‘Tis the season of startup pitches, inspirational conversations, and even dance offs. You know what we’re talking about—the eighth annual Rock Health Summit is just over a month away. Here are seven agenda highlights we're most excited for at this year's Summit.
We're proud to announce our newest investment in Vivante Health, the first all-in-one digital solution for digestive health and complex inflammatory conditions. Welcome, Vivante!
Do you know or care for someone with a chronic illness, disease, or injury whose health experience has been impacted by technology? Their voices are integral to the conversations we have at Rock Health Summit. Like last year, we’re excited and honored to offer a handful of nominees complimentary passes to our eighth annual event.
As a second state pursues legal action against makers and distributors of opioid painkillers, the focus has continued to be on overdose deaths from prescription opioids, now averaging 46 per day. Often overlooked in this conversation is the broader epidemic—the 50M U.S. adults who suffer from chronic pain, of which, more than 19.6M Americans are thought to have high-impact chronic pain (i.e., pain that frequently limits life or work activities).
The industry is at a unique crossroads: pharmaceutical and digital therapeutic (DTx) companies have begun to act on their ambition to advance digital therapeutics—but the path to successful alliances and, importantly, scale remains uncertain. As a follow up to our recent research on building pharma-DTx alliances, we sat down with two leaders to get their perspective
In 2018, digital health companies leveraging telemedicine received nearly $1.5B in investment. And although telemedicine adoption has grown across the board in recent years, the majority of users remain the urban and the young. How are different healthcare stakeholders thinking about tackling barriers to adoption, potential limitations of virtual care, and the evergreen question—how telemedicine should be paid for?
In 2017, the FDA launched its Digital Health Pre-Certification Program, also known as Pre-Cert, to work with innovators to develop a new approach to regulatory oversight for software-based medical technologies. Nearly two years into the pilot program, we wanted to get a status update and hear what’s in store for the program this year and beyond.
Since 2012, Podimetrics has worked tirelessly on a remote patient monitoring (RPM) solution to tackle the devastating problem of diabetic foot ulcers. With clinically validated sensor technology and care coordination, Podimetrics is now launching its product to additional commercial payers and at-risk providers. We’re thrilled to announce our participation in Podimetrics’ $13.4M Series B.