#034: Ransomware attacks cost the healthcare industry $21bn last year

The 1 minute healthtech roundup

Hey friends,

This week, healthtech start-ups Ginger and Ro raise big, a smartphone-connected defibrillator was inserted at the Royal Free, and why was 2020 a bad year for healthcare ransomware?

News Bites 🥪

💸 Telehealth start-up Ro raises mammoth $500m in Series D funding

🙇🏻 Mental health company Ginger raises $100m

☠️ Healthcare ransomware attacks cost the industry $21bn in 2020

🫀 Smartphone-connected defibrillator inserted at Royal Free

🧬 Medics.Academy & GSTT partner to shepherd the genomic revolution

👨🏻‍💻 ML for Decision Support: ‘humans vs. computers’, or ‘humans vs. humans with computers’?

What to Listen to 🔊

The Healthtech Podcast - #183 The Story of Vitality with Head Coach Andy Magill

Former physiotherapist Andy shares the story of Vitality’s world-leading healthy living programme…

Scrubbed In - E80: The Future is Code

Dr Josh Case, software developer and doctor from Australia, tells Amz and Abdul why all doctors should learn to code…

Opportunities 💰

1️⃣ UCL are offering a funded PhD in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) and AI

2️⃣ Women’s healthcare company Tuune are looking for a Head of Research and Innovation

3️⃣ Locum’s Nest are looking for a Marketing & Comms Executive