Articles from October, 2013

Ortho Kinematics Launches New Physician Web Portal

Press Release  |  October 24, 2013

Category: Portfolio Companies

Ortho Kinematics‚ Inc. (OKI), a privately held healthcare diagnostic company focused on spine imaging informatics, announces the launch of an online portal that provides spine surgeons with a simple way to access the company’s flagship diagnostic product, the VMA (Vertebral …

Ortho Kinematics on the Today Show – “The Technology of the Future”

The Today Show  |  October 21, 2013

Category: General, Portfolio Companies

Dr. Nancy Synderman of the Today Show touts the Ortho Kinematics VMA as the “Technology of the Future” in the fight to better diagnose and treat back pain.

SwipeSense is in the Final 3 for the Wall Street Journal’s Startup of the Year

Wall Street Journal  |  October 17, 2013

Category: General, Portfolio Companies

The Wall Street Journal has selected its top three contenders for Startup of the Year!

LDR Holding Shares Rise After IPO Raises $75M

ABC News  |  October 9, 2013

Category: Portfolio Companies

Shares of LDR Holding climbed Wednesday after the surgical implant maker’s initial public offering raised $75 million before expenses.

The Rise of Fat Venture Capital

Andrew Chen  |  October 9, 2013

Category: Venture Capital

Reinventing the VC industry …

3 Hot Health IT Investment Opportunities

Venturebeat  |  October 4, 2013

Category: Healthcare, Sector Specific, Venture Capital

Health IT is hot, and it’s about time. Investors and entrepreneurs alike are flocking to the sector that once seemed insurmountable, yet is desperately in need of imagination, creation, and disruption.

How to Design a Bundled Payment Around Value

Harvard Business Review  |  October 3, 2013

Category: Healthcare

The traditional fee-for-service reimbursement model is widely acknowledged to be a major driver of escalating health care costs. Because it rewards the volume of treatments, not the medical outcomes produced, it offers no way for the industry to reward its …

5 Hot Startup Opportunities Created by Health Care Reform

Venturebeat  |  October 1, 2013

Category: Healthcare, Sector Specific

 A key provision of the Affordable Care Act is going into effect today as statewide insurance exchanges open up around the country. But that’s just the latest in a series of changes to the U.S. health care system that will …