Brian Edwards

NYC Entrepreneurship Lab for Bio and Health Tech accepting applications

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NYC launches the Bio and Health Tech Entrepreneurship Lab to provide entrepreneurs the training they need to build successful life science and health tech businesses.

Nike launches accelerator to support health and fitness startups utilizing Fuelband

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Nike partners with TechStars to launch new startup accelerator focused on digital health and fitness startups utilizing the Nike Fuel API.

Chile accelerator announces 105 companies for next class, including 8 digital health startups

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Startup Chile announces eight digital health startups as part of their 105 company 2013 class.

DreamIt Ventures partners with Blue Cross and Penn Medicine for new digital health accelerator

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DreamIt Ventures launches a digital health accelerator in Philadelphia with partners Independence Blue Cross and University of Pennsylvania Health System.

AliveCor receives FDA 510k approval in just 80 days

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AliveCor announces at the 4th annual mHealth Summit that its ECG iPhone case has received FDA 510K approval, shows evidence of its effectiveness.

Rex Healthcare develops mobile app to personalize cancer treatment

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Rex Healthcare in Chapel Hill, NC has launched a custom mobile application for cancer patients to better manage their treatment.

Winner of ONC ‘Reporting Patient Safety Events’ challenge is KBCore

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The ONC has announced the winners of the Reporting Patient Safety Events Challenge, with the top prize of $50,000 going to an app submitted by CRG Medical and iHealthExchange called KBCoreSM.

ZocDoc adds patient check-in feature

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New York City-based ZocDoc (@ZocDoc) has launched a new patient check-in feature for users of its online physician search engine and appointment booking service.

Samsung’s shifting healthcare strategy to become a leading wireless OEM

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Wesley Smith, Head of Health Sales in North America for Samsung, tells iMedicalApps about his company’s new focus on B2B over its legacy B2C business.

Qualcomm Life launches in Europe

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Qualcomm has announced the launch of the 2Net Platform in Europe to enable telehealth providers and medical device companies quickly deploy mobile health products/services to clients in an effort to lower the cost of chronic disease management.

Misfit Wearables debuts first wearable sensor Shine using IndieGoGo

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Misfit Wearables has launched a crowdfunding campaign on IndieGoGo for Shine, the startup’s impressive debut wearable sensor. The company was founded by Sonny Vu and Sridhar Iyengar, co-founders of Agamatrix, along with former Apple CEO John Sculley, and has raised $7.6 million in Series A funding from the Founders Fund and Khosla Ventures. The inspiration for Misfit was to create “thoughtfully simple” devices and the current market certainly isn’t short on competition. The Misfit team seems to believe they have a […]

c8 MediSensors, Dexcom receive approval for next generation diabetes monitoring

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c8 MediSensors and Dexcom, have received regulatory approvals for their Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) systems in the EU and US