Podcast: How Big Tech Is Targeting Healthcare

By Jack Murtha | @JackMurtha | JANUARY 11, 2019 Silicon Valley tech giants made significant moves into healthcare over the past year, from Apple’s smartwatch featuring a built-in ECG reader to Amazon’s purchase of the online pharmacy PillPack and Google’s work in artificial intelligence (AI) for diagnostics. But […]

Vanderbilt, GE Healthcare Partner for AI-Driven Immunotherapy

GE Healthcare, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Partner for Safer, More Precise Immunotherapy Cancer Treatment Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered applications will help predict how individual patients will respond to immunotherapies in advance of treatment Partnership will enable identification of appropriate patients for immunotherapy clinical trials and treatment, reducing unnecessary and […]

ACS | Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines

Colorectal Cancer Screening Guidelines The American Cancer Society 2018 guideline for colorectal cancer screening recommends that average-risk adults aged 45 years and older undergo regular screening with either a high-sensitivity stool-based test or a structural (visual) exam, based on personal preferences and test availability. As a part of […]

Amazon, Apple opening on-site employee clinics

By Healthcare Facilities Today Amazon and Apple are opening on-site employee clinics, joining a growing list of large companies opening clinics to control their healthcare spending, according to an article on the Becker’s Hospital Review website. Thirty-three percent of companies with 5,000 or more employees offer general medical […]

BioIQ, Making healthcare more convenient by offering healthcare services at thousands of retail locations across the country

BioIQ, a Healthcare Technology Firm, Relocates Headquarters to Atlanta Brings 500 New Tech Jobs and more than $5 Million in Investment ATLANTA, Jan. 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Formerly based in Santa Barbara, California, BioIQ is now headquartered in Atlanta’s Cobb Country, according to the company’s CEO Justin Bellante. “We see […]

Paladina Health Acquires Activate Healthcare to Amplify Impact of Primary Care Nationwide

Organizations Join Forces to Expand Delivery of Personalized, Innovative Care Models DENVER, Jan. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Paladina Health, an innovative national leader in direct primary care services, has acquired Activate Healthcare, a transformative healthcare provider offering customized services to employers and unions for preventive and primary medical care. […]

2019 Concierge Medicine FORUM and a 2018 Recap

Editor’s NOTE: Our team is busy editing video, summarizing audio and we will be releasing audio, video and exclusive interviews from the LIVE breakouts, general sessions and exhibition hall in the weeks ahead. Meanwhile, stay abreast of the latest dates, times, topics and more by subscribing to our […]

Healthcare, Microsoft, WBA | Two big names are putting their heads together in a partnership aimed at innovating and improving health care.

Walgreens Boots Alliance and Microsoft establish strategic partnership to transform health care delivery — Microsoft, Walgreens to Leverage AI for Retail-Style Healthcare January 15 2019 Companies aim to improve health outcomes and lower overall costs with enhanced digital and retail experiences and an R&D commitment to build health care […]

International Spine Institute’s Dr. Marco Rodriguez Using Stem Cell Therapy Instead of Spinal Surgery to Relieve Chronic Low Back Pain

BATON ROUGE, La., Jan. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Marco Rodriguez, MD is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon and founder of the International Spine Institute. He offers regenerative stem cell therapy instead of spinal surgery to relieve chronic low back pain caused by degenerative disc disease for qualified […]

Cigna-HealthSpring Adds Dedicated Senior Medical Center to Philadelphia Network — Dedicated brings concierge-style medicine — and better health outcomes — to the neediest populations, as evidenced by a five-year report

Four-center practice will provide primary, specialty care to Medicare Advantage customers. PHILADELPHIA (PRWEB) January 14, 2019 Cigna-HealthSpring’s Medicare Advantage (MA) customers in Philadelphia have a new option for their medical care with the addition of four Dedicated Senior Medical Centers (Dedicated) to their network, effective immediately. ChenMed has […]

Apple CEO, Apple’s growing interest in health care … saying that in the future when people ask what Apple’s “greatest contribution to mankind was,” in healthcare.

Apple first announced the CareKit in 2016. Since then, large providers have jumped onboard to use the technology, including the Mayo Clinic.  By Laura Lovett | MobiHealthNews.com “CareKit apps today allow patients to share their data in PDF form via our Share Reports option on the Connect View,” Kelsey Dedoshka, a software […]

An advancement in blood testing for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) announced by Gemelli Biotech™ in partnership with the Medically Associated Science and Technology Program (MAST) at Cedars-Sinai

Launch of ibs-smart™, an advancement in blood testing for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) announced by Gemelli Biotech™ in partnership with the Medically Associated Science and Technology Program (MAST) at Cedars-Sinai Second-generation blood test for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), poised to help millions suffering from the elusive disease, offers […]