Category: healthcare

Why a Major Doctors’ Organization Has Endorsed Single-Payer Health Care 0

Why a Major Doctors’ Organization Has Endorsed Single-Payer Health Care

Photo: Aydin Palabiyikoglu/Anadolu Agency (Getty Images) More and more doctors are throwing their support behind plans in which the government would provide health insurance for many or all Americans. The American College of Physicians...

Applying big data analytics to patient records, OM1 offers insights to hospitals and pharma 0

Applying big data analytics to patient records, OM1 offers insights to hospitals and pharma

OM1, a big-data analytics company for the healthcare industry, has raised $50 million in its latest round of financing to expand its sales and marketing and product development activities as it brings clinical insights...

Where top VCs are investing in digital health 0

Where top VCs are investing in digital health

The world of healthcare has notoriously been described as “broken” — plagued with high-friction workflows, sky-high costs and convoluted business models. Over the past several years, a long list of innovative startups and salivating...

Mindstrong Health hires leadership team with all-star tech product experience 0

Mindstrong Health hires leadership team with all-star tech product experience

Mindstrong Health is tackling one one of the most difficult challenges in healthcare: Severe mental illness, commonly referred to as SMI in the healthcare industry. The startup, founded in 2013 by Paul Dagum, Richard...

With echoes of Theranos, Truvian Sciences revives the dream of low-cost, accessible blood tests 0

With echoes of Theranos, Truvian Sciences revives the dream of low-cost, accessible blood tests

A little over a year after the dissolution of the once high-flying blood testing startup Theranos, another startup has raised over $27 million to breathe new life into the vision of bringing low-cost blood...

You’ve heard of CRISPR, now meet its newer, savvier cousin CRISPR Prime 0

You’ve heard of CRISPR, now meet its newer, savvier cousin CRISPR Prime

CRISPR, the revolutionary ability to snip out and alter genes with scissor-like precision, has exploded in popularity over the last few years and is generally seen as the lone wizard of modern gene-editing. However,...

Eigen nabs $37M to help banks and others parse huge documents using natural language and ‘small data’ 0

Eigen nabs $37M to help banks and others parse huge documents using natural language and ‘small data’

One of the bigger trends in enterprise software has been the emergence of startups building tools to make the benefits of artificial intelligence technology more accessible to non-tech companies. Today, one that has built...

No one knows how effective digital therapies are, but a new tool from Elektra Labs aims to change that 0

No one knows how effective digital therapies are, but a new tool from Elektra Labs aims to change that

Depending on which study you believe, the wearable and digital health market could be worth anywhere from $30 billion to nearly $90 billion in the next six years. If the numbers around the size...