genome

Coming soon: An API for the human genome

As each of us comes to know and understand our own genome, we will naturally want to play to its strengths, minimize its weaknesses, combine it with other data sets, compare it to others, and leverage it to develop wholly new capabilities.

medical data

LifeImage pulls in $17.5M for medical imaging network

Access (or lack of it) to medical imagery is a costly problem in the health care system. It often leads to unnecessary, duplicative procedures when a provider encounters a patient from another care network. In the absence of images, new images are taken. Some say this problem alone costs the health system $30 billion each year.

digital health

Disruptive digital health breaks through at GrowthBeat Summit

Rob Cosinuke, CMO at Athenahealth, will be speaking at GrowthBeat Summit coming up in Boston on June 1 and 2. As the marketing lead in a B2B field with a highly specialized target audience, he brings a unique perspective to the invitation-only summit of CMOs.

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Has ag tech failed the dream of sustainable agriculture?

Silicon Valley has taken a very compartmentlized approach to solving agriculture problems, and while well-intentioned, most people working in ag tech have great backgrounds in technology, but not in food. As a result, ag tech tends to provide only symptomatic relief.