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July 26, 2017
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“I think healthcare is so complex you have got to keep at it,” said Manu Kodiyan, CEO and founder, Althea Health. “Bring an outside perspective, and keep at it, and as long as you're doing something really useful, you'll find a way.”

Finding Solutions for Rare Diseases Through Social Engagement

Althea Health on StartUp Health NOW
On this week’s StartUp Health NOW, Health Transformer Manu Kodiyan discusses how Althea Health is leveraging technology and patient communities to find solutions for rare diseases. Watch the full interview on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!

HEALTH TRANSFORMER Spotlight: Allscripts’ New Partnership With Conversa Health

Allscripts has partnered with StartUp Health company Conversa Health and announced that it will be adding Conversa’s clinically intelligent conversation platform to its population health management solution, CareInMotion. Read the full details on HEALTH TRANSFORMER!

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StartUp Health Companies in the News

Conversa and Allscripts® Forge Strategic Partnership to Transform Doctor - Patient Communications
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BBJ Tech 10 2017: Sathya Elumalai, Multisensor Diagnostics
Baltimore Business Journal

Adolescents’ Perspectives on Personalized E-Feedback Featuring Shift Health
Journal of Medical Internet Research

Local Lung Cancer Survivor Pairs BreathResearch Launch With Race
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Zeel Review: Which Massage App Should You Choose?

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Upcoming Health Events

StartUp Health CMO Dr. Howard Krein speaking
July 31-August 1, 2017
Philadelphia, PA 

MIT Solve
Submission deadline:
August 1, 2017

Submission deadline:
August 11, 2017 

Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge
Submission deadline:
September 1, 2017

BioPharm America
September 26-27, 2017
Boston, MA

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

Financial Times Digital Health Summit USA
StartUp Health co-founder Unity Stoakes speaking
October 12, 2017
New York, NY

For more digital health events, visit our website.

Buzzworthy Headlines

Amazon Is Showing Interest in Healthcare

GE Healthcare, HeartFlow Team up to Fight Coronary Artery Disease

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StartUp Health Insights

Digital health companies raised over $295M in the last week. Some of the most recent deals:

Startup Amount Investors
Availity $200.0M Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Gravie $14.1M GE Ventures, FirstMark Capital, Aberdare Ventures, Split Rock Partners
Impact Health $13.0M Techstars Ventures, Foundry Group
Maven $10.8M Spring Mountain Capital, 14W, 8VC, The Box Group, Female Founders Fund
Circulation $10.5M Flare Capital Partners, The Providence Service Corporation, Boston Children’s Hospital, Echo Health Ventures, Intermountain Healthcare Innovation Fund, Humana, NextGen Venture Partners $8.0M B Capital Group, Seven Peaks Ventures
Hinge Health $8.0M Atomico, Eleven Two Capital, The Vertical Group, Jon Reynolds
Hacarus ¥50.0M Japan Finance Corporation, Kyoto City Startup Fund
Sensome €4.7M Kurma Diagnostics, Paris-Saclay Seed Fund, Idinvest Partners
IllumiCare $3.7M Undisclosed
Protenus $3.0M Kaiser Permanente Ventures, F-Prime Capital Partners
Highmark Interactive $2.0M Undisclosed
Vixiar Medical $1.5M Abell Foundation, Kacero Holdings, TEDCO
Pellucid Networks S$2.0M Zicom Group
Neurovalens £1.1M Angel CoFund, Beltrae Partners, TechStart NI
TheMednet $1.3M Endure Capital, Lumia Capital, The Hope Foundation, The Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, Charlie Cheever, Jared Friedman, Paul Buchheit, Peter He, Peter Pham
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. 

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