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Though the U.S. healthcare system is straining under the burden of the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been acceleration in one area of the industry: innovation and IT efforts. Organizations are crediting technology with helping them stay connected with their patients and advancing their population health efforts, despite the growing healthcare access challenges brought on by …

BRISTOL — A New Hampshire company has developed what it says is a revolutionary patented air cleaner that can play a critical role in adapting to life in the age of COVID-19. Bristol-based company Air Cleaners Inc. — formed by airflow experts from the semiconductor clean room and data center industry — was created to …

MBA Program: MIT Sloan School of Management Industry: Healthcare Founding Student Name(s): Grayson Armstrong, Zoan Liu, Brett Sternfield Brief Description of Solution: Ocular Technologies is developing a telemedical solution to improve patient access to quality eye care. Our solution includes a portable diagnostic device, telemedical software platform, and a network of consulting eye doctors who …

Hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) need elective procedures to be able to return to near pre-pandemic levels for both their patients as well as their hospital’s financial health, but the continued impact of the coronavirus pandemic complicates the issue in many geographies. The American Hospital Association (AHA) estimates that the country’s hospitals will lose …

The INVEST Digital Health Virtual conference, held in partnership with healthcare industry association Medical Alley, included conversations spanning behavioral health, the future of health insurance and how hospitals are addressing the pandemic. We recorded each session and now you can check it out on video! The first video installment of the conference is a panel …

Vijay C Roy Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 25 The absence of seed capital and venture funding support notwithstanding, a couple of startups in the technology space have relocated to Punjab in the past few years. According to entrepreneurs, low operating cost and good Wi-Fi infrastructure are major factors for attracting new investments. Jorie Healthcare …

Insurance startup Bright Health raised another $500 million, as it plans to expand into new markets and offer small group plans. The company, which was co-founded in 2015 by former UnitedHealthcare CEO Bob Sheehy, offers individual market plans and Medicare Advantage plans. It uses a narrow-network model that involves partnering closely with one health system …

Healthcare entrepreneurs are an essential part of the innovation landscape and they play center stage at several of MedCity’s events. At the upcoming MedCity INVEST Digital Health virtual conference September 21-25, held in partnership with Medical Alley, digital health startups will present to judges across four tracks as part of the Pitch Perfect competition. At MedCity …

Dallas-based seed accelerator Health Wildcatters has added nine new startups to its portfolio, bringing the number of startups under its umbrella to 77. The new cohort will join Health Wildcatter’s nationally-ranked accelerator program this fall. The 12-week accelerator, now in its eighth year, is a mainstay in the North Texas healthcare and startup ecosystem. The …

Five technology hubs are to be established to support the next generation of Scottish start-ups. Finance Secretary Kate Forbes announced the initial £4 million funding ahead of a visit to the CodeBase technology incubator in Edinburgh on Thursday. It will see investment in infrastructure to allow the hubs to give entrepreneurs world-class training and mentoring …