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Digital health research from Brian Dolan.
Welcome to E&O.
Last week's newsletter had a 63 percent open rate. Here's what's happening this week:
- After a hiatus from public speaking, I got back on-stage last night at the MIT Sloan Healthcare Innovations Prize startup pitch competition. Have to admit I felt a bit rusty, but it was fun to hand out over-sized checks to the winners: The top three split $25,000.
- Eddie Martucci and Corey McCann, the CEOs of Akili Interactive and Pear Therapeutics, respectively, met with the FDA's CDRH head Jeff Shuren earlier this month, according to Shuren's public calendar. The meeting focused on "Digital Therapeutic Devices" but the agency didn't disclose any additional information or attendees. Uncommon for two CEOs to meet with the FDA together without representing some other association or group. DTx is still early