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Shopping for Insurance? We’ve Got You Covered

Is my prescription covered? What’s my copay? Choosing a health insurance plan that gets you the most bang for your buck is daunting. For many, medication price and coverage is a crucial decision factor. Meanwhile, drug prices vary under different … Continue reading

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Athos, a smart workout clothing startup, raised $12.2 million in Series B funding. Athos makes flexible sensors that can be printed on workout clothing to gather data (heart rate, calories burned) and communicate with a smartphone. Athos reminds us of … Continue reading

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Accenture and Philips developed proof-of-concept software that allows people with ALS and other nerve diseases to control Philips products using their brainwaves, along with existing capabilities to use voice and eye commands. Doctor On Demand, a telehealth company that provides … Continue reading

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11 Health, a UK based health startup, developed Ostom-i™, a Bluetooth enabled measuring system for ostomy bags used by patients of Crohn’s disease. Rest Devices, a sensor technology company, raised $1.3M in Seed funding from The Experiment Fund and some … Continue reading

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A recent study published in the journal Psychiatry Research looked at the correlation between Facebook habits and mental illness. College undergraduates who exhibited schizotypy, a range of symptoms usually characterized by social and emotional withdrawal, were found to show certain … Continue reading

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United Kingdom Prime Minister David Cameron introduced a new plan to build a database of DNA codes from 100,000 patients. Over the next three to five years thousands will have their whole genomes sequenced. Florida Gov. Rick Scott awarded Voalte’s … Continue reading

HealthTech Capital Hosts 2012 HealthTech Conference: Building a Business in the New HealthTech Ecosystem

The onset of new mobile technologies, personalization, real time information, persistent monitoring and other innovations promise to remake the way healthcare is delivered. New and innovative uses of technology from healthcare payers, integrated delivery systems, government and consumers are working … Continue reading

The Experimental Man Talks Anti-Aging Technology

Journalist David Ewing Duncan is most recently the author of When I’m 164, a book that examines life extension science. He’s also written the Experimental Man based on his own quantified self trials. David will moderate The Future of Personalized Medicine … Continue reading

23andMe Acquires CureTogether

23andMe, announced its first acquisition with the purchase of CureTogether, Inc. The addition of CureTogether will improve 23andMe‘s ability to gather data for research and enhance its community but the transaction is also an important moment for user-generated healthcare. This … Continue reading

Should You Pick a Fight with the FDA?

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plays a huge role in what Anne DeGheest, co-founder and managing director of HealthTech Capital, calls “a perfect storm against the medical venture industry.” “The FDA has been absolutely unpredictable,” DeGheest said at Rock … Continue reading

3 CEOs Interview with Anne Wojcicki

  In the video above, Co-Founder & CEO of 23andme, Anne Wojcicki, sits down for an interview by Russ Mitchell of Kaiser Health News. 23andMe is an at-home, direct-to-consumer, DNA testing service that allows anyone to analyze and learn about … Continue reading

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