Aurora expanding partnership with StartUp Health
Aurora expanding partnership with StartUp Health 7/8/2016 A year into the partnership, Aurora Health Care says its work with the national group StartUp Health has proven fruitful. "We're learning how to be more nimble and agile," said Mike Rodgers, the Milwaukee health system's director of strategic innovation.
Children’s Hospital partners with Stillwater diabetes-care tech startup
A Stillwater-based medical-technology startup is tapping medical know-how at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota to accelerate the development of a phone-connected diabetes-testing …
ONC to Congress: Protect patient health data that falls outside HIPAA
The ONC issued a report to Congress today laying out the gaps that exist in health data protection. The report opines at length about non-covered entities (NCEs), the large swath of consumer-facing companies that aren’t subject to HIPAA.
Elizabeth Holmes and the Burden of (Social) Proof
Yesterday Walgreens announced it was terminating its relationship with Theranos, the healthcare technology and medical services company. Last week, Jennifer Lawrence announced she will play Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of Theranos, in a movie by the Oscar-winning director of The Big Short.
J&J highlights consumer devices, most investable 6 device segments in quest for growth
At the Barclays Global Healthcare Conference on March 17, Johnson & Johnson highlighted a consumer medical device focus, particularly in emerging markets, alongside 6 device areas of innovation that are expected to undergird growth in the segment for the conglomerate going forward.
Biotech unicorn Stemcentrx is reportedly up for a multibillion-dollar sale
Stemcentrx turned heads last year when it came out of stealth with a $250 million funding round that gave the company a reported valuation of $5 billion. Now the biotech, backed by PayPal founder Peter Thiel, is exploring the idea of selling itself, according to The Wall Street Journal, lining up for what could be a blockbuster deal.
Google Won the Internet. Now It Wants to Cure Diseases
Google has long dabbled in medicine, but under Alphabet, true biomedical research will be more than just a side project.
Empowering orthopaedic patients: Digital fitness devices help patients monitor health and activity, improve outcomes
Apps allow patients to share data with their doctor ORLANDO, Fla., March 4, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many orthopaedic patients are eager to track and improve their health and progress before,...
Sweeping Changes in Healthcare Are Expected by 2025: How Can Providers Prepare? | HealthWorks Collective
Healthcare is evolving quickly and in exciting directions. Innovations in technology and communication are opening up new realities of care provision that will improve accessibility, mobilize actionable intelligence, and ultimately empower us to take improved ownership of our health.