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When Hospitals Embrace Entrepreneurship

<i>Cleveland Clinic’s CEO shares how his</i> team is finding and fostering entrepreneurs dedicated to improving care<p><i>Cleveland Clinic President & CEO, Dr.</i> …

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How a Startup Accelerator Can Advance Your Business

If your startup needs funding and you’re not sure where to turn, you may feel overwhelmed. After all, there are myriad ways to get cash for your …

Emerging health technologies can enhance Canada's prosperity - MaRS

Note: This article originally appeared in the Canadian Business Journal. Why are emerging health technologies so important to the future of Canada’s …

Why China’s Next Big Innovation Could Be in Healthcare

<b>A rising class of Chinese giants powered by innovation are dominating the news. But beyond these well-known few, where should we expect the next</b> …

How the Promise of Immunotherapy Is Transforming Oncology

Immunotherapy is still in its early stages, and more rigorous studies are needed. Oncology is filled with tales of advances that held promise only to be thwarted by cancer’s uncanny ability to develop resistance to medicine’s attacks. There isn’t any assurance that the new immunotherapy will be …

New startup gets big seed funding round to make non-invasive pre-natal testing more accessible in Asia

Non-invasive pre-natal testing (NIPT) is a relatively new technology. As the name implies, it involves no needles being put near the unborn child. …

China Faces A Problem That It Really Can't Solve

As the People's Bank of China slashes interest rates, the potential for a Chinese slowdown is back on everyone's mind.<p>China's growth has slowed from above 12% to just 7.5%. The latter is the government's target, and a lot of economists don't even believe that's manageable. That matters for pretty …

Misfit looks to adrenaline boost from China, raises $40 million from Xiaomi and other investors

Fitness tracking startup Misfit has secured US$40 million in funding from an array of Chinese investors. The US firm’s latest investment is led by …

Major Healthcare Initiative Forecasts the Future of Digital Health in the U.K.

The United Kingdom recently announced a five-year framework to deliver more seamless, transparent and personalized digital health solutions for …

Digital Health

Personal genome service launches in UK

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Gene Could Be a New Biomarker For Diagnosis of TNBC

Startup gains FDA clearance for first tiny, injectable neuromodulation system for back pain | FierceBiotech

<i>Stimwave's Freedom Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) System--Courtesy of StimWave</i><p>Chronic back pain is notoriously difficult to treat with existing …

4 Consumerization Strategies Medtech Need to Learn Fast

<i>Andrew Atwell</i><p>It's official: the consumerization of healthcare is now a huge trend, and evidence of it is everywhere. But what should medical device …

Digital Health

Here’s exactly how the United States spends $2.9 trillion on health care

The United States spent $2.9 trillion on health care in 2013, or about $9,255 per person, according to a new detailed accounting of the nation's health care dollars. The 2013 totals represent just 3.6 percent growth in national health spending from 2012 — the lowest annual growth rate <i>since 1960</i>, …

When Science Outpaces Payers: Reimbursement in Molecular Diagnostics

For several years, the future of cancer care has revolved around “personalized medicine.” This process leverages all that can be learned about a …

3D Mammograms Are Better For Dense Breasts

No option is perfect when it comes to mammography. That’s particularly true for women with dense breasts, who are burdened with a greater risk for …

Pilot project launched to provide home-based care services for disabled

Digital Tools for Design Research

Design research is about understanding real people in the context of their everyday lives and then using what we learn to inspire our work. This …

What the U.S. Can Learn From India and Brazil About Preventive Health Care

American media companies, automakers, clothing retailers, and other industries have for decades looked abroad to find ideas and innovations they can adapt for the US market. But in one of America’s largest, fastest growing, and sometimes most confounding sectors — healthcare — the situation is …

Fat to Blame for Half a Million Cancers a Year

By Kate Kelland<p>LONDON (Reuters) - Some half a million cases of cancer a year are due to people being overweight or obese, and the problem is …

EnsembleIQ | The premier business intelligence resource

Our Brands<p><b>Connecting You with All Retail Markets</b><p>EnsembleIQ brands work in harmony to inform, connect, and provide predictive analysis for retailers, …

The Four Traps of Predictive Analytics

Management consultant James Taylor explains how to avoid common mistakes of predictive analytics.<p>If the name James Taylor makes you think of “Fire …

Global surveillance of cancer survival 1995–2009: analysis of individual data for 25 676 887 patients from 279 population-based registries in 67 countries (CONCORD-2)

International comparison of survival trends reveals very wide differences that are likely to be attributable to differences in access to early …

Global burden of cancer attributable to high body-mass index in 2012: a population-based study

These findings emphasise the need for a global effort to abate the increasing numbers of people with high BMI. Assuming that the association between …

George Osborne under fire over £2bn NHS pledge

George Osborne, the chancellor, has come under fire after it emerged that a headline-grabbing extra £2bn a year being allocated to the NHS includes £750m being re-allocated from within the Department of Health.<p>The extra health funding, announced before the chancellor’s autumn statement this week, …

Ten Ways Big Data Is Revolutionizing Manufacturing

McKinsey & Company recently published How Big Data Can Improve Manufacturing which provides insightful analysis of how big data and advanced analytics can streamline biopharmaceutical, chemical and discrete manufacturing.<p>The article highlights how manufacturers in process-based industries are using …