Archive for August 2014

Highlights from the 2014 Health Innovation Summit

Rock Health’s Innovation Summit last week in San Francisco helped cut through much of the hype surrounding innovation in the American healthcare system.  With venture investments in healthcare startups reaching a record high,  Apple and Google entering the healthcare space, and new mHealth apps and wearables released on a near weekly basis, it is easy…

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Mobile Phones As An Integral Part of the African Healthcare System

**Image Source- Techcrunch Similar to many other sectors in Africa, healthcare has been increasingly depending upon mobile phones as a inexpensive way to fill the gaps in poor infrastructure. With mobile phone penetration at nearly 80%  across the continent (varying in individual countries), and a severe shortage of doctors and clinics in many countries, mobile phones…

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