Health

Carbon Health paves a path toward better chronic care management with hybrid virtual care model: The primary care disruptor remote patient monitoring firm Alertive Healthcare to combine in-person and virtual care—we unpack why its peers are headed in the same direction.

Despite a surge in telehealth use over the past year, consumers still cite barriers like lack of information about their providers as pain points with telehealth vendors.

Microsoft’s tie-up with Truveta could help it plant deeper roots in healthcare: Big Tech companies have had a hard time penetrating healthcare due to a lack of trust, but exclusive access to Truveta’s database backed by 17 prominent health systems could change that for Microsoft.

National chain pharmacies are the most common place to fill prescriptions in the US, with 43% of the country’s adults purchasing prescription drugs there as of July 2021.

Walmart picks Epic to fuel its healthcare ambitions: We explore why Walmart’s recent telehealth expansion could have influenced its decision and how Epic opens the retailer up to more traditional healthcare providers.

Apple is letting users show proof of vaccine through their Apple Wallet—an app they’re already spending more time in thanks to the pandemic.

Is AI-powered cancer diagnostics mainstreaming? A Memorial Sloan Kettering spinout got the FDA nod for its cancer-detecting AI tool, and NYU Langone’s study results boast the efficacy of a similar tool—more fuel for healthcare stakeholders investing in AI for cancer diagnostics.

Unite Us scoops up NowPow—but becoming a giant entity won’t necessarily be a golden ticket to success in the SDOH space

The FTC is forcing digital health apps to inform US consumers of any cybersecurity breaches, or else face hefty fines.

Hinge Health sets the stage for the future of virtual physical therapy: It acquired Wrnch to make its computer vision tech more accurate—a move that’ll help it reel in even more payer partnerships amid sky-high chronic pain spending.

Hims & Hers is adding its health & wellness products on fashion retailer Revolve’s site—we unpack how this fits into Hims & Hers broader healthcare strategy, and why telehealth vendors could be missing out on a massive opportunity by not catering to Gen Zers.

On today's episode, we discuss the many different ways that Amazon is delivering healthcare, its new online cost comparison tool, and how quickly the company will put its stamp on the health space. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Lisa Phillips.

Digital pharmacies like Capsule and Medly are only making meds more accessible in larger cities—but in order to keep up with Amazon, they’ll have to expand their footprints.

Is AR-enabled doctor collaboration a lifeline for telehealth companies? Teladoc is bringing augmented reality-enabled surgery collaboration to its provider partners—a signal that other telehealth companies could steer into new provider-facing tech as telehealth usage drops off.