Humana Foundation dedicating $7M to address social determinants of health

The philanthropic arm of Louisville, Kentucky-based insurer Humana has launched a new program focused on addressing the social determinants of health by supporting community organizations tackling...

CVS hints at future plans as planned Aetna acquisition nears completion

As its $69 billion effort to purchase insurer Aetna looks to close by Thanksgiving, retail pharmacy giant CVS Health has made early moves tipping its hand...

Minimum viable product, drug adherence apps and things entrepreneurs say that irk Lisa Suennen

In healthcare VC circles, if someone’s star has been rising lately it has been Lisa Suennen’s. The digital health and health IT investor has been featured...

Why this startup founder lived in a nursing home for 3 months

Call9 is a startup based in New York City. Its co-founder and CEO, Timothy Peck, is an emergency physician by training. While serving as chief resident in...

Report: Cancer clinical trials tech startup Driver shutters two months after launch

Launched to much fanfare two months ago, Driver – a firm whose goal was to connect cancer patients with treatments and clinical trials – is shutting...

Moderna Therapeutics seeks $500M for IPO

A company developing drugs that target the messenger RNA pathway has filed for what could be the largest-ever initial public offering for a biotech company. In an...

After lengthy process, athenahealth sold to Veritas Capital, Elliott Management for $5.7B

The drama surrounding an athenahealth buyout has at last reached a conclusion. Veritas Capital and Elliott Management will acquire the Watertown, Massachusetts health IT vendor for $5.7 billion. Through the...

Founders’ Story: VitalTrax

Zikria Syed is the CEO and co-founder of VitalTrax. He talks about why he and co-founder Todd Kueny started their business to make clinical trials more...

Aetna forced to pay $25M after denying coverage to cancer patient

Jurors ordered the payment after ruling that Aetna failed to deal in good faith in determining whether or not to cover proton beam therapy for Orrana...

PatientPop secures $25M to improve practice growth solution

PatientPop, a Santa Monica, California-based startup, has raised $25 million, which it will use to expand its go-to-market capability and innovate its practice growth platform. Leerink Transformation...

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