Digital Health Wire #116
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Digital Health September 18, 2022
AMA Report Shows Strong Digital Health Adoption September 18, 2022
An AMA survey tracked not only digital health usage stats, but also physician motivations for adopting new solutions.
Startups September 14, 2022
Redesign Health Closes $65M to Launch Startups September 14, 2022
Redesign Health raised a $65M Series C round to help launch healthcare startups with its unique venture accelerator model.
Value-Based Care September 11, 2022
Walmart & UnitedHealth’s VBC Collaboration September 11, 2022
Walmart and UnitedHealth Group inked a 10-year partnership to deliver care to hundreds of thousands of Medicare Advantage beneficiaries.
Remote Care September 24, 2022
The Future of Home and Community Care September 24, 2022
An NEJM commentary by Optum leadership laid out the key components of home care models and the steps that can make them a reality.
Digital Health September 21, 2022
Judge Greenlights UnitedHealth’s Change Acquisition September 21, 2022
A federal judge denied the DOJ’s attempt to block UnitedHealth Group’s $13B acquisition of Change Healthcare.
Telehealth September 7, 2022
Telehealth Flexibilities Reduced Opioid Overdoses September 7, 2022
A study in JAMA Psychiatry found that pandemic-era telehealth flexibilities lowered the odds of opioid overdoses among Medicare patients.
Remote Care September 5, 2022
CVS Acquires Signify Health for $8B September 5, 2022
The Signify Health acquisition saga has officially reached its conclusion, with CVS Health emerging as the winning bidder over other high profile suitors such as Amazon and UnitedHealth Group. CVS closed the transaction at $30.50/share or roughly $8B, which should be music to the ears of Signify shareholders after the stock hit a low of […]
Digital Health August 31, 2022
General Catalyst and WellSpan’s Digital Transformation August 31, 2022
General Catalyst's healthcare hot streak is heating up with a new digital transformation partnership with WellSpan Health.
Startups August 29, 2022
Mental Health Startup Alma Raises $130M August 29, 2022
Digital health’s recent momentum saw another boost this week as mental health startup Alma hauled in a massive $130M Series D round.
Digital Health August 24, 2022
Amazon Ends Amazon Care, Pursues Signify August 24, 2022
Amazon had a busy week in healthcare after shutting down its Amazon Care operations and joining the race to acquire Signify Health.
Digital Health August 21, 2022
Incredible Health Closes $80M Series B August 21, 2022
Incredible Health landed $80M in Series B funding as it looks to flip the script on the healthcare worker shortage.
Patient Engagement August 17, 2022
Why Healthcare Needs a Flywheel August 17, 2022
Providence’s digital health leaders make a strong case that it's time for healthcare to start taking advantage of flywheels.
Value-Based Care August 14, 2022
Privia Health Reports Strong Momentum in Q2 August 14, 2022
The wide scope of Privia's operations made its Q2 earnings report a solid bellwether for some of healthcare’s biggest themes.
Value-Based Care August 10, 2022
CVS In Talks to Acquire Signify Health August 10, 2022
The Wall Street Journal reported that CVS Health is in talks to acquire tech-driven value-based care enabler Signify Health.
Remote Care August 7, 2022
Homeward Raises $50M to Rearchitect Rural Care August 7, 2022
Homeward raised $50M to rearchitect healthcare for the 60M Americans living in rural communities by augmenting local providers.
Patient Engagement August 3, 2022
Optum: Patient Expectations vs Reality August 3, 2022
Optum surveyed 1,000 consumers to explore how providers can adapt their digital on-ramps to healthcare to optimize for patient satisfaction.
Telehealth July 31, 2022
Teladoc’s Q2 Brings $3.1B Livongo Write Down July 31, 2022
Teladoc reported 18% revenue growth, but the headline grabber from the announcement was a $3B impairment charge on its Livongo acquisition.
Remote Care July 27, 2022
Mass General’s Hospital-at-Home Expansion July 27, 2022
Mass General Brigham is living up to its reputation as a healthcare innovator after a massive expansion of its hospital-at-home program.
Primary Care July 24, 2022
Amazon Acquires One Medical for $3.9B July 24, 2022
Amazon agreed to acquire primary care provider One Medical for $3.9B as it pushes further into care delivery.
Patient Engagement July 20, 2022
Happify Health Weaves a New Path as Twill July 20, 2022
Happify Health recently re-introduced itself to the world as Twill, marking its transition from a wellness app to a clinical-grade platform.
Digital Health July 17, 2022
CVS Health 2022 Health Care Insights Study July 17, 2022
CVS Health’s 2022 Health Care Insights Study revealed that people are eager for the next chapter in their health journeys.