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BetaKit has rounded up a non-exhaustive list of some of the grants available right now.
MediSeen Recommends: ‘Suki, this patient needs a follow up’: An AI startup backed by Salesforce chief Marc Benioff is trying to build an Alexa for doctors
A startup that’s founded by a former Google and Motorola executive is working on building an Alexa-like assistant for doctors. Still in pilot, the company has already raised $20 million.
Patients in Waterloo Wellington will have access to the Waterloo Wellington LHIN Dash MD mobile app later this year.
Its telemedicine platform uses virtual robots as online doctors and nurses.
Casetabs, which provides cloud-based surgery coordination technology, received the funding from Neuterra Capital and Evolution Financial Group.
The round included participation from Google’s AI-focused venture fund.
The plan is to offer a centralized stop for doctors to monitor both electronic medical records and regular monitoring from Fitbit’s devices.
Organizations looking to invest in connected health initiatives must focus on tactical goals and flexible technology.
For women who want to track their cycles to determine when they are most likely to get pregnant, the Ava bracelet is a game-changer. The bracelet–a Fitbit for fertility—collects data as a woman sleeps and determines her most fertile days with almost 90% accuracy.
A life sciences firm run by a top VC and a cofounder of Alphabet’s life sciences arm, just raised its biggest fund yet
Foresite Capital, a multi-stage healthcare and life sciences investment firm, raised $668 million in a capital commitments.
JLABS and Fuckup Nights Toronto are hosting a special event where three health and life sciences innovators will share their professional failure stories and lessons learned in 10 minutes.
- When: May 31 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
- Where: JLABS (661 University Avenue, Suite 1300, MaRS Centre, West Tower, Toronto)
- How: Get tickets here