Telehealth

AI Startup AliveCor Delivers Remote Cardiac Monitoring

Let’s face it: Most of us aren’t big fans of going to the doctor. It’s usually the last option after you’ve started pissing blood or got a really painful hangnail. In the Age of Rona, some people would rather die than seek medical help. Literally. As early as April, emergency room visits dropped 42% across […]

The Remote Connectivity Investment Thesis

As investors with a long-term horizon, we find it frustrating when a temporary investment thesis impacts a stock we’re holding or thinking about holding. For example, we recently looked at how Telehealth is More Than Just Virtual Doctor Visits. The best pure-play stock for the telehealth thesis, Teladoc, is up +112% year-to-date compared to a […]

Telehealth is More Than Just Virtual Doctor Visits

This past spring we wrote about “The Only Telehealth Stock for Telemedicine Investors,” an article with a misleading title. That’s because there soon may be two pure-play stocks to consider in this space. In that article, we noted that none of the other major players in telehealth are publicly traded, but “that could change now […]

A Medical Virtual Reality Startup for Telemedicine

Last week we got a sneak peek into the future of healthcare digitization when Teladoc (TDOC) and Livongo (LVGO) announced plans for a merger. On paper (as of early August), the combined company would have a market value of more than $25 billion. The former is rapidly grabbing market share in virtual health through its […]

The Only Telehealth Stock for Telemedicine Investors

Telemedicine and telehealth, two words that have suddenly become extremely popular with the investment community. In order to be successful investors, we need to distinguish between fads and disruptive innovation. When environments change to favor a particular type of technology, we need to figure out if those headwinds are temporary. A few years back, we […]

7 Healthcare Robots for the Smart Hospital of the Future

Funny how quickly a little pandemic can change your perspective. For years, we’ve been writing about what kind of jobs robots will do in the future – and how many humans will end up doing value-added tasks in the unemployment line. There’s certainly some valid concern about the loss of high-paying white-collar jobs, as well […]

How To Go About Treating Schizophrenia

As the Nanalyze brand continues to grow, the number of daily inquiries we get continues to rise. Every day, our lovely readers take time out of their busy schedules to ask us to do things for them. There is Catherine out of Texas who says, “interested in car rental.” That’s literally all she said in her email, […]

10 Mobile Health Startups Making You Feel Better

In 1983, the IBM PC XT debuted with 128K of RAM and a 10MB hard disk. In that same year, the first mobile phone debuted weighing about 2.5 pounds and with a $4,000 price tag. Fast forward to today and the average person unlocks their smartphone 76-80 times a day and relies on it for every […]

8 Telemedicine Startups to Watch – Half Use AI

Every year the U.S. spends $2.9 trillion in healthcare and you can rest assured that technology startups are gunning for a piece of that spend. As chatbots become better at sounding like humans, and with artificial intelligence (AI) medical imaging algorithms now performing at a level better than humans, it’s only a matter of time before […]

Teladoc (TDOC): Phone a Doctor Anytime For $40

With increasing health care costs, innovative ways to save money through the use of technology are transforming the health care industry. The remote treatment of patients and centralized patient data are examples of applying technology to decrease costs and improve patient care. Companies like Propeller Health and Adherium have built “smart inhalers” that can remotely […]