Reviv Global and partner V-Health Passport are backing their technology to allow the hospitality industry to reopen safely in resorts such as Las Vegas. V-Health Passport makes use of the Code technology from VST Enterprises and was launched with the backing of Zara and Mike… Read More »Reviv Global and V-Health hope digital passport will reopen Vegas
A new playbook from WELL™ Health offers hospitals a roadmap during this public health crisis for providing efficient and timely patient communication including appointments, virtual care, testing, and more.
ChromaCode’s founders seek to break the paradigm of limited access to the most powerful diagnostic tools by deploying inexpensive reagent kits and software using traditional PCR detection systems so physicians can initiate testing using the most informative diagnostics without having to worry about access or… Read More »Founders of molecular diagnostics company ChromaCode share ambitions for their business
The pandemic has shed light on inefficiencies in healthcare systems, and provided an opportunity to adjust how we manage care in the future. Jennifer Haas, executive vice president of Noteworth, shares her 2021 predictions surrounding the future of telehealth and big data. Healthcare providers are… Read More »How Big Data will accelerate the future of digital medicine in 2021
If there is any lesson to be drawn from 2020, it’s that making predictions for the year ahead is an act of hubris. Despite that, some clear trends have emerged.
In addition to human empathy, we are also seeing a new “digital compassion” emerging as healthcare providers work to support patients in need during this uncertain time. Showing this kind of compassion has become easier as technology becomes more advanced and patient-centric in response to… Read More »Catching up on care post Covid-19 requires ‘digital compassion’
Graeme Duncan from ADVANZ PHARMA explores how successful cross-industry collaboration between pharma and generics companies has helped support supply challenges during the pandemic. While the world has had to come together to fight COVID-19, so too has the pharmaceutical industry in ensuring that essential medicines… Read More »The critical role of the generics sector during the pandemic
COVID-19’s knock-on effect on cancer patients is of concern by HCPs, with delayed or decreased diagnosis seen as a key worry. CREATION.co’s Lara Meyer explores why HCPs need more support. The COVID-19 pandemic has been mainstream headline news throughout 2020 and continues to have a… Read More »What HCPs think about COVID-19’s impact on cancer
Behind the Mask is a global research initiative to document health experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Havas Health & You (HH&Y) has launched the details of a long-term global research project, Behind the Mask, a longitudinal, multi-armed study that focuses on documenting the… Read More »Havas Health & You launches Behind the Mask
COVID-19 Long Haulers: Persistent Shortness of Breath Due to Treatable Nerve Injury A treatable, virus-related vagus nerve injury may be the cause of persistent shortness of breath in some COVID-19 long haulers The Doctor Weighs In
A new survey finds that health system leaders are actively seeking new commercial relationships with startups regardless of when “normal” returns but startup success hinges on not only addressing solutions that are on health systems’ shortlist but also data supporting a clear ROI.
Doctors Develop Safety Guidelines for Halloween 2020 It is possible to have fun this Halloween and stay safe too despite COVID-19. Here are 10 safety guidelines developed by doctors The Doctor Weighs In
The Critical Importance of Human Behavior in Our Response to COVID-19 The challenge of employing human behavior to combat a crisis of this magnitude is that behavior is often unreliable and unsustainable. The Doctor Weighs In
Huge demand for ventilators and patient monitors spurred third quarter sales for Royal Philips, the company announced. The Dutch health technology group reported sales of €4.98bn, a 10% year-over-year growth. The connected care business, which includes patient monitors and ventilators saw the biggest rise, increasing… Read More »COVID-19 ventilator demand fuels Philips Q3 sales
CVS Health/Aetna Responds to the Maternal Health Crisis During COVID While not a solution to the maternal health crisis, good communication can help expectant patients feel safe getting care during COVID-19. The Doctor Weighs In
Fear of COVID-19 Keeps Patients From Seeking Medical Care A new survey finds that fear of COVID-19 has kept people from seeking medical care, including people with chronic conditions. The Doctor Weighs In
Riding the Next Wave: Getting Ready for COVID-19 Spikes COVID-19 spikes are occurring all across the country. Here are some ways to get through the next wave healthy and psychologically strong. The Doctor Weighs In
COVID19: The Impact of the Early Failure to Respond The well-documented COVID19 chapter of Abramson’s book, Proof of Conspiracy, details our early failure to respond. Here’s why it matters. The Doctor Weighs In
Episode 23 of “The THCB Gang” will be live-streamed on Thursday, August 27th! Tune in below! Joining Matthew Holt (@boltyboy) today are some of our regulars: health futurist Ian Morrison (@seccurve), WTF Health Host Jessica DaMassa (@jessdamassa), health care consultant Daniel O’Neill (@dp_oneill), and a… Read More »THCB Gang Episode 23 LIVE 8/27 1PM/4PM ET!
Dealing with a Rare Eye Disease in the Midst of COVID19 After being diagnosed with a rare eye disease, a doctor learns the best treatment is immunosuppression-a risky choice in the midst of COVID19 The Doctor Weighs In
In an interview, Peter Meath, J.P. Morgan’s co-head of Healthcare and Life Sciences, Middle Market Banking & Specialized Industries, says the Covid-19 pandemic has cast a bright light on the life sciences industry with startups raising venture funding at record levels as the virus has… Read More »J.P. Morgan on the state of life sciences and strategies to fuel innovation [Sponsored]
The conference, in partnership with healthcare industry association Medical Alley, will include conversations spanning behavioral health, the future of health insurance and how hospitals are addressing the pandemic. It will also spotlight healthcare startups in a pitch contest.
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Clinical Care of Cancer Patients in the Age of COVID Dr. Bobby Reddy discusses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the care of cancer patients, including changes to treatment and way care is delivered. The Doctor Weighs In
When reviewing a return to normal operations, there is much to consider. Here are four approaches aimed at establishing a healthy pathway back to something close to the norm.
By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Even before Covid19, virtual care for chronic conditions was a hot and competitive area, with the heat turned up by Livongo Health’s IPO last year and big funding rounds for companies like Omada Health, Virta Health, and One Drop. Another… Read More »Vida Health’s CEO on Scaling Up in the Highly Competitive Chronic Condition Virtual Care Space
A webinar from HealthSparq offers analysis on a consumer sentiment study on health plans. It offers some useful insights on how the public health crisis has laid bare the trust issues consumers have and how insurers can address them to the benefit of both.
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While lockdown eases across England, local lockdowns are becoming an ever-growing threat across the country. This is a unique response in comparison to other countries across the world and could be indicative of a second spike in infections. At the beginning of the pandemic, The… Read More »Understanding COVID-19 and varying responses across the globe
By JESSICA DaMASSA There are few better positioned to speculate on what’s next for telehealth than Roy Schoenberg, co-CEO & President, of Amwell. After 15 years, more than $710M in total funding, and probably the best analogies out there for describing telehealth’s potential as a… Read More »Amwell’s Roy Schoenberg: Telehealth Post-Pandemic is “Entrenched Inside” Traditional Health Care
The COVID-19 pandemic is spreading to every corner of the world. During this worldwide attack of virus, human beings are highly concerned for their immune system, since it is the only savior currently. In circumventing a response to pathogenic infections like coronavirus, a healthy microbiome… Read More »Healthy Microbiome: Fighter Against COVID-19
Payers have a greater role to play to help members navigate the Covid-19 public health crisis and their future healthcare, according to a new report.
The question has shifted from whether telehealth will play a substantial role going forward to how virtual care will reinvent our experience, and the role that health systems and physicians will play in that change.
Episode 17 of “The THCB Gang” was live-streamed on Thursday, July 9th! Watch it below! Joining me were some of our regulars: patient advocate Grace Cordovano (@GraceCordovano), health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn (@healthythinker), WTF Health Host Jessica DaMassa (@jessdamassa), and guests: Tina Park, partner at Diagram… Read More »THCB Gang Episode 17, LIVE 7/9 1PM PT/4PM ET
Prioritizing Healthcare Workers’ Mental Health During COVID-19 For some frontline healthcare workers, symptoms of stress will subside with the crisis, but others will need additional help to restore their mental health. The Doctor Weighs In