Patient shark tank takes much gentler approach than sharp-toothed muse

A nutrition app that tailors diets to patients’ diseases and medications to avoid adverse reactions, Nutrify shared the winners’ circle spotlight with a price transparency tool, Clear Health Costs. A tie? That would never happen on Shark Tank where winners are lionized and the losers get a lesson on entrepreneurship they never forget. Patient Shark […]

Death at 75 doc says that 1,000 hospitals need to be worried about dying too

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, a healthcare economist and bioethicist at University of Pennsylvania and an Affordable Care Act architect presented a pretty dramatic vision of how the hospital landscape and healthcare delivery will change in response to healthcare reform. He also shared some insights into the law’s design at New York eHealth’s Digital Health Conference this […]

ActualMeds raising $5M to expand medication management services

ActualMeds graduated from New York Digital Health accelerator‘s inaugural class last year with a goal of  making it easier for patients with a high risk of readmission to manage their medication. More than one year later, it’s raised two-thirds of the company’s first equity round. It plans to use the $5 million it’s seeking in […]

Devices & Diagnostics

Eric Topol calls out 6 startups that are giving healthcare power to the people

#Doctors being squeezed by many new trends in #healthcare & #tech. Via @EricTopol@NYeHealth#DHC14pic.twitter.com/5EMQKFPMlZ — Wen Dombrowski MD (@HealthcareWen) November 17, 2014 Eric Topol, the director of Scripps Translational Science Institute in La Jolla, California, shared some more details of his vision of democratized healthcare at the New York Digital Health Conference this week. In a […]