7/20/20

The Rock Weekly

The digital health IPO window is back open

The nation’s largest insurer has entered the digital diabetes management scene. As the industry sways between build versus buy, UnitedHealth Group debuted its home-grown type 2 diabetes platform. Meanwhile, online health insurance marketplace GoHealth made its public market debut to the tune of $914M. Eight other digital health companies went public in the last 14 months—we put digital health's IPO market under the microscope and updated our list of startups who may be headed toward the exit. Read more here.

The future of healthcare innovation depends on diverse leadership. Today, alongside Dr. Ivor Horn, we’re launching an initiative to support that future—starting with a national survey to provide a baseline of diversity in the sector. If you’re a Manager or above at a US digital health startup, please take the survey!

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Amazon Is Piloting Healthcare Clinics Near Its Warehouses
And what ever happened with Haven? TechCrunch | (Tweet)

Patients Aren't Being Told About The AI Advising Their Care
Doctors emphasize that they, not the AI, make the decisions STAT | (Tweet)

Walgreens Has A New, Non-Prescription Delivery Partner
DoorDash will deliver select health and wellness items MedCity News | (Tweet)

What's Holding Up The US Coronavirus Response?
Two words: fax machines The New York Times | (Tweet)

This Algorithm Doesn't Replace Doctors—It Makes Them Better
“Collaboration is the only way forward” WIRED | (Tweet)

UNC, Google To Launch Mental Health App For Frontline Workers
The free tool helps them connect to needed resources FierceHealthcare | (Tweet)

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