Amazon’s Entire Health Care Supply Chain

Amazon has explored getting into consumer health diagnostics — testing for disease at home and looked at buyin start-ups developing at-home health tests. — Read on: www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/12/14/amazon-explored-medical-diagnostics-was-in-talks-to-buy-confer-health.html

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Scientists develop 10-minute universal cancer test | The Guardian

Inexpensive procedure shows whether patient has cancerous cells in the body, but does not reveal where or how serious it is. — Read on amp.theguardian.com/science/2018/dec/04/scientists-develop-10-minute-universal-cancer-test

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FDA: Digital Health Policy for Prescription Drug Pricing

New prescription drug-use related software proposed by FDA will help companies and develop an efficient pathway to help increase safety and effectiveness. Read on: www.natlawreview.com/article/significant-fda-digital-health-policy-development-prescription-drug-sponsors

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The White House: Health Data Interoperability in the US

Working session on 4 December  at the White House. Focus was Health Data Interoperability with a Security and Privacy breakout. Read on: https://www.politico.com/newsletters/morning-ehealth/2018/12/04/interoperability-day-at-the-white-house-439510 Image source: LinkedIn

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Benchmark of German Hospitals September 2018 (in German)

Neu Report on Benchmark of German Clinics from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) PwC-Studie: Krankenhäuser im Vergleich. Finanz- und Leistungskennzahlen 2018 öffentlicher, freigemeinnütziger und privater Träger. Read on: www.bdpk.de/media/file/3341.pwc_Studie_Krankenhaeuser_im_Vergleich.pdf

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