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Two-thirds of Americans willing to share health data with researchers From Mobil Health News

by Admin 11.25.2014

According to a new survey from Truven Health Analytics and NPR, 68 percent of American consumers are willing to share health information with researchers, but this group of people is more likely to be wealthy, well-educated, and young. Truven surveyed 3,000 Americans via landlines, mobile phones, and the web, with the group filtered by generation, education level [...]

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Crowdfooding launches to help match food-focused startups to investors From Mobil Health News

by Admin 11.25.2014

Recently, Crowdfooding, an online service that aims to match food-focused entrepreneurs, including some health-focused startups, with experienced investors launched a beta version of their website. The service has created a database of accredited investors who have funded different types of food companies, including specialty food, groceries, food delivery, and food and tech, which includes nutrition apps [...]

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Study: 19M fitness wearables in use today, to triple by 2018 From Mobil Health News

by Admin 11.25.2014

About 19 million wearable fitness devices are in use worldwide this year, according to a new report from Juniper Research, and that number is expected to nearly triple by 2018. Juniper predicts that market will continue to be dominated by designated fitness devices, but that smartwatches with fitness capabilities will gradually begin to eat away [...]

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LabCorp, Envision lead $15 million investment in remote patient monitoring company Vivify Health From Mobil Health News

by Admin 11.25.2014

Plano, Texas-based remote patient monitoring company Vivify Health has raised the first tranche of funding in what the company expects to be a $15 million round. Strategic investors Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (LabCorp) and Envision Healthcare Holdings were the primary investors in the round, which follows on the company’s $7 million round of funding led [...]

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