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In The Know: Healthcare News For October 19, 2020

These small companies are making big COVID-19 contributions Odonata Health wins 2020 TFX Capital Showcase Health experts concerned ‘COVID fatigue’ causing a rise in cases Medtronic’s Pelvic Health Business Thrives Under the ‘New Medtronic’ Abbott Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization for its COVID-19 IgM Antibody Blood Test United States Representative Angie Craig Visits Inspired Spine […]

IMPACT: Medical Alley and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Published October 15, 2020 Life, as we have known it, has changed. We celebrate the healthcare and public safety professionals, and the essential workers who continue to go to work every day to help others. We celebrate the acts of kindness and empathy; the countless recoveries and families reunited.  We continue to be in this […]

PhysIQ and Purdue University Launch Study to Develop Algorithms for Detecting Earliest Signs of COVID-19 from Biometric Smartwatch Data

WEST LAFAYETTE, IN — September 30, 2020 — Certain changes in a person’s heart and breathing rates could precede symptoms of COVID-19, an increasing number of studies suggests. Purdue University researchers have begun a study that would help determine if continuously collected biometric smartwatch data could be used to reliably and accurately detect these signs early, which could indicate that […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for September 28, 2020

Bright Health Inc. Announces $500 Million Series E Funding Including Significant Investments by Tiger Global Management, T. Rowe Price Associates, Blackstone, NEA and Bessemer Venture Partners Bind Launches Into the Fully-insured Market Spineology Gets FDA De Novo Grant of Minimally Invasive OptiMesh Expandable Interbody Fusion System Medtronic gains breakthrough nod for VAD driveline Fast Company […]

In The Know: Healthcare News for September 21, 2020

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Expands Access Statewide To Supportive Care Services From Livio Health Mayo scientists develop mathematical index to distinguish healthy microbiome from diseased Using Predictive Analytics to Target SDoH Interventions During COVID-19 FedEx SenseAware ID device expected to see use for COVID-19 vaccine shipments University of Minnesota R&D expenditures break […]

National Institutes of Health Commissions PhysIQ to Develop COVID-19 Digital Biomarker

Early detection of COVID-19 decompensation in patients is complicated by infrequent and non-specific clinical data A first-in-kind tool that collects and analyzes continuous physiologic data could provide early clinical indicators of COVID-19 decompensation Early detection could offer healthcare providers invaluable insight necessary to intervene earlier and reduce poor patient outcomes CHICAGO, IL – September 16, 2020 – The […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 31, 2020

Abbott’s Fast, $5, 15-Minute, Easy-to-Use COVID-19 Antigen Test Receives FDA Emergency Use Authorization; Mobile App Displays Test Results to Help Our Return to Daily Life; Ramping Production to 50 Million Tests a Month Allina Health and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Commit to Landmark Value-Based Contract in Minnesota Cancer Genetics and StemoniX Sign […]

In the Know: Healthcare News for August 10, 2020

Mayo’s plasma program shows first signs of COVID-19 benefit University of Minnesota turns natural killer cells against COVID-19 FDA approves new Medtronic neurostim leads Best Buy’s health chief to step down, will remain an advisor as company pursues long-term ambitions Rival drugmakers launch joint trial of medicines for COVID-19  Cantel Medical names new president Walking […]

NorthShore University HealthSystem, Carnegie Mellon University and PhysIQ Launch Comprehensive Study of New Technology to Monitor At-Risk Cardiac and Surgical Patients

CHICAGO, IL – NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), Carnegie Mellon University, and physIQ are collaborating on a multi-phase pilot project using the pinpointIQ™ solution to manage patients with heart failure and patients undergoing ileostomy. These patient populations historically have significant clinical risks when transitioning from the hospital to home. Using this solution, NorthShore will be able to continuously monitor at-risk patients […]

UI Health, Chicago Medical Society and PhysIQ Collaborate to Protect Frontline COVID-19 Health Care Workers and High-Risk Patients with Advanced AI

UI Health will monitor the health of certain frontline health care workers and high-risk patients with COVID-19 who are recommended for home isolation using the pinpointIQ system comprising wearable biosensors and artificial intelligence technology The system may help mitigate a surge of hospital patients and provide early warning signs of COVID-19 exacerbation CHICAGO, IL – June […]

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