Rock Weekly: Can we use data to personalize health care?

Rock Weekly

October 27, 2014

Let’s take stock of our progress toward futuristic healthcare. DIY cyborgs? Check. On-demand flu shots? Check. Personalized pills? Eh, not yet. So how can we use new and existing sources of data to deliver better, personalized care? Check out our just-released Rock Report on Predictive Analytics to get the scoop.

Then you should join us for the webinar on Thursday at 1pm PT.

Headlines

As Insurers Limit Costs, Providers Hit Patients With Separate Fees
The New York Times

There Is Lots Of Low-Hanging Fruit For Digital Health Startups
TechCrunch

Few Motives To Fix Busted Health Data
Politico

U.S. Government Investigates Medical Devices For Possible Cyber Flaws
Reuters

Can Video Games Fend Off Mental Decline?
The New York Times

Nine In Ten Uninsured Unaware Open Enrollment Starts In November
Kaiser Family Foundation

Why Social Media Does Not Reflect Ebola Spread
Vox

Sam’s Club Launches Its Own Insurance Exchange
The Washington Post

Meet The $12 A Year Wearable
GeekWire

Rock Health In The News

Lantern Launches To Provide Online Therapy For Anxiety And More
The New York Times

Castlight, Doctor on Demand Join Forces For Price Transparency, Telemedicine
MedCity News

Funding

 

Company Amt Investors Source
Telcare $32.5M Norwest Venture Partners, Mosaic Health Solutions, Qualcomm, Sequoia Capital MedCity News
Phreesia $30M LLR Partners, HLM Venture Partners, Ascension Ventures MobiHealthNews
Navera $8M Mohr Davidow Ventures, Emergence Capital Partners peHUB
CareSync $4.5M Tullis Health Investors, Clearwell Group, CDH Solutions MobiHealthNews
Moov $3M Banyan Capital TechCrunch
VIDA Diagnostics $2.5M Next Level Ventures The Des Moines Register
NextGxDx $2.2M Undisclosed SEC
Ischemia Care $1.9M Undisclosed MedCity News

Interested in a full roundup of digital health funding deals since 2011? Get our funding database.

 
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