AppliedVR Series A Funding | Virtual Reality & Digital Health

AppliedVR, a digital therapeutics company leading the way in developing the next generation of digital medicine, has announced $29 million in Series A funding.

CarePlus Health Plans Partners with Sharecare to Offer Members Digital Wellness and Rewards Platform

CarePlus Health Plans, Inc. and Sharecare have collaborating together to make it easier for CarePlus Medicare Advantage members across Florida to take an active role in improving their health. CarePlus Health Plans is Florida’s largest Medicare Advantage plan, and will allow all CarePlus Medicare Advantage plans now offer access to Sharecare. Members can also use Sharecare to track and redeem CarePlus Rewards for completing certain healthy activities. The CarePlus Rewards program is offered to members free of charge.

The Everlywell At-Home COVID-19 Test Collection Kit Receives FDA Authorization for Direct to Consumer Purchase

The Everlywell COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit DTC is now available for general use without a prescription, including the purchase by asymptomatic individuals, retailers, pharmacies, and organizations. The Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) makes the Everlywell COVID-19 Test Home Collection Kit DTC available without a doctor’s prescription directly to individuals who are not experiencing symptoms and who have no suspected exposure to COVID-19.

2021 SilverCloud Health Report – Implementing Digital Mental Health Programs and Services for Employees

Digital mental health organization SilverCloud Health has released its 2021 Employee Mental Health and Well-being Report. The survey data show that many employees struggle with reduced productivity due to stress related to the COVID-19 pandemic and that employees’ mental health symptoms are going unaddressed and becoming more significant.

Ava Announces FDA Clearance for Ava Fertility Tracker

Digital healthcare company Ava has announced it has received FDA clearance for its Ava Fertility Tracker, making it the first and only FDA-cleared fertility tracking wearable. Ava’s fertility tracking sensor bracelet and accompanying app, Ava Fertility Tracker, is already the first and only wearable machine learning device to aid women in ovulation prediction and facilitation of conception.