University of Chicago Medical Center

By Laura Lovett 01:00 pm June 28, 2019
  Google and the University of Chicago Medical Center are being sued for violating patients' privacy following a data-sharing partnership that the two parties inked two years ago. A new class action lawsuit, which was first reported on by the New York Times, accuses the hospital system of sharing data with the tech conglomerate that could be identifiable, namely doctor’s notes and the time frame...
By Aditi Pai 06:58 am July 29, 2014
Naperville, Illinois-based PhysIQ raised $4.6 million in a round led by LionBird for its digital health analytics platform. This brings the company's total funding to $5.6 million. "What we're bringing to market is a personalized analytics approach to monitoring physiology," PhysIQ CEO Gary Conkright told MobiHealthNews. "Rather than comparing physiological measurements to group population norms...
By Jonah Comstock 08:14 am May 1, 2013
Michael Sorensen, in his old job as chief technology officer of the University of Chicago Medical Center, had a problem: pagers. Healthcare is one of the few areas where the pager still tenaciously hangs on in the age of the smartphone. A combination of factors contributes to this: many hospital CTOs find pagers more reliable than cellphones in a large hospital complex, and a switch to...