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Johnson & Johnson to buy surgical robotics firm Auris Health for $3.4bn

NEW DELHI, Feb. 13 -- Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has pushed further into the robotics market after acquiring surgical robotics company Auris Health Inc. for around US$3.4bn. The multi-billion-dollar deal... Read More


Walgreens partners with Microsoft to digitally disrupt health care delivery

NEW DELHI, Jan. 17 -- Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) has inked a seven-year deal with Microsoft Corp. to build new healthcare solutions, improve health outcomes and lower the cost of care. As part of ... Read More


Privileged access management: the cyber priority for the healthcare sector

U.S., Dec. 30 -- The news has recently been full of stories documenting the rise of technology in the NHS: from the role of artificial intelligence in treating Parkinson's disease, to Matt Hancock's c... Read More


Employers: The gatekeepers to changing healthcare in 2019

U.S., Dec. 29 -- Open enrollment in 2019 marked an uncertain time for healthcare consumers across the US. Due to recent federal decisions, premiums for individual health insurance plans are more in fl... Read More


Leveraging analytics to evaluate trends and outliers in Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)

U.S., Dec. 28 -- The 999-emergency service was first introduced in the 1930s. The last nine decades have seen the service expand from handling more than 1,000 calls in its first week of operation in L... Read More


Healthcare predictions: 2019

U.S., Dec. 27 -- As 2018 witnessed unexpected mergers and partnerships, robust digital health innovations and continued policy shifts in the healthcare sector, at Elsevier, we think 2019 will bring ab... Read More


Combatting communication problems in community healthcare clinics

U.S., Dec. 22 -- Lightweight headset tech will help clinical workers reduce unwanted hold-ups, improve workflow and a much improved patient experience The notion of a community healthcare clinic is c... Read More


Focusing on the right Things: Humanising the NHS

U.S., Dec. 21 -- Like all public healthcare systems, the NHS is confronted with huge challenges, both operationally and financially. With providers' deficits rising year on year, achieving statutory s... Read More


Pfizer and GSK are merging their consumer health units, leading to $12.7bn in combined sales

U.S., Dec. 20 -- Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) have entered into an agreement to create a premier global consumer healthcare company. Pfizer will contribute its consumer healthcare business to GSK'... Read More


Fit for Purpose: Introducing data mapping for a healthier NHS

U.S., Dec. 20 -- Gemma Platt, managing executive for Vigilant Software, explores the challenges of data-sharing in the NHS and how data mapping could provide much needed clarity and better GDPR compli... Read More