Machine learning algorithms can do a lot of things if they have enough data — recommend products, identify fraud and even help women get pregnant. Fertility startup Ovuline says its 60 million data points from users have helped 50,000 of them get pregnant.
Online health community HealthTap has launched a new paid mobile app, called TalktoDocs, that gives patients a voice-controlled way to get answers to their medical questions.
As part of its ongoing shift from offering content to being a “full-service engagement platform for patients,” WebMD has acquired Avado to help patients and physicians interact.
This year, digital health records and practice management startup CareCloud has raised $29 million and announced a partnership with cloud startup Box. This is its latest effort in expanding its platform in healthcare.
Santa Monica-based Brighter, which helps people find discount dental services online, plans to extend into markets outside the Los Angeles area starting in 2014.
New York-based digital health academy StartUp Health has picked its latest class of digital health startups.
San Francisco-based Fitbit is rolling out its second wristband, the Force, which not only tracks activity and sleep, but displays the time and will, ultimately, show incoming phone call notifications
Consumer technology and telecom companies are changing the pace of innovation in health care, putting traditional med tech firms in an uncomfortable position, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Philips and Accenture have teamed up for a proof-of-concept video showing how Google Glass could be used by doctors in the operating theater and emergency room.
As it looks ahead to an IPO, cloud startup Box is pushing its way into healthcare with new partnerships, hires and services.