Health IT

Racial bias has been uncovered in health algorithms, negatively affecting black patients, according to new research published in Science.

Amazon has purchased Health Navigator, a firm that describes itself as a clinical content partner and provides technology and services to digital health companies.

Cleveland Clinic and American Well are launching their very own digital health company to provide telehealth services, the companies announced this week.

CVS Health is experimenting with drone delivery to its pharmacy customers through a new partnership with UPS subsidiary UPS Flight Forward.

Health services company Humana is teaming up with Microsoft in a seven-year deal to develop predictive solutions and intelligent automation through the cloud.

Digital health companies continued raking in venture capital during the first three quarters of 2019, according to a new report from Mercom Capital Group, but the number of deals and the value is about 10% lower year over year.

UnitedHealthcare, the nation’s largest health insurance provider, has added a telemedicine app to its offerings, giving its millions of member access to on-demand services anytime.

Healthcare organizations are seeing a higher rate of cyberattacks, with more targeted email campaigns and more staff members being attacked, according to a report from Proofpoint that outlined emerging trends in cyberattacks.

Currently, the way healthcare providers process patient billing and payment doesn’t totally line up with consumers’ desires and expectations.

CB Insights listed 150 of the “most promising private companies” with new products and services in the healthcare space with its first-ever Digital Health 150.

A wrist-worn step tracker is an adequate tool to measure exercise capacity and the health status of patients, replacing a standardized six-minute walking test in a clinical setting, according to new research from Intermountain Healthcare.

General surgery in robotics is taking off, and its advantages are helping doctors perform more procedures and reduce risks, according to a profile in The New Yorker.