VillageMD, a primary care startup that has Walgreens as a big backer, is reportedly planning to go public. The company has plans to open hundreds of co-located primary care clinics at Walgreens pharmacies.
A top executive at Chicago-based Loretto Hospital has resigned after controversy surrounding vaccination events held at businesses with close ties to him. Mayor Lori Lightfoot said an independent investigation needs to be conducted.
In a wide-ranging interview, Maggie Huston, associate general counsel for precision medicine company Tempus, discusses how to balance innovation with safety as the FDA grapples with AI/ML and new, more complex technology, as well how her company quickly reacted to Covid-19.
Interactive, cloud-based video games are designed to tackle pharma’s current challenge: engaging doctors virtually during a pandemic. But the tools are likely to outlive the circumstances in which they were born.
As part of our conferences and to augment panel discussions and presentations, we are launching MedCity News: Spotlight to use video to tell the story of important companies, executives and healthcare initiatives.
The Chicago-based startup company plans to use the funding to further growth of its product offering and integration with EHRs and genetic testing partners.
“Everybody’s an infectious disease company now,” ARCH Venture Partners Managing Director Bob Nelsen said. By contrast, a report last year showed a huge decline in venture capital investment in the infectious disease space.
GoHealth, an online insurance broker focusing on Medicare Advantage plans, went public on Wednesday for $914 million. The company will trade on Nasdaq under the ticker “GOCO.”