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“Alexa, Open Symptom Checker” Gets You This Health Startup’s App | Piotr Orzechowski Infermedica

Health Tech Jul 31, 2019• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH One of Europe’s top health tech startups, Infermedica out of Poland just closed a $ 3.65M funding round for its suite of tools that help patients figure out the best place to go to get care. It’s a patient-routing / symptom-checker with “AI under the… Read More »

Eversense Implantable Glucometer Gets FDA Approval as Alternative to Finger Tests

Senseonics, a company out of Germantown, Maryland, won FDA approval for its Eversense continuous glucose monitoring system. The system is intended to be used instead of traditional finger prick tests to make diabetes-related decisions. This is a giant step for the company, which has developed a technology that combines a tiny implant with a wearable… Read More »

Roche’s Tecentriq-Avastin lung cancer combo gets a lift from England’s cost watchdogs

Roche has some hard-earned knowledge about working with England’s cost watchdogs, especially where its cancer drugs are concerned. And it put that know-how to use to score backing for Tecentriq in lung cancer. The National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE) decided to back the immuno-oncology drug, in combination with Roche’s Avastin and chemo,… Read More »

BMS deal quest gets a boost as Celgene swats aside another Revlimid patent challenge

Much of the investor doubt surrounding Bristol-Myers Squibb’s $ 74 billion Celgene buyout centers on the multiple myeloma blockbuster Revlimid—namely, whether its remaining patents can stand up to legal challenges. But the companies just scored a win in that department. Thursday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decided not… Read More »