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Cancer Is A Bunch of Bitches: You Fuckin’ Love Science

In an article for Wonkette, writer Carlos Sagan provides some interesting insights into the recent scientific progresses made in cancer research. Sagan, who has a background in cancer research and drug development, writes in a conversational and off-color way, engaging readers who wouldn’t otherwise seek...

Avizia and VeeMed Partner to Enable Seamless, Powerful Telehealth Programs

Telehealth company Avizia recently announced a new partnership with VeeMed, a leading provider of physician services for telehealth. The partnership brings together Avizia’s telehealth platform and VeeMed’s provider services for high-acuity use cases including neurology, behavioral health, and intensive care. The partnership will offer flexible...

Boston Tech Watch: Kyruus, Kolide, Nano-C, BookingBug

In a recent roundup of Boston area tech news, Kyruus was highlighted for its recent funding round of $10 million dollars. The 8-year-old startup received funding in part from Providence Ventures, a venture capital company associated with Providence St. Joseph Health. Kyruus helps match patients...

GRAIL Announces Data from Prototype Blood Tests for Early Cancer Detection

Earlier this month, GRAIL, Inc., a life sciences company dedicated to finding early detection strategies for cancer patients, announced that it has made progress toward developing a method for identifying multiple types of cancer through blood tests. The announcement was made at the annual American...

Former Landmark Health CEO named new CMMI director

The US Department of Health and Human Services has appointed former CEO and founder of home healthcare company Landmark Health Adam Boehler to be the new director and deputy administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Boehler will replace CMMI director Patrick Conway,...

WTF Health | Blockchain God Ted Tanner of PokitDok

THBC recently announced it will help launch a new interview series hosted by Jessica DaMassa. The show will be about where the healthcare industry is headed, and will be called WTF Health – standing for ‘What’s the Future’ Health. The show leads off with an interview...

Accolade Raises $50M in Financing

Seattle, WA-based personalized health and benefits solutions provider Accolade raised $50 million in a funding round led by existing investors Andreessen Horowitz, Carrick Capital Partners, Madrona Venture Group and McKesson Ventures. Cross Creek Advisors and Madera Technology Partners also joined as new investors. Accolade will use...

Landmark Health plans N.C. entrance through partnership with BCBSNC

Landmark Health, based in California, is planning its entrance into the North Carolina market through a new partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina. The news came Thursday from Jessica Diaz, senior director of brand and marketing at Landmark. “We’re a risk-based provider...