Rock Weekly: Why millennials should be scared for their health

Rock Weekly

September 22, 2014

Let’s take a minute to remind ourselves why we’re all here: healthcare is messed up (and we’re going to fix it). As if burned-out doctors, and outrageous healthcare admin costs aren’t enough—here’s why millennials should be scared for their health. But they’re also hopeful—“The next generation is hungry. They see the problems in the system.” This is why one med student is still determined to be an internist.

Happy Monday! Here’s five free tickets to HealthBeat on 10/27-28 for the first readers to respond here. If you were slow to the punch this morning, use the code Rock for 20% off.


‘Drive-By Doctoring’ During Surgery Adds A Surprise To The Bill
The New York Times

Where (In The Human Body) Venture Capital Is Going
The Wall Street Journal

Bug Delays HealthKit For iOS 8

Epic Explains How It Will Bring HealthKit Data To Doctors

App Developers Ask Washington For Clearer Health Data Privacy Guidelines

When A Hospital Closes
Kaiser Health News

Google Glass Makes Docs Better Surgeons

48% Of Employer Plans To Offer Telehealth Services By 2015

The Epidemic Of Medical Identity Theft
USA Today

One Quarter Of ACOs Saved Enough Money To Get Bonuses
Kaiser Health News

Rock Health In The News

Omada Health Raises $950K From CHCF To Serve Low Income Populations

Rock Health: Innovating At The Intersection Of Healthcare And Tech
Fast Company

Can A Computer Replace Your Doctor?
The New York Times

Better Interventions To Combat Pediatric Obesity
iMedical Apps


Company Amt Investors Source
iHealth Labs $25M Xiaomi VentureBeat
iVinci Health $5M Intermountain Healthcare, Inova Health System, St. Luke’s Health System VentureBeat
RightCare Solutions $4M NewSpring Capital MedCity News
ChartSpan $1M Don Byrne MobiHealthNews

Interested in a full roundup of digital health funding deals since 2011? Get our funding database.


Get the biggest, curated digital health rundown in your inbox next week. Sign up for the Rock Weekly.

    Rock Health will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you with news and occasional marketing.

    You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails or by contacting We will treat your information with respect. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your info in accordance with these terms.