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Anthem, K Health team up on personalized primary care tool for members

Jul 23, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The deal comes with an investment of "tens of millions of dollars" from Anthem to K...
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Pharma Deploys Small Army Of Advocates To Fight Against The Budget Deal That Reportedly Contains Pricing Reforms

Jul 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
It isn’t clear yet what kind of policies Congress is considering that could hurt the pharmaceutical industry’s bottom line, but it has been reported that the reforms could cost the industry $115 billion. In other pharmaceutical news: the CVS-Aetna merger, hep C treatment and prisoners, biotech, and President Donald Trump's drug pricing...
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An overview of APAC’s healthtech landscape – the first half of 2019

Jul 20, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Much has happened in the healthtech landscape in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region in the first half of 2019 – according to Galen Growth Asia’s latest report for that period, APAC healthtech funding hit $2.5B across 140 deals. In this article, MobiHealth News looks at the healthtech landscape in APAC for the first half of 2019 across three broad areas: healthtech accelerators, notable funding rounds of healthtech startups/companies and government-funded healthtech projects/collaborations....
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Deals, program launches headline digital health payer news during Q2 2019

Jul 20, 2019 jonah.comstock@himssmedia.com (MobiHealthNews), Mobile Health News
News from CMS, UnitedHealthGroup, Livongo and...
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Dealing With The Loneliness Epidemic: ‘Tea With Strangers’ Group Is Latest Experiment To Bring People Together

Jul 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
To fight isolation, a health problem that a former surgeon general said can be as debilitating as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, several groups are working to create in-person connections. A group started by one former lonely heart in San Francisco invites strangers to talk over tea and has caught on in more than a dozen other cities. Public health news also focuses on: higher rates of memory loss reported among LGBTQ Americans; winners and fairness issues; sleep-tracking devices; drugs that...
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Puerto Rico faces tougher scrutiny over federal Medicaid funding

Jul 18, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday called for heightened scrutiny of Puerto Rico's Medicaid program as the bankrupt territory seeks increased federal healthcare funding while it deals with repercussions from a government corruption scandal....
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UnitedHealth’s Optum To Take Over California Health System’s Non-Clinical Operations

Jul 18, 2019 , Forbes
The deal will allow Optum to take on John Muir Health’s key administrative functions including information technology, revenue cycle management and analytics of a healthcare system that boasts a network of more than 1,000 physicians and two large hospitals east of San...
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Curaleaf expands to Midwest with Grassroots acquisition as more states legalize recreational pot

Jul 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Curaleaf Executive Chairman Boris Jordan said the deal fills out Curaleaf's U.S. footprint, adding the next frontier is...
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Negotiations About Overhaul Of VA Health System Stand In Way Of Debt-Limit Deal

Jul 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) wrote a letter to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin requesting $22 billion over two years to cover the cost of a revamp of the VA health-care program signed into law last year. She said that the funding for the program should be in addition to the equal increases she is seeking for nonmilitary and military funding. Lawmakers are trying to get an overall deal done before the House leaves for August recess....
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UnitedHealth's Optum strikes deal with Bay Area hospital in bid to keep it independent

Jul 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Optum's new partnership with John Muir Health aims at helping the small Northern California hospital operator become more...
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Why social media should be treated as a conversation

Jul 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
How do you know if your social media messages offer sufficient value to your audience? Here’s why you should always try to start a conversation with your online followers. Social media is an integral part of any digital marketer’s toolbox. Without it, your organization risks going unseen or unheard, far from ideal in a world […] The post Why social media should be treated as a conversation appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Amazon Primed: 'Vesta' Project Ramped Up, NHS and Alexa Deal, 'Just Eats' Next Target For Acquisition?

Jul 15, 2019 , Forbes
Amazon Primed is the short version of 'What Did Amazon Do This Week' - a subscription newsletter service that covers everything Amazon does every...
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Target previews Deal Days savings

Jul 12, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Target unveiled some of the savings available for its Deal Days, which is a two-day mega-sales event running the same time as Amazon Prime Day. Read More...
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Mental health issues in Hong Kong surging amid tumultuous protests, experts say

Jul 10, 2019 , Reuters
Stress and trauma over the political turmoil surrounding Hong Kong's extradition bill has created an unprecedented mental health problem that the city is not equipped to deal with, medical professionals say....
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A View From Inside Cigna's $67 Billion Acquisition Of Express Scripts

Jul 09, 2019 , Forbes
Cigna recently closed one of the largest acquisitions when its deal with Express Scripts closed in late 2018. One of the executives tasked with overseeing the integration has been Express Scripts CTO Phil Finucane. He describes the steps his counterparts and he undertook to achieve...
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AdhereHealth deploys 'Papa Pals' to seniors, Providence St. Joseph Health adopts Microsoft's tech and more digital health deals

Jul 09, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: Varian's Noona app comes to Tennessee Oncology; DiA Imaging Analysis and Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas team up on unified...
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Infographic: Focus on advance care planning

Jul 09, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Health care providers play a crucial role when patients are considering their options. Remember the three P’s of advance directives: partner, plan, protect. Those represent the ways your health care organization can support patients dealing with a terminal illness and fulfill their desired framework for handling it. The following infographic from Emmi Solutions offers insight […] The post Infographic: Focus on advance care planning appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Health Tip: Dealing With a Stomach Virus

Jul 09, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Health Tip: Dealing With a Stomach VirusCategory: Health NewsCreated: 7/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/8/2019 12:00:00...
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U.S. judge strikes down Trump administration rule requiring drug prices in TV ads

Jul 09, 2019 , Reuters
A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising....
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12 digital health mergers and acquisitions from Q2 2019, plus 5 IPOs

Jul 06, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
While most of the financials remain undisclosed, the quarter included a number of interesting deals involving Apple, Best Buy, UnitedHealth Group, and...
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