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Mayo Clinic feels pinch of rising costs

By Beth Kutscher  |  May 11, 2015

The Mayo Clinic, which had been diligently cutting expenses over the past year, has started to see those costs creep up again in the first quarter of 2015.

Ochsner taps apps for hypertension patients

Ochsner taps apps for hypertension patients

By Joseph Conn  |  May 02, 2015

New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System was one of the first U.S. systems to begin managing patients with chronic conditions using tech giant Apple's new HealthKit data-sharing platform in conjunction with the Apple watch and iPhone.

Innovations | IT firm lets providers share clinical protocols

Innovations | IT firm lets providers share clinical protocols

By Darius Tahir  |  March 07, 2015

Apervita CEO Paul Magelli had quadruple bypass surgery at the Mayo Clinic nine years ago and felt he wanted to pay Mayo back for saving his life. He thinks he's doing that by helping disseminate Mayo's clinical knowledge—along with similar “big data” tools from other prestigious...

Why are hospitals using Apple's HealthKit? It's simple

Why are hospitals using Apple's HealthKit? It's simple

By Darius Tahir  |  February 05, 2015

History just might repeat itself when it comes to Apple's HealthKit. If the tech giant triumphs in the healthcare marketplace, it would be yet another example of it perfecting a nascent technology that its competitors had brought to market first.

Healthcare startup raises $18 million from Baird, GE, Pritzker

By John Pletz, Crain's Chicago Business  |  January 07, 2015

For virtually every consumer challenge, need or desire, there's an app. And in healthcare, there are lines of code or procedures to do everything from manage sepsis to identify patients at risk for diabetes. But there hasn't been the equivalent of an app store.

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