Rock Weekly3/25/13

Rock Weekly: FDA 101 – A Guide for Entrepreneurs

Amy Puliafito

March 25th, 2013
Last week’s congressional hearings on mobile medical applications attracted a lot of attention amongst entrepreneurs and investors in our industry. Today we’re publishing FDA 101, a Rock Report which attempts to demystify the FDA process for digital health entrepreneurs. The FDA plans to issue final guidance by October 1, 2013. We’ll be watching.

Headlines

FDA Clarifies Plans For Mobile Health App Regulation
eWeek

Obamacare Is A Bonanza for Health Startups – But Do They Know It?
PandoDaily

Study Says Medical Device Interoperability Could Save $30B A Year
Xconomy

Wireless Blood-Test Implant Sends Data To Smartphones
CNET

Android Gene Test Presages Future Of Data Privacy
MobiHealthNews

The Doctor Is In (Well, Logged In)
New York Times

Rock Health in the News

Overregulation Haunts Health Entrepreneurs
VentureBeat

Wellframe Wants to Help Fix Your Broken Heart
Wired

NextGxDx Selects Eligible API For Genetic Testing Insurance Eligibility Checks
Yahoo Finance

Funding & Acquisitions

Omada Health Secures $4.7M To Roll Out Its Online Diabetes Prevention Program
TechCrunch

One Medical Raise $30M To Transform Primary Care
GigaOm

Remedy Partners Raises $20M For Bundled Payment Programs
SEC

Sutherland Global Services Acquires Apollo Health Street For $200M
Modern Healthcare

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