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startribune.com - Patrick Kennedy - UnitedHealth, Peloton join to meet at-home fitness trends during pandemic
UnitedHealth, Peloton join to meet at-home fitness trends during pandemic
Star Tribune

Starting in September, people with UnitedHealthcare insurance will be able to access Peloton's multidisciplinary classes for one year as part of their benefits. The move is in part because of a shift from fitness clubs to at-home exercise, the…

nytimes.com - Lauren Hirsch - Delays, More Masks and Mandatory Shots: Virus Surge Disrupts Office-Return Plans
Delays, More Masks and Mandatory Shots: Virus Surge Disrupts Office-Return Plans
The New York Times

Several hospital systems that previously held off making vaccines mandatory for health care workers are now willing to do so. Google employees in California who have returned to the office on a voluntary basis are again wearing masks indoors.

travelpulse.com - Amadeus Integrates IBM's COVID-19 Digital Health Pass Into Verification Technology
Amadeus Integrates IBM's COVID-19 Digital Health Pass Into Verification Technology
TravelPulse

Amadeus, one of the world's top 10 travel technology companies, today announced that it's partnering with IBM to help the travel sector meet one of its biggest challenges of the post-pandemic era—verifying travelers' COVID-19 health…

inc.com - Amrita Khalid - 3 Predictions for the Future of Healthcare Innovation From a Hospital CEO
3 Predictions for the Future of Healthcare Innovation From a Hospital CEO
Inc.com

Northwell Health president and CEO Michael Dowling has seen many advances in healthcare over the course of his nearly two-decade tenure. But nothing compares to what he learned in 2020. Dowling steered the New York State's largest health system…

forbes.com - William A. Haseltine - Humanizing Healthcare: A Model For Consumer-Based Care
Humanizing Healthcare: A Model For Consumer-Based Care
Forbes

Picture a healthcare system where the human approach takes precedence. One where physicians constantly act in the best interest of the consumer and empower their clients to take charge of their own health needs. Where merging electronic health…

healio.com - Connectivity, digital tools becoming the 'sixth vital sign' in health care
Connectivity, digital tools becoming the 'sixth vital sign' in health care
Healio

Disclosures: Klonoff reports he is a consultant for EOFlow, Fractyl, Lifecare, Novo Nordisk, Roche Diagnostics, Samsung and Thirdwayv. Receive an email when new articles are posted on Please provide your email address to receive an email when new…

ft.com - Madhumita Murgia and Max Harlow in London - NHS shares English hospital data with dozens of companies
NHS shares English hospital data with dozens of companies
Financial Times

More than 40 companies, ranging from the world's largest management consultancies and pharmaceutical groups to a data company co-founded by a member of the Sackler family, have received years of detailed medical records from English hospitals, a…

nytimes.com - Sarah Firshein - Help! I'm Traveling to Europe. All the Requirements Are a Dizzying Mess.
Help! I'm Traveling to Europe. All the Requirements Are a Dizzying Mess.
The New York Times

I know that vaccinated Americans are not required to quarantine when visiting France, but are they required to take a Covid test — either going there or returning home? And although I updated my Clear app to show that I have been vaccinated…

medcitynews.com - StartUPDATES: New developments from healthcare startups
StartUPDATES: New developments from healthcare startups
MedCity News

New benefit flexibilities combined with the healthcare industry's rapid digital evolution puts Medicare Advantage plans in an exciting position to create meaningful rewards and incentives programs that empower members to take action. In a recent…

healthcareitnews.com - Australian PM says COVID-19 vaccine certificates coming to Apple Wallets
Australian PM says COVID-19 vaccine certificates coming to Apple Wallets
Healthcare IT News

Australia's COVID-19 vaccine certificates will soon be available on Apple Wallets. In Wednesday's press conference, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he expects the country's vaccine certificates to come into the wallet app 'this month'. He also…

siliconcanals.com - Vishal Singh - Eurazeo secures €1.6B to support leading European tech companies: Know more here
Eurazeo secures €1.6B to support leading European tech companies: Know more here
Silicon Canals

Paris-based Eurazeo is a private equity and VC firm that invests the necessary funds required in SMEs to realise their growth potential. In a recent development, the VC firm announced that it has exceeded initial targets for its growth strategy…

businessinsider.com - Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer - Insider's top healthcare stories for the week ending July 23
Insider's top healthcare stories for the week ending July 23
Business Insider

Welcome to Insider Healthcare. I'm Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer, and this week in healthcare news: A CB Insights report shed light on the newest unicorns and top corporate investor so far this year ; We took a closer look at some of the new approaches…

medcitynews.com - Elise Reuter - Happify rolls out digital therapeutic for anxiety, depression under temporary FDA guidance
Happify rolls out digital therapeutic for anxiety, depression under temporary FDA guidance
MedCity News

After the Food and Drug Administration loosened guidelines last year for digital health products treating some behavioral health conditions, startup Happify Health is making an app-based treatment for anxiety and depression available to patients.

technologyreview.com - Chris Stokel-Walker - Is the UK's pingdemic good or bad? Yes.
Is the UK's pingdemic good or bad? Yes.
MIT Technology Review

But that's exactly how it's supposed to work, says Imogen Parker, policy director for the Ada Lovelace Institute, which studies AI and data policies. In fact, even with so many notifications being sent, there are still many infections that the…

financialexpress.com - FE Online - NDHM national rollout: NHA invites comments on consultation paper on Unified Health Interface
NDHM national rollout: NHA invites comments on consultation paper on Unified Health Interface
The Financial Express

The National Health Authority (NHA) on Friday released a consultation paper on the Unified Health Interface (UHI). UHI is intended to be an open, interoperable platform to connect all digital health solutions. The consultation paper provides an…

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