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Sloan Kettering’s Cozy Deal With Start-Up Ignites a New Uproar

Pathologists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center object to a deal that gave several MSKCC higher-ups an equity stake in pathology clinical decision support startup Paige.AI after it gave the company exclusive access to its archive of patient tissue slides.

Town Hall Ventures, Investment Firm Focused on Improving Health of Underserved Populations, Brings Together Providers, Payors, and Leaders to Announce Close of First Fund At $115 Million

Andy Slavitt’s Town Hall Ventures closes a $115 million fund and makes unspecified investments in payer Bright Health, home health provider Landmark Health, and chronic kidney disease company Strive Health.

Unauthorized Disclosure of Patients’ Protected Health Information During ABC Television Filming Results in Multiple HIPAA Settlements Totaling $999,000

Boston Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital collectively pay $999,000 to OCR to settle potential privacy violations related to the taping of TV show “Boston Med” without prior patient approval.

Gawande-led venture taps consulting giant to hone strategy for chronically ill

The Amazon/Berkshire Hathway/JPMorgan healthcare venture led by Atul Gawande, MD hires Deloitte’s Monitor Group to help bring to fruition a strategy for improving care for the chronically ill.



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