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Life Sciences

Mount Sinai Health System using Salesforce Health and Community Cloud

Mount Sinai Health System is using Salesforce to coordinate and manage the care of Medicaid recipients in its Performing Provider System (PPS). The Mount Sinai PPS was formed under New York State's Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program (DSRIP), a...

Merck to use Palantir data analytics capabilities

Merck has announced a partnership with Palantir Technologies, that is expected to leverage Palantir's advanced data analytics capabilities. Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed. Initially, Merck will apply Palantir's technology to cancer treatment and patient services. Ultimately the company says it...

Celgene, IBM Watson Health forge Patient Safety collaboration

Celgene and IBM Watson Health have inked a collaboration to co-develop IBM Watson for Patient Safety, a new offering that aims to enhance pharmacovigilance methods used to collect, assess, monitor, and report adverse drug reactions. The new offering will run...

IBM, Harrow Council ink 10-year Watson Care Manager deal

IBM Watson Health and the Harrow Council, a local authority for 100,000 households in North-West London, have inked a 10-year agreement to use cognitive technologies to help people with personalized social care needs choose services. The commercial agreement marks the first implementation...

Samsung, Nestlé collaborating to combine IoT and biomedical science

Samsung and Nestle are collaborating to combine IoT, bio sensors, and multi-modal technology with nutrition science. Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center and Nestlé Institute of Health Sciences will be working together on a consumer-facing platform for healthy living. The collaboration will combine Samsung ARTIK IoT...

Computational pathology services platform 3Scan raises $14 million

Computational pathology services platform 3Scan has raised $14 million in Series B financing. The investment was led by existing investors Lux Capital and Data Collective. Other participants in the financing round include the investment arm of a U.S. research hospital, Dolby...

AppliedVR brings therapeutic virtual reality content to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

AppliedVR is introducing virtual reality technology in the Spine Center, Department of Surgery and Orthopaedic at Center Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. More such launches are expected in the coming months. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is among the first hospitals to utilize scalable VR technology. After...

Philips acquires PathXL

Philips has acquired PathXL, a Northern Ireland-based company providing digital pathology image analysis, workflow software and educational tools. PathXL’s image analysis and tissue pathology software will complement Philips’ Digital Pathology solutions, says the company. Financial details of the transaction were not...

Pfizer selects Oracle Health Sciences InForm cloud service

Pfizer has selected Oracle Health Sciences InForm cloud service and the Oracle Siebel Clinical Trial Management and Monitoring cloud service to help manage and monitor its more than 300 clinical trials a year. By using Oracle Health Sciences InForm Cloud...

IBM inks five-year collaboration with University of Calgary

IBM, and the University of Calgary in Canada, have established a five-year collaboration to accelerate and expand genomic research into common childhood conditions such as autism, and congenital diseases. As part of the collaboration, IBM will augment the existing research capacity...

The Georgia Hospital Association selects QTS Realty Trust cloud solutions

The Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) has selected QTS Realty Trust to host GHA's IT infrastructure in a HIPAA-compliant IT environment in QTS' Atlanta-Metro data center.  GHA is a nonprofit trade association made up of 170 member hospitals and health systems...

HHS deploying workforce solution In the Kronos cloud

HHS, formerly Hospital Housekeeping Systems – which provides healthcare facilities with multiple service offerings including environmental services, culinary and nutrition, patient flow, facilities, clinical and biomedical engineering – has selected the Kronos Workforce Central suite of workforce management solutions...

Clover Health Raises $160M Series C Funding Round

Clover Health has raised $160 million in Series C funding. Greenoaks Capital led the round, with participation from existing investors Arena Ventures, First Round Capital, Sequoia Capital and Wildcat Ventures, as well as new investors AME Cloud Ventures, Casdin Capital, Floodgate,...

Benefit Management Using Oracle Cloud

Benefit Management, a progressive health Third Party Administrator (TPA) and joint venture of NueHealth, has selected Oracle Health Insurance Value Based Payment Cloud Service to deliver a cloud-based prospective bundled payments system for healthcare payors and providers. Benefit Management will harness will...