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Doctolib is now a unicorn with new $170 million round
TechCrunch

French startup Doctolib has raised a new round of funding of $170 million (€150 million). The round is led by General Atlantic, with existing investors Accel, Eurazeo, Kernel and Bpifrance also participating. Some German healthcare entrepreneurs are also join… more…

Here are the 85+ startups that launched today at Y Combinator’s W19 Demo Day 1
TechCrunch

Y Combinator’s incubator classes have gotten huge. With over 200 companies, the Winter 2019 class is by far YC’s largest yet. Meanwhile, the incubator prepares to shift its headquarters from Mountain View to San Francisco. It’s so large, in fact, it’s had to … more…

A scandal in the Amazon - where pilots are forced to lie
BBC News

Few landing strips in the Amazon have been registered, so pilots have to file fake flight plans - making it hard to find them if they go missing. more…

Trump Administration Cuts The Size Of Fines For Health Violations In Nursing Homes
Npr.org

Inspectors are citing facilities more often than during the Obama administration. But in response to industry prodding, the average fine is nearly a third lower, and the total assessed is down. more…

The urgent care industry trends looking to fulfill the demand of a growing segment in the healthcare market
Business Insider

The popularity of urgent care clinic business model has been on the rise as the demand for cheaper alternatives to hospitals grows. The number of urgent care facilities increased from 6,400 in 2014 to 8,100 in 2018, with another 500 to 600 expected to open th… more…

A new Amazon hire hints at doctor strategy for the Haven joint healthcare venture (AMZN, JPM, BRK.A)
Business Insider

This is an excerpt from a story delivered exclusively to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Briefing subscribers. To receive the full story plus other insights each morning, click here. After a long-awaited name reveal last week, Haven — the joint h… more…

5 female-founded venture capital funds to know — and the popular women-led startups they've invested in
Business Insider

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through our links, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objecti… more…

Florida Finally Allows Actual Marijuana Flower in Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
Greenentrepreneur.com

A new law is likely to result in many millions of dollars in sales to patients who have been denied whole flower. more…

CBD: Hazy Regulations, Huge Reward Lure Entrepreneurs
Greenentrepreneur.com

The market for CBD is booming in a gray area of the law. Little is clear except there is a lot of money to be made. more…

A Big Step Toward Giving Patients Control Over Their Health Care Data
Hbr.org

New rules from the Trump administration would open up the industry to more competition. more…

What Makes Geisinger’s Destination Care Program Tick
Hbr.org

A Q&A with interim CEO Dr. Jaewon Ryu more…

Explainer: Rahul Gandhi's Three Promises and One Criticism on Healthcare - The Wire
Thewire.in

Explainer: Rahul Gandhi's Three Promises and One Criticism on Healthcare The Wire Union minister Nadda slams Rahul Gandhi over his remarks on Ayushman Bharat scheme Times of India "Farmers Worst Victims Of BJP's Hollow Promises," Says Rahul Gandhi NDTV News C… more…

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Drugs Market is Expected to Demonstrate a CAGR of 3.60% Between 2016 and 2024 - Fashion Herald
Fashionjournal24.com

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Drugs Market is Expected to Demonstrate a CAGR of 3.60% Between 2016 and 2024 Fashion Herald World Kidney Day: Health is wealth! By changing your lifestyle, your kidneys can work better The Financial Express World Kidney Day 2019:… more…

Why more men than women die by suicide - BBC News
Bbc.com

Why more men than women die by suicide BBC News In countries around the world, women are more likely to be diagnosed with depression and to attempt suicide. So why is the male suicide rate still several times... more…

Maruti Suzuki raises dealer margins on best-selling cars from January - Livemint
Livemint.com

Maruti Suzuki raises dealer margins on best-selling cars from January Livemint Subdued demand forces Maruti Suzuki to cut production in February BusinessLine Exclusive: 2019 Maruti Suzuki Celerio Gets New Standard Safety Features – Price Details GaadiWaadi.co… more…

Genvid showcases interactive game stream partners and deal with Limelight
Venturebeat.com

Genvid is showcasing developers at GDC 2019 to show off its interactive streaming technology that enables audiences to participate in streamed games. more…

Beto O’Rourke Jumps Into Crowded Democratic Race for President
Yahoo.com

The former Texas congressman narrowly lost the Senate contest to Republican Ted Cruz in 2018 but managed to build a nationwide following with his unconventional and optimistic style combined with a populist message that brought in almost $80 million in mostly… more…

Admissions Scam Reveals How Terrified The Rich Are When It Comes To College
Huffpost.com

Even parents at the lower tiers of the wealthy are (almost) as desperate as Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin to get their kids into elite schools. more…

Science and health for all children with cancer
Sciencemag.org

Each year ~429,000 children and adolescents aged 0 to 19 years are expected to develop cancer. Five-year survival rates exceed 80% for the 45,000 children with cancer in high-income countries (HICs) but are less than 30% for the 384,000 children in lower-midd… more…

Adversarial attacks on medical machine learning
Sciencemag.org

With public and academic attention increasingly focused on the new role of machine learning in the health information economy, an unusual and no-longer-esoteric category of vulnerabilities in machine-learning systems could prove important. These vulnerabiliti… more…