Rock Weekly: 10 healthcare things cheaper than WhatsApp

Rock Weekly

February 24, 2014

What are ten things in healthcare cheaper than WhatsApp? For one, MMR vaccines for every child in the world, six times over.

Last week, our portfolio companies flooded the airwaves, including Sessions’ acquisition by MyFitnessPal. In case you missed it, you can find another Rock Health deluge at HIMSS this week — catch The Activity Exchange, Amplify Health, drchrono, Factor 14, Mango Health, Moxe Health, and Wellframe at the healthcare bonanza.

We’re excited to announce ten companies showcasing at our SXSWearables brunch at SXSW next week! Join us for mimosas, fine fare, and Misfit Shines — oh and there may or may not be a monkey in attendance.


How To Bring The Price Of Healthcare Into The Open
The Wall Street Journal

NASA’s Robot Is Learning To Be A Doctor
IEEE Spectrum Review

Wearable Gadgets, Privacy And Insurance On Collision Course
The Seattle Times

The Markets Go Mad For Obamacare

This Surgeon Successfully 3-D Printed And Implanted A Pelvis

Computers Select Personal Medicine

Fitbit Recalls Force Wristband Due To ‘Skin Irritation’
USA Today

Half Of Mobile Health App Users Use Fitness Apps

Rock Health In The News

3 Hot Startup Opportunities In Healthcare

What’s Next For Sensors In 2014?
MedCity News

South Shore Hospital Taps Wellframe For Mobile-Enabled Cardiac Rehab

Including Patients In Digital Health Design
MedCity News

Mayo Clinic Docs Spin Out Digital Health Company & Secure $1.1M


Company Amt Investors Source
MindBody Online $50M Montreux Equity Partners, Bessemer Venture Partners, Institutional Venture Partners, Catalyst Investors, W Capital Partners The Wall Street Journal
Voalte $36M Bedford Funding Tampa Bay Business Journal
Quanttus $19M Khosla Ventures, Matrix Partners MobiHealthNews
Neuronix $5.5M Undisclosed Globes
Transcriptic $2.8M IA Ventures, Google Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, Data Collective, TechCrunch
Ambient Clinical Analytics $1.1M The Social+Capital Partnership, Rock Health, Mayo Clinic VentureBeat
Benchling $900K SV Angel, Founders Fund, YCombinator, Draper Associates TechCrunch
MedWhat $560K Startcaps Ventures, Stanford Hospital, Stanford University MedCity News



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