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Engage at HLTH: As patient engagement solutions abound, here’s what investors are looking for

Investors noted the challenges of changing patient behaviors using digital solutions at the engagement track at HLTH, hosted by MedCity News. They also shared what health systems and insurers are looking for in a potential partner. 

Some proposed HIPAA changes could inadvertently expose the data it’s supposed to protect

The government’s proposed changes to HIPAA aim to provide guardrails against data breaches and misuse, but some of the modifications may not work as intended. Three healthcare experts delved into the ways in which certain proposals could provide inappropriate access to health data during a recent panel discussion.

VNSNY, Contessa Join Amazon-Backed Home Health Coalition

Moving Health Home — the new provider coalition formed in early March dedicated to advancing home-based care in the United States — has landed seven new members. The Washington, D.C.-based industry group announced Friday that Compassus, UPMC, U.S. Medical Management, the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), Advocate Aurora Health, Contessa Health and Vituity …

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Telehealth aside, providers look to invest IT dollars in cloud services, data analytics

Though telehealth will continue to account for a large portion of healthcare IT budgets in 2021, there are other technology-based services driving provider interest. These range from cloud deployment to vaccine scheduling solutions as providers navigate the new landscape created by the Covid-19 pandemic.

[Updated] ‘We Own the Full Health Care Continuum’: Advocate Aurora Enterprises Acquires Senior Helpers

One of the largest home care organizations in the country has been acquired by one of the nation’s biggest health systems. Advocate Aurora Enterprises — the recently established subsidiary of Midwest-based Advocate Aurora Health, one of the 12 largest not-for-profit, integrated health systems in the U.S. — announced Thursday it has acquired Senior Helpers. The …

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Advocate Aurora’s new investment arm to focus on aging, parenthood, wellbeing

Advocate Aurora Health has launched a subsidiary focused on making investments in companies that enhance health and wellbeing. The subsidiary has already made its first move, leading a $25 million funding round for a telenutrition provider.

How are VCs performing due diligence when they can’t meet startups in person?

In a panel discussion during MedCity INVEST Thursday, investors discussed how the Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing requirements have impacted the way they interact with companies.

Here’s what’s on the agenda for Day 1 of MedCity INVEST virtual

Our annual INVEST conference, where investors and startups meet, kicks off today as a virtual event. Chris Coburn, chief innovation officer of Mass General Brigham, is a featured speaker and startups in the area of health services will present in the first track of our INVEST Pitch Perfect contest.

Five VCs share how the pandemic has changed investing

Months into the Covid-19 pandemic, the pace of new investments for startups has picked back up. Five VCs shared what’s changed and how they’re working in the midst of the crisis.

Register for MedCity INVEST and learn how Covid-19 has shaken up investment trends

Gain insights from the perspectives of healthcare investors from Maverick Ventures, Cultivation Capital, Advocate Aurora Health and Flare Capital on investment trends in 2020 at the online conference July 20-24. Register now and save.