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Amazon to buy One Medical for $3.9 billion as it expands healthcare footprint

Amazon said it has entered an agreement to acquire primary healthcare company One Medical in an all-cash deal valued at approximately $3.9 billion. One Medical is a membership-based primary care service that promises customers “24/7 access to virtual care.” The company operates in a dozen major US markets, according to its website, and works with

2022-07-28T21:23:21+00:00July 26th, 2022|Categories: Tech Up Healthcare & Wellness|

Frank Wins Corporate Brief For Healthcare Technology Business

The agency is working with Florence, which provides health and social care workers access to available shifts, during an NHS staffing crisis. Florence is designed to address the NHS and care home staffing model, at a time when NHS England is struggling to fill 110,000 positions and the UK government is introducing a Health and

2022-07-26T19:07:07+00:00July 26th, 2022|Categories: Tech Up Healthcare & Wellness|

The Feel Better App Offers a Holistic Approach to Wellness and Plant-Based Eating

There are certain elements everyone needs to take into consideration to lead a healthy lifestyle. Eating healthily, exercising regularly, sleeping well, and making time for mindfulness and reflection are all crucial to your overall well-being. You can get help for each of these elements of wellness online. There are many apps and tech tools to

2022-07-19T17:07:24+00:00July 19th, 2022|Categories: Tech Up Healthcare & Wellness|

No low-hanging fruit: Experts pitch their four big ideas for changing health care

If you could pitch any idea to transform health care, what would you pitch? Four health care leaders took the stage at the STAT Health Tech Summit in San Francisco Tuesday to take up that assignment. What they proposed ranged from finding new ways to power health devices to devising strategies to address the legacy

2022-06-21T16:12:49+00:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: Tech Up Healthcare & Wellness|

Could contact lenses be the ultimate computer screen?

Everyone says that technology is improving before our eyes, but with the creation of new smart contact lenses that statement may be truer than ever before.  These new lenses feature a scleral lens that corrects the user’s vision while also incorporating a tiny microLED display, smart sensors, and batteries. This technology allows wearers to see

2022-05-24T14:24:15+00:00May 24th, 2022|Categories: Tech Up Healthcare & Wellness|

This new piece of MIT technology uses sugar from the human body to create power

Researchers at MIT and the Technical University of Munich have developed a glucose fuel cell, which can power miniature implants inside the human body such as pacemakers. The fuel cells can withstand extreme temperatures and are only 400 nanometers thick. Original models of the fuel cell were made up of polymers. However, polymers are unable to

2022-05-17T15:54:29+00:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Tech Up Healthcare & Wellness|

mRNA Unlocked: How Technology Convergence Is Driving the Next Wave

The incredible success of the two mRNA vaccines against COVID-19 sparked a surge of interest and investment in this new therapeutic modality. And because mRNA is infinitely programmable, scientists are now working on deploying it towards fighting many other diseases. Our customers have already embarked on this second wave, developing mRNA drugs to treat bacterial

2022-05-17T15:29:05+00:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Tech Up Healthcare & Wellness|

How Healthcare Organizations Can Centralize Their Care Delivery

The timing couldn’t have been better. In June 2019, ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health unveiled its new Mission Control Command Center. The solution aimed to use data to improve practices across the Washington state healthcare system, including patient transfers, bed turnaround time, staffing and utilization of equipment. READ MORE FROM THE ORIGINAL SOURCE

2022-02-16T16:39:47+00:00February 16th, 2022|Categories: Tech Up Healthcare & Wellness|

A new health care AI coalition & Google lands a big client

During the pandemic, the FDA eased limitations on telehealth prescriptions and mail delivery for certain drugs — including abortion pills, which can be used safely and effectively in the first 10 weeks of pregnancy. In December, the FDA made that access permanent — but so far, telehealth startups aren’t jumping to provide the pills. Companies including Hims &

2022-01-18T19:32:21+00:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: Tech Up Healthcare & Wellness|