Rock Weekly: $435M digital health acquisition & primer on personalized health

May 14, 2012

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And read below for big headlines, including a monster $435M acquisition of the largest private Medicare exchange.


Will Crowdfunding Replace Angel Funding?
Health Tech Capital

The VCs Who Are Investing in Health IT

Finding Diseases faster, with a Brand-new Kind of Blood Test

Melinda Gates’ New Crusade: Investing Billions in Women’s Health
The Daily Beast

Strategic Healthcare Investors’ Investment Thesis

A Video Game Where Players Help Real Doctors Diagnose Malaria
The Atlantic

Trend: Wearable Health Devices on the Rise

Health Care spending in California: Who Pays?
California HealthCare Foundation

A doctor’s eye view of Silicon Valley

Docphin’s dashboard for doctors expands nation


Funding & acquisitions

EveryMove raised $2.6M for their health rewards system. GeekWire

Extend Health will be acquired by Towers Watson & Co for $435M Reuters