Texas Medical Center

By Jonah Comstock March 21, 2016
At an event in Cupertino today, Apple announced that it would take its ResearchKit framework and spin off a new, similar offering called CareKit, an open source toolkit for hospitals and health systems. CareKit will launch with two applications: one for home monitoring of Parkinson's and one for post-surgical discharge. "When we introduced ResearchKit, our goal was to improve medical research and...
By Aditi Pai January 27, 2016
Texas Medical Center’s Innovation Institute has accepted 13 companies into its four month health accelerator program, called TMCx.  The accelerator plans to run two programs this year, it’s second year in operation. The first, which will run from January to June, TMCx is focusing on digital health companies. The second, which will run from July to December, will focus on medical device companies...
By Aditi Pai December 15, 2014
Health system Texas Medical Center has partnered with investment firm Village Capital to launch a program for early stage digital health companies, called VilCap USA: Health IT 2014. The program will offer accepted startups four "intensive" four-day sessions over the span of three months to work on developing their startups. Two of the sessions will be held in Houston, TX and the other two will...