August 31, 2017

Augmented Reality Vs Virtual Reality

Augmented reality (AR) has shown an amazing development curve since Boeing researcher. Thomas Caudell coined the term 'augmented reality' in 1990.

 

 

August 01, 2017

Ian Shakil, Co-Founder and CEO of Augmedix

Emergence General Partner Kevin Spain sits down with Ian Shakil, CEO of Augmedix. Ian shares his story about founding the company and how they're on a mission to rehumanize the doctor/patient interaction

 

 

July 24, 2017

Google Glass is back as X Glass with focus on industry, healthcare

The Augmedix system allows for automated note taking during physician consultations, according to the post, allowing for better patient interactions and saved time.

 

 

July 24, 2017

Healthcare Poised to Deliver on mHealth Promises of Google Glass

With the unveiling of Google Glass EE last week, healthcare providers and digital health developers are once again exploring how the high-tech smartglasses can give clinicians an mHealth edge.

 

July 23, 2017

Google Glass gains headway in healthcare

Google Glass didn't go over well in the consumer space. But now it’s turned its eyes to the business market, looking to industries like manufacturing and healthcare for renewed success.

 

 

July 19, 2017

Alphabet relaunches Google Glass

Alphabet, Google's parent company, unveiled the "Enterprise Edition" of its smart glasses, called Glass, according to CNBC.

 

 

July 06, 2017

Frontier Health: 11 Startups Pioneering VR, Drones, And More To Advance Medical Care

Private companies are going beyond more traditional research approaches and using virtual reality, machine learning, and even brain-hacking to advance the future of healthcare.

 

 

June 22, 2017

HxRefactored 2017 Day 1: Purpose Driven Design, Health Equity, and the Clinician Experience

HxRefactored, a Health 2.o and Mad*Pow event collaboration, brings together healthcare designers, practitioners, and technologists to learn about and discuss opportunities to improve health experiences through human centered design and technology.

 

 

June 12, 2017

Why doctors hate electronic records - and what could change that

The medical chart has been replaced with a patchwork of systems that impose on doctors' precious time and have yet to deliver clear improvements.

 

 

June 09, 2017

$20 Million Gift Establishes Michael and Judith Innovation Hatchery Endowment Fund at Sutter Health

A Silicon Valley couple, who believe strongly in giving back to their community, donated $20 million to establish the Michael and Judith Gaulke Innovation Hatchery Endowment Fund at Sutter Health.

 

 

May 22, 2017

How Apple And FitBit Wearables Could Save Lives

Doctors who wear Google Glass can sign up with Augmedix to have their scribes update patient electronic health records in real time.

 

 

May 21, 2017

Cool Ways Wearable Technology Is Improving Healthcare

Apple and Fitbit are working on cutting-edge technology that may turn their wearable technology into life-saving devices

 

 

May 19, 2017

'Tecnologia aproxima médicos e pacientes'

Um dos maiores nomes em inovaco na area de saude nos EUA, americano veio ao Rio firmar parcerias para o compartilhamento de informacoes

 

 

May 15, 2017

What's Alphabet Got to Do With Healthcare?

There are companies out there today that are still using Google Glass to improve healthcare. Augmedix.

 

 

May 02, 2017

10 Common Themes in Health Care Leaders' Strategies

Most CEOs and board members are of the opinion that the pursuit of high-value care, through strategic growth and clinical integration, with increased attention to population health, remains the most sensible strategy.

 

 

April 28, 2017

Collaboration is key to innovation in growing digital health care market

Augmedix developed a remote scribe service based on Google Glass that is intended to re-humanize the doctor-patient relationship by eliminating the time physicians spend on mandated electronic health care documentation.

 

 

April 12, 2017

Health IT startups to watch in 2017: A running list

This gallery highlights some of the most promising new companies and the founders and CEOs who are making news in 2017.

 

 

March 28, 2017

Our Medical Future Through the Lens of Smart Glasses

The impending fourth wave of digital technology connected wearable device will have profound effects on the art and science of medicine. A surgeon and innovator considers the near future to forecast what may soon be available to patients and clinics.

 

 

March 11, 2017

Google Glass startup to employ 7,000 Bangladeshis in 5 years

Augmedix to employ 7,000 Bangladeshis in 5 years.

 

 

March 11, 2017

Google Glass Brings Doctors Closer to Patients

It is a trend on the rise. Twenty-nine CHI Health physicians are currently using Google Glass, and 20 more plan to adopt the technology within 12 months.

 

 

March 09, 2017

What You Need to Know About Virtual Reality in Healthcare

You have heard of virtual reality, maybe you have even tried Google Cardboard, but the world of augmented and mixed reality is still a mystery, as is its potential impact on healthcare delivery. Justin Barad breaks down what physicians need to know.

 

 

March 09, 2017

How technology is changing the doctor/patient relationship.

The rise of technology enabled care (TEC) has resulted in a massive shift in how patients manage their care, and how doctors receive information.

 

 

March 07, 2017

Could smartglass rehumanize the physician patient relationship?

Augmedix essentially removes the computer keyboard from the patient visit. Instead, doctors meet face-to-face, are more attentive and able to listen to patient concerns, and in turn deliver a higher level of quality care.

 

 

December 28, 2016

The year that was for us

In spite of the most turbulent turns in global economy and politics. All's not over for the world. Hope's not dead yet for anyone including us.

 

 

December 25, 2016

Bangladeshi company behind rebirth of Google Glass

Augmedix has created a software based on Google Glass that helps to save time during a doctor-patient consultation.

 

 

December 20, 2016

Healthcare IT startups to watch in 2016: Running list of big news

From virtual care platforms to precision medicine, data analytics to interoperability, the healthcare IT landscape is constantly changing thanks to new approaches driven by entrepreneurs making waves in the sector.

 

 

December 12, 2016

Venture Reality Fund releases AR industry landscape

The Venture Reality Fund has released its latest augmented reality landscape research, which shows dozens of companies that are developing the infrastructure, tools, platforms, and apps for the fast-growing AR ecosystem.

 

 

December 09, 2016

Augmedix raises $23M round

The company took in a $17 million round earlier this year at a valuation of $140 million.

 

 

December 09, 2016

Augmedix secures $23M to boost Smartglass-based scribe service

Augmedix completed a $23 million funding round led by new investors McKesson Ventures and Orbimed.

 

 

December 08, 2016

Augmedix Nabs $23M to Expand Google Glass-based Remote Scribe Services Nationwide

Augmedix, Inc., a Google Glass-focused digital health startup, has raised $23 million in funding from McKesson Ventures and OrbiMed with participation from the existing VCs Redmile Group, Emergence Capital and DCM Ventures.

 

 

December 08, 2016

Augmedix raises $23M to cut down on doctor paperwork.

On Thursday, the company announced that it has raised a $23 million strategic round of funding from new investors McKesson Ventures and OrbiMed. This funding comes just seven months after its last round of funding, a $17 million round in April.

 

 

December 08, 2016

'Google Glass for doctors' startup raises $23M as it eyes expansion

Google Glass startup Augmedix has raised another $23 million in funding, adding new investors McKesson Ventures and OrbiMed.

 

 

December 08, 2016

Augmedix snags $23 mln

Augmedix, today announced that it has closed a $23 million strategic round of funding from new investors McKesson Ventures and OrbiMed.

 

 

December 08, 2016

Term Sheet -- Thursday, December 8

Augmedix, a health applications for Google Glass, raised $23 million in funding from McKesson Ventures & OrbiMed.

 

 

December 08, 2016

Augmedix gains $23M in funding from McKesson Ventures, OrbiMed

Augmedix,closed a $23 million round of funding from two new investors: McKesson Ventures and OrbiMed.

 

 

December 08, 2016

Acquisitions, Funding, Business, and Stock

Augmedix closes a $23 million round of funding led by new investors McKesson Ventures and OrbiMed.

 

 

December 08, 2016

'Google Glass for physicians' startup Augmedix raises $23M

Augmedix raises $23 million in a new round of funding from investors McKesson Ventures, OrbiMed, Redmile Group, Emergence Capital and DCM Ventures.

 

 

November 19, 2016

'Run, run, jump': the Dignity way for scaling innovation

One company in the thralls of Dignity's 'run run, jump' process is San Francisco-based Augmedix. Augmedix streams patient visits via Google Glass or other wearable devices to a remote scribe, who updates patients' records.

 

 

September 26, 2016

Digital Health Innovations: Featuring New Box Partners and Customers

How customers use Box to securely collaborate across the care continuum?

 

 

September 26, 2016

Innovation Rising, Presented by Healthbox

The podcast is arranged in 3-episode series around a specific topic in healthcare or innovation.

 

 

September 01, 2016

32 CMIOs to know

The role of the CMIO is gaining importance in healthcare as hospitals and health systems seek to marry clinical processes with information systems.

 

 

August 31, 2016

Augmedix solves digital healthcare challenge with help from Aryaka

Aryaka's SD-WAN helps Audmedix provide fast and stable connections between U.S. doctors and globally distributed scribes who document patient health records

 

 

August 30, 2016

Digital health deals: Lyft-GreatCall, Google Glass startup Augmedix-Aryaka and more

Google Glass startup has partnered with Aryaka, the global SD-WAN provider, to deploy the their IoT-based application around the world.

 

 

August 22, 2016

The Future of Healthcare Is Arrivin -- 8 Exciting Areas to Watch

Eight examples of fast moving, often convergent technologies which are already beginning to be applied effectively to health, prevention, diagnosis, therapy, clinical trials and beyond.

 

 

February 29, 2016

NPs, PAs & Augmedix

Augmedix makes all the difference in the life of a health care provider. Physicians, NPs, and PAs are posed to benefit from the innovative and transformative advantage having a scribe affords their health care delivery teams.

 

 

February 16, 2016

What Innovation Means To Us

We are honored to be named the number one most innovative healthcare company of 2016 by Fast Company. We want to share some reflections on what innovation means to us.

 

 

February 01, 2016

We need to demand technology that lets doctors be doctors

EHRs can be a good thing for patient care if WE make it that way. Doctors need to make this happen, not policy makers. Empower physicians to build our own platforms to take care of our patients within the EHR.

 

 

January 29, 2016

Scribes Vs. Dictation Software

On average, providers spend roughly a third of their week charting in the EHR. While dictation is certainly helpful, it does not fully relieve the burden of navigating EHRs and taking the time to create notes.

 

 

January 28, 2016

Health care is about relationships. Health IT fails to understand that.

Most physicians, unlike many other professions, went into medicine to deal with human beings. Information technology, while very much the future, should be a minimal part of what a physician does on a daily basis

 

 

December 11, 2015

3 Ways Augmedix and Practice Fusion Can Improve Your Practice

Augmedix, a HIPAA-compliant documentation solution that simplifies the way physicians work with their EHR, works with a variety of systems. The healthcare providers that Augmedix engages with span a range of specialties and diverse settings.

 

 

December 11, 2015

4 Tools for the Doctor of the Future

Learn which tools we believe the doctors of the future will be using very soon.

 

 

November 11, 2015

Bridging wearable technology and charting

Medicine as we know is undergoing a number of changes, and there is a growing emphasis placed on PCPs as significant points of contact for health care.

 

 

October 13, 2015

Health 2.0 Confronts Entrenched Health Challenges

What are the most difficult health problems facing communities today? Speakers at the 9th annual Health 2.0 conference pointed to the basics: safe streets, clean air and water, secure housing, nutritious food, companion and access to primary care.

 

 

October 06, 2015

A new role for design in healthcare

Alex Tam, the Head of Design at Augmedix, speaks to the opportunity and need for good design to re-humanize healthcare.

 

 

September 08, 2015

Emergence Capital, Long A Top SaaS Investor, Shifts Focus To The Next Big Thing

Emergence Capital Partners has become among the startup industry's most highly regarded investors in enterprise software-as-a-service companies. Emergence has recently shifted its focus from SaaS startups to mobile enterprise applications.

 

 

July 22, 2015

DCM Closes Second Android Fund With $100 Million

DCM Ventures has successfully closed its second, $100 million Android-focused fund. Augmedix was among only eight companies to receive funding from DCM Venture's first Android-focused round.

 

 

April 07, 2015

Here's why B2B software investor Kevin Spain is investing in a drone startup

He started to think about how they might be used by businesses. For Emergence to get involved, however, it had to be mostly a software use-case built on top of the flying hardware.

 

 

February 06, 2015

How Google Glass Could Still See Consumer Success

The search and advertising giant was clear that its commitment to the Glass at Work Certified Partners, or companies certified by Google to build enterprise software and service for Glass, would not waver.

 

 

January 22, 2015

For clinicians Google Glass isn't dead

Despite the ignominious end of the Explorer program, the technology will still have 'a big impact on healthcare'.

 

 

December 11, 2014

DCM Is Raising Another $100 Million Fund To Make Investments In Android-Based Startups

Despite the ignominious end of the Explorer program, the technology will still have 'a big impact on healthcare.

 

 

December 02, 2014

Google Glass in Healthcare Is Here to Stay

Google Glass in Healthcare Is Here to Stay by Kyle Samani 12/02/2014 0 Comments Google Glass in Healthcare Kyle Samani of Pristine shares his insights on the state of Google Glass in healthcare and why its demise is an exaggeration.

 

 

November 03, 2014

StrictlyVC: November 3, 2014

Rock Health, a four-year-old, San Francisco-based incubator and seed fund that's focused around digital health startups.

 

 

September 03, 2014

Co-Founder of TRULIA, Bought for $3.5B, Coming to SLUSH

The founder-investor is also known for being a true Ironman. This summer, he and his wife, Meredith Loring rowed 2400+ miles from Monterey, California all the way to Honolulu, Hawaii to raise awareness of the profits of sugar-free nutrition.

 

 

August 26, 2014

Google serving as quarterback in wearable tech movement

Google Glass is at the forefront of wearable tech's charge onto wrists and brows, but there are other actors on the stage and other players on the field.

 

 

August 11, 2014

10 signs Google Glass is disrupting the enterprise

Google Glass, the tech giant's connected eye-worn computing device, has generated plenty of buzz.

 

 

June 18, 2014

Google Glass At Work: Coming Into Focus

In stark contrast, Google Glass has a learning curve and there aren't many 'great' applications for the wearable device. At least not yet.

 

 

June 16, 2014

Google launches 'Glass at Work' program with five partners making apps for business

Many of Google Glass' brightest success stories have come from the workplace, and Google seems to realize that may be the best location for it to forge ahead.

 

 

May 25, 2014

Augmedix received $3.2 Million for Google Glass app that helps doctors

Doctors and smart glasses go together like peanut butter and jelly. Google Glass has had a pretty significant impact on the medical field even though it has only been available for a little over a year.

 

 

April 07, 2014

At Google, Bid to Put Its Glasses to Work

Consumers have been wary of Glass. Yet it is finding more enthusiastic acceptance in the workplace: in medicine, law enforcement, manufacturing and athletics.

 

 

March 26, 2014

Facebook Buys Oculus VR: What's Next?

Facebook on Tuesday said it has agreed to acquire Oculus VR, maker of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, for $2 billion - $400 million in cash and $1.6 billion in Facebook stock.

 

 

March 24, 2014

Google Deal With Luxottica Will Bring Glass to Ray-Ban, Oakley

Google Inc. has won a powerful ally in its fight to make Google Glass cool.

 

 

March 23, 2014

The Five Hallmarks Of An Industry Cloud Company

The five hallmarks of an industry cloud company-Talent Trifecta, Deep Data Referral Revenues, Massive Market Share, Layer Cake Product Strategy.

 

 

March 21, 2014

Joining the 11-Digit Valuation Club

Emergence Capital and DCM recently led a $3.2 million funding round for Augmedix, a company that creates applications for Google Glass, The Wall Street Journal reports.

 

 

March 21, 2014

Wheelings & Dealings: Augmedix Raises Big Money to Let Doctors See Patients Through Google Glass

Augmedix recently raised a hefty $3.2 million in venture capital funding on the strength of one big idea: give doctors a way to put Google Glass to use in seeing patients.

 

 

March 21, 2014

Funding Roundup: Shopping-Data Startups Cash in

Google Glass app Augmedix publicly announced this week that it raised $3.2 million in August. Augmedix enables doctors to easily interact with electronic health records using Google Glass, rather than having to spend time at the computer.

 

 

March 20, 2014

Funding news roundup: Airbnb, Coupa, Gigwalk, Augmedix

Augmedix, a San Francisco startup, has raised $3.2 million to develop Google Glass apps for use by medical professionals.

 

 

November 20, 2013

Augmented Experience

Let's be honest: Google Glass looks pretty silly. Its appearance is out of time, futuristic, and obnoxiously so.

 

 

November 17, 2013

Google Glass' First Start-Up Innovators

When the first murmurings of Google Glass surfaced, the idea took some time to get used to.

 

 

October 20, 2013

Health-Startups: 10 coole Ideen, die Arzten und Patienten helfen

Augmedix - Mit Google Glass an den Patient

 

 

September 27, 2013

Ask A VC: Emergence Capital Partners' Kevin Spain On The Next Disruptions In Health Tech And More

In this week's TechCrunch TV's Ask A VC show, we had Emergence Capital Partners' Kevin Spain in the studio to talk about his perspective on investing in health tech and more.

 

 

September 25, 2013

Rock Health Debuts Its Fifth Digital Health Class

It's been a busy last 24 hours for Rock Health -and last three years for that matter.

 

 

September 24, 2013

Rock Health's latest batch of digital health startups: Mental health, smart spoons, and more

At Rock Health, entrepreneurs are developing innovative products to keep us healthier, and lower medical care costs.

 

 

September 03, 2013

Is Google Health 2.0 Inevitable?

One major company that is notably absent from the health care IT gold rush is search giant Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) which isn't shy about disrupting other industries.

 

 

May 26, 2013

Des medicins bientot equipes de Google Glass?

Le domaine de la sante regarde avec interet les Google Glass. Des applications utilisant la realite augmentee quelles proposent pour mieux ausculter ou soigner le patient sont deja en cours de developpement.

 

 

May 14, 2013

The view through Google Glass? Cool

NEW YORK - It's not a real product yet, and to the casual observer it remains shrouded in mystery. But that hasn't stopped Google Glass from becoming a spectacle, and the hottest object of high-tech lust since the original iPhone.

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