Guest Post Healthcare is a massive amount of invaluable data waiting to be unearthed. This is why an application developer is a data scientist’s best friend: to put data the hands of the people who make everyday decisions.
Genophen wants to tell you what diseases you might get before you ever get them.
The apps are currently being tested at the University of California, Irvine, where pilot participants have called the program “very promising.” But others have voiced major concerns.
When one of the biggest names in venture capital says, “The largest new opportunities in technologies are in … ,” you listen.
ClearDATA focuses on making secure, HIPPA-, HITECH Act-, and ePHI-compliant cloud software for healthcare professionals and organizations. Its platform is designed to cut costs while improving productivity and regulatory compliance.
Sponsored Post As the cost of fitness- and health-monitoring gadgets go down, and ubiquitous cloud infrastructure makes data collection easy, there’s a big opportunity to help improve the quality of health care while reducing its costs.
VentureHealth has launched its online equity crowdfunding platform for life sciences companies. It provides accredited investors with opportunities to invest in innovative medical technology that ultimately saves lives and improves patient care.
Online petitions are playing a more crucial role in the healthcare industry every day. Change.org is right in the middle of it.
Editor’s Pick While hospital robots sound like the stuff of the future, the technology is already in wide use today.
Healthfundr connects health startups with accredited investors to drive funding and attention to this challenging sector.
Guest Post Many hospital IT organizations across the globe are beginning to deploy bring-your-own-device strategies. But they must be prepared to face these five major issues head on.
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.
Sources are telling us that chronic disease management startup WellDoc is looking for a buyer.
Digital health incubator Rock Health released data today that shows an increase in funding for med-tech startups in the first quarter of 2013.
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.”
Editor’s Pick Fourteen startups presented at the Rock Health startup accelerator demo event, sharing their approaches to improving health care in America.
Healthcare software and cloud solutions company Recondo Technology has received a $20 million investment from Bregal Sagemount to accelerate its growth in the booming healthcare sector.
Editor’s Pick Ayasdi is working with the nation’s top hospitals and medical researchers to uncover more targeted treatments for disease.
HealthCatalyst is the latest health technology startup to benefit from the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare, which mandates that health providers and hospitals shift to to electronic records.
Epocrates Inc., a medical applications company based in Silicon Valley, is being scooped up by AthenaHealth for $293 million.
Sponsored Post SAP’s Sanjay Poonen makes his predictions for the big trends for 2013.
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.
Today, Scanadu unveiled three health products that help people get in touch with their physical health using mobile, sensor, and social technology.
Guest Post In a field where handwriting notes on paper charts and managing large rooms filled with filing cabinets have been the accepted practices for decades, healthcare providers are being deluged by a perfect storm.
At CloudBeat, a panel of healthcare-technology experts will gather to discuss ways to improve security for cloud-based systems.
Is there more to your bacteria then meets the eye?
A new cancer discovery puts the emerging field of genomics on the map, may speed up the drug approval process, and de-risks groundbreaking research for venture-funded biotech companies.
If you’re feeling unwell, the last thing you need is the headache of tracking down a nearby specialist that can see you immediately.
The Avon Foundation uses social media to fight breast cancer
Tigerlabs launches a startup accelerator program in the backyard of Big Pharma
Editor’s Pick An all-star panel, with Electronic Arts’ CEO John Riccitiello and entrepreneurship professor William Sahlman, said the U.S. is falling behind in economic competitiveness.
Doximity is on a roll! Shortly after announcing that LinkedIn’s cofounder had joined its board, the free networking tool for physicians pulled in its second round of venture capital funding.
Editor’s Pick Accomplished Silicon Valley investor Vinod Khosla likens modern healthcare to witchcraft, and says technology will replace 80 percent of doctors. His views, offered up in a talk last week in San Francisco, made doctors hopping mad. But criticisms were mostly knee-jerk. Khosla has a point.
Launching today, FitKit prompts you to take a free lifestyle assessment quiz, and then doles out personalized guidance from nutritionists.
Janssen Healthcare Innovation launched a mobile app today that helps people manage their medical needs.
Guest Post The past decade belonged to the rise of social networking. Now, with the passage of the Affordable Care Act, this is the decade for healthcare entrepreneurs.
Guest Post For investors looking to go off the beaten track to find quality deals, Ohio might be the answer.