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Alula Creates DTC Marketplace for Cancer Patients

Alula, McKesson’s first digital cancer treatment marketplace partner, opened up its DTC marketplace in April. The purpose? Make it easier for cancer patients to find and purchase the products they need at any given stage of their treatment. Liya Shuster-Bier was a caregiver when her mother...

Augmedix to Report 2021 First Quarter Financial Results on May 13, 2021

Augmedix, a leading provider of remote medical documentation and live clinical support, has announced that it will report financial results for the first quarter 2021 on Thursday, May 13, 2021, after market close. Company management will host a corresponding conference call at 1:30 p.m. PT...

Michelle Snyder Brings a Creative Spirit to Marketing and Investing

Michelle Snyder is McKesson Ventures’ newest partner, having joined the firm in late 2020. But Snyder is a digital health veteran and she’s seen innovation in the industry from every angle, from marketing to mentoring to investing. In a recent StartUp Health Fireside Chat, Snyder...

Pharmapacks Announces Expansion and Reformation of Board of Directors and Advisors

Pharmapacks, an eCommerce enablement platform and retail seller for brands across major eCommerce marketplaces, announced that it has a new Board of Directors and Advisors, effective January 2021. The announcement follows Pharmapacks’ partnership with and strategic investment from The Carlyle Group in November of 2020. The...

Covid-19 serves as catalyst for effort to diversity clinical trial enrollment

McKesson Ventures Vice President and Partner Carrie Williams was a speaker on a panel at MedCity’s INVEST conference, April 22, 2021. She and the other panelists, Allison Kalloo, founder and president of Clinical Ambassador; Doug Langa, executive vice president of North America operations and president...

Accolade to Acquire PlushCare

Accolade announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire PlushCare, a leading provider of virtual primary care and mental health treatment. Together, the two companies intend to provide more seamless consumer access to care for acute, chronic, and preventative health needs, whether delivered...

Aledade Announces Carbon Neutrality, Additional Sustainability Efforts

On Earth Day 2021, Aledade announced three key sustainability commitments the company is making in an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and support a healthier environment. First among them, Aledade announced that, effective immediately, the company is carbon-neutral and will ensure the offset of...

How Top Health Systems are Scaling COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling with Kyruus

Kyruus Chief Technology Officer Chris Gervais recently wrote on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) blog about how Kyruus has been able to help health systems scale COVID-19 vaccination scheduling thanks to Kyruus and AWS technology. Knowing they needed a way to handle the increasing demand for...