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angelMD Issues a Call for Physician Enrollment

angelMD Issues a Call for Physician EnrollmentPhysicians wanting to become members of angelMD are now able to do so.

angelMD – a so-called “investment marketplace” that aims to connect physicians with medical startups looking for investments, advisers, and users – says physicians can now “bypass the waitlist” that has been in place since angelMD first launched one year ago.

“The upgrade and opening of membership comes after the angelMD team has made substantive improvements based on work with investors and startups since the site went live 12 months ago,” a provided statement to mHealthWatch reads.
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What’s Up, Doc? It’s Fevered Growth in Health IT

What's Up, Doc It's Fevered Growth in Health ITHealth IT vendors are tearing it up. It’s the latest growth area, according to a new report by Mercom Capital. Mercom says the booming industry has logged its first $1 billion quarter in venture capital (VC) funding and is “smashing totals from the entirety of 2013.”

According to EHRIntelligence “population health management, clinical analytics, mHealth, and practice management companies were among the most popular with investors, who see ample opportunity for health IT products to supplement EHRs, improve patient outcomes, and address operational gaps in struggling healthcare organizations.”

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mHealth App Expands to Create Health Network

With $10 million worth of funding, RunKeeper is evolving from a simple mobile app dedicated to tracking runs to a social network designed to tie the many facets of health and fitness together into one platform.

Jason Jacobs, the CEO and co-founder of RunKeeper, said, “On the one hand, it’s very powerful to track, measure and learn from each part of your health, but the flip side is the more these point systems proliferate, the more fragmented the experience becomes,” concluding, “…something has to be the glue to tie all these systems together and provide a central view.” The goal of RunKeeper is to be just that.

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