Live long and prosper

September 28, 2015

By 2050, 22% of all Americans will be over the age of 65—and the population needs functional technology to help them live better. One solution: digital health tools (likeHonor), which support them within a system that may soon crack.

The man who cracked the human genome (and just announced a $250 exome sequencing test) will be speaking at Rock Health Summit this week—along with dozens of other movers and shakers of digital health). Join the fun here.


The Pitfalls Of Healthcare Companies’ Addiction To Big Data

Why Cleveland Clinic Shares Its Outcomes Data With The World
Harvard Business Review

How Hospitalists Have Innovated US Healthcare
The Wall Street Journal

Listen To The Talk: Inside Dr. Eric Topol’s Modern Black Bag

Health Insurance Deductibles Outpacing Wage Increases, Study Finds
The New York Times

Apple Watch Helps Save Teen Athlete's Life
CBS News

Report: Errors In Diagnosis Are Common And Will Take Teamwork To Fix

How Genome Sequencing Creates Communities Around Rare Disorders
The Atlantic

New CRISPR Protein Slices Through Genomes, Patent Problems
MIT Technology Review

Text Messaging Patients Reduces Heart Attack, Stroke, Smoking

Rock Health In The News

Four Things You Can Do With Your Phone That Will Improve Healthcare (CellScope)

New Antidepressant Tracking App Sets Sights On Postpartum Depression (Iodine)



Company Amt Investors Source
Modernizing Medicine $38M Pentland Group, Summit Partners, Sands Capital Ventures Miami Herald
Whoop $12M Two Sigma Ventures, Mousse Partners, Accomplice, Promus Ventures, Valley Oak Investments, NextView Ventures MobiHealthNews
CliniCloud $5M Tencent, Ping An Ventures Forbes
lifeIMAGE $5M Zaffre Investments Boston Business Journal