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YC alumni Eligible raises more than $1M in under 48 hours via AngelList

Hospitals need to copy airline, bank, retail e-business models

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Warner Thomas, CEO of Louisiana's largest healthcare system, pointed to airlines, banks and online retailers as examples of how the healthcare industry should implement technology, cut costs and improve the customer experience....
Hospitals need to copy airline, bank, retail e-business models
Cloud experts say healthcare is the "perfect storm"

Nuance Buys Transcription And Speech Editing Company Transcend For $300M In Cash

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Nuance has just announced that it is acquiring Transcend, a company that provides medical transcription and speech editing services, for approximately $300 million in cash, or $29.50 per Transcend share. Nuance, which develops imaging and voice recognition technologies, says that Transcend will help expand its customer base to the healthcare...
Nuance Buys Transcription And Speech Editing Company Transcend For $300M In Cash

Last week on GigaOM Pro: the future mobile, Yahoo, and health care data reform

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It’s been a busy few weeks. You may have noticed that we skipped our usual GigaOM Pro recap last week, as all hands were on deck at our Mobilize conference. Coming up next, we’ll be launching our first international event, with Structure:Europe in Amsterdam on October 16-17. In the meantime,...
Last week on GigaOM Pro: the future mobile, Yahoo, and health care data reform
These are the top 5 BYOD issues facing the healthcare industry
DocuTAP taps into $11.9M to save lives using software

Who Should Be at the Root of Protecting the Nation's Healthcare Data?

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A CISO working in the healthcare industry is responsible for protecting private data. Greg Machler explains why this points to the need for a root key for the national healthcare database....
Who Should Be at the Root of Protecting the Nation's Healthcare Data?

Medical Cybercrime: The Next Frontier

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The idea of hackers holding electronic medical records for ransom sounds like the stuff of a final Die Hard installment. But medical hacking and biomedical fraud are growing areas of concern for the healthcare industry... and for Americans receiving medical care. Although only a few isolated cases have been spotted,...
Medical Cybercrime: The Next Frontier

Thrive Capital's Joshua Kushner working on healthcare startup

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Once an entrepreneur, always an entrepreneur — or something like that is true of 27-year-old Joshua Kushner, who despite being one of the hottest hands in the venture capital business has started his second startup, according to sources in New York. Kushner, who eschews attention, is keeping everything hush-hush, so...
Thrive Capital's Joshua Kushner working on healthcare startup

Healthcare industry CIOs, CSOs must improve security

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Given that stolen medical records can bring $50 apiece on the underground market, the frequency and magnitude of data breaches involving electronic health records is increasing. In an effort to help CIOs and CSOs build a better business case for enhancing security, a group of standards and security organizations have...
Healthcare industry CIOs, CSOs must improve security
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Four entrepreneurs share how to excel in emerging markets

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We asked these entrepreneurs: What are some of the challenges of operating in an emerging market, and how is your startup overcoming those challenges? Sticking to sustainable food “Our emerging market is sustainable food! The most challenging part of operating in this market is engaging people who aren’t necessarily interested...
Four entrepreneurs share how to excel in emerging markets
Digital health market soars as consumers take control of their bodies
Meet health tech accelerator Blueprint Health's latest class of startups

NCBI ROFL: Social networks lack useful content for incontinence. | Discoblog

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It’s Facebook week on NCBI ROFL! All this week we’ll be featuring papers about everyone’s favorite social networking site. Enjoy! “OBJECTIVE: To assess the incontinence resources readily available for patients among social networks. Social networks allow users to connect with each other and share content and are a widely...
NCBI ROFL: Social networks lack useful content for incontinence. | Discoblog

StartUp Health Launches First Class Of Healthcare Transformers [TCTV]

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It was only a few days ago that we brought in co-founders Unity Stoakes and Steven Krein to discuss their new startup Academy, StartUp Health. It’s an entirely free, long-term program that is aiming to equip developers, designers, medical professionals and entrepreneurs with the skills and resources necessary to...
StartUp Health Launches First Class Of Healthcare Transformers [TCTV]

8 Marketing Twitter Chats to Check Out

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A Twitter chat is a scheduled “group chat” on a specific topic, where Twitter users interact and engage with one another at a certain time by adding a trackable hashtag to the end of all their tweets. Twitter chats are a great way to meet other marketers interested in the...
8 Marketing Twitter Chats to Check Out

Fujitsu prototype GPS cane hands-on: the future of monitoring and protecting the elderly

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Fujitsu's Stylistic S01 isn't the company's only attempt to cater to an older audience. It's also experimenting with a rather ingenius (and super glossy) take on the classic cane, that looks like something out of a sci-fi film. Inside the two-toned elliptical head-piece are a pile of electronics, including...
Fujitsu prototype GPS cane hands-on: the future of monitoring and protecting the elderly
Healthy Consumers And The Future Of The Patient-Physician Relationship
Google - Yes, Google - Warns Of "Intense" U.S. Flu Activity

Eligibility's API answers healthcare eligibility questions

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Multiple healthcare apps presented at YCombinator’s Demo Day today, as entrepreneurs seek use technology to streamline the massive, expensive, and inefficient healthcare industry. Of this class, four companies have health-related products, although only two have announced themselves publicly yet. Eligible is an API that makes it easier for the medical practitioners...
Eligibility's API answers healthcare eligibility questions

With new partner, VC firm Aberdare goes all in on digital health

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Venture capital firm Aberdare is evolving with the times. In response to technology, policy and demographic trends that are reshaping the healthcare industry, the group on Tuesday said it is refining its investment thesis. To support its growing emphasis on “transformational health investing,” the firm also said it had hired...
With new partner, VC firm Aberdare goes all in on digital health

These Start-Ups Aren't Goofing Off When It Comes to Microsoft's Kinect

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Most people are familiar with Kinect today because it is the motion-controlled accessory for the Xbox that allows you to wave your hands around to virtually play tennis or dance without ever using a controller. But since it came out a couple of years ago, a number of ideas have sprouted...
These Start-Ups Aren't Goofing Off When It Comes to Microsoft's Kinect

Healthcare industry group builds cybersecurity threat center

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Looking to address growing cybersecurity threats in the healthcare industry the Health Information Trust Alliance today said it has established a centralized Cybersecurity Incident Response and Coordination Center where organizations can report incidents and get help remediating electronic medical security problems....
Healthcare industry group builds cybersecurity threat center
Tigerlabs launches startup accelerator to bring healthcare industry to life

AT&T wants to be your unlikely ally against asthma

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In the not-so distant future, AT&T’s network might not just let you read emails and surf the web – it might actually help you avoid an asthma attack. This week at the mHealth Summit in Washington, DC, the wireless communications giant said researchers at AT&T Labs are working on a...
AT&T wants to be your unlikely ally against asthma



*Alberto Santalo, CEO, CareCloud*
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Alberto Santalo, CEO, CareCloud Alberto Santalo is President and CEO of CareCloud Corporation. An experienced entrepreneur, he founded the Company in 2009 with the vision of becoming a healthcare information technology leader focused on eliminating the waste and inefficiency in the healthcare industry today. Previously, Mr. Santalo was Founder and...


*Alberto Santalo, CEO, CareCloud*
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With $1.4 Billion Raised, 2012 Was A Banner Year For Digital Health Companies

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From personal fitness tracking devices to electronic health record management, the increasingly digital healthcare industry continues to reel in venture capital funding. Our growing interest in the intersection of technology and healthcare, from personal health tracking devices to electronic health records, made 2012 a big year for digital health...
With $1.4 Billion Raised, 2012 Was A Banner Year For Digital Health Companies

Dell edges away from PCs and towards a life less observed

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Struggling to compete against Asian rivals the company goes private and looks forward to less 'scrutiny and limitations'Dell, which intends to go private in a $24.4bn (£15.6bn) deal led by founder and chief executive, Michael Dell, plans to stick to its current turnaround strategy to diversify away from personal computers.Dell's...
Dell edges away from PCs and towards a life less observed
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