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Humana, Accolade integrate offerings for employers, plan members

Health insurance company Humana is teaming up with health consumer experience firm Accolade to “better provide a differentiated healthcare and benefits experience for consumers,” the companies say. The companies intend to partner in order to offer a well-rounded service package that includes Humana’s provider networks, and...

Physera’s telehealth MSK therapy platform raises $8M

Physera, an app-based platform for musculoskeletal exercises and remote consultations with physical therapists, has raised $8 million in a Series A round led by BlueCross Blueshield Venture Partners. The company has now raised a total of $10 million. Other funders, either in this round or previously,...

Microsoft and Kyruus Form Strategic Partnership to Empower Healthcare Systems

Microsoft has been looking to widen its already substantial footprint in the healthcare space. Recently it has done so by forming a strategic partnership with patient access technology innovator Kyruus. Kyruus’s ProviderMatch solution, which is now used at more than 500 hospitals across the U.S.,...

2019 PBMI Excellence Award Winners

The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, a provider of research and education on drug cost management, recently awarded eight organizations for their exceptional contributions across the pharmacy management continuum. These organizations have created highly effective programs in the areas of care management strategies, cost containment, opioid...

House Subcommittee Takes Dim View of Healthcare Consolidation

The House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust subcommittee recently discussed hospital and health system consolidation and its effect on the general population. The vast majority of the discussion was critical of mergers among hospitals and other healthcare companies. Although the public is often told that consolidation will...

Constellation ShortList™ Virtual Care Platforms

Virtual healthcare technology has become the standard for healthcare because it enables better and more effective care. The most notable benefit of virtual care to patients is its convenience; rather than having to travel to and from a hospital or clinic to get or give...