Kaufman Hall Acquires Claro Healthcare

What You Should Know: – Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC (Kaufman Hall) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire healthcare management consulting firm Claro Healthcare. – Claro Healthcare is the leading clinical documentation, hospital operations, and mid-revenue cycle improvement platform, blending technology, professional services, and domain expertise to deliver significant return on investment to providers across … Read more

AWS Distributes $14M to 90 Organizations Through Health Equity Initiative

What You Should Know: – Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that it has awarded $14 million in cloud services and technical expertise to help nearly 90 organizations around the world, ranging from startups and nonprofits to large enterprises, to address health equity challenges through the Health Equity Initiative. – AWS also introduced a new pillar … Read more

American Diabetes Association Launches Amputation Prevention Alliance

What You Should Know: – The American Diabetes Association® announced a new initiative designed to address the urgent public health challenge of preventable amputation called the Amputation Prevention Alliance. Over 135,000 amputations occur every year in the United States, with the majority of those procedures being preventable, but due to challenges in accessing quality care, patients are forced into unnecessary … Read more

Caris Life Sciences Integrates with Flatiron Health for Molecular Testing

What You Should Know: – Caris Life Sciences, the leading molecular science and technology company, announced their partnership with Flatiron Health to fully integrate Caris’ molecular testing portfolio with Flatiron’s OncoEMR®, a cloud-based electronic medical record (EMR) tool. – This partnership streamlines clinical workflows for physicians, delivering critical results directly at the point of care … Read more

Cost Transparency Ecosystem in Healthcare

Paul Ketchel, CEO of MDsave Cost transparency is a driving force in the American market. Whether consumers are looking to purchase a latte, a plane ticket, or surgery, they increasingly expect to pay an “out-the-door” price– something that includes all labor and materials as well as the finished product or service. When polled, 66% of … Read more

Bicycle Health Nabs $5M to Scale Its Virtual Opioid Use  Disorder Treatment

What You Should Know: – Bicycle Health, a Boston, MA-based provider of virtual opioid addiction treatment secures $5M from Cobalt Ventures to further accelerate the expansion of its telehealth opioid use disorder (OUD) treatment. – The additional capital extends Bicycle Health’s Series B venture capital financing, bringing the company’s total funding to date to $88M. Evidence-based, online suboxone treatment for … Read more

Inflation Could Result in Additional $370B in Healthcare Costs by 2027

What You Should Know: – McKinsey & Company’s latest report reveals inflation could result in $370 billion in an additional increase above the baseline in healthcare costs by 2027, causing the government, employers and consumers to burden the cost. – The piece showcases the impact healthcare inflation will have over the next five years without … Read more

Report: 2022 KLAS Emerging Solutions Top 20

What You Should Know: – KLAS asked 16 prominent members of the healthcare community with broad HIT expertise to read 42 KLAS reports on emerging technology and rate their perception of the solutions based on their potential to impact the Quadruple Aim of Healthcare: to improve outcomes, reduce the cost of care, improve the patient experience, … Read more

Reimagining the Operating Room of the Future with Robotics

Dr. Mona Flores, Global Head of Medical AI, NVIDIA Make way for the age of software-defined healthcare. Amid a growing shortage of doctors and nurses, hospitals around the world are increasingly turning to AI to improve the quality of care in the face of an aging population. One major undertaking across the healthcare industry is … Read more

Epic Launches Life Sciences Program with Clinical Trial Matchmaking

What You Should Know: – Epic launches Life Sciences program, expanding its work to bring together the disconnected parts of healthcare. – The Epic Life Sciences program is built to help providers, pharmaceutical companies, and medical device manufacturers recruit research participants, expand clinical trial access to underrepresented communities, and speed up the development of new therapies. … Read more