Rock Weekly11/24/14

Rock Weekly: Digital health investments are soaring

Mollie McDowell

Creative Direction

Rock Weekly

November 24, 2014


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Headlines

Digital Health Investments Are Soaring
Fortune

Here’s Why Healthcare Should Be Talking About Net Neutrality
Modern Healthcare

The Search For Exceptional Genomes
MIT Technology Review

Why Are Doctors And Hospitals The Owners Of Patient Records?
Medscape

A Doctor Explains Why She Won’t Text Patients Their Test Results
Quartz

How 3-D Printing Is Revolutionizing Medicine
The New Yorker

Healthcare Needs Less Innovation And More Imitation
Harvard Business Review

Why Wearables Should Be Free
Fast Company

The Two Things That Rarely Happen After A Medical Mistake
NPR

Funding

 

Company Amt Investors Source
Helomics $60M HealthCare Royalty Partners MedCity News
Valence Health $15M Heritage Group, Foundation Medical Partners, GE Ventures, North Bridge Growth Equity Modern Healthcare
InfoBionic $10.4M Excel Venture Management, Zaffre Investments MedCity News
Flashback Technologies $2M PAC Partners Xconomy

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