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Meet Neurotrack, the winning health startup at SXSW

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Neurotrack, the startup that took the health prize at this week’s SXSW startup accelerator in Austin, isn’t just a few months or a few years in the making. Elli Kaplan, the company’s CEO, said it’s built on research started 25 years ago. That’s when neuroscientists at UC San Diego started...
Meet Neurotrack, the winning health startup at SXSW

MyFitnessPal app to sync data with NetPulse and Matrix 7xi equipment

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It's all well and good to maintain a food diary and an exercise log on your path to get fitter, but sometimes it's a pain to enter workout stats manually. MyFitnessPal has partnered up with Johnson Health Tech and Netpulse to solve at least one part of the equation....
MyFitnessPal app to sync data with NetPulse and Matrix 7xi equipment

Doctor appointment booking site ZocDoc issues convertible note for $55M

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New York-based ZocDoc, a company that helps patients find nearby doctors and book medical appointments online, has already raised more funding than most startups in health tech. But the company plans to fill its coffers with even more cash. The company, which has raised about $95 million in venture financing,...
Doctor appointment booking site ZocDoc issues convertible note for $55M
Meet the 10 startups competing in the HealthBeat 'Innovation Showdown'
Ringadoc nabs $700K to bridge the communication gap between doctors & patients
Doximity's Jeff Tangney on VC in medicine, self-quantification, and how to get a sleep score of 100
Stanford & Kaiser reveal the next big opportunities in health tech

Why Getting American Employees Online Is Not Only Good For Their Health But a Requirement to Bending The Cost Curve

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This story is part of a series exploring the themes of our upcoming health tech conference, May 20-21 in San Francisco. Read the full series here. Josh Stevens is CEO of corporate wellness company Keas. Stevens is speaking at our HealthBeat event next week, which deals with how IT is...
Why Getting American Employees Online Is Not Only Good For Their Health But a Requirement to Bending The Cost Curve

Designing for health tech? Remember the 7 deadly sins

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Plenty of entrepreneurs are trying to capitalize on the growing consumer and investor interest in digital health, but if you want to snare some money from at least one venture capitalist you might want to keep human vices — like lust, gluttony and greed — in mind. At a SXSW Interactive panel...
Designing for health tech? Remember the 7 deadly sins
Raindance Technologies gets $20M to improve genetic testing, signs deal with Myriad Genetics

NYC-backed health startup lab wants to turn academics into entrepreneurs

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The Bio & Health Tech Entrepreneurship Lab, a new startup program supported by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), is betting that it can turn a group of mostly science-oriented academics and researchers into business-savvy entrepreneurs. The program which launched at the end of last year, this week announced the...
NYC-backed health startup lab wants to turn academics into entrepreneurs

Last Week in Betabeat: Dating Site Scammers, Marissa Mayer Waxes Inspirational, and SF-NYC Transfers

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Too busy to check your daily Betabeat? Here are the highlights from last week, as selected by the editors. • Is Your Dating Site Selling Your Profile? To keep membership high, niche sites get sly. • Marissa Mayer on Misconceptions That Hold Back Women in Tech and Why She Doesn’t ‘Believe in Burnout’ "My...
Last Week in Betabeat: Dating Site Scammers, Marissa Mayer Waxes Inspirational, and SF-NYC Transfers

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
Intel and Oregon school seek to speed up genetic research to fight cancer

Health tech startups: Here's your chance for a $250,000 bridge loan

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Health tech startups: Enter our upcoming Grand Rounds Innovation Showdown, and you could win a $250,000 bridge loan, two months of free PR support, advice and coaching from top VCs, and coverage in VentureBeat. It’s one of the highlights of our inaugural HealthBeat conference (May 20-21) at the Grand...
Health tech startups: Here's your chance for a $250,000 bridge loan
In an unusual move, New York's ZocDoc opens second office in Phoenix
Funding for health IT is continuing at a 'torrid pace,' report finds

VIDEO: Health tech grabs attention at CES

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A range of health technology products have premiered at CES 2013, ranging from doctor kiosks to devices similar to those seen in the film Star Trek....
VIDEO: Health tech grabs attention at CES
How health tech can support the aging baby boomer population
Silicon Valley investors ponder the "next big thing" in health care
Health accelerator gets $16M to find cures for rare diseases
Booking a doctor online is getting competitive, as medical startup Practice Fusion eyes ZocDoc's territory

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

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