Brian Edwards

New technologies hope to deliver noninvasive glucose testing sooner than later

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Several recent advances in biosensor technology give hope for a day when diabetics will no longer need to prick their fingers to test glucose levels.

New digital health incubator targets pharmaceutical industry

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TigerLabs Health is a new digital health accelerator with a focus on connecting startups to the heart of the US pharmaceutical industry.

Morgenthaler Ventures and Health 2.0 announce DCtoVC finalists

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Morgenthaler Ventures announces finalists for the 2012 DCtoVC challenge, which will culminate with a pitch competition at the Fall Health 2.0 conference in San Francisco.

Sense4Baby is first health tech spin off from West Health Institute incubator

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The West Health Institute has announced the first resident of its newly launched incubator, Sense4Baby, which uses in-house developed technology for remote fetal monitoring.

West Health Investment Fund closes two deals on heels of new CEO appointment

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The West Health Investment Fund has closed two new deals to invest in early stage startups RxAnte and GlySens.

Segasist designs innovative platform for collaborative planning of radiation treatment

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Canadian startup Segasist Technologies has launched a crowdfunding campaign on MedStartr to take its tumor imaging technology into the cloud.

UW researchers transform smartphone into spirometer with mobile app

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University of Washington researchers have developed a mobile app capable of measuring lung function within 5 percent accuracy of medical grade spirometers.

New wireless fitness monitors launch from Fitbit and Fitbug

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Fitbit and Fitbug both introduce new Bluetooth Smart enabled activity monitors to power personalized fitness.

Human Practice crowdsources physician recommendations from users’ social networks

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Chicago-based Human Practice launches a new physician recommendation service powered by users’ social network connections for trusted recommendations.

Startup Health announces second class of Healthcare Transformers

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New York City-based startup academy Startup Health has announced the entrepreneurs in its second class of Healthcare Transformers.

RegisterPatient.com raises $1.1 million for white label patient management platform

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Gainesville, FL-based digital health startup RegisterPatient.com has raised $1.1 million to develop its white label practice management solution.

Predilytics raises $6 million for big data health analytics

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Concord, MA-based informatics startup Predilytics raises $6 million from Highland Capital Partners, Flybridge Capital Partners and Google Ventures.