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Real-world evidence: the future is here

Use of real-world evidence (RWE) in the pharmaceutical industry is becoming increasingly common. It aids the clinical development process and provides important data for pricing discussions once medicines have been approved. With that in mind, PharmaPhorum’s Richard Staines spoke with Aetion President and Chief Science...

PipelineRx Partners with YouScript for Personalized Prescribing Capabilities

Medication management and telepharmacy company PipelineRx announced today that it has partnered with YouScript to offer powerful personalized prescribing tools on its PowerGridRx platform. YouScript is a company that offers precision prescribing analytics and clinical decision support enabling gene-based prescribing at the point of care....

UNC Health Care Launches Innovative Fully Integrated Epic Telehealth Solution

UNC Health Care has developed a fully integrated telehealth solution that enables patients to easily access providers through enhanced functionality of their patient portal. Partnering with American Well, UNC Health Care has launched the Telehealth (clinical) app into its Epic electronic health record (EHR) workflow...

New Payer-Technology Partnerships Could Be Telehealth’s Future

The healthcare industry is continually looking for novel ways to cut healthcare costs, and telehealth keeps coming up as a strategy of interest. Numerous studies have shown that implementing telehealth can help curb unnecessary doctor visits and lower costs. However, because of regulations, reimbursement, and...

Digital Health Companies Hit a New VC Funding Record in 2018

Venture funding for digital health companies around the world hit an all-time high in 2018. According to Rock Health, health startups in the U.S. won a record $8.1 billion in funding. StartUp Health’s number for investments around the world is $14.6 billion. Compare this to...

5 Best Telemedicine Apps For When You Can’t See a Doctor

Telemedicine apps are making it much easier for many people to get help from a doctor. They’re based on a simple idea: most people already have a smartphone or a personal computer, so why not use these devices to speak to a doctor online? The...

Travis Broome Discusses Aledade’s Partnership with Aetna

Aledade and Aetna are partnering to bring population health to patients and greater accountability of total cost to providers, said Travis Broome, vice president of policy at Aledade, in an interview with AJMC. Broome said one of Aledade’s core beliefs is that they want the total...

Today’s entrepreneur: Mike McSherry

Vator recently interviewed Mike McSherry, Founder and CEO of Xealth, a platform that enables clinicians to prescribe digital health tools to patients. Through the Xealth platform, clinicians can find and order digital health tools and programs for patients direct from a health system’s electronic health records...