Digital Health

Health Care Is Broken. Oscar Health Thinks Tech Can Fix It

In the late 1990s, two graduate students in Stanford’s computer science department set out to organize the world’s information. Shortly thereafter, a …

Health Care

U.S. News & World Report Names UCLA, Cedars, Keck as Region's Top Hospitals

Just Now<p>LOS ANGELES (CNS) - UCLA Health hospitals, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Keck Hospital of USC, Hoag Memorial Presbyterian in Newport Beach and …

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Central Coast Health staff helping to grow next generation of doctors

In 2018, the University of Newcastle celebrates the 40th anniversary of medicine and the 10th year of its Joint Medical Program (JMP).<p>As Australia’s …

Australian Universities

Florida Hospital, Adventist Health System announce new name: AdventHealth

Florida Hospital, its parent company, Adventist Health System, and all its facilities are taking on a new name — AdventHealth — to reflect a unified …

Health Care

Trellis Rx Hires Jerry Buller as Chief Pharmacy Officer and Brandon Newman as Vice President of Clinical Affairs

Industry veterans to bring deep expertise in health system specialty pharmacy management<p>ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Trellis Rx, a leading …

Vanderbilt University Medical Center

HRS, Catholic Health Home Care: 4.6% Average Readmission Rate Over 30 Months for CHF Patients

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Catholic Health Home Care has maintained a low average readmission rate of 4.6% over 30 months for …

Telehealth

Young Canadians’ use of technology creating health-care ‘generation gap,’ doctors warn | The Star

The health-care system needs to catch up to young adults who are using technology to manage their well-being and to access services like no other …

Health Care

Personal health records and patient portals

If you're like most people, you have a number of health concerns and may visit multiple doctors and pharmacies. Keeping track of it all can be a …

Health Records

CIO interview: Richard Corbridge, CDIO, Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Follow:<p>Richard Corbridge, chief digital and information officer (CDIO) at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, is on a mission to improve the way …

Business Technology

Driving Dreams: Internet of Me Implications, Today and Tomorrow

Management of people is in large part about communication. It’s important to be in touch, up to date and connected with your team, so that you can …

Internet of Things

Researchers use AI to match patients with primary care doctors

Finding a primary care doctor is simpler than it used to be, thanks to on-demand services like ZocDoc, SimplyBook, and Doodle. But matching up with a clinician who’s compatible with your (or your family’s) personality is another story.<p>Researchers at Wright State University, University of …

Business

Sansoro Adds $8 Million to Tackle Health Care’s Data-Connectivity Challenge

Company’s software enables data to flow between electronic medical-record systems<p>Sign in or subscribe for access to peerless insight & analysis, curated data & interactives, and networking events.

Health Care

Group FaceTime for iOS and macOS Has Officially Been Delayed

Apple has pulled Group FaceTime form the most recent iOS 12 and macOS Mojave betas and will delay its release until later this year.<p>In release notes …

iOS

BioBeats attracts funding

<b>BioBeats</b>, a provider of digital health products, has secured 2.4 million pounds in funding. <b>Oxford Sciences Innovation, White Cloud</b> and <b>IQ Capital</b> led …

Administrative Law

How Apple’s AI imaging vision may save lives

Apple’s focus on machine intelligence in imagingand digital healthtechnology may become a great recipe for the development of innovative health …

Business Technology

Aug 14, 2018

EarlySense Successfully Detects Opioid-induced Respiratory Depression, New Study Shows<p>Clinical Evaluation Flags 91 Events through Continuous …

Research

Alphabet invests $375M in tech-focused health insurance startup Oscar

In recent years, more and more startups have worked to disrupt traditional industries by leveraging technology and big data. Oscar was founded in 2012 to improve health insurance, and today it received a $375 million investment from Alphabet.<p>Similar to other startups, Oscar Health applies new …

Health Care

Brainstorm Health: Icahn Backs Down, Alphabet's Oscar Health Investment, Big Tech and AI

Hello, readers. This is Sy.<p>Google’s parent umbrella corporation, Alphabet, has never been shy about pronouncing its digital health ambitions. The …

Pharma

Health Care Initiative - Health Care - Harvard Business School

• 15 Jun 2018<br>• Blavatnik Fellowship in Life Science Entrepreneurship<p>The five incoming Fellows are: David Mou (MD/MBA 2014), the co-founder and medical …

Harvard Business School

Massachusetts General Hospital Ranks Fourth in Nation Across All Specialties

Mass General photo by Samantha CareyThe Best Hospitals ranking came out this week from <i>U.S. News & World Report</i>,<i></i> and Boston healthcare has made …

General Hospital

CMS: Data API could cut costs in the long-term

<i>With help from Arthur Allen (@arthurallen202) and Darius Tahir (@dariustahir)</i><p><b>DISPATCHES FROM #BBDC:</b> CMS hosted its first developer conference at the White House Monday, inviting coders, venture capitalists and government officials to discuss new ways of crunching claims data. The event focused on …

Health Care

H2 Equity rolls firms into new health group

The company is looking to create "a new market-leading group in healthcare and scientific sales & distribution".<p>It plans to combine Aquilant - which …

Customers

Geisinger and Merck Unveil New Applications Developed to Help Improve Patient Communication and Care Delivery

DANVILLE, Pa., Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Geisinger and Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced the launch of two innovative, web-based workflow solutions to help improve health outcomes.<p>The Family Caregiver Application helps two-way communications and …

New Jersey

08-14: NEWS: First results from 2017 Nunavik health survey make their way to participants

NEWS: Nunavik August 14, 2018 - 1:30 pm<p>First results from 2017 Nunavik health survey make their way to participants<p>Health officials coordinating …

Northern Canada

Sensyne/AI: doctored data | Financial Times

Hype or hope? Backers of digital health start-up Sensyne Health need to take a lot on trust. The medical artificial intelligence group is being …

Artificial Intelligence

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Medicine

​Labor promises inquiry into My Health Record

Concerned mainly with the opt-out element of the contentious My Health Record, the federal opposition has said it will lead a 'comprehensive' Senate …

Health Care

FINN Partners Health Practice Continues Global Growth, Resulting in New Hires and Promotions

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Global marketing and communications firm, Finn Partners, has made several senior-level hires and promotions …

Globalization

Havas Health & You Inks Partnership Agreement with InTouchMD to Help Healthcare Clients Maximize Engagement with Healthcare Professionals and Patients

NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Havas Health & You (HH&Y), the health and wellness marketing network focused on promoting healthy living decisions across the entire health ecosystem, today announced its strategic partnership with healthcare solutions company InTouchMD.<p>Beginning Sept. 1, …

Predictions

A digital birth control app blamed for dozens of pregnancies just got FDA approval

A mobile app that bills itself as “digital birth control” has received marketing approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, but it’s still under investigation in Sweden and the United Kingdom for resulting in dozens of unwanted pregnancies.<p>The app, Natural Cycles, costs about $80 per year …

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