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McKesson Ventures Team Volunteers at Local Food Bank

[caption id="attachment_52495" align="alignright" width="500"] The McKesson Ventures team worked with 45 other volunteers to separate rice into 1-pound bags.[/caption] McKesson Ventures recently completed a team volunteer afternoon at the San Francisco-Marin Food Bank. The group worked with 45 other volunteers to break down pallets of rice...

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McKesson Ventures’ Carrie Hurwitz Williams Recognized as GCV Rising Star

McKesson Ventures Principal Carrie Hurwitz Williams has been honored as one of 10 Global Corporate Venturing Rising Stars. Williams joined McKesson Ventures in 2017, bringing with her more than 15 years of experience in health care from several vantage points within the industry. She was attracted...

Matternet Raises Strategic Investment from McKesson Ventures

Matternet, a company focused on providing drone delivery for medical applications, announced a strategic investment from McKesson Ventures. McKesson Ventures joins Matternet’s current investors, Boeing, Sony, and Mercedes-Benz, along with a growing list of strategic partners including UPS and Swiss Post. Matternet has created a new...

Aetion-HealthVerity partnership: More data sources, faster evidence generation

Aetion and HealthVerity have announced a new partnership to streamline and accelerate access to HealthVerity’s expansive and diverse data sources and data preparation services for research on the Aetion Evidence Platform. Combining HealthVerity’s real-world data sources with Aetion’s real-world evidence platform will dramatically speed time to...

Healthgrades Acquires Evariant

Healthgrades, a resource that connects consumers, physicians, and health systems, today announced it has acquired healthcare consumer and physician engagement company Evariant. With the combination of these two companies, Healthgrades says it will offer the most comprehensive end-to-end engagement platform in the health care industry. Terms...

Dr. Davin Lundquist Joins Augmedix as Chief Medical Officer

Medical note automation platform creator Augmedix has announced that Dr. Davin Lundquist will be joining the company as its chief medical officer. In his new role, Dr. Lundquist will drive rapid technological innovation across Augmedix’s product development teams while maintaining clinical excellence and tight alignment...

Digital therapeutics company SidekickHealth inks partnership with Bayer

Nordic company SidekickHealth announced that it has entered a strategic partnership with Bayer to provide a digital medication management and lifestyle change platform to patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD), a condition that is estimated to affect more than 236 million people globally. Sidekick, founded by...