Podcast: Is digital health in an investment bubble?

Earlier this week, we released our annual funding report, which explored the “bubbliness” of digital health amidst record dollars and tempered exits. o expand on our findings and get to the heart of what the funding environment means for the future of the sector, we spoke with ...

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Tampa healthcare tech firm is VC standout in MoneyTree report

Seventeen companies in the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater metro area drew venture capital backing in 2018, according to the new PricewaterhouseCoopers/CB Insights MoneyTree report. The single largest local deal in the fourth quarter of the year was for Aspen RxHealth, a Tampa company with an app-based intervention technology that connects pharmacists with patients to deliver clinical services. Aspen raised $9 million from Flare Capital Partners in a Series A round of funding in December.

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Iora Health Hires New Chief Medical Officer, Tyler Jung, MD

Iora Health today announced that Tyler Jung, MD, joined as Chief Medical Officer on January 7, 2019. Jung, a physician executive with more than 20 years of experience in managed care, population health, innovative care delivery, transitioning from volume to value, and leadership at the provider and plan level, joins Iora from Molina Healthcare, where he served as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Jung's expertise in clinical performance delivery will be key in furthering Iora's alignment of cost and quality.

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Behavioral health innovation two years later: Why is adoption taking so long?

As we’ve seen broadly, near-term reimbursement defines incentives and predicts behavior in the healthcare system. In 2016, we believed that by early 2019, we’d be well on our way to mainstream adoption of value-based care (VBC), and that most populations would be actively managed by ACOs or would be covered by risk-bearing health plan – provider contracts.

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