Editor’s Pick Hospital misdiagnoses lead to as many as 40,500 patients dying annually. A panel of pioneering health entrepreneurs share how they are tackling this problem, and discuss some of the challenges in building a health startup.
Disruption in the health care industry is not going to come from health care providers; it will come from small, scrappy startups. RockHealth Demo Day was a chance to see some world-changing ideas on display. Selected from a pool of 350 applicants, the first 13 companies of startup accelerator RockHealth combine social media savvy with pervasive technology, such as smartphones, to improve the health of millions of people through simple behavior modifications.