Modernizing Medicine raises $38M; Researchers create 3-D printed guide to help with nerve function;

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> Florida-based Modernizing Medicine recently raised $38 million in venture funding, according to the Miami Herald. The company, which created a specialty-specific electronic medical record system, also recently launched a telemedicine platform. Article

> Researchers from U.S. universities have created a 3-D printed guide to help regrow nerve function after an injury. For the study, researchers from the University of Minnesota, Virginia Tech, University of Maryland, Princeton University, and Johns Hopkins University found that using 3-D imagaing and printing they could develop a silicone guide that uses biochemical cues to help in regeneration of nerves. The study was published in the journal Advanced Functional Materials. Announcement

Provider News

> In today's volatile healthcare environment, the job of chief reputation officer is one of the most important in any healthcare organization, argues Paul Keckley, Ph.D., a managing director of the consulting firm Navigant's healthcare practice. Article

Mobile Health News

> A new mobile health app and an accompanying online portal aim to help providers make better decisions regarding patients living with Type 1 diabetes by reducing the complexity of chronic disease self-care requirements. Article

> While AirStrip Technologies just debuted a compelling Apple Watch-based app and monitoring solution to drive deeper communication, data sharing and provide real-time interaction between doctors and patients outside the traditional clinical setting, next year will be the year of true innovation, according to CEO Alan Portela. Article

And Finally... "Selfie!" just doesn't have the same ring as "Jaws." Article