My Weekly Health Tech Newsletter:

 
 

Previous Newsletters:

7/22 - 7/28:
7/15 - 7/21: Medtronic invests in Revo, Centivo and K Health raise $$$, overview of mental health startups. Link.
7/8 - 7/14: Cerner buys stake in Lumeris, Xealth pilots with Amazon, higi raises funding. Link.
7/1 - 7/7: Rock Health digital funding report; impacts of employer based insurance. Link.
6/24 - 6/30: Amazon acquires Pillpack; WelbeHealth raises $$$, have value based payment models had impact? Link.
6/17 - 6/23: Humana & Walgreens pilot senior health hubs; Atul Gawande is ABJ CEO. Link.
6/10 - 6/16: naviHealth is sold; turning pilots into broader innovation; AI hype cycle. Link.
6/3 - 6/9: Paladina sells; SDoH landscape report; ML approaches. Link.
5/27 - 6/2: Modern Fertility + Propeller raise $$$; Bessemer launches AI / ML fund; Medicaid in MN data. Link.
5/20 - 5/26: Aspire Medical purchase; Honor, Heal, Iora, OM1 & Cipher raise $$$. Link.
5/13 - 5/19: Qventus raises $$$; overview of direct contracting arrangements. Link.
5/6 - 5/12: Solv, Akili, Hint, Wellist raise $$$, overview of Medicare startups, how PCPs can take risk. Link.
4/29 - 5/5: Suki raises $15m, 98point6 launches. Link.
4/22 - 4/28: digital health adoption, the future of hospitals, DronDemand raises $74m. Link.
4/15 - 4/21: Omada on pricing, Parsley raises $10m, Bright posts solid MLR. Link.
4/8 - 4/14: Aetion, Livongo, & Somatus raise $$$; history of Optum buying providers. Link.
4/1 - 4/7: Walmart eyeing Pillpack, BCBS launches digital marketplace, HBR on virtual care. Link.
3/25 - 3/31: Walmart eyeing Humana, Oscar raises $165m, Canvas raises $3m. Link.
3/18 - 3/24: Data analytics enabling bundles, overview of blockchain. Link.
3/11 - 3/17: Intermountain launches Alluceo, future of life sciences, big data in healthcare. Link.
3/4 - 3/10: Cigna acquires Express Scripts, Patrick Conway podcast, a review of digital therapeutics. Link.
2/25 - 3/3: Collective raises $110m, Oscar publishes its strategy, WSJ on future of hospitals. Link.
2/18 - 2/24: Bind raises $60m, UHG launches bundled payments business, gatekeepers to practicing medicine. Link.
2/11 - 2/17: Flatiron & Twine acquired; Oscar raising $$$, Medicaid patients don't use free Lyft. Link.
2/4 - 2/10: Jamie Dimon apologizes, Virta publishes results, digital therapeutics report. Link.
1/28 - 2/3: Amazon is coming!!! Medicare Advantage enrollment up, implementing SDoH programs. Link.
1/21 - 1/27: Apple's PHR, healthcares upstream cost conundrum, wellness programs don't work. Link.
1/14 - 1/20: Optum targeting 75 MSAs, more 2018 predictions, study questions whether remote monitoring works. Link.
1/6 - 1/12: Practice Fusion sells for $100m, diabetes partnerships galore, 2018 predictions, JPMorgan! Link.

2017
12/31 - 1/5: Mercy & Go Health JV, Cityblock raises $$$, Fitbit invests in Sano, Clover Health screws up. Link.
12/24 - 12/30: Flare Capital year in review, MA risk adjustment formula changing. Link.
12/17 - 12/23: Aledade raises $$$, ChenMed grows in 2018, Tenet as bill collector. Link.
12/10 - 12/16: BCBS MN re-organizing under new brand, Centene faces regulatory issues, Oscar's telehealth approach. Link.
12/3 - 12/9: So many deals! CVS / Aetna, UHG / Davita, Advocate / Aurora, Dignity / CHI, ER pricing. Link.
11/26 - 12/2: Optum Ventures officially launches, the rise of payer / provider partnerships. Link.
11/19 - 11/25: Billing for ambulance services,  the state of in-home care, first responder innovation. Link.
11/12 - 11/18: Collective Medical raises a big round, Forward in LA now, Centene's exchange strategy. Link.
11/5 - 11/11: Open enrollment results thus far, future of hospitals, VisitPay raises $15m, report on digital health apps. Link
10/30 - 11/4: Debating Harvey (integrative Telehealth), an explainer on PBMs, SDoH tying to quality/cost outcomes. Link.
10/23 - 10/29: CVS buying Aetna?, Oscar entering MA, provider plans have higher quality in MA. Link.
10/16 - 10/22: My debate on Forward, Intermountain changing for future, 'computational care'. Link.
10/9 - 10/15: My thoughts on primary care economics, Aledade's growth, IOCP reducing complex chronic costs. Link.
10/2 - 10/9: Medicaid primary care startup, churn in subscription biz, MA bid process overview. Link.
9/24 - 10/1: 'Slow medicine', Amino's price transparency tool, YCombinator's startup advice. Link.
9/17 - 9/23: Effectiveness of smartphone apps treating depression, Telehealth in Medicare Advantage, etc. Link
9/10 - 9/16: Link
9/3 - 9/9: Link
8/28 - 9/2: Link
8/21 - 8/27: Link
8/14 - 8/20: Link
8/7 - 8/13: Link
7/31 - 8/6: Link
7/24 - 7/30: Link
7/17 - 7/23: Link
7/10 - 7/16: Link