Mario Aguilar, STAT

Mario Aguilar

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Recent:
  • STAT
Past:
  • Gizmodo Australia
  • Gizmodo

Recent articles by Mario:

Google Cloud pitches ease and speed to lure health systems wary of tech changes

Google Cloud has honed its message for hospital systems wary of moving their data to its services: We are going to make this very easy for you. → Read More

Amazon launches new prescribing venture, Google tests search in health care, & Maven’s $90M round

In the latest edition of STAT Health Tech: Amazon launches a new health venture, Google tests search in health care, & Maven’s raises a $90 million round. → Read More

Andreessen Horowitz partners with rural health system to give its companies a go-to pilot site

Silicon Valley venture capital giant a16z has struck a surprising new partnership with a rural health system in upstate New York. Here's what's in it for both of them. → Read More

Talkspace names a new CEO as its stock price continues to struggle

Following a year of executive shakeups and business rejiggering, Talkspace’s third quarter earnings came with some good news. → Read More

Large insurer’s decision to cover some prescription digital therapies may be a milestone for app makers

A large insurer’s decision to cover FDA-cleared prescription digital therapeutics for psychiatric and other conditions could prove to be a landmark moment. → Read More

Alzheimer’s clinical trials have a recruitment problem. Telehealth platform Ro thinks it can help

Alzheimer’s clinical trials have a recruitment problem. Telehealth platform Ro just struck an agreement with the National Institute on Aging to try to help. → Read More

The Q4 health tech tracker: 17 key industry events and milestones to watch

Here's STAT's health tech tracker for the fourth quarter, featuring 17 key industry events and milestones to watch. → Read More

FDA moves on AI tools, bionic pancreas research, & equity in digital therapeutics

In the latest edition of STAT Health Tech: FDA moves on AI tools, bionic pancreas research, & equity in digital therapeutics. → Read More

Health app companies wrestle with how to design studies to prove treatments work

Should health app makers use sham controls to test their products more rigorously? Some industry leaders say it isn't strictly necessary. → Read More

Top FDA official acknowledges agency's slow process for reviewing health app updates

A top digital health official at the FDA said the agency's approach to reviewing updates for digital health products is too slow for companies and consumers. → Read More

Savvier buyers threaten mental health tech's momentum

Early in the pandemic, employers panic-shopped for virtual mental health services. Now, there are signs of that sales momentum slowing down. → Read More

Calm's head of science departs amid a shakeup at meditation app maker

Exclusive: Calm's head of science, who helped build an impressive evidence base for the wellness app, has left the company. The future of its research team is unclear. → Read More

How much are patients actually using mental health apps? Research on engagement is elusive

As companies selling mental health apps struggle to prove their worth to a skeptical health care system, we’re about to start hearing a lot more about “engagement.” → Read More

Supreme Court’s decision on abortion sparks health tech’s Cambridge Analytica moment

Today, in the wake of a Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, health data privacy is getting its own Cambridge Analytica moment. → Read More

Rune Labs’ Apple Watch tracking for Parkinson’s earns FDA green light

The FDA has cleared an Apple Watch-based system to track tremors and other symptoms of Parkinson's disease. → Read More

Teladoc takes a hit with $6.6 billion impairment charge on Livongo

In the latest edition of STAT Health Tech: Teladoc's Livongo losses, tech to predict no-shows, and the FDA on AI. → Read More

Pharma partnerships with digital therapeutics players to watch

Pharma companies have struck a string of new deals with digital health startups. Here's STAT's guide to the most intriguing partnerships to watch. → Read More

How Andreessen Horowitz competes for the best health tech startups

"This is not a space where you can cobble something together, throw it over the fence, and hope it works," @julesyoo of @a16z told STAT. → Read More

What types of mental health apps actually work? A sweeping new analysis finds the data is sparse

“Given how recent apps are in human history, there's a ton of research on them," said study co-author Simon Goldberg. → Read More

AI for telehealth & the latest in health tech at CES

In the latest edition of STAT Health Tech: Telehealth AI, mobile apps in hospitals, & health care news at CES. → Read More