Rock Weekly


May 21, 2012

With all the buzz in digital health, it was hard to whittle down our favorite headlines this week. The highlights: Simplee raised $6M, Proteus raised $17.5M, and Dr. Oz’s startup raised $1.6M.  There were two digital health acquisitions and one big merger.  We also found out that physician adoption of tablets (namely iPads) doubled this last year, while doctor-only social networks stayed flat.

Click below for good reads:

Rock Health Startup Grad HealthInReach Merges with PriceDoc to Bring Transparency to Healthcare

Medical Couponing Startups Attempt to Save Consumers Money

The Changing Face of Healthcare Investment
Healthcare Data Solutions 

Managing Expecations About Digital Health   

30 Years of Government Spending in One Graph

Physician Use of Tablets is Skyrocketing
Manhattan Research

There Are 1.8 Billion Adolescents–and They Are a Huge Health Problem
The Atlantic

GE $250M Fund Manager: We Have a Lot of Dry Powder, Looking To Invest 

FCC to Vote on Broadband Space for Patient Monitoring
HealthcareIT News

Funding & Acquisitions