Articles from January, 2013

Three VCs See New Opportunities as Changes Roil Venture Industry

Xconomy  |  January 24, 2013

Category: Venture Capital

There are a lot of dismal stats in a wrap-up of 2012 venture capital activity from the National Venture Capital Association that is making the rounds. As we’ve reported, total VC investments declined nationwide last year by 10 percent from …

Telehealth to Reach 1.8M Globally by 2017

January 22, 2013

Category: Sector Specific

An estimated 1.8 million patients will be treated through telehealth worldwide by 2017, according to a new report from market research firm InMedica.

The Moneyball Strategy is the Future for Venture Capital Firms

Venturebeat  |  January 10, 2013

Category: Venture Capital

Traditional venture capital invests with a “gut” feeling approach, and as VentureBeat’s Christina Farr recently put it, “Relying on gut feeling simply isn’t good enough anymore”.

Digital Health Market Soars as Consumers Take Control of their Bodies

Venturebeat  |  January 8, 2013

Category: Sector Specific

Count Tyrone Rugen from The Princess Bride wisely said, “If you haven’t got your health, then you haven’t got anything.” While he is an unsavory, six-fingered coward, his point that good health underlies everything is an important one.

Digital Health Funding Up 45% in 2012

Fierce Health IT  |  January 8, 2013

Category: Sector Specific, Venture Capital

Last year was a banner year for digital health, and in 2013, it can only get better as the trends in healthcare are increasingly digital-based. In 2012, tech companies poured $1.4 billion into digital health companies, a 45 percent increase …

Worldwide Telehealth Market to Grow 55% in 2013

Fierce Mobile Healthcare  |  January 1, 2013

Category: Sector Specific

Fueled by healthcare reform aimed at reducing in-patient costs and post-acute care strategies designed to reduce readmissions, the worldwide telehealth (remote patient monitoring) market will grow by 55 percent in 2013 in terms of device and service revenues, according to …

Top 10 Healthcare Trends in 2013

The Camden Group  |  January 1, 2013

Category: Healthcare

The move to fee-for-value continues, and 2013 will prove to be a transformational year as healthcare organizations transition into a new era in healthcare. There will be budget constraints, new care models, shortages of clinicians, and the expansion of Medicaid …