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When an employer sits down with his health care providers – the broker, the health plan, the physician, the hospital, the drug and device firms – everyone in the room wants it to cost more – and they’re all positioned to make that happen.
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Die Niederlande sind nicht gerade das erste Land, das einem einfällt, wenn es um Innovationen, Smart Living oder Start-ups geht und doch zählen die Niederländer im Bereich Digitalisierung zu den Vorreitern.
Laptops are routinely used for expert teleconsultation purposes. Compared to conventional laptops, smartphones are more handy, have better wireless internet connectivity, and have different image viewing capabilities.
Heine Optotechnik has released its iC1 dermatoscope app, which is designed for use with the Heine iC1 digital dermatoscope, a new capturing device that monitors and supports differential diagnosis of melanoma and other skin lesions.
We use WhatsApp on a daily basis to talk to people without meeting in person, to share photos, and to ask quick questions. Sometimes we extend these questions to a group of people to make a decision based on multiple opinions.
Building off the success of the Health eHeart study, the University of California – San Francisco (UCSF) has received nearly $10 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to launch the Health ePeople study platform.
Over the past five years, wearable health technology has become ubiquitous. From Fitbits to the Apple Health app, there is a big market for consumers and medical professionals.
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The last mile is seeing disruption from new business models that address customer demand for ever-faster delivery, as well as new technologies such as drones and autonomous ground vehicles.
The human microbiome is an ecosystem of trillions of microbes — some dangerous and some beneficial — living within the body. For the most part, they quietly help us digest our food, absorb nutrients, and fight off dangerous pathogens. However, when dangerous microbes, such as the bacterium C.
Digital health continues to be on investors’ minds as the industry is on track for a record year with $7.2B in funding to private companies in the space. Digital health companies vary widely in the user base they’re targeting, from physicians to athletes to insurers.
Sophie Chung arbeitete nach ihrem Medizinstudium zunächst als Notfallärztin, dann als Beraterin bei McKinsey. Vor rund einem Jahr gründete sie das mit Millionen finanzierte Medizintourismus-Startup Junomedical in Berlin. 16 Mitarbeiter arbeiten für sie und ihren Mitgründer Gero Graf.
Two of the most intricate surgical practices, ophthalmology and neurology, began experimenting in the past year with technology that allows surgeons to keep their heads up while using high-resolution, 3D visual representations of their subjects.
Apple just released updated App Store Review Guidelines, and there are tremendous implications for the medical and health apps in the iOS App Store. The changes they are announcing contain the most stringent language I have ever seen Apple use for the health and medical categories of apps.
Necessity is the mother of invention, right? Well, not always. Steven Johnson shows us how some of the most transformative ideas and technologies, like the computer, didn’t emerge out of necessity at all but instead from the strange delight of play. Share this captivating, illustrated exploration of the history of invention. Turns out, you’ll find the future wherever people are having the most fun.
Only a few years ago, the conventional wisdom held that startup founders should offer a substantial part of their product as “free forever,” which would lead to viral adoption and – maybe, eventually, hopefully – revenue.
Übernahmen: Geeignetes Mittel zur Steigerung der Innovationskraft in der Chemie- und Pharmaindustrie?
In der chemischen und pharmazeutischen Industrie zeichnet sich seit geraumer Zeit ein klarer Übernahme-Trend ab. Fast 60 Prozent der Unternehmen in diesem Bereich waren kürzlich an M&A-Prozessen aktiv beteiligt.
Die dritte Staffel von Die Höhle der Löwen ist im Oktober zu Ende gegangen, nun kann sich Frank Thelen, einer der Investoren und Juroren der VOX-Gründershow, wieder ganz seiner VC-Firma e42 widmen.
Anne Wojcicki’s DNA testing company has rebounded from its 2013 FDA slapdown by concentrating on genealogy and slowly reintroducing health reports. It’s also working with researchers to help in drug discovery and development.
Patients and their advocates are getting an ever-larger voice in how medical research is carried out. They participate in the design of experiments and have a greater say in what outcomes they care about most — and it’s not always simply living longer.
Dienstag, 22. November 2016 Berlin – Die rund 150.