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...
Despite numerous EHR obstacles, providers, insurers and mobile app developers continue to seek innovative ways to electronically share patients' end-of-life wishes across systems and platforms.
Mayo Clinic closed out 2014 with an improved operating margin, thanks in large part to a focus on slimming down the expense side of its balance sheet.
Geisinger's second century of innovation: Health system spreading best practices through new company
One hundred years ago, when Abigail Geisinger, the widow of an iron mining magnate, founded the 63-bed George F. Geisinger Memorial Hospital in Danville, Pa., she told the chief surgeon: “Make my hospital right; make it the best.”
The American Board of Internal Medicine's suspension of controversial provisions of its maintenance-of-certification program has specialists of all types looking for alternatives to the MOC programs now required by the 24 members of the American Board of Medical Specialties.
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.
Advocates of FDA regulation say some patients have been harmed by poor oversight of the clinical service sector, which provides thousands of tests to healthcare providers every day. Critics say it would raise costs and potentially limit patient access.
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.
The Mayo Clinic has announced it is extending its virtual-visit pilot program by putting kiosks in a public school in its home state of Minnesota. The kiosks allow patients to visit with a physician via a video hookup, and to interact with the physician through built-in medical devices such as an...
Approximately $6.5 billion in new funding flowed into the digital health space in 2014, more than double the previous year's haul of $2.9 billion, according to data from digital healthcare accelerator StartUp Health. But investors placed their bets on fewer companies. Only 459 companies received...
The Mayo Clinic has settled with a former executive whom the clinic accused of leaving for another job with trade secrets in hand.
The Mayo Clinic Health System, which has cut compensation costs to rein in expenses, reported a higher operating margin and surplus in the third quarter of 2014.