Strategy

‘Sweat tech’ is on the rise, with 39% of Australians turning to digital platforms, apps and at-home fitness technology in the last year

39% of Australians used digital platforms to exercise during the national lockdown last year, according to a new study by Deakin University. Experts believe the increase in the use of digital platforms will continue, as Australians invest further in wearable fitness tech, at-home fitness equipment, and apps. “It’s likely that […]
‘Sweat tech’ is on the rise, with 39% of Australians turning to digital platforms, apps and at-home fitness technology in the last year
News

What’s next for Walgreens

Hello, Today in healthcare news: What Wall Street thinks of Walgreens’ CEO pick, how companies like Amazon and Apple want to keep tabs on your health at home, and the 11 top healthcare investments from SoftBank. Walgreens hired Starbucks COO Roz Brewer to be its next CEO. Wall Street analysts […]
What’s next for Walgreens
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Moderna’s manufacturing test

Hello, On Tuesday, the UK officially started administering COVID-19 vaccines outside of a clinical trial — beginning with 90-year-old Margaret Keenan. In the meantime, here in the US, we’re poring over documents released today by the Food and Drug Administration about Pfizer and BioNTech’s vaccine. Also today in healthcare news: […]
Moderna’s manufacturing test
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We just got a better look at Walmart’s growing healthcare ambitions

Welcome to Dispensed Daily, your daily dose of healthcare news from Business Insider’s healthcare editor Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Hello, We’ve made it to the start of another work week. Hope everyone’s found some time to take off this summer […]
We just got a better look at Walmart’s growing healthcare ambitions
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Dispensed: A big week for digital health IPOs, what happens when a $2.1 million drug can’t get to the kids who need it, and what a top health-tech VC is looking to invest in

Hello, Welcome to Dispensed, Business Insider’s weekly newsletter bringing you all the stories that kept our healthcare team busy this week. While Erin Brodwin’s been out celebrating her wedding, the rest of us have been staying busy holding down the fort! Congrats, Erin!! Are you new to our newsletter? You […]
Dispensed: A big week for digital health IPOs, what happens when a $2.1 million drug can’t get to the kids who need it, and what a top health-tech VC is looking to invest in
Tech

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: MEDITECH taps Arcadia to strengthen EHR offering — VA awards 1Vision $260 million telehealth deal — UnitedHealthcare, Dexcom tackle diabetes management

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me at: […]
DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: MEDITECH taps Arcadia to strengthen EHR offering  —  VA awards 1Vision $260 million telehealth deal  —  UnitedHealthcare, Dexcom tackle diabetes management
Tech

Former Google exec Vic Gundotra had a ‘painful’ two-year process working with the FDA — and other startups should pay attention

AliveCor makes a portable EKG reader – the kind of electric heart monitoring that’s standard in hospitals – and it’s been FDA-cleared. Former Google executive and current AliveCor CEO Vic Gundotra explains what he learned during a ‘painful’ two-year FDA clearance process. Vic Gundotra embarked on his health tech startup […]
Former Google exec Vic Gundotra had a ‘painful’ two-year process working with the FDA  —  and other startups should pay attention
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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Stanford uses AI to diagnose pneumonia — OIG plans to audit telehealth payments —  Roche acquires lab analytics software firm

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me […]
DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Stanford uses AI to diagnose pneumonia  —  OIG plans to audit telehealth payments  —  Roche acquires lab analytics software firm