Patrick Soon-Shiong’s NantWorks unveils a huge new joint venture with Intel, Blue Shield of California and others to use supercomputing for real-time tumor genome sequencing.
Concord, MA-based informatics startup Predilytics raises $6 million from Highland Capital Partners, Flybridge Capital Partners and Google Ventures.
Australian digital health startup iSonea raises $1.05 million to continue development of their mobile asthma management system.
National Lambda Rail has partnered with AT&T to connect key academic, healthcare and research institutions to accelerate the translation of new science into therapy and better care.
n4a has been named the winner of the 2012 Data Design Diabetes Challenge (@DDDiabetes) hosted by Sanofi-Aventis. n4a is a collaboration of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the National Minority Quality Forum with a mandate to identify people living with diabetes and avoid preventable hospitalizations.
Procured Health is a graduate of the Blueprint Health digital accelerator in NYC.
Patrick Soon-Shiong‘s NantWorks announced their first acquisition of 2012 on Tuesday buying Boston Life Labs and moving its operations across the country from Boston to Phoenix. NantCare, as the company is renamed, provides software and hardware products to enable wireless monitoring of patients’ blood pressure, blood sugar, weight, medication management and other indicators. From a […]
Sensei (@senseiinc) was announced the winner of the $100K Novartis CardioEngagement Challenge. Sensei’s mobile application suite is described on the challenge website as a fully featured health and wellness program. Using the mobile phone as a tracking system and educator, Sensei offers a holistic approach, integrating modules for healthy eating, fitness, weight management, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, […]
[Ed. This is the second of a two part series. Check out part one here] In October, the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) published a study by led by Mark Frisse, MD demonstrating significant cost savings when emergency departments (ED) have access to patients’ data via health information exchange (HIE). The study […]
[Ed. This is the first of a two part series] In October, the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) published a study by led by Mark Frisse, MD demonstrating significant cost savings when emergency departments (ED) have access to patients’ data via health information exchange (HIE). The study showed a total net savings […]
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has partnered with Health 2.0 to launch the Aligning Forces for Quality app challenge in an effort to leverage their data to create meaningful apps that help patients find the highest quality care for their condition
AFrameDigital’s MobileCare Monitor has been cleared by the FDA and could quietly become a force in the advancement of mobile health and body area network technologies under one unified data collection platform-of-platforms.