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Health care marketing startup Appature sold to IMS in blockbuster deal

RT @SusannahFox Health data winner at #g2e: County Sin Rankings http://is.gd/cp3pq (chlamydia rate - lust; adult obesity - sloth)

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RT @SusannahFox Health data winner at #g2e: County Sin Rankings http://is.gd/cp3pq (chlamydia rate - lust; adult obesity - sloth)
Junar gets $1.2M to make open data more useful

Health Data Company Athenahealth Goes Mobile With Acquisition Of Health Innovator Epocrates

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Epocrates, the startup whose mobile apps provide drug reference advice to more than half of American health care providers, is being acquired by Athenahealth, the data management platform for doctors--a marriage of two Most Innovative Companies. Athenahealth founder Jonathan Bush is known for in his quest to leverage information technology...
Health Data Company Athenahealth Goes Mobile With Acquisition Of Health Innovator Epocrates

More of the best new radicals

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From the homeless football World Cup to adventure breaks for people with dementia, these radical schemes – and thinkers – are worthy of applause3SPACE: Finding space for charities free of charge 3Space takes empty properties and makes them available to charities, community groups and social enterprise for temporary projects, free...
More of the best new radicals
G.E. Hires Kleiner Partner, Teams Up With Startup Health To Help Fuel Digital Health Innovation

Fishbrain wins the Slush lightweight startup competition in Helsinki

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Fishbrain , the social network that hopes to help its users catch more fish, has won the Lightweight category of the startup competition at the Slush conference in Helsinki. If you’re wondering about Middle and Heavyweight contenders at the conference, they were not highlighted at the end of the event. The...
Fishbrain wins the Slush lightweight startup competition in Helsinki

Mobile Health Developer Azumio Acquires SkyHealth, Makers Of Top-Ranked Fitness App

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As smartphone adoption increases and mobile technology becomes more powerful, it’s changing the way in which people interact with health information. The popularity of health and medical apps has begun to explode, and the amount of health data along with it, much of it thanks to those increasingly wearable and...
Mobile Health Developer Azumio Acquires SkyHealth, Makers Of Top-Ranked Fitness App
Microsoft Floats Cloud Just For The Feds

Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band

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For Quantified Self devotees, data hounds and fitness enthusiasts, it’s a good time to be alive. Recent improvements in sensor technology, battery life and connectivity (and lower costs) have given rise to a slew of wearable gadgets and apps that make it easy to track and make sense of our...
Basis Takes On Jawbone, Nike, Finally Launches Its Impressive $199 Health Tracking Band
CTIA conference highlights innovators in New Orleans

It's still early days for connected wearables

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We’re at the very beginning of the era of connected wearables, like wristbands that track your health data, says Jawbone CEO Hosain Rahman. It’s a similar phase to when the desktop computer was in the Home Brew Computer Club Days, says Rahman, but eventually more and more things we wear...
It's still early days for connected wearables

RunKeeper races ahead with 9 new app partners

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RunKeeper announced nine new partner software titles on Monday, bringing the total number of compatible apps to 45. The RunKeeper app, which started as a simple method to monitor exercise with a phone’s GPS devices, has morphed into a full-blown health-tracking platform with its HealthGraph initiative allowing apps to interface with RunKeeper’s...
RunKeeper races ahead with 9 new app partners
6 technologies and innovations that could finally go mainstream in 2013

Feds looking to make health data more user-friendly to tech developers

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants health tech developers in Silicon Valley to make greater use of its data to help make advances in the field and aid entrepreneurs in the region. The effort is part of a larger ongoing project within the federal government to...
Feds looking to make health data more user-friendly to tech developers

Big Silo-busting, Startup-unleashing Healthcare Move by Federal Government

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Editor’s note: Dave Chase is the CEO of Avado.com, a patient portal and relationship management company that was a TechCrunch Disrupt finalist. Previously he was a management consultant for Accenture’s healthcare practice and founder of Microsoft’s $2 billion health platform business. He’s also the co-editor of Engage! Transforming Healthcare Through Digital Patient Engagement. You...
Big Silo-busting, Startup-unleashing Healthcare Move by Federal Government

Letters: NHS data safeguards

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As an independent member of the Data Access Advisory Group, which provides independent scrutiny of the Health and Social Care Information Centre, I, with other members, have to review applications for anonymous information (Health firms can pay to see NHS patient data, 17 May). The group has to decide whether...
Letters: NHS data safeguards

What ed tech can learn from health care when it comes to data access

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To hear it from entrepreneurs and technologists in education, new efforts to combine historically siloed sets of student data will pave the way for a new era of personalized and dynamic learning. But to some parents and civil liberties advocates, it’s a privacy nightmare waiting to happen. In an article...
What ed tech can learn from health care when it comes to data access

Daily Report: Health Data Swells Profits in an Industry

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As doctors and hospitals struggle to make new records systems work, the winners are big companies that lobbied for the legislation that allowed their sales to soar, Julie Creswell reports....
Daily Report: Health Data Swells Profits in an Industry
Know When Your Dog Is Dead With This Wearable Device

BetterFit Text launches: A data-driven health service that lets doctors monitor patient symptoms

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Tonight, 13 startups are preparing to present to a room packed with investors, industry analysts and media at TechStars Demo Day in Boston. BetterFit Technologies, operating in the healthcare space, is one of those startups, and is launching its first product: BetterFit Text, a “simple health monitoring service,” currently in beta. At its essence, BetterFit...
BetterFit Text launches: A data-driven health service that lets doctors monitor patient symptoms
Startup wisdom from Kabir Shahani, the 30-year-old tech whiz who just sold his company for $100M+
Healthrageous Lands $6.5M To Help You Take Control Of Your Health (With Data)

Scanadu's Scout tricorder and companion app detect what ails you, arrive in 2013 for $150

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The quest to create a tricorder began many years ago, when such a device was but a figment of Gene Roddenberry's vivid imagination. However, his vision has crept ever closer to reality in recent years, with many researchers crafting devices capable of gathering human health data and the creation...
Scanadu's Scout tricorder and companion app detect what ails you, arrive in 2013 for $150

Meeker: The next ten years will be about wearable computing and personal data

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The photo wars aren’t over, but a shift is about to take place in terms of the content we upload and share to the internet, according to Kleiner Perkins’ Mary Meeker and her trademark frenzy of Powerpoint slides at D11. After years of uploading any and every photo to the...
Meeker: The next ten years will be about wearable computing and personal data

Feds look to make health data more user-friendly to tech developers

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services wants health tech developers in Silicon Valley to make greater use of its data to help make advances in the field and aid entrepreneurs in the region....
Feds look to make health data more user-friendly to tech developers

Fitness sensor earphones gather health data, deliver music

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The soon-to-be-released Iriver On earbuds will bring Valencell's fitness sensor technology to consumers for the first time. [Read more]...
Fitness sensor earphones gather health data, deliver music
With $41M Now In The Bank, Health Catalyst Wants To Help Solve Healthcare's Big Data Problem

Last week on GigaOM Pro: healthcare and big data, the year in mobile: a podcast, and SolarCity

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It’s officially year-end review time. With the usual 2012 retrospectives and 2013 prediction posts starting to emerge from our editorial team, GigaOM Pro’s team of analysts are doing a deeper dive: this week, we’re highlighting in-depth research that looks at some of the year’s biggest disruptors and what 2013 might...
Last week on GigaOM Pro: healthcare and big data, the year in mobile: a podcast, and SolarCity

Health 2.0 Conference: Big Data Making A Big Impact

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At the end of the Health 2.0 Conference earlier this month, I sat down with the event's co-founders Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya to discuss the big trends. I'd been impressed and excited by the innovation demonstrated at Health 2.0. It turns out much of it was driven by Big...
Health 2.0 Conference: Big Data Making A Big Impact
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