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Why We Invested In FidoCure aka How Tech Can Help Save Dogs (And Eventually...

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In October FidoCure, also known as One Health Company, announced a $10M series A led by Polaris Ventures and we increased our position given our continued excitement. Tau Ventures, an AI-first seed fund in...
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Deep Learning amid Increased Physician Administrative Workload

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The Epitome of the Trojan Horse to duplicate Physician Clinical Judgment and conquer the Medical Industry The administrative workload is one of many burdens experienced by most physicians of our period. Doctors, particularly those practicing...
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Healthcare Too Cheap to Meter

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“When the apocalypse comes, everyone will be on their own to buy healthcare.” Dave “ePatient” DeBronkart dropped this casually into a phone call. I had to ask about the apocalypse. “It’s when the system collapses...
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Can Startups Disrupt Medical Errors?

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Primum non nocere -- Latin for “first, do no harm” has been enshrined by the medical practice since the times of the Hippocratic Oath. Unfortunately erring is part of the human condition and despite...
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Which Country is Number One in Healthcare?

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An in-depth look into the Definition of Quality of Medical Care and current Misconceptions around its True Essence Quality is relative, as every person has its perception of a better service or a good. Even...
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Targeting the Imbalanced Immune Response in COVID-19

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Too much histamine or prostaglandin D2 signaling or too little interferon signaling lead to increased risk for severe COVID-19. An imbalanced immune response appears to be the key to whether a person develops severe COVID-19...
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Verticalization Of Healthcare == Opportunities For Startups

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Aug 10, 2020: More hospital consolidation is expected post-pandemic Jul 6, 2020: Hospital Merger and Acquisition Activity Withstands COVID-19 Slump Jun 22, 2020: After pandemic-induced delays, healthcare deals should speed up Headlines like these exemplify the ongoing...
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Workers reach out for the best benefits plan

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Much has changed about healthcare over the last few decades. That makes it an even greater challenge to properly educate and enable employees before asking them to choose health benefits. “It’s really easy to run...
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Why We Invested In Totient aka How AI Can Help Us Produce Drugs Against...

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On Sep 10, Totient, an AI-driven drug discovery company, emerged from stealth with the announcement of a key partnership with Ginkgo Bioworks to rapidly identify neutralizing antibodies against COVID-19. Totient has raised more than...
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4 COVID Cell Therapies and the Companies That Are Making Them

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The COVID-19 pandemic is one of modern medicine’s greatest challenges with 20 million (and counting) confirmed cases worldwide. Drugs in development to treat infections span small molecules, vaccines, and antibody-based therapies. Apart from these...
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AI And Medical Imaging Startups? 6 Key Trends

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Is “IBM Watson Health Imaging” the Future of Healthcare? Google details AI that classifies chest X-rays with human-level accuracy. New Research Finds FastMRI Scans Generated with Artificial Intelligence Are as Accurate as Traditional MRI. Headlines like these...
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Pfizer and Valneva Join Forces on Lyme Disease Vaccine

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Lyme disease vaccine induces antibodies in Phase II clinical trial. SHORT SUMMARY: The engineered protein vaccine VLA15 induces multiple antibodies in a Phase II trial and has the potential to provide protection against the different bacteria...
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Facts Denialism – The human ability to dismiss facts and truth that hurts

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As human beings, we tend to dismiss facts that obstruct our underpinnings. We keep finding innovative ways to conceal how we truly feel or think. For instance, we’re aware of the lockdown being lifted...
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How New Health Technology Makes Us Live Past 100 Years?

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Are you scared of the new technology kid around the corner popping? Do you think what to do when the latest tech floods the streets? Are you afraid it will take control of your...
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Fighting COVID-19 With Collective Intelligence

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“Collective Intelligence is the capacity of human collectives to engage in intellectual cooperation in order to create, innovate, and invent.” - Pierre Lévy, philosopher, cultural theorist, media scholar, and a specialist in human collective...
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Spiral Project Management Methodology in Healthcare

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Is it the Right Choice for Independent Medical Practices? Project management is nothing short of the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to activities to meet the requirements of a temporary endeavor or “project.”...
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Agile Project Management and its Application in Medical Practice

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A contemporary insight into managing today's Medical Practice Realistically speaking, “Medical practice” is one big complex project. It is becoming even more complicated and intricate by the day. Unlike what typically pertains to a technology...
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Lessons From A Stroke — Can We Choose Our Way Into Better Healthcare?

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On Sunday July 5, 2020 my father had a hemorrhagic stroke that greatly paralyzed his right side and speech. He is a 78-year old who eats healthy, exercises regularly, had gone regularly for medical...
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The Waterfall Project Management Methodology

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Today, the practice of medicine is becoming more sophisticated and multifaceted so that the majority of physicians are struggling to keep up with the system demands. The contemporary Value-based reimbursement models have placed the...
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Investing in disruptive technology made easy

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Researching and doing your due diligence to find 10 baggers that could dominate future industries can be tough. The tech giants who are dominating the indices now would have never been identified using traditional...