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Cybercriminals Use Bots to Steal Active Pharmacy Accounts and Resell Prescriptions

What You Should Know: – Cybercriminals are leveraging illegal bots to steal pharmacy accounts and resell prescriptions on a secondary market for in-demand substances, like Oxycodone, according to recent research from Kasada’s threat intelligence team. has recently shared research by its threat intelligence team about a new, illegal use of bots -. – Researchers have …

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Diagnostic Robotics Raises $45M for Medical-Grade AI Triage & Clinical Predictions Platform

What You Should Know: – Diagnostic Robotics has announced the closing of a $45M Series B funding round led by StageOne investors, with participation from Mayo Clinic, thus becoming a Mayo Clinic Platform portfolio company. Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, as well as other existing investors such as strategic angel investor Bradley Bloom, co-founder …

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Reimagining The Future of Pharmacovigilance (PV): Regulations, Tech, Public Perceptions

Barry Mulchrone, Senior Director& Head of Pharmacovigilance Oversight and Analytics, IQVIA Annette Williams, VP & Global Head, Lifecycle Safety, IQVIA Monitoring the safe and effective use of medicines has now been an essential part of public health policy for several decades. New advances in technology (e.g., ICH E2B for the electronic exchange of case reports) …

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Analysis: Is Oracle Cerner Planning to Build A National EHR?

Earlier this month Oracle closed its $28.3B acquisition of Cerner and shortly after Oracle founder and CTO, Larry Ellison, outlined Oracle’s vision for Healthcare IT post-acquisition. The key elements of this vision included:   – Developing a solution for a national EHR database.  – Leveraging this solution, and similar smaller-scale connected EHR initiatives, to provide life …

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Is Telehealth Healthcare’s Biggest Cyber Threat?

Mike Wilkes, Chief Information Security Officer, SecurityScorecard It’s time to get used to seeing your doctor from a digital screen, as virtual care is projected to expand well into the future. And while telehealth technology has proven to be highly beneficial in supporting the shift to virtual healthcare, it has also introduced a host of …

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BestLife Holdings Raises $50M+ Portfolio Expansion with Cenegenics

Kristy Berry (left) and Carly Stockdale (right) What You Should Know: – BestLife Holdings, a portfolio of personalized preventative healthcare and age management solutions, announces its formation with a combined equity round of over $50M. Notable investors have partnered with BestLife including PrimeTime Partners’ founders, Abby Levy, the co-founder of Thrive Global with Arianna Huffington, …

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Analysis: Seeking Balance in the Hyperactive Mental Health Tech Market

The prevalence of mental and behavioral health conditions has been on the rise in recent decades, further aggravated by the pandemic in the last two years. Social isolation, grief from the loss of loved ones, fear of contracting the virus, and financial worries were all major stress factors that increasingly affected the mental wellbeing of …

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Can Automation Drive Health System Outcomes?

Pranay Kapadia, Co-founder and CEO at Notable The United States spends about $1 trillion per year on healthcare administration. 95% of healthcare workforce growth since 1990 has been administrative. But adding administrative staff hasn’t helped health systems stay on top of the increase in manual work queues, and it certainly hasn’t been improving outcomes for …

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FundamentalVR Adds Endovascular Surgery Procedures to Haptic VR Medical Simulations

What You Should Know: – FundamentalVR, global pioneers in immersive VR surgical simulations, today announces the addition of endovascular surgery to its suite of haptic VR medical simulations. In addition, it’s also showcasing its new virtual showroom that would accelerate the ability of medical device manufacturers and life science companies to get new endovascular products …

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Podimetrics Secures $45M for SmartMat to Prevent Diabetic Amputations in High-Risk Patients

What You Should Know: – Podimetrics raises $45M to help at-risk providers and health plans prevent diabetic amputations in high-risk patients. – With this latest round of funding, Podimetrics plans to focus on hiring to build out their product development and research teams, while also expanding the breadth of services delivered by their nurse support …

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HIMSS22 Day 2 Roundup: Google Partners with MEDITECH, Microsoft’s Health Cloud Strategy Expansions

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Activity OptimizeRx Acquires EvinceMed, a Specialty Drug Prescription Initiation Platform OptimizeRx, a provider of point-of-care technology solutions helping patients start and stay on therapy announced a definitive agreement to acquire the EvinceMed platform and related assets. EvinceMed is a provider in delivering end-to-end automation for specialty pharmaceutical transactions. The acquisition includes …

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Clarify Health Acquires Embedded Healthcare, Behavior Change Platform

What You Should Know: – Clarify Health, leading cloud analytics and value-based payments platform company, just announced its acquisition of Embedded Healthcare  – a behavior change platform company created by notable healthcare leaders such as Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel to scale value-based care for health plans.  – The announcement marks the company’s second acquisition in 6 months and represents …

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MUSC Deploys Notable’s Intelligent Automation Platform to Transform Patient Experience

What You Should Know: South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health sciences center deploys Notable’s intelligent automation platform to expand access to high-quality, equitable care. Notable, the leading intelligent automation company for healthcare, today announced an innovation partnership with The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC Health) to create a digital experience for patients throughout their care journey. MUSC Health will …

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Notable Labs Launches by Acquiring Rights to Volasertib – Will Use Data, AI to Fast-Track Cancer Treatment

Thomas Bock, M.D., Chief Executive Officer of Notable What You Should Know: – Coming out of stealth, Notable Labs, a pioneer and developer of predictive precision medicines, is acquiring worldwide development and commercial rights to volasertib, a PLK-1 inhibitor in acute myeloid leukemia (AML) from Oncoheroes. – Notable will leverage its high-fidelity Predictive Precision Medicines Platform to identify …

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#Healthin2Point00, Episode 240|Tebra, Notable, Wellinks, Aktiia, and Enlace Health

Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess and I talk briefly about Frontiers Health – frontiers.health – a digital health company with a deep therapeutics focus. Kareo and Patient Pop merge to form Tebra and get $65 million dollars from a PE firm. A notable raise from Notable, $100 million in a Series B …

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Notable Secures $100M to Expand Intelligent Automation in Healthcare

What You Should Know: – Notable, a San Mateo, CA-based leader in healthcare intelligent automation, today announced it has raised $100M in Series B funding led by ICONIQ Growth, including participation by Greylock, F-Prime Capital, and Oak HC/FT to accelerate growth and innovation within the healthcare industry.  – The company plans to use the new round …

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Led by Sequoia, Benchling Raises $200M to Accelerate R&D Cloud Platform

– Today Benchling, the leading life and sciences R&D cloud, announced a $200M Series E raise led by Sequoia Capital Global Equities and joined by Altimeter Capital, Byers Capital, and Elad Gil. This funding will be used to aggressively invest in product development and global expansion to support enterprise customers. The raise is also joined …

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Former Hospital CIO Finds 177% Increase as Hackers Breached 21.3M Healthcare Records in 2H of 2020

What You Should Know: – As the fallout of COVID-19 continues to plague healthcare systems and hospitals, cybercriminals took a notable interest in these entities through malicious hacking incidents in the second half of 2020.  In a new CI report released, Drex DeFord, former CIO at Scripps Health., Seattle Children’s, Steward Healthcare, and strategic healthcare …

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Theator Nabs $15.5M to Scale AI-Driven Surgical Intelligence Platform

What You Should Know: – Theator raises $15.5M in Series A funding to support the company’s mission of using AI and computer vision to eradicate disparity and variability in surgical care. – The startup plans to use this round to scale its commercial operations and partnerships with U.S. providers, grow its R&D team and cement …

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Top 5 Business Opportunities for Digital Health Companies in 2021. Where Is The Money?

Ralf-Gordon Jahns, Managing Director of R2G For many companies, 2020 has been a devastating year due to the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. While the same can be said for the digital health sector, the pandemic has also paved a way for unexpected and extraordinary business opportunities in 2021. In 2020, Digital health start-ups and …

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Hospital Sustainability Demands that Revenue Integrity Move Front and Center

Vasilios Nassiopoulos, VP of Platform Strategy and Innovation, Hayes Razor-thin operational margins coupled with substantial and ongoing losses related to COVID-19 are culminating in a perfect storm of bottom-line issues for U.S. hospitals and health systems. A study commissioned by the American Hospital Association (AHA) found that the median hospital margin overall was just 3.5% pre-pandemic, and …

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AI Leads Way to Less False Positives on Remote Cardiac Monitoring Devices, Improved Results

What You Should Know: – Cardiac patients and their cardiologists are experiencing a high number of false positives with remote patient monitoring devices as a result of signal artifact providing inaccurate data, which can lead to many complications—other than medical, such as unnecessary tests and increased medical costs. – Ambulatory cardiac monitoring provider InfoBionic has …

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Intermountain to Deploy AI-Powered Digital Assistants Across Clinically Integrated Network

What You Should Know: – Intermountain Healthcare announced it will scale Notable’s AI-driven platform across the health system’s clinically integrated network to support thousands of providers, automate administrative workflows, streamline the check-in experience for patients, and simplify provider follow-up. – The Notable Platform uses intelligent automation to identify and engage more patients in need of …

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Virtually or In-Person, Automation Improves The Healthcare Experience

Muthu Alagappan, MD, Medical Director at Notable Health The COVID-19 pandemic has caused an unprecedented shift in the way consumers view and access a variety of goods and services—and healthcare is no exception. Recent studies show that many patients, including vulnerable populations like those living with cancer, are delaying recommended care and procedures—and will continue to do so for at least several …

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