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From analytics to investing in healthcare. Big insights from GE, Mayo, Walgreens & UPMC

April 2, 2014 6:00 am by | 1 Comments

On April 22-23, more than 300 healthcare experts, prominent industry players, investors and entrepreneurs will gather in Chicago at the MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum. MidAmerica Forum is the best place to learn about opportunities to invest in the thriving technology and innovation community that characterizes the Midwest and learn about up-and-coming trends and startups in healthcare.


MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum to explore investment trends, digital health

MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum to explore investment trends, digital health

April 10, 2014 6:00 am by | 0 Comments (Sponsored)

MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum takes place April 22-23 in Chicago. It’s the premier healthcare investing conference that connects active investors with corporate business development executives to facilitate investment opportunities with promising Mid-America based start-ups.


Illinois cancer center testing newest $3.9M technology to treat tumors

Illinois cancer center testing newest $3.9M technology to treat tumors

March 22, 2014 2:54 pm by | 0 Comments

NORMAL — The state-of-the-art for tracking and zapping tumors soon will be used on patients at the Community Cancer Center. A TrueBeam STx radiation treatment system is being tested by…



These 10 states are critical to reaching Obamacare enrollment goals by March 31

These 10 states are critical to reaching Obamacare enrollment goals by March 31

March 19, 2014 5:01 am by | 1 Comments

Ten states — seven of them controlled by Republicans —hold the key to whether the Obama administration succeeds at signing up 6 million people by the deadline of March 31….


Have your say in the best discussion yet of crowdfunding in healthcare

Have your say in the best discussion yet of crowdfunding in healthcare

March 13, 2014 6:00 am by | 1 Comments (Sponsored)

To say healthcare will soon figure out crowdfunding would suggest we’ve even pinpointed all the questions. We all know the big one: Can crowdfunding consistently deliver the money medical devices and drugs need to make it a key part of healthcare investing? (Answer: We’re trying to make it that way). So why not turn discussions of crowdfunding in healthcare over to the crowd?


MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum speaker lineup features innovative healthcare leaders, investors and entrepreneurs

MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum speaker lineup features innovative healthcare leaders, investors and entrepreneurs

February 27, 2014 8:00 am by | 0 Comments (Sponsored)

MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum, to take place April 22-23 in Chicago, unites active investors with corporate business development executives to facilitate investment opportunities with promising Mid-America based startups. The event showcases emerging innovation and technology dealflow originating in the Midwest, and has earned the reputation as the premier healthcare investing conference.


Discover the most promising healthcare startups in the “Best of the Midwest” Showcase, April 22-23 in Chicago

Discover the most promising healthcare startups in the “Best of the Midwest” Showcase, April 22-23 in Chicago

February 11, 2014 8:01 am by | 0 Comments

Thirty Midwest-based early-stage startups will have the chance to pitch their product to active, eager investors at MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum.


Illinois hospital expands ER, lab to benefit patients

Illinois hospital expands ER, lab to benefit patients

February 7, 2014 4:03 am by | 0 Comments

PONTIAC — A larger emergency department and new lab should assist staff efficiency and boost patient comfort at Illinois hospital OSF Saint James-John W. Albrecht Medical Center. “I think the…



TAVR offers a new option for high-risk patients needing aortic replacement

TAVR offers a new option for high-risk patients needing aortic replacement

February 2, 2014 7:48 am by | 0 Comments

Decatur, Ill.– The miracle man. That’s what doctors call Clifton Pogue. After a history of heart problems and three bypass surgeries, the 87 year old Decatur man struggled to breath…


AbbVie profit falls as it promotes potential of Hepatitis C treatment

AbbVie profit falls as it promotes potential of Hepatitis C treatment

February 1, 2014 10:30 am by | 0 Comments

AbbVie Inc. said its fourth-quarter results were in line with analysts expectations and released positive results on its final-phase clinical trials for a promising new drug to treat certain patients…


MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum highlights opportunities for healthcare startups and investors

MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum highlights opportunities for healthcare startups and investors

January 31, 2014 7:05 am by | 0 Comments (Sponsored)

The 11th Annual MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum is shaping up to be the best ever, and will attract over 300 investors, entrepreneurs, business development execs and innovative thought leaders nationally.


10 reasons you won’t want to miss MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum

10 reasons you won’t want to miss MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum

January 16, 2014 9:06 am by | 0 Comments

There are dozens of reasons to join us in Chicago April 22-23 for the 11th annual MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum. The conference unites active investors with corporate business development executives…


MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum unites healthcare venture capitalists, startups

MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum unites healthcare venture capitalists, startups

January 9, 2014 7:25 am by | 0 Comments

MedCityNews.com has partnered with MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum, the showcase that offers the “Best of the Midwest,” to highlight the increasing role the Midwest plays in bringing the latest technology…


Thousands waiting for Medicaid coverage stuck in limbo

Thousands waiting for Medicaid coverage stuck in limbo

January 6, 2014 9:25 am by | 0 Comments

For years, Obama administration officials talked about how the health law’s online marketplaces would offer a seamless shopping experience for consumers looking for health coverage. But that’s turned out to…


A chance for Midwest healthcare startups to pitch active investors

A chance for Midwest healthcare startups to pitch active investors

January 2, 2014 8:31 am by | 0 Comments

We’re taking applications for the company showcase at the MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum on April 22-23 in Chicago. Life science, health IT and digital health companies that qualify will present to a gathering of venture capitalists and other firms. At the last event, attendees included the likes of Abbott Biotech Ventures, Arboretum Ventures, BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, Fletcher Spaght, GE Healthymagination Fund, Lemhi Ventures, Mayo Clinic Ventures and Thomas, McNerney & Partners, among many others.


Midwest showcase connects active venture investors with elite healthcare start-ups

Midwest showcase connects active venture investors with elite healthcare start-ups

December 20, 2013 3:33 pm by | 0 Comments

MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum will unite active investors and corporate business development executives to facilitate investment opportunities with more than 30 of the most promising Midwest-based healthcare start-ups.