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New Report Cites Lack of Standardization in Wireless Monitor Market

Posted by: | Posted on: February 19, 2013

The lack of standards for wireless sensors and technologies used in mHealth devices and wireless patient monitors may threaten the growth of the sector according to a new report from…


Venture Capital Investment in mHealth for 2012 Totaled $907.7 Million

Posted by: | Posted 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…


Heard at JP Morgan: Five Cocktail Party Trends

Posted by: | Posted on: January 9, 2013

It feels like a fool’s errand to try to draw conclusions from the cocktail circuit during the JP Morgan Healthcare Conference being held this week in San Francisco. Any observations…


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

Posted by: | Posted 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

Posted by: | Posted 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 Reports $1.08B in VC Investment for mHealth Through September

Posted by: | Posted 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

Posted by: | Posted 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.…


Just for Fun Try HCIT Bingo

Posted by: | Posted on: September 13, 2012

A few weeks back, in a blog we commented on the evolving jargon on mHealth and HCIT. So we were particularly tickled with Lisa Suennen’s recent blog on “Healthcare IT…


Blogosphere Reaction to Khosla Misses the Point

Posted by: | Posted on: September 10, 2012

Vinod Khosla’s keynote interview at the Rock Health’s Health Innovation Summit lit up the blogosphere when he suggested that 80% of doctors could be replaced by software. It seems as…


mHealth companies garner $493 million through June 2012

Posted by: | Posted on: July 5, 2012

Mobile health companies received $493.6 million in venture capital funding during the first half of 2012 according to data collected by Mobile Health Market News. Nearly half of the investment…