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Texas’ hospital system confirms its first case of new COVID-19 lambda variant

Loading the player… Just when people were beginning to wrap their heads around the delta variant of COVID-19, this week, Texas’ hospital system has become the first to report a case of the lambda variant. According to ABC News, Monday, Houston Methodist Hospital, which operates eight hospitals in its network, confirmed its first case of the… Read More »

HotDoc system deployed in two major Australian hospitals for COVID-19, flu vaccination bookings

HotDoc, a Melbourne-based patient engagement platform provider, has partnered with two major hospitals in Australia for vaccination booking projects. WHY IT MATTERS This week, Austin Hospital in Melbourne started using HotDoc’s complete scheduling solution and tools for eligibility screening and stock management for COVID-19 inoculations. The hospital aims to schedule approximately 1,000 COVID-19 vaccination appointments… Read More »

In latest merger bid, Beaumont seeks union with Spectrum Health to create $13B system

Dive Brief: Beaumont Health and Spectrum Health are looking to merge in a deal that would result in Michigan’s biggest health system with 22 hospitals and 64,000 employees across the state, with combined annual revenue of almost $ 13 billion. Executives of the two systems announced Thursday they have signed a letter of intent to explore… Read More »

GI Genius Polyp Detection System: Interview with Giovanni Di Napoli, President, Gastrointestinal at Medtronic

We recently reported on the de novo FDA clearance received by Medtronic for its GI Genius AI polyp detection system. The product is hugely flexible as it works with any video colonoscope and provides AI powered assistance for clinicians in identifying colorectal polyps during colonoscopies. Medtronic reports that the system has significantly improved polyp detection… Read More »