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Cleveland Clinic spinout raises $2M for cancer-screening blood tests

Cleveland Diagnostics, a startup developing blood tests for a variety of cancers, just raised about $2 million, according to regulatory filing. The company spun out of Cleveland Clinic Innovations in 2013, and hasn’t announced much since. Here’s MedCity‘s take on what the startup was up to at the time: The new company is scooping up cancer diagnostic […]

A focused diagnostic is better than one test that does it all

  Download October’s Startup Index The Nokia X Sensing challenge drew 11 finalists. Each company fell into 1 of 2 groups: a do-it-all sensor or a specialized sensor. EMI, one of the multi-purpose tests, won the challenge and $525,000. One set of entrepreneurs clearly fell under the Star Trek sway – the idea of actually […]

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

By leveraging real-time data that offers unprecedented insights into physician behavior and patient outcomes, companies can gain a competitive advantage with prescribers. PurpleLab®, a healthcare analytics platform with one of the largest medical and pharmaceutical claims databases in the United States, recently announced the launch of Alerts which translates complex information into actionable insights, empowering companies to identify the right physicians to target, determine the most effective marketing strategies and ultimately improve patient care.