Rock Weekly: The venture darling of digital health
October 6, 2014
Last week we released our latest funding update, reporting that venture funding in digital health has reached $3B in 2014—smashing the total for this time last year by 2X. Big data and analytics took home the gold for total dollars raised: so it’s no surprise that another data-hungry tech giant just revealed it’s plans for health. Get the scoop on the data behind the dollars. Read what digital health is (and isn’t).
The Incredible Potential And Dangers Of Data Mining Health Records
The Washington Post
Facebook Plots First Steps Into Healthcare
2014 Digital Health Funding Reaches $3B, Double 2013’s Total
Bad Software Was Not To Blame For Sending Dallas Ebola Patient Home
Can Big Data Tell Us What Clinical Trials Don’t?
The New York Times
Telemonitoring Cuts Readmissions By 44%
15 Ways To Fix HealthCare.gov For The Long Haul
The Government’s New Physician Payment Database Riddled With Errors
The Wall Street Journal
Doctors Struggle With Barriers In Sharing Digital Medical Records
The New York Times
The Numbers Show The Vast Majority Of Adults Don’t Use Health Trackers
|NantHealth||$250M||Kuwait Investment Authority||Yahoo|
|Netpulse||$18.6M||Nokia Growth Partners, August Capital, Javelin Venture Partners, DFJ Frontier, Docomo Capital||MobiHealthNews|
|Glow||$17M||Formation 8, Founders Fund, Andreessen Horowitz||TechCrunch|
|Cognoptix||$15M||LaunchPad Venture Group, Inventages Venture Capital Investment, Alopexx Enterprises||VentureBeat|
|Pristine||$5.5M||S3 Ventures, Capital Factory, HealthFundr||MobiHealthNews|
|MedAware||$1M||GE Ventures, OurCrowd||FinSMEs|
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