A recent survey compares the perspectives of health tech entrepreneurs and investors on areas of opportunity and challenges in health care information technology.
Wello, a Kleiner Perkins-backed online personal training startup, has added group lessons to its online training options. The webcam-enabled live sessions let groups of up to five (including family and friends or strangers) workout together online.
Sotera Wireless, the company behind the VisiMobile patient monitoring device, has raised $14.8 million in its latest round of funding.
Lumosity, a San Francisco company that has raised more than $70 million to create brain fitness games, says it now reaches 35 million members around the world.
GAIN Fitness, a San Francisco-based startup backed by InterWest Partners, former Square COO Keith Rabois and Practice Fusion co-founder Matthew Douglass, is launching a new marketplace of workout apps from top trainers.
As doctors become more aware of the privacy risks related to electronic communication, San Mateo, Calif.-based Doximity, a secure, physician-only social network, said it’s attracted one in five U.S. doctors to its network.
A new program launched by the New York City Economic Development Corporation and Health 2.0 aims to play matchmaker for digital health startups and key healthcare organizations in the city.
Audax Health, a Washington, DC-based digital health company that partners with insurance companies to offer social, personalized heath management support to consumers, has raised nearly $21 million, according to a recent filing with the SEC.
Corporate giant GE appears to be taking a greater interest in early stage digital health startups. On Tuesday, the company’s $6 billion health care initiative, Healthymagination, announced a three-year program with Startup Health to support health entrepreneurs.
According to health tech accelerator Rock Health, investors poured $1.4 billion into digital health companies last year, which is up 45 percent from 2011. The major areas of interest include healthcare purchasing tools for consumers, personal health tracking, Electronic Medical records and hospital administration.