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Why the evolving healthcare services and technology market matters | McKinsey on Healthcare

Services and technology have become the fastest-growing profit pool in the healthcare industry over the past five years, a trend driven by the …

Mainstream Impact Investing - Reports - World Economic Forum

3.2 Impact Investment Ecosystem: The Landscape Today<p>In order for the impact investment market to reach its potential, the ecosystem will need to …

Venture Capital Deals Of The Week: Goldman Sachs Bets On Used Cars, Telemedicine

Welcome to Seeking Alpha’s Venture Capital Deals of the Week. Follow this account and turn on the e-mail alert to receive VCDeals in your inbox on …

Homework App Knowbox Raises $100M in Series C Round

Edtech Business<p>Homework App Knowbox Raises $100M in Series C Round<p>Apr 27, 2018<p><b>KNOW-IT-ALL:</b> Homework management app Knowbox has raised $100 million in …

The Future of Tourism: Ian Yeoman at TEDxGroningen

Looking to invest? We’ve curated a list of great Asian startups (5 new ones added)

Photo credit: 123RFHere is a list of startups in Asia that are raising money either from angel investors, venture capitalists, or via token sales. We …

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Harvard Business School Digital Initiative

01<p>Technological advancements have made it possible to imagine sports competitions of a very different variety than those we enjoy today. With so many …

Preventing a million diabetic foot amputations

Every 20 seconds someone, somewhere on the planet, loses a foot due to diabetes. Foot ulcers are the starting point of more than 80% of these …

The One Minute Startup Pitch Template

There is no shortage of startup contests where competitors have one minute to pitch their companies. Yet there are just a few resources for learning …

Digital nomads are hiring and firing their governments

The nation state has survived wars, plagues, and upheaval, but it won’t survive digital nomads, not if people like Karoli Hindriks have something to say about it. Hindriks is the founder of Jobbatical, a platform that allows digital nomads to find work in other countries and helps with the …

How Digital Health Care Can Help Prevent Chronic Diseases Like Diabetes

Diabetes is one of the most pervasive and expensive chronic diseases: It affects an estimated 30.3 million people in the United States and costs a staggering $245 billion per year to treat. In addition there are 84.1 million adults in the United States with high blood sugar levels in danger of …

The case against hospital beds

Two summers ago, I opened The New York Times Magazine and saw a startling centerfold ad that seemed to foretell the future: a sweeping panoramic image of people relaxing and strolling in Central Park, overlaid with large block text that read, “IF OUR BEDS ARE FILLED, IT MEANS WE’VE FAILED.” You …

Health Care

The next precision medicine breakthrough is about apps, not EHRs

Hospitals such as Beth Israel Deaconess and Providence St. Joseph Health are building their own apps to transform the future of personalized care.

Digital Health

Epic's rival EHR vendors say they too are making the 'CHR' switch

Cerner, athenahealth and eClinicalWorks said they are incorporating new data types, such as social determinants, population health and precision …

Fighting physician burnout: How tech can undo the damage done by EHRs

When it comes to doctor burnout, technology is both the problem and a potential solution.<p>“Let’s not dance around it – we all know how much the …

Elsevier Commits To Revive Indian Healthcare System

<i>Dr. John Danaher, Elsevier is a prominent healthcare expert with a comprehensive background as an educator, entrepreneur, and respected physician. At</i> …

Voice interfaces will revolutionize patient engagement

The healthcare industry is abuzz over consumer engagement and empowerment, spurred by a strong belief that when patients become more engaged in their own care, better outcomes and reduced costs will result.<p>Nevertheless, from the perspective of many patients, navigating the healthcare ecosystem is …

Digital Health

Why Should Patients Control Their Health Data? Here Are A Few Ideas.

Lately, healthcare organizations have begun working to give patients more access to their personal health data. They’ve concluded that the more …

Exclusive: This Digital Health Firm Is Assembling an All-Star Roster of Biopharma Vets

Omada Health has accomplished a rare feat in the crowded world of digital health hopefuls: it’s backed up lofty claims with actual results, helping …

How stevia may help to control blood sugar

An increasing number of people are opting for more healthful alternatives to sugar, and stevia has become a popular choice, particularly among people …

IT Execs, Academics Unveil Big Data Startup Advanced Logic Analytics

The company, which has been in research and development since 2015 while building its analytics, Big Data and compliance solutions spanning multiple …

Arrow Executive: IoT Is 'The Next Evolution Of Opportunity' For The Channel

Jeth Harbinson, director of Internet of Things business development at Arrow Electronics, said he has seen the IoT market "explode" over the past 12 …