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Former UnitedHealthcare CEO's tech-savvy payer startup Bright Health raises $80M

Minneapolis-based tech-savvy payer <b>Bright Health</b> has raised $80 million in a round led by Bessemer Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates …

Goodbye waiting rooms: How to get health care online

Too busy for a trip to see a health care provider, or live really far away from one? Using a telemedicine service (a.k.a. a “virtual visit” with a …

Physiology

Healthcare Startup Imedilane Raises $40,000 In Angel Funding

Imedilane, a healthcare startup has raised $40,000 in angel funding from Mahendra Patel, an ex-army officer, and businessman Nilender …

Forget fitness, this wearable tracks your emotions

A new wearable called Feel wants to be a high-tech mood ring for your wrist.<p>Although it doesn't change colors like a traditional mood ring, the …

How to Make Electronic Health Records an Asset Instead of a Burden

<i>HBR STAFF</i><p>This fall, athenahealth launched a campaign called “Let Doctors Be Doctors.” The target of the campaign’s ire, the thing standing in doctors’ way, was the electronic health record, or EHR. It really struck a nerve: The associated video has been viewed 25,000 times, a corresponding hashtag …

Health Care

“Unsexy Plumbing,” Integrated Data And The Future Of The Healthcare System

Jason T. Andrew Contributor<p>Jason T. Andrew is the CEO of Limelight Health.<p>Healthcare, like so many other sectors of the economy, is being transformed by technology. The changes are most obvious at the front end of healthcare, where health payment solutions, data analytics tools, telehealth, …

Digital Health

Health apps you need to know

Health apps: they’ve become ingrained in healthcare and society, and there are currently more than 165,000 of them available, according to a recent …

How this startup got its simple diabetes test to market faster by leaving Canada

As a graduate student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Montrealer Michal Depa wasn’t satisfied with working on technology to analyze …

Virginia Health System to Use An App to Treat Headaches

November 20, 2015 - A Virginia-based health system is using the headache as the entry point for a patient engagement platform that could reduce …

How Ableton's Link technology will change collaboration

<b>It’s been 32 years since MIDI was introduced as the standard for connecting musical devices.</b><p>In that time the technology has developed to let software …

Integrating Care At Every Point Along A Patient’s Surgical Journey

In the United States, the full continuum of care before, during, and after surgery is expensive, fragmented, and associated with a high number of …

Japan is running out of people to take care of the elderly, so it's making robots instead

Don Emmert/AFP<p>Countries around the world are grappling with how to care for a growing population of elderly people.<p>The percentage of the US …

Robotics

How emerging consumer and professional healthcare trends are driving interest in wearable devices

BI Intelligence<p>The wearables technology market —which includes smartwatches and fitness trackers — continues to grow, but nagging questions remain: Where and how will these devices be used? Will they live up to the hype that they will transform consumers’ lives? Proponents compare their potential …

Apple is finally killing off Beats Music

Engadget reports that people who were still using the Beats Music streaming service noticed an updated support page informing them that the service would shut down on November 30.<p>There's no need for Apple to operate two music-streaming services, so it makes sense for the company to force customers …

'BioPhone' can do pulse-tracking even when it's in your pocket

Don't like wearing fitness trackers? You might find this new study dubbed "BioPhone" by a group of scientists from MIT's Media Lab interesting, then: they're exploring the possibility of using commercially available phones to monitor your heart and breathing rates, even if the devices are in your …

YouTube Music is a great music-video app _ if you pay up

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you were going to reinvent MTV for a mobile generation, you'd probably come up with something like YouTube Music. It's a …

SoundCloud Launches Dedicated Creators App "Pulse"

SoundCloud Pulse was designed as the creator-focused companion to SoundCloud's existing official app.<p>Key features include:<p>Reply to comments on tracks …

Athenahealth CEO predicts 'healthcare Internet' in five years | FierceHealthcare

Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush foresees a "healthcare Internet" in place within five years.<p>"The lion's share of routine healthcare will be ... …

Your.MD Scores $5M For Its AI-Driven Health Assistant

Your.MD is on a mission to improve the way we seek health-related, namely self-diagnosis, information online. If you’ve ever tried to google your symptoms, you know it’s not for the faint hearted. The U.K. health startup wants to change that via its ‘smart health assistant’ app for …

Artificial Intelligence

Facebook Starts Paying Video Creators, Is In Talks With Record Labels

Official word came yesterday that Facebook is adding ads to some videos and has begun to pay creators as much as 55% of revenue. So far, it is …

I Don’t Want My MTV: the Business of Cover Songs on YouTube - VideoInk

The launch of MTV coincided with my time as a TV critic for a Seattle-area daily newspaper. I remember it well from The Buggles’ “Video Killed the …

7 Music Myths New Bands Should Avoid

I just turned 32: That means I’ve been doing music for exactly 22 years since I first picked up an instrument (the drums, in case you were …

Interview: Music Supervisor Amanda Krieg Thomas Talks Sync Licensing

<i>Original Post Written By Kevin Cornell On TuneCore Blog</i><p>While TuneCore Music Publishing Administration is here to help you collect worldwide royalties …

5 Cloud Storage Options for Musicians

When searching for the optimal cloud storage platform for your music, a few important factors must be considered prior to selecting a provider. For …

Apple Music puts a human face on the mess that music’s become

Apple’s big idea for transforming the way we experience music is bringing a personal touch — and a simple, unified platform — to the tangled technological mess that music’s become in 2015. Apple Music is classic Apple: putting a human face on technology that threatens to overwhelm us.<p>Tim Cook …

The second revolution

WHEN Apple bought Beats, best known for making bright-coloured headphones, for around $3 billion last year, many wondered what the technology giant …

Apple Music