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Philips healthcare accelerator HealthWorks uses JPM18 to recruit startups in program expansion

PHILIPS HEALTHCARE ACCELERATOR HEALTHWORKS USES JPM18 TO RECRUIT STARTUPS IN PROGRAM EXPANSION

The week at the J.P. Morgan Healthcare conference, HealthWorks spent the week interviewing candidates for the Cambridge, Massachusetts...

How to woo investors at JPM18: Stick a needle in their arm

HOW TO WOO INVESTORS AT JPM18: STICK A NEEDLE IN THEIR ARM

San Diego, California-based Genalyte has spent 10 years developing its lab-on-a-chip technology. Now it's ready, to try it out on J.P....

 
 
 
At JPM, French investment banker to U.S. biotech/medtech investors: Stop by Paris. There's money to be made here

AT JPM, FRENCH INVESTMENT BANKER TO U.S. BIOTECH/MEDTECH INVESTORS: STOP BY PARIS. THERE'S MONEY TO BE MADE HERE

A French investment banker attempts to explain how the new France is a haven for startups and biotech innovation, and a place where...

How is the Trump administration impacting health IT?

HOW IS THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION IMPACTING HEALTH IT?

Healthcare Growth Partners has released two of the questions and responses from its biannual health IT M&A survey. The queries asked...

 
 
 
Why do many IVD companies face an uphill battle with payers for reimbursement?

WHY DO MANY IVD COMPANIES FACE AN UPHILL BATTLE WITH PAYERS FOR REIMBURSEMENT?

Despite the relative paucity of peer-reviewed studies for IVDs in general, several companies are taking steps to publish their data,...

Former attorney to pharma bro Martin Shkreli found guilty in fraud scheme

FORMER ATTORNEY TO PHARMA BRO MARTIN SHKRELI FOUND GUILTY IN FRAUD SCHEME

Evan Greebel acted as outside counsel for pharma company Retrophin from 2012 to 2014. Prosecutors alleged during that time Greebel...

 
 
 
Founding partner of Humana Health Ventures to startups: Don't approach us simply to get a check

FOUNDING PARTNER OF HUMANA HEALTH VENTURES TO STARTUPS: DON'T APPROACH US SIMPLY TO GET A CHECK

Busy Burr leads the innovation team in Palo Alto for Humana. In an expansive phone interview, she talks about parallels between improv...

Creating more options to address language translation needs in America's healthcare system

CREATING MORE OPTIONS TO ADDRESS LANGUAGE TRANSLATION NEEDS IN AMERICA'S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM

Studies have shown that the absence of professional interpreters can increase a patient's length of stay in a hospital, and increase...

 
 
 
Aidoc harnesses deep learning to improve the radiologist's workflow

AIDOC HARNESSES DEEP LEARNING TO IMPROVE THE RADIOLOGIST'S WORKFLOW

The Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup is leveraging artificial intelligence and deep learning to improve the radiology workflow. Its technology...

How do EHR vendors perform across the globe?

HOW DO EHR VENDORS PERFORM ACROSS THE GLOBE?

Titled “Global EMR Performance 2017,” a KLAS report looks at how EHR vendors are viewed around the world. To unearth the findings,...

 
 
 
2017 drug approvals: Records, milestones, and controversies

2017 DRUG APPROVALS: RECORDS, MILESTONES, AND CONTROVERSIES

2017 was a blockbuster year for drug approvals, with 46 new molecular entities and some first-of-their-kind gene therapies given the...

82% of consumers do not use telehealth, survey says

82% OF CONSUMERS DO NOT USE TELEHEALTH, SURVEY SAYS

Telemedicine has been surrounded by plenty of hype this year. However, a new survey of 403 consumers shows that a relatively small...

 
 
 
Video remote monitoring for directly observed therapy stems TB outbreaks in Puerto Rico, Texas

VIDEO REMOTE MONITORING FOR DIRECTLY OBSERVED THERAPY STEMS TB OUTBREAKS IN PUERTO RICO, TEXAS

With an eye to the successful use cases in Texas and Puerto Rico, emocha CEO Sebastian Seiguer hopes to convert more public health...

The potential impact of FDA's use of PRO to assess effects of medical devices

THE POTENTIAL IMPACT OF FDA'S USE OF PRO TO ASSESS EFFECTS OF MEDICAL DEVICES

I would anticipate that for some companies, the patient reported outcome information and data raises the bar. PRO data will be used...

 
 
 
SkinIO's technology makes skin cancer screening more accessible to patients

SKINIO'S TECHNOLOGY MAKES SKIN CANCER SCREENING MORE ACCESSIBLE TO PATIENTS

SkinIO, a Chicago-based startup founded by Dr. Jean-Christophe Lapiere and Kyoko Crawford, uses technology to enable patients to monitor...

Spark Therapeutics's new FDA approval shows gene therapies are officially on fire

SPARK THERAPEUTICS'S NEW FDA APPROVAL SHOWS GENE THERAPIES ARE OFFICIALLY ON FIRE

Spark Therapeutics claimed a number of firsts on Tuesday, with the historic approval of its one-time gene therapy, Luxturna, for the...

 
 
 
The best stories of 2017

THE BEST STORIES OF 2017

From good news to bad news, 2017 was chock-full of noteworthy stories. But a few stood out among the rest. These are the five most-read...

Digital Evolution: From telemedicine to virtual care

DIGITAL EVOLUTION: FROM TELEMEDICINE TO VIRTUAL CARE

The current iteration of digital technology, which is based on connecting smartphones, laptops and tablets using data and applications...

 
 
 
Philips acquires VitalHealth to boost population health management strategy

PHILIPS ACQUIRES VITALHEALTH TO BOOST POPULATION HEALTH MANAGEMENT STRATEGY

In an effort to improve its foothold in the population health space, Philips has acquired VitalHealth, which provides cloud-based population...

Genetic testing firms filing for bankruptcy deprive CMS of hundreds of millions

GENETIC TESTING FIRMS FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY DEPRIVE CMS OF HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS

While some doctor-owned labs have dodged collection efforts for years, several testing firms deeply in debt to Medicare appear to have...