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Funding roundup: Mental health startup led by former Uber exec gets $100 million

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Mindstrong, a company offering a mental health platform for patients with serious mental illness, raised $100 million. Read more about startups that raised funding this...
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CMS expands telehealth options for Medicare Advantage plans

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A final rule published by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Friday would allows Medicare Advantage plans to cover more specialties through telehealth....
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It’s time we reevaluate our views of patient data

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Driven by business interests, many healthcare organizations continue to use the pretext of patient privacy all too easily, to keep data locked away. It’s time...
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Covid-19 worries cause companies to seek mental health tools

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With worries over health and the economy affecting most employees, companies are looking for ways to roll out more mental health tools. In turn, many...
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Gilead’s Covid-19 drug improved conditions in some severely ill patients, data show

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The company cautioned against attempting to draw firm conclusions from the data on remdesivir, which came from only 53 patients treated with the drug under...
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Google, Facebook launch location-based mapping efforts for Covid-19

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Google, Facebook, and other tech firms have launched their own efforts to track the spread of Covid-19. While some of these efforts are opt-in, others...
Gastroenterology

Mount Sinai researchers reveal innovative mechanisms to predict and prevent Crohn's disease

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In a series of four studies published today in Gastroenterology, a journal of the American Gastroenterological Association, Mount Sinai inflammatory bowel disease researchers, describe the...
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Cigna’s new Medicare Advantage chief talks about growth plans, Covid-19

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Dr. Gina Conflitti was named chief medical officer of Cigna’s Medicare Advantage business on March 5. In her first month on the job, she shared...
Pediatrics

Pulmonary Manifestations in Adolescents With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Clinical Pediatrics, Ahead of Print. Objectives. The available literature on pulmonary disease in pediatric inflammatory bowel disease is limited. We evaluated the prevalence of pulmonary...
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BMS, Voluntis partner on digital therapeutics for cancer patients

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The companies will develop a mobile app that will allow patients to self-manage symptoms and enable remote monitoring by healthcare providers. In a phone interview,...
Gastroenterology

New AI system can evaluate endoscopic findings of ulcerative colitis with accuracy

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Assessments of patients with ulcerative colitis, which is a type of inflammatory bowel disease, are usually conducted via endoscopy and histology. But now, researchers from...
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Startup raises $15M to help prevent and treat opioid addiction

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AxialHealthcare, a startup building software to manage opioid prescriptions and addiction, raised $15 million in funding. The company plans to use the new funds to...
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Senators threaten to subpoena Cigna in insulin cost probe

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Senators Chuck Grassley and Ron Wyden are demanding that Cigna turn over documents on insulin pricing, as part of a larger probe on rising insulin...
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Ulcerative colitis and a missing microbe in the gut

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Ulcerative colitis is a seriously debilitating inflammatory disease of the bowel leading to crippling symptoms that can affect the quality of life severely. Researchers from...
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After WellCare Merger, Centene now a ‘$100 billion-plus’ company

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Centene CEO Michael Neidorff said the company would bring in more than $100 billion in revenue after its acquisition of WellCare, which boosted its membership...
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FDA approves Aimmune’s peanut allergy drug

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Palforzia is the first drug to win approval to treat a food allergy. The approval follows a favorable, though not unanimous, vote by an FDA...
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The role of real estate in the future of healthcare

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The evolution of healthcare away from traditional hospital campuses is gaining momentum as new technology has become a key driver in the shift to outpatient...

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