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Europe’s tech ecosystem: 2018 a record year for investment, but inclusion and diversity remain key challenges

Jan 21, 2019 lpostelnicu@himss.org (Leontina Postelnicu), Mobile Health News
International tech investment firm Atomico releases the 2018 State of European Tech...
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Health systems fire up business incubators

Jan 20, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals and health systems are launching their own incubators and partnering with existing organizations to gain access to entrepreneurs' innovative...
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New Clinical Trial Will Test Krill Oil For A Brighter Lupus Future

Jan 18, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Can krill oil improve the quality of life of people living with systemic lupus erythematous? A clinical trial, involving 20 centers in the United States, is currently enrolling patients to answer this question. Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), in New York City, is aiming to enroll four patients w......
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Walgreens Partnership Strategy Won't End With Microsoft

Jan 18, 2019 , Forbes
Walgreens and Microsoft "will reach out to other players in the space to create a true ecosystem," Walgreens Boots Alliance CEO Stefano Pessina...
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Scott Steiner to lead Phoebe Putney Health System

Jan 18, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Steiner will replace Joel Wernick, who is retiring after 30 years as the Georgia system's top executive. Steiner currently serves as CEO of four Tenet Healthcare Corp. hospitals in...
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Tyson: Kaiser's Oakland housing initiatives first step toward national model

Jan 18, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson said his organization's recent initiatives to address homelessness and housing instability in the Bay Area are a first step to develop a model that could be replicated throughout the system's national...
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Hospital: Doc gave near-death patients excessive pain meds

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
An intensive-care doctor at Mount Carmel Health System in Ohio ordered "significantly excessive and potentially fatal" doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients, sparking two wrongful death lawsuits against the...
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GoFundMe CEO: 'Gigantic gaps' in health system showing up in crowdfunding

Jan 17, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Scrolling through the GoFundMe website reveals seemingly an endless number of people who need help or community support. A common theme: the cost of healthcare. Of the $5 billion the company says it has raised, about a third has been for...
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Rand Paul Will Undergo Surgery At Canadian Hospital–But He’ll Be Paying Out Of Pocket For The Procedure

Jan 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Republican Sen. Rand Paul's surgery highlights the nuances involved in the Canadian health care system beyond the simple portrayal of socialized medicine....
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Walgreens CEO: Microsoft Will Help Create 'Ecosystem' To Simplify Healthcare

Jan 16, 2019 , Forbes
Walgreens CEO Stefano Pessina says the partnership with Microsoft will help create an “ecosystem” that connects its drugstores to patients and their medical care providers in...
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AAM joins newly formed Coalition Against Patent Abuse

Jan 16, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The Association for Accessible Medicines has joined the Coalition Against Patent Abuse, a new stakeholder association that is focused on fighting abuses of the patent system. Read More...
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Tenet inks multiyear contracts with Humana, Anthem

Jan 16, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Tenet Healthcare Corp. has signed contracts with Humana and Anthem. Combined with its recent Cigna contract, the health system is 92% contracted, according to CEO Ron...
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Newly Discovered Mechanism Helps Our Own Immune Systems Fight Cancer

Jan 15, 2019 , Forbes
“When the mechanism is deactivated, the immune system becomes much more aggressive against the tumor cells," scientist...
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Chance Of Depression In New Doctors Depends On Where They Train

Jan 15, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Nearly 20,000 future doctors will graduate from U.S. medical school this spring, and embark on the residency training that launches their careers. Right now, they’re choosing which hospitals and health systems they’d most like to train at. But a new study suggests that their mental health in the cr......
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Commentary: Lose star ratings, instead measure what matters to patients

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Let's acknowledge that the CMS star-rating system spurs activities that raise costs without improving outcomes and begin rethinking the concept of quality measurement in...
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Patient advocates' role expands to meet healthcare's increasingly complex demands

Jan 13, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Once considered the arbiter of patient complaints, the role of the patient advocate has expanded as navigating the healthcare system has become increasingly...
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Exosystems To Demo Gamified Physical Therapy Technology At CES 2019

Jan 13, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
South Korean healthcare wearables maker Exosystems, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, will demonstrate its latest AI-based technology at CES 2019 next month. The the exoRehab device was created by the company to give patients a "Personalized Rehabilitation Guidance" during their neu......
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New York state's health plan for the disabled to shut down

Jan 12, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The New York State Department of Health has agreed to a deal with Independence Care System to wind down its managed long-term care plan and transition members to a different...
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Hospital Mergers Get Even Bigger As Seller Size Hits $400M

Jan 12, 2019 , Forbes
Hospital and health system mergers involved even bigger players in 2018 as the average seller size hit $409 million in revenue, Kaufman Hall says in its annual healthcare merger...
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USFDA grants breakthrough designation for AWAK’s Peritoneal Dialysis device

Jan 12, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Earlier this week, AWAK Technologies (AWAK), a Singapore-headquartered medical technology company focused on dialysis using regeneration technology for end-stage renal disease, announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Device designation to its AWAK Peritoneal Dialysis (AWAK PD) device, a wearable and ultra-portable PD system that incorporates AWAK’s patented sorbent...
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