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Prescription for economy: Healthcare startup energy

South Florida’s history of healthcare entrepreneurship has received a shot of new startup energy, and some business leaders see it as the prescription for a healthier local economy.

The area’s three leading funding rounds, in fact, are early-stage companies in this industry: Fort Lauderdale telemedicine company MDLIVE’s $50 million financing in the second quarter, Boca Raton-based electronic medical record software provider Modernizing Medicine’s $38 million financing in the third quarter, and Sunrise orthopedic robotics company OrthoSensor’s $19 million in the first.

Source: Miami Herald
By: Nancy Dahlberg on in News