Funding roundup: Health kiosk-maker raises $30M from Babylon Health

A startup building health kiosks deployed in grocery stores raised funding from an unusual source — another startup. Higi closed a $30 million series B round...

Covid-19 requires a Marshall Plan for primary care

In the midst of a national public health crisis, the physicians who serve at the front line of the healthcare system suddenly can’t pay their bills. As...

AI that flags urgent cases for radiologists gets FDA clearance

Nines, a Palo Alto-based teleradiology startup, received FDA 510(k) clearance for a system that can detect and triage two serious conditions from CT scans. The company’s...

Startup using music to help stroke patients walk gets breakthrough designation

After seeing music help his patients, Brian Harris, a board-certified music therapist, turned his work into a digital therapeutic. Called MedRhythms, the Portland-based startup uses music...

Interoperability for improved care coordination amid COVID 19

COVID-19 has brought up the issue of fragmented health information again, making interoperability of health data paramount. Therefore, there could have been no better time for...

Managing COVID-19 in a perfect world

Many countries have been caught off guard by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic. In every way possible they are trying to gain control over a public health crisis...

Simplifying care coordination by streamlining interoperability

Patient access to data will get much easier under two rules issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that expand access under the...

Funding roundup: At-home medical exams and a Parkinson’s treatment

Tyto Care’s kit includes a connected otoscope among other things Numerous startups offering telehealth or remote monitoring solutions closed funding rounds this week, despite slowing activity due...
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Ada Awarded as Technology Pioneer by World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum announced its selection of 100 of the most promising Technology Pioneers of 2020, who are shaping industries from agriculture...
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Sanofi creates new European pharmaceutical ingredient supplier

French drugmaker Sanofi is creating a new company to produce and market active pharmaceutical ingredients to third parties amid increased risks of drug shortages. The new firm...

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