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Consumer Health Tech Market Outlook for 2020 | Robert Garber, 7Wire Ventures

Health Tech Feb 20, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH 7Wire Ventures is a venture fund that invests in early-stage healthcare companies that are focused on connecting with the healthcare consumer — kind of like one of the most successful companies in its portfolio, Livongo, which went public in 2019. Robert Garber, a partner with… Read More »

Health IT 2020: Patient engagement, human-centered tech, interoperability

The beginning of this new year sees keen healthcare industry observers looking forward to get a handle on what health IT will bring in the months ahead. Healthcare IT News asked Dr. Tashfeen Ekram, chief medical officer and co-founder at patient engagement technology vendor Luma Health, to offer his observations on health IT for provider organizations… Read More »

Health tech funding snapshot—Bright Health scores $635M; Oak HC/FT invests in behavioral health – FierceHealthcare

Interoperability challenges are a major headache for healthcare organizations. One Tennessee startup is tackling the issue with products that can patch together disparate healthcare systems without extra coding or IT help. The startup, Bridge Connector, scored $ 5 million in funding led by hedge fund billionaire Jeff Vinik, who owns NHL team Tampa Bay Lightning. Additional… Read More »

A bunch of people in tech are setting resolutions to spend less time using tech

Getty Images One of the most common resolutions this New Year’s? For many of us, it’s to spend less time staring at a screen, and far more pursuing new hobbies and personal relationships that don’t involve technology. Somewhat ironically, a CNBC search found that top social media sites including Twitter and Facebook are littered with… Read More »

What to expect from the cutting edge of science and tech in 2020

From anti-ageing drugs to self-driving cars and long-lost human ancestors, New Scientist experts reveal what the biggest science stories will be in 2020 Earth 18 December 2019 By Donna Lu , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Alison George and Debora MacKenzie NASA/GSFC/Reto Stöckli, Nazmi El Saleous, and Marit Jentoft-Nilsen Our distant relatives Alison George… Read More »

Tech and health care need their own ‘Hippocratic oath’ – STAT – STAT

When a whistleblower revealed the details of Project Nightingale, a collaboration between Google and the Ascension health system, he or she also surfaced critical flaws in the ways that health care and tech work together. As part of the deal, Ascension, a nonprofit Catholic hospital system that operates in 21 states, gave Google access to… Read More »