Shari Langemak

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Six Truths Digital-Health Entrepreneurs Need to Know

The fix for the health-care system and our country's rising deficit is counting on digital and life-science entrepreneurs to join forces.<p>With billions of dollars at stake, the U.S. health-care system offers entrepreneurs a tremendous opportunity to shake up one of the most complex sectors of the …

These 8 digital health M&A deals stood out in 2014

If you take a look at the 40 mergers and acquisitions in digital health this year, many were by or for startups, according to a StartUp Health report …

Which companies were the biggest digital health investors in 2014?

It was a banner year for digital health startups, according to a new report from StartUp Health this week. It calculated that $6.5 billion has been …

5 digital health trends you'll see in 2015 - CNN.com

<b>(Mashable)</b> -- 2014 has been a huge year for health tech. According to digital health incubator StartUp Health, digital health funding in the first three quarters of 2014 has already surpassed $5 billion, close to double what was invested in all of 2013 ($2.8 billion).<p>"Digital health funding for the …

The Ideas That Shaped Management in 2014

We look forward to the annual task of putting together an end-of-year reading list to keep you busy over the holidays. It gives us an opportunity to look back over all of the ideas and advice we published during the year and see what patterns emerge. We consider which ideas we think will have the …

For Leaders, Looking Healthy Matters More than Looking Smart

Every year around this time, people make resolutions to improve their lives and careers. The most common of these typically involve health-related goals such as quitting smoking or losing weight. The next most common might be career goals like finding a new job or getting a promotion. While we tend …

Psychology

Why even engineers think working from home is a bad idea

It seems intuitive that engineers and computer scientists would prefer working from home, since tasks like writing complex computer code require intense, solitary focus. But a debate started on Y Combinator’s Hacker News, the popular forum for tech types, has raised the question of whether, despite …

Remote Working

Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

In my ten years as an executive coach, I have never had someone raise his hand and declare that he needs to work on his emotional intelligence. Yet I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard from people that the one thing their colleague needs to work on is emotional intelligence. This is the …

Prediction: Health wearables to save 1.3 million lives by 2020

Smart wearable devices may help save 1.3 million lives by 2020, according to a prediction made by Switzerland-based firm Soreon Research. According …

Survey: 43 percent of millennials want access to patient portals on their smartphones

Forty three percent of millennials prefer to access patient portals on their smartphones, according to a Harris Poll survey conducted online for …

Digital Health

FitAd aims to be mobile health app, wearables-focused ad network

Apple made headlines earlier this year when it announced that health app developers that pulled shared data from other apps via Apple's HealthKit</b> …

Digital Health

Round-up: 31 FDA clearances for digital health in 2014

This year, MobiHealthNews covered many digital health milestones, including four IPOs, about $2 billion in funding, 33 merger and acquisition deals, …

How Big Data Will Transform Our Economy And Our Lives In 2015

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Deven Parekh is a managing director at Insight Venture Partners where he manages investments in e-commerce, consumer Internet data, and application software businesses on a global basis.</i><p>The great Danish physicist Niels Bohr once observed that “prediction is very difficult, especially …

Big Data

2014 New Drug Approvals Hit 18-Year High

2014 was a good year for pharmaceutical innovation – the best, in fact, since the industry’s all-time record of 1996. FDA approved a total of 44 drugs – 39 by CDER, and 5 by CBER (Exhibit 1). As usual, this total excludes imaging agents (i.e., Lumason and Neuraceq), and only includes the biological …

Pharma