News & Updates

SleepRate released a heart rate monitor and mobile app built on patented sleep analysis algorithms that emerged out of the sleep clinic at Stanford’s School of Medicine. The company claims SleepRate has seen an 85% success rate in studies.

TigerText raised $21 million in a Series B round led by Shasta Ventures with participation from OrbiMed, Reed Elsevier Ventures, and TELUS.

The American Heart Association selected 10 finalists for its first Open Innovation Challenge, which focuses on lowering the risk of heart disease and stroke. Finalists are running 30-day campaigns on the medical crowdfunding site Medstartr.

A remote care management pilot for diabetics launched in Mississippi. The Diabetes Telehealth Network is a public-private partnership that uses Health 2.0 tools and technologies to target at-risk residents in underserved areas.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (MA) received a $5.3 million grant from The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to develop IT-driven ICU tools that include a patient-specific clinician checklist dashboard and a patient-family communications display.

Central Logic, a provider of patient flow software, partnered with ClearDATA Networks, a health care cloud computing platform and service provider, to use ClearDATA’s HIPAA compliant HealthDATA cloud computing platform and security services to host its software solutions.

Hutton Collins, a provider of preferred capital, is investing €50M in an Italian health care IT systems company Dedalus Group, to help with international expansions. Co-investors of Hutton Collins have also invested €15M in the company.

MedHOK, a SaaS company providing a single platform for care, quality and compliance for health plans, PBMs and other risk-bearing entities, raised $77M in growth equity investment from Bain Capital Ventures and Spectrum Equity.

HealClick, a website that matches patients based on diseases, symptoms and treatments, and compiles data to improve medical research, launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise $50K. HealClick has matched nearly a 1000 patients based on their entire medical history since launch.

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