Louisville, Kentucky-based XLerate Health has announced its latest class of seven startups. This is only the third cohort to go through XLerate’s 13-week course, which kicks off August 3rd and runs through the end of October. “We have a stellar set of teams, many of which have seasoned founders/entrepreneurs,” Bob Saunders, XLerateHealth’s chairman and co-founder, said […]

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The US Department of Defense may soon start using smartphone-based diagnosis tools to detect traumatic brain injuries in soldiers on the battlefield. According to a post on its “Armed with Science” blog, the DoD is working with Bethesda, Maryland-based Brainscope to put its FDA-cleared Ahead 200 device into action. Currently, it takes a CT scan to definitively […]

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At Internet of Things hearing, industry groups petition Congress for light regulatory touch From Mobil Health News

by Admin 07.30.2015

Yesterday the US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee held a hearing about the Internet of Things, and though the conversation was broad and far-reaching, mobile health and healthcare connectivity did hold some floor time. Both Morgan Reed, executive director of ACT The App Organization and Gary Shapiro, CEO and President of the Consumer Electronics Association, spoke […]

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Healthbox adds 10 startups to new Chicago next class From Mobil Health News

by Admin 07.30.2015

Digital health accelerator Healthbox has added ten companies to its next accelerator, which will be located in Chicago. This is the fourth program Healthbox has run in Chicago and its 14th programs overall. Healthbox partnered with insurance company Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC) and Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare to launch the class. Since launching the accelerator in 2012, Healthbox has […]

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