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Texas Medical Association files another lawsuit over surprise billing ban

September 23, 2022

Category: Regulatory

The NSA, which went into effect in January, aims to protect patients from unexpected and costly medical bills when they unknowingly receive care from an out-of-network provider. Instead of seeking payment from the patient, providers and payers can go through […]


Healthcare industry’s resiliency to surging inflation is poised to ebb

September 15, 2022

Category: News

While the price of groceries, energy and other goods and services have surged alongside record-high inflation this year, the healthcare sector has been mostly immune to immediate price increases. That immunity is starting to wane, industry experts say. Overall U.S. […]


Pharmacogenomics: The Key to Unlocking the Future of Personalized Healthcare

September 7, 2022

Category: Innovation, Research

Pharmacogenomics—the study of genetic influences on an individual’s response to therapeutic medications—is an area of personalized medicine that is gaining momentum. Although pharmacogenomics has been around for a while, providers, health plans, pharmacists and legislators are developing a greater appreciation […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices industry cross border deals total $4.4bn globally in August 2022

September 29, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Total medical devices industry cross border deals worth $4.4bn were announced globally for August 2022, with the Bain Capital’s $3.12bn private equity deal with Evident being the sector’s biggest investment, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked an increase […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Digital pathology picking up among US providers, vendors, report finds

September 29, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Digital pathology allows slides and data to be captured and interpreted digitally in high-resolution. Normally, glass slides are physically viewed under a microscope by a pathologist. The digital pivot is already a growing trend in Europe. But that trend is […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

NIH finds bionic pancreas device maintains blood glucose levels

September 29, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has announced that in a new multicentre clinical trial a device known as iLet bionic pancreas was found to help type 1 diabetes patients better maintain their blood glucose (sugar) levels compared to standard […]


Biomarker, Innovation

Cancer the running target: the rise of precision medicine

September 28, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

With rising cancer cases and thousands of people dying from the disease every year, oncology has incorporated precision and personalised medicine more quickly than other fields of medicine. Precision and personalised medicine is a customised medicine that allows treatment to […]


News

Organizations Urge HHS to Postpone Blocking Deadlines

September 28, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) (@CIOCHIME), along with nine (9) other healthcare provider organizations, sent a letter to the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary, Xavier Becerra, requesting that HHS offer providers an additional […]


Innovation, Research

In surprise result, Alzheimer’s drug shows benefit in large trial

September 28, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

An experimental Alzheimer’s disease drug developed by Eisai and Biogen succeeded in a large Phase 3 trial, raising its chances for regulatory approval and boosting a long-running hypothesis about how to treat the most common cause of dementia. Trial results […]


EHR & EMR

Future-proofing medical device innovation: the benefits of 5G for remote monitoring

September 27, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The use of remote monitoring devices and telemedicine was always predicted to grow, but it saw exponential growth even beyond this forecast during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to GlobalData analysis, the global market value for remote patient monitoring is now […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Youth mental health: can digital tools contain the crisis?

September 27, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

Two and a half years since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, we are still dealing with the fallout – not least the effect on youth mental health. For many children and young people, the repeated lockdowns, social isolation, and […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Leading capital equipment servicing companies in the medical devices sector

September 26, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The increasing investment in medical technology and the rising number of surgical and diagnostic procedures are driving the demand for advanced medical equipment globally. Unlike disposable and small medical devices, standalone capital medical equipment that involves high investment is larger […]


EHR & EMR

Physicians Propelling Health Care’s Digital Transformation

September 26, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Physicians are increasingly seeing the advantages of digital health solutions since 2016 when the American Medical Association (AMA) (@AmerMedicalAssn) first investigated the motivations, requirements, and uses of digital health technology among physicians. New AMA digital health research released shows increased […]


Regulatory

NYT investigation finds Providence pressured poor patients to pay

September 26, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

A New York Times investigation found that Providence, one of the nation’s largest health systems, pressured patients into paying their medical bills — even those who were eligible for financial assistance. Instead, the system devised a business strategy to get […]