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The Canadian winners included André Bertram, CEO of HelpWear, which is creating a 24/7 at-home, clinical-grade ECG monitor worn on a patient’s wrist or arm.
Two 21-year-olds believe they’ve got a tech that can save big pharma billions.
Amazon said it will buy small online pharmacy PillPack, a move that will put the world’s biggest online retailer in direct competition with drugstore chains, drug distributors, and pharmacy benefit managers.
The funding was led by Creandum, with participation from existing angel investors.
GE narrows focus to power, aviation in latest revamp <(WSJ)/h4>
Chief Executive John Flannery, whose first year on the job saw a sharp decline in GE’s stock price, said General Electric Co would spin off its health-care division and sell its ownership stake in oil-services company Baker Hughes.
AARP’s personal investment was $60 million into a broader, $350 million collaboration called the Dementia Discovery Fund (DDF), as part of an effort to kick off its own “Disrupt Dementia” campaign.
Fuzzy Pet Health allows customers to send text, pictures, and videos to a vet at any time, then receive real-time medical help.
Demystifying security for infrastructure as a service in healthcare (HEALTHTECHMAGAZINE)
Providers must improve layering and environment monitoring to ensure the safety of protected health information.
The online store will be ready in early fall in anticipation of recreational cannabis legalization on October 17.
Moov’s app organizes sessions to focus on specific needs such as feeling in control, managing time, sleeping better, and de-stressing.
3iOntario Digest presents a list of ongoing funding opportunities and other resources to accelerate health innovation.
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