Digital Health VC

Observations by a European Venture Capitalist

Month: July 2019

15min Digital Health Briefing#16

Dear fellow digital health enthusiasts, 

The Fortune 500, a list ranking the top 500 companies by revenue, was published this week. For the first time, China combined with Taiwan (129) has more companies on the list than the US (121). In health care, the landscape looks different though: There’s a total of 52 health care companies, 19 from the US, …

15min Digital Health Briefing#15

Dear fellow digital health enthusiasts, 

Digital health knows no summer break. Enjoy your 15 minute briefing! 

Is there a substantial shift towards personalized and data-driven patient care and engagement coming? A survey showed that 52% of patients are comfortable with their doctors using AI to make healthcare decisions. Have a look at this quick overview of different AI applications in healthcare.

15min Digital Health Briefing#14

Dear fellow digital health enthusiasts,

As usual, your dose of digital health on Wednesday.

According to Rock Health, USD 4.2bn was invested in digital health through the first half of 2019, plus 12 M&A cases and 5 IPO announcements. In dynamic times like these, we think that it is very important to stretch out that growth in health care takes time. …

15min Digital Health Briefing#13

Dear fellow digital health enthusiasts, 

As usual, your dose of digital health on Wednesday. 

Is Sleep an attractive investment area? Apple acquired the sleep tracker company Beddit in 2017. Some people believe it is a lucrative area, since one can target health conscious buyers and target people who are willing to pay premiums to improve their sleep. Now, PokemonGo, arguable one …

15min Digital Health Briefing#12

Dear fellow digital health enthusiasts, 

15 minutes of digital health – ideally enjoyed with a cold drink to battle the heat here in Berlin. 

In our previous briefings we mentioned a company that valued one year of individual health care data at USD 120. Further down the line, there is Mediata Solutions. Medidata’s software is used to help clinics manage their …

15min Digital Health Briefing#11

Dear fellow digital health enthusiasts, 

First digital health briefing written wearing shorts. Summer’s here. Enjoy!

China (94%) and various other countries health care professionals have a higher adoption rate of digital technologies than the USA (76%) or Germany (64%). A study, commissioned by Philips, examines digital technology use by health care professionals and patients. In various categories, China leads the …

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