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The Trump administration is forcing this health start-up that took Chinese money into a fire sale

PatientsLikeMe looks for a buyer after the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States demands that its majority owner, a Chinese investment firm, divest its holdings in the company.

Introducing New Alexa Healthcare Skills

Amazon announces the availability of new HIPAA-compliant Alexa healthcare skills from organizations like Livongo, Cigna, and Boston Children’s Hospital.

Memorial Sloan Kettering Leaders Violated Conflict-of-Interest Rules, Report Finds

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center’s relationship with AI startup Paige.AI and other vendors triggers an outside review that finds the organization violated conflict-of-interest policies and fostered a culture that valued profits over research and patient care.

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  1. Read “The Mastermind”. The practices listed in that NYT article are not far off the pill mill scheme forged by Paul Le Roux, though I’m sure these are technically (barely) following the letter of the law. No doubt aided by the grey areas of telemedicine that weren’t yet common practice when Le Roux did it.

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