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By Jonah Comstock October 31, 2017
Dublin, Ireland-based patientMpower has inked a deal with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston to deploy its personal health record and care management app to 30 kidney transplant patients. The announcement was timed with Kidney Week, the annual meeting of the American Society of Nephrology. “We started with an original idea around medication adherence,” patientMpower CEO Eamon Costello told...
By Jonah Comstock September 27, 2017
Senate Bill 870, the Creating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic Care Act of 2017, or CHRONIC Act for short, has passed in the Senate by a unanimous vote. Among other things, the bill, which was originally introduced in April by Senator Orrin Hatch (R - Utah), includes provisions that would expand Medicare coverage for telemedicine. Along with expanding telemedicine...
By Jonah Comstock May 8, 2017
Outset Medical has raised $76.5 million in a series C round led by T. Rowe Price Associates. In addition to new investor T. Rowe Price Associates, existing investors Fidelity Management & Research Company, Partner Fund Management LP, Warburg Pincus, Perceptive Advisors and The Vertical Group also participated. This round of funding bring's the company's total funds raised to $185.5 million....