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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 […]


News

IT hiring in global medical industry drops 1.6% in March 2022

April 21, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

The global medical industry noticed a 1.6% drop in IT hiring activity in March 2022 over the previous month, led by Sonova’s 6.35% share, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics database. The medical industry’s overall hiring activity increased 1.08% when compared […]


EHR & EMR

Why Telehealth Deserves a Permanent Place in the Healthcare Ecosystem

April 21, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

COVID-19 pushed telehealth into the forefront of our healthcare ecosystem. With in-person physician appointments either ill-advised or not possible, providers and patients had to pivot from the common practice of in-person physician visits to online video visits. Payers had to […]


EHR & EMR, News

Telemedicine 2022

April 20, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

ATA2022 Main Stage Series: Telehealth Experts, Disrupters and Decision-Makers The American Telemedicine Association (@AmericanTelemed) announced the Main Stage lineup at ATA2022, featuring keynote presentations and fireside chats that will deliver the latest thinking on the state of telehealth and a […]


Innovation, Research

HHS releases another $413M in Provider Relief Funds, says 11% of applications remain to be processed

March 23, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced Tuesday the release of another $413 million in Provider Relief Fund payments, bringing the department to nearly $12 billion in funds distributed through the COVID-19 support program since November 2021. The […]


EHR & EMR

Telehealth HMO hopeful Antidote Health grabs $22M series A

March 22, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

Telehealth provider Antidote Health raised $22 million in a series A funding round to power its artificial-intelligence-enabled app championing low-cost care. Launched in January 2021, the company offers 24/7 telehealth services across the U.S. focused on quality and affordability, with […]


EHR & EMR

HIMSS 2022: Health systems see virtual care companies as biggest competitive threat: report

March 16, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

As virtual care accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth companies like Teladoc and MDLive now represent a competitive threat to hospitals as much as rival health systems do. Virtual health and large technology companies have quickly emerged onto the competitive […]


Innovation, Research

Molecular networks could explain racial disparity in triple negative breast cancer deaths

March 15, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Different activity in two molecular networks could help explain why triple negative breast cancers tend to be more aggressive in African American (AA) women compared with white American (WA) women, a new study led by Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Smartphone app calculates genetic risk for heart attack

March 14, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A Scripps Research team developed a smartphone app that can calculate users’ genetic risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) — and found that users at high risk sought out appropriate medication after using the app. In the study, which appears […]


Innovation, Research

Study hints at how early life experiences may affect brain wiring

March 9, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

A new study of brain development in mice shortly after birth may provide insights into how early life events can affect wiring patterns in the brain that manifest as disease later in life — specifically such disorders as schizophrenia, epilepsy […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

New medicines for treating heart patients

February 17, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

New University of Cincinnati research discovered a unique class of medications that act as blood thinners by inhibiting an enzyme in the genes of tick saliva. The research focused on novel direct thrombin inhibitors (DTI) from tick salivary transcriptomes, or […]


Biomarker, Innovation

RNA ‘heroes’ can disarm bad-actor proteins in leukemia

February 4, 2022

Via: ScienceDaily

Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UT Health San Antonio) believe it may be possible to prevent DNA changes driven by two proteins highly active in leukemia and other cancers. They reported a new […]


EHR & EMR

Omicron sent COVID-19 back into top telehealth claims in November

February 3, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Telehealth use has fallen from record highs at the start of the pandemic, and legislators are still debating what regulations should be relaxed permanently. Uptake continues to fluctuate in certain regions based on COVID-19 surges, and in November telehealth use […]


News

Equity offerings drop in medical industry in H2

February 2, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

In the second half of 2021 the number of equity offerings decreased significantly by 75% from the same period in 2020. This marks a deceleration in growth from the 36.4% decrease in deals that occurred in H1 2021 relative to […]