"This matters. It's a matter of life or death."
May 11, 2016
StartUp Health Insider

Vice President Joe Biden’s Cancer Moonshot Takes Center Stage at Health Datapalooza 

“This matters. It’s a matter of life or death.” Vice President Joe Biden calls for the breakdown of data silos and calls on entrepreneurs and Healthcare Transformers to join the fight against cancer.

Watch his inspiring speech from this year’s Health Datapalooza surrounding the White House Cancer Moonshot and read more in Politico, Healthcare IT News, and Modern Healthcare.
VP Joe Biden & Howard Krein, MD, PhD
“We’ve always believed that the transformation of healthcare is only possible with the collaboration of all the stakeholders, and that's what Health Datapalooza is about,” said Dr. Howard Krein, StartUp Health’s Chief Medical Officer, during his introduction for Vice President Biden at Health Datapalooza 2016.
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HDP 2016
StartUp Health’s Bari Krein, Steve Krein, Howard Krein & Unity Stoakes pictured with Susannah Fox, CTO at HHS (center)
StartUp Health’s Bari Krein, Steven Krein, Howard Krein & Unity Stoakes pictured with Susannah Fox (center), CTO at HHS
Steve Krein, Greg Simon, executive director of the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force, Unity Stoakes, Howard Krein (left to right)
Steven Krein, Greg Simon, executive director of the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force, Unity Stoakes, Howard Krein (left to right)
Steven Krein thanks Todd Park, Aneesh Chopra, Susannah Fox and Greg Downing during StartUp Health’s five year progress update at Health Datapalooza 2016
Steven Krein thanks Todd Park, Aneesh Chopra, Susannah Fox and Greg Downing during StartUp Health’s five year progress update at HDP 2016
StartUp Health’s Bari Krein, Unity Stoakes and Steven Krein pictured with Todd Park (center), former CTO of the United States
StartUp Health’s Bari Krein, Unity Stoakes and Steven Krein with Todd Park (center), former CTO of the United States

Innovation in Hospital Systems and Beyond

On this week’s StartUp Health NOW, Dr. Thomas Graham, the former Chief Innovation Officer at Cleveland Clinic and now Chief Health Strategy & Innovation Officer, Tavistock Group, and Global Chairman, Lake Nona Institute, discusses how being a physician made him passionate about innovation and the opportunities and challenges that come with innovating in a large hospital system.

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Dr. Thomas Graham on StartUp Health NOW

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Wellthie Launches First-of-its-Kind Small Business Insurance Shopping Platform for Brokers
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Augusta Public School District in Kansas Embraces CareDox
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Now You Can Order a Massage Like Uber: Zeel
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Teledermatology Can Help: Direct Dermatology
Politico

Nonnatech Wins Westchester's 'Pitch the Angels' Event
Westchester County Business Journal

Conversa Health Stays Fit with Series B
Global University Venturing

MouthWatch Introduces Turnkey Teledentistry Solution: Teledent
Benzinga

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.

The Largest Meeting on Telehealth

Join us at ATA 2016, the largest and most comprehensive meeting focused on telemedicine, digital, connected and mobile health. This year’s conference will take place May 14-17 in Minneapolis, MN. Use code StartUpHealth to save 10% on your registration. Register now.

A Transformed Economy - Man, Machines and the Network

Join us on May 26 at Techonomy NYC to explore the the impact of tech and increasing interconnection on the economy and focus on the question of what exactly the ubiquitous Internet of Things really means for cities, companies and communities. If we can accurately gain insights and correlations from the intelligence of the Internet of Things that matter, it will ultimately create a faster-growing, healthier and wealthier global society.

Digital Health World Congress 2016

Join us this June at the Digital Health World Congress, the largest forum for medtech mobile IoT IT industry in London to explore all aspects of medical and mobile technology including ehealth, mhealth, telehealth, telemedicine, genomics and healthcare IT. Sign up online and use code STARTUPHEALTH for 25% off registration.

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NYC Digital Health Forum
May 18
New York, NY 

Future Leaders Summit
May 24
Chicago, IL

Nordic Health Investment Day
June 1
Helsinki, Finland

Digital Health Summer Summit
June 6-8
San Francisco, CA

Wearable Tech + Digital Health NYC
June 7
New York, NY

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Buzzworthy Headlines

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Want Ongoing Digital Health News and Insights?

Insights

So far, digital health companies have raised over $1.8B in 2016, according to StartUp Health Insights. Here are a few of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Simplee $20.0M Social Capital, 83 North, Heritage Group, American Express Ventures
ACT Genomics $12.5M Hotung Group, CDIB Capital Management, Eminent II VC, Hua Nan Venture Capital, President International Development, UMC Capital
Somnoware $9.0M TransLink Capital, World Innovation Lab
Parasail Health Undisclosed Peter Thiel, Montage Ventures
Digital Health Funding Rankings Q1 2016

While 2015 was the year digital health funding hit its stride, 2016 has already stepped it up a notch with a record-setting first quarter.

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