An EY survey of 347 physicians and healthcare executives found respondents have undertaken staff satisfaction-related projects and are planning initiatives around analytics.
Healthcare organizations are advancing their tech initiatives in these areas
Hospitals are figuring out how to revise opioid guidelines for specific procedures
There is debate in medical circles about just how effective recommendations and guidelines will be in stemming the epidemic.
Care coordination business CareSync is shutting down and has cut most of its staff
business was recording on the company’s main contact number noted that the health IT business was discontinued despite efforts to raise additional capital or find a strategic partner to enable the company to continue operations.
This company is using biometric data to address mental health
Medibio’s technology relies on biometrics (like a person’s heart rate and sleep patterns) to gain insight into factors influencing an individual’s mental health.
Precision medicine: Where we are and where we’re going
A panel at MedCity CONVERGE in July will discuss the challenges preventing precision medicine from reaching its full potential and how we can overcome them.
Omada Health expands into chronic disease management for diabetes, hypertension
Omada Health, known for its Type 2 diabetes prevention, is adding new programs that reflect an expansion into managing chronic conditions such as hypertension and Type 2 diabetes.
MedCity invites digital health startups to compete at INVEST Twin Cities conference
Digital health/Health IT startups are invited to apply to MedCity’s Pitch Perfect contest for a chance to present live to investors during INVEST Twin Cities, a digital-health focused conference, on Oct. 11.
American Medical Association says CVS-Aetna merger shouldn’t happen
The organization believes the deal would cause an increase in premiums, a reduction in competition in health insurance markets and a rise in drug spending and out-of-pocket costs for consumers.