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The 2021 Digital Health Explosion

A new Rock Health report showed digital health funding in 2021 nearly doubled from $14.9 billion to $29.1, the largest year-to-year increase ever. …

The 2021 Digital Health Explosion

BUSINESS  The 2021 Digital Health Explosion A new Rock Health report showed digital health funding in 2021 nearly doubled from $14.9 billion to…

Vocera Strykes a Deal

HEALTH TECH Vocera Strykes a Deal Medical device company Stryker will acquire digital communications platform Vocera for $3 billion. Stryker’s acquisition of…

Molina Healthcare Continues Its Acquisition Spree

Managed care organization Molina Healthcare completed its $60 million buyout of Cigna’s Texas Medicaid contracts. The buyout highlights a greater growth trend…

Surprise! No Surprise Billing Act is Live

POLICY Surprise! No Surprise Billing Act is Live The No Surprise Billing Act (NSA) is in full swing to protect…

Covid-19 vs. Pharma

SCIENCE Covid-19 vs. Pharma Covid-19 vs. pharma has been the biggest battle in 2021 and pharma has put up one…

Breaking Four Trillion

POLICY Breaking Four Trillion U.S. healthcare spending reached $4.1 trillion ($12,530 per person) in 2020, increasing 9.7% year-over-year. What’s particularly interesting about…

Medicare Telehealth Balloons

HEALTH TECH Medicare Telehealth Balloons Telehealth use among Medicare Part B beneficiaries ballooned 63-fold from around 840,000 virtual visits in 2019 to…

CVS x Microsoft 🤝

HEALTH TECH CVS x Microsoft 🤝 CVS Health and Microsoft announced a strategic partnership with a unique focus:  “Developing innovative solutions to help…

Three Retailers and an Opioid Crisis

PUBLIC HEALTH Three Retailers and an Opioid Crisis A federal jury found Walgreens, CVS Health and Walmart responsible for fueling the opioid…

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