It's a good time to be a healthcare startup, as investors are pouring billions into the market. However, it’s a crowded field and to attract funding you have to stand out. Here are five tips to help digital health startups land venture capital.
GES 2014 will bring together over 3000 entrepreneurs, together with heads of state, high level government officials, global entrepreneurs, small medium enterprises (SMEs), corporate leaders, and young entrepreneurs. There will also be an “African Innovation Village” where young Africans will be able to promote their projects and share innovations on myriad topics including ICT, entrepreneurship, water management, and alternative energy.
Some patients wanted access over his or her clinic/ hospital records (EHR or paper based). Others, want total control over it. The rising trend of sharing healthcare data in social media fueled fears of healthcare data privacy breaches. In this age of smartphones and social media, who owns healthcare data?What constitute healthcare data? Who owns it? Who has complete control over healthcare data?Let me describe first the two general types of health data:(Wikipedia)A personal health record, or PHR, is a health record where health data and information related to the care of a patient is maintained by the patient.An electronic health record (EHR), or electronic medical record (EMR), is a systematic collection of electronic health information about an individual patient or populationPatients have total control over their PHRs. Although an EHR maybe co-created by both the HCP and patient, it generally resides and is maintained within an institution such as a clinic or hospital.In countries with paper based systems of recording healthcare data, the same type of healthcare data “ownership” may be inferred. The patients have total control of their personal health record while the healthcare institution, over hospital/clinic records.Some patients wanted access over his or her clinic/ hospital records (EHR or paper based). Others, want total control over it. The rising trend of sharing healthcare data in social media fueled fears of healthcare data privacy breaches. In this age of smartphones and social media, who owns healthcare data?
As more of the world embraces their entrepreneurs and the science of startups, the role of Global Entrepreneurship Week as the platform from which to efficiently build teams, strengthen relationships and develop a body of robust research will become even more important. In the weeks, months and years ahead, GEW will continue to prove that a disparate collection of players can indeed work well together— advancing new firm formation and legitimizing a solid pathway to job creation
The delivery of healthcare services through mobile devices, or mHealth, is fast becoming a global reality. As this stimulating video from PricewaterhouseCoop... (How can we be sure that mobile healthcare isn't just technology-driven hype?
Global Entrepreneurship Week is annual weeklong series of celebrations involving millions of people in more than 100 countries, designed to inspire entrepreneurship and innovation.
Freddy Nurski's insight:
During one week starting November 17, thousands of events and competitions around the world inspire millions to engage in entrepreneurial activity while connecting them to potential collaborators, mentors, and even investors.