For years, the patient records software company Epic Systems has held an annual conference, which attracts thousands of leaders from hospitals and clinics that use Epic’s software to the company’s headquarters in Verona, WI.
Seattle-based Analytics Pros has sold to another Google-focused marketing company, Denver, CO-based AdSwerve, for $24 million in a private equity-backed deal, according to a company spokesman.
Boston-based Abry Partners funded the acquisition, and Analytics Pros will “transition” into AdSwerve in January... Read more »
The tech industry’s efforts to recruit more girls and women to the field are still falling short, despite the priority being placed on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education in K-12 schools. That’s the conclusion reached in a study released... Read more »
Ford—one of the automakers competing in China’s huge car market—is now making a bid to provide China’s leading software infrastructure hub dedicated to streamlining transportation by connecting cars and riders with mobility services.
A new biotech company, Magnolia Neurosciences, is launching with $31 million from investors to develop potential therapies for nervous system disorders based on discoveries at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.
Magnolia, which is based in New York, was... Read more »
Artificial intelligence is poised to infiltrate nearly all aspects of human life. Given this development, technologists are focusing on how to ensure the technology usage is governed by ethics.
“The general rule is that power begets responsibility,” says Michael Stewart, founder... Read more »
Efforts to boost diversity and inclusion at life science organizations are themselves becoming more diverse. A growing number of biotech companies are adjusting their recruitment and hiring practices to ensure that their employee rosters—from the lab to the boardroom—better reflect the... Read more »
An FDA advisory committee voted to recommend U.S. approval of Paratek Pharmaceuticals’ experimental antibiotic, omadacycline, both for the treatment of certain types of bacterial skin infections and hospital-acquired pneumonia.
The independent advisory panel’s endorsement isn’t binding, but the FDA often follows... Read more »
Sigstr, the Indianapolis-based startup focused on surfacing the marketing potential of corporate e-mail, today announced its new relationship marketing platform called Sigstr Pulse.
The platform uses artificial intelligence and algorithms to map and track the various, intersecting professional networks belonging to... Read more »
Chairman of the NY Tech Meetup
Chair, Department of Chemical Physiology, The Scripps Research Institute; Co-director, Center for Physiological Proteomics, The Scripps Research Institute
Managing Director, Mercury Fund
Managing Partner at Pappas Ventures
Co-Founder and Chairman, AutoHarvest