Digital Health funding

Rock Health, Startup Health’s Q1 numbers show expected slowdown in digital health investment

Rock Health tracked just under a billion dollars in investment for the quarter, while Startup Health’s more expansive methodology had the figure at $2.8 billion. The first quarter of 2019 is behind us and both Rock Health and Startup Health have released their funding report for the quarter.Both agree that funding for Q1 2019 is

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9m awarded to breakthrough digital health technologies

Innovative digital technology projects to address key challenges in health care have received a 9m funding boost through the governments Digital Health Technology Catalyst it was announced today.The catalyst, delivered by UK Research and Innovation, aims to accelerate the development of digital health innovation, under the Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, to ensure the UK remains

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University Healthcare System to invest $170 million in new medical record technology

Bexar Countys public hospital district is spending $170 million to update its health information technology an investment that administrators say could save the system millions of dollars and improve patient care.University Health Systems relies on its computer software for everything from billing to ordering lab tests to keeping accurate patient records.The brand-new electronic health record

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AHRQ to Fund Up to 8 Patient Safety Learning Laboratories in 2019

The federal Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ) intends to spend up to $5 million to fund eight patient safety learning laboratories in fiscal year 2019.AHRQ encourages applications that address the opioid crisis or patient safety aspects of value-based care. The agency also recognizes the importance of addressing harms caused by diagnostic errors and

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Genetic data interpretation startup raises $6M

Emedgene’s constantly updating algorithm highlights genetic variants that could affect a patient’s health. Trained using data from patient cases, publications and genomics databases, Emedgenes decision support engine can identify and highlight clinically relevant genetic variants for the provider. The platform is supported by a digital workbench that helps users unify, prioritize and share case data,

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Third Eye Health raises $7.25M to bring around-the-clock doctor support to nursing homes

Third Eye Health provides nurses with virtual, 247 physician-sourced professional guidance on how to treat patients in place rather than calling an ambulance, and it just raised a $7.5 million Series A to help it do so. Nursing home patients may need care during hours when facility physicians are not present, but sending patients to

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Venture deals, funding for digital health companies reached $9.5B last year

Venture capital funding for digital health companiesand the size of the dealsjumped significantly last year, according to a new report.Venture funding for digital health companies reached $9.5 billion in 2018, up more than 30% over the previous year, the report (PDF) from Austin, Texas-based Mercom Capital Group, a communications and research firm, reported (PDF). Of

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