March 24, 2016
New York City-based health sensor company LifeBeam has raised $16 million in a round led by Squarepeg Capital with participation from Wellborn VC, Cerca Partners, Atomic14 VC, and Triventures VC. This brings the company’s total funding to date to $19 million.
LifeBeam, which was founded four years ago, initially developed wearable biosensing technologies for the aerospace domain, including NASA...
October 19, 2015
Using digital health tools in primary care could save the US healthcare system $10 billion annually, according to a report from Accenture.
Accenture said its researchers analyzed the workflows of common physician office visits, including preventive care office visits, routine infant or child health checks, and visits for other conditions like hypertension and diabetes.
The research firm...
May 12, 2015
Some 45 percent of US consumers want a health wearable or app that monitors "every aspect" of their health, according to a global survey that included responses from 10,131 consumers across 28 countries. The survey was created by Havas Worldwide and fielded by Market Probe International in March 2015.
Havas also found that among worldwide early adopters, which they call "prosumers...
April 27, 2015
Seed fund Rock Health has invested in three new companies: telepsychiatry service 1DocWay, provider analytics company Arsenal Health, and wearable technology maker Caeden.
While the investment amounts were not disclosed, Managing Director Halle Tecco told MobiHealthNews the fund allows them to invest up to $250,000 in a startup.
Rock Health first launched as an accelerator, but in the last year,...