Matthew Quinn leaves FCC healthcare post for Intel role

Matthew Quinn has served as the director of healthcare initiatives for the Federal Communications Commission for the past year, but as of this Monday he returns  to the private sector. He will be Intel’s East Coast managing director for healthcare and life sciences . That’s setting up an interesting perspective for another upcoming role — […]

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A Deep-dive Into Specialty Pharma

A specialty drug is a class of prescription medications used to treat complex, chronic or rare medical conditions. Although this classification was originally intended to define the treatment of rare, also termed “orphan” diseases, affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the US, more recently, specialty drugs have emerged as the cornerstone of treatment for chronic and complex diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.

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Intel, Xi3 found Transformation Lab with Intermountain Health to bring new tech to the bedside

Utah’s Intermountain Health is hoping that collaborating will equal innovation with new efforts to bring medical advancements to the bedside quicker and more efficiently. The nonprofit health system has recruited technology heavyweights Intel and computer architecture company Xi3 Corp. as founding partners in its new Healthcare Transformation Lab. Located on the premises of its flagship […]


Mayo Clinic partners with Intel to study football player hits

One of the biggest storyies in the National Football League this season revolves around concussions resulting from horrific hits on the field. Last week, chip maker Intel Corp. said it's researching the topic, partnering with universities and a major helmet manufacturer to develop computer simulations that can assess the risk of head injuries. Key to Intel's efforts is a collaboration with Mayo Clinic.