RepScrubs is trying to cut down on hospital acquired infection risk from med device...

Hospital acquired infections are a huge multi-billion dollar problem for providers, with one of the largest risks being surgical site infections. In some cases these issues...

An interesting telemedicine story from Brazil told in Israel

Editor’s note: This is the part of a series of articles emerging from an invitation by the Israeli Export Institute to Arundhati Parmar, editor-in-chief of MedCity...

Genome Medical and Renown Health team up to give patients genetic counseling and educational...

Renown Health, a health network headquartered in Reno, Nevada, and Genome Medical, a telegenomics company, have joined forces to bring genetic counseling and educational services to...

U.S. regulators forcing PatientsLikeMe’s Chinese majority owner to sell its stake

Amid the backdrop of heightened economic tension between China and the United States, U.S. regulators are demanding Chinese firm iCarbonX divest its majority ownership position in...

Can ‘new science’ cure biopharma’s ‘compressive disruption’ problem?

A new report by Accenture suggests that over the next three years, 54 percent of biopharma industry revenues could come from new advancements in medical science...

Comcast and Independence Health Group joint venture Quil Health names a CEO

Quil Health, the digital health collaboration between Comcast and Philadelphia health plan Independence Health Group has named longtime health IT executive Carina Edwards as CEO. The cable...

GIBLIB rakes in $2.5M seed round for video and VR medical education content

A Los Angeles-based startup providing a library of medical lectures and surgical videos in 4K and 360-degree virtual reality has secured $2.5 million in seed funding....

Boston addiction recovery startup raises $4.1M to expand its financial incentive-based platform

The statistics around substance abuse disorder in the U.S. are grim. According to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health roughly 20 million Americans 12 years...

Indian conglomerate ITC sends team to Israel to scour tech for new hospital

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of articles emerging from an invitation by the Israeli Export Institute to Arundhati Parmar, editor-in-chief of MedCity News,...

CMS expands ability of MA plans to tackle social determinants of health for the...

Medicare Advantage has been a centerpiece of the CMS effort to push forward alternative payment models and the agency has started ramp up the opportunity for...

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