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Annual CEO Health Care Survey Finds Patient Engagement, Population Health, & Consumerism Top Concerns 
While care transformation continues to lead the list of concerns for hospital and health system executives, The Advisory Board Company’s Annual Health Care CEO Survey found meeting consumer expectations and patient engagement join the top concerns. The study found 47 percent of executive respondents...
April 8, 2016
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Former UnitedHealthcare CEO’s tech-savvy payer startup Bright Health raises $80M
Minneapolis-based tech-savvy payer Bright Healthhas raised $80 million in a round led by Bessemer Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from Flare Capital Partners. Bright Health is led by a team of experienced healthcare executives. The company’s CEO Bob Sheehy...
April 7, 2016
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Nexstim Plc Appoints John Liedtky as VP of Commercialization, General Manager US
Nexstim Plc (NXTMH:HEX, NXTMS:STO), a medical technology company aiming to improve rehabilitation for stroke patients with the use of non-invasive brain stimulation, today announces the appointment of John Liedtky as VP of Commercialization, General Manager US, effective from 1 April 2016. Mr. Liedtky...
April 1, 2016
Diagnostics & Healthcare News
A Simple Blood Test Could Detect Concussion Almost Right Away
Diagnosing a patient with a concussion is often based solely on a doctor’s evaluation and the presence of classic symptoms, such as headache, confusion, lack of coordination, memory loss, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, tinnitus and excessive sleepiness. Sometimes, however, these symptoms don’t emerge until several days...
March 31, 2016
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MedStar Targeted by Hackers in Possible Ransomware Attack
The FBI is investigating a possible ransomware attack against Columbia, Maryland-based MedStar Health. MedStar’s electronic health records system and e-mail remained down Monday evening, according to the Washington Post. If the breach does turn out to be ransomware, it would be the largest such attack on...
March 30, 2016
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Bidding Nearing End on Sale of Toshiba Medical Device Unit
Battle-weary Toshiba is barreling toward the finish line in a sale of its medical device unit, and fellow Japanese device maker Fujifilm could emerge the winner in a potential $6 billion deal. The second round of bidding for Toshiba’s medical equipment unit closes Friday...
March 4, 2016
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Biotech & Medical Device Companies Make Significant Sales Growth Progress with Advanced Healthcare Products
  Industry experts forecast continued growth for the biotech – healthcare products industry, especially for medical device market projected to reach new levels as innovative applications & technologies move sector forward.  Healthcare services and medical device product companies with recent developments of importance...
February 12, 2016
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Maquet Unveils Two New Advanced ICU Ventilators
Maquet Medical is releasing two new ICU ventilators, one general purpose for most patients and one designed for support in neonates and infants. The SERVO-U and SERVO-n mechanical ventilators were designed to feature an intuitive interface while offering advanced patient specific capabilities such as NAVA (Neurally...
January 11, 2016
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A Hearing Test You Can Take On The Phone
Hearing loss can have a negative impact on work. It can lead to social isolation. It can even contribute to dementia. And one-third of Americans 65 and older have some level of hearing impairment. Typically they wait years to get tested. But there’s...
January 7, 2016
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