Digital Transformation

Broadening clinician access to the health histories of patients’ parents and grandparents would help ward off or better treat numerous chronic illnesses common to middle-aged adults in the U.S.

As healthcare offices closed during the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth surged. Now that states are reopening, the tide is starting to ebb, according to a recent report from Trilliant.

CVS Health has updated its ExtraCare Rewards loyalty program for the first time in 20 years. 

 

In an effort to bridge divides in access to telehealth services, the American Medical Association has approved a new policy aimed at helping underserved communities and populations.

 

The vast majority of healthcare executives say digital transformation across their organizations is accelerating, according to a recent survey of 399 executives from six countries.

Mayo Clinic Health System is permanently closing five locations in Minnesota and Iowa. 

 

The American Medical Association has launched a new initiative aimed at re-envisioning virtual care and ensuring that healthcare stakeholders understand its full potential.

 

E-commerce giant Amazon has enabled an online price comparison tool for customers to find and compare the expected price of their medication.

Walmart is advancing its healthcare capabilities with the acquisition of telehealth provider MeMD.

Health insurance giant Cigna has teamed up with technology-first health insurance provider Oscar Health to offer a new small business health plan in Connecticut.

In healthcare, it is likely that an increased demand for telehealth will remain, meaning providers will need to continue ramping up their capabilities and personalizing this care.

 

Amazon is launching its healthcare business, Amazon Care, across the U.S., expanding its telehealth services beyond its own employees.

   
   
   
   
   
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