MedCity News Hangout

Google Hangout: Smarter scalpels, safer radiation and scaffolds for sinusitis

The world is changing fast for medical device companies and it’s becoming an evolve or die moment for big companies and small ones. In this month’s MedCity News Google Hangout, I will be talking with four people who working on new and innovative devices. Each person’s work is designed to help patients or make treatment […]

Sponsored Post

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.

Startups

Talk crowdfunding in healthcare in this Google Hangout (#mhvf)

It’s your turn to join the 250 investors, entrepreneurs and other healthcare leaders at today’s MidAmerica Healthcare Venture Forum. More than a half-dozen authorities on crowdfunding in healthcare will take part in a panel session, “Crowdfunding and the Jobs Act in Healthcare” starting at 10:10 a.m. Central Time. The session is a series of one-on-one […]

Health IT

Tune in live (right now!) for this talk on wearables in healthcare

Welcome to MedCity News’ March hangout on how move with digital health into the mainstream, with a focus on wearables in healthcare, where we’re talking with entrepreneurs working to bring digital health to the rest of us: doctors running their own practices, pharmacists working to improve medical adherence, people living with chronic conditions and companies […]

Health IT

VIDEO: How entrepreneurs are making big data make sense

Today is our February Hangout and we’ll be talking about entrepreneurs who are wrangling big streams of data into manageable intelligence. We also will have a doctor in on the conversation to have a provider-centric reality check in place. Scroll down to see examples of a blood test result from WellnessFX. Tweet your questions to […]

Health IT

MedCity News Hangout: How do you make big data make sense?

It’s time to hang out again. This month I’ll be talking with entrepreneurs who are wrangling big streams of data into manageable intelligence. We also will have a doctor in on the conversation to have a provider-centric reality check in place. You can join the conversation on the MedCity News Google + page or right […]

Health IT

Entrepreneurs at work: What’s next for sensors in 2014?

The hype from CES 2014 has faded, but wearable tech has not lost any of its momentum. So far this year, we’ve learned that 1.5 million trackers have shipped in six months and that Apple is becoming a heart doctor. If the four sensor experts I spoke to at the end of January are right, […]