H|T: The Healthtech Times – The “threat” of AI-assisted healthcare

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Fusion Genomics receives $1 million to test genomic diagnostics platform

Healthtech startup Fusion Genomics has received $1 million to conduct a clinical study evaluating its genomic diagnostics platform.


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TechCrunch

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

Every day, millions of new medical images containing the personal health information of patients are spilling out onto the internet.


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Aspect Biosystems raises $26 million CAD in Series A for 3D printing of human tissues

Aspect Biosystems, a company that conducts 3D bioprinting of human tissues, has raised $26 million CAD ($20 million USD) for its Series A round of funding.


Artificial intelligence makes bad medicine even worse

A new study out from Google seems to show the promise of AI-assisted health care. Actually, it shows the threat.


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St. John’s Newfoundland startup Cyno signs deal with Shopify

Cyno, a virtual healthcare startup, announced at the beginning of January that it has signed a service agreement with Canadian e-commerce giant Shopify.


Cardiologs raises $15 million for AI that helps spot heart conditions

Cardiologs, a French medical technology startup that’s leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to help detect heart conditions, has raised $15 million in series A funding.


TechCrunch

One Medical’s IPO will test the value of tech-enabled startups

One Medical was valued at around $1.5 billion in its most recent, 2018-era fundraise according to CBNC, reporting that the company has since traded on the secondary markets for around $2 billion.


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Deep Genomics raises $40 million Series B for AI drug discovery platform

Toronto-based AI therapeutics startup Deep Genomics has closed a $40 million Series B. This brings the company’s total funding to-date to $61 million.


Startup building ‘living map’ for healthcare raises $50M

Komodo Health raised a $50 million funding round led by Andreessen Horowitz. The software company is building up a trove of healthcare data to drive better analytics.


Women’s health-focused provider Advantia raises $45M

Funding for the tech-enabled provider was led by BlueMountain Capital Management.


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AlayaCare closes $47.9 million CAD Series C extension, acquires Procura

Montréal-based AlayaCare, which develops AI-powered solutions for homecare providers, has closed a $47.9 million CAD extension for its Series C.


LATEST HEALTHTECH GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

3iOntario Digest presents a list of ongoing funding opportunities and other resources to accelerate health innovation.

CAN – CIHR Catalyst Grant: Addressing Musculoskeletal Conditions and Arthritis in Canadians (read more)

CAN – CIHR Inuit Research Network Development Grant (read more)

CAN – CIHR Netherlands-Canada Type 2 Diabetes Consortium – Travel Award (read more)


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Caitlin Hotchkiss

Caitlin Hotchkiss

Content coordinator, social media smartypants, wordsmith, Human Workflow™. Exists primarily on coffee, cat pictures, German dance metal, and pro wrestling. I will fight for your right to the Oxford comma.