Rock Weekly: Doc fix bill, fantastic or flop for digital health?
March 30, 2015
Stories of digital health were told ’round the world last week. The UK posted their official guide to mobile health apps (starting with preventive mental health). Iceland became the first nation to map their population’s genome. And here in the U.S., the House passed the ‘doc fix’ bill to change Medicare reimbursement formulas for doctors (here’s why it’s a huge boon for digital health).
FDA ‘Taking A Very Light Touch’ On Regulating The Apple Watch
The Final Stage Of Meaningful Use: Will EHRs Finally Pay Off?
How Technology Led A Hospital To Give A Patient 38 Times His Dosage
Google To Develop Robot Surgical Devices In Pact With J&J
Why Healthcare IT Systems Must Be Made To Talk To One Another
The Wall Street Journal
Fitbit’s CEO Discusses The Looming Apple Watch
The Washington Post
In-Depth: Pharma Steps Up Digital Health Efforts
If Restaurants Billed Like Hospitals, You’d Probably Stop Going Out To Eat
Google Granted Patent For Smart Contact Lens
Patient Privacy Isn’t Dead
Amid Affordable Care Act Fight, A Health Center Program Struggles To Stay Alive
The New York Times
Rock Health In The News
Investors Are Banking On This App To Curb Childhood Obesity
Why Healthcare Isn’t As Female-Friendly As You Think
|OrthoSensor||$19M||Bridger Healthcare, The Tullis Growth Fund||Tech Cocktail|
|PatientRoute Systems||$7.7M||Pierpoint Capital, Black Granite Capital||MedCity News|
|Palo Alto Health Sciences||$3.9M||Undisclosed||SEC|
|Hello Heart||$1.3M||Resolute Ventures||MobiHealthNews|
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