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Digital Healthcare Innovator Inovalon Files For Year'S First Healthcare Ipo
HealthcareNews

Inovalon, Inc., the Bowie, Maryland located cloud-based analytics and Big Data tech provider for healthcare had filed for an initial public offering on the 30th of last month, according to SEC filing, thus becoming the first healthcare technology IPO of 2015. Inovalon is seeking $500M in an initial public offering,

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Digital Health Witnessed Startling Influx Of Funding In 2014
Data ScienceNews

Rock Health, the full-service seed fund provider that supports startups working in health technology, has revealed through a year end study that 2014 saw venture funding for digital health companies surpass $4.1 billion, almost the total of all three prior years combined charting a 125% YoY growth in funding compared

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How To Avoid Holiday Weight Gain With Data Management
Data Science

You know it’s that time of the year when High Street soundtracks remind you that “tis the season to be jolly”. Christmas beckons, and without sounding too much like Grinch, I’d like to say that festive cheer doesn’t come without some guilt-free, feel-good face-stuffing, but that usually results in me

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Greatcall Link – An App To Give Family Caregivers Peace Of Mind
Machine LearningNews

Leader in mobile health and safety solutions for active ageing- GreatCall has partnered with AI company Automated Insights to keep caregivers informed about their loved ones with an app called The GreatCall Link. The app provides a personalized narrative summary of their whereabouts over a week. Family and friends can now

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Health And Fitness Data Company Strava Gets $18.5M Strong Impetus With Backing From Sequoia Capital
HealthcareNews

Strava, an app that tracks cycling and running activities via GPS, has landed $18.5 million in Series D funding led by Sequoia Capital. The round also saw participation from existing investors Sigma West and Madrone Capital Partners. Michael Moritz, Chairman of Sequoia Capital will be an adviser to Strava. “Strava

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The Fight Against Ebola May Have An Ally In Data Science, Believe Experts
Data ScienceHealthcareNews

Big Data may play a key role in impeding the recent outbreak of the Ebola virus according to experts in Data Science. Jai Vijayan while writing for Information Week explains its the unlikely channels are opening up to fight the spread. WHO’s predictions for this week, of 70% fatality rates

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Apple Health: The Next Frontier In Health Data?
Healthcare

Consumer electronics firm Apple hit the headlines recently with the launch of high-profile products like the iPhone 6 at its annual keynote speech. One less prominent facet of the keynote, however, was the rolling out of a new app, “Health”, which it calls “an entirely new way to use your

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Vivametrica Launches Health And Fitness Data Aggregator For Actionable Insights Into Your Wellbeing
HealthcareNews

Vivametric are aiming to take the digitisation of healthcare to a whole new level. They’ve developed an open source platform which pools data from wearable fitness trackers, enriches it with health data, and examines it through research-proven analysis to assess and predict health status. Founder and CEO, Dr. Richard Hu

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Mint Labs - Using Data To Map Your Brain
HealthcareInterviews

We met up with Vesna Prčkovska, Co Founder of Mint Labs. Mint Labs develops visualization and image manipulation software for the virtual dissection of white matter structures of the brain. The company provides imaging marker quantification for longitudinal studies, across population and across time. Who are you? My name is Vesna Prčkovska

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