Rock Weekly: The FDA Digital Health Showdown Begins


March 3, 2014

The showdown over mobile medical app regulation heated up last week as Congress introduced a bill to strip the FDA of digital health oversight. Meanwhile, 42% of docs won’t prescribe apps due to lack of regulation.

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Company Amt Investors Source
Conversion Sound $5.63M Undisclosed SEC
Liquid Grids $3.21M Undisclosed SEC
Tonic $2.5M Hearst Health Ventures VentureBeat
Opternative $1M Tribeca Venture Partners, Chicago Ventures TechCrunch
Wellfount $1M Undisclosed SEC
Seamless Medical $775K Undisclosed SEC
Constant Therapy $605K Boston University, TiE Angels Boston, Andy Palmer MedCity News
Bio Wellness $60K Undisclosed SEC

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