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What Happens After You Leave the ICU?

If you’ve never been hospitalized, you might think of the day a patient leaves the hospital as a singular event in their recovery: a sign that they are either fully recovered from their illness, ailment or injury, or are very close to it. But an extended stay in the hospital takes its own toll, often resulting in what…Read more...
Tags: Mental Health, Healthcare, Lifehacks, ICU, Coronavirus, Covid 19, Critical Illness


How to Cope as a 'Distance Caregiver' During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has meant dealing with challenges most people never thought they’d face: toilet paper shortages, universal homeschooling and a novel virus that has killed more than 100,000 Americans in less than three months. It has also changed the caregiving landscape dramatically. Approximately 39.8 million…Read more...
Tags: Healthcare, Lifehacks, Caregivers, Older Adults


United States: Healthcare M&A Corner – COVID-19 And M&A Transactions: Key Considerations And A Beacon Of Light - Duane Morris LLP

Normally, my posts describe and analyze specific niche aspects of an M&A deal in order to provide what I hope readers deem as helpful advice.
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Company with Monrovia lab the latest to launch at-home coronavirus test kit

A health technology company with a lab in Monrovia has received FDA authorization to market an at-home COVID-19 test kit that promises to deliver fast results. The Sure-track Test was developed by LetsGetChecked, a New York-based direct-to-consumer business that sells home-health and wellness products. The kit uses a nasal swab to collect samples and is aimed at serving people most at risk of contracting the virus. The company was granted emergency use authorization by the FDA. This allows the a...
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Tictrac secures $7.5M to expand employee wellbeing platform as WFH baloons

“Employee Wellbeing” SaaS platforms have been around for some time. Both regulation and increasing stress levels and health problems in the workplace have fed the rise of this sector of tech, and with many corporates painting long-term contracts with providers, it’s a lucrative business. Furthermore, with the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, large remote-workforces look here to stay for the foreseeable future and are likely to need these platforms more than ever. Notable players in the space include R...
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Tictrac secures $7.5M to expand employee wellbeing platform as WFH balloons

“Employee Wellbeing” SaaS platforms have been around for some time. Both regulation and increasing stress levels and health problems in the workplace have fed the rise of this sector of tech, and with many corporates painting long-term contracts with providers, it’s a lucrative business. Furthermore, with the COVID-19 pandemic ongoing, large remote-workforces look here to stay for the foreseeable future and are likely to need these platforms more than ever. Notable players in the space include R...
Tags: TC, Europe, London, Instagram, Insurance, Tech, Healthcare, Andy Murray, Nba, National Basketball Association, Prudential, Aviva, Carmelo Anthony, NBA All Star, Allianz, Martin Blinder


Africa Roundup: DHL invests in MallforAfrica, Zipline launches in US, Novastar raises $200M

Events in May offered support to the thesis that Africa can incubate tech with global application. Two startups that developed their business models on the continent — MallforAfrica and Zipline — were tapped by international interests. DHL acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce, a turn-key e-commerce company that grew out of MallforAfrica.com — a Nigerian digital-retail startup. Link Commerce offers a white-label solution for doing online-sales in emerging markets. Retailers can p...
Tags: Startups, TC, Facebook, Uber, UK, Technology, Oregon, Nigeria, Africa, US, Articles, San Francisco, Investment, Ceo, UPS, United States


Afraid to go to hospital during pandemic? Delaying your healthcare can be deadly, doctors warn

Pre-pandemic, an empty waiting room at a hospital might seen as a good thing. Fewer injuries. Less suffering. Fewer heart attacks. Fewer strokes. Fewer gunshot wounds. Fewer patients, healthier public, the logic might go. But for Dr. Jason Fisher, the medical director at Providence Holy Cross’ Department of Emergency Medicine in Mission Hills, and his staff, these days the empty chairs are a symptom of something else: Fear. Fisher ended last week absorbing a sobering toll: Over a five-day stretc...
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Shipping group donates 200,000 masks to LA city, port of LA

The city of Los Angeles received 200,000 masks this week — thanks to a major cargo shipping company that traveled through the Port of LA. CMA CGM Group, a shipping and logistics leader in the U.S., provided the masks to help support the city’s supply of personal protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic, as well the men and women at the Port of Los Angeles who keep the supply chains running. Related Articles LA County reports 50 more coronavirus deaths; ‘alarming’ ...
Tags: Asia, Business, News, California, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Port Of Los Angeles, Healthcare, North America, Eric Garcetti, Phoenix, Honeywell, LA County, Garcetti


Are You Over-Relying on Sleep or Anxiety Meds?

Even more so than usual, our lives are defined by stress right now, the results of which are a lot of anxious, sleepless nights. For many, this has meant turning to anti-anxiety medications or prescription sleep aids. In the past few months, in fact, prescriptions for anti-anxiety and sleep medications have increased …Read more...
Tags: Sleep, Insomnia, Anxiety, Healthcare, Medication, Lifehacks


The secret to trustworthy data strategy

Daniel Wu Contributor Dan Wu is a Privacy Counsel & Legal Engineer at Immuta, an automated data governance platform for analytics. He’s advocated for data ethics, inclusive urban innovation, and diversity in TechCrunch, Harvard Business Review, and FastCompany. He's helped Fortune 500 companies, governments, and startups with ethical & agile data strategies. He holds a Harvard J.D. & Ph.D. More posts by this contributor As FTC cracks down, data ethi...
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Self-Triage Solutions Hold The Keys To The Healthcare Digital Front Door

Consumers want more capabilities and better guidance from self-triage solutions. To achieve that, developers must apply specific design principles to improve consumer confidence in the advice delivered. 
Tags: Marketing, Customer Engagement, Customer Experience, Healthcare, Telemedicine, Age Of The Customer, Chatbots, Telehealth, Promoted, User eXperience (UX, Customer Experience (CX, Virtual Care, Healthcare Trends, Self-triage, Healthcare Digital Front Door


Portrait of a Cosplayer on the Front Lines

Two months ago, as the novel coronavirus pandemic flared, nurse Francis Gualta was called to help in England’s intensive care units. Except he’d never operated a ventilator before. He’d never had to wear full personal protective equipment. Now, after weeks of helping patients the best he can, and seeing some die,…Read more...
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Zipline begins US medical delivery with UAV program honed in Africa

Drones are being deployed in the fight to curb COVID-19 in the U.S. Novant Health and California based UAV delivery startup Zipline have launched distribution of personal protective gear and medical equipment in North Carolina. Novant is a non-profit healthcare provider with a network in the Southeastern United States. Through the partnership, Zipline’s drones will make 32 mile flights on two routes between Novant Health’s emergency drone fulfillment center in Kannapolis to the company’s me...
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THE INTERNET OF MEDICAL THINGS: The coronavirus is catalyzing a need for healthcare IoT in the US — here's how connectivity and technology providers are carving out their place in the market

This is a preview of the Business Insider Intelligence Internet of Medical Things premium research report. Purchase this report here. Business Insider Intelligence offers even more technology coverage with our Connectivity & Tech Briefing. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing connectivity news and analysis to your inbox. Healthcare providers have been turning to the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) to facilitate their digital transformation since before the coronavirus hit the US — bu...
Tags: US, Trends, Healthcare, Business Insider Intelligence


Scandit raises $80M as COVID-19 drives demand for contactless deliveries

Enterprise barcode scanner company Scandit has closed an $80 million Series C round, led by Silicon Valley VC firm G2VP. Atomico, GV, Kreos, NGP Capital, Salesforce Ventures and Swisscom Ventures also participated in the round — which brings its total raised to date to $123M. The Zurich-based firm offers a platform that combines computer vision and machine learning tech with barcode scanning, text recognition (OCR), object recognition and augmented reality which is designed for any camera-equ...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Mobile, Wearables, Europe, Hardware, Enterprise, Global, Tech, Smartphones, Arkansas, Healthcare, Machine Learning, Silicon Valley, Toyota, 7-eleven, North America


Australia: Inside track: Healthcare – In the media - Holding Redlich

Newsletter contains links to media releases relating to the healthcare industry.
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Race for coronavirus vaccine inspires hope — and a healthy dose of caution

The feverish race is on: More than 100 coronavirus vaccines are in development. The stock market grew giddy because eight people — eight — showed signs of antibodies that can block infection. Officials vow to deliver a safe, effective vaccine at “warp speed,” backed by some $10 billion of public and private funding. Many are optimistic that a vaccine will eventually take the bite out of COVID-19 — and hope is good right about now — but even at warp speed, vaccines take time. Sometimes decades. S...
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Are surrogate and IVF babies ‘essential’ in a pandemic?

Now is the time to examine how reproductive health in South Africa is riddled by inequities based on race and class The post Are surrogate and IVF babies ‘essential’ in a pandemic? appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Class, Opinion, Race, Fertility, South Africa, Healthcare, Ivf, Reproductive Health, Surrogacy, Openaccess, Egg Donation, Reproductive Medicine, American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM, Coronavirus, South Africa (country


Coronavirus testing: Coming to a drugstore, urgent care, living room near you

Coronavirus testing continues to trickle down to the masses. CVS is opening 14 more drive-thru sites in California where people can self-administer the nasal swab test for diagnosing active virus, even as more antibody tests — designed to detect past infections — come to consumers. The pharmacy chain promised more drive-thru sites by the end of May, aiming for 1,000 COVID-19 testing sites nationwide. Exer Urgent Care is among those offering both swab and antibody tests at its 16 sites in the Los...
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With an ex-Uber exec as its new CEO, digital mental health service Mindstrong raises $100 million

Daniel Graf has had a long career in the tech industry. From founding his own startup in the mid-2000s to working at Google, then Twitter, and finally Uber, the tech business has made him extremely wealthy. But after leaving Uber, he wasn’t necessarily interested in working at another business… At least, not until he spent an afternoon in the spring of 2019 with an old friend, General Catalyst managing director Hemant Taneja, walking in San Francisco’s South Park neighborhood and ...
Tags: Google, TC, Uber, South Park, Finance, US, San Francisco, Tech, Investment, Smartphone, Mental Health, Schizophrenia, United States, Healthcare, Catalyst, General Catalyst


India: WHO Pharma Highlights February 2020 Arnika Sharma - Singh & Associates

This segment of the newsletter focusses on sharing the recent regulatory reforms and updates on Healthcare and Pharmaceutical domain from World Health Organization (WHO).
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Hims & Hers launch Spanish language telemedicine services

Hims & Hers, the startup focused on providing access to elective treatments for things like hair loss, skin care, and erectile disfunction and online telemedicine services, is expanding its services to include a Spanish language option, the company said. After Mexico, the U.S. has the second-largest Spanish speaking population in the world, with an estimated 41 million U.S. residents speaking Spanish at home. The population also prefers to receive healthcare information and frequent facilities t...
Tags: TC, Technology, Mexico, Articles, Tech, United States, Healthcare, Telemedicine, Ro, Telehealth, Andrew Dudum, Hims Hers


England moves to opt-out organ donation model

As of today, everyone in England is an organ donor, unless they explicitly opt out, are tourists or recent immigrants, or are incapable of giving consent. Wales moved to the opt-out system in 2015, and Scotland plans to follow later this year. Correction: England, not the U.K.
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UK moves to opt-out organ donation model

As of today, everyone in the U.K. is an organ donor, unless they explicitly opt out, are tourists or recent immigrants, or are incapable of giving consent.
Tags: Post, UK, News, Healthcare, Random Act Of Kidneys


Conversa pitches its modified chat-based tool to monitor employee health in the wake of COVID-19

Conversa Health, the automated chat technology for healthcare updates, is pitching a modified version of its service specifically to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. The company’s personalized automated chat asks about employees’ potential exposure to the novel coronavirus and then asks about potential symptoms. Once employees complete the survey they are either cleared to go into work and receive a digital badge that they’ve taken the check up, or are instructed to stay home and receive some i...
Tags: TC, California, Tech, Healthcare, University Of California, UCSF, University of California San Francisco Health, Conversa, Coronavirus, Prisma Health, Conversa Health, Murray Brozinsky Conversa, Northwell Health UCSF Health UNC Health, Aaron Neinstein


Microsoft launches industry-specific cloud solutions, starting with healthcare

Microsoft today announced the launch of the Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare, an industry-specific cloud solution for healthcare providers. This is the first in what is likely going to be a set of cloud offerings that target specific verticals and extends a trend we’ve seen among large cloud providers (especially Google), who tailor specific offerings to the needs of individual industries. “More than ever, being connected is critical to create an individualized patient experience,” writes Tom M...
Tags: Google, TC, Cloud, UK, Enterprise, Microsoft, Microsoft Health, Cloud Computing, Tech, Healthcare, Computing, Cloud Infrastructure, Greg Moore, Tom McGuinness, Microsoft Cloud, Cloud for Healthcare


U.S. Census Pulse Survey Finds Small Businesses Getting Slammed

The U.S. Census has created a Small Business Pulse survey to track and measure how small businesses are faring during the COVID-19 pandemic. They released their first set of findings last week (the data was collected between April 26th and May 2nd) and, not surprisingly, they found small businesses are struggling.   As the Census chart below (click to enlarge) shows, 51% of the small businesses surveyed reported that the pandemic was having a large negative effect on their business.  Another 39%...
Tags: Sales, Healthcare, Government Policy, PPP, Small Business Economy, Payroll Protection Program PPP


70% of Indian startups will run out of money in less than 3 months

More than two-thirds of startups in India need to secure additional capital in the coming weeks to steer through the coronavirus pandemic, according to an industry report. 70% of startups in India, home to one of the world’s largest startup ecosystems, have less than three months of cash runway in the bank, and another 22% have enough to barely make it to the end of the year, according to a survey conducted by industry body Nasscom. Only 8% of startups that participated in Nasscom’s survey said ...
Tags: Startups, Apps, Asia, India, Tech, Healthcare, Venture Capital, Bank, New Delhi, Oyo, Nirmala Sitharaman, NASSCOM, Debjani Ghosh, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Covid19