Ginger.io transforms from mental health management tech for hospitals to healthcare provider
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Ginger.io transforms from mental health management tech for hospitals to healthcare provider

Frank - Feb 09, 2019

In the past couple of years, Ginger.io has transformed itself from a mental health management technology business which used people’s smartphone behavior to identify patterns and gather insights…

HeyDoctor’s telemedicine app lets physicians prescribe via text
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HeyDoctor’s telemedicine app lets physicians prescribe via text

Frank - Feb 09, 2019

Getting a prescription via text is a possibility. San Francisco, California-based HeyDoctor has released a new telemedicine app that enables physicians to prescribe certain treatments through text…

OraSure inks $143M deal to provide saliva collection kits to DIY consumer genomics business
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OraSure inks $143M deal to provide saliva collection kits to DIY consumer genomics business

Frank - Feb 08, 2019

A subsidiary of OraSure Technologies, a Pennsylvania-based diagnostics company, has signed a $143 million deal to provide DNA sample collection kits to a consumer testing company, according to…

Beyond dated models of engagement to a person-centric perspective
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Beyond dated models of engagement to a person-centric perspective

Frank - Feb 06, 2019

Download the latest insights from leaders at AstraZeneca, Ipsen, and EMD Serono. eyeforpharma CloudWave migrated critical healthcare applications to the cloud for stronger disaster recovery and integrated…

Mass. Medicaid program seeks power to negotiate drug discounts, exclude meds with little value
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Mass. Medicaid program seeks power to negotiate drug discounts, exclude meds with little value

Frank - Feb 06, 2019

In the absence of new federal policies to tame break-the-bank drug prices, Massachusetts’ state Medicaid program hopes to road-test an idea both radical and market-driven. It wants the…

Stepping stones to a new era in gene editing?
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Stepping stones to a new era in gene editing?

Frank - Feb 05, 2019

Drug development is a slow and trying journey, as Sangamo Therapeutics knows well. Founded in 1995, the Richmond, California-based company has hammered away for 22 years, trying…

Medial EarlySign uses machine learning algorithm to predict who is at risk for certain conditions
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Medial EarlySign uses machine learning algorithm to predict who is at risk for certain conditions

Frank - Feb 03, 2019

Founded in 2009, Medial EarlySign is taking advantage of artificial intelligence technology and leveraging it to predict which individuals are at risk for specific health conditions. The company…

FDA treads carefully on molecular diagnostics
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FDA treads carefully on molecular diagnostics

Frank - Dec 16, 2018

Last week, the FDA tried to better define its role in molecular testing. The agency approved Memorial Sloan Kettering’s MSK-IMPACT, which profiles 468 genes to assess solid…

Some medical associations are backing away from Outcome Health
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Some medical associations are backing away from Outcome Health

Frank - Dec 15, 2018

The revelation that Outcome Health employees provided misleading advertising and performance data to customers has prompted a lawsuit by investors and now some medical societies that made…

Insider error incidents made up majority of breached records in October
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Insider error incidents made up majority of breached records in October

Frank - Dec 14, 2018

The latest Protenus Breach Barometer report — which includes data compiled by DataBreaches.net — found that insider error incidents continue to be a problem in the world of healthcare cybersecurity.…