Tag Archive: rock health

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    by Angie Chang

    So You Want To Be An Angel Investor?

    Healthcare startups are unique in that they offer double-bottom line benefits, cash and social impact. The same goes with angel investing in healthcare.

    By Dana Rosenberg (Director of Business Development, Rock Health)

    Last month, Rock Health and Fenwick & West hosted the first of a workshop series on angel investing for clinicians — Rock Health Angels — dedicated to educating doctors and other healthcare professionals on angel investing.

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    by Angie Chang

    Rock Health: Ideas We’d Like To Fund

    We want to solve the biggest problems in healthcare.

    By Halle Tecco (Founder & CEO, Rock Health)

    Applications for Rock Health’s fifth class are open!

    You bring the startup and we’ll provide the funding ($100K), strategic partnerships, and operational support to help you succeed.

    What do we look for? Big ideas backed by smart and driven entrepreneurs, with a sustainable and scalable business

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    by Angie Chang

    6 Women Entrepreneurs Starting Startups To Improve Your Health

    Technology has enabled a new wave of healthcare startups.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    The healthcare industry is overdue for improvement, from tracking expenses to mobilizing health-minded services with new technology. Health startups are being incubated and accelerated by organizations like Rock Health and Startup Health. In fact, PITCH SF 2013 Startup Competition finalist Wendy Nguyen, CEO and co-founder of HealthyOut, is being incubated by Blueprint Health in New York this winter/spring.

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    by Angie Chang

    Women In Healthcare Startups (Infographic)

    From Pokitdok to AliveCor, from Cake Health to Rock Health, female founders are emerging in the health tech space.

    By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

    In a recently released infographic, Rock Health reported that young women practicing medicine are more likely to shoulder the obligations of child and family care. They are also likely to face obstacles like self-confidence issues, time constraints and inability to connect with senior leadership. Education and skills are not often seen as obstacles.

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    by Angie Chang

    Healthy Apps And Eating Tips For Thanksgiving

    Pittsburgh nursing professor Lora Burke discussed research findings that suggested individuals using a food tracking app with notifications or suggestions to eat healthier actually had an easier time doing so.

    By Amy Puliafito (Research & Marketing Manager, Rock Health)

    Odds are you have a hefty meal in your future. Here are some tips and apps that might help offset the holiday 5!

    Health Tip #1 – Eat early.

    Data collected with Massive’s Health Eatery app suggest that eating earlier may help you make healthier eating choices.

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    by Angie Chang

    XX In Health: A Retreat For Women In Healthcare

    As in many sectors, healthcare has a dearth of women leaders.

    By Ariel Schwartz (Senior Editor, FastCompany’s Co.Exist)

    Just 4% of healthcare CEOs are women even though they make up 73% of medical and health services managers.

    And according to health technology startup accelerator Rock Health, just three VC-backed digital health tech startups that raised at least $2 million in 2012 had female CEOs.

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    by Angie Chang

    3 Female Digital Health CEOs You Should Know

    Meet three female CEOs of digital health companies that received over $2 million in venture funding recently.

    By Amy Puliafito (Research & Marketing Manager, Rock Health)

    Earlier this week, Tuesday, October 16, 2012 was Ada Lovelace Day, a day dedicated to supporting the accomplishments of women in technology and technology policy. Ada Lovelace is considered by many to be the world’s first computer programmer.

    To celebrate, we are profiling three outstanding

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    by Angie Chang

    "I’m On A Boat!" – The Rising Fleet Of Startup Incubators

    What’s next after a boat? With a goat? On a plane? On a train? In a tree? Seems like a lot of incubators if you ask me.

    By Lisa Suennen (Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Psilos Group)

    I was hanging out with Tom Rodgers of Cambia Health the other day and we were discussing the seemingly unrelenting trend of the formation of new technology incubators and accelerators, designed to help catapult the weird and wonderful ideas of entrepreneurs into actionable companies.

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    by Angie Chang

    Change Healthcare Like A Boss

    Apply to join Rock Health by Sunday, September 16 @ MIDNIGHT.

    By Amy Puliafito (Research & Marketing Manager, Rock Health)

    Hey health startups: there are only a few days left to apply to Rock Health. You bring the brains, killer idea and team, we’ll help you out with a $100,000 investment, office space, operational support, mentorship and access to a top-tier group of partners.

    Now’s the time to jump into the world of digital health.

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    by Angie Chang

    Women In Healthcare Technology: “We Need A Healthcare Revolution!”

    The commonality between these four female CEOs of health tech companies is easy – play a role in the revolution of the healthcare technology industry.

    By Radostina Stoycheva (Business Development, SweetWater Health)

    The healthcare system is broken and we all know it. So what are we doing about it? Or more specifically, what are women doing about?

    Most recently, Rock Health has been rounding up women in health with their “xx in health” week. The statistics speak for themselves – women make up 73% of medical and health services managers, but only 14% of healthcare VC partners and 4% of healthcare CEOs.

    We spoke with four women in charge of health technology companies. We raised some questions

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    by Angie Chang

    Rock Health: Ideas We’d Like To Fund

    Rather than see the EMR market as closed, slow or incompetent, we’re looking for people providing key technology on top of an EMR – an Amazon of Healthcare, so to speak.

    By Halle Tecco (Co-Founder & Managing Director, Rock Health)

    Applications for Rock Health’s fourth class open next week! You bring the idea and team, and we’ll provide the funding and support to turn your startup into a success.

    What do we look for? Big ideas executed by smart and driven entrepreneurs, to really move the needle in healthcare. Ideas should be addressing large problems in the system, with a business model that is sustainable and scalable.

    Here are a few examples of ideas we’d like to see: