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Why Startups are Better Off in the U.S. than the U.K.

Why Startups are Better Off in the U.S. than the U.K.

This article succinctly describes the comparative disadvantages for healthcare startups in digital and connected health operating under the U.K.’s National Health Service compared with the more extensive opportunities inn the U.S.  In short, “To sell to the NHS, a vendor must first become an approved supplier by getting on one of the lists the government [...]

August 17, 2015 | Reply More
TripleTree Blog: “Connected Health is the Rx for Healthcare Innovation”

TripleTree Blog: “Connected Health is the Rx for Healthcare Innovation”

By Scott Donahue and Spencer Evenson “TripleTree has been evangelizing Connected Health’s impact in the broader healthcare landscape for years.  We continue to use our sponsorship of the WLSA and our iAwards program to not only recognize Connected Health’s brightest innovators, but also keep a close eye on developing trends and technologies.” Read the full blog here!

July 15, 2015 | Reply More
“Rock Health: $2.1B in digital health funding so far this year”

“Rock Health: $2.1B in digital health funding so far this year”

Wow!! It looking like 2015 will be another successful year for digital and connected health investments. We will see great technologies emerge in the healthcare industry. “The year so far has seen 136 digital health investment deals over $2 million, for a total of $2.1 billion in funding according to Rock Health’s mid-year report. Rock Health [...]

July 7, 2015 | Reply More
MetroConnect Prize Awards Funds to 15 San Diego Companies

MetroConnect Prize Awards Funds to 15 San Diego Companies

WLSA’s Rob McCray and Molly Cogan served on the selecting committee for this year’s San Diego MetroConnect Prize, presented by JP Morgan Chase & Co. The 15 companies, ranging from small to medium, are all looking to further develop business opportunities in the U.K., China, Japan, Germany, Canada, and Australia. The companies are Airstrip, Applied [...]

July 1, 2015 | Reply More
FDA continues on the pathway of smart deregulation of medical devices based on risk assessments

FDA continues on the pathway of smart deregulation of medical devices based on risk assessments

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to exempt 120 medical device classes from its premarket notification and review requirements, making it substantially easier for companies to market the devices. – See more at: http://www.raps.org/Regulatory-Focus/News/2015/06/30/22812/FDA-Exempts-120-Medical-Device-Types-from-Most-Regulation/#sthash.FZI2ob5Z.dpuf

July 1, 2015 | Reply More
“American Academy of Pediatrics supports telemedicine, but only if PCP-led”

“American Academy of Pediatrics supports telemedicine, but only if PCP-led”

Rob McCray’s comment on the MobiHealth News article, “American Academy of Pediatrics supports telemedicine, but only if PCP-led”   “Read all about it: ORGANIZED MEDICINE OPPOSES DIRECT CONSUMER ACCESS TO (OTHER) DOCTORS! As a headline this would not be very newsworthy. It is scintillatingly ironic that medical societies, which are responsible for the inefficient fragmented [...]

June 30, 2015 | Reply More
Medical Product Regulation Change [Infographic]

Medical Product Regulation Change [Infographic]

The U.S. is in need of a modernized process for bringing new medical products and drugs to the market. Let’s explore how Open Outcomes Based Regulation could possibly be the next step in innovative healthcare solutions. Share This Infographic On Your Site

May 5, 2015 | Reply More
“Effective Use of Mobile Technology from CellTrak® Improves End-of-Life Care for Patients at Grace Hospice”

“Effective Use of Mobile Technology from CellTrak® Improves End-of-Life Care for Patients at Grace Hospice”

The use of CellTrak technology has significantly improved the level of care given to Grace Hospice patients. The consumer centric program they have implemented aims to look beyond just the medicine to focus on the person as a whole. ”Grace Hospice strives to provide levels care that exceeds industry standards in every category. In most cases, [...]

April 29, 2015 | Reply More
Press Release: Sentrian Wins American Telemedicine Association’s Innovation Award for its Remote Patient Intelligence Platform

Press Release: Sentrian Wins American Telemedicine Association’s Innovation Award for its Remote Patient Intelligence Platform

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ – Sentrian™, the Remote Patient Intelligence™ Company aspiring to eliminate all preventable hospitalization, announced today that the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) has named the Sentrian Remote Patient Intelligence platform (Sentrian RPI) the 2015 winner of the association’s President’s Award for Innovation in Remote Health Care. The ATA award is given to [...]

April 24, 2015 | Reply More
In Quest for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, Scandu and Zensor Join Forces to Form Team

In Quest for $10M Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, Scandu and Zensor Join Forces to Form Team

It has been announced that medtech company Scandu Inc., and Zensor, have come together to create Team Scandu/Intelesens in hopes of receiving $10 Million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE. This competition sponsored by Qualcomm is a 3.5 year global contest in which teams develop a consumer-focused mobile device. CEO of Scandu, Walter de Brouwer explains, “The challenge [...]

April 15, 2015 | Reply More