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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Software & Data

Hospital IQ Acquired by LeanTaaS to Form Combined $1B Healthcare Optimization...

Silicon Valley-based capacity optimization software leader LeanTaaS has wrapped up its acquisition of automation company Hospital IQ for a deal that, although financial terms were not officially disclosed, is said to create a company with a combined value of more than $1 billion...

Medical Devices

Vivos Oral Appliance Cleared by FDA for OSA Treatment

Vivos Therapeutics, Inc., a medical technology company focused on developing innovative treatments for patients suffering from dentofacial abnormalities and/or mild-to-moderate obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and snoring in adults, recently announced a brand new clearance...

Consumer Internet

Smartphones: The New Doctor’s Office?

Although using smartphones as diagnostic tools is a work in progress, doctors and patients have found some real-world success in employing phones as medical devices. For instance, in the Google Fit app, users can check their heart rate by placing their finger on the rear-facing camera lens or track their breathing rate using the front-facing camera...

Biotech

IRA Pushes Drug Companies to Favor Biotech Meds Over Pills

Due to recent U.S. legislation which gives biologics a longer runway before becoming subject to government price limits, drugmakers are prioritizing complex biotech medicines over treatments that can be given as pills. Such a shift in focus could result in the availability of far fewer cheap, generic pills in the long run...

Features

Possibilities for RNA Therapies Seemingly Limitless

Thanks to the COVID-19 vaccines, messenger RNA (mRNA) went from "a technology looking for a disease" to a global phenomenon in the last few years, and it could soon find its way into treatments for cancer, heart conditions, and more. “Before COVID and the vaccines, there were a handful of biotech companies doing RNA work,” said Drew Weissman...

Popular Articles

The Top 50 Healthcare Technology CEOs of 2022

The Healthcare Technology Report is pleased to announce the Top 50 Healthcare Technology CEOs of 2022. This year’s list comprises a wide array of some of the most accomplished executives in the healthcare technology industry...

The Top 25 Women Leaders in Biotechnology of 2022

The Healthcare Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Women Leaders in Biotechnology of 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic saw an explosion in biotech funding in 2020 and 2021. And while that funding has declined somewhat this year, the added attention the industry has received means funding will likely never return to its previous levels...

The Top 100 Healthcare Technology Companies of 2022

The Healthcare Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 100 Healthcare Technology Companies of 2022. The awardees on this year’s list represent the absolute best in the healthcare technology space. From companies like Novartis with more than 100,000 team members around the globe, to numerous smaller startups with just a few dozen employees in a single office, these companies are changing the face of the industry...

The Bargain Genome: Illumina Cuts Price to $200 With New Sequencer Machines

The costly process of genome sequencing is getting a price cut thanks to genetic variation and biological function analysis solutions company Illumina. Illumina’s HiSeq x Ten Machine dropped the price of sequencing a genome to $1,000 in 2014, and now the company claims its two-pronged NovaSeq X Series machines...

The Top 25 Women Leaders in Consumer HealthTech of 2022

The Healthcare Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Women Leaders in Consumer HealthTech of 2022. The awardees on this year’s list represent some of the most innovative companies in the healthcare technology space. They provide their organizations with steady leadership and deep knowledge in their respective specialties, piloting their companies through ever-changing market conditions...

The Top 100 Healthcare Technology Companies of 2021

The Healthcare Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 100 Healthcare Technology Companies of 2021. This year’s awardees comprise a broad range of companies from well-known names like Johnson & Johnson, 3M Health Care, and Illumia to relatively newer but rapidly growing enterprises such as GRAIL, Capsule, and DNA Script...

Two Big-Hit Breast Cancer Drug Trials Add to AstraZeneca’s Streak

Finding results in a space where its rivals have consistently fallen short, British drugmaker AstraZeneca (AZ) is proudly touting the success of two of its experimental breast cancer drugs in separate clinical trials. The first, capivasertib, rose to meet both of its goals in a phase-3 trial consisting of breast cancer patients...

Voice Analysis AI for Mental Health

A new mental health-focused partnership between Ellipsis Health and Ceras Health aims at empowering real-time severity scores of anxiety and depression in an effort to support patient care. Ellipsis, a large presence in AI-powered human voice biomarker tech, will integrate its processes into the Ceras’ clinical monitoring platform...

The Top 25 Women Leaders in Medical Devices of 2022

The Healthcare Technology Report is pleased to announce The Top 25 Women Leaders in Medical Devices of 2022. With the medical device industry advancing at an unprecedented rate, new and exciting developments in robotics, materials science, analytics, and other technologies have accelerated the production of breakthrough devices that are improving outcomes for patients...