Category Archives: Health Care

Artificial Intelligence Startups in Healthcare

CB Insights: The startups [above] have raised more than $870M in aggregate funding since 2011. This year has seen some notable deals involving companies on the map: New York-based AiCure raised $12.3M in Series A funding and London-based health services … Continue reading

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Smart Watches and Healthcare (Infographic)

How your watch will save your life Infographic by Watches2U.

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Health Care and IT: The Long Road to Wellness

“The development of our information processing industry is basically governed by longer term super-cycles… Analyses of what computational environments will facilitate can be mind-boggling. To offer just one example, health care delivery will be revolutionized by 1990, with most large … Continue reading

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Big Data and Healthcare (Infographic)

From Steve Lohr’s @SteveLohr profile of Jeff Hammerbacher @hackingdata in the New York Times On the Case at Mount Sinai, It’s Dr. Data Jeffrey Hammerbacher is a number cruncher — a Harvard math major who went from a job as a Wall Street … Continue reading

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Home Monitoring mHealth Wearable Devices 2013-2019

ABI Research: Over the next 5 years, a new generation of elderly home care services will drive wearable device shipments to more than 44 million in 2019 up from just 6 million in 2013. In 2014 alone, shipments of wearable … Continue reading

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Strata Rx 2013: Big Data in Healthcare (Video)

I look forward to reporting from the Strata Rx 2013 conference in Boston later this week. Here is the co-chair of the event, Colin Hill of GNS Healthcare, taking to Donald Berwick, MD on the role of data in health … Continue reading

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Big Data Quotes: Disruptive Innovation?

“By definition, big data cannot yield complicated descriptions of causality. Especially in healthcare. Almost all of our diseases occur in the intersections of systems in the body. For example, there is a drug that is marketed by Elan BioNeurology called … Continue reading

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