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#139・

THCB Reader -- Jan 18, 2022

For my health care tidbits this week, I'm bringing up one point that was raised in #THCBGang. Jeff Goldsmith and Mike Magee collectively summed up that the main role of the health care system is to reduce fear and worry, and create trust. Our conversation app…

 
#138・

THCB Reader -- Dec 19, 2021

For my health care tidbits this week, it's time to bring up the disconnect between the continual collapse of #DigitalHealth stock prices and the continued increase in private sector investment and valuation in the same sector. All of nine months ago, way way …

 
#137・

THCB Reader -- Dec 5, 2021

For my health care tidbits this week, it's time to delve into the private equity firms' buying and selling of Athenahealth. That's of course the practice management/EMR firm bought by private equity companies led by Elliot Capital Management--they of the Isra…

 
#136・

THCB Reader -- Nov 27, 2021

For my health care tidbits this week, I am going to talk drug pricing. Anyone who gets basically any health policy newsletter has seen some of the cash PhRMA has splashed trying to make it seem as though the American public is terrified of drug price controls…

 
#135・

THCB Reader -- Nov 18, 2021

For my health care tidbits this week, I know you think I spend my life beating up on allegedly non-profit hospital systems acting like hedge funds, but I've found someone who's seriously outdone me! I have often said that Ascension makes about 3 times on its …

 
#134・

THCB Reader -- Oct 31, 2021

For my health care tidbits this week, I've been thinking about patient navigation. The last 15 minutes of #THCBGang had--by coincidence--four cancer survivors & caregivers talking about their experiences. And they suck. By that I don't just mean the exper…

 
#133・

THCB Reader -- Oct 24, 2021

For my health care tidbits this week, I noticed cruising the huge exhibit floor at HLTH that we may be on our way to a tipping point in the "will Digital Health et al save us" discussion. Several very sharp investors (Hemant Taneja & Julie Yoo spring to m…

 
#132・

THCB Reader -- Oct 17, 2021

For my health care tidbits this week, it's time to talk about overpaid facility managers--or at least that's what Ian Morrison used to call hospital execs. Take this clown Clint Matthews for example. You've never heard of Reading, PA based hospital system Tow…

 
#131・

THCB Reader -- Aug 28, 2021

Policies|Techies|VCs: What’s Next For Health Care? is the conference bringing together the CEOs of the next generation of virtual & real-life care delivery, and all the permutations thereof. You can register here or learn how to sponsor.This is a big week…

 
#130・

THCB Reader -- Aug 23, 2021

Policies|Techies|VCs: What’s Next For Health Care? is the conference bringing together the CEOs of the next generation of virtual & real-life care delivery, and all the permutations thereof. You can register here or learn how to sponsor.This is a big week…

 
#129・

Poilicies|Techies|VCs - Conference EarlyBird Price Ends Today!

Policies|Techies|VCs: What’s Next For Health Care? is the conference bringing together the CEOs of the next generation of virtual & real-life care delivery, and all the permutations thereof. You can register here or learn how to sponsor.This is a big week…

 
#128・

THCB Reader -- Aug 7, 2021

Policies|Techies|VCs: What’s Next For Health Care? is the conference bringing together the CEOs of the next generation of virtual & real-life care delivery, and all the permutations thereof. You can register here or learn how to sponsor.This is a big week…

 
#127・

THCB Reader -- July 31, 2021

Policies|Techies|VCs: What’s Next For Health Care? is the conference bringing together the CEOs of the next generation of virtual & real-life care delivery, and all the permutations thereof. You can register here or learn how to sponsor.This is a big week…

 
#126・

THCB Reader -- July 24, 2021

Policies|Techies|VCs: What’s Next For Health Care? is the conference bringing together the CEOs of the next generation of virtual & real-life care delivery, and all the permutations thereof. You can register here or learn how to sponsor.This week we added…

 
#125・

THCB Reader -- July 17, 2021

Policies|Techies|VCs: What’s Next For Health Care? is the conference bringing together the CEOs of the next generation of virtual & real-life care delivery, and all the permutations thereof. You can register here or learn how to sponsor. This week we add …

 
#124・

THCB Reader -- July 17, 2021

Policies|Techies|VCs: What’s Next For Health Care? is the conference bringing together the CEOs of the next generation of virtual & real-life care delivery, and all the permutations thereof. Today we add to last week’s fantastic list of speakers with anot…

 
#123・

"Policies|Techies|VCs" Conference -- Even More Speakers Announced!

Policies|Techies|VCs: What’s Next For Health Care? is the conference bringing together the CEOs of the next generation of virtual & real-life care delivery, and all the permutations thereof. Today we add to last week's fantastic list of speakers with anot…

 
#122・

THCB Reader -- July 3, 2021

More on our new digital health conference Policies, Techies & VCs: What’s Next For Health Care.This week we added 16 MORE speakers including 2 publicly-traded digital health company CEOs! The new speakers are Ashwini Zenooz, MD (Commure), Owen Tripp (Gran…

 
#121・

"Policies|Techies|VCs" Conference -- New Speakers Announced

Last month we told you about the new online only conference in early September bringing together the CEOs of the next generation of virtual & real-life care delivery and all the permutations thereof. That's all those companies raising huge venture rounds …

 
#120・

THCB Reader -- June 26, 2021

And another note from my other life, WTF Health superstar Jess DaMassa & I are thrilled to announce a new digital health conference Policies, Techies & VCs: What’s Next For Health Care.Confirmed speakers so far include Glen Tullman–CEO, Transcarent; J…