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August 19th, 2013

Digital health is going mainstream.  Case in point: more and more people are turning to their phones for a better night’s sleep.  And we’re psyched, because from MyFitnessPal to Fitbit, it was a kickass week for digital health funding.

We’re still glowing from HiSum.  Check out exclusive video of Steve Blank from the event – more coming soon!

This week is XX in Health Week! Learn more about the state of women in health.


FDA Recognizes Device Interoperability Standards

Next Out Of The Printer, Living Tissue
New York TImes

Why Doctors Are Reluctant To Take Responsibility For Rising Medical Costs
The Atlantic

Mobile Apps To Manage Sleep, Asthma, And Medications
Washington Post

FDA Finalizes Guidance On Radio Frequency In Wireless Medical Devices

The Story Behind MyFitnessPal’s Success

Why EHRs Are Not Yet Disruptive
Clayton Christensen Institute

Talking Scales And Telemedicine: ACO Tools To Keep Patients Out Of The Hospital
Kaiser Health News

Becoming Bionic [VIDEO]


Name Amt Investors Source
Fitbit $43M Qualcomm Ventures, SAP Ventures, Softbank Capital TechCrunch
Change Healthcare $15M HLM Venture Partners and others VentureBeat
CareCloud $9M Adams Street Partners VentureBeat
InteraXon $6M Horizons Ventures and others AllThingsD
QualMetrix $800K Unknown Bloomberg Businessweek

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