Posts Tagged: healthIT

meQuilibrium Raises $9 Million Series B Financing

Resilience training platform offers approaches to beat stress
 and build resilience for large companies and their employees Wayne, PA and Boston, MA, April 16, 2015 – meQuilibrium, an online platform that beats stress, builds resilience and promotes healthy behavior, announced that it raised a $9 million Series B financing round led by Safeguard Scientifics (NYSE:SFE) with…
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Dr. Richard Vance Named CEO at Foundation Radiology

Foundation Radiology Group, one of the nation’s largest providers of radiology services to hospitals, has capped a year of growth in 2014 by appointing Dr. Richard Vance as Chief Executive Officer and board member. The Pittsburgh Business Times covered the news here. Vance Named CEO at Foundation Radiology Group By Patty Tascarella, Pittsburgh Business Times               …
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Nashville Business Journal Profiles MyHealthDirect

Portfolio company MyHealthDirect CEO Tom Cox and senior vice president of sales and client services, Ryan Lynch speak with the Nashville Business Journal to discuss the company’s growth strategy in the digital health world. The article was originally published here. With $8 million in hand, MyHealthDirect sees room to grow in digital health world By Eleanor…
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David Jones Speaks With Health Plan Week

Health Insurers Track Startups for Ideas, Investment Amid Venture-Capital Boom By Patrick Connole, Managing Editor September 8, 2014Volume 24Issue 30 Venture capital is flowing into the digital health space at rates that by midyear 2014 had already eclipsed what was seen for all of last year, according to new industry data. That leaves health insurers to consider investments…
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Executive Predictions

Last year we asked a few people in our network to anticipate, with absolutely nothing on the line, what 2013 would bring. There is always, of course, something on the line–we dug up some of their responses in order to evaluate their performance with the benefit of hindsight. We have also roped a few more…
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The Costly One Percent

A recently released report by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, detailed medical care expenses are highly concentrated among a relatively small proportion of individuals in the United States. The report explains: The costliest one percent of patients account for 21 percent of U.S. health spending; Five percent of patients accounted for 50 percent…
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A Record Quarter for Healthcare IT

In the scheme of things, the healthcare IT industry is fairly a new one.  Over the past decade, the broader healthcare industry has recognized how IT can be integrated to create more efficient and effective processes.  With the regulatory changes that make healthIT prime for growth, VCs have recognized the investment opportunity, investing 18% more…
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Consumer Health Investment Strong in August

The August numbers are in and StartupHealth has recorded an increase in investment in consumer health companies for the month.   The monthly report shows 50 U.S.-based health tech startups raised $242 million in August, which marks just about a 1.5% increase over the same period last year when investors closed 40 deals worth $246.4 million….
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If Mobile Healthcare is the Future, Who’s The End User?

As healthcare reform mandates are being implemented and the way in which Americans are consuming healthcare changes, we take a look at the mhealth end user.  Who is using mobile health technology to manage their health and wellness? The infographic below looks at the definition of mHealth, the rising popularity of mHealth apps, mHealth user…
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HealthIT: Progress Shown, Challenges Ahead

In collaboration with the Harvard School of Public Health and Mathematics Policy Research, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released a report analyzing health information technology in the United States. The report analyzed the following areas and we’ve detailed a few key points below: Progress on adoption of electronic health records In 2012, 40% of office-based…
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