healthcare industry

H1 Insights is giving the healthcare industry the ultimate professional database

“I want to build a business which profiles every single researcher and healthcare professional in the world and I want to sell it to industry,” says Ariel Katz, the co-founder and chief executive of
Patients can’t afford for doctors to misunderstand the healthcare business

Patients can’t afford for doctors to misunderstand the healthcare business

We know there's a problem with healthcare when hospitals are paid more for treating the sick than for keeping patients well.
Google Promises to Respect Privacy as It Dives into Healthcare Business

Google Promises to Respect Privacy as It Dives into Healthcare Business

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Google CEO Sundar Pichai stated that the tech giant is setting its sights on the healthcare business and promised to respect patient

23andMe co-founder’s new startup, Precise.ly, brings genomics to India through Narayana partnership

Precise.ly, the new genomics startup launched by 23andMe co-founder Linda Avey and Aneil Mallavarapu, is taking its spin on direct to consumer personalized genomics to India through a partnership with
A billion medical images are exposed online, as doctors ignore warnings

A billion medical images are exposed online, as doctors ignore warnings

This story was reported in partnership with health news site The Mighty. Every day, millions of new medical images containing the personal health information of patients are spilling out onto the
Dismay at lottery for $2.1m drug to treat children with muscle-wasting disease

Dismay at lottery for $2.1m drug to treat children with muscle-wasting disease

Experts criticise potential emotional effect of draw to win doses of lifesaving ZolgensmaA multinational drug company that has put a $2.1m price tag on a new drug for a muscle-wasting disease that

Medigate partners with Cerner to secure medical devices and networks

Medigate, an Israeli startup working to secure medical devices and manage assets inside a hospital, has partnered with the medical information technology juggernaut Cerner on services and support for

Applying big data analytics to patient records, OM1 offers insights to hospitals and pharma

OM1, a big-data analytics company for the healthcare industry, has raised $50 million in its latest round of financing to expand its sales and marketing and product development activities as it brings

Healthcare-focused venture firms are forming a best practices group for securing health data

Some of the nation’s top healthcare-focused venture capital firms are banding together to form an advisory council with the technology security certification provider, Hitrust, to create best

Mindstrong Health hires leadership team with all-star tech product experience

Mindstrong Health is tackling one of the most difficult challenges in healthcare: Severe mental illness, commonly referred to as SMI in the healthcare industry. The startup, founded in 2013 by Paul
The female problem: how male bias in medical trials ruined women's health

The female problem: how male bias in medical trials ruined women's health

Centuries of female exclusion has meant women’s diseases are often missed, misdiagnosed or remain a total mysteryFrom the earliest days of medicine, women have been considered inferior versions of
UCLA now has the first zero-emission, all-electric mobile surgical instrument lab

UCLA now has the first zero-emission, all-electric mobile surgical instrument lab

Electrification in the automotive industry isn’t just about consumer cars: There are plenty of commercial and specialist vehicles that are prime candidates for EVs, including in the healthcare
We all want to live the good life – but how can we afford it?

We all want to live the good life – but how can we afford it?

Britain could have great healthcare, fair welfare and environmentally friendly transport networks if excessive rents weren’t starving the economyA 21st-century life costs too much. At least, the
DIY drugs: should hospitals make their own medicine?

DIY drugs: should hospitals make their own medicine?

If pharmaceutical companies rapidly inflate the price of their products, is there an alternative? One Dutch chemist thinks so. By Chris Stokel-WalkerWhen a pharmaceutical company raised the price of
DIY drugs: should hospitals make their own medicine?

DIY drugs: should hospitals make their own medicine?

If pharmaceutical companies rapidly inflate the price of their products, is there an alternative? One Dutch chemist thinks so. By Chris Stokel-WalkerWhen a pharmaceutical company raised the price of
Badass millennial women are supercharging startup investments

Badass millennial women are supercharging startup investments

Across the political, social and economic stage, women’s issues are finally receiving heightened attention and priority. What’s driving so much positive change?
GoodRx is coming for subscription prescription services with the launch of GoodRx Care

GoodRx is coming for subscription prescription services with the launch of GoodRx Care

Several months after discreetly acquiring the online prescription service HeyDoctor, GoodRx is launching a new service based on the acquisition, GoodRx Care, and offering a direct challenge to online

Spanish startup Elma gets $3.2M for a digital-first health insurance play

Insurtech startup Elma has closed a €3 million (~$3.2M) Series A funding round led by Mangrove Capital partners to build out a digital-first health insurance business starting with Spain, its domestic
'Medication or housing': why soaring insulin prices are killing Americans

'Medication or housing': why soaring insulin prices are killing Americans

Price gouging and other barriers to accessing insulin are symptomatic of a broken healthcare system, and demonstrate the need of systemic reforms, diabetes advocates argueJada Renee Louis of Newport
US healthcare is booming. So why do one in five workers live in poverty?

US healthcare is booming. So why do one in five workers live in poverty?

Employment in the industry is projected to grow, but women – particularly women of color – are being left behind“One of the biggest challenges is explaining that you are not a maid. That your job is