Melbourne healthtech startup HealthKit, which has created a practice management system for private practices and a health management platform for patients, has raised $1.6 million in a Series A round led by a Melbourne-based family office investor, with participation from existing investors.
Slingshot has today announced the startups taking part in its first HCF Catalyst accelerator, a program focused on innovation in the health tech sector.
Sydney healthtech startup CancerAid aims to improve cancer care by helping patients track their treatment
Whether you’re in for a broken arm or surgery, being in hospital is often scary. For people with cancer – and their families – the endless parade of doctors and treatments can be downright terrifying. There are countless, often time-sensitive decisions to be made and wading through all the medical terminology to understand all the options is difficult.
Melbourne startup HealthKit is a practice management system and directory collecting valuable health data
Another startup making waves in the space is HealthKit, which targets both health practitioners and their patients through various products.
Google Flu Trends may have failed, but MedTech startup AIME has uncovered the secret to predicting viral disease outbreaks
What’s been lacking in healthcare industries worldwide is technology that can decipher environmental data and predict areas at risk of viral disease outbreaks. A US-headquartered startup AIME uses artificial intelligence to do just that, with its first focus being dengue fever, a tropical mosquito-borne disease.
Given the public healthcare sector is in a state of flux, there are a number of startups in the private sector (both locally and globally) playing a significant and constructive role in health promotion. Locally, one of the fastest growing HealthTech startups is Fitgenes.
Franz Och, one of Google’s top computer scientists and Head of Google Translate is moving on from the company in pursuit of something more ambitious – conquering death. Och is joining the team at San Diego-based genetics startup Human Longevity as Chief Data Scientist.
Ignitions Labs, a Sydney-based accelerator for niche technologies, has launched its 2013 medical technology program; and will be supporting four medical technology startups that are prime examples of the creativity offered by Australia’s medical entrepreneurs.
The Ignitions Labs 2013 program, an accelerator for early stage health and medical technologies, will close applications on the 28th July for its highly competitive, intensive business development program.