Patient communication, consumer marketplaces and senior care are seeing a wave of activity...
April 29, 2015

Three Pillars Shaping Digital Health Funding

Patient communication, consumer marketplaces and senior care are seeing a wave of activity as new startups focus on unmet needs. Matt Karls, Assistant Director of Strategic Investments at Cambia, details the impact these three areas will have on the future of digital health on the latest episode of StartUp Health NOW.

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On the Hunt for Life-Changing Innovation

Calling all digital health developers! Want to help improve healthcare for low-income, high-need patients? CHCS just launched the first of three Super-Utilizer Health Innovation Challenges to inspire new ideas for improving care in these communities. $50,000 could be yours if you apply to the challenge!

Wearable Tech In NYC

Join ApplySci for Wearable Tech + Digital Health NYC 2015 on June 30 at the New York Academy of Sciences. The use of sensors, devices and data to monitor, diagnose, gamify and improve health will be explored. Use the code SUH33 to register for 20% off!

Upcoming Health Events

MM&M Transforming Healthcare
April 30
New York, NY

ATA 2015
May 2 - 5
Los Angeles, CA

AARP Life@50+
May 14 - 16
Miami, FL

Health Datapalooza
May 31 - June 3
Washington, DC

For more digital health events visit our website.  

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CMO of Personal Medicine Plus on Preventive Care
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StartUp Health Academy

For entrepreneurs who are transforming healthcare, StartUp Health Academy is a global, long-term coaching program and trusted peer network focused on increasing the equity value of its startups.

Buzzworthy Headlines

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Some Hospitals Try Treating Patients at Home
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Infographic: How Healthcare Tech Saves Lives
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Who Will Care for America's Seniors?
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The Sensor-Rich, Data-Scooping Future
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So far, digital health companies have raised $1.45B in 2015, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount  Investors Market
Scanadu $35.0M Fosun International, Tencent, China Broadband Capital 50+
DNAnexus $15.0M WuXi PharmTech Big Data & Analytics
CareCloud $15.0M Intel Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Hercules Technology Growth Capital Health IT
Interaxon  $11.0M Horizon CapitalOMERS VenturesA-Grade Investments Sensors
Voalte $10.0M Bedford Funding 50+
Diandao $5.0M Banyan Capital58Daojia mHealth
Mpirica $1.6M McQuinn Trust Big Data & Analytics
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