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Providers don high-tech specs to cut screen time, boost patient interaction

At Dignity Health, dozens of physicians are donning Google Glass as part of their new daily routines. Dignity has adopted the technology through Augmedix’s remote scribe service, saving physicians up to 15 hours per week. That translates to about one to two-and-a-half hours per day. “Physicans...

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Venture Investors: Theranos’s Fall Underscores Need for Transparency

Medical startups need to communicate their progress well, or they set themselves up for failure. Theranos Inc. is the most recent example of how negligence can carry big consequences. Venture capitalists and entrepreneurs attribute the company’s downfall to a failure to be transparent in dealings...

Aledade, Horizon BCBS J.J., Form Value-Based Care Partnership

Accountable care organization (ACO) company Aledade, Inc. and health insurer Horizon Healthcare Services Inc. just announced a new value-based care collaboration. The partnership’s goal is to deliver coordinated care to more than 20,000 commercially-insured and Medicare Advantage patients, the ultimate object being to lower costs while...

Silence is golden: This sales team measures success by how much they *don’t* talk

SHYFT Analytics is a software-as-a-service company dedicated to helping salespeople thrive in bio and life science industries. It provides ongoing training and education for clients and blends industry and company-specific data with demographics to deliver market insights to inform client decisions around drug launches, healthcare...

Circulating Tumor Cell, Cell Free DNA and Exosome/Microvesicle Cancer Diagnostics

A new report from Healthcare Market Research Reports has been published that explores the market potential related to diagnostic, monitoring, and screening test opportunities for circulating tumor cell, cell-free DNA, and exosome/microvesicle cancer diagnostics by lung, breast, colorectal, prostate, and other cancers. The report projections...