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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

GE Healthcare, Nvidia expanding partnership to collaborate on AI

GE Healthcare and Nvidia are deepening their ten-year partnership to bring artificial intelligence to GE Healthcare’s 500,000 imaging devices globally.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Fusion Genomics selects IBM cloud

Vancouver-based company Fusion Genomics has selected IBM’s cloud capabilities. The cloud solution enables Fusion Genomics’ system to gather and process multiple elements in unison says IBM.

Accenture acquires laboratory informatics firm LabAnswer

Accenture has agreed to acquire LabAnswer, a research and laboratory informatics technology consulting firm. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Following the acquisition, Accenture will establish Accenture Scientific Informatics Services, which...