As awareness grows around GI conditions, startup Oshi Health is building a platform to connect people to teams of clinicians and health coaches to better manage their symptoms. Judges picked the startup as the health services winner for MedCity INVEST’s Pitch Perfect contest.
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Of 26 health systems surveyed by MedCity News, nearly half used automated tools to respond to the Covid-19 pandemic, but none of them were regulated. Even as some hospitals continued using these algorithms, experts cautioned against their use in high-stakes decisions.
The pandemic has highlighted longstanding disparities in how people access mental healthcare. But as more people and policymakers focus on mental health, will this change?
After insurers were mandated to cover at-home Covid-19 tests, more people tested at-home screenings for other conditions. As preventive tests declined significantly during the pandemic, insurers also turned to creative means to give people access.
All startups are invited to apply for our annual INVEST Pitch Perfect Contest that will take place virtually as part of our annual INVEST conference in April next year.