India’s Practo raises $55M to expand its healthcare platform to more emerging markets

India-based Practo, a startup that helps consumers locate doctors and healthcare information, has closed a $55 million Series D funding round that will fuel an expansion into more...

Technology and today’s vast and immensely underserved mental health population

Someone in your life is suffering from a mental disorder right now. You may not know it, but it’s there. Indeed, one in five adults suffers...

Five industries that should take a cue from Netflix and crowdsource parts of its...

In 2006, Netflix took a long, hard look at its world-class Cinematch Technology. Cinematch was as straightforward as it sounds: With user-submitted data, the technology...

Doctor-on-demand house call service Heal poised for greater growth

Heal doctors-on-demand, a service, which sends a physician direct to your home, office, or hotel, is expanding with new funding. Licensed primary care physicians are available for checkups, when you're...

Heading for a national healthcare wallet

Later this year, Anthem, Cigna, Aetna and Humana will all argue their respective mergers don’t run afoul of antitrust laws. Aetna also announced it was...

What ‘mobile’ should mean for healthcare

 Ask a set of healthcare professionals about the future and they’ll answer: “Mobile.” But after a number of recent discussions with healthcare executives, I’ve noticed the industry is lacking a...

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Alcatel Idol 4 quick review: The design is surely different

Alcatel is latest in league to come up with a VR-studded smartphone. The phone, called the Idol 4, launched in India today at...