Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 3

This is how Amwell, Doctor on Demand predict telehealth visits will be different in the future By Tina Reed Fiercehealthcare.com - Among the biggest changes that could come out of the massive shift in telehealth use during the pandemic? Payers will increasingly encourage "virtual first" healthcare. To view the original article in its entirety, click here. Council

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 2

Teladoc finalizes blockbuster deal with Livongo in less than 3 months By Heather Landi Fiercehealthcare.com - Telehealth giant Teladoc completed its massive $18.5 billion acquisition of Livongo, the company announced Friday. The deal was wrapped up quickly, in under three months, as the companies likely look to leverage the current financial tailwinds of

Industry News: Volume 1, Issue 1

Tying Health Care Investment to Performance By Brian Klepper and Jeffrey Hogan Thehealthcareblog.com - GoodRx’s planned initial public offering recently made the news, notable because the company, launched in 2011, has been profitable since 2016. Evidently, it’s become unfashionable for investors to demand proof of performance, so GoodRx’s results shone like a

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 26

INDUSTRY NEWS Fixing the Biggest Problems in Healthcare   Published on September 27, 2020 By Michael Gorton Teladoc founder, author, keynote speaker, serial entrepreneur. I build world changing companies from ideas. Healthcare is broken. If you believe that statement and you are building a company that should be part of the engine that fixes it, read

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 25

Johnson & Johnson gears up for 60,000-person COVID-19 vaccine trial, the industry's biggest yet by Eric Sagonowsky fiercepharma.com - With several COVID-19 vaccines already in phase 3 trials and investigators aiming to enroll tens of thousands of participants, Johnson & Johnson is prepping the largest study yet.  The drugmaker is planning to enroll a whopping

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 24

Even Asymptomatic People Carry the Coronavirus in High Amounts By Apoorva Mandavilli Nytimes.com - Of all the coronavirus’s qualities, perhaps the most surprising has been that seemingly healthy people can spread it to others. This trait has made the virus difficult to contain, and continues to challenge efforts to identify and isolate infected people. To view the

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 23

Economic analysis of the prevalence and clinical and economic burden of medication error in England By Rachel Ann Elliott, Elizabeth Camacho, Dina Jankovic, Mark J Sculpher, Rita Faria Qualitysafety.bmj.com - Medication is the most widely used medical intervention. Harm caused by medication is referred to as an adverse drug event (ADE), and includes medication errors,

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 22

INDUSTRY NEWS Johnson & Johnson to End Talc-Based Baby Powder Sales in North America By Tiffany Hsu and Roni Caryn Rabin nytimes.com - Johnson & Johnson is discontinuing North American sales of its talc-based baby powder, a product that once defined the company’s wholesome image and that it has defended for decades even as it faced

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 21

INDUSTRY NEWS Solutions from Around the World: Tackling Loneliness and Social Isolation During COVID-19 By Melinda K. Abrams, Reginald D. Williams II, Roosa Tikkanen, Tanya Shah, and Matt Pantell Commonwealthfund.org - As Americans heed the advice of public health and government officials to remain physically distanced from neighbors, friends, and relatives to fight the

Industry News: Volume 10, Issue 20

INDUSTRY NEWS These women entrepreneurs are making medical and healthcare facilities available to allFrom a medical tourism platform, a medical equipment e-marketplace to a portal helping the elderly with doctor’s appointments, these women-led medtech startups are doing their bit to keep you in the pink of health. By Nirandhi Gowthaman Yourstory.com – With