Seattle-based Remote Medical just scored $8 million to bring health care to virtually anyone in need, anywhere in the world. It's a popular option for military personnel and law enforcement groups.
For entrepreneurs who want to engage users within hospital systems or the 50+ market (valued at $20 billion), it's imperative that they truly get to know their customers.
Keas announced at Healthbeat today new content partnerships with My Healthy Dish and Noshtopia that will help employees make wiser nutritional choices and save employers money on health care costs.
Beyond Lucid and Liviam took prizes in HealthBeat's innovation competition, which aims to identify the most promising new startups in the health care technology space.
Women make approximately 80 percent of healthcare decisions for their families. Women entrepreneurs can (and should) play a central role in developing products that address their unique and widespread problems.
The Affordable Care Act, aka health care reform, aka Obamacare, is spurring a massive creation of new business opportunities, according to the HHS chief technical officer, Bryan Sivak.
Qualcomm Life is committed to on-demand healthcare (like what we expect from our technology) and plans to pilot ideas for the future of health systems on their employees.
What do the most innovative doctors and nurses really think about the new wave of medical technology?
How much would you donate to charity to have a private pitch meeting with your favorite venture capitalist?
Nurses and doctors are consumers too. They experience consumer technology in their personal lives and are starting to demand it within the hospital walls.
Verizon is the largest wireless telecommunications provider in the U.S., and the company is using its extensive network and resources to impact health care.
According to a survey of 5,000 practicing doctors, many physicians are nervous about their ability to make money in the coming year, thanks to technology complexities, health care reform, and other issues.
ConsultingMD offers patients the opportunity to consult a leading medical expert for a second opinion -- and receive a detailed response in about 48 hours.
The term "patient engagement" is often discussed as a vital component of health industry innovation, but rarely explained. There's just one thing many experts agree on: Patients are not well-engaged with their own health care.
PokitDok, Caremerge, MangoHealth, Asthmapolis, and Allayo are our picks for HealthBeat 2013's 5 coolest consumer apps.
Aetna plans to launch an app to help motivate you to exercise, track your fitness and nutrition, and keep an eye on your medical data.
Editor's Pick Despite the obvious flexibility and cost savings of cloud technologies, health care providers are treading carefully -- largely because of security concerns.
Radiology images and lab results are traditionally moved using paper, CD-Roms, or USBs. Surescripts, a leading platform for electronic prescriptions, is leveraging its network of 500K physicians to modernize this area of health care.
"We have all this patient information that doesn't reside anywhere else," said Practice Fusion CEO Ryan Howard on stage at HealthBeat.
AirStrip has an ambitious goal: To cut through the incompatibilities clogging up the free flow of medical information between doctors and nurses.