News & Updates

The non-profit SoCal Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Development (SoCal EED) introduced a new accelerator in San Diego called the Wireless Health Hub. It will focus on developing wireless medical devices, personal health products and services and health related software applications.

Luminate Health, a Blueprint Health graduate that provides labs a digital SaaS platform for their patients to access and understand their lab test results, raised a $1M seed round led by KEC Ventures.

A recent study conducted by leaders at Kaiser Permanente surveyed more than 1,500 KP members who had used the system’s personal health record platform to view at least one test result online within the past year, and found that most reported feeling satisfied, calm and relieved after viewing their lab results online.

The HIMSS Innovation Center opened in Cleveland. The 30,000 square-foot Center is part of the Global Center for Health Innovation, and includes a Health IT Simulation Center, and a Healthcare Technology Showcase.

Diagnosia, a drugs info search engine targeting both consumers and medical professionals with a number of subscription-based apps, raised €1 million to expand to European countries outside of its native Austria as reported by TechCrunch.

ADP AdvancedMD, a cloud based EHR, practice management, and medical billing software provider, debuted the AdvancedMD iPhone app that will help doctors have access to critical patient information and other official files from anywhere, anytime.

Basis, maker of a wrist based health tracker, raised $11.75M in Series B funding. Investors include Intel Capital, iNovia Capital, Dolby Family Trust, Stanford University, Peninsula-KCG, Mayfield Fund, DCM, and Norwest Venture Partners. This brings Basis’s total funding raised to $23M.

Harris Corporation, a communications and information technology company, announced the launch of its Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Suite solution. This solution will enable the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense to securely exchange health information.

Lark, maker of a sleep based fitness tracker, raised $3.1M from undisclosed investors. The company previously raised $1M from Lightspeed Ventures and other angel investors in 2011.

AirStrip, a provider of clinical mobility solutions, debuted AirStrip ONE Cardiology solution for systems using the Windows 8 operating system. The company made the announcement at the 7th Annual Health 2.0 Fall Conference.

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