Google’s latest healthcare bets
On the eve of HIMSS, Obama reiterated that patient data should belong to individuals, calling for open data in research and collaboration among drugmakers and EHR companies to actualize personalized medicine.
Meanwhile "big companies are falling over each other to claim to be more open" about health data. Case in point: Verily (fka Google) just teamed up with Vanderbilt and NIH to enroll 79K participants to mine health, genetic, and lifestyle data as part of the first pilot of the Precision Medicine Initiative.
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|Health Catalyst||$70M||UPMC Venture, Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Sands Capital, others||MedCity News|
|Vivify Health||$10M||UPMC Venture, Laboratory Corporation of America, Envision||MobiHealthNews|
|Opternative||$6M||Jump Capital, Tribeca Venture Partners, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Chicago Ventures, others||MobiHealthNews|
|Healthsense||$2.5M||Radius Ventures, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, Mansa Capital, 406 Ventures||MedCity News|
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