AVIA and WiserCare cofounder Ted Meisel on healthcare entrepreneurship

During a January 17 live-streamed event at Chicago-based Matter, Ted Meisel, cofounder of both AVIA and WiserCare, shared stories from his background and a bit of advice based on all the hats he wears.


Microsoft is discontinuing HealthVault Insights apps “research project”

A Microsoft initiative that produced apps to offer analysis and user insights based on personal health records from HealthVault, has ended.


Enhanced licensure compact enables telehealth via licensed nurses in 29 states

An update to the Nurse Licensure Compact expands the ability of licensed nurses to practice across state lines to 29 states. It has made more headway than Interstate Medical Licensure Compact for physicians which only includes 21 states to date.


Israeli medtech firm aims to tackle depression, opioid use with noninvasive brain stimulation

An Israeli public company hopes to free patients of multiple drugs that don’t relieve major depression by offering a device approach to manage their condition.


Judge orders new trial over superbug death after newly translated Olympus emails point to safety concerns

Citing those “willful discovery violations” by the Japanese device giant, King County Superior Court Judge Steve Rosen ordered a new trial Tuesday in a wrongful death case. More than 25 lawsuits against the medical scope maker have been filed nat…


A clutch of clinical decision support deals from UPMC spinoff Via Oncology to GE Healthcare

Clinical decision support software was at the heart of at least three deals this month, most recently Via Oncology.


How much should a medical record cost businesses? That question is at the heart of a lawsuit

The evolving state of regulations and guidance concerning access or copy costs is now the subject of a lawsuit filed by CIOX Health against the Department of Health and Human Services.


CareDox raises $16M Series B to support expansion into care management

With the Series B, the business added two new investors to its latest funding round — AI Life Sciences Investments LLC, which is affiliated with Access Industries, and 7wire Ventures.