Rock Weekly: FDA launches first inquiry into mobile health app

It’s that time of year again.

The fifth portfolio class of the Rock Health accelerator program starts next week.  We’ll be announcing our class of 11 promising startups on the blog this week. Until then, catch us on the east coast at Datapalooza and MedCity ENGAGE.  


FDA Launches First Inquiry Into Mobile Health App

Federal Judge Lifts Ban On Public Access To Medicare Data

Calit2 Forms Quantified Self Data Sharing Initiative

The $2.7 Trillion Medical Bill: Why The US Leads The World in Health Expenditures
New York Times

Teaching Old Microphones New Tricks
The Economist

Marketing To The Big Data Inside Us
Technology Review

Max Levchin’s New Plan: To Get You Pregnant (And Improve Health Care In The Process)

Encounters With The Posthuman

New Apps, Tech Gadgets To Improve Seniors’ Health Help All
The Street

Funding & Acquisitions

Name Amt Investors Source
Remote Medical International $8M Columbia Pacific VentureBeat
Health Care DataWorks $5M MemorialCare Innovation Fund MedCity Newsl
Shareable Ink $3M Lehmi Ventures The Tennessean
Seamless Medical Systems $2M Angels PRWeb
simplifyMD $1.3M Undisclosed SEC filing
RxFunction $1M SBIR grant Twin Cities Biz Journal


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