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The ultimate guide to Mobile MRI machines

Mobile MRI

September 25, 2020

The ultimate guide to Mobile MRI machines

Mobile magnetic resonance imaging systems (MRIs) are a complete and flexible solution in the

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Common health startup mistakes

September 24, 2020

Most Common Health Startup Mistakes – and How to Fix Them

Every day, it seems, we hear about the launch of a new health startup. Whether founded by former

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Change Healthcare

June 07, 2020

Change Healthcare Stumps Out $208M To Acquire PDX

Barely a month after splashing almost $213 million to acquire eRx Network, Change Healthcare was

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Butterfly Network

June 02, 2020

New Health-Tech is Enabling Doctors to Perform Remote Ultrasounds

A new health-tech company has enabled doctors to perform ultrasounds on self-isolating

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Healthcare Podcasts

April 27, 2020

The 19 Healthcare Podcasts You Should Be Listening to in 2021

It’s probably not too early to call 2020 the Year of Healthcare. With the world rocked to its

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Providence St. Joseph

April 16, 2020

Providence St. Joseph Uses Twistle Remote Monitoring Technology for COVID-19 Patients

Providence St. Joseph Health is working closely with a pair of digital health startups to provide

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March 02, 2020

Chicago Startup Makes Quality Measures in Hospitals Easier to Implement

Chicago-based startup Apervita, the leading healthcare platform for value-based collaboration,

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AI echocardiograms Software

February 20, 2020

FDA Approves New AI Software to Help Doctors Take Echocardiograms

The FDA has approved software that will make it easier for healthcare staff to take

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Epic, health record company

February 07, 2020

Epic Has Made a Move to Block Data Sharing

America’s largest electronic health record company has launched an effort to block the flow of

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Babylon Health partnership

February 03, 2020

Babylon Health Partners UK Hospital To Deliver Digital Health Services

British telemedicine company, Babylon Health has entered into a 10-year partnership with Royal

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Veritas Genetics

December 11, 2019

Startup Veritas Genetics Confirms Data Breach

DNA-test firm Veritas Genetics has suffered a data breach with a hacker accessing customer

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American Well is buying Aligned Telehealth

December 01, 2019

American Well is buying Aligned Telehealth to tackle mental health issues

National telehealth leader American Well® announced November 7th it has signed a definitive

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Google acquires Fitbit

December 01, 2019

Google has bought Fitbit to compete in the consumer health market

Google has used $2.1 billion of its parent company Alphabet’s reserves to acquire Fitbit, in

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baby monitor app

September 27, 2019

Northwestern Medicine launches app allowing parents to monitor their newly born

A Chicago hospital is hoping to relieve the anxiety of parents of newborns placed in intensive

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Data Breaches

July 30, 2019

A Third Of U.S. Healthcare Organizations Experienced Data Breaches in 2018

Data breaches and security of information continue to pose headaches for the U.S. healthcare

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Global VC Funding

July 23, 2019

Global VC Funding For Digital Health Sets New Half Year Record

Following on a strong performance in 2018, global venture capital funding for digital health

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cancer detection

June 02, 2019

Google AI better at finding lung cancer than doctors

Google and researchers from various medical centers, including Northwestern University in Illinois

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drone organ delivery

May 08, 2019

The first ever drone organ delivery resulting in a transplant, a success

In a first-ever advance in human medicine and transplantation, an unmanned aircraft has delivered

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Healthcare Cybersecurity

May 07, 2019

U.S. Healthcare Cybersecurity Market to Reach $8.70 Billion by 2023

It is now almost universally accepted that the future of healthcare lies in artificial

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imaware at home blood testing

April 26, 2019

[Podcast] The rise of personalized healthcare through home blood testing

Listen to the latest episode of the Healthcare Weekly Podcast as Codrin Arsene talks to Jani

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ADA tools

March 29, 2019

Google launches accessibility tool to turn speech into text

Google has reached new levels with the launch of its latest speech recognition technology. The

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Apple Watch health data

March 19, 2019

University of Michigan Studies How Apple Watch Can Help Predict Disease

The University of Michigan has launched a study to discover whether data collected on Apple Watch,

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Cleveland Clinic AI

March 16, 2019

Cleveland Clinic Launches Artificial Intelligence Center

Cleveland Clinic has launched a new Center for Clinical Artificial Intelligence (AI) whose aim is

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Cedars-Sinai Alexa

March 09, 2019

Cedars-Sinai Pilots Alexa-powered Solution For Patients At Cedars-Sinai

More than a 100 patients at Cedars-Sinai can now use an Alexa-powered platform known as Aiva to

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virtual reality healthcare

March 03, 2019

Virtual Reality Innovations Revolutionizing Healthcare in 2021

Believe it or not, virtual reality is not just a ‘fad’ or the next big trend and many

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UW Medicine data security

March 02, 2019

Data Breach Exposes 1 Million Health Information Records At UW Medicine

The personal health information of nearly 1 million University of Washington (UW) Medicine

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electronic health record

February 23, 2019

Medstar and AMA Tackle Usability Issues Tied To EHR Systems

Physicians have frequently vented their frustrations with inefficient electronic health record

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Leidos and Mayo Clinic

February 21, 2019

Leidos, Mayo Clinic Team Up To Build Tech Accelerator For Innovation

Scientific engineering giant, Leidos and Mayo Clinic have announced a strategic collaboration to

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February 20, 2019

Cybersecurity, Privacy Top Health Industry’s List Of Priorities

Cybersecurity, privacy and security topped a list of priorities for healthcare workers and vendor

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Robotic Surgery system

February 02, 2019

Southern Illinois Healthcare unveils New Robotic System For Surgeries

The Southern Illinois Healthcare Memorial Hospital of Carbondale (SIH) has acquired a new

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January 31, 2019

Number Of Americans Visiting Doctors’ Offices Falls As Telemedicine Surges

The number of Americans visiting physicians’ offices fell between 2015 and 2016 according to a

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Planned Parenthood

January 30, 2019

Planned Parenthood Targets Teens With New Chatbot

Health-services group, Planned Parenthood has launched a new chatbot designed to answer young

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Hospital Website

January 29, 2019

4 Things You Should Know About Redesigning Your Hospital Website

There are many factors that need to be taken into consideration when redesigning your hospital

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January 20, 2019

Cerner Looks To Third Party Developers To Grow Its EHR System

Cerner Corporation, a supplier of health information technology solutions, says it will open up

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CES 2019

January 19, 2019

Best health gadgets displayed at CES 2019

Every year since 1967, the whole world turns its attention to the Consumer Electronics Show (CES),

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January 07, 2019

PeaceHealth Acquires ZOOM+Care For Undisclosed Amount

PeaceHealth has signed a definitive agreement to acquire on-demand healthcare startup ZOOM+Care

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January 03, 2019

3M Buys M*Modal’s Technology Business For $1 Billion

U.S. conglomerate 3M announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire M*Modal’s

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Apple Watch

January 02, 2019

Apple Watch’s ECG Feature Now Live

Apple launched the Apple Watch Series 4 in September, with the new, much-awaited capability of

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December 18, 2018

New VR Training Program from Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson’s advanced VR training modules are designed to give doctors access to a

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colorectal cancer

November 08, 2018

More Colorectal Cancer Screening Tests for Illinois’ Vulnerable Populations

The University of Chicago Medicine’s Center for Asian Health Equity (CAHE) is on a mission to

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Smart Health Solutions

November 08, 2018

Thai City, Khon Kaen Launches Innovative Smart Health Solutions

Khon Kaen City, the ninth largest municipality in Thailand, has come up with a smart health

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Ambra Health

November 06, 2018

Ambra Health on a Quest to Make Imaging More Accessible With First iOS App

Ambra Health has launched its first iOS mobile app, which it says was designed with ease of

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November 05, 2018

2018 Nobel Laureates Contribute to Better, More Compassionate Medicine

2018’s Nobel Prize winners are working towards improving an individual’s overall health,

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November 05, 2018

Scripps, Nvidia Announce Partnership on AI, Deep Learning Best Practices

Scripps Research Translational Institute and Nvidia are partnering to develop artificial

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November 03, 2018

DarioHealth’s System Now Compatible With Latest iPhones

With mobile phone technologies changing ever so rapidly, companies offering digital health

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November 01, 2018

AMA Launches Playbook To Help Physicians Understand Digital Health Better

The American Medical Association (AMA) has launched a playbook to help physicians successfully

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October 31, 2018

VR Holds Promise For Stroke Patients

Physiotherapy for stroke patients can often be a physically and emotionally draining exercise, but

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virtual mental health

October 25, 2018

A Chicago Startup Brings Virtual Mental Health Services to Clinics

A Chicago startup is trying to fight the country’s mental health crisis with

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October 24, 2018

National Academy of Medicine Publication Pleads for Healthcare System Interoperability

To function properly, the healthcare industry has to meet some very important conditions. It needs

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October 24, 2018

Healthcare Trends: Novartis’ Biome is a Global Digital Innovation Network

The healthcare system needs to become fully digital as soon as possible. Even though the start has

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Ada Health

October 23, 2018

Ada Health Launches Free AI-Enabled Self-Check Up App

Ada Health, has partnered with Fondation Botnar, a Swiss foundation, to launch a free artificial

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Nobel laureates

October 21, 2018

2018 Nobel Laureates’ Contribute to Better, More Compassionate Medicine

Principles of antique medicine say a healthy body is not enough, one must also have a sane mind.

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October 17, 2018

Heartbeat Wants To Make Visiting A Physician Fun Again

The buzzwords in healthcare sector are “wearables” and “smartphone apps,” but a New York

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October 16, 2018

Blackberry Takes Strides In Healthcare With Blockchain Solution

Blockchain solution at the core of Blackberry’s strategy Blackberry announced partnerships with

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October 15, 2018

Illinois Hospital Property Tax Exemption

The Illinois Supreme Court decided that nonprofit hospitals will receive a property tax exemption.

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October 15, 2018

Shopping for Healthcare

More and more people, especially millennials, are comparing healthcare services and products using

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October 11, 2018

Tencent, Medopad Team Up On AI To Speed Up Diagnosis of Parkinson’s

Chinese tech giant, Tencent Holdings has partnered United Kingdom-based Medopad to build an

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European Biotech Firms

October 10, 2018

European Biotech Firms On Course To Hit $8 Billion Funding Mark

Funding for European biotech firms is expected to reach $8 billion this year, a new record for

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healthy eating

October 09, 2018

Healthcare IT news: healthy eating app seeks to close brain behaviour gap

Healthy eating is one of the main health-related behaviors that 21st century Americans are

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brain scan

October 08, 2018

Researchers Get $3.8M for Brain Imaging Study To Treat Suicidal Patients

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh have received $3.8

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heart failure

October 07, 2018

Abbott’s Tiny Clip, a Huge Helper for Patients with Severe Heart Failure

A small device made by Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories can greatly reduce death rates in

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heart-monitoring apps

October 06, 2018

Physicians Worry that Apps Could Lead to Unnecessary Anxiety

Wearables are supposedly the next big thing in medtech, but physicians are worried that

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October 03, 2018

SkinVision And Central Launch Skin Cancer Screening App For Policyholders

SkinVision, a digital health company, has partnered with Central, the health insurance branch of

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October 01, 2018

$48,000 robot boy teaches medical students how to better treat children

Any acquired skill, no matter the specific field, needs practice. Although practicing is rather

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September 27, 2018

Accenture Introduces AI Bots Ella and Ethan

Accenture has announced the introduction of Ella and Ethan, two interactive virtual-assistant bots

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Nest google

September 26, 2018

Google’s Nest is quietly making its way towards digital healthcare for the elderly

Digitalizing the healthcare system is a golden opportunity for companies to make good money.

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Google algorithm

September 25, 2018

Old Google algorithm, taught new tricks to help diagnose lung cancer

AI is increasingly used across the tech industry for multiple tasks, from speech and face

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artificial pancreas

September 22, 2018

$250 DIY Artificial Pancreas Inspires Industry to Build One by Early 2019

According to the American Diabetes Association, millions of people around the world live with

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September 19, 2018

UnitedHealthcare Deepens Focus on Digital Health

UnitedHealthcare, the largest health insurer in the U.S., says the need to reduce healthcare costs

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September 19, 2018

Nvidia Launches Next-gen Imaging Technology Clara

Graphics processing units (GPUs) manufacturer, Nvidia, has unveiled its supercomputer Nvidia Clara

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Swarm AI

September 14, 2018

Humans and AI More Efficient Working in Collaboration, Swarm AI Shows

A new hybrid system of artificial intelligence (AI) and human scientists has shown it can achieve

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GN Hearing

September 02, 2018

Google and GN Hearing partner up to produce a hearing aid integrated with Android

Denmark’s GN Hearing announced, August, 16, it has partnered with Google to develop a hearing

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Direct Primary Care

August 29, 2018

Hungry for Healthcare Solutions? Meet Direct Primary Care and HR6199

This post comes from one of our partners and has been written by Adam Habig, Co-Founder and

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virus outbreak detection

August 27, 2018

Scientists Develop Model To Predict Enterovirus Outbreaks 2 Years In Advance

Researchers at the United Kingdom’s Imperial College London have developed a mathematical model

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August 02, 2018

$7.2 Million in New Funding for HealthCrowd to Improve Patient – Physician Communication & Care Outcomes

HealthCrowd, the industry’s first healthcare communications platform-as-a-service (CPaaS),

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July 31, 2018

Will Madaket Save Hospitals and Healthcare Providers $130 Billion Each Year?

Madaket Health, a cloud-based, healthcare SaaS platform solution has received $10 million in

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Healthcare Weekly

July 29, 2018

How Technology Can Help Solve the Country’s Shortage of Nurses

The shortage of nurses in the United States has been an ongoing issue for over a decade. New

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WeDoctor Health App

July 26, 2018

Ambitious Start-Up to Drive Change in China’s Healthcare System

Healthcare start-up WeDoctor is on an ambitious mission to revolutionize China’s healthcare

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