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forbes.com - Leah Rosenbaum - Exclusive: Telemedicine Company Doctor On Demand Raises $75 Million To Expand During The Covid-19 Pandemic
Exclusive: Telemedicine Company Doctor On Demand Raises $75 Million To Expand During The Covid-19 Pandemic
Forbes

Although many industries have suffered during the Covid-19 pandemic, telemedicine is one sector that isn't slowing down. The demand for virtual doctor's appointments has been growing as lockdowns in many states have forced brick-and-mortar doctor's…

newswire.com - swyMed Telemedicine Solutions Now Include FirstNet
swyMed Telemedicine Solutions Now Include FirstNet
Rostin Ventures Company Newsroom

LEXINGTON, Mass., July 8, 2020 (Newswire.com) - swyMed, a provider of industry-leading telemedicine and connectivity solutions, announced today the general availability of its telemedicine software suite and DOT backpack as an embedded solution…

businessinsider.com - Blake Dodge - VCs just poured $5.4 billion into startups forging the future of healthcare. Here are the 11 top digital health startups that took home the most cash.
VCs just poured $5.4 billion into startups forging the future of healthcare. Here are the 11 top digital health startups that took home the most cash.
Business Insider

Verana Health Vernana collects massive amounts of data from medical associations like the American Academy of Ophthalmology so that researchers and life science groups can analyze it. One product gives physicians a list of patients best suited for…

techstartups.com - Video telemedicine provider Doctor On Demand lands $75M Series D funding to expand comprehensive virtual care
Video telemedicine provider Doctor On Demand lands $75M Series D funding to expand comprehensive virtual care
Tech Startups

Nickie Louise Posted On July 8, 2020 Before the coronavirus pandemic, the trends show some increased interest in use of telemedicine and telehealth services by healthcare providers around the country. In the first half of 2020, healthcare providers…

forbes.com - Amy Feldman - Digital Pharmacy Truepill Raises $25 Million To Expand Telehealth Offerings As Revenue Could Reach $200 Million This Year
Digital Pharmacy Truepill Raises $25 Million To Expand Telehealth Offerings As Revenue Could Reach $200 Million This Year
Forbes

Since they started Truepill in 2016, Umar Afridi and Sid Viswanathan have been preaching the benefits of telemedicine. With the coronavirus pandemic, the shift toward what that might look like, and the role that their tech-enabled pharmacy might…

modernhealthcare.com - Some states cement COVID-19 telehealth expansions
Some states cement COVID-19 telehealth expansions
Modern Healthcare

Some states that expanded telehealth access and coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic are moving to make those changes permanent. Colorado Gov. Jared Polis signed a bill on Monday that expands telehealth access by barring insurers from requiring…

fortune.com - Sy Mukherjee - COVID-19 transformed telehealth. Now it needs to transform other diseases
COVID-19 transformed telehealth. Now it needs to transform other diseases
Fortune

The coronavirus pandemic has already transformed the telemedicine industry. The question is: What happens to telehealth once COVID is under control? COVID-19 disrupted research and clinical trials for rare disease patients. It's kept those with…

wfsb.com - WFSB Staff - THE LATEST: Hospitalizations, deaths increase slightly
THE LATEST: Hospitalizations, deaths increase slightly
WFSB

Coronavirus is impacting the entire country, including Connecticut. Below is a breakdown of developments as they happen: As of Tuesday, Gov. Ned Lamont said hospitalizations were at 88. Cases totaled 47,108. Deaths were at 4,343 since the start of…

abcnews.go.com - Meredith Deliso - States moving to reinforce reproductive rights amid the pandemic, new report finds
States moving to reinforce reproductive rights amid the pandemic, new report finds
ABC News

During the first half of the year, 44 states and the District of Columbia introduced nearly 550 bills that protect reproductive health access, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report. The National Institute for…

crunchbase.com - Christine Hall - Dr. Phil's Doctor On Demand Raises $75M To Grow
Dr. Phil's Doctor On Demand Raises $75M To Grow
Crunchbase

Virtual care provider Doctor On Demand secured $75 million in a Series D round of funding Wednesday, led by General Atlantic and undisclosed existing investors. Subscribe to the Crunchbase Daily The San Francisco-based company provides on-demand…

wired.com - Nicholas Thompson - Kai-Fu Lee Gives AI a B-Minus Grade in the Covid-19 Fight
Kai-Fu Lee Gives AI a B-Minus Grade in the Covid-19 Fight
WIRED

This past week, as part of the Aspen Ideas Festival, I spoke with Kai-Fu Lee, the president and chair of Sinovation Ventures and a pioneer in artificial intelligence. We discussed his recent argument that AI has been of limited use in the response…

businessinsider.com - Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer - Walgreens invests in VillageMD to build up to 700 primary care offices
Walgreens invests in VillageMD to build up to 700 primary care offices
Business Insider

Walgreens is betting big that it can use its retail pharmacy to help people go to the doctor. On Wednesday, the retail pharmacy giant said it plans to open 500 to 700 primary care locations in partnership with startup VillageMD. As part of the…

crunchbase.com - Christine Hall - A Better Pharmacy Experience: Truepill's $25M Series B Will Boost B2B Model
A Better Pharmacy Experience: Truepill's $25M Series B Will Boost B2B Model
Crunchbase

Truepill raised its largest investment to date, a $25 million Series B that will enable the 4-year-old company to continue expanding its pharmacy fulfillment business. Subscribe to the Crunchbase Daily Truepill works with health plans…

wusa9.com - TOM MURPHY (AP Health Writer) - Walgreens to add up to 700 in-store clinics with primary care doctors
Walgreens to add up to 700 in-store clinics with primary care doctors
wusa9.com

Walgreens expects to bring these in-store primary care clinics to hundreds of stores in 30 markets over the next five years. Author: TOM MURPHY (AP Health Writer) Published: 9:08 AM EDT July 8, 2020 Walgreens will squeeze primary care clinics into…

suntimes.com - Tom Murphy | AP - Walgreens to open primary care clinics inside its drugstores
Walgreens to open primary care clinics inside its drugstores
Chicago Sun-Times

Walgreens will squeeze primary care clinics into as many as 700 of its U.S. stores over the next few years in a major expansion of the care it offers customers. The drugstore chain said Wednesday that it will partner with VillageMD to set up…

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