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17 Game-Changing Health Start-ups | Inc.com

17 Game-Changing Health Start-ups | Inc.com | Health & Wellness Startups | Scoop.it
Ekso Bionics
This ultra high-tech start-up has a cool factor like no other. Ekso Bionics makes robotic exoskeletons (wearable robots) that allow paralyzed people to walk. It works by way of electrical motors that move the frame’s joints, replicating the actions of muscles

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Six intriguing health care start-up ideas - Washington Post

Six intriguing health care start-up ideas - Washington Post | Health & Wellness Startups | Scoop.it
Six intriguing health care start-up ideasWashington PostStart-ups in mobile health raise more than $700000 on average, according to data from AngelList, more than food and deals companies. Here are a few unique businesses in the health space.
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Will 2012 Be the Year of the Health Tech Start-up?

Will 2012 Be the Year of the Health Tech Start-up? | Health & Wellness Startups | Scoop.it
Healthcare in America is in shambles. Can tech start-ups come to the rescue?

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The 45 Most Innovative Health and Fitness Startups

The 45 Most Innovative Health and Fitness Startups | Health & Wellness Startups | Scoop.it

From brain sensors to light-up pill bottles, here’s a list of the most inspiring ideas in health and fitness. 


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Top 10 iPhone Apps for Health and Fitness | Bostinnovation: Boston Start-ups, Innovation and News Blog

Top 10 iPhone Apps for Health and Fitness | Bostinnovation: Boston Start-ups, Innovation and News Blog | Health & Wellness Startups | Scoop.it

There are a ton of health and wellness apps out there to help you sleep better, eat healthier, exercise routinely, and keep track of your health. Here are a few iPhone apps that will help you stay healthy and fit so you can avoid feeling run down and enjoy the autumn months....

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John Doerr's Patient Health Care Start-Up Gains Momentum

John Doerr's Patient Health Care Start-Up Gains Momentum | Health & Wellness Startups | Scoop.it

Story of a self-funded ACO-type model:

 

New York Times: John Doerr, the venture capitalist, has financed an expensive, small-scale effort in the Midwest to create a health system with incentives for better care and one that uses new technology tools.

 

Mr. Doerr began investing his own money in health, applying technology and altering economic incentives for a Medicare Advantage health maintenance organization acquired, largely with his own money, in 2007. Doctors were paid for helping make patients healthier instead of the traditional approach of paying for each procedure, treatment and test performed — the so-called fee-for-service system. Mr. Doerr’s venture started in the St. Louis area, and today Essence Healthcare covers more than 50,000 people in six states.

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Startup: Portland-based Foundation Fitness carves niche with indoor bikes that put watts over calories

Startup: Portland-based Foundation Fitness carves niche with indoor bikes that put watts over calories | Health & Wellness Startups | Scoop.it
The Portland company recruited a group of former Nautilus engineers to lead its product design.

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