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All things great & small in HealthTech

Here are some of my favorite links.

Why CEOs Should Push Back Against Short-Termism

75% of the U.S. stock market is held by buy-and-hold investors who are actually interested in the long-term.

CRISPR advances are coming fast. Here’s your guide

STAT's CRISPR Trackr lists studies from research journals, company announcements, and pre-prints, chosen because they reported a key advance in either the genome-editing technology or the diseases that might be treated with it.

Tech companies should stop pretending AI won’t destroy jobs - MIT Technology Review

No matter what anyone tells you, we’re not ready for the massive societal upheavals on the way.

The Race for the Quantum Computer - OpenMind

The US leads the race for the quantum computer, a machine capable of solving some problems thet couldn't be solved until today by using new algorithms

Early-stage health tech investment is getting squeezed | VentureBeat

At the end of Q3-2017, Crunchbase famously reported that projected near-term global venture “deal and dollar volume” would revisit “post-Dot Com highs.” The numbers matched up. Q3-2017 was the fourth consecutive quarter of growth for both deal and dollar volume, surpassing previous highs reached in…

How blood-testing startups are pitching themselves after the Theranos scandal - MarketWatch

“The first reaction from both investors and customers when they hear what we can do is, ‘Gee, that sounds a lot like Theranos, how are you different?’”

Deciphering China's Artificial Intelligence Dream

In March 2018, I have read an article about the new Artificial Intelligence Arms Race which has been on my interests radar for a few years. What was new, was that this article referred to a paper from the Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford.

2018 Midyear Funding Review: Digital health déjà vu in yet another record breaking half | Rock Health | We're powerin...

2018 Midyear Funding Review: Digital health déjà vu in yet another record breaking half | Rock Health | We're powering the future of healthcare. Rock Health is a seed and early-stage venture fund that supports startups building the next generation of technologies transforming healthcare. | We're powering the future of healthcare. Rock Health is a seed and early-stage venture fund that supports startups building the next generation of technologies transforming healthcare.

How Will Amazon, Google, Microsoft Impact EHR Interoperability, FHIR?

Amazon, Google, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, and Salesforce entering the healthcare area can have a significant impact on EHR interoperability standards including FHIR, impacting the EHR market.

Here's what Walmart says about non-traditional companies moving into healthcare | Healthcare Finance News

David Hoke, who focuses on healthcare for the retail giant, said he's never seen anyone code empathy and for that reason warns developers against being seduced by AI.

Here's what Walmart says about non-traditional companies moving into healthcare | Healthcare Finance News

David Hoke, who focuses on healthcare for the retail giant, said he's never seen anyone code empathy and for that reason warns developers against being seduced by AI.

With big-name backing, a startup launches to match cancer patients with clinical trials

The company is betting a smartphone app can help close the gap between patients seeking experimental treatments and cancer centers ready to offer it.

Initial code of conduct for data-driven health and care technology - GOV.UK

This publication is licensed under the terms of the Open Government Licence v3.0 except where otherwise stated. To view this licence, visit nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3 or write to the Information Policy Team, The National Archives, Kew, London TW9 4DU, or email: psi@nationalarchives.gsi.gov.uk.

Health-tech sector seen generating significant value over the next decade - Livemint

There is also tremendous opportunity in the relatively under-explored healthcare ‘enabler’ space

Beyond Dr Google: the search for health in a digital world | UNSW Newsroom

Professor Deborah Lupton, UNSW's newest hire under the SHARP program, will explore how digital health technologies, big data and self-tracking apps are changing the way we manage our health.

If you could redesign U.S. healthcare, how would you do it?

In my mind — and many policy experts would agree — the current model of healthcare in the US is fundamentally broken and needs to be replaced. But if we’re doing away with the current model, then…

If you could redesign U.S. healthcare, how would you do it?

In my mind — and many policy experts would agree — the current model of healthcare in the US is fundamentally broken and needs to be replaced. But if we’re doing away with the current model, then…

This DIY Tech Could Lead to $100 Ultrasound Machines

Researchers produce a new kind of transducer that could dramatically decrease the cost of ultrasound machines and bring the tech to remote locations.

Arguing the Pros and Cons of Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare

As artificial intelligence begins to permeate healthcare, stakeholders are faced with a number of tough questions around the ethical, legal, and clinical implications of these advanced tools.

Tokenization Of Healthcare Data Could Revolutionize The Industry's Future

Tokenization of health data is a multibillion-dollar industry, but according to the HIT Foundation the use of the blockchain will transform the industry, putting control back into the individual's hands as to who can access their information.

Why do digital health startups keep failing?

The “move fast and break things” approach that works in tech doesn’t translate well to healthcare. Instead, digital health startups should try need-driven innovation.