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After his own experience, Tomorrow Health founder looks to

Details: 15 hours ago · Tomorrow Health, a startup looking to streamline the process of getting medical equipment and supplies for home care, raised $25 million in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz.

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The Key to SDOH: Health literacy

Details: Currently, nearly 300 million Americans score below proficient in health literacy and this crucial shortcoming is pervasive among the entire continuum of …

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Steward Health v Aya Healthcare: 4 things to know

Details: The Texas-based health system first sued the staffing firm for "price gouging" amid the Covid-19 pandemic, as wages for nurses shot up from $75 …

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Confronting disparities in access to healthcare for

Details: MedCity Influencers, Community. Confronting disparities in access to healthcare for underserved populations in 2021 Particularly at the point of care, we have the means and resources to …

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5 trends that will shape healthcare in 2021

Details: MedCity Influencers. 5 trends that will shape healthcare in 2021 If there is any lesson to be drawn from 2020, it’s that making predictions for the year ahead is an act of hubris.

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Public health, racial equity, climate action drive Biden's

Details: Legal, Policy. Public health, racial equity, climate action drive Biden’s budget requests for healthcare President Joe Biden has submitted his discretionary budget for 2022 to Congress.

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Anthem, K Health, Blackstone launch digital health company

Details: Health IT, Health Tech, Payers. Anthem, K Health, Blackstone launch digital health company The new joint venture will bring K Health's artificial intelligence-driven technology to …

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500,000+ Trinity Health patients affected in widespread

Details: Health IT, Hospitals, Legal. 500,000+ Trinity Health patients affected in widespread Accellion data breach Several healthcare entities that used Accellion's file transfer software now find

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Walmart divulges plans for 'healthcare supercenters

Details: Health Services, Patient Engagement. Walmart divulges plans for ‘healthcare supercenters’ The company says it’s looking beyond traditional retail clinics as it seeks to create

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Cultivated by physician investors, Fruit Street Health’s

Details: Eventually, Fruit Street plans to develop a more holistic telemedicine solution that will include behavioral health with psychiatrists and psychologists via live video, virtual primary care, in

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Details: Health IT, Hospitals, Legal. Enforcement landscape for HHS data-sharing rules is hazy, experts say. By Anuja Vaidya. The HHS’ new interoperability and …

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Alphabet spinoff CityBlock Health raises $54 million

Details: CityBlock Health, a company building out healthcare services for low-income communities, raised $53.5 million in a series B extension. The company plans to use the funds to expand its clinical

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Behind the scenes: How health systems, EHR vendors will

Details: Health systems and EHR vendors have been working for months to comply with the ONC's final rule on interoperability and information blocking that goes into effect in …

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Health-tech funding breaks another record in 2020

Details: Startups, Health Services, Health Tech. Health-tech funding breaks another record in 2020 Healthcare technology companies raised a record …

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Report: Healthcare data breaches spiked 55% in 2020

Details: Health IT, Hospitals, Payers. Report: Healthcare data breaches spiked 55% in 2020 There were nearly 600 healthcare data breaches in 2020, a 55% jump from 2019, a new report shows.

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Humana partners with DispatchHealth for hospital-at-home

Details: Interest in home-based care is rising amid the Covid-19 pandemic. In line with this trend, Humana is joining forces with an in-home care provider to offer its members access to hospital-level care

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Data democratization in healthcare – the API Way

Details: The Department of Health and Human Services may have extended the compliance deadline for new interoperability rules in light of the Covid …

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Digital health companies raised $6.7B, breaking a record

Details: The seemingly-constant stream of funding announcements in March drove digital health funding to a new record. Startups raised $6.7 billion across 147 …

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StartUPDATES: New developments for healthcare startups

Details: Serimmune has enrolled more than 2,000 participants in a clinical study designed to understand the human immune response to the virus that causes Covid-19. Also, news from Legacy, Tomorrow Health

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The benefits of AR in healthcare

Details: MedCity Influencers, Health Tech. The benefits of AR in healthcare As AR matures and becomes more affordable and user-friendly, more life sciences …

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Mental health startup Ginger raises $100M

Details: The drumbeat of funding into digital mental health startups continues. The latest company to raise funds, Ginger, lets users text mental health coaches or schedule a video visit with a therapist

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Funded by physicians, Fruit Street Health raises $17M

Details: Startups, Health Tech. Funded by physicians, Fruit Street Health raises $17M Fruit Street Health, a startup delivering the CDC’s diabetes prevention program through group telehealth classes

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Alignment Healthcare aims to raise up to $516M in IPO

Details: Alignment Healthcare, an insurtech startup, has launched its IPO and plans to price its individual shares between $17 and $19. The company offers Medicare Advantage plans and says it …

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Blockchains are the building blocks of better healthcare

Details: Health IT. Blockchains are the building blocks of better healthcare Rather than having multiple digital ledgers for the industry, better health care results require a single global blockchain that

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FDA-cleared AI devices lack critical information on

Details: Health Tech, Policy. FDA-cleared AI devices lack critical information on performance, equity In a review of 130 FDA-cleared AI tools, researchers found that the …

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Mass General, Fern Health broaden digital collaboration

Details: Health IT, Hospitals. Mass General, Fern Health broaden digital collaboration for pain management The hospital and digital health company have …

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CRO consolidation continues with ICON buying PRA Health

Details: ICON executives say technology is a key factor in the $12 billion acquisition. PRA Health Sciences has a mobile health platform that enables patients to participate in clinical trials from their

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YouTube teams up with providers, healthcare groups to

Details: Curbing health misinformation online is an ongoing battle, which is why video-sharing giant YouTube is working on assembling an A-team boasting credibility in the healthcare world.. YouTube, owned

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More healthcare startups go public through SPACs — but

Details: After facing a scathing report from short-seller Hindenburg Research, and now an investigation by the SEC, insurer Clover Health has seen its …

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How artificial intelligence can help hospitals deliver

Details: Before joining Myia Health as Co-Founder and CTO, Mr. Smith served as Chief Scientist at PokitDok, established the global Data Science practice at …

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Intermountain, UnitedHealthcare create ACO for Medicare

Details: The health system and payer will coordinate care for eligible Medicare Advantage patients through the ACO, with the aim of improving health outcomes and reducing costs. The ACO expands a long

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BMS, Voluntis partner on digital therapeutics for cancer

Details: BioPharma, Health Tech. BMS, Voluntis partner on digital therapeutics for cancer patients The companies will develop a mobile app that will allow …

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UHS breach signals grief ahead for hospitals

Details: Health IT, Hospitals. UHS breach signals grief ahead for hospitals A malware attack brought hospital chain Universal Health Services’ IT systems down at the beginning of the week.

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What will health look like in 2040

Details: What will health look like in 2040? Deloitte's vision for health in 2040 is made up of three main categories: data and platforms; care enablement; and well-being and care delivery.

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3 recommendations that would improve adoption of digital

Details: Health Tech, Patient Engagement. 3 recommendations that would improve adoption of digital mental health tools A group of stakeholders recommended developing reimbursement mechanisms and standards

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Clover’s growth projections reveal direct contracting

Details: When Clover Health announced its plans to go public via a blank-check company, the insurance startup pitched investors on its growth plans. Its …

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Can Highmark successfully commercialize the healthcare

Details: Highmark Health is turning its internal VITAL Innovation program into a commercial offering meant to help startups test their products in real-world clinical environments.

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Centene to bolster behavioral health services with $2.2B

Details: Health insurer Centene Corp. plans to acquire Magellan Health in a $2.2 billion deal with the aim of establishing a behavioral health platform, the company said in …

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Despite certain fixes, Kaiser Permanente's mental

Details: Hospitals, Health Tech. Despite certain fixes, Kaiser Permanente’s mental healthcare still lags While complaints about inadequate mental health …

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Does digital mental health need to rethink user engagement

Details: A recent report by the WISH 2020 Forum on Mental Health and Digital Technologies has highlighted gamification as one of the most promising tools within the digital mental health …

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Cigna to offer ACA marketplace plans in 79 new counties

Details: Cigna will substantially increase its ACA marketplace footprint next year. The insurer plans to offer plans in 220 counties across 10 states, an increase from its …

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NJ legislators call for probe of insurance

Details: Hospitals, Startups, Health Tech. NJ legislators call for probe of insurance unicorn New Jersey legislators called for state officials to investigate insurance startup Clover Health, as well as

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Microsoft HealthVault is officially shutting down in

Details: Google Health, the search giant’s personal health information service was introduced in 2008 and ended three years later because of low user adoption. Ironically,

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Outcome Health: The fall of a healthcare unicorn and the

Details: Outcome Health based in Chicago r eached its own unicorn status a little more than a decade after it was founded in 2006 by Rishi Shah and Shradha Agarwal. But its …

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Direct-to-patient email and text communication is best for

Details: Health emails can yield unique open rates as high as 60%. Compare that to a 20% average open rate for marketing emails. While little data is available on open rates for health-related text

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Feds say smokers are lying on Obamacare enrollment forms

Details: The health law allows states to charge as much as 50 percent more to smokers than nonsmokers, but a handful of states have lower limits, including Kentucky and Colorado.

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More large companies opening on-site clinics for employees

Details: A number of primary care startups have targeted the employers space including Crossover Health, which runs a number of Apple’s worksite clinics outside of …

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