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.
FDA medtech regulators put the stamp of approval on Global Kinetic Corp.’s Personal KinetiGraph, a wearable device designed to help physicians diagnose symptoms of Parkinson’s disease and other movement-based disorders.