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Older patients are often considered a hard market to reach when it comes to adopting new technology to manage their health, but they are arguably one of the most important demographics to address when it comes to controlling healthcare costs. New research from AI-based chronic disease management startup Lark Health is...
PathAI, a Boston-based startup offering artificial intelligence-powered technology for the pathology space, has raised a $60 million Series B funding round, according to a news release. General Atlantic led the round, while General Catalyst and other existing investors also participated. The company intends to use the money for expansion...
Scott Gottlieb may be gone from the Food and Drug Administration, but his successor plans to continue the work he started. In his first all-hands meeting speech at the FDA, acting Commissioner Ned Sharpless pledged to continue efforts to use the agency’s generics and biosimilars programs to increase market...
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As healthcare organizations strive to keep up with changes in the medical world, one health system in Philadelphia is taking its own approach to innovation. In a phone interview, Penn Medicine chief innovation officer Roy Rosin explained that “there’s such a broad range of innovation going on” at the...
A novel attempt by a drugmaker to protect market exclusivity on its drug by transferring the patents to a Native American tribe has officially failed. On Monday, the Supreme Court denied a petition by Dublin-headquartered Allergan to appeal their case, which the company and the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe...
Clinical data startup Verana Health has branched out from its initial focus on ophthalmology through a partnership with the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) to license the organization’s Axon Registry. The Axon Registry is a qualified clinical data registry that offers real-world data across a variety of practices and patients in...
Bridge Connector, a company focused on solving health IT interoperability challenges, has raised $10 million in funding from Axioma Ventures. It intends to use the money to advance its technology, differentiate product verticals and grow its sales, technology and product teams. The startup offers an integration platform for healthcare organizations, as...
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The insurer said it will provide compensation for better care navigation based on quality and cost metrics across various parts of the patient journey ranging from inpatient admissions, ED visits, prescription drugs, diagnostics and radiology. Source link
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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