MedXT image-sharing technology could resolve interoperability issues in teleradiology

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MedXT image-sharing technology could resolve interoperability issues in teleradiology

July 21, 2014 6:00 am by | 0 Comments

A technology entrepreneur fed up with the time-consuming workflows behind teleradiology developed a cloud-based platform that could potentially make other parts of healthcare more efficient. Cody Ebberson is the CEO…


San Francisco’s Chief Data Officer wants to help citizens make data-driven decisions

San Francisco’s Chief Data Officer wants to help citizens make data-driven decisions

July 20, 2014 8:38 am by | 1 Comments

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has just announced the city’s open data strategic plan, which aims to “broaden the focus of open data from simply publishing to making it available…


The newest startup networking party in SF: Weekday morning dance parties

The newest startup networking party in SF: Weekday morning dance parties

July 20, 2014 7:50 am by | 0 Comments

Free spirits, bright colors, and quirky music could easily describe any San Francisco scene, but nothing fit that description better than a crowd of young San Franciscans gathered for a dance…




A giant leap in the quest for clear health costs? PokitDok offers an API to parse pricing

A giant leap in the quest for clear health costs? PokitDok offers an API to parse pricing

July 8, 2014 7:28 am by | 0 Comments

California-based startup PokitDok is adding another tool in its quest to provide clear healthcare costs to patients. Today it will unveil its API, “PokitDok Platform,” filled with hard-to-reach pricing data….


Before you name (or rename) your startup, check out these insights from founders

Before you name (or rename) your startup, check out these insights from founders

June 28, 2014 7:30 am by | 1 Comments

Encapsulating a business in a single word or phrase can be a daunting task. For startups, the name of the business becomes the first word of every investor pitch and…


Benvenue Medical secures $40M Series E to beef up manufacturing, U.S. commercialization

Benvenue Medical secures $40M Series E to beef up manufacturing, U.S. commercialization

June 18, 2014 12:00 pm by | 0 Comments

Spine tech startup Benvenue Medical has secured a $40 million Series E, plus $24 million in debt financing, to further commercialization efforts in the States, upscale manufacturing and support growth….


ClearCare nabs $11M to take 1,300 home care agencies paperless

ClearCare nabs $11M to take 1,300 home care agencies paperless

June 18, 2014 11:51 am by | 0 Comments

With an aging population and out-of-control healthcare costs, home care has become seen as a bright spot — part of the solution to the problem. That’s part of the reason companies…



Stanford-originated VC firm discloses $91M for early-stage, high-tech deals

Stanford-originated VC firm discloses $91M for early-stage, high-tech deals

June 18, 2014 10:38 am by | 0 Comments

According to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, newly formed Stanford venture capitalist firm Danhua Capital raised $91.2 million. Since its founding in 2013, the fund has invested in several…


With Augmedix-Dignity Health deal, has Google Glass gone mainstream?

With Augmedix-Dignity Health deal, has Google Glass gone mainstream?

June 17, 2014 6:50 pm by | 2 Comments

Healthcare startup Augmedix raised $4.1 million for its Google Glass platform to help physicians more easily enter and retrieve data from patients electronic health records.


Lyfechannel CEO reveals insights on big data and price transparency tool

Lyfechannel CEO reveals insights on big data and price transparency tool

June 6, 2014 3:46 pm by | 0 Comments

  If you want to have a useful conversation with would-be customers to see how they would use your product, wining and dining is a good start. For Lyfechannel CEO…


Tim Draper recruits tech superheroes to school the next generation of entrepreneurs

Tim Draper recruits tech superheroes to school the next generation of entrepreneurs

June 2, 2014 5:15 pm by | 0 Comments

Noted tech investor Tim Draper is expanding what can only be described as Silicon Valley’s most unique school for aspiring entrepreneurs. The Draper University of Heroes prepares students for the the…


An early-stage startup’s guide to surviving in Silicon Valley

An early-stage startup’s guide to surviving in Silicon Valley

May 27, 2014 2:22 pm by | 0 Comments

Twitter. Dropbox. Zynga. These name brand startups are part of the revitalization of previously underdeveloped and “affordable” neighborhoods in San Francisco. However, if you are not one of the aforementioned…


Vinod Khosla takes data-better-than-doctors schtick to Stanford biomed conference

Vinod Khosla takes data-better-than-doctors schtick to Stanford biomed conference

May 25, 2014 9:00 am by | 1 Comments

One day venture capitalist Vinod Khosla gets in a fight with surfers over access to a beach with sweet waves, and the next he’s over at Stanford saying that he thinks…


Practice Fusion reveals its health data (some of it for free)

Practice Fusion reveals its health data (some of it for free)

May 24, 2014 9:22 am by | 0 Comments

The great promise of electronic health records is that they capture patient care data in digital form so that it can be studied and used to improve care. An old…


Cardiac patch to detect arrhythmias draws $17 million in Series E round

Cardiac patch to detect arrhythmias draws $17 million in Series E round

May 22, 2014 3:20 pm by | 3 Comments

Cardiac rhythm diagnostics device maker iRhythm Technologies has raised $17 million, according to a company statement, as providers try to keep patients out of the hospital, but keep an eye…