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Fitplan said it will use the funding to further develop its product experiences.
In a more patient-friendly and patient-centred way than traditional electronic medical record systems, Engaging Care is developing a SaaS and accompanying apps to bring together patients, healthcare providers and partners to be “smarter and better connected.”
Participants who wore a virtual reality headset experienced a significant reduction in fear.
With the Meditation Studio acquisition, Interaxon now offers a database of over 400 guided meditations and courses.
There are actually a lot more biotech and healthcare startup IPOs than tech offerings. In the second quarter of this year, for instance, at least 16 US venture-backed biotech and healthcare companies went public, compared to just 11 tech startups.
“All the things done well by digital health — they’re simple, fun, visual with great user experience — are still missing from most clinical visits — so it remains pretty unpleasant to be a patient.”
The US Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and IBM embarked on a collaboration aimed at providing access to “precision treatment” options to over 10,000 patients with cancer.
CMU engineers find innovative way to make a low-cost 3D bioprinter (HEALTHTECHMAGAZINE)
Starting with a MakerBot 3D printer, researchers tapped open-source hardware and software to build an affordable piece of tech that can print laboratory-grown cells on a large scale.
Stream four of the Strategic Innovation Fund will invest in initiatives that work at the intersection of data and Canada’s health and biosciences sector.
Kindly Care, which provides an elder care marketplace giving families access to over 100,000 caregivers, raised the funding from Javelin Venture Partners, with participation from MHS Capital and Jackson Square Ventures.
3iOntario Digest presents a list of ongoing funding opportunities and other resources to accelerate health innovation.
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