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Healthcare Innovation: How 2016 trends are already evolving

In my previous article, I identified four trends indicative of the coming surge in healthcare innovation and shift to value-based […]

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Is It Fair To Call Digital Health Apps Today’s “Snake Oil”?

 Back in the middle of the 19th century, the American Medical Association declared war on the so-called “snake oil elixirs” […]

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New App Connects Caregivers to Updated Health and Well-being Information for the Elders They Care for

The ElderCheck Now app aims to help caregivers gain updated health information and overall well-being of the elders they monitor […]

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Photo-sharing app for health professionals, Figure1, adds direct messaging

Figure1, which started out as a photo-sharing app for medical professionals, has quietly added direct messaging to its platform, showing […]

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Houston’s TMCx Accelerator Hosts Debut of Digital Health Startups

TMCx, the Texas Medical Center’s accelerator, presented a dozen digital health startups in its second annual demo day Thursday. The […]

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Disabled? There’s (more than one) app for that.

Jason DaSilva said after he developed multiple sclerosis about 10 years ago, getting out got more complicated. “There were times […]

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6 ways Google’s Verily is making strides in the healthcare industry

It’s not just a search engine; Google has grown into a corporate conglomerate with partnerships in several different industries, including […]

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10 Digital Health Startups to Watch (EverlyWell)

Name of Company: EverlyWell Location: Austin, TX What it Does: EverlyWell wants to help every consumer who wants to avoid a trip […]

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Affectiva raises $14M for emotions analytics platform, eyes healthcare as one growth market

Waltham, Massachusetts-based emotions analytics company Affectiva has raised $14 million in a round led by Fenox Venture Capital. The company intends […]

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Healthcare optimization system rewards healthy behaviors

Welltok Inc.’s suite of CaféWell products can’t be defined solely as population or consumer health, cognitive computing or analytics systems, though […]

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