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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: New Amazon hire could indicate a move into EHR — Home-DNA test takes aim at heart conditions — How VR can give sp...

Amazon hired a former FDA digital health officer to work in its secretive 1492 lab, likely to explore ways to make it easier to access and share EHRs
Ward physician Thomas Klotzkowski (L) and doctor for tropical medicine Florian Steiner wearing protective suits, stand in a sick unit at the quarantine station for patients with infectious diseases at the Charite hospital in Berlin August 11, 2014.

Hospital rooms in 9 countries around the world reveal the global disparity in healthcare

From ramshackle clinics in Sierra Leone to high-tech hospitals in Thailand, healthcare looks a lot different around the world.

Massive companies like Apple and Amazon are exploring new ways to care for the health of their employees — and it could upend the way healthcare...

Apple's clinics, called AC Wellness Networks, will be run independently from Apple but will be exclusively for its employees, CNBC first reported.
Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett

BUFFETT: The JPMorgan-Amazon-Berkshire Hathaway healthcare venture ‘is looking for something bigger’ than shaving a few percent off costs

Warren Buffett said his healthcare venture with JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had bigger goals "than shaving a few percent off costs."

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Google AI can predict heart attacks from eye scans — Lyft, Hitch Health partner for medical transport — Nokia exe...

Google and Verily are exploring new ways that artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to identify patients' risk of suffering from a cardiovascular event.
President Donald Trump

The Trump administration just made another big move to reshape the healthcare system

The new rule from the Trump administration will expend access to short-term health insurance, possibly undermining the Obamacare insurance exchanges.

Idaho is making a radical healthcare change that ‘transparently violates federal law’ — and it leaves Trump with a dilemma

Idaho is allowing a radical change in its Obamacare market, and the decision leaves the Trump administration in a bind.

We’re about to get the clearest picture yet on how far Trump will go to wreck Obamacare

Blue Cross of Idaho announced it will offer plans that do not comply with Obamacare's basic regulations, it remains to be seen if Trump allows it to happen.

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: AI startup joins Memorial Sloan Kettering to fight cancer — Embrace smartwatch cleared by FDA for use in Neurology R...

A deal with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) gives Paige.AI access to computational pathology intellectual property and 25 million pathology slides.