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Consumer diagnostics company EverlyWell has raised a $50 million financing round as it looks to build out its digital platform and expand its retail partnerships to widen access to its range of at-home tests. The funding round was led by investors Goodwater Capital and Highland Capital Partners, along with...
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MedCity INVEST is coming up next month. We’ve lined up a fantastic group of speakers for the two day conference in Chicago at the Ritz Carlton April 23-24. The event will kick off with a panel discussion around the topic of Alexa and other voice-enabled technology in healthcare. Alyssa Jaffee, a vice...
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98point6, a startup providing an on-demand, text-based primary care service, has teamed up with Banner|Aetna, the Arizona health plan owned by Banner Health and insurer Aetna, according to a news release. As part of their collaboration, Banner|Aetna members will have unlimited, 24/7 access to 98point6’s solution. The Seattle-based startup offers...
Published results of a liquid biopsy study in lung cancer patients could lead oncologists to prioritize blood-based genomic sequencing over traditional tissue testing. Redwood City, California-based Guardant Health said Monday that it had published results of the NILE study, a head-to-head comparison of its Guardant360 liquid biopsy assay against...
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A large biotech company has made a deal with a smaller firm to incorporate a new weapon into its arsenal against nonalcoholic steatohepatitis: machine learning. Foster City, California-based Gilead Sciences said Tuesday that it had partnered with Insitro, based in nearby South San Francisco, to discover and develop new...
A panel discussion at the upcoming MedCity INVEST meeting in Chicago will look at real-world applications of blockchain technology in healthcare and biopharma. Source link
The North Carolina organizations aim to enter a final agreement later this year, which would include plans to develop a second Wake Forest School of Medicine campus in Charlotte. Source link
London-based startup Medbelle has raised a a $7 million Series A financing round to build out its technology, which is intended to digitize management of the patient’s healthcare journey. The funding round was led by Signals Venture Capital and included participation by Talis Capital, Mutschler Ventures, IBB Beteiligungsgesellschaft and...
The future of personalized cancer treatments will be enabled by technology to understand the genetic variants of a person’s disease, as well as tools to determine the best treatment pathways for the individual. A new feasibility study from Stanford Medical Center, along with startups Notable Labs and Tempus, sketched...
The healthcare investment world doesn’t just involve traditional VCs anymore. From Mayo Clinic to Cigna, other types of players — namely, providers and payers — are exploring the space. That very concept will be up for discussion during a panel at MedCity INVEST on April 23-24 in Chicago. Prior to...
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