Reflecting on lessons learned from the pandemic, healthcare leaders pointed to the lack of coordination and glaring health disparities that hampered the U.S. pandemic response. Going forward, they hope to see future change in the healthcare system.
What You Should Know: – Conversa Health raises an additional $8M, expanding its Series B round to $20M for its automated virtual care platform, totaling $34M in funding to date. – The Series B round, first announced at $12 million in June, was co-led by… Read More »Conversa Health Expands Series B to $20M with Additional $8M in Funding
A subsidiary of Northwell Health is partnering with Whole Foods Market to offer its New York-based employees access to seven primary care locations. The supermarket chain’s employees will not be subject to a deductible or co-pay.
What You Should Know: – Northwell Health announced that its Northwell Direct unit, which works with large employers, will be offering Conversa HealthCheck to screen employees, customers, students, and visitors. – HealthCheck is a quick, chat-based electronic screening for symptoms and signs of exposure to… Read More »Northwell Health Offers COVID-19 Screening Chat for NY Schools and Employers
After sharing early data from a study of its wearables’ ability to detect Covid-19 early, Fitbit plans to launch a prospective study with Northwell Health to see if its algorithm can detect illness before symptoms appear.
One of the largest health care providers in New York — and the state’s largest private employer — is leaning on a home-based care initiative to help get itself and its patients through the COVID-19 crisis. Northwell Health is a nonprofit, integrated health care network… Read More »New York’s Largest Private Employer Launches Home-Based Care Program