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Rock Weekly

January 26, 2015

While digital health may be lagging on the public market, conversations about the industry dominated Inside the Beltway last week. POTUS kicked everything off by announcing the Precision Medicine Initiative (more on what it needs to actually work here), while the ONC declared it would better help entrepreneurs navigate HIPAA compliance. (FYI, these companies can too.)


Why Andreessen Horowitz Is Bullish On Digital Health
a16z Blog

Docs To ONC: Ease Administrative Burden Of Health IT

Obama Adminstration Reins In Personal Data Sharing On

Healthcare Tiptoes Into Net Neutrality Debate
Modern Healthcare

Surgery Costs Vary Wildly—Even In The Same Area
USA Today

The Apple Watch Battery Will Support Four Hours Of Fitness Activity

How Do Digital Tools Influence Doctor Prescribing?
The Wall Street Journal

Accountable Care Organizations: Like HMOs, But Different
The New York Times

Brain-Training Game Maker Settles With FTC Over Unsupported Claims

Rock Health In The News

Ask A VC: Rock Health’s Halle Tecco

Eye-Tracking Test Enters Into The Running For An Alzheimer’s Screen
Scientific American

Omada Health Applauds New CDC Diabetes Prevention Guidelines

Glass In Healthcare Is Stronger Than Ever


Company Amt Investors Source
Human API $6.6M Undisclosed MobiHealthNews
Forward Health Group $5.7M BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation, Wisconsin Investment Partners, TripleTree Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
TruMed Systems $5.5M Undisclosed CNBC
Health Recovery Solutions $1M Undisclosed MedCity News
LIFT Digital $1M Undisclosed VentureBeat
Selvera $1M Undisclosed Xconomy

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