Report: College bribery scandal tip stemmed from pharma pump-and-dump investigation

The nationwide college admissions scandal that earlier this week swept up a prominent biotech venture capital investor started with another investor who was under investigation for...

Taking a stand to curb healthcare workplace violence

Right now, in an emergency department somewhere in America, there’s a patient yelling at a nurse, spitting at her, punching her in the face or even...

Scholars call for global moratorium on human gene editing following ‘CRISPR babies’ scandal

A scandal that erupted late last year following the announcement of the birth of babies who had been genetically modified has led more than a dozen...

Digital health leader Derek Newell joins Virta Health as Head of Commercial

Former Castlight Health President and Jiff CEO Derek Newell has joined the executive team of San Francisco, California-based chronic disease treatment startup Virta Health. As the company’s...

College cheating scandal claims Hercules Capital CEO Manuel Henriquez

While better known for resulting in the arrests of two Hollywood stars, the nationwide scandal involving wealthy parents bribing college admissions officials so their children could...

At MedCity INVEST: A healthcare entrepreneur will share lessons from failure

It’s no secret that healthcare startups face significant challenges to success. Between identifying an unmet need, validating the technology, establishing a solid business model, understanding the...

Cleveland Clinic launches new center to promote AI innovation

The Cleveland Clinic has launched a new center meant to promote and organize its efforts to use AI in healthcare. Dubbed the Center for Clinical Artificial Intelligence,...

Hill-Rom to acquire healthcare communications company Voalte for up to $195M

Chicago, Illinois-based medtech company Hill-Rom Holdings is acquiring Sarasota, Florida-based healthcare communications company Voalte as it looks to broaden its connected tech offerings for providers. The acquisition price...

Stroke recovery startup Flint Rehab nabs another NIH grant

Irvine, California-based stroke rehabilitation startup Flint Rehab has received $1.72 million in additional grant funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human...

Microsoft, Oxford Biomedica to apply cloud, machine learning to improving gene therapy

A British cell and gene therapy company is partnering up with the world’s largest software company to improve gene therapy vectors using cloud computing and machine...

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