Come on in–the water’s fine!

While some healthcare providers are doubling down on value-based initiatives, others are reporting slowdowns in value-based care (VBC) investment. With competing narratives, it has become increasingly challenging to make heads or tails of the choppy VBC waters. Providers, payers, and life sciences firms alike are left scratching their heads, hunting high and low for a clearer path to risk-based contracts—wondering what is my best next step, and can I go it alone? In response, Rock Health Consulting has created a pocket guide to help stakeholders swim successfully in the risk pool and leverage digital tools to truly deliver outcomes-based care. Read on to find out how to select your ideal VBC approach, find your stroke and stride, and stay afloat.


Apple Could Launch Health Insurance In 2024
Is a potential insurance play a step away from Apple’s historical stance on data privacy? Forbes

Insurer To Cover Some Prescription Digital Therapies
Highmark will cover FDA-approved prescription DTx STAT

Abortion Pill Startups Face Challenges Raising Cash—Even Post-Roe
Turning to crowdfunding amidst fundraising struggles Bloomberg

46% Of Americans Mix Telehealth And In-Person Care
A joint survey of 2,700 Americans finds hybrid models of care separating from the pack PYMNTS

GSK Will Pay Tempus $70M To Expand Access to Patient Data Library
GSK to use patient data for clinical trial design, matching, and enrollment Fierce Biotech

Calm Announces Clinical Mental Health Offering
Building on Ripple Health Group acquisition, Calm moves into mental health condition management MobiHealthNews

Recent Funding

  • Tempus hauls in $275M to tackle drug discovery, clinical trials, and diagnostics using AI
  • Subjectwell scores $35M to expand clinical trial recruitment and engagement solution
  • Eyenuk finds $26M for its AI-based automated diabetic retinopathy screening tool
  • Inbound Health closes on $20M to help providers launch and manage at-home care services
  • EngagedMD secures $11M to develop its fertility-focused patient engagement solutions
  • Limber Health, a digital solution suite for MSK care, pulls in $11M
  • Telemedicine-based virtual abortion care provider Hey Jane inks $6.1M
  • Cofertility, an egg-freezing, donation, and fertility startup, locks in $5M
  • Substance use disorder treatment marketplace Kyros grabs $2.4M