June 16, 2016
Digital entrepreneur and former Health 2.0 staffer Jean Luc Neptune announced on Twitter that he'd be leaving his position as Accelerator Director at Blueprint Health at the end of the month. He said, however, he'd remain a partner in Blueprint Health LLC and its investment fund.
This one is, admittedly, a stretch for a list of "recent" digital health departures, but important: At the end of...
July 28, 2015
A Junto Health working group meets at the last team summit.
There are a lot of digital health accelerators designed to help startups catch the eye of big pilot partners, but what about the other way around? Last December NYC-based tech accelerator Blueprint Health spun off the Blueprint Health Collective, now renamed Junto Health, to help stakeholders like payers, pharma companies, and...
July 20, 2015
New York City-based Blueprint Health has announced its eighth class of startups. The addition of these eight companies brings the accelerator's portfolio up to 68 companies total. According to Blueprint, 87 percent of the companies that have participated in its program are still in operation and 85 percent of those are generating revenue.
Blueprint is a member of TechStars’ Global Accelerator...
February 9, 2015
Blueprint Health took to Twitter last week to announce its newest, seventh class of healthcare startups in New York City. Blueprint is a member of TechStars’ Global Accelerator Network, and startups in the Blueprint Health accelerator receive $20,000, office space in SoHo, and $50,000 in perks including server space and legal counsel. Blueprint takes a 6 percent equity stake in exchange.
July 17, 2014
New York City-based digital health incubator Blueprint Health has announced its sixth class of startups, a lineup that includes seven groups developing mobile tools to help doctors, researchers, and startups. Blueprint is a member of TechStars’ Global Accelerator Network, and startups in the Blueprint Health accelerator receive $20,000, office space in SoHo, and $50,000 in perks...
July 8, 2014
New York City-based Mt. Sinai Medical Center has begun offering iPads to patients to keep track of their hospital stay. The central feature of the app, Patient Itinerary, allows patients to stay informed about when they are scheduled for surgeries, lab tests, and consultations.
"If you have a patient that’s here for five or six days, they really don’t know what’s going to be happen during the...
August 10, 2013
Weight Watchers online portal and app.
This week in mobile health, we saw FDA clearances for Alere and Verizon, trials from Scripps and Qualcomm, and some interesting new products in the consumer health sphere from Beddit, Emotiv, and BioBeats. Some other articles from around the web have also highlighted mobile health trends. Here's some interesting pieces that caught our eyes this week.
April 26, 2013
One of the findings of a recent California Health Care Foundation whitepaper about health-specific accelerators was the importance of involving healthcare experts such as doctors in the organization.
Dr. Hubert Zajicek took that to heart in starting his new health tech accelerator, Health Wildcatters, in Dallas, Texas. Zajicek is a physician who specialized in nephrology, or kidney research....
April 25, 2013
Upon reading the story in MobiHealthNews this week about CrowdMed, the startup that relies on crowdsourcing to suggest possible diagnoses to patients with rare or mysterious conditions, I had two thoughts: clinical decision support and Dr. Gregory House.
Dr. House, the fictional diagnostic genius from the dearly departed Fox show, "House M.D.," crowdsourced medical decision-making to his team of...
April 23, 2013
A newly launched company is trying to streamline support for medical devices, make surgical scheduling more convenient and lower the overall cost of pricey equipment by facilitating secure video consultations on the iPad.
San Francisco-based startup Nurep, part of digital health accelerator Blueprint Health's winter 2013 class, debuted its mobile physician support platform at the annual Demo...