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Scripps study: Can your Fitbit track the flu?

Could wearable devices track flu outbreaks? A new study conducted by researchers with the Scripps Research Translational Institute suggests it could be a reality in the...

BridgeHead Software appoints new Senior Director of Sales EMEA

Darrell Bailey joins to drive growth across the NHS, private healthcare, occupational health and elite sports marketsASHTEAD, UK – 16 January 2020 –...

Optum drives UnitedHealth’s better-than-expected earnings

In a year when healthcare costs continued to increase, UnitedHealth Group reported better-than-expected results at the end of 2019. The company reported earnings of $19.68 billion...

Teladoc to acquire InTouch Health for $600M

Teladoc will acquire InTouch Health for $600 million. The combined telemedicine company will have a wider reach, and be able to work with patients of all...

Federal ACA enrollment flat as 8.3M pick plans for 2020

  The number of people enrolling in health insurance through HealthCare.gov remained flat year-over-year, according to final numbers released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services...

CEO of medical informatics group steps down

  Douglas Fridsma stepped down from his role as CEO of the American Medical Informatics Association on January 1. In a blog post on Friday, Fridsma said...

New York governor proposes hospital price transparency tool

  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo plans to launch a tool next year to make it easy to compare the cost and quality of hospital procedures across...

Tandem Diabetes snags FDA approval for interoperable insulin pump software

Tandem Diabetes Care received FDA approval for a new predictive dosing software that can work with Dexcom’s continuous glucose monitors.   Faced with growing competition in the market...

Alphabet subsidiary partners with Emory Healthcare

  Alphabet’s digital health subsidiary launched a partnership with Georgia’s largest health system. The company will work with Emory Healthcare to analyze its medication and lab ordering...

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