Pear Sports, the Irvine, California-based activity tracking and audio coaching company, has raised an additional $821,000 according to an SEC filing, the beginning of a hoped-for $3 million round. Investors weren’t disclosed, but the funding could possibly be from the Running Specialty Group (RSG), a subsidiary of shoe retailer Finish Line. RSG disclosed in a statement […]

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Physicians who meet with patients via direct to consumer telemedicine services are just as likely to prescribe antibiotics as those who conduct in-person visits, according to a study conducted by Rand Corporation. The study was published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine. The study examined health plan claims from 1,725 patients who used telemedicine service […]

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Accelerator at athenahealth adds 3 new companies, opens up Texas location From Mobil Health News

by Admin 05.28.2015

Health IT vendor athenahealth has announced the second class in its relatively new accelerator program, called More Disruption Please (MDP). MDP launched last September and now has six portfolio companies, three based in San Francisco and three in Boston. MDP companies receive seed funding, office space, and mentorship from athenahealth along with access to athenahealth’s […]

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MC10, University of Rochester to test stretchable medical sensors, develop predictive health analytics From Mobil Health News

by Admin 05.28.2015

The University of Rochester has teamed up with Cambridge, Massachusetts-based medical sensor company MC10 to test the company’s BioStamp platform in clinical settings and help it develop its disease-specific algorithms for predictive health analytics. The partnership’s efforts will be led by the school’s Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, but various researchers at the university […]

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