HealthMine EVP of Consulting and Professional Services Melissa Smith was recently interviewed for AIS Health’s RADAR on Medicare Advantage. In this exclusive Q+A, Smith shares how Medicare Advantage organizations can look across populations to improve patient experience through scalable digital engagement. This article explains how plans can use technology to prevent and resolve member issues throughout the year in order to foster more positive feedback on future CAHPS surveys.
Osso VR, a virtual reality startup to support medical training, has closed a $27 million Series B round. Recent partnerships with medical device companies include Johnson & Johnson, Stryker and Smith & Nephew. GSR Ventures led the round with participation from SignalFire, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and Anorak Ventures, among others. To read more, click here.
Raven Biomaterials received investment from Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania to support the development, test, and prep for manufacturing magnetic beads to separate biological components out of blood. The company’s first application seeks to improve cell therapeutic manufacturing for cancer treatment, increasing the yield of targeted cell material at a significantly lower cost than current methods. Other applications in development include patient monitoring, gene therapy, antibody production, blood banking, vaccine manufacturing, and scientific research. To read more, click here.