Rock Weekly: Why millennials should be scared for their health

Rock Weekly

September 22, 2014

Let’s take a minute to remind ourselves why we’re all here: healthcare is messed up (and we’re going to fix it). As if burned-out doctors, and outrageous healthcare admin costs aren’t enough—here’s why millennials should be scared for their health. But they’re also hopeful—“The next generation is hungry. They see the problems in the system.” This is why one med student is still determined to be an internist.

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Headlines

‘Drive-By Doctoring’ During Surgery Adds A Surprise To The Bill
The New York Times

Where (In The Human Body) Venture Capital Is Going
The Wall Street Journal

Bug Delays HealthKit For iOS 8
Reuters

Epic Explains How It Will Bring HealthKit Data To Doctors
VentureBeat

App Developers Ask Washington For Clearer Health Data Privacy Guidelines
Reuters

When A Hospital Closes
Kaiser Health News

Google Glass Makes Docs Better Surgeons
VentureBeat

48% Of Employer Plans To Offer Telehealth Services By 2015
MobiHealthNews

The Epidemic Of Medical Identity Theft
USA Today

One Quarter Of ACOs Saved Enough Money To Get Bonuses
Kaiser Health News

Rock Health In The News

Omada Health Raises $950K From CHCF To Serve Low Income Populations
MobiHealthNews

Rock Health: Innovating At The Intersection Of Healthcare And Tech
Fast Company

Can A Computer Replace Your Doctor?
The New York Times

Better Interventions To Combat Pediatric Obesity
iMedical Apps

Funding

Company Amt Investors Source
iHealth Labs $25M Xiaomi VentureBeat
iVinci Health $5M Intermountain Healthcare, Inova Health System, St. Luke’s Health System VentureBeat
RightCare Solutions $4M NewSpring Capital MedCity News
ChartSpan $1M Don Byrne MobiHealthNews

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