Microsoft’s venture fund invests in healthcare startup Innovaccer

Healthcare data platform company Innovaccer has closed its Series B round at $35 million. The additional investment was led by M12, Microsoft’s venture capital fund. Via email,...

UC Health expands Apple Health Records access to its 5 million patients

In the wake of promising results from a UC San Diego Health study of Apple Health Records users, patients across the entire University of California Health...

Apple reportedly looking at Medicare Advantage plans to subsidize Apple Watch

As part of its continuing efforts in healthcare, Apple has identified a new market of interest: the Medicare Advantage population. CNBC reported that the tech giant is...

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals sells marketed drugs to Aurobindo subsidiary for up to $300M

CEO Joe Turgeon said in an interview that the company aims to focus more on developing drugs for larger, broader and more lucrative oncology markets. Source...

The electronics industry sees money in your health

At CES, it was clear that Apple and other high-tech companies are rushing in to capitalize on people’s worries about their health. Source link

Why this Microsoft exec chose to join Providence St. Joseph Health as CIO

Last month, Providence St. Joseph Health announced it tapped B.J. Moore, a Microsoft executive, as its CIO. The appointment is effective January 28. He has a rich tech...

Jeb Bush and ex-Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs join Heal’s board

Los Angeles, California-based Heal, which provides has added two big names to its board: Former Florida governor and presidential hopeful Jeb Bush and Paul Jacobs, the...

Care navigation platform Medumo unites with Boston Children’s Hospital improve the patient experience

Boston Children’s Hospital and Medumo, a startup with a patient navigation platform, have joined forces to offer a pediatric care messaging service. Medumo’s platform lets patients get...

Medicaid innovators weigh in on renewed block grant push

  Another day, another effort to turn Medicaid into a block grant program. Politico has reported that the Trump Administration and CMS Administrator Seema Verma are looking at...

Allergan, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe ask SCOTUS to hear Restasis patent case

A Native American tribe and a drugmaker that partnered to try and block generic competition to one of the latter’s eye drugs are now hoping the...

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