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Biogen Sells Out and Buys In

BUSINESS Biogen Sells Out and Buys In Biogen is selling its equity stake in a joint venture with Samsung Biologics…

Record-breaking Marketplace Enrollment

14.5M Americans signed up for health insurance during open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act Marketplace, a 21% increase from…

Akili Interactive Goes Public Via SPAC

Video game therapeutics company Akili Interactive plans to go public via SPAC in a deal valued at $1B (link). Chamath…

When Your Meds Become 10x Cheaper

Mark Cuban launched an online pharmacy offering common, life-saving medications that are half the price elsewhere (link). The Mark Cuban…

Pfizer Kicked Butt in 2021

Pfizer raked in $81B in revenue last year, nearly doubling its revenue from 2020 (link). You don’t have to be…

Medicare Advantage’s Advantage

Medicare Advantage (MA) plans saw an 8.8% increase in enrollment this year, totaling 28.5 million MA beneficiaries. MA enrollment is growing around 10% per…

2022 Digital Mental Health Funding Takes Off

Digital mental health company Lyra Health had two big wins, scoring $235M in Series F funding and acquiring global employee assistance program provider ICAS World for…

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 billion, the largest year-to-year increase…

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…

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