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January 28th, 2012

It’s the last week of January, and 2013 looks to be the most exciting year yet in the world of digital health.  With UnitedHealth’s acquisition of Humedica, and 13 funded digital health companies so far, we’re already seeing things heat up.

Rock Health startup 
LabDoor launched last week – check out coverage inWiredGigaOm, and Forbes.


New HIPAA Rules Fortify Patient Privacy
MedPage Today

FDA Clears Welch Allyn’s iPhone-enabled Opthalmoscope

Misfit’s Shine Raised $846K on Indiegogo; New Product Expected This Fall

Study Finds Tweeting, Retweeting May Help You #Lose Weight

‘Robodocs’? ‘Tricorders’? How Telemedicine Will Shape the Future of Health

Surprise! We Don’t Know if Half Our Medical Treatments Work
Washington Post

Why DNA Will Someday Replace the Hard Drive
Technology Review

Eric Topol on Rock Center with Brian Williams [VIDEO]

Funding & Acquisitions

NantHealth Raises $31M for Portfolio of mHealth Products

Kareo Raises $20.5M for Cloud-based Medical Office Software
PE Hub

FlatIron Health Raises $8M for Intelligence Platform for Cancer Care

eHealth Technologies Raises $6M for Medical Record and Image Retrieval
MedCity News

Bam Labs Raises $4M to Put Smart Sensors in Your Mattress

Syapse Raises $3M for Cloud-based Semantic Data Platform for Genomics
Rock Health Blog

Stat Health Services Raises $3M for Emergency Room eHealth

Boston’s Humedica Acquired by UnitedHealth Group; Deal Valued in ‘Hundreds of Millions’
Boston Business Journal

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