Industry News: Volume 2, Issue 3

Echosens Presents Research at 2021 AASLD Liver Meeting: Early Detection and Monitoring with FibroScan Mitigates Risk of Patients Developing Fibrosis/Cirrhosis PARIS & WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Echosens, a high-technology company offering the FibroScan® family of products, is pleased to announce its strong presence at the upcoming American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases

Industry News: Volume 2, Issue 2

Medicare Punishes 2,499 Hospitals for High Readmissions By Jordan Rau KHN.com—The federal government’s effort to penalize hospitals for excessive patient readmissions is ending its first decade with Medicare cutting payments to nearly half the nation’s hospitals. In its 10th annual round of penalties, Medicare is reducing its payments to 2,499 hospitals, or 47%

Industry News: Volume 2, Issue 1

SYNAPS Dx Completes $10 Million Series A Investment, Accelerates Commercialization of DISCERN: First Minimally Invasive Test for Accurate Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s Disease ROCKVILLE, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SYNAPS Dx (SDx), a privately held company focused on the research, development and commercialization of diagnostics for neurodegenerative disorders and conditions, including Alzheimer’s Disease (AD), announces the close

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 23

COVID-19 Cases, Hospitalizations Drop as Poll Shows 20% of Adults Won’t Get Vaccinated By Cecelia Smith-Schoenwalder USNews.com—Nationwide coronavirus cases and hospitalization are down while a poll reports that the percentage of U.S. adults vaccinated or planning to get the shot is the highest it’s been this year. The U.S. is averaging over 110,000

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 22

Stakeholder panel calls for stronger price transparency enforcement, data accessibility By Dave Muoio FierceHealthcare.com—Many U.S. hospitals have not been publishing their prices, as required by a new law. Now, a panel of researchers, purchasers and regulators is calling for new measures around increasing compliance and the usability of published pricing data.   To

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 21

Recuro Health Announces Its $15 Million Series A Round Led by ARCH Venture Partners: Funds Additional Acquisitions Expanding Digital Health Solutions Capabilities, Increased Marketing, Company Growth DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Recuro Health (Recuro), an integrated digital health solutions company that transitions the U.S. healthcare system from a reactive, disease-focused model to a population health, outcomes

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 20

Dubai is Open for Business: Surge in International Medical Value Travelers to Aster Hospitals Complement Record Number of Tourists DUBAI, United Arab Emirates & GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aster DM Healthcare, one of the largest private global healthcare service providers with 365 healthcare facilities worldwide, including hospitals at its Dubai

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 19

Cryptocurrency Regulation in the Americas…it’s time to let banks make stable e-currency work for everyone Authored by: Eric Maloney, PhDVP Operations, Vesto LLC Roger Taylor, MD, MPA SVP Healthcare Sector, Vesto LLC Summary Countries around the world are grappling with the challenge of how to regulate cryptocurrency, with widely varying approaches. To better understand

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 18

Self-insured employers are outmatched by hospitals when negotiating prices, study says By Dave Muoio FierceHealthcare.com—Large self-insured employers often aren’t able to leverage their market heft to bring down the price of medical services at hospitals. The problem? Large employers’ market share is “relatively small” compared to that of local hospitals in many

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 17

Aster DM Healthcare and Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director, Receive Harvard Business Council Awards DUBAI, United Arab Emirates & GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aster DM Healthcare Limited, one of the largest private global healthcare service providers with 365 total healthcare facilities worldwide and plans underway for a quaternary hospital in the