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EuroMinnie 2020 Award: Smart Reporting Wins ‘Best New Radiology Vendor’ | PR Newswire | 2/26/2020

PRNewswire/ – Smart Reporting is this year’s winner in the category “Best New Radiology Vendor,” a yearly award bestowed by EuroMinnie to young companies in the radiology industry. It is a great recognition of the Munich -based digital health company’s successes to date. By integrating image analysis and intelligent medical reporting on a cloud-based platform, the company has created a future-oriented data standard for clinical diagnostics and provides the …

Population Health

Medication Treatments Led to 80 Percent Lower Risk of Fatal Overdose for Patients with Opioid Use Disorder than Medication-free Treatments | PR Newswire | 2/26/2020

… better retention strategies so that patients can remain in treatment as long as it continues to help them,” said Noa Krawczyk , PhD, assistant professor, Center for Opioid Epidemiology and Policy in the Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Health, and lead author of the study. They also found that overdose risk was highest in the first month after leaving treatment, for both medication and non-medication treatment groups. How …

Datica

Datica to Showcase Health Data Solutions at HIMSS20 | PR Newswire | 2/25/2020

Datica to Showcase Health Data Solutions at HIMSS20 The MSP that developers demand; supporting any-to-any integrations and customer-controlled cloud compliance solutions News provided by Feb 25, 2020, 10:00 ET Share this article MINNEAPOLIS , Feb. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ – Datica , a leading provider in cloud compliance and EHR integration, will showcase its innovative solutions at the 2020 HIMSS Conference and Exhibition, March 9-13, 2020 in Orlando, Florida . Today, in …

Telehealth

Viewpoint: Why telehealth is ‘the Netflix of medicine’ | Becker’s Hospital Review | 2/25/2020

As mobile and app-based interactions have transformed consumerism over the past five years, telehealth has experienced growth that has outpaced even Netflix’s digital consumerism model, according to Joseph DeVeau, MD. In a Feb. 24 American Medical Association column, Dr. DeVeau, a family physician with Fayetteville-based First Georgia Physician Group, explained that telehealth is becoming a “highly competitive landscape,” similar to Netflix within the streaming services market or Instagram …

Remote Monitoring

Global Healthcare Cloud Computing Market Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 25.1& Over the Forecast Period, 2018-2023 - ResearchAndMarkets.com | Business Wire | 2/25/2020

… cloud computing in healthcare. For example, the data flow resulting from digital health systems will transform healthcare into a Big Data environment. This trend will include data from telehealth and increasingly from consumer-generated remote monitoring systems. There is a consistent view across the industry that healthcare providers are eager to take advantage of the cloud, but this is offset by the reality that careful planning and diligence must be …

Medline

Global Prepackaged Medical Kits and Trays Industry | PR Newswire | 2/25/2020

… AG Becton Dickinson and Company C.R. Bard, Inc. Boston Scientific Corporation Cardinal Health, Inc. Cypress Medical Products, LLC Hogy Medical Co., Ltd. Kimal Plc Medical Action Industries, Inc. Medtronic Plc Med-Italia Biomedica Srl Medline Industries, Inc. Mölnlycke Health Care AB Rocialle Limited Smith & Nephew, PLC Teleflex Medical Read the full report: https://www.reportlinker.com/p05443590/?utm_source=PRN I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & REPORT SCOPE II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. MARKET OVERVIEW Medical …

CVS Health

Eighth Annual Lake Nona Impact Forum Convenes Health And Wellbeing Thought Leaders In Orlando, Florida | PRWeb | 2/25/2020

Eighth Annual Lake Nona Impact Forum Convenes Health And Wellbeing Thought Leaders In Orlando, Florida Share Article Speakers include Sanjay Gupta, Deepak Chopra, Russell Wilson, Brooke Shields, Bank of America Chairman and CEO Brian Moynihan, CVS Health Executive Vice President and Chief Transformation Officer Alan Lotvin, DEKA Research and Development President Dean Kamen, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Dean of Faculty Michelle Williams, and Leaders of the American …

Clinical Research

What are the Major Challenges Healthcare Organizations Face in Procurement? SpendEdge’s Latest Blog Explains | Business Wire | 2/25/2020

… improved significantly in the last few years. Researchers today have solutions for diseases that could not be treated earlier. Such improvements could be contributed to growth in the healthcare procurement process involving segments like clinical research and medical equipment procurement. However, there are certain challenges that suppliers face in healthcare procurement. At SpendEdge, we understand that the hardships faced by suppliers and healthcare organizations in procurement. Therefore, we have highlighted …

Patient Satisfaction

What are the Major Challenges Healthcare Organizations Face in Procurement? SpendEdge’s Latest Blog Explains | Business Wire | 2/25/2020

LONDON- SpendEdge, a leading provider of procurement market intelligence solutions, has announced the completion of their latest article on the challenges in healthcare procurement. Health care services have improved significantly in the last few years. Researchers today have solutions for diseases that could not be treated earlier. Such improvements could be contributed to growth in the healthcare procurement process involving segments like clinical research and medical equipment procurement. However, there …

Regenerative Medicine

Herantis Pharma Plc Announces Topline Results of Phase 1-2 CDNF Trial | PR Newswire | 2/25/2020

… drugs. It is estimated that 7-10 million people worldwide suffer from Parkinson’s disease. About Herantis Pharma Plc Herantis Pharma Plc is an innovative drug development company breaking the boundaries of standard therapeutic approaches. Our regenerative medicine drug candidates, CDNF and Lymfactin®, aim to revolutionize the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases, and of secondary lymphedema. The shares of Herantis are listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market …

University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Bone Solutions Inc. Successfully Surpasses 1,000 Implanted Cases with OsteoCrete® Magnesium-Based Bone Void Filler | PR Newswire | 2/25/2020

… pack, mold, and even sculpt OsteoCrete to meet any bone void filling need that I encounter in a practice of complex fracture and trauma patients,” states Robert J. Wetzel , MD Orthopedic trauma surgeon at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and assistant professor at Case Western Reserve University . OsteoCrete ® contains magnesium and as a result has a high compressive strength that is three times stronger than the average cancellous bone. Most …

Revenue Cycle Management

HST Pathways to Provide Casetabs Schedule Sharing Feature to All Ambulatory Surgery Center Customers at No Charge | Business Wire | 2/25/2020

LAFAYETTE, Calif.- Cloud-based software leaders, HST Pathways and Casetabs have expanded their surgical case coordination partnership to enable ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) to provide referring practices and physicians with real-time access to their case schedules. The Casetabs Schedule Sharing feature is now available to all HST Pathways customers at no charge. “Roughly 75% of ASCs share schedules with their referring practices using fax and email. In today’s fast …

WuXi Biologics

WuXi Biologics Congratulates Immutep on Positive Interim Data for IMP-321 | PR Newswire | 2/24/2020

SHANGHAI , Feb. 23, WuXi Biologics (“WuXi Bio”) (2269.HK), a leading global open-access biologics technology platform company offering end-to-end solutions for biologics discovery, development and manufacturing, congratulates its strategic partner Immutep, a biotechnology company developing novel immunotherapy treatments for cancer and autoimmune diseases, on the positive interim data from the company’s ongoing Phase II TACTI-002 study. The data relates to use of Immutep’s lead product candidate …

Rapid7

Rapid7 and Snyk Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver End-to-end Application Security to DevOps-driven Organizations | PR Newswire | 2/24/2020

SAN FRANCISCO , Feb. 24, RSA CONFERENCE 2020 – Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD ), a leading provider of security analytics and automation, and developer-first company, Snyk , today announced a strategic partnership to deliver end-to-end application security to organizations developing cloud native applications. Together, Snyk and Rapid7 will provide businesses with a comprehensive approach to modern application security, offering continuous integrated security from the beginning of the application development process through to …

HIMSS 2020

Zettaset to Participate in Cybersecurity Forum at Annual HIMSS 2020 Conference - Business Wire | 2/24/2020

ORLANDO, Fla.- Zettaset , a leading provider of software-defined encryption solutions, today announced that CEO Tim Reilly will be featured as a guest speaker during the HIMSS 2020 Cybersecurity Forum – a designated venue where attendees will learn how leading provider organizations are protecting healthcare’s expanding digital footprint and securing data inside and outside the hospital. Reilly’s session titled, “Breach. Theft. Disaster: Protecting the Digital Transformation from Itself,” will be taking …

Biotronik

BIOTRONIK’s Ultrathin Strut Orsiro Coronary Drug-Eluting Stent Continues to Deliver Excellent Results After Three Years | PR Newswire | 2/24/2020

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., Feb. BIOTRONIK today announced three-year data from the BIOFLOW-V trial, which was presented yesterday at the 2020 CRT Congress. The three-year follow-up data demonstrates consistently lower clinical event rates and improvement in patient outcomes, reinforcing the differentiation of the Orsiro ® coronary drug-eluting stent (DES) – the first and only ultrathin strut DES to outperform Xience. 1,2 Orsiro received FDA approval in 2019 and …

Nutanix

With Security and Flexibility Top of Mind, Financial Companies Embrace Hybrid Cloud - Business Wire | 2/24/2020

With Security and Flexibility Top of Mind, Financial Companies Embrace Hybrid Cloud Second Annual Nutanix Report Finds 71% of Financial Services Firms Migrating Workloads Back On-Premises February 24, 2020 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time SAN JOSE, Calif.–( BUSINESS WIRE )– Nutanix , a leader in enterprise cloud computing, today announced the financial services industry findings of its second Enterprise Cloud Index Report , measuring financial firms’ plans for adopting private, public and …

Recondo

Waystar Launches Hubble, an Artificial Intelligence Platform that Automates Revenue Cycle Processes to Help Providers Collect Payment Faster and More Effectively | PR Newswire | 2/24/2020

… insights and visibility, previously out of reach, that are now accessible to all clients on the Waystar platform. While Waystar had already invested in AI and RPA capabilities, the recent acquisitions of Digitize.AI and Recondo Technology put the pieces in place to launch a more robust platform. Hubble now powers over ten of Waystar’s RCM solutions, and this number will grow as the company continues to develop and integrate its …

Industry Ventures

New Enterprise Enhancements to Bugcrowd Platform Deliver Access to Skilled Security Talent and Protection Across More of the Software Development Lifecycle | PR Newswire | 2/24/2020

SAN FRANCISCO RSA – Bugcrowd , the 1 crowdsourced security company, today announced several platform enhancements to help customers gain global access to the right talent for every security threat, easily secure their entire attack surface, and deliver clear ROI for their security investments. With these latest enhancements, Bugcrowd continues to redefine the future of engagement for security services and enhance customers’ security posture. Today’s security teams are drowning in solutions that …

Geisinger

New Colgate® Zero is the Clear Choice for Family Oral Care | PR Newswire | 2/24/2020

… 2-6 Years earned the ADA Seal of Acceptance after independent evaluation by dental experts found the product to be safe and effective in helping prevent tooth decay when used as directed,” said Dr. Mia Geisinger , chair of the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs. The Colgate ® Zero portfolio of products includes: Colgate ® Zero Peppermint Toothpaste has a micro-foaming formula that provides a deep clean and clinically proven cavity protection. It …