August 16, 2017
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Transformer Inspiration
“Most physicians that I come across in my capacity, as a developer, as an entrepreneur, as a researcher, are eager to collaborate.”
Avi Seidmann, PhD, University of Rochester Simon Business School
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StartUp Health Company Doctor.com Launches First "Web-Wide" Online Scheduling Solution for Healthcare Providers

Doctor.com
Huge congrats to Doctor.com for launching the first web-wide scheduling solution for healthcare providers. For the first time ever, doctors and patients benefit from a seamless online booking experience and "single sign-on" across Google, Bing, Yelp, Healthgrades, and more than 20 other consumer health destinations. Read the full announcement on Yahoo!

Moving Data, Not Patients

Avi Seidmann, PhD, on StartUp Health NOW
In this episode of StartUp Health NOW, Avi Seidmann, PhD, professor at the University of Rochester, talks about this year’s d.health Summit and explains why he believes technology is becoming a power multiplier for physicians. Watch the full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!

HEALTH TRANSFORMER: What’s the Deal With These Big Deals?

Are venture investors betting it all on digital health? StartUp Health looks at the top five deals over the first half of 2017 and what it means for the industry as a whole. For a more in-depth overview, take a look back at our digital health funding snapshot and download the 2017 Mid-Year Insights Report!

Accenture HealthTech Challenge

Accenture HealthTech Challenge

Accenture is once again bringing together startups, life sciences companies, and healthcare organizations to tackle the world's biggest health issues. Apply before September 1!

StartUp Health Companies in the News

Doctor.com Launches the First Universal "Web-Wide" Online Scheduling Solution for Healthcare Providers
Yahoo! Finance

How Docola’s Simple Yet Powerful Solution Revolutionizes Healthcare
The Huffington Post

Cognotion Selected for TEDMED Hive
TEDMED Hive

Plymouth School Nurses Using CareDox to Keep Parents Informed
ABC 57 News

Top Finance Secrets for Overcoming Healthcare Obstacles With Health Tech Experts Susan Bratton and Stryker Warren
Powderkeg Podcast - Igniting Startups

The Hartford Partners With Maxwell Health to Launch Digital Benefits Admin Platform for SMBs
Employee Benefit News

Prognosis Positive: Caremerge Is One Chicago Health Tech Company Redefining the Space
Built in Chicago

Health Tech Company Vheda Health Expands in Columbia
Columbia Patch

New York’s Wellthie Hires Keise as Chief Technology Officer
Insurance Journal

BioAdvance Commits $4M to 14 Life Sciences Companies Including Cohero Health & Ride Health
Business Wire

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Upcoming Health Events

Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge
Submission deadline:
September 1, 2017

2nd Annual Strategic Internal Communications for Health Care
Featuring Health Transformer Lan Nguyen, ManageUp PRM
September 12-14, 2017
Philadelphia, PA

BioPharm America
September 26-27, 2017
Boston, MA

Health 2.0 Fall Conference
October 1-4, 2017
Santa Clara, CA

MedCity INVEST Twin Cities
October 12, 2017
Minneapolis, MN

Financial Times Digital Health Summit USA
StartUp Health co-founder Unity Stoakes speaking
October 12, 2017
New York, NY
25% off with code: START25

Frontiers Health
November 16-17, 2017
Berlin, Germany
20% off with code: FH17STARTUPHEALTH

Healthegy Digital Health Innovation Summit
November 30, 2017
Boston, MA
$100 off registration with code: startup17

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

Newly Granted Apple Patent Shows Ways to Turn an iPhone Into a Health Sensor
MobiHealthNews

7 Ways CRISPR Is About to Change Our World
TechCrunch

Apple and Aetna Hold Secret Meetings to Bring the Apple Watch to Millions of Aetna Customers
CNBC

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StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $114M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Karius $50.0M DCVC, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Tencent, Khosla Ventures, Innovation Endeavors, Spectrum 28
Neuros Medical $20.0M U.S. Venture Partners, Boston Scientific, Aperture Venture Partners, Osage University Partners, JumpStart Ventures
Healthy.io $12.0M Quantum Pacific Capital
Happify Health $9.0M TT Capital Partners
Buoy $6.7M F-Prime Capital Partners, FundRx, angels
Silversheet $5.0M Undisclosed
Flo $5.0M Flint Capital, Natalia Vodianova, angels
Clear Genetics $2.5M Undisclosed
Groove Health $1.6M Undisclosed
Welltory $1.0M Undisclosed
ScriptDrop $1.0M Undisclosed
Modern Fertility $1.0M First Round Capital, Box Group, Y Combinator, angels
Over $6B Invested in Digital Health in First Half of 2017

Q2 2017 was the biggest quarter ever for digital health funding, with a staggering $3.8B total invested. With the mid-year funding now coming in over $6B, 2017 has broken numerous records and we anticipate this to be the biggest year yet as huge deals continue to close. 

Get the free 2017 Mid-Year Global Digital Health Funding Report now.

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