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Telehealth leader Teladoc to buy Livongo in $18.5B deal by Heather Landi Fiercehealthcare.com - Telehealth giant Teladoc is acquiring virtual care company Livongo in a deal valued at $18.5 billion. The deal would combine one of the leaders in the telehealth market with a growing digital health firm that targets chronic disease management. To

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NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation Enters into Exclusive Development and Distribution Agreement for Commercialization of Diagnostic EVO Cortical Electrode Eden Prairie, MN– July 22, 2020– NeuroOne Medical Technologies Corporation (OTCQB: NMTC), a medical technology company focused on improving surgical care options and outcomes for patients suffering from neurological disorders, today announces the execution

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INDUSTRY NEWS  9 ways Covid-19 may forever upend the U.S. health care industry By Lev Facher statnews.com - In the U.S. alone, Covid-19 has claimed nearly 100,000 lives and 30 million jobs. Beyond grinding day-to-day life to a halt, the pandemic has prompted a reckoning throughout the country’s health care infrastructure, shattering decades-old assumptions

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INDUSTRY NEWS  The Black American Amputation Epidemic by Lizzie Presser propublica.org -It was a Friday evening in the hospital after a particularly grueling week when Dr. Foluso Fakorede, the only cardiologist in Bolivar County, Mississippi, walked into Room 336. Henry Dotstry lay on a cot, his gray curls puffed on a pillow. Fakorede

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INDUSTRY NEWS  Trump announces a formal freeze on WHO funding, pending an investigation By NICHOLAS FLORKO statnews.com – President Donald Trump formally announced Tuesday that the United States will freeze funding to the World Health Organization, pending a formal investigation into the global health agency and its coronavirus response. In prepared remarks, Trump accused the

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By 2060, a quarter of U.S. residents will be over age 65 By MIKE SCHNEIDER Apnews.com - By 2060, almost a quarter of all U.S. residents will be over age 65, and life expectancy will reach an all-time high of 85 years, according to new reports the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday. The growth in life

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Price hikes drove employer-sponsored health costs to record high in 2018by Hailey Mensik healthcaredive.com - The vast majority of Americans receive health coverage through their employer and HCCI's annual report found health spending growth exceeded 4% for the third consecutive year. The report comes as the presidential election brings more focus on the healthcare

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In new milestone, the majority of U.S. medical students are now women by Joanne Finnegan fiercehealthcare.com – Female medical students have hit a milestone. They now comprise the majority of enrolled U.S. medical students for the first time, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). To view the original article in its entirety, click here.   U.S. primary care doctors face challenges in coordinating care Medicalxpress.com

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PRESS RELEASE: LEMBO PUTS HEALTH INSURANCE MARKET ON NOTICE WITH NEW MEDICAL RFP THAT REDEFINES HEALTH CARE DYNAMIC State Comptroller Kevin Lembo announced today that his office has issued a highly competitive request for proposals (RFP) that will redefine the relationship between the state and insurance corporations hired to administer state health benefits, and potentially

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PRESS RELEASE: Echosens Releases White Paper: Addressing Risk for Cirrhosis, Liver Failure and Liver Cancer Among America’s Veterans Download “Aligning with the Veterans Administration to Battle Chronic Liver Disease” October 08, 2019 09:54 AM Eastern Daylight Time WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Echosens, a high-technology company offering the FibroScan family of products, today announces the release of its White Paper, “Aligning with