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How Advancements In Healthcare Improve On The Job Safety

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April 15, 2021

How Advancements In Healthcare Improve On The Job Safety

Rapid technological advances affect every aspect of business operations, including workplace

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Foresite Capital

March 04, 2021

Foresite Capital Raises $969m to Keep Investing in Promising Healthtech Companies

Foresite Capital, a multi-stage healthcare and life sciences investment firm, announced on

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Emergency Response Data Platform

March 02, 2021

RapidSOS Raised $85M to Expand the World’s First Emergency Response Data Platform

RapidSOS, the company that created the world’s first emergency response data platform,

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December 04, 2020

[Podcast]: Transforming the Medical Industry From Within: Health2047, an AMA Company

On today’s episode of Healthcare Weekly, Larry Cohen, the CEO of Health 2047 talks about his

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Illinois Addiction Care

October 25, 2020

Illinois Addiction Care Able To Expand Thanks To $110,000 Grant

As the Covid-19 pandemic rips at our social fabric, substance abuse has skyrocketed. A combination

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Geisinger Health

October 18, 2020

Geisinger Health Lead The Way Following Overwhelming Success of Innovative Search Tool

The events of this year haven’t been kind to all healthcare providers, as our story on the

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Gambling and happiness

October 18, 2020

Gambling May Increase Happiness According to Medical Studies

The gambling industry has experienced explosive growth during the pandemic, and the number of

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Sophia Genetics New Funding Round

October 16, 2020

Sophia Genetics Pools A Further $110M In New Funding Round

Data-driven medicine is creating a funding frenzy right now, and proof can be seen in the results

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September 24, 2020

Most Common Health Startup Mistakes – and How to Fix Them

Every day, it seems, we hear about the launch of a new health startup. Whether founded by former

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September 22, 2020

[Podcast] Same Medical Procedure, Same Hospital, Different Costs: Why and What You Can Do About It? 

Today’s guest is Michael O’Neil, Sr. Vice President of Strategy & Development for

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Oak Street Health

September 14, 2020

Chicago’s Oak Street Health Going Public Shows the Good Health of the US Medical Industry

The medical industry in the United States will be $3.9 trillion in 2020 with an annual growth of

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September 14, 2020

[Podcast] Technology & Preterm Infant Care

Today’s guest is Tracy Warren, CEO and Co-Founder of Astarte Medical. Astarte Medical is a

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Dreamed Diabetes care

September 10, 2020

DreaMed Diabetes Gets $5 Million Grant to Test Virtual Diabetes Care Solutions

Virtual healthcare is a new and fast-growing sector of the healthcare industry. Many companies

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Sight Diagnostics

September 10, 2020

Sight Diagnostics Gets $71 Million in Series D Funding

In a confirmation of its standing and potential in the blood diagnostics industry and its new

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Innovaccer partnered with software provider Care Signal

September 10, 2020

Innovaccer’s New Partnership in the Remote Patient Monitoring Space

The medical industry is currently experiencing one of the greatest technology booms in its

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August 30, 2020

[Podcast] How COVID-19 Is Helping Accelerate the Growth Of The At-Home Testing Market

On today’s episode of the Healthcare Weekly Podcast, we are joined by Ron Chiarello from Alveo

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Lantern Pharma

July 08, 2020

$26M IPO for Biotech Startup Lantern Pharma For Cancer Drug Development

A Dallas biotech startup is poised to hire more biologists, cancer researchers, and AI developers

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July 08, 2020

[Podcast] Can AI help help improve the quality of care for the elderly? One startup is betting on it.

Today’s guest is Ashish Shah, Co-Founder and CEO of Dina. Dina is an AI-powered care

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Conversa Health

June 27, 2020

Portland-based Conversa Health Raises $12M

Conversa Health, a Portland-based health tech company recently raised $12 million from investors.

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Kalderos funding

June 26, 2020

Kalderos Picks Up $28M Series B

Bain Capital Ventures led the second round of funding for Kalderos, netting the health tech

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Telehealth Funding

June 25, 2020

Senators Duckworth and Durbin Announce $2M In Telehealth Funding For Illinois Healthcare

U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and Dick Durbin (D-IL) have secured a total of $2,077,152 in

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Conversa Health

June 25, 2020

Conversa Health Chatbot Raises $12 Million

Conversa Health offers an innovative, automated virtual healthcare chatbot that provides an

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June 23, 2020

[Podcast] Getting Venture Capital in Healthcare: Everything You Need to Know

Today’s podcast guest is Richard Lim. Richard is co-founder and Managing Director of GSR

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June 18, 2020

Healthtech Startup Gets $13.5 Million Series B, an Israel-based provider of video health and wellness monitoring technology, has

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June 15, 2020

Amwell Confidentially Files For IPO As Demand For Telehealth Surges

About a month after bagging $194 million in a Series C financing round, telehealth giant Amwell

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AHA emergency funding

June 14, 2020

AHA Pleads For $52b in Additional Emergency Funding

The American Hospital Association or AHA has asked for $52 billion more in emergency funding from

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Biomoneta funding

June 12, 2020

Healthtech Startup Biomoneta Receives Funding From CBIH

CBIH (a partnership between the Indian and Japanese innovation hubs), the Centre for Cellular and

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June 07, 2020

mPharma Raises $17m in New Funding Round

A Ghanaian startup that helps prescription drugs reach under-served markets has raised $17 million

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June 04, 2020

Babylon Leads Higi Funding In First U.S. Investment

Chicago-based health kiosk operator, Higi, has raised $30 million in a Series B financing led by

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June 01, 2020

Amwell Closes Impressive $194M Series Fund Raise

All is well at Amwell, literally. The company has closed a Series C financing, raising a whopping

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May 28, 2020

Mindstrong Bags $100m Investment, Plans to Scale Its Offering

Mindstrong, a digital health company determined to transform mental health through innovations in

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May 24, 2020

Innovaccer and Innovative FHIR-enabled Data Activation Platform

Innovaccer’s new FHIR-enabled data activation platform is designed to address new CMS and ONC

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Viveo Health

May 19, 2020

Viveo Health Releases its Telemedicine Platform to Users Free Worldwide

Estonian health technology company Viveo Health is providing “Virtual Office for

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May 18, 2020

Startup Doceree Inc Raises $1 Million in Seed Funding

The world’s first Programmatic Physician Engagement Platform, Doceree Inc., announced it has

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May 04, 2020

Medici Raises $24M as Telehealth’s Growth Shows No Signs of Slowing

With the future uncertain for many industries due to the new coronavirus, telehealth continues to

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Directory of Telehealth Technologies

April 17, 2020

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, ATA, CTA Create Directory of Telehealth Technologies

Recently, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) and the Consumer Technology Association

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Digital Health Funding

April 14, 2020

Digital Health Funding Breaks Record, Bringing in $3.1b in 2020 Q1

Digital health funding began 2020 very strongly, bringing in a record $3.1 billion over 107 deals

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April 14, 2020

98point6 Raises $43M to Tackle COVID-19

On-demand primary care startup 98point6 is having a brilliant start to 2020. The startup announced

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Pandion Therapeutics

April 14, 2020

Pandion Therapeutics Raises $80M In Series B Financing

Pandion Therapeutics, a clinical-stage, biotechnology company developing modular protein

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April 13, 2020

[Podcast] Coronavirus Symptom Tracker for Consumers & the Future of Personalized Medical Care Access

Today’s guest is Terrance Ryan, CEO of HealthChampion, a digital health analytics company

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April 01, 2020

Data interoperability in the age of Covid-19

On today’s episode we are joined by Jon Zimmerman, the CEO of Holon Solutions. Holon Solutions

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Open Source ventilator

March 28, 2020

Open Source International Project Builds 3D Ventilator Prototype in One Week

In this time of need, some smart, technically savvy people proved that working together can

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Inbox Health

March 25, 2020

Inbox Health Brings in $3.5m in Venture Funding

Inbox Health, a medical billing startup has bagged $3.5 million in venture funding, which was led

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Quit Genius

March 25, 2020

Quit Genius Bags $11m in Series A to Fight Addiction

At a time when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has challenged tech companies to come

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Heartbeat Health

March 19, 2020

Heartbeat Health Raises $8.2M to Support Product Research and Development

Heartbeat Health, a New York City-based startup working on improving heart health and addressing

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March 19, 2020

$150M for INSIGHTECH’s Incisionless Surgery to Treat Parkinson’s Tremor

Israel-based medical device company INSIGHTEC, a commercial-stage medical technology company,

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March 12, 2020

Intelycare Raised $45 Million to Optimize Use of the Existing Nursing Staff

IntelyCare, an intelligent solution enabling healthcare facilities to optimize their existing

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Greenway Health

March 08, 2020

[Podcast]: How is Project Polaris Improving Patient Satisfaction?

Today’s guest is Kali Durgampudi, chief technology and innovation officer at Greenway Health, a

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K Health

March 06, 2020

Symptom Checker, K Health Raises $48m in Series C Financing

Primary health app developer, K Health has raised $48 million in a Series C financing round led by

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Headspace funding round

February 27, 2020

Meditation App Headspace Raised $93 Million to Keep Expanding

Headspace, a global leader in mindfulness and meditation, announced on February 12th that  it had

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Hinge Health

February 24, 2020

Hinge Health Raises Money to Improve Its Chronic MSK Pain Treatment

Hinge Health, a San Francisco-based startup (originally based in London) offering a digital

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Academic Coaching in Med schools

February 20, 2020

Academic Coaching Catching on in Med Schools

More healthcare educators and administrators now want to create coaching programs than ever

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Boulder Care

February 16, 2020

Digital Opioid Addiction Treatment Platform Boulder Gets $10.5m in Series A

Digital opioid treatment platform, Boulder has raised $10.5 million in a Series A financing round

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Beam Therapeutics

February 16, 2020

$207 Million IPO for Beam Therapeutic to Fund Precision Genetic Medicine

Beam Therapeutics Inc., a biotechnology company developing precision genetic medicines through

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One Medical

February 14, 2020

One Medical Raised Over $281 Million in Its IPO to Transform Healthcare

Primary care startup One Medical launched its IPO on January 31st, raising $245 million on only

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Advantia Health

January 28, 2020

Women’s Healthcare Provider Advantia Health Raises $45m to Expand Operations

Arlington-based Advantia Health, which is focused on women’s healthcare services provided via

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EQRx funding round

January 19, 2020

Eqrx Is Launching With $200m Series a to Create New Affordable Drugs

EQRx is launching with $200 million in Series A and has put together a dream team of blue-chip

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January 17, 2020

Diabetes Reversal Company, Virta Brings in $93M Series C

Following a strong 2019, where it grew its customer base by more than 200 percent, Virta Health, a

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blockchain in healthcare

January 10, 2020

The Global “Blockchain in Healthcare” Report: The 2021 Ultimate Guide For Every Executive

US is spending around 20 percent of its GDP on healthcare. Which is massive. That’s why it comes

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December 11, 2019

Medopad Gets $25m In Funding For Its AI Patient Analytics Platform

Medopad, a United Kingdom-based startup with links to China’s Tencent, has closed a $25 million

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Lucence funding round

December 11, 2019

Genomic Medicine Firm, Lucence, Gets $20m to Expand Coverage in the U.S.

A Singapore-headquartered genomic medicine company, Lucence, has raised $20 million in a Series A

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December 01, 2019 raises $18 million in new money

A healthcare-related Miami company announced it has raised $18 million from a group of large

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Truvian Sciences

December 01, 2019

Truvian Sciences Snags $27.1m in Funding For Blood Testing Technology

Truvian Sciences has snagged $27.1 million in a Series B financing, with the funds expected to

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healthcare startups

November 19, 2019

38 Best Healthcare Startups to Watch in 2021

At Healthcare Weekly, we take innovations from healthcare startups very seriously. Whether it’s

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November 18, 2019

PathAI Gets $75m For Their AI Pathology Algorithms

PathAI, a company that uses artificial intelligence-powered technology for advancing pathology

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Shape Therapeutics

November 17, 2019

Shape Therapeutics Gets $35.5m In Funding For RNA-Gene Editing Technology

Seattle-based RNA-gene editing therapy start-up, Shape Therapeutics (ShapeTx), has raised $35.5

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Apple smart clothing

October 15, 2019

Apple files patent application for smart clothing measuring health vitals

Apple is looking to install smart technology into clothing as part of a new venture to hit the

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October 14, 2019

Health startup FeetMe gets $10.3 million to help with body posture monitoring

French startup FeetMe has landed €9.4 million ($10.3 million) in Series A funding for its

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mon ami

October 14, 2019

Mon Ami, an app pairing seniors with college caregivers, gets $3.5 million in funding

An app that connects students to seniors in a bid to improve elder care has secured $3.4 million

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October 09, 2019

Mednition Raises $10m In Series A Financing

Several years ago, Steve Reilly took his daughter, Kate to an emergency room, where her condition

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Translate Bio

October 08, 2019

Translate Bio tries to raise $90 million for its cystic fibrosis treatment

On September 17th, Translate Bio, Inc. (Nasdaq: TBIO), a clinical-stage messenger RNA (mRNA)

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robin healthcare

October 07, 2019

Robin Healthcare raises $11.5 million for its digital doctor’s assistant

Robin Healthcare, a health technology company providing a digital assistant service combining

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Fitbit Charge 3

September 27, 2019

New Fitbit Charge 3 Tracks Sleep Apnea

Welcome to Fitbit Charge 3, the significant upgrade to the bestselling Charge 2 device. The new

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September 26, 2019

InsightRX Lands $10M in Funding to Optimize Medication Dosage

Precision medicine company, InsightRX has closed a $10 million Series A financing round. The

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Achilles Therapeutics

September 16, 2019

Achilles Therapeutics Raised $100 Million to Advance New Cancer Drugs

Achilles Therapeutics (“Achilles”), a biopharmaceutical company developing personalized cancer

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September 12, 2019

[Podcast] Learn about EarlySense & smart hospital beds that can save lives

Matt Johnson is the CEO of EarlySense and our guest in this podcast episode. The company makes a

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August 27, 2019

[Podcast] Will blockchain allow patients to access healthcare services anywhere, any time? One CEO thinks so!

Zain Rana, the CEO of Pharmeum, joins the podcast in this episode. Pharmeum claims to be the first

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Babylon Health

August 11, 2019

U.K. Startup, Babylon Raises $550M, Eyes U.S. Market

British telemedicine startup, Babylon Health has raised $550 million in a Series C financing round

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GNA Biosolutions

August 10, 2019

Germany-based GNA Biosolutions Closes $13.5m Series C Financing Round

Germany-based molecular diagnostics company, GNA Biosolutions has closed a $13.5 million Series C

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August 04, 2019

[Podcast] Doctor on Demand & the Future of Personalized Telemedicine

Meet doctor Ian Tong, Chief Medical Officer @ Doctor On Demand, a video consultation service that

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Illinois rural pharmacies

July 18, 2019

Illinois Comptroller Gives $4.7 Million to Rural Pharmacies

Illinois Comptroller Susan A. Mendoza has released $4.7 million to be shared by more than 70 rural

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Thomas Sawyer COO Cognetivity

July 17, 2019

Podcast: Can emerging tech help detect dementia at an early stage?

Can an iPad application help detect dementia and Alzheimer’s at an early stage? One

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Healthcare Digital Platform

July 09, 2019

Belong.Life Raises $14M To Grow Digital Platform For Cancer Patients

Belong.Life, the creator of a social media app that connects cancer patients, has closed a $14

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July 07, 2019

Telehealth startup Remedy bags $10 million to develop and expand operations

Telehealth startup Remedy has closed on a $10 million Series A round led by Austin-based Santé

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July 07, 2019

Healthtech startup Livongo just filed to go public to cover losses and keep growing

Healthtech startup Livongo just filed to go public, June 28th, with quick revenue growth as well

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healthcare technology

July 05, 2019

Change Healthcare set a price for its IPO, and it is lower than expected

Change Healthcare, a leading independent healthcare technology platform which provides revenue

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June 24, 2019

SugarBEAT Poised To Disrupt Wearable Health Tech Market

SugarBEAT, a non-invasive continuous glucose monitor (CGM) that can be worn around the arm, has

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June 21, 2019

Lifen healthcare messaging system raises $22.7million in new funds

French startup Lifen is raising $22.7 million (€20 million) from a funding round led by Partech,

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June 21, 2019

Health education startup Osmosis raised $4million in new funding to expand

Osmosis, which has over one million YouTube subscribers and 500,000 registered users for its

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June 19, 2019

Zava raised $32 million to expand its digital telehealth platform

London-based telemedicine startup Zava has raised €28 million ($32 million) in a Series A

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June 17, 2019

[Podcast] Meet Mome: the afib smart tech redefining cardiac care

Join Codrin Arsene and Stuart Long, CEO @ Infobionic, a healthtech company that recently secured

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June 09, 2019

NextStep Closes In On Additional $3m To Train Workers For Healthcare Jobs

A Seattle based startup, NextStep Interactive, has raised $2.1 million from four investors as it

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UnityPoint Health

June 06, 2019

UnityPoint Health Kickstarts Medical Business Venture Fund of $100M

West Des Moines, Iowa – With an estimated population of around 57,000, this West Des Moines,

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Healthcare payments

June 01, 2019

JPMorgan Moves Into Healthcare Payments Space With InstaMed Acquisition

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is throwing down more than $500 million to acquire healthcare technology

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May 31, 2019

Apple bought a start-up developing an app to monitor asthma in children

According to cnbc, Apple has acquired Tueo Health, a small start-up, which raised a small seed

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May 20, 2019

Boston Children’s Hospital and GE Healthcare partner to develop radiology AI

General Electric and Boston Children’s Hospital have formed a partnership to develop an

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April 29, 2019

AI Imaging Startup Aidoc Gets $25 million In Series B Funding

Israeli startup, Aidoc, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for radiologists, has

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Meru Health

April 26, 2019

Meru Health raised $4.2M to invest in app targeting depression and anxiety

Meru Health, a mental health oriented digital clinic, announced April 25th it is has raised $4.2M

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April 22, 2019

Medbelle Bags $7 Million for Its ‘Digital Hospital’

Medbelle, a United Kingdom and Berlin, Germany based startup that brands itself as the first

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April 21, 2019

[Podcast] iCAD – the AI solution that saves lives

Listen to Codrin Arsene interview Michael Klein, the CEO @ iCAD, one of the few FDA-approved

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April 18, 2019

HealthVerity Gets Additional $25 million To Expand Data Management Platform

One of the biggest challenges healthcare faces centers around data, with the industry increasingly

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April 15, 2019

Podcast: Learn about the future of telemedicine from Joseph Truscelli, CEO @ HelloAlvin

Telemedicine is one of the most covered technologies at Healthcare Weekly. From our intro guide to

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Change Healthcare

March 30, 2019

Change Healthcare files for an IPO to cover over $5billion in debts

Initial public offerings remain the tool of choice for many companies in the healthcare industry

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Cold Genesys

March 29, 2019

$22 million series C funding for Cold Genesys to develop its novel cancer drug

Encouraging news for bladder cancer patients who are unresponsive to Bacillus Calmette-Guerin

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March 26, 2019

Imara gets $63million to pursue sickle cell disease treatment development

Imara Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company trying to find a treatment for sickle cell

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March 23, 2019

Olio Gets $2.5m Seed Money To Develop Healthcare Collaboration Platform

Olio, a startup that provides an online collaboration platform that digitally connects hospital

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Apple Heart Study

March 23, 2019

Early results of Apple Heart Study, presented at cardiologists conference

On March 16th, researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine presented preliminary

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March 17, 2019

Lyft In Yet Another NEMT Partnership

Ridesharing company, Lyft has had a busy past few months tying up partnerships, the latest being a

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Livongo Health

March 14, 2019

Livongo unveils voice-enabled blood pressure monitoring system at SIGNUM 2019

Applied health signals company Livongo Health unveiled its new voice-enabled cellular blood

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March 12, 2019

HCW: Fitbit Announces Q4 Results

The San Francisco based health tech firm best-known for its Fitbit line of fitness products

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Precision BioSciences

March 11, 2019

Precision BioSciences Files for $100 million IPO

Genome editing firm, Precision BioSciences has filed for an initial public offering (IPO) seeking

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MPM Capital innovation

March 06, 2019

MPM Capital raised $400m to continue funding early-stage biotech innovation

Good news for biotech innovation! Healthcare investment firm MPM Capital, renowned for investing

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March 01, 2019

Podcast: Can AI help Americans manage & beat cancer? Interview with Helpsy’s CEO Sangeeta Agarwal

In 2018, an estimated 1.73 million Americans were diagnosed with cancer. Almost 40%  of men and

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Medicare app

March 01, 2019

New Medicare free app needs to improve before it fully convinces consumers

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on February 6th launched a new app that

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top tech companies, healthcare innovation

February 27, 2019

How the “Big 4” Tech Companies Are Leading Healthcare Innovation

According to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), US health spending has already

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Human API

February 26, 2019

Human API, on way to transform health data exchange with $10M new funding

Human API, the largest health data network in the US, announced on February 11th that it has

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February 26, 2019

Podcast: The Future of Blockchain in Healthcare with Robert Chu, CEO @ Embleema

Recently, we looked at the most amazing companies in healthcare leveraging blockchain to redefine

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AI Can Diagnose Pediatric Diseases

February 19, 2019

AI System Can Diagnose Pediatric Diseases As Well As Experienced Physicians

Pediatric diseases can be tricky for even the most seasoned doctors, but a new artificial

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Kalibrate Blockchain

February 15, 2019

Kalibrate Blockchain Offers Hospitals Exclusive Licenses To Its Mobile Apps

Kalibrate Blockchain, a firm that is engaged in indexing healthcare with blockchain, announced at

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February 11, 2019

Healthcare UK startup Medopad raised $28M in Series A to expand operations

UK HealthTech startup Medopad has received $28M from the first close of its Series A funding

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February 09, 2019

Embleema gets $3.7M and joins Techstars Alchemist Blockchain Accelerator

Healthcare-blockchain developer Embleema announced in a press release on February 6th that it has

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VFR Healthcare

February 04, 2019

This one-of-a-kind company is changing how veterans are getting mental health care

Up until the past decade or so, mental health services used to be an afterthought in U.S.

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January 29, 2019

Cannabis Startup Caliva Gets $75 Million in Funding

Startup company, Caliva, based in San Jose, announced a $75 million round of investment. Many

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Kaia Health

January 26, 2019

Kaia Health Raises $10m Series A Funding To Scale Up Back Pain Therapy App

Germany-based digital health startup, Kaia Health, has raised $10 million in a Series A financing

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January 26, 2019

Telemedicine: 98point6 App Now Available In All 50 States And D.C.

On-demand primary care startup, 98point6 has announced that its app is now available in all 50

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Black Diamond

January 21, 2019

Black Diamond Raises $85 Million In Oversubscribed Series B Financing

New York-based biotechnology firm, Black Diamond Therapeutics has raised $85 million in an

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January 16, 2019

Chicago’s First Stop Health gains funds for better telemedicine services

Chicago-based First Stop Health, a leader in the telemedicine industry, announced, January 9th, it

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January 14, 2019

Alphabet’s Verily Raises 1 Billion Dollars for Health Projects

Verily, the life sciences division of Alphabet, Google’s parent company, just announced that it

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GE Healthcare

January 14, 2019

General Electric prepares IPO with an impact on the healthcare market

Last December, General Electric filed paperwork for an IPO of its healthcare unit, GE Healthcare.

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January 07, 2019

SonarMD received $10M in funding to expand and change clinical practice

SonarMD, a company that helps complex patients better manage their chronic medical conditions,

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Pear Therapeutics

January 06, 2019

Pear Therapeutics Snags $64 million in Series C Financing

Things are looking up at Pear Therapeutics! The company announced the closure of a $64 million

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K Health

January 03, 2019

K Health raised another $25M for its AI powered primary care platform

AI-powered primary care platform K Health raised another $25 million in a series B funding round

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December 29, 2018

Entrada Snags $59 Million In Series A Financing

A new biotech company, Entrada Therapeutics, has launched with a $59 million Series A funding,

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December 27, 2018

Erasca Inc. sets out to erase cancer with $42M from series A funding round

After selling Ignyta Inc. to Roche Holding for $1.7 billion early this year, biotech entrepreneur

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Life Biosciences

December 06, 2018

Life Biosciences: HealthCare Startup Tackling Aging

Biotechnology is an exciting field that uses biological systems to make technological advances.

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December 04, 2018

Together top U.S. healthcare CEOs advance innovation for Medicaid programs

HealthTech4Medicaid (HT4M), a national nonprofit organization seeking to revolutionize the

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December 04, 2018

SIU School of Medicine receives grants for Alzheimer’s research

Alzheimer’s is a neurological disorder affecting tens of millions of people all over the world.

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December 03, 2018

NorthShore Announces $20 Million Fund In Honor Of Retiring Executive

NorthShore University HealthSystem has launched a $20 million Transformation Through Innovation

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Boston Scientific

November 29, 2018

Boston Scientific wants to pay $4.24B for UK medical device producer BTG

Boston Scientific announced, November 20th, that it had agreed to offer $4.24 billion for the

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Simple Habit

November 27, 2018

$10 million funding for a five-minute meditation app that fights stress

Five-minute meditation app Simple Habit announced November 13th the completion of a $10 million

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Renalytix AI

November 27, 2018

Renalytix AI Raises $29 Million In IPO

Renalytix AI, which is working on developing artificial intelligence (AI) to support clinical

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November 26, 2018

Call9, Lyft In Novel Transportation Partnership

Call9, a telehealth startup that specializes in care performed in nursing homes, and Lyft have

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Health Tech Startups

November 11, 2018

These Israeli Health Tech Startups are Looking to Bring Their Innovations to Chicago

Chicago is rapidly becoming one of America’s biggest innovation hubs, with more tech

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Health Tech Summit

November 08, 2018

Lessons from the Chicago-Israel Health Tech Summit

Innovation still continues to be an illusive dream for many executives in the healthcare industry.

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Johnson & Johnson

November 07, 2018

JPOD, J&J hub for early-stage healthcare solutions opens in Philadelphia

Big pharma is seeking new ways to both innovate and encourage innovation, since this is the way

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November 07, 2018

This Major Illinois University Developed a Sensor That Could Help Millions

A groundbreaking new sensor, developed by the Rogers Research Group at Northwestern University

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Autism in Motion

November 05, 2018

A Chicago Startup Wants to Provide Autism Therapy to Kids Nationwide

Autism in Motion (AIM) Clinics, a startup founded by a University of Chicago alumni, is set to

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Illinois nursing scholarship

November 02, 2018

A Former Illinois Nurse is Offering a $50,000 Scholarship to Future Innovators

Ruth Boughman Oesch, a 61-year-old former Illinois nurse, is offering $50,000 scholarship to

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October 30, 2018

NextStep Raised $3.15M to Find Jobs in Healthcare for Those Displaced by AI

NextStep Interactive, the eighth startup to be spun out of Seattle startup studio Pioneer Square

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October 29, 2018

Validic Partners with Dexcom for CGM Data Access and Improved Patient Care

Good news for all diabetes sufferers, their families, and clinicians treating them! Validic, the

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Illinois student entrepreneurs

October 22, 2018

Illinois Student Entrepreneurs to Compete in the 2018 Startup Showcase

Illinois students with the goal of becoming their own boss will be participating in a local

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Deep Lens

October 18, 2018

Deep Lens Exits Stealth Mode With $3.2 Million Seed Funding

Deep Lens, a digital pathology startup, exited “stealth mode” with a seed funding round of

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October 10, 2018

Healthcare AI Startup Allogene Raises New Funds for Anti-Cancer Therapy

According to Renaissance Capital, the IPO assigns Allogene a fully diluted market value of $2.1

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October 04, 2018

Tempus Plans To Expand its Operations

Chicago-based healthcare startup, Tempus, secured $110 million after a Series E financing round,

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October 03, 2018

SkinVision And Central Launch Skin Cancer Screening App For Policyholders

SkinVision, a digital health company, has partnered with Central, the health insurance branch of

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October 01, 2018

Maven raises money to make better healthcare available for working mothers

$27 million more will be used on the development of Maven, a digital health company that strives

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October 01, 2018

$48,000 robot boy teaches medical students how to better treat children

Any acquired skill, no matter the specific field, needs practice. Although practicing is rather

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Reputation management

October 01, 2018

Making Trust and Transparency Synonymous with Healthcare

  Organization: CareDash Interviewee: Ted Chan, CEO and Founder Healthcare Weekly takes

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kidney stones

September 29, 2018

UChicago startup, on cusp of developing a drug to prevent kidney stones

A University of Chicago biotech startup was awarded a $2.3 million grant that would speed up the

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September 28, 2018

Smartphones Could Be The Answer To Patient Matching Problems

Inaccurate patient matching and other identification errors have been haunting health service

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September 27, 2018

Accenture Introduces AI Bots Ella and Ethan

Accenture has announced the introduction of Ella and Ethan, two interactive virtual-assistant bots

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September 20, 2018

Data Analytics Startup Tempus Worth $2 Billion After Series E Financing

Tempus, a three-year old Chicago-based startup using data analytics to improve cancer treatment,

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Akili Interactive

September 18, 2018

Akili has new funds to continue developing its ADHD therapeutic video-game

Boston, Massachusetts based Akili Interactive announced, August 9, it has raised $13 million in

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September 17, 2018

Atreca’s $125M round brings new immunotherapy closer to clinical trials

Atreca, Inc., a biotechnology  company focused on developing novel therapeutics based on a deep

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Swarm AI

September 14, 2018

Humans and AI More Efficient Working in Collaboration, Swarm AI Shows

A new hybrid system of artificial intelligence (AI) and human scientists has shown it can achieve

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September 14, 2018

With $250 Million to Start, Cigna Ventures to Fund Innovation in the Healthcare System

Cigna announced, September 12, it will invest $250 million in the new Cigna Ventures fund,

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September 13, 2018

OncoResponse Raised $40M for Unique Drug Candidates Clinical Studies

OncoResponse, a biotech startup formed with the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in

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physician burnout

September 12, 2018

Notable Raises $13.5M to Expand Wearable Doctor’s Assistant

Notable Health, a San Mateo, California-based startup, aims to lower the physician burnout

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genome editing

September 12, 2018

Inscripta Acquires Solana As It Accelerates Commercialization Drive

Genome editing company, Inscripta has announced the acquisition of life sciences firm, Solana

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Genomics acquired Epinomics

September 10, 2018

10x Genomics bought Epinomics to speed up single cell epigenetics research

August, 28, 10x Genomics, the leading company of the genomics field, made public its acquisition

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September 07, 2018

RootPath Raises $7 Million Seed Funding For Cancer Immunotherapy Programs

A Cambridge Massachusetts based immuno-oncology startup, RootPath, has raised $7 million in a seed

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September 07, 2018

Verscend Completes Acquisition Of Cotiviti For $4.9 Billion

Verscend Technologies has announced the acquisition of Cotiviti Holdings for $4.9 billion, with

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September 06, 2018

Healthera has new funding for more interconnected digital health solutions

Healthera, a British digital health platform has closed a £3 million Series A round, led by ADV

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September 05, 2018

Circulation Strikes Deal with Partners HealthCare

Partners HealthCare have announced an agreement with Circulation to provide transportation

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counterfeit drugs

August 31, 2018

$93 Million for TraceLink to Further Global Development to Fight Counterfeit Drugs

TraceLink Inc. announced August, 21 that it has closed a $93 million investment round led by

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virtual healthcare

August 30, 2018

Virtual Healthcare Startup Izzy Care on Mission to Revolutionize Healthcare

A New York-based virtual healthcare startup, Izzy Care, says it is on a mission to revolutionize

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Direct Primary Care

August 29, 2018

Hungry for Healthcare Solutions? Meet Direct Primary Care and HR6199

This post comes from one of our partners and has been written by Adam Habig, Co-Founder and

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August 29, 2018

How Nathaniel David is Transforming the Healthcare Industry

Nathaniel David is no stranger to the healthcare industry. The scientist and entrepreneur has

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natural food and supplements

August 27, 2018

Natural Food and Supplement Guru Spots Hot Products and Companies

By Dan Shomon America has come a long way since the consensus piece of nutritional advice was,

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August 25, 2018

RDMD Gets $3 Million to Keep Researching Rare Diseases

RDMD, a San Francisco based healthcare technology company which aims to advance  research for

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biotech company

August 24, 2018

UK Biotech Company Raises $84 Million for Novel Cancer Therapies

A United Kingdom based biotechnology company focusing on novel cancer therapies has secured $84

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healthcare trends

August 23, 2018

Healthcare Trends: Principia BioPharma Goes Public to Raise Money for New Drug

The clinical-stage biopharmaceutical firm Principia Biopharma, which researches and develops

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virtual health

August 22, 2018

MDLIVE Virtual Health Expansion Gets $50 Million Boost in Funding

Virtual health provider, MDLIVE has closed a $50 million investment round led by Cigna and Health

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Antibiotic resistance

August 21, 2018

Entasis Therapeutics Might Help Patients Battling Drug Resistant Bacteria as Early as Next Year

Privately owned Entasis Therapeutics, a company working on new antibacterial drugs to treat

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orchard therapeutics

August 21, 2018

$150 Million in Series C Funding To Drive Orchard Therapeutics Commercialization

United Kingdom-based biotech firm, Orchard Therapeutics has closed a successful Series C financing

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Sensorineural Hearing Loss

August 17, 2018

Startup Akouos Raises Millions for Sensorineural Hearing Loss Treatment

After raising $50 million from new investors, Boston based startup, Akouos, is set to begin

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genetic disease treatment

August 17, 2018

Therachon Gets $60 Million for Rare Genetic Disease Treatment

Swiss-based biotech company, Therachon, which focuses on developing rare genetic disease

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health and wellness

August 17, 2018

This Week in Healthtech: Technology is Reshaping How We Exercise

Week ending 08-17-2018: reshaping the health and wellness industry with smart technology

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Series A funding

August 16, 2018

Ambys Gets $140 Million Series A Funding to Cure Liver Disease

A new biotechnology company, Ambys Medicines, which is developing regenerative medicines for liver

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Startup Competitions

August 16, 2018

19 Top Healthcare Startup Competitions

If you’re a startup in the healthcare space, there has never been a more exciting time to

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online pharmacy pillpack

August 15, 2018

Amazon Enters Prescription Drug Industry, Buys Online Pharmacy PillPack

Amazon made waves in the healthcare industry recently by acquiring online pharmacy PillPack in a

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Regenerative Medicine

August 13, 2018

Bright Prospects for Regenerative Medicine Industry, as Samumed Raises $438 Million

Drugmaker Samumed last week announced that it had closed its A-6 round of equity issuance with

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IncludeHealth Ryan Eder

August 13, 2018

Redefining Physical Exercise as We Know It: 3 things I Learned From Ryan Eder, CEO at IncludeHealth

Despite accounting for 18% of our country’s GDP, the healthcare industry has undergone very few

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howard buffett

August 11, 2018

Howard Buffett Announces $30M Illinois Investment to Fight Drug Addiction

The private foundation of Howard Buffett, eldest son of Berkshire Hathaway’s billionaire

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blue cross blue shield fitbit

August 10, 2018

Blue Cross Blue Shield Gives Steep Discounts for Fitbit Products to its 60 Million Members

Once considered a fad, wearable fitness gadgets are rapidly working their way into insurance

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August 10, 2018

See Which 10 Healthcare Startups Secured Over $1.7 Billion in Funding

It’s no surprise that healthcare startups are synonymous with future of the industry. The

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SQZ Biotech

August 08, 2018

SQZ Biotech Raises $72 Million to Develop New Cell Therapy Treatments

  A Series C funding round by SQZ Biotech – a cell therapy firm developing new treatments

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Technology for Senior

August 06, 2018

Smart Technology for Seniors. It’s Here! We’re Ready. Are You?

By Amber Redmann, CEO, Parasol Alliance  As the CEO of a technology solutions company that

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Blockchain is Reshaping Healthcare

August 03, 2018

This Week in Healthtech: Blockchain is Reshaping the Healthcare Industry

Week ending 08-03-2018: U.S. Healthcare companies and hospital systems are turning to Blockchain

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August 02, 2018

$7.2 Million in New Funding for HealthCrowd to Improve Patient – Physician Communication & Care Outcomes

HealthCrowd, the industry’s first healthcare communications platform-as-a-service (CPaaS),

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alzheimer's treatment

August 01, 2018

Alector Receives $133 Million Towards Developing Treatments for Alzheimer’s

On Wednesday, Alector, a startup that focuses on developing new treatments for Alzheimer’s

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July 31, 2018

Artificial Intelligence Startup Healx Gets $10 Million to Find Cures for Rare Diseases

On July 26th, Healx, a four-year-old Cambridge (UK) technology company that develops innovative

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July 31, 2018

Secretive Biotech Startup Gossamer Bio Bags $230 Million in Series B Funding

Gossamer Bio raised $230 million in a Series B financing round – following a $100 million

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July 31, 2018

Will Madaket Save Hospitals and Healthcare Providers $130 Billion Each Year?

Madaket Health, a cloud-based, healthcare SaaS platform solution has received $10 million in

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big pharma news

July 30, 2018

Great News for Big Pharma: BenevolentAI Uses New Funds to Prepare ALS Drug Clinical Trials

This spring, an investor-backed British artificial intelligence start-up, BenevolentAI, received

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Beddr SleepTuner

July 27, 2018

Beddr SleepTuner Gets $5.6M in Funding to Establish Itself in U.S. Consumer Market

Beddr received $5.6 million in Series A funding to bring its sleep tracker, the Beddr SleepTuner,

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23andMe DNA Database

July 26, 2018

GSK Pays $300 Million to Partner with 23andMe and Its Data

The genetic testing company 23andMe announced that GlaxoSmithKline will pay $300 million for

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WeDoctor Health App

July 26, 2018

Ambitious Start-Up to Drive Change in China’s Healthcare System

Healthcare start-up WeDoctor is on an ambitious mission to revolutionize China’s healthcare

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healthcare ai startup

July 24, 2018

$12.5 Million Funding for K Health, a Healthcare AI Startup That Helps People Self-Diagnose Their Medical Conditions

Artificial Intelligence start-up, Kang Health, has received $12.5 million in new funding for their

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healthcare data

July 23, 2018

Want to Sell Your Medical Data? Hu-manity Has a Blockchain-Based App for That allows users to sell their patient data to big pharma directly by cutting the

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Healthcare Weekly

July 23, 2018

Saving Patients & Hospitals Millions with Government Programs

Healthcare Weekly recently interviewed Doc&I CEO, Brad Becker. Brad has vast operational

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July 22, 2018

Spring Health Gets Funding to Help Businesses Offer Affordable Mental Health Care to Their Employees

According to, a recent Everest College survey revealed that 83% of American

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July 21, 2018

Israeli Startup Carbyne Brings 911 Calls Into the 21st Century

Carbyne’s leading NG911 call handling platform — a platform that integrates real-time

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July 20, 2018

Verge Genomics Wants to Use Artificial Intelligence to Cure Diseases (and Gets $32M in Funding to Get There)

Drug discovery is a long and tedious enterprise. According to Tufts Center for the Study of Drug

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3 Exciting Advances in Biotechnology

July 20, 2018

3 Exciting Advances in Biotechnology

Biotechnology has profoundly changed the way people are being diagnosed and treated. Medical trail

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July 19, 2018

Embleema Propels Healthcare Into the Future: New Platform Empowers Patients to Own & Share Their Medical Data 

New-York based Embleema announced on Tuesday the launch of a HIPAA compliant healthcare blockchain

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EHR Technology Empowers Patients

July 13, 2018

This Week in Healthtech: Empowering Patients Through EHR Technology

Week Ending 07-13-18: How companies are empowering patients with emerging EHR technology 150,000

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mobile health and telemedicine

July 06, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
The Rise of Mobile Health

Week Ending 07-06-18: The rise of mobile health: telemedicine and doctors on-demand Telemedicine

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Independence Plus Complex Care Support

July 05, 2018

CEOs Must Adapt as Tech Changes Patient-Doctor Relationships

Organization: Independence Plus Interviewee: Danilo Coité, MD, CEO A trained physician with 15

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AI & Healthcare Data Security

June 28, 2018

4 Ways AI Can Improve Healthcare Data Security

Here’s a startling statistic: health records are worth 40 times more than credit card data on

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Healthcare innovation advances health industry

June 22, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Are Healthcare Innovation Hubs the Future?

Week Ending 06-22-18: Healthcare innovation hubs become the future for many healthcare

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virtual reality to treat pain

June 08, 2018

Easing Pain With Virtual Reality: What US Health Providers Can Learn From Their French Counterparts

The latest breakthrough towards VR in healthcare comes from a French startup that wants to bring

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Apple, Amazon, and health apps

June 08, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Amazon’s Secret Lab

Week Ending 06-08-18: Big news from Apple, Amazon’s secret lab, and health app safety. Apple is

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How to Prepare Your Organization for Emerging Technologies

June 05, 2018

How to Prepare Your Organization for Emerging Technologies

According to recent estimates by the Office of the Actuary at the Center for Medicare and Medicaid

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5 Ways Technology Can Reduce Healthcare Costs | Healthcare Weekly

May 30, 2018

5 Ways Technology Can Reduce Healthcare Costs

Despite the current favorable economic climate, healthcare margins are likely to continue

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Shark Tank

May 18, 2018

Healthcare Network Drives Innovation With ‘Shark Tank’-like Contest

Northwell Health, New York’s largest healthcare provider, hosted a ‘Shark Tank’-like contest

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Reduce Administrative Burden With Healthcare Technology

May 18, 2018

Reduce Administrative Burden With Healthcare Technology

It’s no secret that the healthcare industry is in the midst of dramatic change. From the

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Artificial intelligence and drug industry

May 18, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
AI Meets Big Pharma

Week Ending 05-18-18: What AI means to Big Pharma, drug discovery and research; Pfizer partners

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Benefits and challenges of AI and Blockchain in healthcare

May 11, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Data Security in Healthcare

Week Ending 05-11-18: How artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing data security

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Amazon in Healthcare: How the Online Giant Will Disrupt the Industry | Healthcare Weekly

May 08, 2018

Amazon in Healthcare: How the Online Giant Will Disrupt Healthcare

There are plenty of challenges and complexities involved in the disruption of

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Venture Capitalists invest in healthcare

May 08, 2018

Another Unlikely Partnership in Healthcare: Venture Capitalists and the Greater Good

One venture capital firm is taking on economic disparity in healthcare, and bringing modern care

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Digital health on the rise

April 27, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Patient Engagement Powered by Digital Innovation

Week Ending 04-27-18: The patient, the employee, the consumer: engaging users and changing the

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April 25, 2018

Technology and Patient Care: 3 Ways Technology Can Increase Patient Satisfaction

For many hospitals and medical centers, increasing patient satisfaction is a never-ending process.

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Femtech innovation

April 20, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Femtech and Women’s Health

Week Ending 04-20-18: The femtech movement and what is means for women’s health, Frost and

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April 13, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Digital Innovation Advances Healthcare Industry

Week Ending 04-13-18: Healthtech company sees another round of investment, BCBS partners with

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Is Augmented Reality Healthcare Here To Stay? | HealthcareWeekly

April 12, 2018

Is Augmented Reality Healthcare Here To Stay?

How much do you know about augmented virtual reality? Even if your answer to this question is

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Digital Transformation in Healthcare: 3 Trends to Watch | Healthcare Weekly

April 10, 2018

Digital Transformation in Healthcare: 3 Trends to Watch

The digital transformation of the healthcare industry is in the news for a reason. According to

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Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning

April 08, 2018

Are Deep Neural Networks and AI the Next Frontier for Aging Research?

Could Deep Neural Networks lead us to the Fountain of Youth? At least one company thinks so.

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Voice assistants in healthcare

April 06, 2018

This Week in Healthtech:
Voice Assistants Revolutionize Healthcare

Week Ending 04-06-18: Voice assistants tried and tested at Boston Children’s Hospital, Alexa can

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