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A Digital Health Collaborative has been launched in the US, supported by the Peterson Health Technology Institute.
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Digital Health Collaborative launches in the US

A Digital Health Collaborative has been launched in the US, supported by the Peterson Health Technology Institute (PHTI) and bringing together provider groups, purchasers and end users with the intention to “raise the bar on evidence and value for digital health solutions”. A total of 14 organisations, including the American […]

Emory Healthcare has announced its deployment of the Epic electronic health record (EHR), making MacBook Airs available to "thousands of clinicians".
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US-based Emory Healthcare deploys Epic EHR with MacBook Air

Emory Healthcare has announced its deployment of the Epic electronic health record (EHR), with MacBook Airs made available to “thousands of clinicians” to support accessing of patient records via the platform. The organisation reports savings of “$300 per device per year in software licensing and support costs, adding up to […]

Florida-based surgical robotics company Medical Microinstruments, Inc. (MMI) has raised $110 million in Series C funding for microsurgery innovation.
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Florida-based Medical Microinstruments raises $110m for microsurgery innovation

Florida-based surgical robotics company Medical Microinstruments, Inc. (MMI) has raised $110 million in Series C funding for microsurgery innovation, which is to be used to support the commercialisation of the company’s Symani® Surgical System and to accelerate “advanced technology capabilities” across the globe. Mark Toland, CEO, said that the support […]

In the US, Salesforce has announced the launch of new AI and data innovations for CRM, to "help make healthcare operations more efficient and personalized".
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Salesforce launches CRM AI and data innovations for healthcare operations

In the US, Salesforce has announced the launch of new AI and data innovations for CRM, to “help make healthcare operations more efficient and personalized”, with innovations including a conversational AI assistant capable of triggering workflows to send referrals, book appointments, manage care plans, and more. The Einstein Copilot, powered […]

The Whitehouse has issued a statement declaring its commitment to improving cancer care by ensuring electronic health records (EHRs) contain all of the information required for doctors to provide excellent patient care.
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Biden-Harris administration on US Core Data for Interoperability Plus Cancer standards

The Whitehouse has issued a statement declaring its commitment to improving cancer care by ensuring electronic health records (EHRs) contain all of the information required for doctors to provide excellent patient care. The adoption of the United States Core Data for Interoperability Plus Cancer (USCDI+ Cancer) will see the introduction […]

Researchers from Northwestern University and Washington University at St. Louis (WashU) have developed a "sticker" which "changes in shape in response to the body’s changing pH levels",
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US researchers develop shape-changing ultrasound “stickers” for patient monitoring

Researchers from Northwestern University and Washington University at St. Louis (WashU) have developed a “sticker” with the ability to change in shape in response to the body’s changing pH levels, in the hopes that clinicians viewing shape changes in real time through ultrasound imaging could identify earlier warnings for post-surgery […]

A press release from the office of Congresswoman Robin Kelly, chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, has announced the launch of a Congressional Digital Health Caucus.
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Congressional Digital Health Caucus launched in US to promote collaboration and integration of health tech

Congresswoman Robin Kelly (Illinois) and Congressman Troy Balderson (Ohio) have announced the establishment of a Congressional Digital Health Caucus to “serve as a platform for dialogue and collaboration” between government experts and representatives from the healthcare industry and private sector, with the aim of shaping policies to support integration of […]

MIT researchers develop AI-based risk prediction models for early pancreatic cancer intervention.
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AI-based risk prediction models for early pancreatic cancer intervention from MIT researchers

New hope for early pancreatic cancer intervention via AI-based risk prediction MIT CSAIL researchers develop advanced machine-learning models that outperform current methods in detecting pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma. Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL – MIT News Researchers from MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory have collaborated with Limor Appelbaum, a scientist from the […]