Rock Weekly: The Pentagon wants to merge you with robots


March 10, 2014

Digital health took SXSW by storm (literally) as Anne Wojcicki laid out her vision for the future of preventative medicine, ThriveOn took home the gold at the SXSW Accelerator, Bill Nye declared that technology, science, and startups are intimately related, and we brought the bacon, booze, and biosensors to SXSWearables.

Rock Health is on the hunt for the best digital health companies. Join our portfolio and build something useful. Here are some ideas we’d like to fund.



When Facts In The ER Are Scarce

FCC Creates Task Force To Expand Telemedicine
MedCity News

The Pentagon Basically Wants To Merge You With A Robot
Daily Beast

Google Pledges To Help Developers With Wearable Devices

Gadgets Are Remaking How Doctors Treat Patients

How The FDA Can Improve Regulation Of Mobile Health

Nintendo Wants In On Digital Health

Wearable Tech Finally Embraces Fashion
The New York Times

Buying Cancer Insurance Through A Chat App

Rock Health In The News

Venture Funds See Growth In Healthcare Startups

Can Engaging Primary Care Doctors Reduce Healthcare Costs?

Web-Enabled Toothbrushes Join The Internet Of Things
The Wall Street Journal


Company Amt Investors Source
RainDance Technologies $16.5M GE Ventures, Northgate Capital TechCrunch
Clinicient $15M Catalyst Investors FinSMEs
goBalto $5M Aberdare, West Health, EDBI, Qualcomm Health MobiHealthNews
Health Outcomes Sciences $5M Kansas Bioscience Authority, Grayhawk Venture Fund II FinSMEs
Amiigo $1.75M Undisclosed SEC
iRx Reminder $250K Undisclosed VentureWire
Clinovo $150K Undisclosed MarketBrief
NextGxDx Undisclosed Voyent Partners, Nashville Capital Network peHUB

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