Rock Weekly: Another record-breaking year for digital health

October 7, 2013

Last week, we released our Q3 digital health funding update, with all signs pointing to another record-breaking year, and Rock Health portfolio companies dominated at DCtoVC.  We also released the latest in our Startup Elements video series, featuring insights on digital health leadership from Dave Icke of MC10, Charles Teague of Lose it!, and Nina Kjellson of InterWest Partners.

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21 Types of Health Apps the FDA Could Regulate But Won’t

Athenahealth Tracks National Flu Outbreaks as CDC Shuts Down
Boston Globe

Americans with Chronic Diseases Are Less Connected

Digital Health Opportunities Created by Health Care Reform
Venture Beat

Consumers Share Tales of Success, Frustration Buying Coverage
Kaiser Health News

Why Qualcomm is Betting on Wireless Health
Technology Review

New Healthcare Billing Codes Include “Struck By Turtle”
The Atlantic

States of Health
The New Yorker


Rock Health in the News

Omada Health: A Health App Based on Real Research

Mental Health Startup Gains Traction at Colleges With Eating Disorder Program
MedCity News



Name Amt Investors Source
Lark $3.1M Undisclosed TechCrunch
QMedic $2.2M National Cancer Institute (grant) MobiHealthNews
SimplyInsured $750K Y Combinator, Altair Capital and others Venture Beat