QuickSee MD wins Startup Weekend Philadelphia, the recent 54-hour hackathon hosted by the VentureFOrth incubator entirely focused on digital health.
Tag: health care
The Washington Post recently published an article asking whether mHealth is the health care fix we’ve been waiting for. This question arose from a report by the world renowned Brookings Institution. The report is written by Darrell West, the director of the Brookings Center for Technology Innovation, and is entitled “How Mobile Devices are Transforming […]
InstaMed, the self-proclaimed PayPal of Healthcare, has raised $14 million to continue growing its transaction volume.
Blueprint Health, the NYC-based digital health accelerator, is seeking applications for the summer session, which begins July 23rd.
Simplee, a Palo Alto-based medical billing management and payment portal that could be equated to the Mint.com for health care, has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by The Social+Capital Partnership and includes prior investors Greylock Partners Israel. Simplee has managed nearly half a billion dollars in medical expenses for members across thousands […]
In this installment, we look at whether smartphones are distracting for clinicians, discuss the Lancet iPad journal app, and look at a cool new device that helps you track your fitness called the Nike Fuelband. Additionally, we demonstrate how easy it is to check out an iPad from a medical library, review an app that contains health advice for patients, and lastly, we show you the future of TEDMED.
Rex Healthcare announces the launch of a $20 million health technology fund as part of a larger initiative to spur local innovation and job growth.
By: Perry W. Payne, Jr., MD/JD/MPP Doctor, what do you think? Doctor? Doctor? These are words uttered by a number of patients today as doctors use an increasing number of “screens” while simultaneously interacting with their patients. These screens offer access to mobile devices such as touchpads, smartphones, and laptop computers. During the already restricted […]
There are few, if any, large corporations that use mobile technology to engage their customers as effectively as Louisville, KY-based health insurer Humana. The company’s Games 4 Health program is among the most innovative mobile health programs anywhere and the projects like B-Cycle are revolutionizing bike sharing and incentivizing healthy lifestyles. I recently had a […]
Patrick Soon-Shiong’s foray into mHealh has largely been met with glowing praise and very little critical review, which is crazy because he is a 60 year-old man trying to take on the millennial generation on their own turf.
Part 2 of a 2 part series discussing social media and its impact on health care