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[Updated] UnitedHealth Loses Case To Haven (Amazon, Berkshire-Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase)

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Updated 3/18/19 12:00pm CST: UnitedHealth Loses Case to the Health Venture Begun by Amazon, Berkshire-Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase – AKA Haven.

Original via CNBC on 1/24: UnitedHealth Sues Former IT Exec For Spilling Trade Secrets To Amazon-Berkshire-Chase Joint Venture:

“Health care giant UnitedHealth Group is suing one of its former executives [David Smith] for stealing trade secrets and taking them to a firm they consider a direct competitor — Amazon’s new health venture with Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan Chase.”

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HealthTech Startup POPS! Diabetes Care Finds First Paying Customers

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Via News Release

“MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–POPS! Diabetes Care announces the commercial launch of their POPS!® one diabetes management system following FDA clearance in November. The system is different from all other solutions in that it combines a simple consumer experience with virtual care recommendations.”

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Award-Winning Healthcare App Updating Paper Questionnaires To Smartphone Age

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Via Star Tribune

“A group of doctors in St. Paul has been cutting down on unneeded urological surgeries by considering answers on questionnaires patients fill out about their pain.

The Fairview HealthEast Kidney Stone Institute considers the process part of a shared decision making process, but replicating those kinds of results elsewhere is difficult. The paper questionnaires used at the institute are clunky for the patient and cannot be uploaded to electronic health record (EHR) systems.”

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After Selling Healthsense, A.R. Weiler Becomes CEO At Livio Health

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“…Additionally, A.R. Weiler, an entrepreneurial builder of innovative and successful health care and high technology companies, is now chief executive officer of Livio Health Group, Stella’s mobile health care provider that specializes in delivering healthcare in community-based and nontraditional settings.”

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[UPDATED Flywheel Raises $6m For Collaborative Computational Science SaaS

Updated 4/1/2018: Finalized at $6m.

Updated 2/12/2018 9:00am CST – “$5m closed & oversubscribed” per Olson +  additional Google Cloud Healthcare API disclosure.

Original 12/10/18: Flywheel is seeking to close a $5m series A equity investment with $4.5m already captured, according to company leaders Jim Olson and Travis Richardson.

As an Invenshure portfolio company, Flywheel provides a collaborative data management and analysis platform built specifically for scientists and the researcher’s workflow.

We connected with the duo to learn more about their inflection point:

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Excelsior HQ Patient Engagement Firm CareWire Acquired By PerfectServe

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“KNOXVILLE, Tenn.—Feb. 5, 2019—PerfectServe, a leading provider of cloud-based clinical communication and collaboration (CC&C) solutions, today announced the acquisitions of Lightning Bolt Solutions, an AI- optimized physician shift scheduling technology for hospitals and health systems, and CareWire, a mobile patient engagement platform.”

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UMN Doctors Are Developing ‘Smart Pills’ For Medication Adherence

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Via Washington Post

“When his chemotherapy patients leave the hospital to continue treatment at home, Edward Greeno faces a new challenge. He can no longer ensure they’re taking their medicine. Greeno, the medical director of the Masonic Cancer Clinic at the University of Minnesota, has come to realize that some patients, like children hiding naughty behavior from a parent, will fudge the truth to avoid his disapproval, even when their health is at risk.”

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