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A startup that makes a new iPhone ultrasound device, whose chief medical officer used it to diagnose his own cancer, just raised $250 million

A portable ultrasound that can fit into your pocket could help make strides in increasing the accessibility of healthcare and decreasing the time it takes to get a quick diagnosis.
Cigna CEO David Cordani.

One of the largest health insurers in the US is launching a $250 million venture fund

Cigna on Wednesday launched a $250 million venture fund, called Cigna Ventures.  Cigna Ventures will be tasked with finding startups and growth stage companies in healthcare, specifically with focuses on analytics, digital health, retail, and managing and delivering care.

A Costa Rican company just went public and is set to disrupt an outdated breast implant industry

Costa Rica-based Establishment Labs, maker of Motiva Implants, is gearing up for FDA clinical trials after going public last week.
Flatiron Health founders Zach Weinberg and Nat Turner.

$1.2 billion startup Flatiron Health is leaving the Flatiron neighborhood behind as it amps up its cancer technology

BI PRIME: Flatiron is moving into a 108,000 square-foot space at One SoHo square, a space that's almost twice the size of its current office at 250 Fifth Ave.

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: MEDITECH taps Arcadia to strengthen EHR offering — VA awards 1Vision $260 million telehealth deal — UnitedHealthc...

MEDITECH is collaborating with Arcadia Healthcare Solutions to strengthen its population health management offering by integrating new data into its EHR system.

A legendary Silicon Valley VC thinks we’re gearing up for a fundamental change in healthcare

Bill Gurley, a general partner at Benchmark Capital who has made a name for himself backing companies like Uber, Snap, Twitter, and eBay, thinks change is coming to the healthcare industry.

A startup backed by Bill Gurley wants to fix one of the most frustrating things about the doctor’s office

When it comes to healthcare, some of the communications tools used may seem a bit dated.

Former Google exec Vic Gundotra had a ‘painful’ two-year process working with the FDA — and other startups should pay attention

Vic Gundotra joined AliveCor with the confidence of a tech industry veteran. Then he learned the reality of competing in a tightly regulated business.

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Stanford uses AI to diagnose pneumonia — OIG plans to audit telehealth payments — Roche acquires lab analyti...

Stanford researchers developed an AI that can diagnose pneumonia in patients more accurately than human radiologists.

The GOP healthcare fight is creating a lot of uncertainty around health startups that flourished under Obamacare

The Senate and House bills, if one should pass into law, could drastically change the healthcare environment that the companies got their start in.