7/31/17

The Rock Weekly

What the FDA just did for digital health

In an impressive move, the FDA made good on its plan to accelerate regulatory approvals for digital health through a new pilot program (and wrote a new action plan outlining future goals). What’s noteworthy? They plan to certify developers and firms, rather than products, enabling pre-certified companies to market and iterate on products without continuing to knock on the FDA’s door—or through a streamlined premarket review. Read moreApplications open tomorrow.

Recent Funding

  • Women's health telemedicine company Maven closed an $11M Series A
  • On-demand health transportation startup Circulation got a $10.5M boost
  • Protein modeling and design toolkit maker Cyrus Biotechnology snagged $8M
  • Hinge Health raised $8M to expand its remote monitoring program for chronic pain
  • PhysIQ got $8M to use AI and wearables to monitor ambulatory patients
Read our just-released funding report. Then get all the deals, including investor stats, founder demographics, & more with our Digital Health Funding Database.
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