"The first half of 2019 has been bigger for digital health than any year opening before it, according to a new funding report from Mercom Capital Group. While these conclusions were similar to those of MobiHealthNews and Rock Health, both released earlier this month, Mercom’s count pegged 2019’s to-date funding a bit higher at $5.1 billion raised through 318 deals (2018 saw $4.9 billion from 383 deals). The second quarter alone comprised $3.1 billion of this total for H1 2019 ($2 billion from 149 deals in 2018). According to the report, digital health companies have brought in more than $40 billion from VCs since 2010, with US companies claiming around three-quarters of that total."
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