General Electric acquires the Camden Group for an undisclosed sum. GE will integrate the Camden Group into its healthcare consulting business unit, GE Healthcare Partners.
Johns Hopkins researchers find that the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, the dataset used by CMS to calculate hospital reimbursement rates, has substantially lower rates of obesity, overweight, tobacco smoking, and alcohol abuse and is an inaccurate representation of the actual population.
Researchers from UCLA and Cedars Sinai Medical Center conclude that remote patient monitoring technology has no effect on 30-day readmission rates or six-month mortality rates for heart failure patients.
Google’s Life Sciences unit announces a five-year, $50 million partnership with the American Heart Association that will focus on bringing new tools to heart disease research.