Apr19

RubiconMD wraps up $13.8M Series B to connect PCPs and specialists

The round, which was led by HLM Ventures and Optum Ventures, included participation from Centene Corporation, Alma Mundi Ventures and others.

Apr19

New report offers good news on drug spending, opioid prescriptions

The use of coupons and manufacturer buydowns is increasing as a way to offset what would otherwise be increasing costs borne by the patients, according to Murray Aitken, senior vice president and executive director of the IQVIA Institute for Human Data…

Apr19

Talkspace planning expansion of remote therapy business into psychiatry

Talkspace’s first chief medical officer Neil Leibowitz talked about the online therapy providers’ ambitions to move into psychiatry by the end of the year.

Apr18

A closer look at the significance of study replication in health informatics

A new article in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association explores how setting standards for proper replication of health informatics research will lead to improved quality and patient safety in healthcare.

Apr18

CNS Pharma tries new therapeutic, financing approaches against glioblastoma

The Houston-based company is crowdfunding its way to providing new hope for glioblastoma patients.

Apr18

Federal appeals court pours cold water on Maryland’s efforts to reign in prescription drug prices

A 2-to-1 ruling by the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals invalidated a Maryland law meant to limit “price-gouging” by makers of generic drugs. The appeals court held that Maryland’s law overstepped limits on how states can regulate commerce.

Apr18

Princeton University and ODH ally for machine learning research project

Princeton University’s Department of Operations Research and Financial Engineering and ODH will research and develop machine learning techniques focused on the mental and social factors impacting patients.

Apr18

Ford Motor Co. launches non-emergency medical transport service (Updated)

Ford’s GoRide program through its Smart Mobility division represents a new kind of business moving into the non-emergency medical transportation business. Could other car manufacturers follow?