Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry

October, 2019
Source: CB Insights

Digital Health 150: The Digital Health Startups Redefining The Healthcare Industry

The most promising 150 private digital health startups working to transform the healthcare industry with new models of primary care to emerging tech solutions for providers. Read more…

Meet Chicago Inno’s 2019 50 on Fire

September, 2019
Source: Chicago Inno

Meet Chicago Inno’s 2019 50 on Fire

Chicago tech is officially on 🔥. Today, we’re announcing the 50 people and companies that are heating up Chicago tech in our annual 50 on Fire list. We invite this year’s winners and their team, friends, family—and anyone that wants to network with Chicago’s startup community—to join us Nov. 14 at Moonlight Studios to celebrate the 2019 […]

Fintech Fundbox Raises $176 Million to Lend to Business Using AI

September, 2019
Source: Bloomberg Technology

Fintech Fundbox Raises $176 Million to Lend to Business Using AI

Fintech Fundbox Inc. has raised $176 million in a new funding round from investors including Allianz SE and General Catalyst. The company plans to announce the funding on Tuesday, along with a new $150 million credit facility. A Fundbox spokesman said the new round valued the company at between $500 million and $1 billion, but would not disclose the exact […]

Corvia Medical taps PhysIQ for remote monitoring in interatrial shunt study

September, 2019
Source: https://www.massdevice.com/corvia-medical-taps-physiq-for-remote-monitoring-in-interatrial-shunt-study/

Corvia Medical taps PhysIQ for remote monitoring in interatrial shunt study

Corvia Medical said it launched a heart failure device trial that will include the collection and analysis of data with PhysIQ’s continuous remote monitoring platform. The Phase III trial is designed to evaluate the efficacy of Tewksbury, Mass.-based Corvia’s interatrial shunt in patients with heart failure. The randomized, controlled, double-blinded study includes plans to provide patients […]

Sheba Medical Center partners with startup to offer new telemedicine programme

September, 2019
Source: MobiHealthNews

Sheba Medical Center partners with startup to offer new telemedicine programme

Israel’s Sheba Medical Center and Telesofia Medical, provider of personalised videos that aim to improve patient engagement, are introducing a telemedicine programme to help cancer patients talk to their doctors straight from their homes, enabling oncologists to better monitor their condition and offer support. The initiative is starting as a pilot in the oncology department […]

Chicago Tech Companies Raised $215M in August

August, 2019
Source: American Inno

Chicago Tech Companies Raised $215M in August

Chicago tech and startup companies raised at least $215 million in venture capital throughout the month of August, according to data compiled by Chicago Inno. The month’s fundings were led by SpotHero, which raised $50 million, and LanzaTech, which raised $72 million. August’s venture capital fundings were significantly up compared to July’s. Last month, Chicago tech and […]

Young Athletes are Injured at Increasing Rates; Physimax Wants to Change This

August, 2019
Source: CTech by Calcalist

Young Athletes are Injured at Increasing Rates; Physimax Wants to Change This

Tel Aviv-based Physimax Technologies Ltd., a company that uses computer vision and machine learning technologies to create personalized training programs for athletes, wants to help fight what is becoming a growing concern in professional sports: overuse injuries. Read more

Protenus completes $17M Series C round, led by LTP with participation from Providence Ventures

August, 2019
Source: PR Newswire

Protenus completes $17M Series C round, led by LTP with participation from Providence Ventures

Healthcare Embracing New Era of Compliance and Analytics BALTIMORE, Aug. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Healthcare compliance analytics company Protenus today announced a $17M investment from some of the country’s top healthcare technology investment firms, to keep up with growing customer demand and to continue partnering with health systems that aim to take a more innovative approach to maintain compliance. Founded […]

32 Million Patient Records Hacked In The H1 Of This Year

August, 2019
Source: News ZMR

32 Million Patient Records Hacked In The H1 Of This Year

Over 32 Million patient records were hacked from January 2019 to June 2019. That is over 2 times the 15 Million medical records hacked in all of last year, claims Protenus (healthcare analytics firm). As per the firm, the number of revealed incidents increased to 285 in the H1 of 2019, and the venerable trend […]