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GE Healthcare Launches Collaboration Programme For Healthtech Startups
Edison[X] programme will work with startups to develop solutions on the Edison platform for some of the healthcare challenges existing today.
The new innovation model: monetizing healthcare data
Healthcare enterprises are launching programs to monetize patient medical data by offering access to researchers and innovators. How these initiati...
How healthtech startups can achieve true value
Healthtech is apparently in a golden age. Just a few weeks ago, Livongo and Health Catalyst raised a combined $500 million through IPOs with a join...
Pitchbook , 08/16/19
Healthtech startup picks up $52M
Nurx has raised a $52 million Series C co-led by Kleiner Perkins and Union Square Ventures. Founded in 2015, the Bay Area-based company operates a ...
Pitchbook , 08/15/19
NPIF backs UK healthtech startup
Advanced Digital Innovation, a healthcare-focused software business based in Saltaire, UK, has raised £650,000 from the North Powerhouse Investment...
Healthtech Startup Doxper Raises $4 Mn In Series A Funding
The healthtech startup Doxper raised $4 Mn in a Series A round led by healthcare-focused fund Alkemi Venture Partners.
Voice Technology And The Lure Of Zero UI In Health Care
The best tech makes an impact by going unnoticed.
Security Boulevard, 08/10/19
Healthcare Identity Management
Identity management is a practice that permeates through many industries. After all, in our technological age, an average employee at almost any or...
Business Cloud, 08/02/19
AI Healthtech Unicorn Babylon Health Announces $550M Raise
London start-up which works with NHS secures investment to expand into US and Asia
Two Female Founders Demonstrate How Equal Access To Social And Human Capital Would Add Up To $5 Trillion To The Global Economy
Human capital not only increases the profitability of firms but the strength, sustainability and longevity of companies. It also reduces the risk o...
Med-Tech Innovation News , 07/30/19
Healthtech startups selected to participate in Kickstart
Six healthtech startups are part of 48 growth companies who have been selected to participate in this year’s edition of the Kickstart program in Sw...
First Post , 07/29/19
Startup Visit Health plans to raise $10 mn in Series A funding; healthtech app platform to finance expansion
Visit Health is an artificial intelligence-based healthtech app platform offering preventive and curative, primary healthcare solutions
The Guardian , 07/26/19
How baseless fears over 5G rollout created a health scare
Misconceptions about the technology and lack of consultation with local communities may have boosted conspiracy theories
Healthtech Investor Flare Capital Raises $255M for Second Fund
Flare Capital Partners, a Boston-based venture capital firm investing in healthcare technology, has raised $255 million for its second fund. Co-fou...
Philips Aims to Enhance Patient-Doctor Communication With New Health Care Acquisition
The electronics giant continues growing its health care offerings.
MedCity News, 07/18/19
The Tipping Point in Asia Digital Health
Galen Growth Asia CEO and Founder shares key trends and insights on the second largest and fastest growing digital health ecosystem in the world.
Pitchbook , 07/17/19
The highest valued VC-backed healthtech companies in the US
In 2018, VC funds invested a total of $11.3 billion across 1,070 healthtech deals in the United States. We look at the five highest valued companie...
MHomecare wins Indonesia-Korea Startup Demo Day 2019
MHomecare is a platform that aims to solve the problem of high unemployment rate and income inequality among healthcare providers in Indonesia
Economic Times, 07/11/19
Singapore’s Temasek looking to build and nurture a health-tech platform in India
Last year, the fund created the logistics platform along with Singbridge where it is a joint venture where Temasek would be investing in building h...
Mobile Health News, 07/11/19
Belgian university spinoff closes €1m seed financing round
ArtiQ plans to launch its AI-based decision support software later this year.
Pitchbook , 07/11/19
Healthtech startup pockets $26M
Stratasan has raised $26 million in a round led by Fulcrum Equity, with participation from Frist Cressey Ventures, Blue Heron Capital and Bridge Ba...
Becker Hospital Review, 07/09/19
Walmart Labs acqui-hires home health tech startup
Walmart Labs, the retail giant's San Bruno, Calif.-based technology and innovation arm, has acqui-hired Flocare, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based software...
Business Today, 07/09/19
Can new-age technology transform healthcare?
Technology is here to stay, and the public health system would be well-served to take advantage.
Venture Beat, 07/07/19
6 ground rules for health tech startups
Strict regulation, complex systems, and long times to market all make health tech a challenging field for startups. Here's how you can you beat the...
Hudson Reporter , 07/02/19
Jersey City Medical Center advances robotic surgery
Jersey City Medical Center has announced that it has the most advanced robotic-surgery system available with the acquisition of the da Vinci Xi Su...
VOA News , 07/02/19
Artificial Intelligence Designs Flu Drug in Australia
Scientists in Australia say they have used artificial intelligence to develop a powerful new vaccine against the flu. The team from Flinders Univ...
WeeTracker , 07/02/19
NIGERIA Nigerian-Born Healthtech Startup 54gene Raises USD 4.5 Mn Seed Round
54gene, a San Francisco-based healthtech startup with focus on Africa, has raised USD 4.5 Mn in a seed round from a consortium of investors.
Iot For All, 07/01/19
Evolution of IoT in Healthcare
IoT is evolving healthcare. It can improve the quality of service and dramatically reduce healthcare costs and improve patient outcomes.
Crunchbase , 06/28/19
HealthTech Startup Livongo Files For IPO With Quick Revenue Growth, Growing Losses
Healthtech startup Livongo files to go public with quick revenue growth, expanding losses, and a story outlining how it intends to replicate early ...
Med-Tech Innovation News , 06/28/19
Healthtech accelerator returns with search for up to 15 start-ups
A global health accelerator has announced that it is returning to the UK to search for up to 15 fast-growth start-ups and scale-ups within the heal...
Healthcare IT News , 06/28/19
NewYork-Presbyterian launches Hauser Institute for Health Innovation
The New York health system's CIO says the new philanthropic gift will enable big advances in health IT and, specifically, telemedicine and remote m...
Verdict-Medical Devices , 06/28/19
Coming soon to a hospital near you: Medtronic’s new robot
Medtronic has been positioning itself to become a competitor within the robotic surgical space with its purchase of Mazor Robotics in December 2018.
New programme to explore how innovation in health data can benefit everyone
We're launching a new five-year programme on data for science and health to make sure everyone can benefit from health data innovation.
Founders Factory Africa and Netcare to fund 35 health-tech startups
Founders Factory Africa and South African healthcare company Netcare will select 35 African health-tech startups for an acceleration and incubation...
Felix Launches Digital Health Platform Following $750,000 Seed Round
Felix Health has launched its digital healthcare platform offering access to treatments for common lifestyle health issues, following a $750,000 Se...
Geek Wire , 06/25/19
Can virtual assistants make healthcare more human? Startups create voice tech for doctors and patients
Peek into a random hospital room in the U.S. today, and you might see something that makes you cynical about technology. The classic scene is of a ...
Paramedics could use a 5G-powered 'robo glove' to make quicker diagnoses
5G technology could allow paramedics to diagnose medical problems more quickly, experts say, with the help of a "robo-glove" that can carry out rem...
Tech Target, 06/24/19
Omron Health incorporates new capabilities for its Alexa skill
With added capabilities to its Alexa skill Omron Health -- like personalized report sharing and display -- the vendor hopes to increase blood press...
5G phones and your health: What you need to know
The rollout of 5G using super high-frequency radio airwaves has ignited old fears about cellphone radiation risks. Here’s what you need to know.
Health IT Analytics , 06/19/19
Google, Sanofi to Use Deep Learning for Healthcare Innovation
Google and Sanofi will partner to launch a virtual Healthcare Innovation Lab, which will serve to use deep learning to transform the delivery of me...
Built In , 06/17/19
Carbon Health Raises $20 Million In Series B Capital To Make Care Accessible
The startup currently has clinics in California and plans to use this capital to reach patients in underserved regions across the country.