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Mayo, Kaiser, Medically Home launch advocacy effort to extend hospital-at-home flexibilities

Eleven health systems have joined the coalition, which aims to extend and expand the existing federal hospital-at-home waivers and create an advanced acute care-at-home delivery model at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation.

Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins and Others Form ‘Advanced Care at Home Coalition’

Some of the most premier health care organizations in the U.S. are coming together to form the “Advanced Care at Home Coalition.” The newly formed entity will vie for legislation that will allow more patients to receive hospital-level care in their homes moving forward. Many of the provisions that have allowed health systems and home-based …

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Who won the INVEST Digital Health Pitch Perfect contest?

Judges proclaimed winners across three tracks of the digital health startup pitch contest including: Home health, chronic disease management and value-based care, and technology to support payer and provider efficiency.

Neuroglee Raises $10M to Develop Virtual Neurology Clinics with Mayo Clinic, Others

What You Should Know: – Neuroglee, a Boston, MA-based provider of personalized evidence-based digital therapeutics (DTx) and virtual care solutions, today announced it has raised $10M in Series A funding led by OpenSpace Ventures with participation by EDBI. – Neuroglee Therapeutics discovers, develops and commercializes personalized evidence-based digital therapeutics (DTx) and virtual care solutions to …

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Mayo Clinic, Google develop AI algorithm to enhance electrical brain stimulation

The algorithm maps interactions between different areas of the brain, which can help guide the placement of electrodes for stimulating devices to treat brain diseases, like epilepsy, and movement disorders.

Google Collaborates with Mayo Clinic to Develop AI Algorithm for the Treatment of Neurological Diseases

Shots: The companies collaborated to develop a new AI algorithm called “basis profile curve identification.” for the improvement of brain stimulation devices to treat psychiatric illness & stroke Mayo Clinic researchers have developed a set of paradigms or viewpoints to compare the effects of electrical stimulation on the brain. For the study, the companies insert …

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Mayo Clinic, Verily Partner to Develop Clinical Decision Support Solutions

What You Should Know: – Today, Mayo Clinic and Verily, an Alphabet company announced a strategic two-year collaboration to develop clinical decision support solutions. This modular, evidence-based decision support solution, will provide contextualized and validated knowledge on disease management, care guidelines, and treatment to help clinicians make decisions. – The clinical decision support tool will …

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Mayo Clinic, Spire Health to Co-Develop Remote Pulmonary Rehab Program

– Spire Health and Mayo Clinic announced a strategic collaboration to integrate Mayo Clinic’s remote pulmonary rehabilitation program into Spire Health’s respiratory remote patient monitoring (RPM) service. – Developed by Dr. Roberto Benzo and his team at the Mindful Breathing Laboratory, Mayo Clinic’s remote pulmonary rehabilitation program has been the recipient of multiple, multi-year grants …

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A new report ranking urban hospitals based on racial inclusivity finds ‘de facto segregation’

A new analysis from the Lown Institute identified the most and least racially inclusive hospitals in America, but hospitals at the bottom of the list dispute the methodology. Still, the analysis indicates a troubling trend of racial segregation in healthcare.

#Healthin2Point00, Episode 208 | Cedar acquires Ooda & funding for Medically Home, Huma

Today Jess is bored with consistent $100m+ deals and yawns in the face of the Tiger! No matter– I explain what Cedar acquiring Ooda for $425m means, why $100m for Medically Home is a departure for Mayo but not Kaiser, and what the heck Huma is all about (OK, I don’t really know). Does Jess …

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Kaiser Permanente, Mayo Clinic invest $100M in hospital-at-home company

The health systems are sinking a combined $100 million into Medically Home Group, which enables clinicians to provide hospital-level care in patients’ homes. The funds are intended to scale the company’s operations and expand access to its care delivery model.

An ‘Unprecedented Collaboration’: Mayo Clinic, Kaiser Permanente Invest $100M in Medically Home

In another move reflecting the rapid rise of the hospital-at-home model, the Mayo Clinic and Kaiser Permanente announced a major joint investment in Medically Home on Thursday. The two health systems will inject a combined $100 million into the company, which had already raised more than $64 million since launching in 2016. “Bringing Mayo Clinic …

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Mayo Clinic strikes remote patient monitoring partnership with NXgenPort

Mayo Clinic is ramping up activity in the remote patient monitoring arena. Its latest move is a collaboration with biomedical technology company NXgenPort, which will focus on an implantable catheter that can remotely monitor cancer patients for complications as they undergo treatment.

Mayo Clinic finds algorithm helped clinicians detect heart disease, as part of broader AI diagnostics push

Mayo Clinic shared results of a study showing that an AI tool developed by the system could be used to improve diagnosis of low ejection fraction, a type of heart disease. It’s part of a broader push by Mayo Clinic to commercialize AI-based diagnostic tools, starting with spinout company Anumana.

PharmaShots Weekly Snapshots (May 03 – 07, 2021)

AstraZeneca Reports Results of Imfinzi (durvalumab) and Imfinzi + Tremelimumab in P-III POSEIDON Study as 1L Treatment for Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Published: May 7, 2021 | Tags: AstraZeneca, Imfinzi, durvalumab, Tremelimumab, P-III, POSEIDON Study, Stage IV Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Merck and Fusion Pharmaceuticals Enter into a Clinical Collaboration for FPI-1434 + …

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Phenomix Collaborates with Mayo Clinic for AI-Powered Obesity Phenotype Blood Test

Shots: The Phenomix’s MyPhenome test utilize phenotype-driven multi-omics technology to analyze genomics, metabolomics, and hormone levels and use AI-driven algorithmic tool to identify four specific obesity phenotypes, giving doctors the ability to prescribe more precise anti-obesity treatments The study showed that phenotype-specific obesity resulted in nearly double the weight loss over the treatment course of …

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Glooko Raises $30M to Expand Digital Diabetes Management Platform

What You Should Know: – Glooko, a Palo Alto, CA-based provider of remote patient monitoring and chronic care management solutions including diabetes and obesity, today announced that they have raised a $30 million Series D round of funding. The funding was led by Health Catalyst Capital along with participation from existing investors Canaan Partners, Georgian, …

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Mayo Clinic, Google eyeing ‘AI factory’ as collaboration moves forward

The health system and tech giant are more than a year into their 10-year collaboration. As their partnership evolves, the organizations are looking to create an “AI factory” — an assembly line of AI solutions that are developed at scale and incorporated into clinical workflows.

AliveCor, AstraZeneca Partner to Screen for Blood Potassium Levels Via Electrocardiograms

What You Should Know: – AliveCor, a digital AI-based personal technology provider, and AstraZeneca, a global leader in the biopharmaceutical space, are working together to create more informed disease management solutions across cardiovascular, renal, and metabolism therapeutic areas.  – The collaboration will focus on the development of AliveCor’s potassium detection technology through their Kardia-K AI …

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Mayo Clinic, Microsoft, Cerner join coalition to provide digital access to Covid-19 vaccine records

A group of organizations have come together to work on a solution that will provide digital access to Covid-19 vaccination records. As the country eyes a challenging transition to the new normal, a verifiable vaccine record will be necessary to ensure individual and community safety.

YouTube teams up with providers, healthcare groups to combat health misinformation

The video-sharing giant is partnering with providers and groups, like Mayo Clinic and the American Public Health Association, to create evidence-based health content. YouTube has also added CVS Health’s former chief community health officer to lead those efforts.

Mayo Clinic Researchers to Validate Interoperability of Encrypted Algorithms and Training on Encrypted Data

What You Should Know: –  Mayo Clinic researchers are collaborating with TripleBlind on next generation algorithm sharing and training on encrypted data. – TripleBlind’s solution functions as the innovative data encryption conduit that keeps the data and intellectual property in the algorithm secure. TripleBlind announced today it is collaborating with Mayo Clinic researchers who will use TripleBlind tools to …

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5 big healthcare lawsuits of 2020

Some of the biggest legal stories of the year include patients attempting to mount a class action lawsuit against Mayo Clinic after an employee improperly viewed more than 1,600 health records and the Supreme Court hearing opening arguments in a case challenging the constitutionality of the ACA’s individual mandate.

Change Healthcare Unveils Social Determinants of Health Analytics Solution

What You Should Know: – Change Healthcare launches national data resource on social determinants of health (SDoH) for doctors, insurers and life sciences organizations to better understand the connection between where a person lives and how they live their life to the care a patient receives and their health outcome. – 80% of U.S. health …

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2400 Units of Vitamin D a Day for Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, one of the most common joint and muscle diseases, afflicting millions of Americans, is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, often accompanied by other symptoms, such as fatigue. The medical profession used to think it was all in people’s heads, “but today there is irrefutable evidence” that it is indeed a disorder of the body …

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Mayo Clinic Launches Vocal Biomarker Study for Pulmonary Hypertension Detection

What You Should Know: – Mayo Clinic announced a collaboration with Vocalis Health to to research and develop new voice-based tools for screening, detecting and monitoring patient health, beginning with a study to identify vocal biomarkers to detect pulmonary hypertension (PH). – The clinical validation study will utilize Vocalis Health’s proprietary software, which can operate …

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10 Google Search Terms Can Help Experts Predict COVID-19 Hot Spots

What You Should Know: – New Mayo Clinic study reveals strong correlations were found between keyword searches on the internet search engine Google Trends and COVID-19 outbreaks in parts of the U.S. – The Mayo Clinic study searched for 10 keywords that were chosen based on how commonly they were used and emerging patterns on the internet …

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What does hospital innovation look like in a pandemic? Find out at INVEST Digital Health

 The conference, in partnership with healthcare industry association Medical Alley, will include conversations spanning behavioral health, the future of health insurance and how hospitals are addressing the pandemic. It will also spotlight healthcare startups in a pitch contest.

Eko Awarded $2.7M NIH Grant for Heart Murmur & Valvular Heart Disease Detection Algorithms

What You Should Know: – The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has granted next-generation cardiac AI company Eko an award totaling $2.7 million to support continued collaborative work with Northwestern Medicine Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute – The grant will focus on validating algorithms and help more accurately screen for heart murmurs and valvular heart disease during …

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Mayo Clinic Performs First Shoulder Arthroplasty Procedure Using Mixed Reality

What You Should Know: – Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN performed the first-ever shoulder arthroplasty procedure using Wright Medical’s groundbreaking BLUPRINT Mixed Reality Technology, which provides surgeons a 3-D holographic view of the patient’s pre-operative plan. – The Mixed Reality Application is the latest addition to Wright’s BLUEPRINT ecosystem and enables a surgeon to maintain a direct view of the surgical …

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