#75: Putting the fun into non-fungible tokens
The 1 minute healthtech roundup - 1/25th the length of time it takes to work out if you're in a garden party or a work meeting.
This week: Pigeon jumps on the NFT clickbait bandwagon, a CMO role that’ll make you jump out of your skin, & everyone’s favourite buzzword, interoperability, is, inevitably, back.
News Bites 🥪
📈 Jumpstart Nova Will Fund Black Health Care Startups with a New $55 Million Fund - The fund—a spinoff from Nashville-based venture capital firm Jumpstart Health Investors—announced Wednesday that it has raised $55 million.
How interoperability, increased reimbursement options will drive digital health in 2022 - The push toward interoperability will be an important trend in 2022, as data sharing is critical to making digital tools more valuable.
🎨 NFT In Healthcare: How Patients Could Monetise Their Health Data - Could patients use new kid on the block NFTs to monetise their own data? What does this mean for the bottom line of firms who trade in data? What does fungible actually mean?
⏭ What’s next for digital health in 2022? - Pigeon has been making predicitons about healthcare since 2006, with an above average success rate of 0%. Can the Mobihealth News Team go one better?
🕵️♂️ IBM reportedly looking to sell healthcare division - IBM is reportedly trying to sell its healthcare division, Watson Health for more than £700million. The unit generates around $1billion in annual revenue but is unprofitable. Bargain.
What to Listen to 🔊
🌿 #259 The Story of Wellthy Therapeutics with CEO Abhishek Shah 🤗 - The Story of Wellthy Therapeutics with CEO Abhishek Shah.
◀️ What are the Current Technology Challenges and Priorities for Healthcare Providers? - The field of healthcare digitalisation is maturing and getting increasingly sophisticated, demanding healthcare and technology leaders to think more strategically than they were perhaps required a few years ago
📈 CMO Snapmed - Snapmed are looking to snap up a CMO for what they’re billing as the UK’s leading dermatology service. Itching to get involved? Looking to get under the skin of a new role? Why not apply? No skin off your nose, is it? If you thought those puns were bad, you should see the ones we rejected.
🎤 ‘Managing the digital health revolution’ event - Join PUBLIC on Thursday 10th February 2022 at 11am GMT for the launch of their Advancing Digital Health Series. Kicking off with a virtual panel session hosted by Simon Eccles (National CCIO and Deputy CEO, NHSX) and joined by ICS leaders and Healthtech innovators, the event will explore how ICS leaders can effectively manage their digital transition and engage with the ‘What Good Looks Like’ framework. Following the discussion, leading Healthtech startups will showcase their innovative technologies. For more info, head over to the event page.