Combining data analytics and healthcare raises interesting questions of ethics. In a context where consumer data are an increasingly valuable currency globally and concerns for individual privacy becomes widespread, what is 23andMe’s situation?
Natural Cycles is a natural fertility tracking app and the first and only digital contraception app to receive regulatory approval (certified in Europe and FDA-cleared in the US). It’s disrupting big pharma birth control by replacing “the pill” and has raised $38.5M in venture capital so far.
Ditch the old dumbbells at gym and embrace intelligent workout system at home.
Health Catalyst is a rare story of success in the difficult area of cataloguing and translation of healthcare data into actionable insight.
Data-analysis to reduce healthcare costs and improve employee retention
In 2013, Under Armour took a big bet in the data technology space and acquired a suite of companies worth over $700m. Kevin Plank, CEO of Under Armour, aimed that data-driven technology would lead Under Armour to generate up to $7.5bn of revenue by fiscal year end 2018. Will his bet pay off?
In 2013, Athenahealth launched the “More Disruption Please” (MDP) program, a platform that brings together entrepreneurs, investors, clinicians and industry experts to discover new ways to improve healthcare. The MDP Accelerator invests in startups through the MDP program and provides the resources and customer access to help these start-ups scale up and succeed. These start-ups partners with Athenahealth to provide solutions through the Athenahealth Marketplace. Currently the Athenahealth partners provide healthcare solutions in seven major areas, including acquisition and engagement, administrative, billing, care management, efficiency tools, medical records, and provider tools.
Optum Health helping to improve the healthcare system by developing industry-leading data analytics software.
CrowdMed aims to help those who suspect they have a rare disease, perhaps were misdiagnosed, or simply want a second opinion provide the story of their health problem to a community of experts.
Introducing data collection through emerging technologies to innovate in the heavily regulated space of insurance companies