Seurat Therapeutics gets $500K for its migraine-fighting nasal spray
A Chicago-based medical startup that wants to stop migraines using a nasal spray received more funding this week to continue its research. Seurat Therapeutics, a biotech startup founded within the University of Chicago, received a $500,000 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The funding will help the startup continue testing its product, a nasal spray that aims to stop the cause of migraines. The funding comes after the company raised $750,000 in seed funding… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tatiana Walk-Morris Source Type: news

Seurat Therapeutics gets $500K for its migraine-fighting nasal spray
A Chicago-based medical startup that wants to stop migraines using a nasal spray received more funding this week to continue its research. Seurat Therapeutics, a biotech startup founded within the University of Chicago, received a $500,000 grant from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The funding will help the startup continue testing its product, a nasal spray that aims to stop the cause of migraines. The funding comes after the company raised $750,000 in seed funding… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 19, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tatiana Walk-Morris Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: read the Summer/Fall 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter! This quarter, Health Professions Coordinator Erin Seger wrote about her experiences at the 17th annual Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference, and LGBT health information needs in her article, “LGBT Health Information Resources.” Member Highlights: Stony Brook University, Southampton, NY – learn about how the Applied Health Informatics Program at Stony Brook used NNLM MAR funding to conduct a Wellness Fair for seniors, and later...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - October 19, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Still no plan for joined-up care, MPs warn in report
Integration needed for health and social care Related items fromOnMedica Eight in ten stillbirths might have been avoided NHS lagging on preventing cancer and heart deaths NHS funding falls short of 4% needed for improvements Integration of health and social care lacks ‘transparency’ New areas to benefit from joined-up NHS and social care (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

NICE rejects breast cancer drug for NHS funding
Decision now open to public consultation Related items fromOnMedica NICE rejects adjuvant use of breast cancer drug New breast cancer drug ‘unaffordable’ for NHS Cancer strategies failed to improve one-year survival Is crowdfunding for cancer patients paying for ‘quackery’? New cancer drug ‘refused’ by NICE (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Synoste raises $6m for skeletal deformation tech
Medtech firm Synoste has raised $5.8 million (EU €5.1 million) to support its patented skeletal deformation correction tech. Funding came from Lifeline Ventures and AO Invest, the Finnish company said, and raises the total the company has raised to approximately $11.5 million (EU €10 million) so far. “Synoste is exactly the type of company that interests AO Invest; they have created not just a product but a platform that will enable various intelligent solutions from traditional intramedullary nails to flat plates that can be used in the treatment of extremely painful and psychologically debilitating condit...
Source: Mass Device - October 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Orthopedics Synoste Source Type: news

FCC's Ajit Pai talks proposed $100M connected care pilot, rural telehealth funding, opioid epidemic initiatives
Addressing the Connected Health Conference in Boston, the chairman described many ways the agency is working to improve access to connected care. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 18, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

RefleXion to show PET-guided RT at ASTRO
Radiation therapy equipment developer RefleXion Medical plans to highlight...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: RefleXion adds $52M to coffers RefleXion appoints new VP, director of product RefleXion secures more funding Mirada inks deal with RefleXion (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Miami biotech receives $3.8M grant
A Miami-based biopharmaceutical company researching antidotes for aging-related diseases has received a $3.8 million grant. Longeveron LLC, founded in 2014, will use the new funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant toward developing stem cell therapies for aging frailty, a physiological decline from aging that the company says heightens vulnerability to advers e and serious health conditions in older people. The syndrome affects 10 percent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Emon Reiser Source Type: news

Miami biotech receives $3.8M grant
A Miami-based biopharmaceutical company researching antidotes for aging-related diseases has received a $3.8 million grant. Longeveron LLC, founded in 2014, will use the new funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant toward developing stem cell therapies for aging frailty, a physiological decline from aging that the company says heightens vulnerability to advers e and serious health conditions in older people. The syndrome affects 10 percent… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Emon Reiser Source Type: news

European unions call for solidarity with Glasgow women
An equal pay victory for the thousands of Glasgow women who are striking next week (23 and 24 October) “would be an inspiration to the millions of other women in public services who are fighting for better pay and to see essential jobs in services like social care given the value that they deserve”. So said EPSU – the European public service union grouping – in a message to all its affiliates across the continent, asking them to support the action and send solidarity to the UNISON and GMB members involved. “We are urging all EPSU affiliates to send messages of support to our affiliates UNISON ...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Tony Braisby Tags: Article News epsu equal pay glasgow Industrial action local government low pay Scotland scotland local government Scottish local government women women members Source Type: news

NHS Funding: Clinical Commissioning Groups
This paper and accompanying Excel file gives details of funding allocations for each CCG in England from 2013/14 to 2020/21. Paper also gives details of the process used to allocate the funds. In 2018/19 NHS England distributed a total of £ 74.2 billion across 195 CCGs in England. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 18, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

La Jolla Institute receives $ 4.5 million Cancer Moonshot award
(La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology) Researchers at La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) and UC San Diego have been awarded $ 4.5 million as part of the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Moonshot initiative. The funding will support research to develop new and improved immunotherapeutic treatment options for patients with head and neck cancer. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - October 18, 2018 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Funding social care through budget will help NHS meet demands
We can no longer afford to plan and fund health and care services in isolation, Colleges tell chancellor Related items fromOnMedica Social prescribing can free up GPs ’ time and save resources Too many CCGs ’ residential mental health placements are out-of-area Experts urge radical action on mental health crises NHS investment in child health will reap rewards Emergency admissions at end of life set to sky rocket (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 18, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Almost half of U.S. births are unplanned, says U.N. report
Surprising statistics come from UN Population Fund, which continues its work for women's reproductive rights after funding cut by Trump admin. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - October 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gauss Uses AI to Accurately Measure Blood Loss
Gauss Surgical is using machine learning and artificial intelligence for the early recognition of postpartum hemorrhage. To do this, the Los Altos, CA-based company has developed Triton, a monitoring solution that helps physicians and clinicians accurately estimate blood loss in real-time. The company has received a nod from FDA for Triton and has raised $20 million in a series C round to help push adoption for the solution. “The proceeds are primarily to accelerate the commercial entry of [Triton] and its expansion,” Siddarth Satish, founder and CEO of Gauss Surgical, told MD+DI. â...
Source: MDDI - October 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Omar Ford Tags: Business Imaging Source Type: news

Thirty Madison, owner of hair loss company Keeps, secures VC
New York-area startups and venture capitalists are making funding deals with the hopes of creating the next profitable company. Here's one deal announced late Tuesday: Who gets: Thirty Madison, the New York-based parent company of hair loss treatment brand Keeps, raised a new funding round. Amount raised: $15.25 million in series A funding.  Who invests: Maveron and Northzone co-led the round, and were joined by investors including Greycroft, Steadfast Ve nture Capital, First Round, ERA, HillCour and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anthony Noto Source Type: news

BARDA adds $26m to Stratatech ’ s StrataGraft development deal
Mallinckrodt‘s (NYSE: MNK) Stratatech has won an additional $26 million in Project BioShield funding from the the U.S. Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority to support pediatric studies of its StrataGraft engineered skin tissue. The funding will support continued development of the StrataGraft as a potential medical countermeasure for large-scale burn incidents, U.K.-based Mallinckrodt said. BARDA previously supplied funding to Stratatech during its Phase 3 trial of the Stratagraft in adults, which explored the safety and efficacy of the device in promoting autologous skin regeneration...
Source: Mass Device - October 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Business/Financial News Featured Regenerative Medicine Wound Care Mallinckrodt Stratatech Corp. Source Type: news

New eye health companies gain funders ’ focus
Photo by Victor Freitas on Unsplash Startups pioneering less-invasive technologies to treat common eye diseases are changing the outlook for both patients and the industry. A new study by CB Insights revealed that investors have been pouring money into smaller companies in 2017 and 2018, with some FDA approvals to begin marketing their technologies and treatments. These firms are eyeing conditions common among those age 40+, including refractive errors (e.g. near- or farsightedness), cataracts, and retinal diseases like diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration. Get the full story on our sister site, Medical Design &am...
Source: Mass Device - October 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Blog Featured Funding Roundup Optical/Ophthalmic Vision AcuFocus Inc. azura CB Insights google Ivantis lensgen rxsight tearfilminnovations Source Type: news

Renewed funding for UK greenhouse gas and ozone depleting substances monitoring
A network of greenhouse gas and ozone depleting substance measurements in the UK and Ireland has been awarded renewed funding of £ 2.1 million for continued operation for a further two-and-a-half years. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 17, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Grants and Awards; Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science, School of Chemistry; Press Release Source Type: news

Nanobiotix reels in $18.5m tranche from European Investment Bank
Nanobiotix (PAR:NANO.PA) received €16 million ($18.5 million) in the first tranche of a previously-announced non-dilutive loan from the European Investment Bank. The five-year funding deal is designed to support the company’s development of nanoparticle-based cancer therapies. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Nanobiotix reels in $18.5m tranche from European Investment Bank appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - October 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Funding Roundup Oncology Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat nanobiotix Source Type: news

Valeritas aims for $50m in stock offering
Valeritas (NSDQ:VLRX) said this week that it plans to offer 37,593,984 shares of its common stock, hoping to raise $50 million in gross proceeds. The medical technology company also announced its preliminary financial results this week for the third quarter of 2018. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Valeritas aims for $50m in stock offering appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - October 17, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Diabetes Drug-Device Combinations Funding Roundup Pharmaceuticals Wall Street Beat Valeritas Source Type: news

Velicept raises another $15M to advance overactive bladder treatment
Velicept Therapeutics said Tuesday it raised an additional $15 million through an expansion of its series B financing. The Malvern pharmaceutical company plans to use the funding to support the completion of two mid-stage clinical trials of its lead new drug candidate Solabegron, which it is developing as a treatment for people with overactive bladders. Dr. James Walker, president and CEO of Velicept, said the fu nding will also enable the company to prepare for phase-III clinical studies — the… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 17, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

WormBook in GENETICS
From Iva Greenwald: Three years ago, I announced in this column the creation of WormBook in GENETICS, thanks to a generous funding commitment to our community by the Genetics Society of America. Please look at what we’ve done so far and you’ll see what a great resource it is:  http://www.genetics.org/content/wormbook We are really hitting our stride now, and you will see WormBase announcements of new chapters increasing apace.  The more you demonstrate the value of WormBook through viewing, downloading, and especially, citing the articles, the more the GSA will understand the value of their sponsorshi...
Source: WormBase - October 17, 2018 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ranjana Kishore Tags: brief communication external website news wormbook Source Type: news

HIV/AIDS training center at UIC receives $4.4 million in new federal funding
(University of Illinois at Chicago) The Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center (MATEC) at the University of Illinois at Chicago has received $4.4 million in funding from the federal government to advance its work improving HIV/AIDS care, prevention and education in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 17, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Online pharmacy NowRx crowdfunds $7M for same-day, same-hour prescription delivery
The funding will allow NowRx to offer its high-speed orders in new regions. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - October 16, 2018 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

NASEM Report: NASA Should Expand Astrobiology Research
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) recommends that the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) should expand its astrobiology research missions to advance the search for life in the universe. The call was issued in a new report, “An Astrobiology Strategy for the Search of Life in the Universe”. According to the report, “NASA should support research on a broader range of biosignatures and environments, and incorporate the field of astrobiology into all stages of future exploratory missions.” Biosignatures are the lines of evidence used by researchers t...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

Congress Averts Government Shutdown
The House has approved and sent a $853 billion spending bill to President Trump in an attempt to avert a partial government shutdown. The spending package includes a stop-gap funding measure in the form of a continuing resolution (CR), which provides level funding for agencies that do not have new spending approved by October 1. The House approved the “minibus” by a 361-61 vote on September 26. The Senate had approved the bill a week earlier. President Trump has agreed to sign the measure saying, “We’re going to keep the government open.” The spending package includes fiscal year (FY) 2019 ...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

NSF Announces New Sexual Harassment Policy
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced a policy on September 19, 2018 that requires its 2,000 awardee institutions to report any sexual harassment findings starting October 21, 2018. Under the new policy, universities would be required to notify the agency if any NSF-funded principal investigators or co-principal investigators have committed harassment, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, or have been placed on administrative leave due to such actions. NSF will work with the awardee institution to determine the agency’s action, which could include “substituting or removing principal invest...
Source: Public Policy Reports - October 16, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

ReWalk Robotics dips on Q3 prelims, registers $15m offering
ReWalk Robotics (NSDQ:RWLK) shares took a hit today after the rehabilitation exoskeleton maker posted preliminary third-quarter sales that missed the mark on Wall Street, even as the company revealed plans for a $15 million public offering. The Yokneam, Israel-based company also registered a $14.8 million offering of stock and other securities. ReWalk said it expects to report sales of roughly $1.6 million for the three months ended Sept. 30, well shy of the $2.2 million expectation on The Street and off -5.9% compared with Q3 2017. That sent RWLK shares down -1.1% to 80.73¢ apiece today in mid-day trading. In a ...
Source: Mass Device - October 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Funding Roundup MassDevice Earnings Roundup Wall Street Beat Rehabilitation Equipment ReWalk Robotics Source Type: news

Teleflex, Arcis enter agreement for cancer diagnostics
Cancer-detection company Arcis Biotechnology said today it has signed an agreement allowing Teleflex (NYSE:TFX) to use Arcis’ advanced nucleic acid sample preparation chemistry in the development of a novel technology. Daresbury, England-based Arcis’ diagnostics use a two-step nucleic acid extraction and preservation technology. The company said it has an extensive patent portfolio covering DNA and RNA extraction and preservation for downstream processing by qPCR, RT-qPCR and sequencing in under three minutes. The platform may be used for point-of-care, microfluidics or field-based testing, and supports both co...
Source: Mass Device - October 16, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Business/Financial News Diagnostics Featured Oncology arcisbiotechnology Teleflex Source Type: news

Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) – Chelsea Misquith, Ruth Lilly Medical Library
Thanks to the NNLM/GMR, I was able to attend the 3rd National Joint Conference of Librarians of Color (JCLC) this year in Albuquerque, New Mexico from September 26 – 30. JCLC is a joint initiative organized by the ethnic caucuses of the American Library Association (ALA): American Indian Library Association (AILA), the Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association (APALA), the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA), the Chinese American Librarians Association (CALA), and REFORMA: The National Association to Promote Library & Information Services to Latinos and the Spanish-spe...
Source: The Cornflower - October 16, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Miles Dietz-Castel Tags: Blog Conferences and Meetings Funding Source Type: news

Last Call: Opportunity to Provide Input to NIH for Back Pain Consortium Research Program by October 18, 2018
Given our Center ’s longstanding interests in funding rigorous research of complementary and integrative health approaches for pain, we are enthusiastic about a potential new translational research initiative that will address the need for effective and personalized therapies for chronic low back pain – the NIHBackPain ResearchConsortium(BACPAC).   (Source: NCCAM Featured Content)
Source: NCCAM Featured Content - October 16, 2018 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H. Source Type: news

Value: A Balancing Act
There are perhaps few buzzwords bandied around in pharma circles as much in recent years as ‘value’. Companies are actively competing to stress value over volume and highlight their zealous efforts to go well ‘beyond the pill’ and deliver real value for every stakeholder in healthcare, from the patient up.A cynic might suggest that such talk is simply pharma marketing speak but, with ever-tightened purse strings, payers are demanding that pharma delivers on its promises, as they seek to understand how much bang for their buck they can expect when they purchase drugs.“We are over the tipping po...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 16, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Ross Davies Source Type: news

Health startup doubles sales ahead of new round of funding
Huso, short for human sound, has Jumpstart Foundry backing and Tennessee Titans as clients. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 15, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news

Vascular Therapies raises $12m for drug-eluting vascular access implant
Vascular Therapies has raised $12.4 million from 29 investors as part of a $21.1 million round, according to a document filed last week with the SEC. The Cresskill, N.J.-based company is developing a sirolimus-eluting collagen implant for patients with end-stage renal disease. The bioresorbable drug-delivery system is designed to keep open a portal of entry into a patient’s vascular system for hemodialysis. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Vascular Therapies raises $12m for drug-eluting vascular access implant appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - October 15, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Featured Funding Roundup Pharmaceuticals Vascular vasculartherapies Source Type: news

Upcoming Webinar: Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities
Addressing Latino Health and Wellness Disparities Through Virtual Community Health and Wellness Workshops 10/24/2018 – 1:00 – 2:00 PM This session will provide attendees with background information about the Latino community both in the United States and in Minnesota. An overview of current demographics and health issues will be covered. The presenters will then describe how they designed, implemented, and evaluated the virtual health and wellness workshop series*, covering mental health and wellness topics, targeting the Latino community in rural Minnesota towns. The session will wrap up with consideration...
Source: The Cornflower - October 15, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Derek Johnson Tags: Consumer Health From the GMR Funding News from the Region Outreach Public Health Public Libraries Source Type: news

Partnership Is Key To Better Patient Programs
Online shoppers do not struggle when using Amazon or eBay. Over the last 20 years, ecommerce providers have coalesced around a common set of tools to help shoppers find what they want.As the healthcare sector focuses on developing digitized patient support programs, it needs to understand how a similar sense of usability will emerge.At arecent webinar, organized by eyeforpharma and S3 Connected Health, we polled 234 participants to understand how they see patient support programs (PSPs) developing.It is clear the stakes are high; 40% said they were'a significant way to make medicine more holistic', while 38% said PSPs woul...
Source: EyeForPharma - October 15, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jim O ' Donoghue Source Type: news

CCGs should ‘seriously consider’ funding additional 1% uplift for GP staff, BMA says
CCGs should fund the additional 1% pay uplift to the GP contract to help practice staff in their area attain an overall uplift of 3% this year, the BMA has said.  In aletter to CCG chairs, BMA GP committee chair Dr Richard Vautrey asked them to consider making a‘one-off’ payment to practices by funding an extra 1% of the GP practice pay increase that the Government agreed on earlier this year. Hide related content:  Show related contentread more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - October 15, 2018 Category: Practice Management Authors: vfiore Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick Finance Practice development Practice management Latest News Source Type: news

Health practitioners' perceptions of falls and fall prevention in older people: a metasynthesis - van Rhyn B, Barwick A.
Fall prevention has received a great deal of consideration and funding, however fall rates have not reduced accordingly. Health practitioners are key stakeholders in the process of implementing fall prevention evidence into their clinical assessment and ma... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 15, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Blog: We ’ re demanding that the government stand up for further education
Our Further Education system is one of our nation’s greatest resources. Year after year, colleges provide incredible support to our communities. From top-class technical education to basic skills and lifelong learning, colleges help people of all ages and backgrounds to make the most of their talents and ambitions. Colleges matter – yet these incredible institutions, and the amazing public service workers who work in them, aren’t getting the support they need to thrive. Quite the opposite. Their funding has been slashed by 30% over the past decade and staff in further education have seen the value of staf...
Source: UNISON Health care news - October 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Dave Prentis Tags: General secretary's blog News further education Source Type: news

Revealed: Officials' £13bn funding ask to modernise NHS IT
Implementing the forthcoming long term plan for the NHS will require up to £13bn in IT spending over the next five years, according to official estimates, HSJ can reveal. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - October 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Postpartum depression associated with pain after childbirth
It ’s not just pain during delivery that counts, study shows Related items fromOnMedica Preterm birth risk higher after PTSD and major depression NHS funding boost to support new mothers ’ mental health MHRA tightens licence restrictions on valproate for women Assess pregnant and new mums ’ mental health Maternal suicides remain a concern, report shows (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - October 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Funding for clinical commissioning groups
A parliamentary briefing gives details of funding allocations for each CCG in England from 2013/14 to 2020/21. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 15, 2018 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Germ-zapping robot maker takes on $5M in debt to expand sales strategy
New funding will enable the San Antonio-based medical device company to puts its product to more large hospital systems on trial basis. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Germ-zapping robot maker takes on $5M in debt to expand sales strategy
New funding will enable the San Antonio-based medical device company to puts its product to more large hospital systems on trial basis. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: W. Scott Bailey Source Type: news

Businesses spent $375 billion on R&D performance in US in 2016
Businesses spent a total of $375 billion on research and development (R&D) performance in the United States in 2016, an increase of 5.3 percent from 2015. Funding from companies' own sources was $318 billion in 2016, an increase of 7 percent from 2015. Funding from other sources was $57 billion in 2016 and $59 billion in 2015. Of the $375 billion companies spent on R&D in 2016, $25 billion (7 percent) was spent on basic research, $61 billion (16 percent) on applied research, ... More at https://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=296760&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click This is an NSF News item. (Source: NSF News)
Source: NSF News - October 12, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Federal HIV/AIDS funds awarded to ECMC
Erie County Medical Center will receive nearly $800,000 in federal funds to continue its HIV/AIDS programs. The aid is part of a $2.34 billion allocation from the Department of Health and Human Services from the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program. Funding comes through the Health Resources and Services Administration to support a system of HIV primary medical care, medication and essential support services to more than half a million people living with HIV in the United States.  Funds were awarded in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Weekly Postings
See something of interest? Please share our postings with colleagues in your institutions! Spotlight The MAReport: read the Summer/Fall 2018 issue of the MAReport newsletter! This quarter, All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator Veronica Leigh Milliner talks about opportunities to incorporate genetics into health programming in her article, “Your Family, Your History, Your Health: Genetics Resources.” New Funding Opportunity: NNLM MAR is pleased to announce the availability of funding through NLM’s partnership with the NIH All of Us Research Program. We are now accepting applications for...
Source: NN/LM Middle Atlantic Region Blog - October 12, 2018 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Hannah Sinemus Tags: Weekly Postings Source Type: news

Urgent care company gets $18 million investment
Nashville-based Urgent Team announced Thursday that it has raised an $18 million round of funding. The round was led by Fort Worth, Texas-based Crestline Investors Inc., along with existing investors SV Health Investors, Petra Capital Partners and River Cities Capital Funds, according to a news release. Urgent Team, which has 41 urgent and family care centers throughout Arkansas, Mississippi, T ennessee and Alabama, plans to use the money for acquisitions and to develop more facilities, according… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 12, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Joel Stinnett Source Type: news