nanthealth

BlackBerry backed NantHealth files IPO

Body: 

Back in April 2014, it was announced that BlackBerry had made a strategic investment in end-to-end medical solutions provider NantHealth. That relationship grew further during CES 2015 with the announcement that BlackBerry would be providing the software platform for NantHealth's HBox. Now, the Culver City, California-based company has filed for an Initial Public Offering (IPO) worth possibly as much as $92 million.

BlackBerry backed NantHealth files IPO

BlackBerry provides software platform for NantHealth's HBox

Body: 

As part of the events today during CES 2015, BlackBerry has announced they'll be providing the software platform for NantHealth's HBox which, currently collects three billion vital signs annually and transmits that data to thousands of medical devices and 250 hospitals throughout the U.S.

NantHealth's cancer genome browser launches on the Passport

Body: 

BlackBerry Passport

BlackBerry has announced that it is collaborating with healthcare-focused data provider NantHealth in launching the NantOmics Cancer Genome Browser on the the BlackBerry Passport. The genome browser is the first such mobile solution available to medical care professionals, and allows them to access patients' genetic data securely.

60 Minutes profiles NantHealth CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong and how he's shaking up the world of cancer

Body: 

60 Minutes takes a look at NantHealth CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong and how he's shaking up the world of cancer

During the Forbes Healthcare Summit 2014 held on December 3rd and 4th, NantHealth CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong and BlackBerry CEO John Chen sat down to discuss NantHealth's new app that will allow doctors to view genomes via a secure phone such as a BlackBerry Passport. In that interview, it was mentioned 60 Minutes would be further featuring NantHealth and CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong. That episode has now aired and offers up an interesting look at how the richest man in Los Angeles is shaking up the world of cancer treatment with some help from BlackBerry.

NantHealth CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong discusses viewing Genomes on the BlackBerry Passport

Body: 

The Forbes Healthcare Summit 2014 kicked off on December 3rd and today, BlackBerry CEO John Chen along with NantHealth CEO Patrick Soon-Shiong took the stage to discuss NantHealth's new app that will allow doctors to view genomes via a secure phone such as a BlackBerry Passport. Earlier, Soon-Shiong had tweeted he was excited about an upcoming joint announcement with BlackBerry but didn't really elaborate on the matter, but according to the video we should be hearing more come Sunday during a 60 Minutes broadcast with a full announcement arriving at CES in Las Vegas.

BlackBerry invests in healthcare IT firm NantHealth

Body: 

NantHealth

BlackBerry has made a strategic investment with an end-to-end medical solutions provider by the name of NantHealth. As you can imagine, the health industry requires cloud connectivity while remaining secure, and NantHealth’s solutions, like BlackBerry’s, fall into that category. Specifics of the partnership are still being hashed out, but we can expect synergies to be found across QNX (which is already embedded in many vital pieces of medical machinery), BBM Protected, and devices.