Top Healthcare Innovation News

August 2, 2023

Sutter Health CEO: AI will ultimately impact every part of healthcare services over time

Warner Thomas, president and CEO of Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health, said that although it's still too early to obtain a full picture of artificial intelligence's implications for hospital and health system operations,




August 1, 2023

U. of Florida Health, Nuance Partner on Integration of AI into Radiology Workflow

Using AI tools to make radiologists’ work more precise and efficient is the goal of the academic-industry collaboration


July 14, 2023

UNC-Chapel Hill, Duke to be awarded up to $50 million from the FDA for new research center

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will award up to $50 million over five years to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University to establish the Research Triangle Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation (CERSI).

March 15, 2023

New Health Research Agency, ARPA-H, Starts Search for Two Hub Locations

The Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health will work on cutting-edge life-sciences initiatives

March 15, 2023

The Power 500 Healthcare Technology Companies of 2023

This year, The Healthcare Technology Report began recognizing the most important companies in the healthcare technology space. The Power 500 designation is awarded to the most innovative and impactful organizations in their segment of the healthcare technology market.

March 7, 2023

WeightWatchers Moves Into the Ozempic Market With Telehealth Deal

Weight-management company is buying Sequence, which offers telehealth visits with doctors

March 1, 2023

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota expands rural care through tech

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota is increasing access to care for rural residents through a partnership with Homeward Health.

Homeward Health is a tech-enabled startup that uses a combination of mobile clinics, at-home care and remote patient monitoring technology to care for underserved patients in rural communities.

February 27, 2023

OhioHealth spending $400 million to expand Grant Medical Center in downtown Columbus

Apple is close to perfecting a device that would monitor people's glucose levels without pricking the skin for blood, Bloomberg reported Feb. 22.

February 22, 2023

OSF HealthCare's $250M venture capital arm: 6 things to know

Peoria, Ill.-based OSF HealthCare has a venture capital arm that focuses on post-seed funding rounds for companies specializing in health IT, medical devices, therapeutics, diagnostics, and technology-enabled care solutions.

February 9, 2023

Layoffs and Shutdowns Hit Biotech Industry in U-Turn


The joy ride for biotech is over.

For a decade, the companies flourished, flush with cash, and fueled by excitement over new technologies such as cell therapy, gene editing and messenger RNA


February 9, 2023

Microsoft Launches BioGPT, the ChatGPT of Lifescience

From food recipes to medical solutions to even Jesus, there literally exists one or the other versions of ChatGPT. Adding to the band is Microsoft’s BioGPT, a generative pre-trained Transformer language model in a biomedical domain. It can be used for lifescience literature text generation and mining. 



February 9, 2023

Virtual reality is ‘not a toy’—but is it healthcare?

Kids undergoing a bone-setting procedure scuba dive with brightly colored fish while physicians complete their work. Residents of a skilled nursing facility use a headset to guide their physical therapy exercises.


February 1, 2023

FTC alleges GoodRx shared consumer’s health info with Facebook, Google

The Federal Trade Commission is alleging GoodRx shared consumers’ personal health information to Facebook, Google and other third parties.



January 31, 2023

5 MIT healthcare startups

Cambridge-based Massachusetts Institute of Technology has helped launch a variety of healthcare startups in recent years, including ones that detect disease in wastewater and deliver weeks' worth of medications in a single capsule.

January 30, 2023

How Dr. Stephen Klasko had a '197-year-old academic medical center thinking like a startup

Stephen Klasko MD talks about his transition ino the venture capital world

January 27, 2023

Pearl Health Raises $75M to Expand Value-Based Care Innovation

Pearl Health, a leading technology company focused on physician enablement and risk-bearing in value-based care, today announced that it has raised $75M in its oversubscribed Series B funding round, led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Growth Fund and Viking Global Investors, with participation by AlleyCorp, SV Angel’s Growth Fund, and other leading investors. This round brings Pearl’s total funding to date to more than $80M.

January 24, 2023

Amazon rolls out generic drug subscription service

Amazon is expanding its push into healthcare with the introduction of a generic drug subscription service aimed at consumers with common conditions like high blood pressure, acid reflux or anxiety.

The medication delivery service, RxPass, costs $5 per month for Amazon Prime members. Amazon Prime costs either $14.99 per month or $139 annually. 


January 24, 2023

Stanford Medical School exits US News rankings, crafts its own system

Approximately one week after Boston-based Harvard Medical School withdrew from U.S. News & World Report's rankings, Stanford (Calif.) School of Medicine has done the same. 

January 20, 2023

Chatbots found success in reaching vulnerable populations

AllianceChicago, a network of more than 70 community health centers in 19 states, deployed an AI-enabled chatbot at a Chicago-based community center to increase immunizations and well-child visits for pediatric patients. Parents and guardians of the patients were identified for immunizations and well-child visits and sent prompts via text and email to engage with the chatbot.

January 18, 2023

Under Financial Pressure, How Are Health Systems Prioritizing Digital Health Investments?

As big tech and retailers continue wading into the care delivery waters, it puts even more pressure on hospitals and health systems to “accelerate on the curve,” and prioritize digital health investments capable of delivering value.

January 17, 2023

LeanTaaS, Hospital IQ join forces to address hospital operational optimization

AI software company LeanTaaS today announced that it has acquired Hospital IQ, which provides automation solutions for hospitals. The combined valuation of the new company tops $1 billion, welcoming a 2023 unicorn






January 10, 2023

CVS Health's VC arm invests $100M in Carbon Health

CVS Gives Series D funding to Carbon Health on January 10th






January 9, 2023

UC Davis Health CoLab Incubator announces first startup – WellCent

WellCent, the first startup to come out of the UC Davis Health CoLab Innovation Technology Incubator, was introduced this week at the UC Davis Health Future & Health CEO Summit.





January 4, 2023

The investments Mayo, Mass General and Cedars-Sinai made in 2022

A list of notable investments from Mass General and Cedars-Sinai made in 2022

November 17, 2022

Nebraska Children’s Hospital & Medical Center to Add $89M Behavioral Health and Wellness Center

The Mental Health Innovation Foundation (Omaha) will manage the $89 million facility. 

November 15, 2022

General Catalyst Unveils 15 Health System Partners to Drive Digital Transformation

General Catalyst announced its group of 15 health System partners that include Banner Health, OhioHealth, MetroHealth, Cincinnati Children's Medical Center and UC Davis Health. 

November 14, 2022

UC Davis Health and General Catalyst Announce Digital Medicine Collaboration

Leading healthcare system will utilize venture capital firm's network to drive artificial intelligence and digital health innovations in patient care. 

November 3, 2022

Why Digital Health Collaborations Are the Future of Medtech

Executives from Huma, Abbott, Smith & Nephew and AliveCor share how they are using real world evidence collection to support remote patient monitoring, maximize patient engagement and navigate the regulatory landscape.

November 2, 2022

PA Health System Strikes Artificial Intelligence Partnership

Temple University Health System has partnered with Aidoc to leverage artificial intelligence to optimize clinical operations and reduce the cost of care.

November 1, 2022

J.P. Morgan Launches New Life Sciences Private Capital Team Targeting Investments in Innovative Healthcare Companies

The new team will invest in both early and growth stage healthcare companies across multiple strategies.


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