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Table-Top Robot Uses AI to Make Blood Draws, Insert Catheters

Researchers at Rutgers University have developed a robot that utilizes artificial intelligence, along with near-infrared and ultrasound imaging, to automatically make blood draws and insert catheters in small blood vessels. The device could take the guesswork out of blood draws, which are frequently challenging when performed manually, and reduce the chances of complications, while allowing… Read More »

Hospital price transparency push draws industry ire, but effects likely limited

Far-reaching rules mandating industry price transparency could mark a major shift, but experts are skeptical the efforts will meaningfully lower prices for patients without a more fundamental system overhaul. President Donald Trump’s executive order signed Monday directs HHS and other federal departments to begin rulemaking to require hospitals and payers to release information based on… Read More »

German pharma giant Bayer draws digital health startup cooperations through G4A partnerships

Since 2013, German pharma company Bayer has been supporting young startups in the digital health sector under the “G4A” label. But now, the G4A funding programmes are being consolidated, according to a press release from the company. This will increase the possibilities of financing for health IT entrepreneurs within the framework of the G4A partnerships. WHAT HAPPENED As… Read More »