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We saw lots of digital health controversy last week. Here’s a recap:
- The Chan/Zuck camp threw down $3B to 'cure all diseases'—but some scientists criticized their move.
- Politico called out Silicon Valley for ‘blowing its chance to ride the silver tsunami’, while others applauded companies already making waves in senior care.
- Research published in JAMA claims wearables don't work; while MobiHealthNews pointed out major flaws in the outdated study. Meanwhile, grim rumors circled about Jawbone.
How Tech Startups Are Waking Up The Sleep Industry
Tweet | Fast Company
ResearchKit Update: Trial Retention, Android Integration, And More
Tweet | MobiHealthNews
|Catalyze.io||$6.5M||Lewis & Clark Ventures||HIT Consultant|
|Blue.Point||$3.5M||Southcoast Health, Lahey Health, Covenant Health System, Circle Health||Becker's Hospital Review|
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