Why the Business of Pain Management Is Big and Getting Bigger
Business
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Business
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Why the Business of Pain Management Is Big and Getting Bigger

Chris Hoffmann - October 20, 2014

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) reports that over 100 million adults in the U.S. have chronic pain. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) reports that over 100 million…

Policy & Law
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Why Healthcare Should Sweat “The Small Stuff” When It Comes to Health Data Security

Chris Hoffmann - September 22, 2014

In the five years since the passing of the 2009 HITECH Act, more than 30 million people in over 900 various cases have been affected by breaches…

Business
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Strong Deal Flow in Digital Health Defines 1H’14

Chris Hoffmann - July 1, 2014

Our friends at MobiHealthNews published a great summary of 16 digital health transactions that define some of the broad innovation trends we’re seeing in the market. We’ve…

Business
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Why a “Switzerland Approach” Might Become a Key Part of Wearable Health Platforms

Chris Hoffmann - June 30, 2014

It’s been a few weeks since Apple’s announcement about its Health app, the consumer electronics giants’ new dashboard for capturing health data; and HealthKit, its foray into…

Connected Health 2014: Market Leaders Have Leapt from Pioneers to Doers
Business
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Business
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Connected Health 2014: Market Leaders Have Leapt from Pioneers to Doers

Chris Hoffmann - May 22, 2014

As a long time flag carrier in connected health, we’ve heard all of possible laments regarding mHealth / wireless health (Connected Health) businesses with niche functionalities, unreliable…

Business
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Data, Sensors and Shoes: Conjecture Behind Nike’s Rumored Departure from Wearable Devices

Chris Hoffmann - April 25, 2014

Anyone over 40 years old remembers the 1986 Nike television ad featuring Michael Jordan and Spike Lee, with Jordan performing feats of basketball prowess wearing his signature…

Business
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Connected Health Companies to Watch

Chris Hoffmann - June 10, 2013

Last week TripleTree spent two agenda-packed days at the annual WLSA Convergence Summit in San Diego.  This venue has historically been a gathering place for early stage…

Business
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Twelve “Connected Health” Innovators Are Staying Out Front

Chris Hoffmann - January 27, 2013

Healthcare reform is now less of a preoccupation as healthcare payers, providers and consumers digest the ramifications of the U.S. Presidential election and that the main tenants…

Business
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AthenaHealth Makes a Move, Buys Epocrates

Chris Hoffmann - January 15, 2013

In a move to expand its platform and marketplace relevance, athenahealth announced a definitive agreement last week to acquire Epocrates for $293M, a 22% premium to the…

eHealth
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Can America’s Youth be a Focal Point for Bending Healthcare’s Cost Curve?

Chris Hoffmann - November 6, 2012

Analyzing healthcare data and trends is commonplace. From financial and reimbursement metrics to population data and engagement, our team is continually seeking ways to bring clarity to…