HealthUnlocked, UK’S Largest Social Network for Health, Expands to the US

HealthUnlocked

HealthUnlocked, the leading social network for health related information in the UK, today announces its official launch in the  U.S. The digital health company, founded in 2010 by CEO Jorge Armanet and Chief Medical Officer Dr Matt Jameson Evans, is one of the fastest growing startups in the UK health tech sector, growing exponentially since 2011 and last month received three million site visits. HealthUnlocked already provides NHS Choices’ user-generated, interactive content via the
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Symplur Unveils Social Healthcare Intelligence Platform, Symplur Signals

Symplur Unveils Social Healthcare Intelligence Platform, Symplur Signals

Today, Symplur, LLC unveiled their new social healthcare intelligence platform called Symplur Signals in Paris at the Doctors 2.0 & You conference last month and is targeting July 14th as the official launch date. Known was the highly popular Healthcare Hashtag Project, Symplur maintains the largest database of healthcare related Twitter conversations in existence. Large healthcare organizations, academic institutions, and medical associations wishing to gain business intelligence or to
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Wearables: A Solution Searching For Problems?

Wearables_A Solution Searching For Problems

Wearables, devices used to sense data and process it into information, are generating quite the buzz in healthcare these days. But down the line, does that buzz come with a sting? In Wearable Tech News, Tony Rizzo reports wearable technology spending predictions of $50 billion by 2018. He also reports on a ground-breaking, glucose-sensing contact lens for diabetics that will be a “true solution for a very real medical problem that affects hundreds of millions of people.” By 2016,
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Validic Expands Digital Health Ecosystem by 44% with Infometers Acquisition

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Validic, the healthcare industry's premier technology platform for accessing digital and mobile health data, announced today the acquisition of Infometers Inc., a Silicon Valley-based technology company that connects remote healthcare monitoring devices to the healthcare system. With this acquisition, Validic's digital health ecosystem increases 44% enabling Validic clients – including hospitals, physicians, payers, pharma and wellness companies – greater access to key patient data from
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Rock Health: Digital Health Funding Breaks $2.3B In First Half of 2014

Rock Health: Digital Health Funding Tops $2.3B In First Half of 2014

Digital health funding totals $2.3B in the first half of 2014 according to recent 2014 Midyear Digital Health Funding Report by Rock Health. Rock Health, provider of full-service funding to promising entrepreneurs breaking into healthcare today released their 2014 Midyear Digital Health Funding Report, an in-depth analysis report of digital health funding in first half of 2014. The report found funding of digital health companies continued to grow overall, totaling $2.3B in the first half of
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Stupid Cancer CEO Says Digital Health Innovators Must Seek, Incorporate Patient Input to Succeed

Stupid Cancer CEO Says Digital Health Innovators

Matthew Zachary, patient activist and founder and CEO of Stupid Cancer says digital health innovators must seek and incorporate patient input to succeed. In May 2014, my firm, Enspektos, LLC held a unique 3-day all-Web conference, digihealth pulse Virtual 2014 (DHPV 2014).  During the event, more than 25 innovators, entrepreneurs, patients and others came together to provide useful and actionable insights, data and advice to health executives who attended the conference.  DHPV 2014 was
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FDA Unveils Draft of Social Media Guidance for Pharma Companies

FDA Unveils Draft of Social Media Guidance for Pharma Companies

After five years, the FDA finally issued social media guidance outlining how drugmakers and medical device makers should utilize social media for their products/services. The guidance was issued to ensure that the information provided by pharma related companies is accurate and will help empower patients to make better informed decisions managing their health. 
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16 Healthcare Gamification Startups to Watch in 2014

Healthcare Gamification Startups

  An in-depth look at sixteen of the most promising healthcare gamification startups to watch in 2014 and beyond. Video games aren't just for kids anymore. The earliest gaming consoles kept players stationary and sedentary, and thus became an object of concern in a world of rising obesity rates, diabetes and other health scares. But then came games that required players to move -- to participate with their physical bodies. That opened up a whole new world of gaming that is quickly morphing
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The Future of Biosensing Wearables Report by Rock Health

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The Future of Biosensing Wearables research report by Rock Health encompasses an in-depth review of the current landscape of wearables, how products evolve into narrower use cases (by improving functionality, reliability, and convenience), and business models for wearable companies in the face of technology giants Apple and Samsung moving aggressively into digital health.
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