5/18/20

The Rock Weekly

All eyes on employer health

Aside from the uncertainty of when to reopen businesses, there’s the equally important question of how. While tech is far from a silver bullet, a slew of efforts aim to help bring employees back to work—from Microsoft and UnitedHealth’s screening app to Collective Health’s reentry product. Epic revealed it’s working on immunity passport technology, which remains a point of contention in its reliability and privacy. Elsewhere in the employer health world, Atul Gawande officially stepped down as CEO of Haven—but many still believe the initiative can impact healthcare in three major ways.

Headlines

Everlywell Nabs First FDA Authorization For At-Home Test
The first standalone sample collection kit granted a proper EUA TechCrunch | (Tweet)

Remote Heart Monitoring Could Be Tech's Next Big Target
Cardiac care is moving from the clinic into the home STAT | (Tweet)

App Shows Promise In Tracking New Coronavirus Cases
Researchers predicted infection likelihood with 80% accuracy The New York Times | (Tweet)

AMA Issues New Privacy Principles For Patient Data Sharing
Consumers are still reluctant to disclose health data Healthcare IT News | (Tweet)

Want To Build An Impactful Career In Digital Health?
Hear from emerging healthcare leaders—meet our 2020 fellows Rock Health Blog | (Tweet)

Why Your Shrink Wasn't Offering Virtual Therapy Until Now
Patients and therapists hope it’s here to stay The Atlantic | (Tweet)

How COVID-19 Has Streamlined Addiction Medicine
"This is how it needs to be—always” STAT | (Tweet)

Rock Health in the News

Doctor On Demand Makes A Big Medicare Push
Riding the tailwinds of lifted reimbursement restrictions Forbes | (Tweet)

A Digital Health Cohort Across the Health Continuum
A cross-sectional study of Rock Health funding data over the years Nature | (Tweet)

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