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Optum Ventures healthcare innovation
By Susan Morse 01:21 pm November 29, 2017
New fund combines the funding, analytic capabilities and vast network of Optum to invest in digital health.
digital pills

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By Dave Muoio 10:52 am November 22, 2017
Brigham and Women’s asked 26 patients discharged from ER to participate in pain study.
Data-based healthcare startup by former Google Adrian Aoun

A screensnap from the Forward app. Credit: Forward

By Jonah Comstock 02:42 pm November 17, 2017
The membership-based startup, Forward, redesigned the primary care experience around data in San Francisco and is now opening a new office in Los Angeles.
10 Health IT predictions for 2018
By Bill Siwicki 05:26 pm November 16, 2017
Emerging technologies will start to gain some firmer footing in the year ahead, moving out of pilot testing and into production environments.
healthcare billing app

Credit: Better

By Kaiser Health News 10:43 am November 15, 2017
Better is among a new breed of start-ups trying to lead customers through the labyrinth of medical billing with a single app to submit claims.
FDA approves first digital pill
By Mike Miliard 10:49 am November 14, 2017
Abilify MyCite can alert physicians when patients have – or haven't – taken their medication, given physicians hope for greater medication adherence.  
NIH's All of Us

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By Dave Muoio 02:12 pm November 08, 2017
The program will distribute 10,000 Fitbit devices to a representative sample of All of Us participants for a one-year study to determine its use on a larger scale in the program.
healthcare apps

A sampling of health apps available to consumers. Credit: Google Play

By Jonah Comstock 10:28 am November 07, 2017
New research determines that there are now 318,500 health-related consumer apps, yet most apps have been downloaded fewer than 5,000 times.
arthritis consultation with mobile app
By Jeff Lagasse 03:51 pm November 06, 2017
A China-based study shows U.S. hospitals how they can reduce care costs and create new revenue by treating patients in other cities with virtual consultations.
outlook malware
By Tom Sullivan 02:40 pm November 01, 2017
HIMSS new cybersecurity report highlights a host of alarming issues facing everything from WiFi devices to critical infrastructure.

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