Beckman Coulter will be using a grant from BARDA (the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, a division of the Dept. of Health and Human Services) to validate the ability of the company’s Monocyte Distribution Width (MDW) hematology biomarker to aid in the rapid detection of a rare but serious complication of Covid-19 affecting children. 

Bryen Pittner, a Strategic Planner for FCB Health New York, discusses how healthcare brands can reach patients meaningfully at three key touchpoints in a simple transactional journey.

According to a new study by Worldwide Partners, the effect that Covid-19 is having on digital health adoption is set to be transformative. The survey that was conducted shows technology is playing a crucial and growing role in mitigating the healthcare crisis, especially via telehealth.

W2O, a leading independent provider of analytics-driven, technology-enabled marketing and communications solutions to the healthcare sector, announced the acquisition of Discern Health.

Verily announced a strategic collaboration deal with Novartis, Otsuka, Pfizer, Sanofi, and six major health systems.

Prevea Health and DocASAP will discuss how to create an access optimization strategy to drive measurable results for health systems and physician groups across the U.S.

Intouch Solutions’ Sean Hartigan and Heartbeat’s David Sakadelis say their pharma clients are skittish about the use of chatbots and AI, with an understanding of these technologies more influenced by the grim future of Skynet in the “Terminator” movie franchise rather than the reality of where AI is right now.