September 10, 2014

Health Tracking Gets the Apple Treatment

Thanks to Apple, our wrists may never be the same again. But even though many tech journalists were blown away by the newly unveiled Apple Watch, some in healthcare circles were left wanting more. Apple still has questions to answer about its newest wearable, but at least one thing is clear: the largest tech companies in the world are taking health seriously and this is just the beginning...

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TEDMED kicks off today, and we’re thrilled that 10 StartUp Health companies are featured in The Hive, the event’s startup showcase (that we are proud to support as an innovation partner). Not there? Check out the action by following #TEDMEDHive on Twitter and watch TEDMEDLive streaming all week.

Digital Health Descends on the Big Apple

New York eHealth Collaborative’s fourth annual Digital Health Conference will be November 17-18. Buy your early bird tickets now and join industry leaders for conversations on what it will take to realize the promise of wearables, connected health and more.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

@Point of Care

IBM's Watson Rolls Out to Wider Healthcare Market
Medical Marketing & Media

AdhereTech

10 Hot Internet of Things Startups
CIO

Care at Hand

Chasing the Triple Aim: Care at Hand’s Digital Model
Medtech Boston

SnapDX

Doctors Create App to Help Diagnose, Treat patients at Point of Care
The Globe and Mail

StartUp Health

B2B2C or Direct to Consumer: Which Telemedicine Model Will Win?
MedCity News

Coincidence Makes a ‘Teachable Moment’ for Apple and mHealth
Politico

Other Noteworthy Headlines

A Day at Burning Man, Visualized Through Health Tracker Data
VentureBeat

Vinod Khosla: 3 Ways to Survive Amid Rapid Change
Inc.

Hacker Breached HealthCare.gov Insurance Site
The Wall Street Journal

Why Designers Are Vital to a Successful Patient-Physician Relationship
MedCity News

Jonathan Bush: We Can Fix Health Care In The US — If We Stop Pretending It's Not A Business
Business Insider

Upcoming Health Events

TEDMED
September 10-12
San Francisco, CA
Washington, DC 

The Health Care Forum
September 17, 2014 
Boston, MA

Health 2.0 Fall Conference
September 22-24
Santa Clara, CA

MedCity Engage
Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2014
Bethesda, MD

Connected Healthcare 2014
October 14-15
San Diego, CA

Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit
October 27-29, 2014
Cleveland, OH

For more digital health events, visit our website.

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StartUp Health Weekly InsightsTM

Top Digital Health Funding This Week
Startup Amount Investors
Propeller Health $14.5M Safeguard ScientificsThe Social+Capital Partnership
Beddit  $8.0M Inventure
iSpecimen $8.0M OneBlood
Atonarp $8.0M Walden Riverwood Ventures
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