Johnson & Johnson opening another JLABS accelerator in South San Francisco

Life sciences giant Johnson & Johnson Innovation announced the opening of a fourth JLABS accelerator in South San Francisco that will accommodate up to 50 startups that span the healthcare landscape. It’s the fourth JLABS to open, following an original location in San Diego, a second in Boston and another San Francisco proper. Another is […]

Teva, Philips pouring $25M into new Israeli health tech incubator

Israeli drugmaker Teva Pharmaceuticals and the healthcare arm of Netherlands-based Royal Philips have launched a new health tech incubator in Israel called Sanara Ventures – investing more than $25 million in the project over eight years. The incubator’s meant to house and seed startups in the med tech space, according to the Israeli newspaper Globes. It says it’s looking […]

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

By leveraging real-time data that offers unprecedented insights into physician behavior and patient outcomes, companies can gain a competitive advantage with prescribers. PurpleLab®, a healthcare analytics platform with one of the largest medical and pharmaceutical claims databases in the United States, recently announced the launch of Alerts which translates complex information into actionable insights, empowering companies to identify the right physicians to target, determine the most effective marketing strategies and ultimately improve patient care.

athenahealth expands accelerator with two new investments, new location in SF

Cloud-based EHR vendor athenahealth is expanding its More Disruption Please accelerator with investments in two new companies and the opening of a new location in San Francisco. In addition, Massachusetts-based athena said it will partner with the Health Information Trust Network, better known as HITRUST, to offer its accelerator companies “verified security assessments” on HIPAA […]

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California non-profit picks up new class of startups hoping to (finally) transform women’s health

Five startups have been selected to join the incubator program at The Fogarty Institute, an education nonprofit based in Mountain Valley, Calif., that mentors medical innovators. Four out of five of these companies–First Pulse Medical, Materna Medical, InPress Technologies and Medical Cue–are attempting to innovate in the maternity/women’s health field. President and CEO Ann Fyfe […]