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Dinging Graham-Cassidy bill, insurers say it contributes to government-run single-payer system

DINGING GRAHAM-CASSIDY BILL, INSURERS SAY IT CONTRIBUTES TO GOVERNMENT-RUN SINGLE-PAYER SYSTEM

The nation's largest insurance lobby sent a letter to Senate leaders voicing opposition to the Graham-Cassidy bill and arguing that...

Rock Health survey reveals pitfalls for digital health CEOs and how to navigate them

ROCK HEALTH SURVEY REVEALS PITFALLS FOR DIGITAL HEALTH CEOS AND HOW TO NAVIGATE THEM

A report from Rock Health on streamlining enterprise sales in digital health found that more than half of CEOs admitted to doing “very...

 
 
 
2 contrasting medtech approaches to deal with chronic pain and avoid opioids

2 CONTRASTING MEDTECH APPROACHES TO DEAL WITH CHRONIC PAIN AND AVOID OPIOIDS

Medtronic and SPR Therapeutics are treating chronic pain but while the former has adopted a permanent, implantable neuromodulation...

Ex-Cleveland Clinic Innovations director Gary Fingerhut charged in $2.7M fraud against health system

EX-CLEVELAND CLINIC INNOVATIONS DIRECTOR GARY FINGERHUT CHARGED IN $2.7M FRAUD AGAINST HEALTH SYSTEM

Gary Fingerhut was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and honest services wire fraud and one count of making...

 
 
 
Cleveland Clinic CIO talks innovation, patient engagement and BYOD

CLEVELAND CLINIC CIO TALKS INNOVATION, PATIENT ENGAGEMENT AND BYOD

In a recent phone interview, newly minted Cleveland Clinic CIO Edward Marx discussed his position, how to avoid pilot purgatory and...

The three horizons of the value-based care continuum

THE THREE HORIZONS OF THE VALUE-BASED CARE CONTINUUM

During a presentation at the World Congress Integrated Delivery Systems Summit last week, NextGen Healthcare's Bruno Nardone took a...

 
 
 
Third Eye Diagnostics charts progress with noninvasive device to measure intracranial pressure

THIRD EYE DIAGNOSTICS CHARTS PROGRESS WITH NONINVASIVE DEVICE TO MEASURE INTRACRANIAL PRESSURE

Third Eye Diagnostics developed a handheld device to make the process of assessing intracranial pressure for the severity of traumatic...

Memotext founder shares how to realize ROI in patient engagement

MEMOTEXT FOUNDER SHARES HOW TO REALIZE ROI IN PATIENT ENGAGEMENT

Memotext President Amos Adler talks about the challenges digital health companies face in helping healthcare stakeholders realize a...

 
 
 
CareFirst BCBS can take its data breach case to all the way to SCOTUS

CAREFIRST BCBS CAN TAKE ITS DATA BREACH CASE TO ALL THE WAY TO SCOTUS

A D.C. appeals court has granted CareFirst's request to file an appeal with the Supreme Court. “[T]he Supreme Court has yet to examine...

Breaking: Martin Shkreli's Clinton threat lands him in jail

BREAKING: MARTIN SHKRELI'S CLINTON THREAT LANDS HIM IN JAIL

A judge has revoked bail for the pharma bro, who is waiting to be sentenced for securities fraud, over comments he made on Facebook...

 
 
 
Redox adds first health system customer with Brigham Health deal in push to expand interoperability

REDOX ADDS FIRST HEALTH SYSTEM CUSTOMER WITH BRIGHAM HEALTH DEAL IN PUSH TO EXPAND INTEROPERABILITY

“We're eager to be better partners to our colleagues at digital health startups and large vendors alike,” said Dr. Adam Landman, Brigham...

The art of clinical trial design: Generating real world evidence that satisfies regulators and payers

THE ART OF CLINICAL TRIAL DESIGN: GENERATING REAL WORLD EVIDENCE THAT SATISFIES REGULATORS AND PAYERS

Well-designed real-world evidence studies have gained acceptance by regulators and payers, who once viewed them with skepticism. Here...

 
 
 
Chicago's $69.7 billion healthcare industry makes it a hub for innovation

CHICAGO'S $69.7 BILLION HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY MAKES IT A HUB FOR INNOVATION

In a new report, the Health Care Council of Chicago, an initiative of Matter and Leavitt Partners, outlined the current status of Chicago's...

FDA slaps SyncThink with warning letter over concussion detection claims

FDA SLAPS SYNCTHINK WITH WARNING LETTER OVER CONCUSSION DETECTION CLAIMS

The FDA took issue with SyncThink marketing its eyetracking test as a concussion detection tool.

 
 
 
Kymriah and the CAR-T roller coaster

KYMRIAH AND THE CAR-T ROLLER COASTER

With the FDA approval of Novartis' CAR-T drug, get ready for a roller coaster ride involving a therapy class that has the potential...

Meet the state insurance commissioners struggling to stabilize the markets

MEET THE STATE INSURANCE COMMISSIONERS STRUGGLING TO STABILIZE THE MARKETS

As insurers threaten to exit state markets and voters at town halls complain about unaffordable prices, the state commissioners are...

 
 
 
Notable Labs raises $10M for drug testing service to develop therapeutic index for oncologists

NOTABLE LABS RAISES $10M FOR DRUG TESTING SERVICE TO DEVELOP THERAPEUTIC INDEX FOR ONCOLOGISTS

The goal of the business is to help physicians identify the most suitable combinations of FDA-approved treatments that can be immediately...

Baxter and Matter partner to support healthcare innovation

BAXTER AND MATTER PARTNER TO SUPPORT HEALTHCARE INNOVATION

Baxter International, a medical device company, and Matter, a health technology incubator, will work together to improve healthcare...

 
 
 
5 companies that want to take the time suck out of prior authorization requests

5 COMPANIES THAT WANT TO TAKE THE TIME SUCK OUT OF PRIOR AUTHORIZATION REQUESTS

With PriorAuthNow's fundraise to make a dent in the ginormous time-suck of prior authorization requests, here are four other companies...

To elevate diagnostics, the unloved stepchild of precision medicine, educate, educate and educate

TO ELEVATE DIAGNOSTICS, THE UNLOVED STEPCHILD OF PRECISION MEDICINE, EDUCATE, EDUCATE AND EDUCATE

While diagnostics are necessary to fulfill precision medicine's promise, no one really wants to pay for them. Consequently educating...