
ScopioVet Digital Cytology System

Scopio Labs advances digital cytology through launch of automated, high-resolution imaging and decision-support solutions for veterinary market

February 24, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Medical Monitoring Company ContinUse Biometrics Raises $20M

ContinUse Biometrics has announced that it has raised $20 million in a Series B financing round. The Tel Aviv based company, which is using groundbreaking research to revolutionize sensing solutions, has raised $27 million to date.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Hygieacare: Revolutionizing the Patient Experience

Colorectal cancer is on the rise. The American Cancer Society recommends that people at average risk of colorectal cancer start screening at age 45 in order to find precancerous polyps so that they can be removed before they turn into cancer.

January 30, 2020
Portfolio Companies
How AI Is Helping Diagnose Rare Genetic Diseases

According to the Global Genes org., eight out of ten rare diseases are caused by a faulty gene, yet it takes an average of 4.8 years to arrive at an accurate diagnosis. 30% of children with a rare disease won't live to see their fifth birthday.

January 1, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Decrease in Rare Genetic Diseases Possible With A.I. Assistance

Ninety-five (95) percent of rare diseases do not have an approved FDA treatment that increases the gravity of the situation. Moreover, medical companies also do not pay much attention to these rare diseases.

January 1, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Continuse Biometrics Wins First Place at Sompo Digital Lab's "Auto-Shiyori" Challenge

At the "Auto-Shiyori" Challenge, ContinUse Biometrics announced its collaboration with Sompo Digital Lab Tel Aviv.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Medasense to Provide Pain Index Solution for Treatment of Dementia Patients

Medasense was awarded a development grant from the Israel Innovation Authority in partnership with Dorot Rehabilitation and Geriatric Medical Center, to extend the application of NOL® pain response monitoring for noncommunicating dementia patients.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Top 10 Surgical Solution for Via Surgical’s Soft Tissue Fixation System

Many recent technological innovations have resulted in lesser surgical complications. Minimally invasive surgery is widely hailed as a groundbreaking healthcare milestone. Yet, there are many more challenges which need to be mitigated in due course.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Via Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for Its FasTouch™ Absorbable Fixation System

Via Surgical announced U.S. FDA clearance of the FasTouch™ Absorbable Fixation System. The FasTouch™ enables for the first time an automated lockable surgical mesh fixation that is strong and stable yet easily and consistently delivered.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Harbo Technologies Named Most Promising Energy and Clean Technology Company

HARBO Technologies was named Most Promising Energy and Clean Technology Company at the 17th Annual Energy & Clean Technology Venture Forum in Houston.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Micro Hotels Equipped With Smart Glass Are Changing The Way You Travel

Switchable Glass with liquid crystal nanotechnology, also known as smart glass or LCG® (light control glass), allows glass windows or glass partitions to switch from transparent to privacy mode with a button, application, or remote control.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Grand Opening of Gauzy Ltd. State-of-the-Art Factory to Make SPD-Smart Light Control Film

This facility is dedicated to the production of Research Frontiers’ patented SPD-Smart light control film for the entire SPD-SmartGlass industry.

January 13, 2020
Portfolio Companies
Global Digital Microscopes Market Analysis By Leading Players

The Research Report on Digital Microscopes market is a proficient and detailed analysis of the current situation of digital microscopes industry. Scopio Labs is listed as one of the key players.

January 13, 2020