As we ramp up for Digital Health Summer Summit 2014, Anne DeGheest, who will moderate the “Gaining Traction: The Markets to Watch” panel, shares answers to five burning digital health questions:
Healthtech and Digital Health investment doubled in 2013 to over $2 Billion.
However, over 73% went to seed and series A investments, with still a flat amount of deals funded by venture capitalists at the series B and C stages.
Are we going to see a growing funding crunch for all these young companies or will we see increasing VC investments?
Dr. Robert Pearl, CEO of Kaiser Permanente Medical Group wrote a great article in Forbes on Doctors Vs. Technologists: A Medical Prize Fight.
Fighting in the technologists’ corner: Vinod Khosla, a venture capitalist and founder of Khosla Ventures. His opponent: Dr. Abraham Verghese, a physician and author of the best-selling novel “Cutting for Stone.” It was a draw!!