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Boston Sci’s DIRECTSENSE Ablation Monitoring Tech Coming to U.S.

Boston Scientific is releasing in the United States its DIRECTSENSE Technology for live monitoring of cardiac tissue during radiofrequency ablation procedures. The capability is designed for use on the company’s RHYTHMIA HDx Mapping System along with the INTELLANAV MiFi Open-Irrigated ablation catheter and it works by measuring the change in electrical impedance of the tissue… Read More »

California Gov. Gavin Newsom says tech companies are key to lifting coronavirus restrictions

Tech companies will be key to supporting California’s growing “army” of coronavirus contact tracers and ultimately reopening the state, Gov. Gavin Newsom told CNBC on Friday. Newsom’s plan for reopening the state is highly dependent on the capacity to test widely for the virus and to conduct contact tracing, whereby personnel identify and track people… Read More »

Tech Trailblazers Security Award Winning Startups Achieve Great Things, Analysis Shows

First seven winners and runners-up of awards that recognise outstanding early-stage companies raise over US$ 700m in investment RSA Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA – February 25th 2020 – Winning an innovation award is no guarantee of subsequent business success for early-stage, technology startups, especially in the constantly evolving sphere of ‘security’. Yet, analysis shows,… Read More »

Alphabet-backed One Medical files for IPO as money-losing tech companies struggle on public market

Amir Rubin, new CEO of One Medical One Medical One Medical, a chain of primary care clinics that touts a “technology-powered model” and has raised money from Alphabet, just filed to go public on the Nasdaq.  Founded in 2007, One Medical provides care at facilities in nine metropolitan markets throughout the country, with three more on… Read More »

Smart toilets seen as future real-time health monitoring tech

Toilets are currently used for disposing of human waste. But researchers see tremendous value in the metabolic information contained in urine as a source of real-time monitoring of peoples’ health. Scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Morgridge Institute for Research are working on a proof of principle for an integrated “smart toilet” system… Read More »

Implementation hurdles hamper deployment of revenue cycle tech

Nearly a third of health systems rely on manual processes for prior authorizations, patient- generated pricing estimation, charity screenings, appointment reminders and other revenue cycle processes, according to a report from Eliciting Insights. The study, which focuses on patient access – the specific portion of the revenue cycle encompassing everything that happens prior to the… Read More »

Cleveland Clinic looks to tech to help double number of patients

Last year, the Cleveland Clinic cared for more than 2 million patients—an unprecedented number. However, president and CEO Tom Mihaljevic, MD, says it’s a small fraction compared with what the health system can and should be doing. “The care that we deliver today is of paramount importance to those in need,” Mihaljevic told an audience… Read More »