FDA compliance made easy: Welcome, Enzyme!

Even small med device, drug, or digital health companies can shell out hundreds of thousands of dollars annually in consulting fees on labor-intensive, slow, paper-based processes—with larger companies spending millions. These companies are tackling some of healthcare’s biggest problems, and we believe regulatory compliance workflow shouldn’t be an expensive bottleneck. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce our latest investment in Enzyme, a company building software to help large and small enterprises alike streamline workflow, making regulatory compliance a seamless part of the development process.

A new research tool for a new phase of digital health: the analyses we now support

2017 was a record year for digital health by many accounts: total funding far surpassed previous years, there were more investors participating in digital health deals, and we saw more mega deals of $100M+ than ever before. With the industry maturing and entering its “middle innings,” we significantly expanded our Digital Health Funding Database and the information we track on every venture deal and company.

2017 Year end funding report: The end of the beginning of digital health

2017 was a record-smashing year for digital health, with venture funding approaching $6B and the most mega deals ($100M+) to date. It’s clear that the early game has concluded and digital health is entering the “middle innings” as an investment sector.

Announcing the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge Winner: DispatchHealth

Rock Health and AARP Foundation joined forces for the 2017 Aging in Place $50K Challenge to identify startups with solutions to help low-income, older Americans remain in their homes and communities as they age. The panel of judges named DispatchHealth the winner of the $50,000 cash prize and opportunity to work with AARP Foundation.

Meet the 2018 Top 50 in Digital Health Honorees

Each year we recognize the leading entrepreneurs, investors, technologists, reporters, and providers dedicated to bringing technological advancements to healthcare are and recognize their work from the past year. We're honored to announce the Top 50 in Digital Health 2018.

Podcast: Uncovering the real value of AI in healthcare with Andrew Ng

An expert in the field of AI, Andrew Ng shares what the digital health community needs to understand about trendy technology, by separating hype from reality, while discussing how these technologies are creating real value in healthcare—today and throughout the decade ahead.

The future of virtual medicine: what the CMS MDPP ruling means for patients and digital health

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will not yet reimburse for telehealth delivery of the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program. What does this mean now and going forward?

What digital health’s middle innings require: lessons from Rock Health Summit 2017

Though we have a long way to go, digital health is no longer in its infancy. Since Rock Health began tracking digital health deals in 2011, over $22B in funding has poured into the sector—and beyond the staggering figures, the burgeoning number of entrepreneurs, growing cohort of matured companies, and increased stakeholder engagement all indicate digital health is at an inflection point between the early days of possibilities and the future of fully-realized potential. Last month we brought together a diverse group of over 600 individuals across healthcare and beyond for our sixth Rock Health Summit to get to the heart of what exactly digital health’s ‘middle innings’ require.

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Women in healthcare 2017: How does our industry stack up?

Women are critical stakeholders in healthcare, serving as workers, caregivers, and consumers—yet they do not have an equal voice in the ranks of leadership. Our goal with this report is to contribute to a meaningful and actionable dialogue around women in leadership, with the hopes of providing a foundation for our industry to finally turn this dialogue into action.

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