Medtech entrepreneurs agree that it’s still tough to find funding at the Series A level. Here’s their advice about how to find it. Bill Evans Competition for medtech venture investing is fierce, at the same time that traditional investors pull back from the space. To get to the bottom of what’s going on, I reached […]
Here’s how a respiratory firm took control of the connected health and the medtech digital revolution. When you think powerful digital connected devices, the first thing to pop into your head probably isn’t a CPAP. Continuous positive airway pressure has been shown in numerous studies to be effective in improving sleep apnea and preventing a […]
If you want to see where the big money is going in healthcare these days, digital health products are the place to look. Digital health startups raised $11.5 billion in 2017, up 27 percent over 2016, according to the StartUp Health Insights Year End Report. Digital health startups are doing everything from enhancing patient-provider relationships to […]
Flex has recently expanded its digital health capabilities through a partnership with Google Cloud Platform — launching its BrightInsight managed service that delivers real-time information about connected drug, device or combination products. BrightInsight is a secure, managed services solutions that runs on Google Cloud Platform to gather data. “We saw the need for a secure […]
Mobile health devices and wearables have increasingly played a prominent role at the annual CES show in Las Vegas. Health and medical devices touted at CES 2018 seek to improve everything from heart health to posture. Here are nine companies exhibiting digital health solutions at this year’s show. Next >>
Microsoft has tapped a top British health data researcher to head a new healthcare research initiative at its Cambridge research lab. Iain Buchan is presently a clinical professor of public health informatics at the University of Manchester – and director of the Health eResearch Centre, which is part of the U.K.’s Medical Research Council. Buchan will become […]
Global funding for healthcare information technology and digital health companies hit record levels last year, according to the latest annual report from Austin, Texas–based Mercom Capital Group. There were a record 622 deals worth $5.1 billion in 2016, up from 574 deals worth $4.6 billion in 2015, according to Mercom Capital Group. The amounts involve […]
California mobile devices maker iHealth is undergoing a major shift, fueled by a $25 million investment from Xiaomi Ventures, the company’s 1st institutional round of funding.