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As EVP, Séguin will lead Dialogue’s expansion and will act as chief of staff, overseeing administrative functions such as finance, talent, and investor relations.
“M&A in the US home healthcare space heats up. Health insurance giant Humana, PE firms, acquire Curo for $1.4 billion.”
– Daniel Warner, MediSeen CEO and founder
Video consultation service Doctor on Demand raised $74 million so everyone can see a doctor anytime(TECHCRUNCH)
The funding was led by Goldman Sachs and Princeville Global, with participation from others.
Digital health was a sector called out for “rebounding,” jumping from just one deal in Q4 2017 to six in Q1 2018, while total quarterly financing reached $28 million ($22 million USD) for the quarter.
Dr. Breanne Everett makes smart shoes that can prevent injuries to diabetics’ feet.
Doxper, which allows clinicians to instantly digitise case sheets using a smart pen and encoded paper, raised the funding from Vidal Healthcare.
Even though industry leaders consider physical health and fitness to be important to high performance and success, it is ironic that many founders neglect their own self care.
Most people tend to think of CRISPR as a groundbreaking gene-editing technology that can hunt down and snip away bits of DNA, like the cut and paste function on a keyboard. While many research projects tend to emphasize the potential of that process in replacing target bits of genetic material, for Mammoth Biosciences, the search function is the real game changer.
Speech-recognition tech has clinicians talking about time savings (HEALTHTECHMAGAZINE)
Healthcare organizations are using voice-driven tools to improve workflow and combat physician burnout.
The Waterloo-Wellington LHIN is investing in Toronto startup Dash MD to have the company customize an app that gives patients digital access to discharge instructions and community connections.
3iOntario Digest presents a list of ongoing funding opportunities and other resources to accelerate health innovation.
CAD – Online Referencing Solution (read more)
CAD – Spark Program 2018 Call for Innovations (read more)
CAD – Co-Development of Behaviour Change eHealth Solution (read more)
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