October 23, 2014

West Health Invests $4.25 in Kinect-based Technology

October 31, 2012 The West Health Investment Fund recently invested $4.25 million in Reflexion Health, Inc., a startup known for licensing Microsoft Kinect for Windows-based physical therapy software created at the West Health…

Security Concerns Haunt Providers as mHealth Technology Spreads

According to a new report, 2012 Mobile Applications: Can Enterprise Vendors Keep Up?, over 100 health care providers cite protecting patient data as a central concern at a time when…

Study Cites Public Health as one of the Most Promising Markets for mHealth

October 30, 2012 According to a major research study, electronic and mobile health services play a significant role in the delivery of public health services internationally. Fordham University researchers reported in the current…

Confusion Reigns When it Comes to Tracking mHealth VC Investment

According to a recent article on Forbes.com, although overall investment in health IT venture funding has increased, inconsistency in the reporting of funding in various sub-sectors leads to diverging total…

Rock Health’s Fourth Class Starts with Support from Kleiner and Kaiser

October 29, 2012 Rock Health, a major seed accelerator for health startups, added the significant Silicon Valley venture firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a partner at the end of the Summer.…

NSF Awards $1.4 Million for Research on mHealth in Perioperative Services

October 22, 2012 The National Science Foundation recently granted three Clemson University Professors and two faculty of the University of South Carolina $1.4 million to research how mobile technology can improve perioperative services,…

More Than Meets the Eye at Health 2.0

Coming from the health care tech side of the industry, I couldn’t help but be impressed by the sense of enthusiasm at the recent Health 2.0 conference. The atmosphere at…

JNJ Enters Digital Health Market

October 15, 2012 Johnson & Johnson is hoping to strengthen its relationship with its customers through a suite of mobile technologies that promote medical compliance. The initial version of Care4Today launched in July…

Top 15 Apps for Drug Development

Big Data in life sciences is going mobile. FierceBiotechIT’s round up of the top life sciences apps is dominated by tools for clinical research, chemical analysis, and clinical trials management.…

Rock Health Reports $1.08B in VC Investment for mHealth Through September

October 5, 2012 Rock Health, the SF-based incubator, released its Digital Health Funding Report for Q3 2012 this week. They report that year-to-date VC investment in digital health companies is up over 70%…