Humana, Aspen RxHealth collaborating to offer app connecting patients with pharmacists

Humana is teaming up with digital health startup Aspen RxHealth to offer Medicare Advantage patients an app that connects them with pharmacists for clinical services, including medication therapy management.

Aspen RxHealth, based in Tampa, Florida, launched a year ago and developed a platform that digitally connects licensed, vetted pharmacists with health plan members in need of pharmacological consultations.

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Blood Money….
May 28, 2019Blog

Blood Money….

Not sure if it was the penultimate episode of “Game of Thrones” or recent press coverage of Ambrosia LLC, which was marketing, and subsequently reprimanded by the FDA, “longevity” blood plasma transfusions for $8,000 that caused me to look more closely at the blood supply industry. And what a strange set of dynamics at work – a product with a relatively short shelf life, largely dependent on donors, and one that appears to have terrific gross margins.

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Patterns in capital concentration among digital health startups

We've reported record levels of funding for digital health in four of the past five years. Q1 2019 shows signs that funding is leveling off compared to 2018's record-smashing $8.1B total. Here we take a deeper look at patterns in capital concentration in digital health. We line up our analysis with insights from Michael Greeley, our good friend who explored the trend towards capital concentration in VC overall in his recent blog post.

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