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Digital Health Accelerators: This Time it’s Different

By: on January 23, 2013

Health-related incubators, now typically called accelerators, seem to be popping up on every corner. This is not the first time incubators have focused on health care. In the wake of…


Venture Capital Investment in mHealth for 2012 Totaled $907.7 Million

By: on January 17, 2013

Venture capital investment in the mHealth sector totaled $907.7 million for 2012 according to data compiled by Mobile Health Market News. Investment during the fourth quarter of 2012 came to…


FCC to Provide $400m to Fund Telemedicine

By: on January 9, 2013

The FCC is providing $400 million to health care providers for telemedicine networks which link large medical centers to rural clinics. The program, dubbed the Healthcare Connect Fund, will begin…


VCs Invest $213m in mHealth During Q3: YTD Total Hits $707m

By: on November 6, 2012

In the third quarter of 2012, mHealth companies received $213.3 million in venture capital bringing the year to date total investment in the sector to $707 million according to data…


Confusion Reigns When it Comes to Tracking mHealth VC Investment

By: on October 30, 2012

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

By: on 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.…


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

By: on 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%…


Health IT Pitch-Fest Takes the Stage at Health 2.0

By: on September 18, 2012

Morgenthaler Ventures is taking it’s Health IT Startup Showcase (known as DC to VC) to the stage – literally – at the Health 2.0 conference next month in San Francisco.…


West Wireless Health Rebrands, Announces New CEO and Incubator

By: on August 16, 2012

West Wireless Health Institute has changed its name to West Health Institute (WHI) to reflect its broader mandate to support all efforts that reduce health care cost. The group also…


Digital Health VC Investment Nears Half a Billion in the First Half of 2012

By: on July 27, 2012

Venture capital investment in digital health rose three-fold in the first half of 2012 to nearly half a billion dollars according to the Burrill Report. They reported 46 investments  for…