“Data is just a shadow of human experience. We still need to connect the dots,” Smart Patients founder and Rock Health entrepreneur Roni Zeiger argued last week. Luckily, healthcare may finally be ready for big data—just so long as the algorithms don’t ruin your life.
On the regulatory front, our friends across the pond gave everyone’s favorite at-home genetic test the green light while Zenefits is rocking the insurance world’s boat because of its free software.
Hospital-Acquired Conditions Drop 17% In Last Three Years
The Wall Street Journal
One Woman’s Drive To Upend Medical Testing
The New Yorker
A Diabetic Visualizes A Year’s Worth Of His Health Data
California Hospital Now Requires Wearables For Patient Safety
Virtual Doctor Visits Now A Reality Through Walgreens App
How Exactly The US Spends $2.9 Trillion On Healthcare
The Washington Post
The CDC Ebola Monitoring Program Relies On Mobile Health
Turns Out Online Doctor Ratings Mean Zilch
Popular Exercise App Tells Users They Ran Five Miles A Day No Matter What
||GGV Capital, Xiaomi, JD.com, Shunwei, Horizons Ventures, Khosla Ventures, Founders Fund, Northwest Venture Partners
||Khosla Ventures, Robert Quinn
||500 Startups, SXE Ventures, Joel Neoh, Coent Venture Partners
||Osage Partners, NJTC Venture Fund, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Midas Capital
||Philadelphia Business Journal
||CincyTech, Mercury Fund, Vine Street Ventures, Danmar Capital, Hyde Park Venture Partners, others
||Cincinnati Business Journal
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