Rock Weekly: EHRs have failed. This is why.


May 27, 2014

Last week, Vinod Khosla reiterated his idea that doctors can’t compete with machines (doctors beg to differ). Until we start calculating medical computer’s performance, Yelping doctors is on the rise. One in four patients now reads physician reviews before making an appointment, despite the fact that some of the best doctors have the worst ratings. But once patients get to the exam room, doctors give their own low ratings—this time to EHRs.


EHR Use Has Doubled Since 2007

Veterans Aren’t The Only Ones Waiting For Healthcare

This Scandal May Be The Best Thing Ever For Veterans
The New York Times

The Health App Market Has A Few Big Winners

IRS Bars Employers From Dumping Workers Into Health Exchanges
The New York Times

Solving The Mystery Of Healthcare Prices Could Save $100B

Khosla Has Three Predictions For Healthcare. Here’s One More

Why Medicine Is Cheaper In Germany
The Atlantic

NYC Health Department Uses Yelp To Track Food Poisoning
Fast Company

Rock Health In The News

Mango Health Gets $5.25M To Focus On Provider Business

Healthcare Becomes Entrepreneurial (Finally)
Harvard Business Review

Rock Health’s Sixth Class Of Startups


Company Amt Investors Source
Quantapore $35M Undisclosed San Francisco Business Times
iRhythm Technologies $17M Novo A/S, Norwest Venture Partners MedCity News
Kyruus $11.3M Undisclosed SEC
Indigo BioSystems $8.5M Undisclosed SEC
Assurex Health $7M Sequoia Capital, Claremont Creek Ventures, Mayo Clinic, others FinSMEs
Independa $2.8M City Hill Ventures MobiHealthNews
Agilum Healthcare Intelligence $2.4M Undisclosed SEC
Geneva Healthcare $1.8M Undisclosed TECHdotMN
Jointly Health $1.3M Frost Venture Partners, Reed Elsevier Ventures MobiHealthNews
Clariture $1M The Martin Companies Nashville Post
Filament Labs $1M Mercury Fund, Corinthian Health Services, Arcadia Home Care MobiHealthNews


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