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Wearables Focus on Tracking Your Health

In a post on Multiple Sclerosis News Today, blogger Ed Tobias wrote, “I never thought I’d want a wearable internet device until I got an Apple Watch for my birthday.” Among its benefits are apps that track the laps he swims, the steps he takes,...

Evariant Awarded the 2018 Top Workplaces Honor by The Hartford Courant

Connecticut-based Evariant recently announced that it was awarded a 2018 Top Workplaces honor by The Hartford Courant. The Top Workplaces list is based solely on feedback from employees gathered through a third-party survey administered by research partner Energage, LLC. “Great people and culture are Evariant’s most...

Augmedix Bangladesh plans to create 2000 jobs by 2021

McKesson Ventures portfolio company Augmedix provides a technology-enabled documentation service for health systems and doctors using Google Glass and remote scribes to take notes during doctor visits, has announced that it plans to create thousands of new jobs in Bangladesh. Augmedix Bangladesh recently announced its goal...

AMA, AHIP, and Others Oppose Upside-Only ACO Changes for MSSP

The news of proposed changes to accountable care organizations’ financial risk has gotten people all over the healthcare field in the U.S. involved in the discussion. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services has recently come out with a proposal to limit the amount of...

The Last Company You Would Expect Is Reinventing Health Benefits

It’s hard to think of a business less likely to transform healthcare than America’s most hated company, Comcast. But they are, and in doing so, their healthcare costs have stayed nearly flat—increasing by about 1 percent a year versus 3 percent per year, the national...

The evolution of the healthcare CRM

Healthcare marketing has changed quite a bit over the last decade. Patients are now called “consumers,” and they’re more informed than ever. They also expect highly personalized care. Because of this, healthcare marketing departments need to evolve, too. Enter the healthcare customer relationship management (HCRM) platform....

New report shares details about the digital therapeutics industry

A new market report has been released about the state of the global digital therapeutics industry. The report, released by Deep Research Reports, profiles 10 companies, including McKesson Ventures portfolio company Propeller Health. The report, “Global Digital Therapeutics Industry: 2018 Market Report,” contains research on major...