Health

Oscar Health halts new deals on IT platform for 18 months: Oscar hit a snag with its Health First deal and is directing focus there. Its insurtech peers face troubles, too.

The sleep digital therapy market is very much awake: We unpack ResMed’s acquisition of mementor’s sleep app and detail what’s new in the DTx market for sleep-based therapies.

We unpack why Amazon’s latest offering and new partnership with Headspace Health means for competitors like CVS Health.

New gov’t tool tracks correlation between pollution, social health factors, and patient health: We explain what the government’s new Environmental Justice Index means for community health.

Digital startups to watch this week: We spotlight funding rounds from predictive analytics platform Biofourmis, AI medical documentation company Abridge, and virtual health clinic Salvo Health.

UNC is adding new patient engagement features as healthcare consumers grow impatient with providers’ poor digital experiences.

Just 7% of US consumers who exercise expect to work out entirely at a gym or studio for the next year. By comparison, 42% plan to exercise only at home, while the rest anticipate using some combination of the two.

The deal would broaden CVS’ physician network and help it establish home care services.

On today's episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss which four companies are shaping the connected fitness space, why there's so much at stake in commanding a leadership position, and what the lifestyle brand flywheel is. Then for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank the top three most interesting acquisition possibilities in connected fitness. Join our analysts Blake Droesch and Andrew Lipsman.

We detail the opportunities for AR in remote healthcare and medical training.

Amwell scored a CVS deal, should Teladoc worry?: We examine Amwell’s virtual care partnership with CVS amid its rosy Q2 earnings and posit what both mean for competitors.

Closing Medicaid mental health gap: MedArrive and Brave Health are teaming up on a home-based behavioral health initiative targeting a severely overlooked population: Medicaid patients.