Phenomix Sciences Launches Obesity Biobanking Registry Studying Personalized Treatment Options Based on Genetics

What You Should Know: – Biotech company Phenomix Sciences launches its biobanking registry, marking the first obesity registry to study the impact of personalized treatment based on phenotyping. The impact of this biobanking registry and the data it will yield has the potential to change the entire system’s approach to obesity, from a treatment recommendation to the way payers … Read more

Solv CEO Diversifies Cap Table, Adds 75 Female Investors as Part of $45M Series C

Heather Fernandez, CEO & co-founder at Solv Health What You Should Know: – Today,  Heather Fernandez, CEO and co-founder of healthcare on-demand app Solv Health shared her diversity plans for bringing on more women and first-time investors to the Cap Table as part of the company’s $45M Series C round. As a Filipino-Iranian woman, Heather … Read more

Komodo Health Appoints COO, Transcarent, Vytalize Health, RxBenefits, Other Digital Health Appointments

Komodo Health has named Dr. Aswin Chandrakantan as its Chief Operating Officer. Dr. Chandrakantan will also continue to serve as the firm’s Chief Medical Officer, a role he has held since 2016. Dr. Chandrakantan was one of Komodo Health’s earliest employees – following leadership roles at McKinsey and Google – and has played a central … Read more

Taking the Pulse on eCME – What’s Next for Continued Medical Education

Matt Titus, VP & Chief Commercial Officer at epocrates Over the past two years, we’ve witnessed the massive digital disruption in healthcare that was spurred by the pandemic. The most frequent example tends to be in the rapid adoption of technology like telemedicine, but this disruption has touched even the most seemingly small pieces of … Read more

CVS Health Launches New Virtual Primary Care Platform

What You Should Know: – CVS Health launches of its new Virtual Primary Care solution on a single digital platform for a more coordinated and consumer-centric health care experience. – The new offering, which is being sold to Aetna fully-insured, self-insured plan sponsors, and CVS Caremark clients now, will become effective for eligible Aetna members starting January 1, 2023, and for eligible … Read more

No Mask, No COVID-19 Pandemic, Right?

The end of the public transportation mask mandate, officially undone by federal Judge Kathryn Mizelle on April 18, may be recognized as the day the COVID-19 pandemic ended in America. Except it hasn’t ended in any real sense. The virus continues to produce new variants of greater or lesser transmissibility and lethality; for now, comparatively … Read more

Health and Social Care Northern Ireland Taps Tegria for National Digital Transformation

What You Should Know:  – Health and Social Care Northern Ireland (HSCNI) has enlisted the support of global healthcare technology specialist, Tegria, and digital health consultancy, Cloud21, in a deal to support its national digital transformation program.  – The organizations will help to deliver Northern Ireland’s Encompass program – a decade-long initiative that aims to deliver improvements to outcomes for … Read more

Geisinger & Tempus Create AI Model to Identify Structural Heart Disease

What You Should Know: – Tempus, an $8B precision medicine company, announced a collaborative study with Geisinger focusing on artificial intelligence (AI) model that can accurately identify patients at increased risk of undiagnosed structural heart disease (SHD). The study addresses a critical diagnostic gap – SHD is a progressive disease that affects the valves, walls, chambers, and muscles of the … Read more

RapidAI Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Pulmonary Embolism Triage & Notification

What You Should Know: – RapidAI, a neurovascular and vascular AI-enhanced clinical decision support and patient workflow receives FDA 510(k) clearance for its Rapid PE Triage & Notification product for fast identification and communication of suspected central pulmonary embolism — further strengthening RapidAI’s industry-leading clinical AI platform.  – Rapid PE Triage & Notification, in conjunction with Rapid Workflow … Read more

Data-Driven Healthcare Operations Will Transform Outcomes

Tom James, Healthcare Cloud Services and Solutions Leader at 2nd Watch You don’t need another story urging you to “get to the cloud.” That’s old news for healthcare executives, who’ve long understood the necessity of rebooting the way their organizations operate in the digital era. In a recent McKinsey study, 19 of the 22 healthcare … Read more