"Think of it like a smart rifle. You have a smart car; you got a smartphone; well, now we have a smart rifle," company President Jason Schauble says.
Online petitions are playing a more crucial role in the healthcare industry every day. Change.org is right in the middle of it.
Michael Yang is Managing Director, Comcast Ventures.
[Editor's note: Michael Yang and Keas CEO Josh Stevens will be debating the topic of educating employees on health benefits at HealthBeat 2013 next week. See Josh Stevens' story published yesterday: "Getting American …
Patients need a better way to communicate with their physicians, and Ringadoc believes it can help. Investors agree; the San Francisco-based startup added another $700,000 to its seed round today, bringing its total funding to $1.9 million.
Editor's Pick Will the Sand Hill Road firms open their check books for you? We caught up with Sequoia Capital's Warren Hogarth and Morgenthaler Ventures' Missy Krasner to dig deeper into their investment thesis.
Guest Post Mobile billing and payments have seen extraordinary growth in almost every consumer industry except for healthcare. However, a number of factors are converging to make 2013 a year of rapid growth in mobile payment options for medical providers and patients.
Guest Post A lack of online access to help employees enroll for benefits, change their healthcare plan, or modify their 401K, means that employees are far less likely to use or even be aware of the benefits they have.
Editor's Pick While hospital robots sound like the stuff of the future, the technology is already in wide use today.
Google CEO Larry Page shared today on his Google+ page that he has funded a research project for the Voice Health Institute, mostly due to the journey he's undergone over the last 14 years in losing first one, and then a second vocal cord to paralysis.
Students at Humboldt State University in California individually reviewed 150,000 geocoded tweets containing racist, homophobic, or otherwise offensive terms to build a "hate map" indicating where people in the U.S. are most bigoted.
Guest Post Digital health may be garnering all the glory for its promise to transform health care, but take a closer look and you’ll find a promising next wave of health care investments.
Guest Post Electronic Health Records as they stand are preventing medical professionals from diving deep into Health IT. But there's a way to turn it around.
The latest potential use for Google Glass is great news for doctors and hospitals.
Editor's Pick Although Google Glass is still in its early (and annoying) stages, it holds a lot of promise in the medical field -- and entrepreneurs and investors are already salivating at the possibilities.
We’re blown away by the quality of the more than 150 applicants to the HealthBeat 2013 “Grand Rounds Innovation Showdown,” one of the highlights of VentureBeat’s inaugural health tech conference (May 20-21 in San Francisco).
We asked startups throughout the …
HealthBeat 2013 is less than two weeks away, and we're confident it will be the most provocative and influential health-tech event of the year. Check out our new speaker additions.
File-sharing company Box acquired Crocodoc today, which gives people a way to turn documents into smooth, HTML5 experiences.
ME Clock launched an IndieGoGo campaign to raise money for its system that uses positive psychology and behavioral training to help people achieve their personal goals.
Healthfundr connects health startups with accredited investors to drive funding and attention to this challenging sector.
It's been a slowish day for funding news, but with big dollar signs on many of the deals that did happen. Here's a rundown on the days' deals.