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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Software & Data

New Hires, Personnel Switches, Expanded Partnerships—Cerner Moves Full Speed Ahead

Healthcare tech company Cerner has been quite busy in the past month. In under 40 days, the company has undergone major executive transitions, had another round of layoffs, and terminated a contract with a recent partner. On the flip side, Cerner has also managed to enter into several new, key partnerships to further advance the company in strategic initiatives...

Medical Devices

Eargo’s Model of Success, Direct-to-Consumer Hearing Aids

It is challenging to jump into a market predominantly dominated by six fiercely competitive companies. This was the case for Eargo. For decades, the hearing aid industry has been dominated by Sonova, William Demant, Starkey Hearing Technologies, GNStore Nord, Widex, and Sivantos (recently acquired Widex). But Eargo had something different in mind...

Consumer Internet

Healthgrades Takes the Patient-Doctor Connection to Another Level

Imagine being able to pick your next doctor virtually. Well, aside from actual face-to-face dialogue with a potential physician, Healthgrades’ new PatientConnect Video is moving the find-a-doc platform close enough. In its latest effort to connect patients to nearby physicians Healthgrades has launched the artificial intelligence (AI) driven platform...

Biotech

Novartis Sees Promise, to the tune of $10B, in The Medicines...

Novartis will help push further testing and production of Inclisiran, the first cholesterol-lowering drug created by The Medicines Company to treat cardiovascular and other related diseases. The treatment hasn’t been approved by the FDA or any other regulatory authority yet, but The Medicines Company is already moving forward...

Features

Virtual Major Organ Replicas, Simulators, a Thing of the Near Future

Imagine a world where robots were a key factor in your annual exams, virtual or simulated checkups were the norm, and other advanced tech could replicate major organs to assess potential risk or disease early on. We’re closer than we think...

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The 5 Emerging Technologies Poised to Impact Healthcare

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Baxter International Acquires True Process

True Process, a medical software business based in Wisconsin, has found itself a buyer in Fortune 500 medical equipment firm Baxter International.  After they...