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May 17, 2017
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Using Medical Tourism to Locate Top Notch Physicians

VoyagerMed on StartUp Health NOW

On this week’s episode of StartUp Health NOW, Health Transformer and CEO of VoyagerMed Anthony Girand chats with StartUp Health Co-founder and CEO Steven Krein about creating an innovative inbound medical tourism marketplace for consumers to find and gain access to the best doctors in the United States. Read the full overview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER.


Check out the latest headlines from HEALTH TRANSFORMER, the new digital magazine from StartUp Health about the extraordinary entrepreneurs and innovators working to achieve 10 Health Moonshots.

StartUp Health Companies in the News

AdhereTech Awarded A' International Design Recognition for the Smart Pill Bottle
Canadian Insider

Curatio Virtually Connects People With the Same Health Ailments

Help-Full Places Third in CreatorCon Challenge

Engineering Immortality, Featuring J. Craig Venter, PhD, and Halland Chen, MD
HBO Vice

Q&A: Craig Venter’s Discounted Genome Sequencing — Now at $7,500

Teledentistry Reaches the Tipping Point With CDT 2018 Codes: MouthWatch Case Study
Dentistry IQ

Open Health Network Is One of the Startups in the Disrupt NY Featured Pavilions

Oxitone Medical Receives FDA Clearance for Wrist-Sensor Pulse Oximetry Bracelet
PR Web

Patientory Makes Rapid Healthcare Accelerations With Blockchain
Bitcoin Magazine

New AI Cloud Platform by Prognos Transforms Member Lab Data to Address Business Challenges for Payers
Markets Insider

Zeel Is One of the Best Apps for Music Festival Season
Millennial Money Podcast

Zeel Massage Membership and Massage On Demand Launches in Detroit
PR Newswire

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Bayer Grants4Apps Accelerator & Dealmaker Applications

The Grants4Apps Accelerator deadline for applications is May 31. Submit your startup today. And if you’re already on the market or have first traction, get a chance to acquire Bayer as a potential customer through the new Dealmaker program! Focus areas are AI, medical data analysis, medial IT, clinical trial solutions, nephrology, women’s health, pulmonology, ophthalmology, and more. Submit your solution for the Dealmaker until June 30.

Financial Times US Healthcare & Life Sciences Summit

Chaired by the FT US Senior US Business Correspondent, David Crow, this one-day summit on May 18 in New York City will provide attendees a unique opportunity to review the latest developments in the US healthcare system and how new payments and delivery models are fundamentally reshaping how the industry conducts its business. StartUp Health Insider readers will receive 25% discount by using the code START when registering.

Consumer Healthcare Investment Summit

Join us in Princeton, NJ, on May 24 to connect with over 100+ attendees and enjoy a mix of panels and one-to-one meetings with members of RBC, Lazard, Sanofi, Samsung, GSK, Church & Dwight, Bayer, Johnson & Johnson, Merck Ventures, Greenhouse Capital, Pfizer, and more. Be sure to use our SUH15 code when registering, it’s good for 15% discount.

Upcoming Health Events

May 17-18, 2017
Chicago, IL

May 17-18, 2017
Antwerp, Belgium

FT US Healthcare & Life Sciences Summit
May 18, 2017
New York, NY

Digital Health World Congress
May 23-24, 2017
London, England

Consumer Healthcare Investment
May 24, 2017
Princeton, NJ

Machine Learning in Healthcare: Industry Applications
May 24, 2017
Boston, MA

StartUp Health Colorado Health Transformer Hangout
June 1, 2017
Denver, CO

TMCx Demo Day Digital Health 2017
June 8, 2017
Houston, TX

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

AOL Co-founder Steve Case Predicts This Industry Is Poised for Major Disruption

Exclusive: Upcoming Apple Watch to Include Game-changing Health Features

Shut Out by House, Industry Pins Health Bill Hopes on Senate

After Leaving Google, Bill Maris Is Set to Open New Fund
The New York Times

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StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $885M this week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Guardant Health $360.0M SoftBank, Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, OrbiMed, 8VC, T. Rowe Price, Temasek
Modernizing Medicine $231.0M Warburg Pincus
Clover Health $130.0M GV
Outset Medical $76.5M T. Rowe Price Associates, Fidelity Management & Research Company, Partner Fund Management LP, Warburg Pincus, Perceptive Advisors, The Vertical Group
Edico Genome $22.0M Dell Technologies Capital, Qualcomm Ventures, Axon Ventures, Greg Lucier
Updox $12.7M TT Capital Partners, Tamarind Hill, Rev1 Ventures
Aira $12.0M JAZZ Venture Partners, Arboretum Ventures, Lux Capital, ARCH Venture Partners, Felicis Ventures
BC Platforms $10.0M Debiopharm Innovation Fund, Tesi
HealthLoop $8.4M iCarbonX DigitalLife Alliance, NextEquity, Lafayette General Hospital, Canvas Ventures, Summation Health Ventures
Artemis Health $8.3M Maverick Ventures
Territory $6.7M NRV, Lewis & Clark Ventures, Upfront Ventures, The Motley Fool Holdings
CureFit $3.0M UC-RNT Fund, Gokul Rajaram, Aditya Agarwal Ruchi Sanghvi, Shishir Mehrotra
Simple Habit $2.5M New Enterprise Associates, FJ Labs, Foundation Capital, Drew Houston, Josh Reeves
Vivid Vision $2.2M Jeff Clavier, The Venture Reality Fund, CRCM Ventures, SOS Ventures, Anorak Ventures, Liquid 2 Ventures
StartUp Health’s Q1 2017 Insights Report

If the first quarter of 2017 is any indication of what’s to come, 2017 is going to be another important year for digital health funding.

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