9/14/20

The Rock Weekly

Hackers’ latest target: virtual care

By one measure, there has been as much as a 4000% year-over-year boost in telehealth utilization. Despite this, obstacles remain on the path to virtual care's emergence as a central pillar of the care delivery system. Providers have expressed concerns about quality of care and patients are unsettled by data privacy issues—and for good reason: cyberattacks on telehealth companies have surged.

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Continuous Remote Care: Enabling Lifestyle Interventions That Last
Virta Health is pushing the boundaries of virtual care for chronic illnesses Rock Health | (Tweet)<

Black Patients More Likely To Use Telehealth Because Of Pandemic
Different demographics may explain contrast to last week's study Healthcare IT News | (Tweet)

Boehringer Ingelheim, Click Therapeutics Ink $500M+ Deal
The two companies are taking aim at schizophrenia MobiHealthNews | (Tweet)

Magellan Health and Livongo To Co-Market Behavioral Health Services
Livongo extends their reach with new product partnership HIT Consultant | (Tweet)

JPM Healthcare Conference Will Go Virtual In January
The industry's yearly "see and be seen" event overhauls its 2021 format San Francisco Business Times | (Tweet)

Peloton Posts First Ever Profit As Pandemic Speeds Sales
Future growth tactics include expanded offerings and lower prices Wall Street Journal | (Tweet)

AmWell IPO And Google Deal: Five Key Takeaways To Know
Growth has skyrocketed in the short term but significant risks remain HIT Consultant | (Tweet)

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