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Atul Gawande's company looking to try new products on employees, trial testimony shows

The trial to stop a former Optum employee from working for the healthcare venture formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, has shed light on what the new enterprise intends to do this year. In Massachusetts District Court, David W. Smith, former Optum vice president of Product/Corporate Strategy, said the new company isn’t looking… Read More »

Plymouth hospital in 'pioneering' deal with private health company

A row has broken out over a deal which will see NHS surgeons carrying out operations in a private hospital. It covers all non-urgent orthopaedic surgery at Derriford Hospital, part of University Hospitals Plymouth Trust. A spokesperson for the trust said it was an “innovative” and “pioneering” partnership which would reduce waiting times for patients.… Read More »

Pharma-provider messaging company OptimizeRx acquires patient messaging firm CareSpeak for $9M

OptimizeRx, a software company focused on pharma-provider digital health messaging, has completed a $ 9 million deal to acquire medication adherence and care coordination messaging company CareSpeak Communications, OptimizeRx told MobiHealthNews. With this deal, OptimizeRx will be able to expand its EHR-embedded messaging platform so that phrama and providers can communicate directly with patients, the… Read More »