Large Hospitals Share Insights

Recently, Credit Suisse https://credit-suisse.com experts attended a panel on telehealth adoption by hospitals/health systems. Panelists from Jefferson Health https://www.jeffersonhealth.org, Stanford Children’s Hospital https://www.stanfordchildrens.org, and St John’s Health https://healthcare.ascension.org took part in the discussion. (more…)

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Funds for Rare Disease Research

Scientists have discovered about 7,000 rare diseases, which makes them a major health challenge. When all the rare diseases are combined, an estimated 25 to 30 million people in the U.S are living with a rare disease which means that about one of every nine people are afflicted with a rare disease. (more…)

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GE Investing in the Future

GE  https://www.gehealthcare.com is investing and collaborating with Formlabs https://formlabs.com, CMR Surgical Ltd https://cmrsurgical.com, and Decisio Health https://www.decisiohealth.com, on novel healthcare projects requiring further development involving 3 D printing, robotic surgery, and virtual patient monitoring. (more…)

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Healing for Complex Wounds

Blast injuries, burns, and other wounds experienced by service members can damage their bones, skin, and nerves which can result in months to years of recovery for the most severe injuries. However, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) https://www.darpa.mil believes that recent advances in biosensors, actuators, and Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be extended and integrated to dramatically improve tissue regeneration. (more…)

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NIH’s Strategic Plan

According to the “NIH-Wide Strategic Plan” developed for 2016-2020, the need to understand basic biological mechanisms is growing and generating vast amounts of data which is propelling biomedicine into “Big Data”. (more…)

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Study:Tech to Help Transition Patients

Both Congestive Heart Failure (CHD) and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) represent significant burdens for the Veterans Health Administration https://www.va.gov/health  healthcare system. (more…)

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Recap with Senior Executives

Credit Suisse recently hosted the 2nd Healthcare Disruptive Technologies & Innovations (HCDT&I) meeting in San Francisco with Executives from Anthem, Advanced ICU Care, Glooko, Grand Rounds, Heal, Hey Doctor, Kura MD, Omada Health, Uber Health, and Vida Health. (more…)

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