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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...

Clinical Ink Deploys eCOA Solutions for Industry’s Most Complex Assessments

Global clinical trial technology company Clinical Ink announced that it has deployed an industry-leading 500 unique eCOA scales and assessments in 82 languages. eCOA, or electronic clinical outcome assessment, instruments play a critical role in clinical trial conduct and are used in a variety of...

Health Care Transformation Task Force Expands its Executive Committee

Aledade Chief Commercial Officer and Chief Policy Officer Sean Cavanaugh is one of five people recently elected to the Executive Committee of the Health Care Transformation Task Force. The Health Care Transformation Task Force (HCTTF) is a group of leading payers, providers, purchasers, and patient advocacy...

Women’s Digital Health Startups Reap Record VC Funding on Covid Surge

After being seen as an overly risky niche for years, women-focused digital health startups are finally beginning to see significant funding come their way. According to research and investment firm Rock Health, funding for women-focused digital health startups rose 105% last year to $418 million...