Health

Haptic suits beat bobble-headed avatars in VR: Technologies like MetaTouch could be the gateway to all sorts of sensory delights in VR and kick-start a trend for remote medical diagnostics.

Virtual doctors say pets, family, and bathroom breaks make some telehealth visit difficult

Both retail giants now have clinical trial businesses as Walgreens announces its entrance into the clinical trial space. But CVS can use Aetna to tap millions of additional patients.

Layoffs intensify for digital health: Headcount has become the release valve for a health tech sector that, until recently, enjoyed unprecedented growth and funding. Continued layoffs could slow innovation.

Remote surgery platform Proximie raised $80M. We unpack how it solves typical telehealth connectivity barriers and why more US health systems are becoming interested in the tech.

We explore key findings from a new survey on healthcare affordability and consider how providers can ease patients’ financial burdens.

Doctor search and booking company Sesame Health raised $27M as patients lose loyalty to physicians—especially if they have lousy ratings online.

Consumer tech powers wider-scale paranoia research: A study uses ordinary tech devices to research paranoia to expand understanding of the condition beyond traditional methods.