November 15, 2021 I Issue #135
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Digital Health in the News
Teladoc partners to offer virtual-first health plan
The plan, built with Trustmark Health Benefits, is centered on Teladoc’s primary care offering, recently made available to payers. MobiHealth News
Can David Feinberg fix Cerner? The new CEO of an electronic health record giant faces fresh threats
The EHR software business is at a crossroads. Casey Ross breaks down the strategic options for Cerner. STAT News
Oak Street Health stock drops on DOJ investigation
In its earnings statement, the company disclosed that it received a civil investigative demand from the Department of Justice. Specifically, the agency was looking for information on Oak Street’s relationships with third-party marketing agents and transportation services. MedCity News
GE to spin off healthcare unit in early 2023
The industrial giant plans to retain a stake of almost 20% in GE Healthcare. MobiHealth News
This Week in The Big Unlock Podcast
In this podcast, B.J. Moore, EVP and CIO of Providence Health discusses the organizational structure at Providence to drive transformation and how he draws on his 27 years of experience at Microsoft to drive change.
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.
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Today in Health IT podcast with Paddy Padmanabhan at the CHIME Fall Forum 21
In this podcast, Paddy Padmanabhan discusses the state of digital health and how it will play out in healthcare with host Bill Russell. Podcast Recording
Digital Transformation in Healthcare: Reimagine Patient Journeys Through Whole-Person Care
In this webinar, Paddy Padmanabhan and Craig Thomas of Sanitas USA, discuss how the pandemic has amplified the need to accelerate the transformation of provider organizations, the barriers that hamper providers from achieving success, and more. View the session recording here. Session recording
Chart of the week
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
What do frontline caregivers want from digitized 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
Is healthcare too hard for Big Tech firms?
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
Healthcare Digital Transformation – How Consumerism, Technology, And Pandemic Are Accelerating the Future
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
Teladoc acquired Livongo to recreate healthcare. A rushed union, a wave of senior exits, and sky-high expectations are testing the $14 billion bet.
Teladoc and Livongo merged to create a new kind of healthcare. But their progress has been hamstrung by a culture clash and more than 100 departures. Business Insider
The unexpected health impacts of wearable tech
We didn’t realize how much doctors would be seeing of our health data. The Verge
Digital Health Funding, M&A
Health tech firm Color pockets $100M to build out healthcare services in post-pandemic market
Color picked up $100 million in a series E financing to accelerate the expansion of accessible and equitable public health infrastructure, company executives announced. Fierce Healthcare
Sirona Medical Secures $40M in Series B Funding to Accelerate Adoption of its Cloud-Native Radiology Operating System
Sirona Medical, a software company founded on a deep understanding of both the practice and business of radiology, announced $40 million in Series B financing, bringing the total capital raised to more than $60 million. PR Newswire
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