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Health #48 - 🚗 Uber for mental health?

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The latest news and information about innovations in healthcare!

Welcome back to Health Digest! This is the 48th iteration of this newsletter. I hope you enjoy this quick in-look into the crazy world of healthcare.
Welcome to the 26 new Digest readers who have joined us since last edition!
As always, we’ll follow a 5️⃣ - 1️⃣ - 1️⃣ format. Reach out with any comments, questions, or feedback. You can find me @dan_cimaglia.

5️⃣ articles
Therapy apps are the Ubers of mental health — they promise to disrupt a broken system, but instead they shortchange therapists and offer patients
Banner | Aetna partners with Virta Health on diabetes reversal
Here’s a Twitter thread I wrote on Virta Health - such an incredible company, with even more incredible success…
Dan Cimaglia
A small part of my job @try_headway allows me to dig into companies. Some really stand out to me, and I'm going to start writing about them!

One of those is @virtahealth...

Virta is trying to solve the US' diabetes epidemic - which affects a mind-blowing 100 million Americans:
Thirty Madison to merge with Nurx, expanding virtual specialty care services
Amazon expanding healthcare service to 20 more cities, lands Silicon Labs, Whole Foods Market as customers
RPM 101: What Is Remote Patient Monitoring, Its Benefits, and Uses?
1️⃣ podcast
How to Fix the Hot Mess of U.S. Healthcare
1️⃣ quote
It’s too early to tell how disruptive apps like BetterHelp and Talkspace will be in the mental health industry, but if the history of other Silicon Valley tech companies is any guide, then many people — workers and patients — could get hurt along the way.
P.E. Moskowitz, Insider, (first article linked above)
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