2014: The Emerging Connected Health Layer

While the edges of traditional healthcare are being chiseled away, a health connectivity layer is emerging and will profoundly impact us in 2014 and beyond. Whether it's a pill bottle, a thermometer, a scale, or a bandaid, it will be connected to us in 2014. Read more digital health predictions for 2014 from some of tech’s most prominent digital health luminaries.

CES Showcases Developments in Health Technology

Not even a Polar Vortex could stop Healthcare Transformers AdhereTech and Basis from showcasing their newest devices to a global health and wellness audience this week at CES. For live coverage, follow MedCity News’ live CES Twitter feed.

Featured StartUp Health Company


Device & Software Platform for Brain Injury Detection

$600K convertible debt


Today, concussion diagnosis is a subjective clinical impression. Cerora is creating a real-time biosensor-based platform to provide neurodiagnostics information directly in the field to trainers, nurses, and medics to empower better decisions, creating peace of mind. 

  • 1 Top 5 pharma company
  • 1,000+ scans, with 60+ concussions analyzed
  • 10 IRB approved pilots, including Lehigh University Sports Medicine and Monmouth-Ocean Neurology
  • 1 peer reviewed paper published
  • Adam J. Simon (founder, world expert in neuroscience biomarkers)
  • David M Devilbiss, PhD (co-founder, world expert in biosensor analytics)
  • World class Scientific Advisory Board members

1EQ Raises $1.1 Million to Transform the Doctor/Patient Relationship

Quality healthcare isn’t limited to the doctor’s office anymore! StartUp Health company 1EQ just raised a $1.1M funding round to leverage personal and genomic data to improve the interactions between physicians and patients. Learn more at MobiHealthNews.

HIMSS Venture+ Forum Is Looking for Health Startups

HIMSS Venture+ Forum is now accepting applications from emerging and early stage health IT companies to present at HIMSS14 annual conference in Orlando. Applications must be submitted by January 12th at 11:00pm ET. Apply today!

The Hive Is a Buzz @TEDMED

There are only 12 DAYS LEFT to apply or nominate an entrepreneur for The Hive at TEDMED 2014. Spots are filling up quickly, so be sure to apply here.

StartUp Health Weekly InsightsTM

Top Digital Health Funding This Week
Startup Amount Investors
DNAnexus $15M Claremont Creek VenturesFirst Round Capital
Lumicell $1M Undisclosed
Metabolic Diagnostics $965K SOSventuresEnterprise Ireland
MedHab $772K Undisclosed
Paradise Genomics $650K Undisclosed
Prevently $168K Undisclosed
See much more in StartUp Health Insights, the most comprehensive funding database tracking over $7 billion in digital health and health tech deals. Check out our November 2013 Digital Health Insights Funding Report.

Upcoming Health Events & Challenges

Dignity Health and Box Patient App Challenge
Submission Deadline:
January 10, 2014

January 13-15, 2014
San Francisco, CA

StartUp Health CEO Summit
January 14, 2014
San Francisco, CA

Santiago Health 2.0 January
January 15, 2014
Santiago, Chile

Entrepreneurship Center at UCSF: Speakers Series
January 16, 2014
San Francisco, CA

JSC Space Health Innovation Challenge
January 24–26, 2014
Houston, TX

Hot or Not: Where Will the Money Flow in 2014?
January 30, 2014
New York, NY

February 23-27, 2013
Orlando, FL

March 7-16, 2014
Austin, TX

April 8–11, 2014
Washington, DC

For even more, visit our listings of Events & Challenges.

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