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Predictive analytics startup Owkin lands $11M

Jan 17, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Owkin, a predictive analytics company that aims to accelerates drug discovery and development, just landed $11 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Otium Venture with participation from Cathay Innovation, Plug and Play, and NJF Capital. This announcement brings the company’s total funding to $13.1...
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CMS revives Obama-era critical-access hospital rule

Jan 17, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS plans to finalize an Obama-era rulemaking that updates the standards that critical-access hospitals have to meet for Medicare reimbursement. The agency estimates that implementing the rule could cost the industry $773 million to $1.1...
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U.S. healthcare uninsured rises most in near decade: Gallup

Jan 17, 2018 , Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans without healthcare insurance rose by 3.2 million people between 2016 and 2017, or 1.3 percentage points to 12.2 percent, according to a Gallup poll released on Tuesday, the biggest jump in the uninsured rate in nearly a decade....
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Scientists identify what may have killed millions in mystery epidemic

Jan 17, 2018 , CNN Health
In the 16th century, an epidemic known as "cocoliztli" that caused bleeding and vomiting swept through large areas of Guatemala, Mexico and even reached Peru. It wiped out 80% of the population, killing millions of people....
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Number of Americans without health insurance spiked by more than 3 million under Trump

Jan 17, 2018 , CNBC Health
The 1.3 percentage point increase in the uninsured rate is the biggest increase since...
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Hospitals, Doctors Brace For Loss Of Children's Health Funds

Jan 16, 2018 , Forbes
More than 20 states face Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) funding shortfalls if Congress doesn’t act this month to fund the coverage for 9 million kids, a Georgetown University report...
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FDA approves Lupin’s Tamiflu generic

Jan 14, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a generic of Hoffman-La Roche’s Tamiflu (oseltamivir phosphate) capsules from Lupin. The company’s generic will be available in 30-, 45- and 75-mg dosage strengths. The product is inficated to treat acute, uncomplicated influenza A and B in patients 2 weeks of age and older, as well as to prevent influenza A and B in patients 1 year old and older. The drug had U.S. sales of roughly $467.8 million for the 12 months ended...
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As CHIP Money Runs Out, Millions of U.S. Kids May Lose Health Care

Jan 13, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: As CHIP Money Runs Out, Millions of U.S. Kids May Lose Health CareCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/12/2018 12:00:00...
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Fresenius Kabi launches Velcade alternative

Jan 13, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
David SalazarVelcade brought in $112 .9 million for maker Takeda Oncology, according to its financial filings.  read...
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Trump Policy Shift on Medicaid Work Requirement Could Affect Millions of People

Jan 12, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: Trump Policy Shift on Medicaid Work Requirement Could Affect Millions of PeopleCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/11/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/11/2018 12:00:00...
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Tenet finalizes Philadelphia exit with $170 million sale of area hospitals

Jan 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Tenet completed the $170 million sale of its last two Philadelphia hospitals to American Health System, which also formed a joint venture with real estate investment firm Harrison Street Real Estate Capital to acquire a portfolio of...
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Guest commentary: Don't leave low-income Americans behind in next funding bill

Jan 12, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Congress will soon decide how to keep the federal government running past the Jan. 19 end of its temporary funding. When it takes that next step, it must not leave behind millions of low-income working people and others who depend on the...
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FDA approves Lupin’s Tamiflu generic

Jan 11, 2018 , Drug Store News - Retail
David Salazar The drug had U.S. sales of roughly $467.8 million for the 12 months ended October 2017, according to IQVIA...
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New York City cancels incentive package for Aetna's headquarters move

Jan 11, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The de Blasio administration has canceled the $9.6 million incentive package Aetna was offered to move its headquarters from Connecticut to the Meatpacking District, according to Crain's New York...
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Tiny Antibiotic Beads Fight Infections After Joint Replacement

Jan 11, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
More than 1 million people undergo total joint replacements each year, and nearly 10,000 will develop infections. To reduce this infection risk, a Houston Methodist orthopedic surgeon created small antibiotic beads that are implanted with the new joint to slowly release medicine for several weeks. ......
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Trump orders mental health support for military veterans to prevent suicide

Jan 11, 2018 , CNBC Health
The new order will cost about $200 million year to implement, an official...
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Bayer, J&J win reversal of $28 million verdict in Xarelto lawsuit

Jan 10, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters) - A Pennsylvania state court judge on Tuesday overturned a $27.8 million jury award to an Indiana couple who accused Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson of failing to warn of internal bleeding risks of their drug Xarelto, the companies said....
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Specially Timed Signals Ease Tinnitus Symptoms In First Test Aimed At The Condition's Root Cause

Jan 10, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Millions of Americans hear ringing in their ears -- a condition called tinnitus -- and new research shows an experimental device could help quiet the phantom sounds by targeting unruly nerve activity in the brain. In a new study in Science Translational Medicine, a team from the University of Michi......
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Another $15M for Spirosure's respiratory analysis device

Jan 10, 2018 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Pleasanton, California-based Spirosure (previously known as Spirometrix) has raised $15 million in Series C-2 financing for its breath analysis device, according to a statement. The funding round was led by returning investor NGK Spark Plugs Co. Ltd. of Japan, as well as other unnamed...
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Fitbit invests $6M in glucose monitoring startup Sano

Jan 10, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Fitbit has recently invested $6 million in San Fransisco-based Sano, a company developing a mobile app and sensor that will allow users to continuously monitor blood glucose levels, multiple publications have...
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