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Digital Innovation & the First Mover Advantage for Health Systems

“It’s no secret that healthcare has long lagged other industries when it comes to the adoption of digital technology,” wrote Kyruus CEO Graham Gardner in a recent essay. However, he warned, “healthcare industry trends—particularly the rise of consumerism—are driving a clear urgency around digital competence.” Hospitals...

Telehealth Faces Legal Obstacles Before It Can Take Off

Recent proposed government expansion of telehealth services is facing obstacles ranging from how to license doctors performing telehealth to how to pay for the services. Telehealth has generally been offered to rural patients so they don’t have to travel long distances to see their provider in...

Ochsner brings new healthcare experience to Louisiana with virtual visits

Louisiana-based Ochsner Health System is now offering its patients a virtual visit platform for urgent care visits. The system, called Ochsner Anywhere Care, is powered by a partnership with American Well. It gives consumers the ability to connect with board-certified primary care providers for secure,...

Oncology Analytics Raises $21M, Moves Headquarters to Atlanta

Oncology Analytics, a digital health startup that provides an evidence-based, analytics-focused approach to utilization management for oncology, announced today that it had raised $21 million in a Series B funding round. Led by Oak HC/FT, the round also included funding from McKesson Ventures, Blue Cross...