Rock Weekly: Apps are in, data everywhere, and over $14M in funding

September 17, 2012

Now that Rock Health applications for our fourth class are complete, it’s time to face it – summer is officially over. But good news: your digital health schooling never stops.  Educate yourself on funding, data and more below.


Mapping The Next Three Decades of Health Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]
Fast Company

Paralyzed Rats Walk Again After Stem Cell Transplant
Technology Review

Apple’s iPhone Connector Change to Drive Health Devices to Bluetooth Smart

NYC Board of Health Passes ‘Soda Ban’
Wall Street Journal

Skyping Psychiatry to Rural India
The Atlantic

Rock Health in the News

Big Data in Your Blood
New York Times

Nephosity: A Case Study in Collaboration

Health in Reach Promises Health Care for the Uninsured
Business Insider

Diagnosing Skin Cancer via iPhone
The Atlantic

Funding & Acquisitions

RxAnte Gets $4.6M
Washington Business Journal

Pingmd Raises $1.33M to Connect Parents & Pediatricians

Central Logic Raises $8M for Transfer Center and Bed Management Solutions
SEC Filing

View the Digital Health Venture Funding Database

Join us for Health Data Month

Strata Rx – SF

Learn how to leverage the power of big data in healthcare at O’Reilly’s Strata Rx: Data Makes a Difference conference on October 16th and 17th in San Francisco.  Register here with the discount code ‘ROCK25’ for 25% off the registration price.

Living Well Through Data – NYC

Join 250 health data geeks from the research, startup, and corporate worlds.  This event will showcase innovative data-driven projects in health and dive into the breadth and depth of health data available. Tickets $20-$60

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