Rock Weekly: Why Some Innovations Spread Faster Than Others

July 15, 2013
We weren’t the only ones excited about moves Apple was making last week. Signs that the electronics icon was moving into medical devices for consumers sparked rumor and debate. We’re sure that this is only the beginning of bringing what was traditionally confined to the clinic to anywhere we want it.

Health Innovation Summit is almost here! Ticket prices go up Thursday, so if you get in before then, you save $250. It’ll be next level – you don’t want to miss it.


Slow Ideas: Why Some Innovations Spread Faster Than Others
The New Yorker

Will Obamacare Kickstart The Healthcare Revolution?

Why Healthcare Needs Apple

Why Surgeons Are A Key Target For Some Google Glass App Developers

Jawbone Hires Its First VP Of Data

Wearables To Move Beyond Activity To Chemical Biosensors

uChek Aims To Follow Scanadu’s Pre-FDA Crowdfunding Strategy

The Paradox Of Wearable Technologies
Technology Review

This 19-Year-Old Genius MIT Dropout And Thiel Fellow Just Launched A Health Startup
Business Insider

Why Is The United States So Sick?


Name Amt Investors Source
Skylight Healthcare $10M GE Capital Daily Finance/Business Wire Axial Exchange $5M Undisclosed MobiHealthNews Zenefits $2.1M Venrock, Maverick Capital, and others TechCrunch Watsi $1.2M Vinod Khosla, Ron Conway, and others TechCrunch Care Technology Systems $700K Undisclosed Nashville Biz Journal Rijuven $540K Undisclosed SEC filing Xcode $170K Shead Holdings and others VCCircle


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