Devices & Diagnostics
By reimagining health care supply chain as a centralized, high-value distribution and product selection and procurement model, hospitals and health systems can more effectively reach their goals for expense reduction while driving substantial improvements for patients and team members alike.
When facilities operate their own acute dialysis operations and no longer enlist third parties to provide treatment, they save hundreds of dollars per session. Insourcing also enables hospitals to keep trained dialysis staff on hand full-time to actively ensure quality kidney care to their patients.
MedCity News sat down with John Coleman, Business Unit Director at YSDS Life Science, to talk about the challenges of delivering temperature-sensitive goods and how to overcome them.
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The healthcare industry must understand and act on this bigger picture of evidence-based, data-driven, and technology-enabled solutions for medical equipment management to keep clinical service lines operating effectively and reliably.
The Covid-19 pandemic changed the way we think of the role of diagnostics not only for clinicians but also consumers. The pandemic propelled innovation of in vitro diagnostics and the at-home test kits space for chronic conditions, sexual health, and more.
Sonio recently gained $14 million in Series A funding. The Paris-based startup’s AI platform automates ultrasound reporting so that healthcare providers can conduct ultrasound exams with greater accuracy, speed and efficiency.
Illumina must pay a €432 million fine for closing its Grail acquisition before the European Commission finished its inquiry into the tie-up. The penalty is the maximum amount the regulator can impose on a company for breaching European merger rules.
Better Therapeutics prescription digital therapeutic, AspyreRx, received De Novo FDA authorization for type 2 diabetes. The mobile app digitizes and personalizes cognitive behavioral therapy.
As more life-extending medications come on the market, health systems have a responsibility to make meaningful changes in how they screen and reach older adults. Earlier detection could mean millions of individuals enjoy longer lives of good cognitive health.
Improving Customer Experience and Conversion in Healthcare & Life Sciences
Neko Health recently raised €60 million (about $65.8 million) in Series A financing. The Stockholm-based startup’s medical scanning technology aims to conveniently and affordably collect extensive health data to aid doctors in catching diseases early. The company’s scan takes about 10 minutes and costs €250 (about $275).
Butterfly Network recently launched an AI tool that can provide medical practitioners with an accurate B-line count from just a six-second lung ultrasound clip. By automatically counting B-lines in a lung image, the tool helps doctors quickly identify and assess a patient’s lung issues at the point of care.
The traditional transactional approach to the coding of diagnoses to support billing in a fee-for-service environment is not adequate to meet the care requirements of VBC programs.
To deliver real value in today’s highly fragmented market, healthtech startups stand to significantly benefit by working with incumbents. Rather than focusing solely on disruption, these startups working with established partners concentrate on proving demonstrable ROI, clinical value, dollars saved, better outcomes and improved healthcare economics.
Eyenuk recently received FDA clearance to use the Topcon NW400 retinal camera with its EyeArt AI system, which automatically detects diabetic retinopathy. The company said this FDA clearance makes its system the only AI system that is FDA-cleared for use with multiple retinal cameras produced by different manufacturers.