In the fourth quarter, Anthem launched a digital health platform for engaging with members, Cigna acquired Brighter for developing consumer-engagement tools, and UnitedHealthcare launched a maternity health app.
Most healthcare leaders surveyed by the Center for Connected Medicine said they would be spending more on cybersecurity in 2018. They also said they would be hiring more below-C-suite cybersecurity employees.
Beijing-based Sinogene created the first dog clone from a gene-edited source. The clone dog is a clone of a dog whose genes were edited so it would develop atherosclerosis. Researchers will use the clone to study the disease.