Choi Yoon-sup

What it takes to boost Korea’s digital health care

Digital technologies continually transform every industry, but one area that technological advances are forecast to impact the most in the years ahead is the global health care sector. Eyeing new opportunities, global tech companies, medical...

Is this SA startup the future of health wearables?

When South African software developer Werner Vorster’s son began suffering from these, the new father sat through long nights trying to prevent the child’s fever from spiking, to avoid further seizures. The sleepless entrepreneur came...
novartis pharmaceutical

T-Hub teams up with Novartis Healthcare to help health tech start-ups

Start-up engine, T-Hub, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with pharmaceutical major Novartis Healthcare Private Ltd (NHPL) to create and execute joint programmes to help health tech start-ups from across segments. As part of...
Orthonika

Orthonika accelerates development of total meniscus replacement and secures additional funding

Orthonika Limited, a spin-out from Imperial College London, is pleased to announce success in securing funding for development of its novel synthetic total knee meniscus replacement. The company has closed a second round of...
healthcare startups

Why Most Healthcare Startups Are Bleeding

Slow growth, difficulty in getting all the stakeholders, including consumers, on board, lack of healthcare mentors and medical professionals have made it difficult for these start-ups to take off. Deepak Tomar, Founder of HeyCare, told BusinessLine...

A likely cure for an old ailment

From doctor to diagnostic centre to pharmacy to cashier and out of the building with a bulging file of test results, prescriptions and bills, visiting a hospital often feels like being stuck in a...
rdnote digital health startup

Digital health startup RDNote gets $250K investment

New Orleans-based digital health startup RDnote has been selected by the Lafayette General Foundation to receive a $250,000 seed investment through its subsidiary Healthcare Innovation Fund. Launched through Propeller’s accelerator program and housed in the...
Health startup

Obamacare Launched A New Wave Of Health Startups. Now They’re Bracing For What’s Next

Four years ago, Noah Lang saw an opportunity in Obamacare. With an eye toward the millions of people set to purchase health insurance on their own for the first time, the 29-year-old Silicon Valley...
pharmaceutical Startup

Pharmaceutical companies and digital health startups: It’s time to get together

The healthcare startup scene is teeming with digital health innovations—novel solutions that tap technology to deliver care to patients or provide information to patients, providers, and payers. These solutions can dramatically improve outcomes, drive...
Vaxess Technologies

Vaccines Without Needles? Vaxess Technologies Is Making It Possible

A company in Boston, MA, wants to change the way that vaccines are administered, and Bill and Melinda Gates are lending them a hand to make it a reality. Vaxess Technologies, Inc. received two grants from The...