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TytoCare home diagnostics device now sold at Best Buy

Retail electronics chain Best Buy recently announced a new partnership with Israeli health tech company TytoCare to carry the company’s digital diagnostics kit. The kits will be available at Best Buy stores in California, North and South Dakota, Ohio, and Minnesota, as well as through Best...

Providers, Execs Applaud Medicare’s Primary Cares Initiative

Provider groups and healthcare executives are on board with Medicare’s new Primary Cares Initiative, which will shift primary care from fee-for-service to value-based reimbursement models starting in 2020. “Providing adequate financial support for high quality primary care must be an essential element of any strategy to...

AllyAlign Health Announces Strategic Growth Investment Funding from McKesson Ventures

AllyAlign Health, an administrator of Medicare Advantage special needs plans that benefit long-term care providers, announced today that it had closed a $10 million strategic funding round led by McKesson Ventures. Existing investors Heritage Healthcare Innovation Fund, Health Enterprise Partners, and the Ziegler LinkAge Fund...

FDA Expands Real-World Evidence Partnership with Brigham and Women’s

The FDA, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Aetion are expanding their real-world evidence (RWE) demonstration to predict the results of seven ongoing FDA drug trials. The FDA drug or treatment trials are in Phase IV, meaning the drug or treatment is being tracked over a long...

Aledade Strengthens Product, Technology and Clinical Leadership

Aledade recently announced a series of promotions in its leadership team. Co-founder Edwin Miller has moved into the role of Chief Product Officer; the company named athenahealth veteran Brady Richards as its new Chief Technology Officer; and Emily Maxson, MD, was named the company’s first...