How are healthcare organizations and startups approaching population health?

INVEST Pop Health, a collaboration between MedCity News and the New Orleans Business Alliance, will highlight the efforts underway to transform population health and will take place on May 22 at the Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium in New Orleans.


‘Off-the-shelf’ CAR-Ts have an important role to play – but are they ready for prime time?

Allogeneic CAR-Ts could serve an important niche – particularly for patients who can’t receive autologous CAR-Ts – but the earliness of the data makes conclusions tough to draw.


IBM Watson Health invests $50M in research collaborations, teams up with Broad Institute to predict risk of cardiovascular disease

These two announcements come after Deborah DiSanzo left her role as IBM Watson Health general manager last year.


ONC’s proposed rule promotes interoperability while compounding already critical patient matching problem

The country is boldly moving toward a new era of nationwide interoperability. Earlier this week, […]


Medicare could start covering CAR T-Cell therapy under new CMS proposal

The lack of an overarching CMS reimbursement policy on CAR T-Cell therapy has meant that coverage decisions have generally landed on the desk of local Medicare Administrative Contractors.


MedCity News: StartUPDATES

Bright.md added a behavioral health module for its virtual care platform, SmartExam. The platform for health systems is designed to help patients to start the path toward treatment for major depressive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, post-trau…


Health data startup Human API raises $10M on new life insurance capabilities

The company’s technology collects and aggregates medical data from disparate sources including EHR systems, labs, pharmacies, wearables and health apps.


7 takeaways from HIMSS 2019

From interoperability to AI to cybersecurity, here’s a roundup of some key insights from this year’s HIMSS conference in Orlando, Florida.