How Healthcare Can Better Leverage AI

How Healthcare Can Better Leverage AI »

  Artificial intelligence (AI) gives the healthcare and health insurance industries a chance to establish and deepen ties with customers, provide a relevant set of products and services delivered through convenient channels and continue to become more automated. A new report, “AI in Healthcare: Forging the Path Ahead,” written by Inci Kaya, analyst at Aite Group,…
Diameter Health Secures $9.6M to Boost Clinical Data Integration

Diameter Health Secures $9.6M to Boost Clinical Data Integration »

9 Apr, 2019
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  Connecticut-based Diameter Health today announced a $9.6 million Series A-1 funding round led by Optum Ventures, of Boston. Optum Ventures joined previous Diameter Health investors Activate Venture Partners, Connecticut Innovations, Excelerate Health Ventures and LRV Health. Diameter Health is focused on clinical data integration through the normalization, cleansing, deduplication and enrichment of clinical data from across…
Digital Health Funding Drops Off & IPOs Heat Up in Q1

Digital Health Funding Drops Off & IPOs Heat Up in Q1 »

2 Apr, 2019
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  U.S. companies raised more than $8 billion for digital health last year. But investors injected just $986 million into 61 digital health deals in the first quarter of 2019 — about half of the money raised in Q1 2018, according to a funding report from Rock Health. “Coming off a record-smashing year for digital health…
CMS Launches AI Health Outcomes Challenge to Accelerate Innovation

CMS Launches AI Health Outcomes Challenge to Accelerate Innovation »

27 Mar, 2019
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  The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced today the launch of the CMS Artificial Intelligence (AI) Health Outcomes Challenge with the hope of accelerating innovative solutions to better predict health outcomes and improve the quality of care for patients. The AI Health Outcomes Challenge will give innovators a chance to demonstrate how…
FDA Approves Device to Treat Severe Chronic Heart Failure

FDA Approves Device to Treat Severe Chronic Heart Failure »

22 Mar, 2019
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  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Impulse Dynamics’ Optimizer Smart system for delivering cardiac contractility modulation therapy for patients with chronic, moderate-to-severe heart failure who are not suited for treatment with other heart failure devices. The Optimizer Smart system was granted breakthrough device designation in 2015 because it treats heart failure —…
Sherlock Biosciences Launches with $35M, Aiming to Improve Diagnostic Testing

Sherlock Biosciences Launches with $35M, Aiming to Improve Diagnostic Testing »

22 Mar, 2019
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  Cambridge-based engineering biology company Sherlock Biosciences this week announced its launch with $35 million in financing — and its eyes are on CRISPR gene-editing tech. Sherlock Biosciences aims to make diagnostic testing better, faster and more affordable. The company uses engineering biology tools, including CRISPR, to create a new generation of molecular diagnostics that rapidly…
Aduro, Harvard Join Forces to Promote Human Well-Being

Aduro, Harvard Join Forces to Promote Human Well-Being »

21 Mar, 2019
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  Digital health and wellness company Aduro this week announced its membership in the Sustainability and Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The alliance aims to support well-being research that advances human flourishing in life and the workplace. SHINE conducts applied research to understand how the workplace…
Harvard and Deerfield Launch $100M Lab1636 to Develop Novel Therapeutics

Harvard and Deerfield Launch $100M Lab1636 to Develop Novel Therapeutics »

13 Mar, 2019
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  Harvard University and healthcare investor Deerfield Management have established a research and development partnership to catalyze the development of novel therapeutics and drive innovations toward clinical validation, according to an announcement today. Deerfield committed $100 million to the partnership, which is designed to speed up the development and translation of biomedical and life-science innovations…
Women Are Under-Represented in Healthcare. But They’re Still Changing the Industry

Women Are Under-Represented in Healthcare. But They’re Still Changing the Industry »

  Today is International Women’s Day — and women have an unfair share of representation in healthcare. While the global income of women was estimated to be worth $18 trillion in 2018 and women drive or influence more than 70 percent of all consumer spending, only 4 percent of all the funding for research and…
Keep Digital Health Innovations Simple

Keep Digital Health Innovations Simple »

  Boston-based Zillion is a condition care management company that aims to help patients living with obesity, diabetes and similar conditions healthier. These chronic conditions are lifestyle issues and as such, Zillion aims to meet people where they are with their condition, setting a combination of small nudges through its digital health technology and a…

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