CHENNAI: For a state that is a hub for medical tourism, Tamil Nadu figures low as a healthcare innovation and R&D hub. Barring medical devices manufacturing, it has lost out to neighbours Telangana and Karnataka. However, industry trackers say there are green shoots. Most experts TOI spoke to pin their hopes on the IIT-Madras ecosystem. It houses both a healthcare incubation facility (Healthca…….
Category: Health tech
Health Tech: Latest in layoffs – Axios
Happy Friday, Health Techies!
👀 Situational awareness: Bausch Health abandoned IPO plans for its Solta skin-care business after its recent IPO of eye-care spinout Bausch + Lomb fell short of expectations. The latter, once evaluated by PE as a carve-out opportunity, was viewed as a bellwether of future public offerings.
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Amazon accessibility researcher says inclusion of people with disabilities is ‘lacking’ in health tech – STAT
SAN FRANCISCO — Something as simple as getting a Covid-19 test can be complicated for Joshua Miele, a principal accessibility researcher at Amazon. Miele is blind. When he got his rapid test results at the STAT Health Tech Summit in San Francisco on Tuesday morning, the clinician handed a sheet of paper with his result not to Miele, but to a sighted STAT reporter standing beside him.
The top 10 women leaders of health tech – Becker’s Hospital Review
From big corporations to fast growing start-ups, women executives in the health tech industry are making a mark in their organizations. Twenty-five such leaders have been honored by the Healthcare Technology Report as exceptional in the healthcare software industry.
The May 23 report named 25 women who work in healthcare software as industry leaders from a list of hundreds of nominee…….
Trisotech Heads Top 5 Best Health Tech Companies to Watch in 2022 – Imaging Technology News
March 8, 2022 — Trisotech, a leading provider of Intelligent Business Automation-as-a-Service, today announced it has been named as one of the 5 Best Health Tech Companies to Watch in 2022 by The Silicon Review Magazine.
“As a founding member of the BPM+ Healthcare community of practice, an open ecosystem devoted to improving national and international health, Trisotech helps advan…….
VC and PE share health tech sandbox – Axios
With access to public markets shut down and a resetting of valuations in digital health and tech-enabled health care, expect more private equity and venture capitalists to team up on the M&A front, panelists at HPE Miami 2022 say.
What they’re saying: “The next 12 to 18 months will see a massive level of consolidation,” one panelist says, speculating that every SPAC public comp…….
3 signs a health tech company won’t be a good partner for your hospital – Becker’s Hospital Review
When it comes to health tech partnerships, hospitals have a seemingly endless list of startups and companies from which to select. Becker’s talked to three hospital executives to determine red flags that reveal a company is not partnership material:
It doesn’t have a genuine mission. Companies are not partnership material if they are “mostly focused on the art of the sale and not on the ov…….
Houston health tech startup raises $16M series A round – InnovationMap
A team of Houston nurses was awarded the 2022 American Nursing Association Innovation Award last month for an engaging training tool that has already helped their peers locally and in sub-Saharan Africa become better equipped at performing essential medical skills.
Michael Pickett, Jaime Choate, and Jeannie Eggers with Texas Children’s Hospital along with Marilyn Hocken and Tadala Mulemba…….
Health tech developers want to help you sleep – Axios
Venture capitalists are amping up their bets in sleep and movement tracking, according to a new PitchBook report.
Why it matters: Startups and tech giants have been working on fitness and sleep devices for roughly the past decade, and today, affluent consumers have their pick of Oura rings, Whoop bands, Apple Watches and Google Nests.
Flashback: Wearables have been popular for ages,…….
HHC teams up with Calif. health tech company to offer membership-based primary care services – Hartford Business
Hartford Healthcare has announced that it has teamed up with a San Francisco-based healthcare technology company to offer a new, membership-based primary care option in the Nutmeg State.
The partnership is with One Medical, which bills itself as a membership-based and technology-driven primary care platform. It offers a mobile app that helps schedule in-person…….