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GE Healthcare Acquires Leading Healthcare Advisory Firm, The Camden Group, to Enable Healthcare Organizations to Navigate Industry Transformation

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.

Differences in the Prevalence of Obesity, Smoking and Alcohol in the United States Nationwide Inpatient Sample and the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System

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.

Remote Telemonitoring in HF Patients Fails to Reduce Hospitalizations

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, American Heart Association Announce Joint Research Effort

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.

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