Rock Weekly5/18/15

Rock Weekly: Which digital health companies will IPO in 2015?

Mollie McDowell

Creative Direction

Rock Weekly

May 18, 2015

Another week, another $100M digital health IPO filing—this time, Mindbody. On that topic, we polled forty-three investors on which companies they think will IPO in 2015 and this is what they said. Cast your own vote here.

Headlines

21st Century Cures Bill Advances With House Debate Down To Quibbles
Modern Healthcare

Meet The Machine That Could Replace Anesthesiologists
Popular Science

A Fitbit Fanatic’s Cry For Help: I’m Addicted To Steps
The Washington Post

Insulin Dose Calculator Apps May Actively Contribute To Inaccurate Doses
MobiHealthNews

US Introduces New DNA Standard For Ensuring Accuracy Of Genetic Tests
The New York Times

Here’s A Radical Approach To Big Hospital Bills: Set Your Own Price
Kaiser Health News

Alibaba Rolls Out Three-Hour Delivery Service For Healthcare Goods
Reuters

Jeb Bush Hates Obamacare, But Loves His Apple Watch
Bloomberg

Study Asks If Carrot Or Stick Can Better Help Smokers Quit
The New York Times

How DNA Sequencing Is Transforming The Hunt For New Drugs
Reuters

This Yale Doctor Is Coding His Own App With ResearchKit
BuzzFeed

Rock Health In The News

Crowdsourced Medication Review Site Iodine Launches Antidepressant Study
MobiHealthNews

Evidation Health Uses Deal With PokitDok To Access Claims Data, License Tech
MedCity News

Funding

Company Amt Investors Source
MDsave $12M MTS Health Investors MobiHealthNews
Talkspace $9.5M Spark Capital, SoftBank Capital MobiHealthNews
Happify $5M Mangrove Capital Partners, Bridge Builder Collaborative VentureBeat
Silversheet $2.9M Upfront Ventures, Rincon Venture Partners, SV Angel, Slow Ventures, BAM Ventures TechCrunch
Inform Genomics $2.6M Undisclosed GenomeWeb
Tissue Analytics $750K Tencent, angels TechCrunch

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