November 08, 2021 I Issue #134
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Digital Health in the News
Retailers like CVS and Walmart were seen as the big competitive threats to traditional healthcare providers. Their progress has been mixed. STAT News
Five CIOs, a COO and a CMIO chart a course for the complex demands of data exchange and discuss the technologies and strategies they plan to focus on in the next five years. Healthcare IT News
CVS recently launched a virtual primary care plan through a partnership with Teladoc, and is redesigning its stores to offer a broader array of health services. In an earnings call, CEO Karen Lynch said the company is starting to get traction with its new insurance plan designs. MedCity News
The Biden administration will extend Medicare reimbursement to physicians for certain telehealth services through the end of 2023. Fierce Healthcare
This Week in The Big Unlock Podcast
Jason Considine, Chief Business Development Officer at Experian Health, discusses the critical role of data in digital healthcare systems.
In this 100th episode of the podcast, Unity Stoakes, Co-founder and President of StartUp Health discusses about their life-long mission to improve people’s health and well-being worldwide and how the healthcare landscape has witnessed significant changes over the last ten years.
Amit Phadnis, Chief Digital Officer of GE Healthcare reflects on how a geographical transition and a change in domain from IT networking to healthcare has worked out for him and shares his learnings from this shift.
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Damo Thought Leadership and Media Mentions
Cerner creates new division to sell data, research services for clinical trials
The unlocking of patient data from EHR systems is the next frontier in digital health innovation. Paddy Padmanabhan shares his thoughts on Cerner’s new data-as-a-service offering in this piece. Modern Healthcare
This article explores the impact and effects of digital transformation on frontline caregivers and what they want from digitized healthcare to make a difference in their lives as caregivers. Article
With Google Health and Apple both reported to be, respectively, closing down and scaling back their healthcare efforts, it’s worth asking just how disruptive consumer technology companies can be in this hugely complex and fragmented industry. Blog
The book by Paddy Padmanabhan that provides actionable insights on developing enterprise digital roadmaps and implementing digital health solutions at every touchpoint in a consumer’s journey. Book
Other Stuff We're Reading
Most telehealth users praise virtual care, but they’re split between using the service or visiting their provider in-person going forward. Morning Consult
While experts predict that virtual care is here to stay, the emergency legal provisions that allowed its emergence are beginning to expire. Now we must figure out how to keep telehealth before time runs out. Modern Healthcare
Digital Health Funding, M&A
The company plans to put the new funds towards building out its platform. MobiHealth News
Jefferson Health said the deal with Temple University Health System will springboard its push toward value-based care, while Temple Health said it plans to use its new funds for future strategic investments. Fierce Healthcare
Digital infrastructure startup Medallion raised $30 million from investors including UnitedHealth Group’s venture arm and key figures from Cityblock, Oscar Health and Roivant Sciences, the company announced. Modern Healthcare
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