9/8/20

The Rock Weekly

Offering a better way to age

As COVID-19 has exposed risks (and created new fears) associated with long-term care facilities, the vast majority of Baby Boomers are hoping to age in the comfort of their home. In a call to entrepreneurs and investors, our latest piece highlights eight areas of opportunity for tech-supported aging in place innovation. Meanwhile, evidence mounts for remote disease management with Omada reporting initial findings that patients on its diabetes management program reduced their A1c and cholesterol levels. Hear directly from CEO of Omada, Sean Duffy, and many others at Rock Health Summit in just two short weeks! Check to see if you’re eligible for a discounted ticket.

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An Unprecedented Market For Aging In Place
Opportunities for entrepreneurs and investors Rock Health | (Tweet)

AI Tool Diagnoses Alzheimer's With 95% Accuracy
Subtle linguistic patterns support detection Health IT Analytics | (Tweet)

New Accelerator Launches For Pediatric Innovation
+ one for predictive diagnostics and precision treatment MobiHealthNews | (Tweet)

NYC Black And Latino Patients Less Likely To Use Telehealth
Disparities in digital access and literacy may be barriers Healthcare IT News | (Tweet)

Telehealth Claims Dipped In June
Historic utilization begins to drop off as states restart elective procedures Healthcare Dive | (Tweet)

Doctors And Nurses Take To TikTok To Fight Covid Myths
Education on the wildly popular social media platform Wired | (Tweet)

Apple, Google Make Contract-Tracing System Easier To Use
Users can opt-in to exposure notification system via alert MedCity News | (Tweet)

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