Rock Weekly: Calling all angels

December 3rd, 2012

If your head was spinning a bit this week, you weren’t the only one. AliveCor got FDA approval, Basis finally launched, Scanadu’s tricorder will be on sale by the end of 2013, and there was a whole host of news and opinions on the regulatory front.

Deep breaths, and read on.


World AIDS Day: No Vaccine Yet, But Recent Antibody Discoveries Spark Hope
International Business Times

GPU Grid Helping to Find AIDS Cure
EE Times

Insurance Surcharges Will Fund Most Online Exchanges Created Under Health Law
Kaiser Health News

US Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Myriad Patent Case Again

Google Adds Key Facts About Medicines To Its Knowledge Graph Results

Basis Commercially Launches Wrist-worn, Healthy Habits Device

A Gadget that Makes You the Doctor
Technology Review

The Best Medicine For Fixing The Modern Hospital
Fast Company

Can a Jellyfish Unlock the Secret of Immortality?
New York Times

Rock Health in the News

The Dream of the Medical Tricorder
The Economist

Video Fitness Startup Founders Shake Up the Act of Shaping Up
Wall Street Journal Raises $6.5M Series A

Funding & Acquisitions

Hello Health Gets $11.5M to Banish Paper Records From Your Doctor’s Office

Obvious-Incubated Lift Lands $2.5M From Spark Capital, SV Angel To Help You Build Good Habits

iRhythm Scores $1.5M, Study Support from California HealthCare Foundation

HealthTap Buys Q&A Site Avvo Health


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