Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH

Podcast: How Daily Tiered Huddles Work at Cleveland Clinic | 9/16/2019

… of their approach to Lean. We asked Cinnamon to share some of their approach and we recorded it as a podcast. You can listen or read the full transcript below. Thanks to Cinnamon and Cleveland Clinic for being so open in sharing their approach!! Scroll down to see the transcript after the embedded player… Transcript: Mark Graban: Hi, this is Mark Graban from KaiNexus. I want to welcome you to …

8 recent vendor contracts, go-lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/14/2019

… healthcare organizations. 1. Northwell Health has begun rolling out the use of Microsoft Teams, a cloud-based communication platform, for secure messaging between clinicians at the New Hyde Park, N.Y.-based health system. 2. Cleveland Clinic partnered with Google Assistant to allow users to receive health and wellness content directly from the digital voice assistant. 3. Department of Defense went live Sept. 7 on its new Cerner EHR at four …

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‘Tom saved hockey in Buffalo’: How the Golisano years rescued the Sabres – The Buffalo News | 9/14/2019

… Up Altogether, though, business was healthy in the middle of the 2010-11 season. But Larry Quinn, the man in charge of running the team for Golisano, was not. In fall 2010, Quinn entered the Cleveland Clinic for an aortic valve replacement. After the procedure, he went into cardiac arrest. Quinn was in intensive care for the next 14 days. That jolted Golisano. “Larry took his work very seriously, and I …

Chris Smith posts emotional tribute to his girlfriend who was struck and killed by drunk driver | 9/14/2019

… hit by McIvor’s Mazda from the opposite direction. Police say McIvor admitted she had been drinking before she crashed into Cordero, according to News 5 Cleveland. The 26-year-old Cordero was taken to Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital but tragically she was pronounced dead a short while after. Cordero and Smith, 27, had recently celebrated the birth of their daughter, Haven Harris. Browns players have since rallied around Smith, who …

Apple Pie Smoothie + other healthy apple recipe idea | 9/14/2019

It’s Apple Season and there are so many ways to enjoy fresh apples. Jen Hyland is a dietitian at Cleveland Clinic Children’s and she shared some great ideas with Fox 8’s Kristi Capel. Jen also shed some light on which varieties of apples are the most healthy and why it’s so important to eat the apple skin. Apple Pie Smoothie ½ cup milk or unsweetened milk alternative ¼ cup …

Impact of Interdisciplinary Shared Medical Appointments in Early-Stage Melanoma | 9/13/2019

… Results of the program were presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Quality Care Symposium (September 6-7, 2019; San Diego, CA). Shared medical appointments offer a unique approach to improving outcomes and patient satisfaction while reducing clinic wait times and health care costs. Previous research from the Cleveland Clinic found that survivors of early-stage melanoma may benefit from a targeted shared medical appointment, and that this population …

Bariatric Surgery Tied to Less MACE in Obesity, Diabetes | Medscape | 9/13/2019

… remission of diabetes in some patients, but there is limited evidence about long-term cardiovascular outcomes. To investigate this, the researchers identified 2287 patients who had diabetes and had undergone bariatric surgery in the Cleveland Clinic Health System from 1998 to 2017. Each patient was matched with five patients in the healthcare system who had diabetes and a BMI ≥30 kg/m 2 and who underwent follow-up through December …

Cleveland Clinic opens 1st telehealth-equipped neurology unit | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/13/2019

… video cameras installed in each room that physicians can use to virtually connect with patients. This helps the physician monitor the patients while he or she is at a different location. The video and telehealth equipment also provide the physician with the patient’s data in real time. More articles on telehealth …

A Dermatologist Explains Why You Can’t Stop Sweating After a Shower (and How to Prevent It) | 9/13/2019

Why You Sweat After a Shower and How to Prevent It A Dermatologist Explains Why You Can’t Stop Sweating After a Shower (and How to Prevent It) September 12, 2019 by Emily Shiffer 17 Shares Ever get out of the shower, only to end up dripping sweat ? It’s super annoying and kind of defeats the purpose of showering in the first place — but there are several reasons this phenomenon occurs …

‘More delay, less benefit’: Cleveland Clinic doctor encourages public to get flu vaccination early | 9/13/2019

… virus. “It’s not happened that all four (strains) were new and that it was completely useless. On average, it’s about 60% effective or 70% depending on one’s health,” he said. Starting next week, the Cleveland Clinic will begin to open flu clinics at all of its locations around Northeast Ohio. For more information, CLICK HERE . 41.499320 -81.694361 …

Nationals beat Twins 12-6 as AL Central race tightens | 9/13/2019

… Gibson (13-7), back after missing nine games with ulcerative colitis, struggled through 4 2/3 innings, giving up six runs, five earned, on eight hits while walking four. Twice this season, Gibson quietly visited the Cleveland Clinic for treatment. Earlier this week Gibson said he felt better with rest and a change of medication. “We know what Gibby’s been dealing with,” Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said before the game. “He’s always …

Survey shows men prefer housework over doctor’s visit | 9/13/2019

… EDT September 13, 2019 Updated: 6:29 AM EDT September 13, 2019 CLEVELAND – For many men, cleaning the bathroom, or mowing the lawn, is more appealing than going to the doctor – according to a new Cleveland Clinic survey . Urologist Ryan Berglund, M.D. , said the results show this ‘doctor dread’ is deeply rooted. “Almost half of patients reported that they were taught, as children, that men didn’t complain about their health,” he …

It’s Apple Season — Here’s some great and healthy recipe ideas | fox8.com | 9/13/2019

CLEVELAND, Oh – It’s Apple Season and there are so many ways to enjoy fresh apples. Jen Hyland is a dietitian at Cleveland Clinic Children’s and she shared some great ideas with Fox 8’s Kristi Capel. Jen also shed some light on which varieties of apples are the most healthy and why it’s so important to eat the apple skin. Apple Pie Smoothie ½ cup milk or unsweetened milk alternative …

This Man Went to the Hospital for a Strange “Bug Bite”—And It Turned Out to Be Leukemia | Yahoo News | 9/13/2019

… a painful bump on his foot, which he assumed was caused by an insect, he learned that it was actually a sign of leukemia . Mike Balla ended up visiting the emergency room at the Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital after his “bug bite” became swollen, red, and painful, despite two rounds of antibiotics. There, he was diagnosed with adult acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a cancer of the blood and bone marrow …

Dover-New Philadelphia Kiwanis ‘Health Profile’ scheduled Sept. 21 | 9/13/2019

Registrations are still being taken for the 28th Annual Dover-New Philadelphia Kiwanis “Community Health Profile” scheduled Saturday, Sept. 21, from 6 to 11 a.m. at Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital. The comprehensive blood screening event covers a wide range of health indicators at a discounted price and is offered as part of a fund-raising project to support the many community programs of the Dover-New Philadelphia Kiwanis Club. Appointments …

US clinic hosts first London education event on cardiovascular practices | 9/13/2019

US clinic hosts first London education event on cardiovascular practices By - 13th September 2019 The Cleveland Clinic , a provider of cardiovascular care in the US, is hosting international cardiovascular specialists at the Royal Society of Medicine today and tomorrow (13 and 14 September). The event will analyse practices in cardiovascular medicine and surgery, aiming to drive collaboration between healthcare providers to deliver the best possible patient outcomes. It will focus …

Google and others ‘not interested in electronic patient record market’ | 9/12/2019

Shared Records Google and others ‘not interested in electronic patient record market’ Google Cloud’s executive advisor has reaffirmed that Google and other major tech companies are not interested in entering the electronic patient record (EPR) market. Toby Cosgrove, former president and CEO of the US’s Cleveland Clinic turned Google health and care advisor, said that heavy investment in clinical IT systems safeguarded EPR suppliers against any hypothetical offering put forward …

NFL Player Chris Smith’s Girlfriend Killed in Roadside Accident a Month After Welcoming Daughter | 9/12/2019

… I-90 West in Cleveland, according to the Browns’ statement. Cordero got out of the car uninjured, only to be struck by an oncoming Mazda, local station News 5 reports. After being taken to Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital, Cordero was pronounced dead. RELATED: Former Raiders Linebacker Neiron Ball Dead at 27 After Battling a Rare Brain Condition The driver of the Mazda admitted to drinking before the accident, and a …

‘I almost died’: Uvalde man has a warning after being hospitalized for vape-related illness | 9/12/2019

The 22-year-old went to University Hospital last month with a fever and some stomach issues, but in just a matter of days his condition began to deteriorate. His family made the decision to transfer him to Cleveland Clinic for faster answers. “You’re looking at your kid in a hospital bed can’t breath can’t figure out what’s wrong with you,” McCall said. “It most likely was attributed to vaping …

NFL star’s girlfriend killed by car just weeks after giving birth to their daughter | 9/12/2019

… Browns. Smith was driving and Cordero was a passenger when the tire on his Lamborghini exploded. Cordero was struck by a swerving Mazda, according to News 5 , a local station. Cordero was rushed to Cleveland Clinic Fairview Hospital where she was pronounced dead. This devastating news comes just weeks after she gave birth to their baby girl Haven Harris Smith on August 27. “Words cannot describe the sorrow we feel …

AMA

Debbie’s Dream Foundation and Cleveland Clinic Florida to Host 1st Annual Collaborative International Gastric Cancer Education Symposium and Live Webcast | PR Newswire | 8/30/2019

WESTON, Fla. , Aug. 30, Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF), in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Florida, will host the 1 st Annual Collaborative International Gastric Cancer Education Symposium and Live Webcast featuring a panel of leading oncologists and healthcare experts from around the world. The event will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019 , from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida , and will be …

Former Sen. Bill Frist, HFMA’s Joseph Fifer launch podcasts | Modern Healthcare | 8/10/2019

Print Dr. Bill Frist and Joseph Fifer Dr. Bill Frist and Joseph Fifer want to get inside your head, as they each debut podcasts devoted to their favorite subject: healthcare. Frist, a former Senate majority leader and transplant surgeon, says the goal of “A Second Opinion” is to improve Americans’ healthcare knowledge. Despite having the “best and brightest physicians” and treatment innovations, Frist said the U.S. healthcare system’s outcomes lag …

Medicare

Northwell wins big in Medicare pilot for home-based primary care | Crain’s New York Business | 7/16/2019

Print Northwell Health received the largest shared-savings payment among all participants in a Medicare pilot testing whether doctors can save the federal government money by making house calls to patients with chronic illnesses. Northwell Health House Calls received $1.9 million from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for saving $3.4 million compared to patients’ expected costs in the fourth year of the Independence at Home program , which ran …

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/3/2019

Four of the top vendors hospitals use to participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program are Allscripts, Cerner, Epic and Meditech, according to 2018 ONC data . Sixteen hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking EHR and IT expertise during the past two weeks: Editor’s note: This is not an exhaustive list. Job listings were compiled from job seeker websites. Allscripts 1. Sutter Health (Sacramento, Calif.): Seeks an applications …

ACA

Dr. Kyle McGivern Joins Direct Orthopedic Care | PR Newswire | 8/14/2019

OKLAHOMA CITY Direct Orthopedic Care (DOC), an immediate access orthopedic clinic treating pediatric to geriatric orthopedic injuries and conditions, announces that Kyle McGivern , D.O., joined DOC on August 1, 2019 . Dr. McGivern will practice at the new Direct Orthopedic Care clinics located at 3130 SW 89 th Street, Suite 200, and 3705 NW 63 rd Street, Suite 201, in Oklahoma City . Dr. Kyle McGivern joins Direct Orthopedic Care in Oklahoma …

Northwell wins big in Medicare pilot for home-based primary care | Crain’s New York Business | 7/16/2019

Print Northwell Health received the largest shared-savings payment among all participants in a Medicare pilot testing whether doctors can save the federal government money by making house calls to patients with chronic illnesses. Northwell Health House Calls received $1.9 million from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for saving $3.4 million compared to patients’ expected costs in the fourth year of the Independence at Home program , which ran …

CDC

Deaths from heart disease are rising dramatically – are you at risk? | 9/7/2019

BPT) - Following years of decline, deaths from cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack and stroke, have been rising dramatically since 2012. [i] Deaths from cardiovascular disease increased 4% between 2011 and 2017, according to researchers from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics. [ii] While cardiovascular risk factors include age and family history, they also include personal habits, such as diet, weight, physical activities and smoking. According to the CDC

Deaths from heart disease are rising dramatically “ are you at risk? | 9/6/2019

BPT) - Following years of decline, deaths from cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack and stroke, have been rising dramatically since 2012.[i] Deaths from cardiovascular disease increased 4% between 2011 and 2017, according to researchers from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics.[ii] While cardiovascular risk factors include age and family history, they also include personal habits, such as diet, weight, physical activities and smoking. According to the CDC

Food and Drug Administration

FDA approves Ofev® as the first and only therapy to slow the rate of decline in pulmonary function in patients with systemic sclerosis-associated ILD - PharmaVOICE : PharmaVOICE | 9/9/2019

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Ofev® (nintedanib) as the first and only medicine to slow the rate of decline in pulmonary function in patients with systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease (SSc-ILD). Ofev is already approved in the U.S. and more than 70 countries for the treatment of patients living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF …

Brain Health

Think Fast! Best Brain Games and Apps for Older Adults | 9/10/2019

Even the healthiest individuals can be quick to complain they’re not thinking as fast as they once did. Words and names may not come to mind as readily. And learning new tasks could become more of a challenge. Perhaps you’ve witnessed this in a senior loved one. Or maybe you’re seeing it in yourself. Common causes or problems with memory or thinking abilities may include medication side-effects, problems with …

ACADIA Pharma’s Shares Open 75% Higher on Positive Anti-Psychosis Drug Phase 3 Results | 9/10/2019

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals opened up 75% higher today after the company announced that its Phase 3 Study of pimavanserin for the treatment of dementia-related psychosis met its primary endpoint. San Diego, Calif.-based biopharmaceutical company ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ACAD:NASDAQ) today announced that its Phase 3 HARMONY study evaluating pimavanserin for the treatment of dementia-related psychosis met its primary endpoint, demonstrating a highly statistically significant longer time to relapse …

American Heart Association

Deaths from heart disease are rising dramatically – are you at risk? | 9/7/2019

BPT) - Following years of decline, deaths from cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack and stroke, have been rising dramatically since 2012. [i] Deaths from cardiovascular disease increased 4% between 2011 and 2017, according to researchers from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics. [ii] While cardiovascular risk factors include age and family history, they also include personal habits, such as diet, weight, physical activities and smoking. According to the CDC …

Deaths from heart disease are rising dramatically “ are you at risk? | 9/6/2019

BPT) - Following years of decline, deaths from cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack and stroke, have been rising dramatically since 2012.[i] Deaths from cardiovascular disease increased 4% between 2011 and 2017, according to researchers from the CDC’s National Center for Health Statistics.[ii] While cardiovascular risk factors include age and family history, they also include personal habits, such as diet, weight, physical activities and smoking. According to the CDC …

Digital Health

How 8 health systems are investing their venture capital dollars - Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/20/2019

Health systems across the country have launched venture capital arms to invest in a variety of health IT, services, medical devices and solutions. In some cases, the VC arms focus on technology used throughout the system while others support startup companies with the potential to disrupt broader healthcare delivery. Here are eight health systems with venture capital arms and where they focus their investments. To recommend a health system or …

Startups Qr8 Health and Enspire DBS Therapy Become Newest Tenants at Global Center for Health Innovation | Business Wire | 8/7/2019

CLEVELAND- The Global Center for Health Innovation this month welcomed digital health startup Qr8 Health and medical device company Enspire DBS Therapy as its newest tenants, which will share a suite with an initial local staff of eight. Qr8 Health’s move to the Global Center also relocates the company to Cleveland from Boston. Both companies were created using technologies developed at Cleveland Clinic and are led by serial healthcare entrepreneur …

NIH

Centerline Biomedical Wins SBIR Phase II Award from NIH | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 9/12/2019

CLEVELAND , Sept. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – Centerline Biomedical, Inc., announced that it has been awarded its third small business grant from the NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, with Cleveland Clinic as a subawardee. This Phase II grant, with a total budget of approximately $1.5 million , will support advancement of the company’s Intra-Operative Positioning System (IOPS) with augmented reality 3D guidance, navigation, and control (3D-GNC) for placing endovascular …

National Institutes of Health

Cassava Sciences Reports Positive Phase 2a Clinical Results in Alzheimer’s Patients | Globe Newswire | 9/9/2019

September 09, 2019 07:30 ET Source: Cassava Sciences, Inc. Lead drug candidate, PTI-125, significantly decreased key biomarkers of neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration in all study patients (p .001) Clinical data support initiation of a Phase 2b study in Alzheimer’s in Q3 2019 AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 09, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Cassava Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SAVA), a biopharmaceutical company, today reported positive top-line clinical results of its lead drug candidate for …

Cassava Sciences Reports Positive Phase 2aClinical Results in Alzheimers Patients | Financial Buzz | 9/9/2019

Lead drug candidate, PTI-125, significantly decreased key biomarkers of neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration in all study patients (p .001) Clinical data support initiation of a Phase 2b study in Alzheimer’s in Q3 2019 AUSTIN, Texas, Cassava Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SAVA), a biopharmaceutical company, today reported positive top-line clinical results of its lead drug candidate for Alzheimer’s disease, PTI-125. The Alzheimer’s brain is characterized by a misfolded protein called …

Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics stock price target raised to $105 from $96 at J.P. Morgan | MarketWatch | 12/19/2017

Oct. 12, 2017 at 8:04 a.m. ET on Seeking Alpha Cancer Biomarkers Market to Reach US$ 157 Billion By 2022 Dec. 19, 2017 at 5:36 a.m. ET on Financeswire Gene Expression Analysis Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity and Forecast 2017 to 2022 Dec. 14, 2017 at 4:44 a.m. ET on MarketersMedia Cholesterol Screening/ Cholesterol Lab Testing Services Market is Expected to Exceed US$ 17.50 Billion by 2021 Dec. 14 …

Quest Diagnostics Agrees To Acquire Cleveland HeartLab | Seeking Alpha | 10/25/2017

Quest Diagnostics Agrees To Acquire Cleveland HeartLab Oct.25.17 Quest Diagnostics will acquire Cleveland HeartLab for an undisclosed sum. The HeartLab is a pioneer in alternative biomarker testing for cardiovascular disease. Quest is acquiring the firm to extend its cardio testing capabilities into promising but largely unproven testing areas. Quick Take Quest Diagnostics ( DGX ) has announced an agreement to acquire Cleveland HeartLab for an undisclosed amount. Cleveland HeartLab provides inflammatory …

Pfizer

Why Do Post-Marketing Drug Studies Required By The FDA Take So Long? | Forbes | 9/10/2019

These type of delays reflect badly on both the FDA and drug companies, the former because it seems that the agency is not doing its job and the latter because it appears that companies are intentionally shirking their responsibilities to avoid finding negative data on their drug. By acting this way, a company can maximize its profits at the perceived risks of patient safety. /p p Unfortunately, there are times …

NSAIDs May Increase CVD Risk in OA | Medscape | 8/12/2019

NSAIDs May Increase CVD Risk in OA Janis C. Kelly August 12, 2019 In the first study to examine the possible role of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the elevated risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) of patients with osteoarthritis (OA), it was estimated that NSAIDS might account for 41% of the association between OA and CVD. This, the authors indicate, has huge public health implications, because more than three …

Xealth

How conversations with frontline hospital staff keep Xealth from becoming another ‘tone-deaf’ startup: 4 Qs with COO Aaron Sheedy | Becker’s Hospital Review | 9/10/2019

Aaron Sheedy is COO at Xealth, a Seattle-based digital health startup that makes it easier for health systems to integrate digital care vendors into their EHR platforms, from which clinicians can prescribe and monitor those vendors’ content, apps, devices and other services. Xealth spun out of Renton, Wash.-based Providence St. Joseph Health in 2017. The startup closed its $14 million Series A financing round in June of this …

How 11 health systems are spending millions in innovation dollars for new initiatives in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/11/2019

Hospitals and health systems are investing in innovation centers, artificial intelligence, technology startups, telemedicine and hospitals of the future. Here are 11 hospitals, health systems and healthcare providers that are spending on new companies, initiatives and institutes focused on technology and healthcare innovation over the past six months. NewYork-Presbyterian in New York City launched the Hauser Institute for Health Innovation after receiving more than $50 million since 2011 from …

UnitedHealth

Erika Zak, mom who inspired millions in her fight to get a liver, dies at 39 - CNN | 8/23/2019

CNN) Erika Zak, the mother who inspired millions through her resilience to fight for a liver transplant, died early Friday during surgery, her husband, Scott Powers, told CNN. She was 39. Her death came after a liver became available Thursday afternoon, and her transplant team at the Cleveland Clinic hustled to prepare her for surgery, Powers said. The news of the available liver buoyed Erika’s spirits and spread excitement among …

UnitedHealth Group

Erika Zak, mom who inspired millions in her fight to get a liver, dies at 39 - CNN | 8/23/2019

CNN) Erika Zak, the mother who inspired millions through her resilience to fight for a liver transplant, died early Friday during surgery, her husband, Scott Powers, told CNN. She was 39. Her death came after a liver became available Thursday afternoon, and her transplant team at the Cleveland Clinic hustled to prepare her for surgery, Powers said. The news of the available liver buoyed Erika’s spirits and spread excitement among …

Novartis

Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic join latest funding round for startup Xealth | FierceHealthcare | 6/21/2019

by Heather Landi Jun 21, 2019 10:22am Xealth is a growing player in the “digital supply chain” that makes it possible for healthcare providers to prescribe and monitor digital therapies. (Rostislav_Sedlacek) Digital health startup Xealth has raised an additional $3 million in a series A financing round and has attracted new investment from major health systems Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and the MemorialCare Innovation Fund. The health systems join …

Xealth Raises $14M In Series A | 6/21/2019

Print Digital health startup Xealth has announced that it has raised an additional $3 million in its Series A financing, bringing the total amount raised in this funding round to $14 million. New investors Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and MemorialCare Innovation Fund joined McKesson Ventures, Novartis, Philips, ResMed, Threshold Ventures (formerly DFJ Venture), Providence Ventures, UPMC and Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin health network as participants in the …

McKesson

Inhaler Monitoring Cuts Hospitalization Usage, Study Finds | McKesson Ventures | 6/24/2019

Inhaler Monitoring Cuts Hospitalization Usage, Study Finds June 21, 2019 Patients with emphysema, also known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) whose inhalers were tracked by a monitoring device were less likely to need hospital admission, according to a new study by Propeller Health and the Cleveland Clinic. Electronic monitoring allowed healthcare providers to intervene sooner than they typically would had they relied solely on patients’ reporting of their respiratory …

Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic join latest funding round for startup Xealth | FierceHealthcare | 6/21/2019

by Heather Landi Jun 21, 2019 10:22am Xealth is a growing player in the “digital supply chain” that makes it possible for healthcare providers to prescribe and monitor digital therapies. (Rostislav_Sedlacek) Digital health startup Xealth has raised an additional $3 million in a series A financing round and has attracted new investment from major health systems Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and the MemorialCare Innovation Fund. The health systems join …

Merck

Why Do Post-Marketing Drug Studies Required By The FDA Take So Long? | Forbes | 9/10/2019

These type of delays reflect badly on both the FDA and drug companies, the former because it seems that the agency is not doing its job and the latter because it appears that companies are intentionally shirking their responsibilities to avoid finding negative data on their drug. By acting this way, a company can maximize its profits at the perceived risks of patient safety. /p p Unfortunately, there are times …

Debbie’s Dream Foundation and Cleveland Clinic Florida to Host 1st Annual Collaborative International Gastric Cancer Education Symposium and Live Webcast | PR Newswire | 8/30/2019

WESTON, Fla. , Aug. 30, Debbie’s Dream Foundation: Curing Stomach Cancer (DDF), in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic Florida, will host the 1 st Annual Collaborative International Gastric Cancer Education Symposium and Live Webcast featuring a panel of leading oncologists and healthcare experts from around the world. The event will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019 , from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida , and will be …

Optum

INSIGHT-Counting the costs: U.S. hospitals feeling the pain of physician burnout | Reuters | 11/21/2017

November 21, 2017 / 6:10 AM / in 21 hours Counting the costs: U.S. hospitals feeling the pain of physician burnout Julie Steenhuysen 8 Min Read ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Reuters) - Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan. His tiny plot, located in the shadow of the 537-bed teaching hospital, helps Halloran cope with burnout from …

Counting the Costs: U.S. Hospitals Feeling the Pain of Physician Burnout | Top News | US News | U.S. News & World Report | 11/21/2017

Dr. Brian Halloran. a vascular surgeon at Saint Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, shows the canned vegetables from his garden across from Saint Joseph Mercy hospital in Ypsilanti, Michigan, U.S., August 23, 2017. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook Reuters By Julie Steenhuysen ANN ARBOR, Mich. (Reuters) - Dr. Brian Halloran, a vascular surgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, starts planning his garden long before spring arrives in southeast Michigan. His tiny plot, located …

CVS

Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy Now Accepting Applications to Enter the Doctor of Pharmacy Program in Fall 2020 | PRWeb | 8/21/2019

Roseman University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), has opened applications for the three-year Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program’s Class of 2023. The program is offered at Roseman University’s South Jordan, Utah and Henderson, Nevada campuses. Roseman’s student-centered, collaborative learning environment, offers early Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPE) starting the beginning of the student’s first year of pharmacy school …

Dispensed: Career advice from BI’s young healthcare leaders, a wild week for biotechs, and a list of white-hot AI startups | Business Insider | 8/9/2019

Hello, Welcome to your regularly scheduled Friday edition of Dispensed, where we’re looking forward to the weekend after finally getting out our list of 30 leaders under 40 transforming healthcare . We hope you all have enjoyed the project as much as we enjoyed getting to know the honorees this summer. Click here to see the whole list. But first, I wanted to quickly catch up on the drama surrounding Amazon’s …

Cleveland Clinic Innovations

Cleveland Clinic’s Semih Sen on business growth in healthcare and why it’s a challenge | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/11/2019

Semih Sen became Cleveland Clinic’s first chief business development officer July 1. Here he discusses his new responsibilities and how he hopes to help set the organization up for success. Question: What are your key responsibilities as chief business development officer? Semih Sen: Overall, our goal is to build an entrepreneurial core for Cleveland Clinic to proactively pursue opportunities that will eventually benefit our patients, our organization and the wider …

Centerline Biomedical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Intra-Operative Positioning System | PR Newswire | 7/10/2019

CLEVELAND Centerline Biomedical, Inc. (Centerline) has announced that the company has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its flagship product, the Intra-Operative Positioning System, IOPS. A non-radiation-based surgical navigation system for minimally invasive surgery, IOPS leverages anatomical mapping algorithms and electromagnetic tracking technology to provide three-dimensional color visualization and guidance in real time during endovascular procedures. The …

MemorialCare Innovation Fund

Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic join latest funding round for startup Xealth | FierceHealthcare | 6/21/2019

by Heather Landi Jun 21, 2019 10:22am Xealth is a growing player in the “digital supply chain” that makes it possible for healthcare providers to prescribe and monitor digital therapies. (Rostislav_Sedlacek) Digital health startup Xealth has raised an additional $3 million in a series A financing round and has attracted new investment from major health systems Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and the MemorialCare Innovation Fund. The health systems join …

Xealth Raises $14M In Series A | 6/21/2019

Print Digital health startup Xealth has announced that it has raised an additional $3 million in its Series A financing, bringing the total amount raised in this funding round to $14 million. New investors Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and MemorialCare Innovation Fund joined McKesson Ventures, Novartis, Philips, ResMed, Threshold Ventures (formerly DFJ Venture), Providence Ventures, UPMC and Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin health network as participants in the …

McKesson Ventures

Inhaler Monitoring Cuts Hospitalization Usage, Study Finds | McKesson Ventures | 6/24/2019

Inhaler Monitoring Cuts Hospitalization Usage, Study Finds June 21, 2019 Patients with emphysema, also known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) whose inhalers were tracked by a monitoring device were less likely to need hospital admission, according to a new study by Propeller Health and the Cleveland Clinic. Electronic monitoring allowed healthcare providers to intervene sooner than they typically would had they relied solely on patients’ reporting of their respiratory …

Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic join latest funding round for startup Xealth | FierceHealthcare | 6/21/2019

by Heather Landi Jun 21, 2019 10:22am Xealth is a growing player in the “digital supply chain” that makes it possible for healthcare providers to prescribe and monitor digital therapies. (Rostislav_Sedlacek) Digital health startup Xealth has raised an additional $3 million in a series A financing round and has attracted new investment from major health systems Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and the MemorialCare Innovation Fund. The health systems join …

Providence Ventures

Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic join latest funding round for startup Xealth | FierceHealthcare | 6/21/2019

by Heather Landi Jun 21, 2019 10:22am Xealth is a growing player in the “digital supply chain” that makes it possible for healthcare providers to prescribe and monitor digital therapies. (Rostislav_Sedlacek) Digital health startup Xealth has raised an additional $3 million in a series A financing round and has attracted new investment from major health systems Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and the MemorialCare Innovation Fund. The health systems join …

Xealth Raises $14M In Series A | 6/21/2019

Print Digital health startup Xealth has announced that it has raised an additional $3 million in its Series A financing, bringing the total amount raised in this funding round to $14 million. New investors Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and MemorialCare Innovation Fund joined McKesson Ventures, Novartis, Philips, ResMed, Threshold Ventures (formerly DFJ Venture), Providence Ventures, UPMC and Froedtert and the Medical College of Wisconsin health network as participants in the …

Intel Capital

Intel Capital Fuels Innovation with $60 Million of New Investments in 15 Data-Focused Startups | Business Wire | 10/20/2017

SAN FRANCISCO- Intel Capital , Intel Corporation’s global investment organization, today announced new investments totaling more than $60 million in 15 technology startups. The company introduced the CEOs and founders of the startups at the Intel Capital CEO Showcase, which is being webcast in the Intel Newsroom . This latest group of new portfolio companies brings Intel Capital’s year-to-date investing to more than $566 million. “The world is undergoing a …

Term Sheet – Friday, October 20 | Fortune | 10/20/2017

Term Sheet – Friday, October 20 On deals and dealmakers. TRENDY IPO Happy Friday, Term Sheet readers. LET’S GO PUBLIC: The big news today: online personal styling company Stitch Fix filed for an IPO. This move will test investor appetite for e-commerce stocks. It is remarkable that the startup has only raised $42.5 million in venture funding from investors including Benchmark Capital, Baseline Ventures, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. (Benchmark & Baseline …

BioEnterprise

Startups Qr8 Health and Enspire DBS Therapy Become Newest Tenants at Global Center for Health Innovation | Business Wire | 8/7/2019

CLEVELAND- The Global Center for Health Innovation this month welcomed digital health startup Qr8 Health and medical device company Enspire DBS Therapy as its newest tenants, which will share a suite with an initial local staff of eight. Qr8 Health’s move to the Global Center also relocates the company to Cleveland from Boston. Both companies were created using technologies developed at Cleveland Clinic and are led by serial healthcare entrepreneur …

Vivid Vision, MediView XR and Augment Therapy Take Top Honors in the Medical Capital Innovation Competition | Business Wire | 4/19/2019

CLEVELAND- BioEnterprise is pleased to announce the winners of the Third Annual Medical Capital Innovation Competition (MCIC), awarded yesterday at the Global Center for Health Innovation. These winning companies were chosen from a field of 21 U.S. and Canadian competitors creating augmented and virtual reality healthcare technologies. The winners in the professional division are: First Place ($50,000): Vivid Vision (San Francisco, Calif.): Founded by a programmer looking for a new …

Jazz Venture Partners

Prescription decision support platform RxRevu lands $15.9M, former Cleveland Clinic CEO joins board | MobiHealthNews | 6/6/2019

Search Prescription decision support platform RxRevu lands $15.9M, former Cleveland Clinic CEO joins board UCHealth led the funding with participation from the University of Virginia LVG Venture Fund, Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Inception Health/Froedtert Health, Children’s Hospital Colorado, UnityPoint Health, JAZZ Venture Partners and existing investor June 06, 2019 Share Colorado-based startup RxRevu, which specializes in using machine learning for prescription decision support, has landed $15.9 million in Series …

UCHealth leads $15.9M round for prescription decision support startup RxRevu - MedCity News | 6/5/2019

Startups UCHealth leads $15.9M round for prescription decision support startup RxRevu Other investors in the Series A round included the University of Virginia LVG Venture Fund, Presbyterian Healthcare Services (NM), Inception Health/Froedtert Health, Children’s Hospital Colorado, UnityPoint Health and JAZZ Venture Partners. Post a comment / at 11:58 AM Shares 0 RxRevu , a Denver, Colorado-based company focused on prescription decision support, has wrapped up a $15.9 million Series A …

Highland Capital Partners

Technology Executive from Alphabet’s X Joins Tyson Foods’ Board | CNBC | 11/17/2017

SPRINGDALE, Ark., Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – An executive at X, an Alphabet Inc. company that invents and launches “moonshot technologies,” has been named to the board of directors of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN). Company officials announced today that Dean Banks joined the Tyson Foods board effective November 15. He becomes one of nine independent directors on what is now an eleven-member board and will serve on its …

Technology Executive From Alphabet’s X Joins Tyson Foods’ Board - TheStreet | 11/16/2017

SPRINGDALE, Ark., Nov. 16, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – An executive at X, an Alphabet Inc. company that invents and launches “moonshot technologies,” has been named to the board of directors of Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN). Company officials announced today that Dean Banks joined the Tyson Foods board effective November 15. He becomes one of nine independent directors on what is now an eleven-member board and will serve on its …

Cleveland Clinic Ventures

How 8 health systems are investing their venture capital dollars - Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/20/2019

Health systems across the country have launched venture capital arms to invest in a variety of health IT, services, medical devices and solutions. In some cases, the VC arms focus on technology used throughout the system while others support startup companies with the potential to disrupt broader healthcare delivery. Here are eight health systems with venture capital arms and where they focus their investments. To recommend a health system or …

Midwestern hospital network launches $100M venture fund | MedCity News | 5/23/2019

Hospitals Midwestern hospital network launches $100M venture fund West Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health, a network of hospitals, clinics and home care services, has launched the fund, which will focus on early-stage growth companies across digital health, medical devices, therapeutic spaces and healthcare services. Post a comment / May 23, 2019 at 2:15 AM Shares 1 At the inaugural MedCity INVEST Pop Health conference in New Orleans on May …

Lightspeed Venture Partners

The 21 hottest New York City startups to watch | Business Insider | 11/17/2017

Drew Angerer/Getty Images New York City has long been known as a hub for finance, ecommerce, and health care startups. But recent years have seen a rise in another breed of startups tackling issues ranging from crime to housing, sports to beauty. In many ways, New York has become a hub for diverse companies — with even more diverse founding teams. Each year, Business Insider talks to industry insiders and …

19 New York Startups to Watch in 2018 | 11/17/2017

Enter your email to reset your password Or sign up using: New member? Sign up now. Sign in if you’re already registered. Get Inc. Straight to Your Inbox SIGN UP FOR TODAY’S 5 MUST READS STARTUP 19 New York Startups to Watch in 2018 From luxury bedding to co-working spaces exclusively for women, here are some startups poised to make headlines next year. WRITE A COMMENT CREDIT: Getty Images …

HCA

Cleveland Clinic CIO points to cloud lessons learned and pain points | Healthcare IT News | 8/23/2019

William Morris and two other experts show provider organization CIOs and CISOs what to look for during cloud deployments. Cleveland Clinic CIO points to cloud lessons learned and pain points August 23, 2019 11:10 AM The deployment of cloud-based services can be a challenge for healthcare providers of any size: For the Cleveland Clinic, which runs a 170-acre campus in Cleveland as well as hospitals across Ohio, Florida …

How 8 health systems are investing their venture capital dollars - Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/20/2019

Health systems across the country have launched venture capital arms to invest in a variety of health IT, services, medical devices and solutions. In some cases, the VC arms focus on technology used throughout the system while others support startup companies with the potential to disrupt broader healthcare delivery. Here are eight health systems with venture capital arms and where they focus their investments. To recommend a health system or …

Mayo Clinic

FDA approves Bayer’s Gadavist® (gadobutrol) injection as the first and only contrast agent for use in cardiac MR in adult patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease | PR Newswire | 7/15/2019

WHIPPANY, N.J. , July 15, Bayer announced today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Gadavist ® (gadobutrol) injection for use in cardiac magnetic resonance (MR) imaging to assess myocardial perfusion (stress, rest) and late gadolinium enhancement in adult patients with known or suspected coronary artery disease (CAD). Gadavist is now the first and only contrast agent FDA approved for use in cardiac MR – an important diagnostic tool for patients …

Hypotony and the Argus II retinal prosthesis: causes, prevention and management | BMJ | 7/12/2019

Mark S Humayun 32 , 33 1 Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, Ophthalmology , University of Florence, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi , Florence , Italy 2 Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, INSERM U968, CNRS UMR 7210 , Institut de la Vision , Paris , France 3 CHNO des Quinze-Vingts , DHU Sight Restore, INSERM-DGOS CIC 1423 , Paris , France 4 Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences , University of Toronto , Toronto , Ontario , Canada 5 Toronto Western …

Massachusetts General Hospital

Centerline Biomedical Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Intra-Operative Positioning System | PR Newswire | 7/10/2019

CLEVELAND Centerline Biomedical, Inc. (Centerline) has announced that the company has received 510(k) clearance from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its flagship product, the Intra-Operative Positioning System, IOPS. A non-radiation-based surgical navigation system for minimally invasive surgery, IOPS leverages anatomical mapping algorithms and electromagnetic tracking technology to provide three-dimensional color visualization and guidance in real time during endovascular procedures. The …

Childrens Hospital was just ranked best of its kind in the nation | Boston Globe | 6/22/2019

Children’s Hospital was just ranked best of its kind in the nation By Jaclyn Reiss Globe Staff , June 19, 2019, 4:05 p.m. View Comments An operating room was prepped at Boston Children’s Hospital. (Jessica Rinaldi/Globe Staff/File 2018) It’s well known that Boston is home to some of the best hospitals in the nation. A new ranking once again reinforces that point. Boston Children’s Hospital claimed the top spot …

MD Anderson Cancer Center

RLDatix Launches New Brand, Connects Hundreds of Organizations at Annual Customer Conference | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 7/8/2019

Event brought together hundreds of patient safety leaders from around the globe and served as the springboard to launch the company’s new brand and vision. TORONTO , CHICAGO and LONDON , July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - RLDatix, a leading provider of solutions that drive patient safety, quality improvement, and harm reduction in healthcare, announced today the successful conclusion of Palooza 2019, RLDatix’s annual customer conference. Held in Las Vegas, NV , Palooza 2019 included …

UPMC

16 hospitals, health systems seeking Allscripts, Cerner, Epic, Meditech talent | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/14/2019

Four of the top vendors hospitals use to participate in the Medicare EHR Incentive Program are Allscripts, Cerner, Epic and Meditech, according to 2018 ONC data . Sixteen hospitals and health systems that posted job listings seeking EHR and IT expertise during the past two weeks: Editor’s note: This is not an exhaustive list. Job listings were compiled from job seeker websites. Allscripts 1. Phoenix Children’s Hospital: Seeks a clinical systems …

Hypotony and the Argus II retinal prosthesis: causes, prevention and management | BMJ | 7/12/2019

Mark S Humayun 32 , 33 1 Department of Surgery and Translational Medicine, Ophthalmology , University of Florence, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi , Florence , Italy 2 Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, INSERM U968, CNRS UMR 7210 , Institut de la Vision , Paris , France 3 CHNO des Quinze-Vingts , DHU Sight Restore, INSERM-DGOS CIC 1423 , Paris , France 4 Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences , University of Toronto , Toronto , Ontario , Canada 5 Toronto Western …

Kaiser Permanente

How 8 health systems are investing their venture capital dollars - Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/20/2019

Health systems across the country have launched venture capital arms to invest in a variety of health IT, services, medical devices and solutions. In some cases, the VC arms focus on technology used throughout the system while others support startup companies with the potential to disrupt broader healthcare delivery. Here are eight health systems with venture capital arms and where they focus their investments. To recommend a health system or …

6 hospital applications for machine learning: algorithms to predict patient violence, HIV risk & more | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/12/2019

Here are six recent studies and product launches that incorporate machine learning into clinical settings: 1. A group of five machine learning algorithms identified whether a patient was a suitable candidate for corneal refractive surgery with 93.4 percent accuracy, a level equal to that of expert ophthalmologists. 2. Cleveland Clinic researchers developed a deep learning model that analyzes lung cancer patients’ EHRs and imaging data to determine the most effective …

MemorialCare

How 11 health systems are spending millions in innovation dollars for new initiatives in 2019 | Becker’s Hospital Review | 7/11/2019

Hospitals and health systems are investing in innovation centers, artificial intelligence, technology startups, telemedicine and hospitals of the future. Here are 11 hospitals, health systems and healthcare providers that are spending on new companies, initiatives and institutes focused on technology and healthcare innovation over the past six months. NewYork-Presbyterian in New York City launched the Hauser Institute for Health Innovation after receiving more than $50 million since 2011 from …

Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic join latest funding round for startup Xealth | FierceHealthcare | 6/21/2019

by Heather Landi Jun 21, 2019 10:22am Xealth is a growing player in the “digital supply chain” that makes it possible for healthcare providers to prescribe and monitor digital therapies. (Rostislav_Sedlacek) Digital health startup Xealth has raised an additional $3 million in a series A financing round and has attracted new investment from major health systems Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and the MemorialCare Innovation Fund. The health systems join …

Harvard Medical School

aTyr Pharma Announces Second Quarter 2019 Results and Provides Corporate Update | Globe Newswire | 8/14/2019

August 14, 2019 08:00 ET Source: aTyr Pharma, Inc. aTyr to report interim safety results from Phase 1b/2a proof-of-concept trial of ATYR1923 in pulmonary sarcoidosis patients in Q4 2019 Company to host conference call and webcast today, August 14, at 5:00pm EDT SAN DIEGO, Aug. 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – aTyr Pharma, Inc. (Nasdaq: LIFE), a biotherapeutics company engaged in the discovery and development of innovative medicines based …

NSAIDs May Increase CVD Risk in OA | Medscape | 8/12/2019

NSAIDs May Increase CVD Risk in OA Janis C. Kelly August 12, 2019 In the first study to examine the possible role of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the elevated risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) of patients with osteoarthritis (OA), it was estimated that NSAIDS might account for 41% of the association between OA and CVD. This, the authors indicate, has huge public health implications, because more than three …

Memorial Sloan Kettering

21st Century Oncologist Part of a Study that Gives Older Women More Options for Breast Cancer Treatment | PR Newswire | 8/5/2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. , Aug. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ – A newly published report—co-authored by Dr. Frank Vicini , principal investigator at 21 st Century Oncology, and several oncologists from leading medical institutions—finds that older women with low-risk, hormone-positive breast cancer can safely opt for a short dose of radiation instead of taking anti-estrogen pills, which can cause adverse side effects like hot flashes, weight gain and bone …

PharmaCyte Biotech Meets with Oncology Advisory Board | Business Wire | 12/11/2017

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif.- PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. (OTCQB: PMCB), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing targeted cellular therapies for cancer and diabetes using its signature live-cell encapsulation technology, Cell-in-a-Box ® , today announced that it recently met with its Oncology Advisory Board, which was formed to assist in optimizing and finalizing the clinical protocol and other clinical trial-related matters for PharmaCyte’s clinical trial in patients with …

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

First-Line Combination Treatments Improve Outcomes vs Sunitinib in Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma - The ASCO Post | 5/10/2019

First-Line Combination Treatments Improve Outcomes vs Sunitinib in Advanced Renal Cell Carcinoma By Matthew Stenger May 10, 2019 Advertisement Two recently reported phase III trials have shown the benefits of combination therapy vs sunitinib in the first-line treatment in advanced renal cell carcinoma. As reported in The New England Journal of Medicine by Brian I. Rini, MD , of Cleveland Clinic Taussig Cancer Institute, and colleagues, the first interim …

PharmaCyte Biotech Meets with Oncology Advisory Board | Business Wire | 12/11/2017

LAGUNA HILLS, Calif.- PharmaCyte Biotech, Inc. (OTCQB: PMCB), a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on developing targeted cellular therapies for cancer and diabetes using its signature live-cell encapsulation technology, Cell-in-a-Box ® , today announced that it recently met with its Oncology Advisory Board, which was formed to assist in optimizing and finalizing the clinical protocol and other clinical trial-related matters for PharmaCyte’s clinical trial in patients with …

Aetna

Oscar Health Readies 2020 Medicare Expansion With Bigger Profits | Forbes | 5/15/2019

Oscar Health said its key underwriting profits jumped in the first quarter as the company prepares to expand into new Medicare Advantage markets for next year. The health insurance company, which has made its name offering individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act, has gradually expanded into new markets even as larger players like Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group left the Obamacare business after being unable to successfully manage the …

Oscar Health

Oscar Health Readies 2020 Medicare Expansion With Bigger Profits | Forbes | 5/15/2019

Oscar Health said its key underwriting profits jumped in the first quarter as the company prepares to expand into new Medicare Advantage markets for next year. The health insurance company, which has made its name offering individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act, has gradually expanded into new markets even as larger players like Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group left the Obamacare business after being unable to successfully manage the …

Humana

Northwell wins big in Medicare pilot for home-based primary care | Crain’s New York Business | 7/16/2019

Print Northwell Health received the largest shared-savings payment among all participants in a Medicare pilot testing whether doctors can save the federal government money by making house calls to patients with chronic illnesses. Northwell Health House Calls received $1.9 million from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for saving $3.4 million compared to patients’ expected costs in the fourth year of the Independence at Home program , which ran …

Oscar Health Readies 2020 Medicare Expansion With Bigger Profits | Forbes | 5/15/2019

Oscar Health said its key underwriting profits jumped in the first quarter as the company prepares to expand into new Medicare Advantage markets for next year. The health insurance company, which has made its name offering individual coverage under the Affordable Care Act, has gradually expanded into new markets even as larger players like Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealth Group left the Obamacare business after being unable to successfully manage the …

Health Net

26 recent hospital, health system executive moves | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/23/2019

Becker’s Hospital Review reported the following hospital and health system executive moves in the last week: 1. Rob Brooks , executive vice president and COO of Chattanooga, Tenn.-based Erlanger Health System, has “separated from the organization,” effective Aug. 20, according to a statement emailed to Becker’s Hospital Review.2. Abilene (Texas) Regional Medical Center appointed Matt Butler CFO.3. Michael Collins , CEO of Manchester-based Eastern Connecticut Health Network, will …

Progknowse partners with 3 health systems for precision med AI | Healthcare IT News | 8/7/2019

In collaboration with Premier, the company will work with LifeBridge Health, Riverside Health and St. Luke’s University Health Network to develop new machine learning algorithms for personalized care. August 07, 2019 11:10 AM Precision medicine startup Progknowse is working with three health systems to use machine learning technology for development of predictive algorithms to provide precision medicine to patients. WHY IT MATTERS The three participating health providers include Baltimore’s LifeBridge …

LeBron James

Cleveland Cavaliers 2019-20 NBA Season Preview | 9/11/2019

The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to look like a team rebuilding, could this be the year they shed their big contract and really tank? Basketball Insiders takes a look at the Cleveland Cavaliers in this 2019-20 NBA Season Preview. Published Tweet The Cleveland Cavaliers enter the 2019-20 campaign with a whole bunch of questions. There’s new head coach John Beilein coming in to take hold of the team’s direction and a …

Crohn’s Couldn’t Stop Cavaliers’ Larry Nance Jr. - Now He’s Making It His Mission To Create A Difference | Forbes | 6/16/2019

Entering the offseason after his first full year as a member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, forward Larry Nance Jr. has a lot to reflect upon. Personally, Nance was able to make a name for himself as a point forward on Cleveland’s roster, finishing second on the team in assists with 3.2 per game and even showcased a reliable three-point shot, connecting on 33.7% of his attempts this year. Nance …

Toby Cosgrove

Former Sen. Bill Frist, HFMA’s Joseph Fifer launch podcasts | Modern Healthcare | 8/10/2019

Print Dr. Bill Frist and Joseph Fifer Dr. Bill Frist and Joseph Fifer want to get inside your head, as they each debut podcasts devoted to their favorite subject: healthcare. Frist, a former Senate majority leader and transplant surgeon, says the goal of “A Second Opinion” is to improve Americans’ healthcare knowledge. Despite having the “best and brightest physicians” and treatment innovations, Frist said the U.S. healthcare system’s outcomes lag …

How Harvard Medical School helped Google strengthen its healthcare push | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/7/2019

How Harvard Medical School helped Google strengthen its healthcare push Jackie Drees - Print Email To gain a better understanding of the healthcare industry and how to help support patient and physicians’ needs, Google partnered with Harvard Medical School in 2015 to develop and implement an education program for the technology giant’s employees, according to the Financial Times . The education program, which ran in 2015-16, allowed 40 Google employees, from executives …

Donald Trump

Cleveland Clinic Now Tops List of State’s Biggest Employers | U.S. News & World Report | 6/19/2019

Cleveland Clinic Now Tops List of State’s Biggest Employers State data shows the Cleveland Clinic has surpassed Walmart as Ohio’s largest private-sector employer. By Associated Press , Wire Service Content June 19, 2019 By Associated Press , Wire Service Content June 19, 2019, at 1:30 a.m. COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State data shows the Cleveland Clinic has surpassed Walmart as Ohio ‘s largest private-sector employer. The Cleveland-based hospital system has …

First Edition- May 20, 2019 - Kaiser Health News | 5/20/2019

First Edition: May 20, 2019 Today’s early morning highlights from the major news organizations. Kaiser Health News: Why Missouri’s The Last Holdout On A Statewide Rx Monitoring Program Missouri retained its lonely title as the only state without a statewide prescription drug monitoring program — for the seventh year in a row — after the legislative session ended Friday. Patient advocates, politicians, experts and members of the medical community had hoped this …

Karen Timmons

Global Healthcare Accreditation Standards Accredited by ISQua | PR Newswire | 6/10/2019

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. , June 10, The International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua) , through its recently formed accrediting arm, The International Society for Quality in Health Care External Evaluation Association (IEEA) , has accredited the Global Healthcare Accreditation (GHA) Program Standards. Established in 1985, ISQua is a member-based, not-for-profit community and organization dedicated to promoting quality improvement in health care. It is widely recognized as the …

Mike McSherry

Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic join latest funding round for startup Xealth | FierceHealthcare | 6/21/2019

by Heather Landi Jun 21, 2019 10:22am Xealth is a growing player in the “digital supply chain” that makes it possible for healthcare providers to prescribe and monitor digital therapies. (Rostislav_Sedlacek) Digital health startup Xealth has raised an additional $3 million in a series A financing round and has attracted new investment from major health systems Atrium Health, Cleveland Clinic and the MemorialCare Innovation Fund. The health systems join …

Providence spinout Xealth ends $14M Series A funding round | The Business Journals | 6/20/2019

Staff Writer, Puget Sound Business Journal Jun 20, 2019, 12:01am PDT Seattle-based startup Xealth capped its Series A funding round Thursday at $14 million. Since announcing in March that it had brought in $11 million, three additional investors have added to the pool. North Carolina-based not-for-profit hospital network Atrium Health, Ohio-based medical center Cleveland Clinic and health care investment fund MemorialCare Innovation Fund joined Xealth’s …

Fred Hutchinson

NCCN, in Collaboration with Pfizer, Awards Nine Grants for Quality Improvement in Breast Cancer Care | PR Newswire | 11/20/2017

Worldwide Offices NCCN, in Collaboration with Pfizer, Awards Nine Grants for Quality Improvement in Breast Cancer Care NCCN and Pfizer announce funding for projects evaluating different clinical care pathways to improve breast cancer care, with a particular emphasis on underserved patients. News provided by 14:30 ET Share this article FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. , Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – The National Comprehensive Cancer Network ® ( NCCN ® ) Oncology Research Program ( ORP ) and Pfizer Global …

Nizar Zein

Cleveland Clinic Achieves Global Healthcare Accreditation for Medical Travel Services | PR Newswire | 10/31/2017

Cleveland Clinic Achieves Global Healthcare Accreditation for Medical Travel Services News provided by 11:11 PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. , Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ – Cleveland Clinic , perennially ranked as one of the top hospitals in the US by U.S. News and World Report, has been awarded a three-year term of “Accreditation with Excellence” by the Global Healthcare Accreditation Program for its Medical Destination Program. Ms. Karen Timmons, Chief Executive Officer …

Michael Ingber

COR Medspa, a Leading Aesthetic and Wellness Provider, Offering Advanced Laser Vein Treatment and Sclerotherapy in Denville, NJ, for Spider Veins and Varicose Veins | PRWeb | 7/10/2019

COR Medspa, a Leading Aesthetic and Wellness Provider, Offering Advanced Laser Vein Treatment and Sclerotherapy in Denville, NJ, for Spider Veins and Varicose Veins Share Article COR Medspa, a provider of the most advanced cosmetic and wellness treatments, is proud to provide advanced vein treatments in Denville, NJ, for improving the appearance and sometimes itchy or painful varicose and spider veins. DENVILLE, N.J. (PRWEB) July 09, 2019 State-of-the …

COR Medspa, a Leading Aesthetic and Wellness Provider, Offering Advanced Laser Vein Treatment and Sclerotherapy in Denville, NJ, for Spider Veins and Varicose Veins | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 7/9/2019

DENVILLE, N.J. , July 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ – State-of-the-art aesthetic and wellness provider, COR Medspa, offers leading vein treatments in Denville, NJ , with laser vein treatment and sclerotherapy. Laser vein treatment utilizes non-invasive laser energy to remove unsightly spider veins and small varicose veins from the legs or face without downtime. Sclerotherapy is a trusted vein treatment that injects varicose or spider veins with an FDA approved …

Steve Rusckowski

Quest Diagnostics Agrees To Acquire Cleveland HeartLab | Seeking Alpha | 10/25/2017

Quest Diagnostics Agrees To Acquire Cleveland HeartLab Oct.25.17 Quest Diagnostics will acquire Cleveland HeartLab for an undisclosed sum. The HeartLab is a pioneer in alternative biomarker testing for cardiovascular disease. Quest is acquiring the firm to extend its cardio testing capabilities into promising but largely unproven testing areas. Quick Take Quest Diagnostics ( DGX ) has announced an agreement to acquire Cleveland HeartLab for an undisclosed amount. Cleveland HeartLab provides inflammatory …

Quest Diagnostics To Acquire Cleveland HeartLab And Form Strategic Collaboration With Cleveland Clinic - TheStreet | 10/19/2017

SECAUCUS, N.J. and CLEVELAND, Oct. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX) today announced it has formed a definitive agreement to acquire Cleveland HeartLab, a leader in innovative diagnostic services for managing cardiovascular disease, from equity investors, including Cleveland Clinic. Quest intends to establish a national center of excellence in diagnostic information services at Cleveland HeartLab’s specialized laboratory in Cleveland, Ohio , focused on services that aid in assessing risk and …

Brad Mason

Orthofix to Present at 29th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference | Business Wire | 11/21/2017

LEWISVILLE, Texas- Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX), a diversified, global medical device company, today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Brad Mason will present at the 29 th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York, NY on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 10:10 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast will be available on the Company’s website at ir.orthofix.com/events.cfm . About Orthofix Orthofix International N.V. is a diversified, global …

Orthofix to Present at Jefferies 2017 London Healthcare Conference | Business Wire | 11/6/2017

LEWISVILLE, Texas- Orthofix International N.V. (NASDAQ:OFIX), a diversified, global medical device company, today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Brad Mason will present at the Jefferies 2017 London Healthcare Conference in London, on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 10:20 a.m. ET (15:20 GMT). A live audio webcast will be available on the Company’s website at ir.orthofix.com/events.cfm . About Orthofix Orthofix International N.V. is a diversified, global medical device …