A new startup called HealthLoop offers analytics and peer-reviewed plans for doctors to stay connected with their patients.
Health care providers are laden with antiquated technological infrastructures and are afraid to bring them online for fear of violating HIPAA or other industry regulatory requirements. While there’s reason to tread carefully, with old tech comes new opportunity.
According to an internal memo, which was sent to Medicare employees on Friday, Trenkle is taking a job in the private sector.
Cureatr’s team believe they are solving a huge problem with their mobile tools, as an estimated 50 percent of preventable medical errors are caused by poor communication between physicians.
Guest Post Enterprise software is changing in many ways. It’s moving to the cloud. Profit margins are getting squeezed. Customers are cutting costs and demanding more. The onus is now on vendors to prove their value-add.
Editor’s Pick Experts predict that federal and state agencies will have no other choice but to adopt modern, cloud-based technology.
DC to VC, which took place in Santa Clara this afternoon, is organized by the Health 2.0 conference and Canvas, the health and IT-focused venture fund formerly known as Morganthaler Ventures.
ZappRX has a mobile application that makes it easier to pickup a prescription at the pharmacy.
What’s the next innovation in health IT? According to Boston-based entrepreneur Zoe Barry, it’s about time we made it easier to pick up a prescription at the pharmacy.
CareCloud offers cloud-based electronic health record (EHR) software that helps doctors improve patient care, increase collections, and streamline operations. It’s the latest big deal in a “record year” for digital health.
For Farzad Mostashari, the United States’ national coordinator for health information technology, there are three major areas that need a tech touch — and also provide an opportunity for making major money.
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 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.
Entrepreneurs enrolled in the accelerator will get $20,000 in seed capital to help jumpstart new digital health businesses.
Funding for digital health startups skyrocketed in the first quarter of 2013, according to a newly released report.
Guest Post Over the next decade, the healthcare system will need to adapt to the influx of baby boomers, many of whom will have chronic diseases and need continued care.
The digital health company is launching a web app for scheduling doctor’s appointments, which will compete with ZocDoc.
Sources are telling us that chronic disease management startup WellDoc is looking for a buyer.
Editor’s Pick A lack of clarity from government is stifling innovation in the health IT sector.
For the next office hours on March 28, we’re extending the invite to health and med-tech startup founders.
Editor’s Pick Futurist and entrepreneur Michael Vassar has a bone to pick with the U.S. medical system. He hopes to “humiliate” it into providing better quality care by creating a “product that works better than the system.”
Inside Practice Fusion, a fast-growing health IT startup where employees receive free Fitbits and Yoga classes.
Epocrates Inc., a medical applications company based in Silicon Valley, is being scooped up by AthenaHealth for $293 million.
Atlanta-based WebMD, the primary source of medical information on the Web, will cut 250 jobs in the coming month as part of an ongoing effort to save $45 million per year.
SecondMarket has teamed up with digital health accelerator Startup Health for the month of December to encourage its network of accredited investors to fund health tech startups.
The experience of waiting on a line at your chaotic, paper-filled medical practice may be a thing of the past.
Athenahealth, a Watertown, Mass., maker of health IT systems for billing and management of electronic health records, filed to raise as much as $86.25 million in an initial offering. The company’s SEC filing is here.
(UPDATED with additional information on the fundraising, venture interest in the online healthcare-info sector, and a note of caution about these new ventures.)
Having survived prostate cancer and now facing a mild form of Parkinson’s disease, former Intel chairman Andy Grove has turned his analytical eye on the increasingly dysfunctional U.S. healthcare system.