Rock Weekly: Did doom itself by ignoring startups?

October 21, 2013

Last week, health exchanges and were in the headlines, wearable devices somehow became the natural evolution in a decades long quest to talk into a watch, and scholars tried to answer the question – should doctors Google their patients?

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How Doomed Itself by Ignoring Startups

Contractors See Weeks of Work on Health Site
New York Times

Big Insurers Avoid Many State Exchanges

As Obamacare Tech Woes Mounted, Contractor Payments Soared

Health IT Regulators Face Challenges as Medical Apps Proliferate
National Journal

Why We Make Bad Decisions
New York Times

Hospital CEO Pay Not Linked to Quality of Care
The Atlantic

The Case for Computer-Based Care
National Journal

7 in 10 Uninsured Americans Unfamiliar with Health Exchanges



Rock Health in the News

Wello Launches Monthly Fitness Subscriptions for Individual and Group Sessions

Patients Tracking Diseases Through Informed Networks Provide Huge Insight to Medicine
San Francisco Chronicle

Beam Aims to Turn Any Toothbrush Into a Gamified Tracker




Name Amt Investors Source
OrthoSensor $13M Dignity Health, Ziegler Meditech Equity Partners and others Miami Herald
AboutOne $1.8M Golden Seeds and others MobiHealthNews
Centice $115K Undisclosed SEC
Cisiv Undisclosed Albion Ventures PEHub
Duet Heatlh Undisclosed Baird Capital BusinessWire


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