AccurKardia Announces Final Closing of $2.7 Million Series Seed Round
AccurKardia, which sells AI-powered clinical-grade ECG interpretation software, completes a $2.7 million seed funding round.
AMA announces organizations selected for grants to research EHR use
The American Medical Association awards $589,000 in grants to nine organizations that will study EHR use for solutions that can prevent clinician burnout, enhance care, and improve workflows.
‘You’re not God’: Doctors and patient families say HCA hospitals push hospice care
An NBC News report says that publicly traded hospital operator HCA Healthcare used an algorithm to identify hospitalized inpatients who were likely to die, then pushed them into palliative or hospice care to improve hospital performance measures that are tied to executive bonuses.
Doctors urge ‘pause’ on Federated Data Platform bidding amid Palantir data security concerns
Doctors in England call for the government to pause the tender process for a new $600 million national federated data platform, saying that frontrunner Palantir is a private US company with ties to US security agencies that would discourage participation and that the procurement process favors the company because of its lobbying efforts and the waiving of procurement procedures during the pandemic.
DexCare Closes $75M in Series C Funding, Led by ICONIQ Growth, to Accelerate Market Expansion of its Care Access Platform
Providence spinout DexCare, which offers a customer acquisition and healthcare navigation system, raises $75 million.