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Health

Healthcare Technology Is a Goldmine Just Waiting for Startups

By | May 23, 2017 at 4:30 pm

There is no denying the fact that technology will literally dominate every aspect of our lives from this point on. From the way in which we approach healthcare to the foods we eat, the cars we drive and even the way in which we…

Wearables

San Francisco

How the Wearable Industry Could Catch Strokes Before They Happen

By | May 15, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Get ready for the future of wearable healthcare: a University of California, San Francisco, study has confirmed last week that the Apple Watch can identify an abnormal heart rhythm with 97 percent efficiency. Here’s how it works, and why wearables are such a great…

Drones

5 Sectors Benefiting from the Surge of Drone Startups

By | Apr 19, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Venture capitalists will certainly remember the year 2015 as the “year of drone startups,” but the revolution in the ecosystem still has not reached its peak. As reported by WSJ, venture capitalists will continue to invest in drone-related pitches, especially after the last year’s…

Diversity

Chicago

Star Cunningham of 4DHealthware on Healthcare, AI, Wearables, and Diversity

By | Mar 26, 2017 at 12:45 pm

Star Cunningham is the founder and CEO of 4DHealthware, a startup that provides artificially intelligent “nudges”, SMS and email messages, to patients with chronic conditions based on data collected via 250 wearable devices like Bluetooth glucometers and activity trackers. Medicare now reimburses healthcare providers $40…

Events

New Orleans

Somavac and HABERDAShe Win Delta Entrepreneurship Network Pitch Competition

By | Mar 24, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Some people think that great companies only come from the coasts. They believe that New York and San Francisco have bogarted so much talent and capital that there’s no way anyone outside of these tech hubs could possibly create, develop, and sell something of…

Health

Great Healthcare Technology Is Designed to Disappear

By | Mar 22, 2017 at 9:15 am

Well-designed healthcare technology leads to successful care transitions and talented providers. Poorly designed tech, however, breeds only stories about its shortcomings. This rule is equally true outside of healthcare. Personal electronics with intuitive interfaces, reliable operating systems, and long-lasting batteries rarely draw ire. Sit…

Interviews

Austin

Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen on Transformative Technology for Social Good – Interview

By | Mar 17, 2017 at 4:30 pm

Entrepreneurs are not waiters. After all, why wait for technology to emerge when you can invent it. That’s how Dr. Mary Lou Jepsen approaches solving social issues with technology, just pioneer it. Mary Lou is widely known for her talent in optical engineering and…

Science

Pittsburgh

How Big Data Is Making Healthcare More Hygienic

By | Feb 24, 2017 at 12:50 pm

Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) are a serious threat to patients that can lead to extended stays in the hospital, expensive treatments or death. Patients can receive an HAI during a procedure or while using a medical device, yet in many cases these infections are preventable…

Trends

Healthcare Technology Trends to Watch Out for in 2017

By | Feb 13, 2017 at 1:10 pm

Connectivity is the name of the game in healthcare technology right now. A HIMSS 2016 survey found 52 percent of U.S. hospitals use three or more connected health technologies, which is great for improving communication, but can pose concerns for the safety of confidential information….

Trends

Digital Healthcare in 2017: Prepare for Good News

By | Dec 28, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Disruption of the healthcare industry is at a level that many predicted but few understood. Yet, here we are facing 2017, with more amazing news. Moving to a more value-based model has meant greater focus on preventative medicine, patient-centered and patient-powered care, and reduced…

Virtual Reality

How Virtual Reality Is Helping Veterans Overcome PTSD

By | Nov 11, 2016 at 12:50 pm

When soldiers return from war, there are invisible scars that follow them from the battlefield back home. Veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder could feel they are locked in a time warp and suffer intermittent moments of hell. Symptoms of PTSD may not…

Health

The American Heart Association is Bringing Real Science to Mobile Health

By | Nov 10, 2016 at 2:20 pm

Mobile health apps have enjoyed a huge surge in popularity in recent years. The rising ubiquity of mobile devices and wearable technology has pushed health technology to the forefront of the tech market, with studies from PIP Mobile Health finding almost 100,000 health and…

Virtual Reality

Los Angeles

How Deepak Chopra Is Using Virtual Reality To Improve Your Health

By | Nov 7, 2016 at 3:30 pm

In addition to being a tool for burgeoning startups and lucrative companies, virtual reality is also a great way to escape the stress of everyday life. Whether you’re whisking away to another planet or sitting by the beach, a little virtual relaxing can do…

Startups & Apps

Israel

These Are Israel’s Top MedTech and Healthcare IT Companies for 2016

By | Oct 30, 2016 at 12:45 pm

Israel has become the country of innovation. The country has more technology startups and R&D professionals than any other country in the world, which is a great indicator by itself. In the health and medicine industries, this advancement is also visible. A great example is…

Health

Phoenix

Perch Unites Healthcare and Tech For Social Good

By | Oct 28, 2016 at 2:20 pm

When talented people collaborate for good, there is bound to be an amazing result. Phoenix nonprofit CO+HOOTS Foundation, in partnership with Medical Memory CEO Lucas Felt, recently launched a new initiative called “Perch,” which aims to grow innovative health technology ideas into industry-changing solutions in Phoenix…

Opinion/Analysis

4 Industries with Unique Tech Challenges

By | Sep 8, 2016 at 8:00 pm

Technology has seen rapid improvements over the past fifteen years, making life easier for all of us. Fifteen years ago, who would have thought you could watch an NFL game live on your phone, or use Amazon to have groceries delivered within an hour? New…

Announcements

San Francisco

Shradha Agarwal Talks Proactive Healthcare at Innovate! and Celebrate

By | Sep 6, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Join Tech.Co and Consumer Technology Association (CTA) this upcoming September for the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Jose, CA. Register now to attend! If you’ve ever been to the doctor – and let’s hope you have – you understand that the process is a…