5 Growing Health IT Startups

Accelerator Rock Health just announced another record-setting quarter for capital investment in health IT companies, reflecting the significant opportunity for innovative companies in the healthcare industry.

The following five companies have recently raised additional capital or otherwise begun to distinguish themselves in an increasingly crowded field.

Google-backed Foundation Medicine, a cancer-focused big data startup, recently began a trial with the National Cancer Institute, several cancer nonprofits and five pharmaceutical companies to use genomic profiling to match patients with the best investigational treatment options.

Grand Rounds, an online service that connects patients with some of the most distinguished physician specialists in the world for fees of up to $7,500, has raised $40 million in Series B funding, according to The Wall Street Journal.

OMsignal, a startup for 'smart' clothing that tracks physical activity, heart rate and breathing, has raised $10 million in Series A funding.

VidScrip.com, which helps physicians make and distribute short videos, recently partnered with Boston-based Partners HealthCare, according to a report in the Minneapolis/ St. Paul Business Journal.

Whoop, a fitness monitor startup focused on analytics and performance improvement, has raised $6 million in early funding, according to BostInno.

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