#36: Games and monkey business

Hey friends,

This week, we saw a monkey playing video games with its mind (thanks to Elon Musk’s Neuralink), a Scottish digital health company that wants to help patients breathe easier and Google decides to take on health records (again).

News Bites 🥪

🧠 Insightec raises $136m to propel incisionless surgery

🍃 Altair Medical raises £2.25 million to help patients breathe easier

1️⃣ AI device is first to receive FDA approval for detecting colon lesions

💪 Google goes for round two with health records

And finally…

👀 The need to regulate AI that interprets human emotions

What to Listen to 🔊

Health Tech Matters - Sweatcoin: types of motivation and gamification to encourage physical activity

Maria speaks to Christine Tsai from Sweatcoin about different types of motivation and how Sweatcoin has harnessed the powers of gamification to encourage physical activity…

The Healthtech Podcast - #188 The Story of AliveCor with Dr David Albert

Over the last 30 years, Dr Albert has disrupted several markets with life-saving products and technologies. As a physician, inventor and serial entrepreneur, he is the founder and Chief Medical Officer of AliveCor…

Opportunities 💰

1️⃣  Healthtech comms agency, somX (that’s us!) are looking for a Copywriter

2️⃣ Nourish, a company driving digital transformation in social and community care, is hiring for multiple roles