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News from Somatix, Neuro Rehab VR and more.

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Somatix and Catholic Senior Housing and Health Care Services, Inc. have launched a program to trial SafeBeing, a novel gesture detection remote patient monitoring solution for seniors. Click here to read more. 

Collaborating with researchers at hospital systems and universities around the country, Neuro Rehab VR is furthering research into the benefits of utilizing virtual reality for physical therapy exercises and other forms of therapy. Neuro Rehab VR’s technology has been commercialized into their FDA registered product “XR Therapy System”, now available for purchase for physical therapy centers and hospitals everywhere. Reach out to Neuro Rehab VR at [email protected] to receive more information on this product, its patient and financial benefits for adopting facilities.

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

By leveraging real-time data that offers unprecedented insights into physician behavior and patient outcomes, companies can gain a competitive advantage with prescribers. PurpleLab®, a healthcare analytics platform with one of the largest medical and pharmaceutical claims databases in the United States, recently announced the launch of Alerts which translates complex information into actionable insights, empowering companies to identify the right physicians to target, determine the most effective marketing strategies and ultimately improve patient care.

Neuro Rehab VR was recently featured on the front cover of Fort Worth Business Press with an exclusive look at what is happening with the startup company behind the scenes. To read more, click here.

Health IT startup Vynca closed a $10.3 million Series B round to advance the company’s SaaS advance care planning tech helps healthcare organizations deliver end-of-life care that fits with a patient’s preferences. The technology integrates with the EHR, supports education, shared decision-making and digital completion of advance care planning documents. Click here to read more.

Medical billing companies have been an attractive area for investors. One of the most recent investments is Inbox Health, which raised $4.41 million in a seed financing round from angel investors, Connecticut Innovations, Metropolis Ventures, I2BF Global Ventures and Startup Health. Click here to read more.

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