February 20, 2019
Patient feedback processing company Narrative Dx has raised a strategic funding round led by Christiana Care Health System, Summation Health Ventures (founded by Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and MemorialCare Health System) and The Texas Medical Center, with additional participation from existing investors HealthX Ventures and Cultivation Capital. The company didn’t disclose the amount of the...
November 27, 2017
International accelerator program Startupbootcamp has announced 13 companies that will comprise the 2018 class of its sole US-based program, Digital Health Miami. The cohort includes patient management platforms, cognitive function monitors, and adherence improvement offerings, among others.
The accelerator participants were selected from a pool of 300 applicants, with the final selection made...
September 20, 2017
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles has launched the third class of its accelerator, which the hospital runs in partnership with TechStars.
Startups in the Cedars-Sinai Tech Stars accelerator receive a $20,000 investment and a $100,000 convertible bridge grant in exchange for a 6 percent equity stake. But the main draw is the opportunity to work with the health system, through guaranteed...
May 9, 2017
Digital stethoscopes found useful in neonatal care. A new study in the British Medical Journals shows that a digital stethoscope (specifically, CliniCloud’s digital stethoscope) showed promise for assessing newborn babies’ heart rates. The device proved reasonably accurate compared to a 3-lead ECG, particularly when babies weren’t crying, the circumstance in which heart rate would normally need...
July 17, 2014
Philadelphia accelerator DreamIt Ventures announced its next class of startups for its health-focused program, DreamIt Health. Independence Blue Cross (IBC) and Penn Medicine are sponsoring the class.
Like its last class, each startup will be provided with up to $50,000 in funding, office space, mentoring, and resources for developing and testing health-related products. The incubator lasts four...