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Tapping new dimensions: the promise of 3-D printing

Tapping new dimensions: the promise of 3-D printing

By Adam Rubenfire  |  May 21, 2016

Physicians have increasingly looked to 3-D printing for unique implants and surgical models, and some manufacturers are now using the method to mass produce medical devices and even drugs that are more precise, customizable and biocompatible than conventionally produced products.

Edward-Elmhurst invests $7 million in growing MRI business

By Kristen Schorsch, Crain's Chicago Business  |  May 16, 2016

Edward-Elmhurst Health, based in Naperville, Ill., is investing $7 million in a growing MRI business, a deal that underscores how hospitals are responding to cost-conscious patients.

Innovations: Making 3-D medical imaging a reality

Innovations: Making 3-D medical imaging a reality

By Beth Kutscher  |  May 14, 2016

EchoPixel likes to compare its 3-D imaging technology to cutting through a loaf of bread. MRIs and CT scans can create flat, two-dimensional pictures—or single slices—of information. But what if you wanted to cut into the loaf from a different angle to get more detailed cross sections?

NantHealth's prospects for turning a profit

By Beth Kutscher  |  May 12, 2016

NantHealth is starting to see greater insurance coverage for its molecular profile diagnostic test, GPS Cancer. The Culver City, Calif.-based company, which filed for an IPO earlier this week, needs to demonstrate that its approach to personalized medicine has commercial applications.

Billionaire gives $200 million to USC for cancer research

By Associated Press  |  May 12, 2016

Oracle founder Larry Ellison has donated $200 million to the University of Southern California to fund a cancer research center, matching the largest single donation ever received by the school.

Providers invest in next frontier of patient genetic data

Providers invest in next frontier of patient genetic data

By Beth Kutscher  |  May 07, 2016

As providers are tasked with keeping people healthy through risk-based payment contracts, they're investing in genomics and personalized medicine in order to develop new methods of targeting patients who need early intervention.

Tee Green steps down as CEO of Greenway Health

By Michael Sandler  |  April 20, 2016

Greenway Health co-founder Tee Green is stepping down from the top office at the Carrollton, Ga.-based electronic health record and practice management company. He will stay on full time as executive chairman to focus on innovation and growth initiatives. Scott Zimmerman will replace him as CEO.

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