• Fitbit Makes Acquisition to Enhance Health Care Service Offerings

    7 monthes ago - By Fortune

    In an effort to bolster its offerings to health insurers and corporate wellness plans, Fitbit is acquiring health care startup Twine Health.
    Twine's service connects people with chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension with coaches and doctors who then craft plans to help them follow healthier lifestyles. Fitbit, which announced the acquisition on Tuesday, will let users add data from its wearable devices for tracking physical activity, sleep and other vitals to Twine's service.
    The startup is headed by Dr. John Moore, who will join Fitbit as medical director. When he co-founded...
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  • How strategic VCs prime health care startups for success

    How strategic VCs prime health care startups for success

    7 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    VB LIVE: Health care is being disrupted by innovative tech solutions - but having the right venture capital partner can make or break success. Join this VB Live event to learn how VC partnerships can help you navigate through the regulations and complicated nature of health care, and get your startup thriving.
    Register here for free.
    The health care market is changing constantly, and the broad-sweeping challenges are stacking up for all stakeholders, from patients in the waiting rooms to health care providers, administrators, and institutions. It's a highly regulated ecosystem, fragmented...
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