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Klara Receives $2,5 Million to Expand to U.S.

Klara Receives $2,5 Million to Expand to U.S.

Klara, an eHealth startup from Berlin, formerly called GoDerma, raised $ 2.5 million from Creathor Venture, Partech, Stephan Schambach, Heilemann Ventures and existing investor Atlantic Labs. The investment will fuel its US expansion. Founded in 2013 by Simon Bolz and Dr. Simon Lorenz, the startup aims to digitize the communication...
Tinnitracks is the only European nominee for SXSW Accelerator Competition

Tinnitracks is the only European nominee for SXSW Accelerator Competition

We’ve reported about the niche healthcare startup Tinnitracks, hailing from Germany, earlier already and now they got some big news today. Hundreds of companies submitted to present at SXSW Accelerator, where Tinnitracks was selected out of 48 finalists in six different categories. The team from Hamburg, Germany, is the only European...
Are A Doctors Religious Beliefs Her Privat Private Beliefs?

Are A Doctors Religious Beliefs Her Privat Private Beliefs?

Does it matter whether your doc believes in a god or not? Famed evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins posed this question during one of his many panel discussions between theists and atheists. The majority of people will argue that beliefs are something private and should not get mixed with a professional opinion....
The Future Of Healthcare Design Is Already Here

The Future Of Healthcare Design Is Already Here

Read how design can change healthcare for the better and that futuristic implementations are already here!
INTERVIEW: Jason Maude - Thoughts on Changing Healthcare

INTERVIEW: Jason Maude – Thoughts on Changing Healthcare

CEO and Co-founder Jason Maude tells his story of how Isabel Healthcare was set up after his daughter, Isabel, was misdiagnosed. In trying to make sense of the reasons why Isabel was misdiagnosed Jason was determined to find a way to to prevent misdiagnosis from happening to others.

The Golden Age of Healthcare is Open Data

The Golden Age of Healthcare is Open Data

Healthcare is complex, intertwined, and touches every single individual on this planet. And as we all know… innovation is what this world needs.

INTERVIEW: Tim Ringrose of Doctors.net.uk

INTERVIEW: Tim Ringrose of Doctors.net.uk

Dr. Tim Ringrose is the CEO of Doctors.net.uk the leading independent network of medical professionals in Europe. MedCrunch met up with Dr. Ringrose at the Health 2.0 Conference in Berlin. MedCrunch: Dr. Ringrose could you please explain to our readers what Doctors.net.uk is. Tim Ringrose:  Doctors.net.uk is an online professional network, free for doctors to...
The Svelte Physician  - How Podio Can Boost Collaboration And Declutter Your Workday

The Svelte Physician – How Podio Can Boost Collaboration And Declutter Your Workday

I was recently talking to a friend, a young GP, who had just spent two hours on the phone figuring out how to help a patient with unusual symptoms. He told me he had been going through his address book of colleagues and physicians in different fields who could help with this particularly difficult referral....
Health 2.0 Europe 2012 - Conference Review

Health 2.0 Europe 2012 – Conference Review

The 2012 Health 2.0 European Conference held this past week in Berlin was a great success. With over 300 attendees from over 30 countries and an impressive lineup of 75 speakers, Health 2.0 Europe proved to be a unique experience.  Our global correspondents were present at this conference to discover new and emerging innovations in...
INTERVIEW: Daniel Kraft of FutureMed - PART 3

INTERVIEW: Daniel Kraft of FutureMed – PART 3

This is the 3rd and final part of an interview with Dr. Daniel Kraft, Executive Director of FutureMed at the Singularity University; conducted on the 31st of October 2012 at the Pioneers Festival in Vienna, Austria.  The first part of our interview with Dr. Kraft is available here and the second part here.  Be sure to catch Dr. Kraft’s  talk...
Europe's First Award For A Social Campaign in Healthcare

Europe’s First Award For A Social Campaign in Healthcare

Public Health is definitely not known for cutting edge communication. It’s about time to prove the world otherwise, thus Europe's largest social network for medical professionals, DocCheck, has put together an award to change this.
INTERVIEW: Daniel Kraft & Angry Birds - PART 2

INTERVIEW: Daniel Kraft & Angry Birds – PART 2

Daniel Kraft delivered a talk at the Pioneers Festival in which he shares some of his views and insights into Hacking the Human Body and what he foresaw could be the Future of Medicine.  After his incredibly inspiring talk we were able to catch up with Daniel to conduct an interview. The first part of...
INTERVIEW: Daniel Kraft of FutureMed - PART 1

INTERVIEW: Daniel Kraft of FutureMed – PART 1

Recently MedCrunch attended the incredible Pioneers Festival, a startup & tech event hosted in our hometown of Vienna, Austria.  The Festival was conceived by the amazing crew behind STARTEurope which curated an unparalleled experience, extending the world of technology and internet startups to a much broader audience. At the Pioneers Festival we met up with Dr. Daniel Kraft , Executive Director...
Daniel Kraft on Hacking the Human Body

Daniel Kraft on Hacking the Human Body

This week Vienna, Austria was host to the Pioneers Festival, a unique tech-startup event highlighting the entrepreneurial spirit and innovations from tech-pioneers across the globe. One of them was Daniel Kraft and his speech is you can watch his speech here.
Enormous Potential for Digital Healthcare Services

Enormous Potential for Digital Healthcare Services

Throughout Europe, digital innovations with substantial benefits for the patients are spreading quickly. However, stakeholders in Germany are still reserved about these new technologies. Alexander Schachinger, founder and CEO of healthcare42.com and speaker at Health 2.0 Europe, talks about the chances of digital healthcare services in Germany.