One Medical’s innovation chief on Amazon, Medicaid and more

November 18, 2022

Category: News

Amazon sent shockwaves through the health tech sector when it announced plans to acquire primary care network One Medical for $3.9 billion over the summer, as retail-focused companies continue to pursue primary care M&A. However, San Francisco-based One Medical, which […]

Adopt a True Patient-Centric Approach with a Single Point of Operational Control

November 7, 2022

To acquire a personal understanding of a healthcare consumer, providers and health plan administrators must have access and insight into every area of a healthcare journey across physical and digital channels. In-person appointments, care gaps, claims, benefits eligibility, chronic condition […]

Clinical Reasoning Tool Proves Better Than Symptom Checkers, Study Shows

October 31, 2022

Category: EHR & EMR

Symptom checkers face scrutiny by physicians since they fail to produce an output that is professional and explainable enough for providers to trust. For this reason, many physicians are skeptical to trust symptom checkers to ease the burden healthcare providers […]

Biomarker, Innovation, Med Tech

Johns Hopkins finds new AI blood test detects liver cancer in study

November 21, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Maryland, US, has announced that a new artificial intelligence (AI)-based blood testing technology was found to detect more than 80% of liver cancers in a study. The new blood test, dubbed DNA evaluation […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Quantum Algorithms for Healthcare

November 18, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Advancements in technology have always driven breakthroughs in medicine. Robert Hooke’s detailed drawings of cells relied on his compound microscope, and the development of the COVID-19 vaccine hinged on genetic research powered by computers. The arrival of quantum technology will […]

Biomarker, Innovation

Uterine Fibroids Linked To Chemicals Found In Common Products

November 18, 2022

Via: HuffPost

Approximately 80% of reproductive-aged women develop uterine fibroids —non-cancerous tumors that grow in the uterus — yet it’s often unclear what causes them. Scientists have long suspected that genetics play a role, as do hormones, diet and major life stressors. […]


American Academy of Pediatrics urges Biden administration to declare emergency over ‘unprecedented’ RSV surge

November 18, 2022

Via: Fox News

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Children’s Hospital Association are calling on the Biden administration to declare an emergency to a support a national response to an “alarming surge of pediatric respiratory illnesses, including respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Roche obtains FDA EUA for monkeypox virus detection test

November 17, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Roche has received emergency use authorization (EUA) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its monkeypox virus detection test, cobas MPXV, for use on the cobas 6800/8800 Systems. The real-time PCR test has been designed for detecting DNA […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Medtronic introduces new infusion set for insulin pumps in US

November 16, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Medtronic has launched a new infusion set with a wear time of up to seven days for insulin pumps in the US. Developed in collaboration with Convatec Infusion Care, the new Medtronic Extended Infusion Set is claimed to be the […]