SVB to acquire healthcare-focused Leerink for $280M

The parent company of Silicon Valley Bank plans to buy a major investment bank focused on healthcare. Santa Clara, California-based SVB Financial Group said Tuesday that it...

Precision medicine will have a transformative effect on clinical trials

Evidentiary data has always had a tremendous impact on medical research. Much of that data has been generated via traditional clinical trials, which are often costly,...

Is Driver a story of fast fail or a cautionary tale against pursuing DTC...

Driver, a startup based in San Francisco, launched in September with big name backers and a goal to use technology to transform the clinical trial recruitment...

Oscar Health sues Florida Blue to end exclusive broker policy

      Fast-growing insurance startup Oscar Health is taking insurer Florida Blue, a licensee of the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association, to court over its exclusive policy agreements...

Healthcare CIOs lack strong trust in their data, survey shows

A new survey from software company Dimensional Insight found healthcare chief information officers aren’t too confident in their organization’s information but intend to invest in improving data...

Roivant raises $200M in equity financing, valuing company at $7B

A company developing drugs across a wide variety of therapeutic areas – including several that are in Phase III development – with backing from Japan’s SoftBank...

Propeller Health co-founders share company’s growth and accomplishments

Headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin, Propeller Health was founded in the fall of 2010. The digital therapeutics company offers sensors that can attach to inhalers. Said sensors...

Venture-backed Medicaid entrepreneurs launch advocacy group to better drive innovation

The J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco is often considered to be the top healthcare investing conference in the world, but after attending for a...

Founders’ Story: NeuroFlow – MedCity News

Why did you start this company? “As an Army Veteran and Bronze Star Recipient, I have always been inclined to serve others. That was my mission in...

Navigating state patient data privacy laws will only get more challenging

Medical data privacy has traditionally been subject to various state laws. This system made sense in a world of largely state-specific providers. However, the rise of...

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