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The Covid-19 pandemic has shed light on massive technological inefficiencies amongst established medical professional practices, healthcare institutions and independent physicians. While the technology to fix a broken data-sharing system already exists, consistent investment isn’t there as it should be. To stay relevant and survive in the industry, independent physicians...
Hospitals often admit patients without knowing the status of the patients' communicable disease(s). This status is only known after a medical evaluation and testing. In this situation, many patients and staff may have been exposed to the now known communicable disease during their encounters with the patient in...
Doctor On Demand struck a partnership with in-home care company CareLinx, to offer  telehealth services to seniors that use CareLinx’s services. Photo credit: Doctor on Demand In May, after seeing a significant number of seniors turn to virtual care during the pandemic, Doctor On Demand expanded its telehealth services...
Nice Healthcare offers telehealth and in-home primary care visits. The startup offers its services for a fixed cost as an employee benefit. Photo credit: Nice Healthcare While many healthcare startups focus on large employers to grow their businesses, Minnesota-based Nice Healthcare is taking a different tack. The startup, which...
Purdue Pharma has agreed to plead guilty to three criminal charges and pay $8.3 billion in a settlement that would end criminal and civil investigations launched by the U.S. Department of Justice into the company’s marketing of opioid prescription drugs.The settlement announced Wednesday – the largest ever against...
There are numerous challenges that a patient commonly faces along the patient journey, starting with the provider’s decision to treat and the course of therapy prescribed for the patient. Be a part of this webinar on November 10th at 1pm ET/10am PT  and learn to examine how digital engagement...
Radiology startup Aidoc received its sixth FDA clearance — and an important first for the company. The Tel Aviv-based startup got the green light to use its AI triage solution to detect incidental pulmonary embolism in CT scans — flagging cases that physicians didn’t originally suspect. Pulmonary embolism (PE)...
therapeutics
The public health crisis of Covid-19 continues to cast a long shadow on business operations everywhere, including the biopharma industry. It is preventing sales reps from visiting doctors, delaying product launches and making them more complex to execute. It is also impacting clinical trials and underscoring the need...
Medicaid
Nebraska is the latest state to add work requirements to its Medicaid expansion, but it’s taking a slightly different approach. Instead of hinging Medicaid coverage on work requirements, the state divided its Medicaid plans into two tiers, with newly-eligible adults tasked with meeting a list of requirements to...
Have you heard the news? Artificial intelligence is about to save the world. If you believe the headlines, AI is the latest magic bullet set to conquer the deadly pandemic that stopped the world in its tracks just a few months ago. It’s receiving significant attention from media...
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