Rock Weekly: Why big data didn’t detect Ebola

Rock Weekly

September 29, 2014

The CDC released some dire predictions for Ebola last week. And as it turns out, the good old World Health Organization beat out big data in detecting Ebola after all. Still have hope for big data? Us too. Join Rock Health and Cloudera for a Healthcare Data Happy Hour & Roundtable in NYC on the eve of Strata!

Cozy up with our just-released videos from Health Innovation Summit. Enjoy!


Why Big Health Insurance Is Pouring Money Into Startups

Sixty Nine Percent Of Docs Want Patients To Use Tech To Assist Diagnoses

The Huge Impact Of Expanding Medicaid

Kaiser Permanente’s Genetic Database Is Boon To Medical Research

Hospitals Cut Costs By Getting Doctors To Stick To Guidelines
The Wall Street Journal

Tech Giants Move To Protect Wearables

23 Notable FDA Clearances For Digital Health Apps In 2014

The Reinvention Of Medicine: Dr. Algorithm V0-7 And Beyond

Citizen Hackers Tinker With Medical Devices
The Wall Street Journal

California Goes Past HIPAA
MedCity News

The Woman With The Bionic Eye
The Atlantic

Rock Health In The News

To Gather Drug Data, A Health Startup Turns To Consumers
The New York Times

HealthKit Is Finally Live: Here’s How It (Really) Works



Company Amt Investors Source
TelaDoc $50.3M Cardinal Partners, HLM Venture Partners, KPCB, New Capital Partners, Trident Capital MobiHealthNews
Jiff $18.3M Aeris Capital, Aberdare Ventures, Venrock Forbes
InstaMed $15M Undisclosed peHUB
Array Health $13M Noro-Moseley Partners, Vocap Investment Partners GeekWire
WiserTogether $9M Martin Ventures, Merck Global Health Innovation Fund MobiHealthNews
COTA $3.7M Horizon Healthcare Services, Med-Metrix FinSMEs
Beyond Verbal $3.3M Winnovation, SingulariTeam MobiHealthNews
Cohealo $3.1M Undisclosed MedCity News
Spruce $2M KPCB, Baseline, Cowboy Ventures TechCrunch $1.3M Launchpad Digital Health, Eastlink Capital Management, angels VentureBeat

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