Tag Archives: Aims

Allscripts initiative aims at amplifying diverse health IT voices

Allscripts announced earlier this month that it was launching ADP Empower, which it says is aimed at amplifying underrepresented voices in the healthcare technology industry.   The initiative will center on collaboration and addressing issues specific to the participating organizations, said Tina Joros, general manager and vice president at Allscripts.    The application period for… Read More »

AstraZeneca aims to pump up Farxiga marketing after cardio outcomes study

Now that AstraZeneca has scored its Farxiga outcomes data, it’s aiming to change the game on its SGLT2 diabetes rivals. First up? Expanding its salesforce to prepare for a full-court press on doctors.  The British drugmaker aims to “increase the scope” of its physician marketing after phase 3 trial data showed Farxiga cut the risk of cardiovascular… Read More »

Smarter Healthcare Initiative aims to unlock potential for Switzerland

The Swiss Healthcare Startups (SHS) association from Zurich has now launched the Smarter Healthcare project. The project hopes to promote and develop young healthcare startups in Switzerland with the goal of full potential development for the Swiss healthcare sector. Smarter Healthcare will be financed for three years by the Migros Group from April this year. As… Read More »

Blockchain prototype aims to speed revenue cycle transactions

InstaMed has released a blockchain prototype that allows real-time posting of claim submissions, adjudications and payment, and patient billing and  payment. One of the purposes of the working app prototype is to evaluate whether blockchain drives a better payment experience, the company said. It was built in the InstaMed Innovation Lab, unveiled at the InstaMed… Read More »

New website aims to guide women with IBD through safe pregnancies

(Reuters Health) – Women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can have healthy pregnancies with proper planning and care, according to a new initiative from a major medical society aimed at dispelling myths surrounding the disease. The IBD Parenthood Project from the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) educates women with IBD about how to manage their condition… Read More »

New Clinical Trial Aims To Detect Cancer With A Quick Breathalyser Test

A new breath test for cancer is being evaluated in a clinical trial involving 1,500 people.Owlstone Medical Ltd Nowadays ‘liquid biopsies,’ the notion of detecting cancer using only a blood test to detect minute amounts of circulating tumor are fairly well-known. But what if not even a blood test was needed to detect cancer, merely… Read More »