Healthcare MedTech

AdvaMed warns White House sterilization regs pose device shortage risk

Released on August 23, 2019

AdvaMed warned the White House in a meeting August 8  that forthcoming regulations revising emission standards for ethylene production could endanger the medical device supply chain and patient safety if…

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Diagnostics Healthcare

Medicare draft decisions may boost Natera, Myriad tests

Released on August 23, 2019

Medicare contractors published a batch of local coverage determinations Thursday relating to devices and diagnostics sold by companies including Myriad Genetics and…

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Healthcare Start-Up

Ciitizen launches scorecard to rate providers on patient data access

Released on August 19, 2019

The concern over healthcare data breaches and healthcare data privacy has added to the growing movement toward individual patient control over their own data…

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Healthcare MedTech

Mercy expands RWE program to capture data from other providers

Released on August 16, 2019

Medical device and pharma companies can subscribe to the network, giving them access to RWE to support their development, regulatory and commercial activities…

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Cardiology Healthcare

Abbott’s MitraClip may win expanded Medicare coverage

Released on August 16, 2019

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced yesterday that it will study whether to extend coverage of the MitraClip transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) device in cases of secondary mitral regurgitation,,,

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Healthcare MedTech

Could Medicare Change Expand Demand for Blood Pressure Monitors?

Released on August 15, 2019

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced an expansion in coverage for Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM)…

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Healthcare MedTech Start-Up

Can Highmark successfully commercialize the healthcare innovation process?

Released on August 15, 2019

Now, Highmark is looking to commercialize the program in an effort to boost innovation across the industry as well as open up a new revenue stream for itself…

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Healthcare Imaging Neuro

Imaging study links blood pressure to marker of cognitive decline

Released on August 14, 2019

There is a growing body of evidence linking hypertension to cognitive decline…

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Digital Health Healthcare

Microsoft nabs Samsung’s David Rhew as its new chief medical officer

Released on August 14, 2019

Microsoft has been flexing its ambitions in healthcare through major partnerships with top-tier health systems…

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Healthcare MedTech

Datavant, PCORnet to build real-world data network spanning 60M patients

Released on August 13, 2019

The People-Centered Research Foundation (PCRF) tapped Datavant to help it de-identify and coordinate the sharing of data across its national clinical research network covering over…

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Healthcare Robotics

Robotic process automation: How it brings about healthcare efficiencies

Released on August 13, 2019

Reducing costs but not taking time away between a doctor and patient is one of the key aspects to RPA according to Leivo, as she examines what she describes as an…

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AI Healthcare

Payers can use AI to transform customer experience if they get their data together first

Released on August 12, 2019

Could AI power chatbots that answer members’ questions about anything from doctors to deductibles to dieting – reducing their call-center costs?

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