Why the telehealth boom may be here to stay

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Today in healthcare news: Walmart’s big healthcare plans in Florida, why the telehealth boom is here to stay, and how to make sense of President Donald Trump’s executive orders.

I’m your host of today’s Dispensed Daily, Andrew Dunn, the healthcare team’s pharma and biotech reporter.

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The Walmart Health team in Loganville, Georgia. Walmart

Walmart is moving past its experimental phase in healthcare and plotting a massive expansion into Florida as the retail giant looks to take on the $US3.6 trillion industry

Read the full story from Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer here>>

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6 reasons why the telehealth boom is here to stay, according to the CEO of $US16 billion Teladoc

Read the full story from Blake Dodge here>>

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President Donald Trump signs an executive order for border security and immigration enforcement improvements, Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017, at the Homeland Security Department in Washington. Associated Press/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

$US200 billion in short-term aid, but no checks for individuals or small-business help: 3 Wall Street analysts lay out exactly what you need to know about Trump’s coronavirus orders

Read the full story from Kimberly Leonard here>>

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I’m wondering about the future of trendy changes in healthcare. Telehealth, coronavirus vaccines, a massive boom in biotech fundraising – how permanent do you think this new environment will be? Let me know your thoughts: [email protected].

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