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Wednesday 20th June 2018

What Atul Gawande will bring to the table as CEO of Amazon-Berkshire-JPM venture

Effective July 9, surgeon and author Atul Gawande, who has been outspoken about healthcare costs and quality, will take over as CEO of the new initiative.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia spinout developed medication error assessment tool

Bainbridge Health has raised about $3.5 million in seed funding to date, including $1.6 million from BioAdvance, Chestnut Street Ventures and, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Tuesday 19th June 2018

Judge rules MD Anderson must pay $4.3M for HIPAA violations

The violations date back to three separate breach reports in 2012 and 2013, which involve the stealing of an unencrypted laptop and the loss of two unencrypted USB thumb drives.

Unsurprisingly, physicians aren’t thrilled with their EHRs

A new survey of 521 licensed primary care physicians found 21 percent are somewhat dissatisfied with their current EHR and 13 percent are very dissatisfied with it.

Roche acquires the rest of Foundation Medicine for $2.4B, supporting its precision medicine strategy

It’s the latest in a series of companies Roche has acquired to add services and technology to the Big Pharma’s drug development business, particularly in

Monday 18th June 2018

Funding healthcare accelerators, an HHS unit is taking a VC approach to innovation

Part of the Department of Health and Human Services, DRIVe is hunting for new technologies to detect and manage infectious outbreaks, control the rampant inflammation associated with sepsis and generally advance health security.

How payers view the transition to value-based care

A new survey of 120 payers found that while health insurers see the positive impact of value-based care initiatives, challenges still remain, particularly regarding innovation and analytics.

Deloitte integrates patient engagement platform with Apple frameworks

Deloitte has integrated ConvergeHEALTH Patient Connect, a tool that its life sciences clients use to support specific patient populations, with Apple

Sunday 17th June 2018

Hackensack Meridian Health uses $25M fund to invest in Pillo Health

Hackensack will work with Pillo to find ways to use its Amazon Alexa-like robot within the health system.

Why physicians can’t be Luddites as healthcare changes

Input from physicians ensures that good actors are leading the healthcare revolution as the person best equipped to chart the course through the data-deluged wilderness of complicated information, evolving systems, “intelligent” devices, and continu

New approaches to oncology may require new approaches to clinical trials

Targeted therapies have potential to be highly effective. The challenge is finding patients to enroll in clinical trials.

Friday 15th June 2018

Theranos founder, former COO face criminal charges in blood testing company’s latest chapter

Federal prosecutors from the U.S. attorney’s office in San Francisco have charged Holmes and COO Sunny Balwani with fraud over all

To get the most of EHRs, invest in advanced analytics

New advanced analytics platforms allow hospitals to use the data captured in all of their legacy technology investments to make more informed decisions.

Outcome Health taps new CEO from the advertising world

The startup’s new leader is Matt McNally, who currently serves as group president and chief media officer of Publicis Health.

Tests for precision medicine are complicated – this group makes them easier to select

MedCity CONVERGE speaker discusses the challenges facing reimbursement and how ECRI Institute simplifies it.

A health tech accelerator takes root in Amish country to support clinical validation

The Smart Health Innovation Lab is designed to serve as a test lab for entrepreneurs so they can get the validation they need for wider adoption.

Thursday 14th June 2018

VICE documentary shows new frontier in drug pricing debate: DIY drugs

Experts discuss the multitude of factors feeding high drug prices and some of the solutions that policymakers have proposed.

Medici, which offers healthcare messaging app, secures $22M+ in Series A funding

The private capital comes from investors including Citadel’s Ken Griffin, Publix’s Howard Jenkins and Tesla’s Antonio Gracias.

A Q&A with Foundation Medicine’s chairman-turned VC

Michael Pellini, the featured speaker at MedCity’s CONVERGE conference next month, holds forth on his new VC gig at Bill Maris-founded Section 32, the practice of oncology, and how healthcare must get more tightly integrated with tech.

H-Source: The company helping hospitals reduce supply chain waste

The organization offers a platform for member hospitals to buy and sell healthcare products and medical equipment with each other.

AI set to become important component of drug discovery, development

Large pharma companies are partnering with tech firms to use artificial intelligence and machine learning to speed up drug discovery.

Wednesday 13th June 2018

GE Healthcare sells analytics company Caradigm to Inspirata

Caradigm is the second company that Inspirata has acquired from GE Healthcare this year. The first was Omnyx, a digital pathology organization.

Cellectis publishes description of new ‘all-in-one’ CAR-T architecture

New architecture has potential to make manufacturing more efficient and improve safety, company says.

Party at BIO conference that featured topless dancers draws fire from organization

One attendee called the PABNAB party entertainment “tone-deaf,” bu

Catholic Health Initiatives VP on how data and analytics can impact patient care

In a phone interview, Jim Reichert, CHI’s vice president of clinical analytics, discussed how the system measures quality, safety and patient experience metrics across its facilities.

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