Podcast: How Consumers Are Navigating The Digital Healthcare Experience

There's Instagram and Instacart—but how close are we to Insta-health? While the healthcare experience is increasingly digital, privacy issues, the changing patient-physician relationship, and differences across population segments paint a more nuanced, complex picture of consumer behavior. And a critical question has yet to be fully answered—what value is flowing back to the patient?

Three things to expect at HIMSS Health 2.0 VentureConnect 2020

In just one month, more than 40,000 leaders from all over the world will make their way to Orlando for HIMSS20, the biggest health IT gathering of the year. Between a keynote on investing from Yankees star Alex Rodriguez and five days of programming, we’re especially excited to get down to the nitty gritty of digital health investing at Health 2.0 VentureConnect on Wednesday, March 11

Overheard at JPM 2020: The issues healthcare enterprise leaders are talking about

It was a whirlwind week with healthcare investors, entrepreneurs, bankers, and enterprise leaders descending on the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. After dozens of startup pitches, networking receptions galore, and hours spent rushing through the streets of San Francisco, we’re grateful for the energy and hustle we felt from the community working to make healthcare massively better.

Podcast: 2020 Vision: A Look Ahead At Digital Health

Across the last decade, digital health has grown from a blip on the radar of investors to a robust sector receiving nearly one in ten venture dollars invested in the United States. In 2019, digital health saw six IPOs and the second-largest funding year on record with $7.4B. What will the future hold?

Charting a path for consumer genomics: Our investment in Precise.ly

Health data is everywhere we look—and much of it lives within our own DNA. When collected and interpreted in the right way, this data has the potential to both predict our individual risk for numerous diseases and drastically impact health at a population level.

In 2019, digital health celebrated six IPOs as venture investment edged off record highs

Across the last decade, digital health has grown from a blip on the radar of investors to a robust sector receiving nearly one in ten venture dollars invested in the United States. In 2019, 359 US digital health startups raised $7.4B from 627 investors. Though six digital health companies entered the public markets in 2019, exits were a somewhat mixed bag, with M&A below trend at 112 deals across 2019. For our complete 2019 Digital Health Market Update, connect with our partnerships team.

Meet the Top 50 in Digital Health 2020

Each year, Rock Health, Fenwick & West, Goldman Sachs, and Pacific Western Bank honor those making exceptional progress in driving resources, attention, and innovation toward a massively better healthcare system.Each year we bring together the leading entrepreneurs, investors, reporters, and providers working tirelessly to improve healthcare through technology and honor their work at the Top 50 in Digital Health Dinner hosted by Rock Health, Fenwick & West, Goldman Sachs, and Pacific Western Bank. From a commitment to the clinical impact of digital health solutions to streamlining the regulatory process to investing in bold entrepreneurs, we want to recognize the people and organizations making digital health thrive. Today, we're thrilled to share the winners of this year's Top 50 in Digital Health.

The state of gender equity at healthcare startups and VCs in 2019

Despite significant disparities in healthcare leadership today, industry leaders and employees share a belief that gender parity can be achieved within our lifetime. This year, we surveyed individuals working at healthcare startups and VCs to understand how they perceive initiatives at their organizations to promote the advancement of women, and offer concrete solutions for leaders to actively advance gender equity.

Digital Health Consumer Adoption Report 2019

Rock Health and the Stanford Center for Digital Health release their findings from the 2019 Consumer Adoption Survey. In 2019, overall consumer adoption of digital health leveled off near the 2018 high water mark. The five-year picture represented in our annual survey is one of a steady transition to a progressively more digital consumer healthcare experience.

From concept to conception: Our investment in Natalist

When Halle Tecco set out to build Rock Health nearly ten years ago, she saw a need to support entrepreneurs using technology to make healthcare massively better. Today, we’re thrilled to announce our investment in her latest venture, Natalist, a company conceived to close the glaring gaps she encountered on her path to parenthood—and fueled by the belief that those who want to have children deserve a better way. We’re humbled to be a part of Natalist’s $5M seed round and to back an incredible team on a mission to radically improve the fertility experience.

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