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2019 CES: Quiet year for green-car and self-driving news

2019 CES: QUIET YEAR FOR GREEN-CAR AND SELF-DRIVING NEWS

As always, the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show held this week in Las Vegas was massive. Hundreds of thousands of attendees, workers,...

Carelinx launches home-care service for Medicare Advantage plans

CARELINX LAUNCHES HOME-CARE SERVICE FOR MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS

CMS's expansion of the health related supplemental benefits that can be covered by Medicare Advantage has opened up a lucrative new...

 
 
 
Gerald McRaney, Ben Lawson, Michele Weaver Join Netflix's ‘Dolly Parton's Heartstrings' in “If I Had Wings” Episode

GERALD MCRANEY, BEN LAWSON, MICHELE WEAVER JOIN NETFLIX'S ‘DOLLY PARTON'S HEARTSTRINGS' IN “IF I HAD WINGS” EPISODE

The anthology episode follows three siblings who converge on their estranged father's Mississippi farm for his 70th birthday.

Four College Teams to Converge at Berkeley Lab for DOE CyberForce Competition

FOUR COLLEGE TEAMS TO CONVERGE AT BERKELEY LAB FOR DOE CYBERFORCE COMPETITION

Four college teams will square off at the U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory on Dec. 1 as part of DOE's...

 
 
 
Amazon's latest healthcare foray is a major step into health informatics

AMAZON'S LATEST HEALTHCARE FORAY IS A MAJOR STEP INTO HEALTH INFORMATICS

A new software service from the company called Amazon Comprehend Medical uses machine learning and natural language processing to extract...

Hear The 1975 Cover Ariana Grande's “thank u, next”

HEAR THE 1975 COVER ARIANA GRANDE'S “THANK U, NEXT”

The fates have converged. Two internet tidal waves have collapsed into one another and created something that threatens to become some...

 
 
 
Report: Walgreens and Humana looking to take equity stakes in each other

REPORT: WALGREENS AND HUMANA LOOKING TO TAKE EQUITY STAKES IN EACH OTHER

The two companies are already working together on a pilot program putting senior-focused primary care centers in Walgreens stores located...

From startup to start again: How Withings plans to recover from its Nokia experience

FROM STARTUP TO START AGAIN: HOW WITHINGS PLANS TO RECOVER FROM ITS NOKIA EXPERIENCE

Withings co-founder Eric Carreel bought the company back earlier this year after a somewhat disastrous tenure under Nokia and is now...

 
 
 
NSW's Greater China Roadshow promotes regional tourism offerings in China

NSW'S GREATER CHINA ROADSHOW PROMOTES REGIONAL TOURISM OFFERINGS IN CHINA

Promoting Sydney and regional NSW's tourism offerings to more than 200 travel trade representatives in the city of Xi'an, a delegation...

What barriers are preventing patients from getting mental health services?

WHAT BARRIERS ARE PREVENTING PATIENTS FROM GETTING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES?

New research from AbleTo, a provider of tech-enabled behavioral health solutions, found cost and stigma remain two of the primary reasons...

 
 
 
Bio Roundup: Alzheimer's Puzzle, ESMO Assessed, Drug Prices & More

BIO ROUNDUP: ALZHEIMER'S PUZZLE, ESMO ASSESSED, DRUG PRICES & MORE

In the biotech investment and research communities this week, much of the attention was turned to Europe. Munich, Germany, hosted the...

More large companies opening on-site clinics for employees

MORE LARGE COMPANIES OPENING ON-SITE CLINICS FOR EMPLOYEES

According to a 2017 employer survey, a third of companies with more than 5,000 employees now offer general medical clinics at their...

 
 
 
Pitch Perfect Winner Spotlight: The startup tackling cardiac rehab with technology

PITCH PERFECT WINNER SPOTLIGHT: THE STARTUP TACKLING CARDIAC REHAB WITH TECHNOLOGY

Moving Analytics is a startup trying to address socio-economic factors that make it difficult to complete rehab in a traditional brick-and-mortar...

Three insights on sleep from media mogul turned sleep activist Arianna Huffington

THREE INSIGHTS ON SLEEP FROM MEDIA MOGUL TURNED SLEEP ACTIVIST ARIANNA HUFFINGTON

During a keynote at the Manova Summit in Minneapolis Thrive Global CEO Arianna Huffington expanded on her philosophy around sleep's...

 
 
 
Facebook tries its hand at hardware with Portal

FACEBOOK TRIES ITS HAND AT HARDWARE WITH PORTAL

Portal is not Facebook's Echo Show. Call it a case of convergent evolution, wherein two companies arrived at similar looking products...

Super Mario Party Review - Same Party, New Decorations

SUPER MARIO PARTY REVIEW - SAME PARTY, NEW DECORATIONS

The Mario Party franchise has always been about the convergence of board games and minigames with Nintendo characters thrown into the...

 
 
 
At Health 2.0, providers say lack of trust is major barrier in driving patient-centered innovation

AT HEALTH 2.0, PROVIDERS SAY LACK OF TRUST IS MAJOR BARRIER IN DRIVING PATIENT-CENTERED INNOVATION

Panelists at the Health 2.0 Provider Symposium pointed to the necessity of building aligned incentives to promote data sharing and...

PHAGE SPANINS: DIVERSITY, TOPOLOGICAL DYNAMICS AND GENE CONVERGENCE

Spanins are phage lysis proteins required to disrupt the outer membrane. Phages employ either two-component spanins or unimolecular...

 
 
 
Philips inks agreement with Air Force for patient monitoring tech

PHILIPS INKS AGREEMENT WITH AIR FORCE FOR PATIENT MONITORING TECH

Philips signed an agreement with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory for a real-time patient monitoring application called Batdok,...

Ford GoRide brings its NEMT services to Detroit Medical Center

FORD GORIDE BRINGS ITS NEMT SERVICES TO DETROIT MEDICAL CENTER

A new partnership between DMC and Ford Motor Company's non-emergency medical transportation service, Ford GoRide, enables patients...