2/8/21

The Rock Weekly

Digital health’s shot to support vaccine rollout

Digital health solutions are popping up left and right to support vaccine rollout and distribution. Just a few days ago, Google announced a new solution to help governments with vaccine scheduling, analytics, and even COVID-19 case forecasting; Buoy began offering vaccine education modules and workforce interest surveys to employers; and data privacy startup Skyflow got into the mix with a digital passport offering. All of this recent activity got us thinking—where is the innovation headed and which gaps remain? Check out our take on the growing space of vaccine wraparound tech.

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Oscar Health Files For IPO
The buzzy health insurance company’s long-anticipated IPO is here Axios | (Tweet)

Hims & Hers, ATA Launch Telehealth Equity Coalition
Group advocates for greater access to virtual care and telehealth policy Healthcare IT News | (Tweet)

Diabetes Players Look To 2021 As Watershed Year For Wearables Market
Dexcom and Insulet take on medtech OGs in digital diabetes management Healthcare Dive | (Tweet)

Google To Offer Heart And Respiratory Rate Measurements Using Smartphone
Starting next month, users can measure their vitals using Google Pixel cameras TechCrunch | (Tweet)

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