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Advantages of moving to a virtual hybrid model

In a recent episode of the Virtual Care Paradigm, McKesson Ventures Partner Michelle Snyder discussed how a virtual-first approach to healthcare could become the new norm. Snyder started off by discussing the growing interest in investing in primary care. “I remember about 15 years ago when...

Accolade, Inc. (ACCD) Q1 2022 Earnings Call

On July 8, 2021, Accolade made its Q1 2022 (quarter ended May 31, 2021) earnings call. The call began with Accolade CEO Rajeev Singh, who began by sharing some of the latest news. The company is one month past the close of the PlushCare acquisition and...

Hims & Hers Expands Mental Health Offerings to Include Individual Online Therapy

McKesson Ventures portfolio company Hims & Hers recently announced that it has expanded its mental health offerings to include individual online therapy. Built to complement the platform’s existing services including access to online psychiatry and free, educational support group sessions, the new individualized therapy offering...

Health Tech Faves & Investment Trends from Innovation Insiders

McKesson Ventures Partner Michelle Snyder was one of the speakers at a recent HLTH webinar on investment trends in the health tech field. The webinar, held June 24, 2021, also featured Keith Figloli, general partner at LVRHealth; and Anne Wellington, managing director at Cedars-Sinai. Health tech...

Rehumanizing Doctor-Patient Relationships with Manny Krakaris, CEO, Augmedix

In a recent episode of the Cowen Insights podcast, Cowen’s healthcare technology analyst, Charles Rhyee, spoke with Augmedix CEO Manny Krakaris. They discussed the administrative burden of medical note documentation on providers today and how Augmedix’s offerings can increase productivity and prevent physician burnout. Augmedix provides...

Covid and Big Tech are pushing Augmented Reality into modern healthcare

There is an Augmented Reality revolution happening in healthcare. You can see it at places like Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool, England, where a pediatric heart surgeon recently used a pair of Microsoft HoloLens 2 smart glasses to transmit the view of the patient’s...

Drive to end cancer could pioneer diagnostic technology

GRAIL, the developer of multi-cancer early detection test Galleri, is building on its earlier commercial partnership with the UK’s National Health Service. That partnership aims to confirm Galleri’s clinical and economic performance in the UK healthcare system, which is one step toward regular use by...

HumanFirst joins the FDA, HHS and more than 20 organizations and leading health companies to launch the Digital Health Measurement Collaborative Community (DATAcc)

More than 20 organizations and companies, including McKesson Ventures portfolio companies Aetion, Evidation Health, and Xealth, have joined together with other members of the Digital Medicine Society (DiMe) to create the Digital Health Measurement Collaborative Community (DATAcc), an effort to develop best practices and streamline...