One City in Pennsylvania is Poised to Crush the 21st Century…

BizPhilly- I came to Pittsburgh to see the future. On a blustery late-winter morning with a light whorl of snowflakes falling near the banks of the Allegheny River, Sarah, a friendly young PR person for Uber, opened the rear passenger door of a Volvo SUV that had so much electronic gear installed on the roof, […]

ALung Technologies Closes $36 Million Financing

Business Wire- ALung Technologies, Inc., the leading provider of low-flow extracorporeal carbon dioxide removal (ECCO2R) technologies for treating patients with acute respiratory failure, announced today the closing of a $36 million Series C financing, including existing convertible notes. Read full story

The Transformation Imperative: Why the social and economic forces disrupting healthcare are here to stay

Modern Healthcare- No matter how you size it up, what the U.S. spends each year on healthcare is a lot of money. That’s why there’s near-universal agreement that, no matter what happens in Washington over the next few years, the pressure on healthcare providers to transform the delivery system into one that achieves better outcomes […]

UPMC’s Ed McCallister and Tal Heppenstall talk about UPMC’s strategic directions—and those of the industry

Healthcare Informatics- UPMC senior vice president CIO Ed McCallister and C. Talbot “Tal” Heppenstall, Jr., executive vice president and president of UPMC Enterprises, the business and technology development arm of the vast, 25-plus-hospital health system, based in Pittsburgh, met with Healthcare Informatics Editor-in-Chief Mark Hagland on Feb. 21, to share their perspectives on the HIMSS Conference […]