Beneficiary Engagement and Incentives: Direct Decision Support (DDS) Model
Three months after cancelling its Shared Decision-Making Model, CMS scraps the Direct Decision Support Model, which would have encouraged non-provider organizations to involve beneficiaries in care decision making using tools like digital health apps.
Malware incident discovered in May, 2017 affected 2,600 patients: Partners HealthCare System
Partners HealthCare (MA) reveals a May 2017 data breach that may have exposed the information of 2,600 patients.
Agility Health Announces Definitive Agreement to sell US-Based Operations
Alliance Physical Therapy Management will acquire outpatient rehab and PM software company Agility Health’s US operations for $45 million.
International Olympic Committee and GE Healthcare Launch Analytics Tool to Help Drive Precision Health at the Olympic Winter Games
GE Healthcare develops an Athlete Management Solution for the upcoming Olympic Winter and Summer Games that will offer athletes personalized medicine using aggregated data, dashboards, and analytics.
Embrace by Empatica is the world’s first smart watch to be cleared by FDA for use in Neurology
MIT Media Lab spin-off Empatica receives FDA clearance for its smart watch that has been shown to detect the onset of seizures in patients 100 percent of the time.