Articles from August, 2013

Electronic monitoring helps nurses boost hand-washing compliance

Fierce Health IT  |  August 30, 2013

Category: Healthcare, Portfolio Companies, Sector Specific

Electronic monitoring helped to dramatically improve hand hygiene among nurses in Canada, according to research published this month in the journal Computers, Informatics, Nursing.

Five Things You Don’t Know About Health Care Reform

Businessweek  |  August 21, 2013

Category: Healthcare

Insurance sign-ups are just around the corner for millions of Americans under health-care reform, yet there’s still much people don’t know about this landmark legislation, particularly those changes occurring over the next decade inside hospitals, clinics, and doctors’ offices.

Ortho Kinematics Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance to Expand into Cervical Spine

Reuters  |  August 15, 2013

Category: Portfolio Companies

Innovative VMA diagnostic technology now available for both back (lumbar) and neck (cervical) assessments.  

So you want to be a venture capitalist?

Venturebeat  |  August 13, 2013

Category: Venture Capital

You’ve always wanted to be a VC. Maybe it’s the diversity of deals and the industry that attracts you. Maybe it sounds sexy. You are probably armed with a freshly minted MBA and some experience in finance and/or technology. However, …