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EHR & EMR

Technique protects privacy when making online recommendations

May 18, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Algorithms recommend products while we shop online or suggest songs we might like as we listen to music on streaming apps. These algorithms work by using personal information like our past purchases and browsing history to generate tailored recommendations. The […]


News

UW Health invests $60M in new upright proton therapy technology, taking a new approach to treating cancer

May 17, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

UW Health plans to offer proton therapy, a form of radiation treatment that more precisely targets tumors for patients with certain cancers, and will be the first location in the state of Wisconsin to provide the treatment. The University of […]


EHR & EMR

Osmind banks $40M to scale up EHR for mental health providers with a focus on psychedelic, ketamine therapies

May 16, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

Osmind, a San Francisco-based startup that built electronic health record software for mental health providers, scored $40 million in a series B round to scale up its technology. The company’s EHR technology is directed towards novel interventions for mental health […]


Innovation, Research

Cells take out the trash before they divide

May 10, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

MIT researchers have discovered that before cells start to divide, they do a little cleanup, tossing out molecules that they appear not to need anymore. Using a new method they developed for measuring the dry mass of cells, the researchers […]


EHR & EMR

Osmind Secures $40M to Expand Mental Health EHR Platform

May 10, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Osmind helps the medical community administer, track, and study the efficacy of interventions such as ketamine, SPRAVATO, and transcranial magnetic stimulation for the 14 million U.S. patients living with moderate and serious mental illness. Osmind is applying its funding to […]


EHR & EMR

HHS doles out $16.3M in telehealth funding for Title X family planning program

May 10, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) doled out $16.3 million in new grant funding to help support an expansion of telehealth for Title X family planning clinics. The new funding announcement, released Monday, comes as the healthcare industry […]


Innovation, Research

Crystal study may resolve DNA mystery

May 9, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

When cells reproduce, the internal mechanisms that copy DNA get it right nearly every time. Rice University bioscientists have uncovered a tiny detail that helps us understand how the process could go wrong. Their study of enzymes revealed the presence […]


EHR & EMR

Medicare patients in poor neighborhoods benefited most from CMS telehealth expansion, study finds

May 6, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

Expanding Medicare coverage of telemedicine during the pandemic increased odds of use among minority populations and patients in metropolitan areas, a new study found. The study, overseen by Johns Hopkins University, was published in Health Affairs and looked at 30 […]


EHR & EMR

Telemedicine reached disadvantaged communities during pandemic, study finds

May 4, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Telemedicine skyrocketed after CMS relaxed restrictions on geographic location and allowed providers to bill for virtual patient visits at the same rate as in-person visits during the public health emergency. The Medicare telemedicine coverage waiver issued early 2020 also reduced […]


EHR & EMR

Withings Health Solutions Launches Enhanced Remote Patient Monitoring Solution

May 2, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Withings RPM solution is the result of two years of development as it seeks to rebalance current systems which traditionally concentrate on provider integration capabilities and doesn’t always put the patient experience at the forefront of the equation. Patients are […]


EHR & EMR

As Teladoc shares tumbled after dismal Q1 earnings, analysts question telehealth giant’s long-term growth strategy

April 29, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

Shares of Teladoc plunged more than 45% Thursday after the telehealth giant reported disappointing first-quarter results. The company reported earnings in Q1 that missed on both the top and bottom line. Teladoc’s revenues grew 25% year over year to $565.4 […]


News

Health tech company in talks with FDA about device that may have caused injury, death

April 29, 2022

Via: Fox News

Medical technology company Avanos has issued a voluntary field correction for a vital hospital tool that may have led to injury or even death. Avanos initially told Fox News Digital that the company is in an “ongoing dialogue” with the […]


Innovation, Research

A new polymer system to revolutionize the delivery of therapeutics

April 27, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Researchers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst recently announced that they have engineered a new class of material, called a “polyzwitterionic complex,” or “pZC,” which is able to both withstand the harsh acidic conditions of the stomach and then dissolve […]


News

Biofourmis banks $300M megaround to fuel its growth in remote care, potential M&A deals

April 26, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

Three years ago, technology startup Biofourmis had raised $10 million in total funding. This week, the virtual care and digital medicine-focused company announced a massive $300 million cash injection to fuel its growth. The funding round has boosted Biofourmis’ valuation […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Filings buzz in the medical devices industry: 49% decrease in robotics mentions in Q4 of 2021

April 22, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Mentions of robotics within the filings of companies in the medical devices industry fell 49% between the third and fourth quarters of 2021. In total, the frequency of sentences related to robotics during 2021 was 52% higher than in 2016 […]