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Everything you always wanted to know about the Health Care system. But were afraid to ask.

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Everything you always wanted to know about the Health Care system. But were afraid to ask.

    THCB Gang Episode 11: Heath Plans, Phycisian Burnout, Spikes in COVID19

    THCB Gang Episode 11: Heath Plans, Phycisian Burnout, Spikes in COVID19

    Joining me were three regulars, patient safety expert Michael Millenson, writer Kim Bellard, health futurist Ian Morrison, and two new guests: digital health investment banker Steven Wardell and MD turned physician leadership coach Maggi Cary! The conversation was heavy on telemedicine and value based care, and their impact on the stock-market, the economy and the health care system–all in a week when we went over 100,000 deaths from COVID-19.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 125 | Amwell, Mindstrong, Big Sky Health, Medwing

    Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 125 | Amwell, Mindstrong, Big Sky Health, Medwing

    Today on Health in 2 Point 00, we have more than $300 million in deals to cover! On Episode 125, Jess asks Matthew about Amwell raising $194 million although they haven't gone public (yet), Mindstrong getting $100 million and a new CEO from Uber in another big raise for their mental health app, Big Sky Health landing $8 million for its intermittent fasting, meditation and alcohol consumption apps, Tava Health raising $3 million to expand its teletherapy program, and German startup Medwing getting $30 million to address Europe’s shortage of healthcare workers.

    • 7 min
    THCB Gang Episode 10: Telehealth's Permanency, Hospitals Losing Revenue, and the Patient Experience

    THCB Gang Episode 10: Telehealth's Permanency, Hospitals Losing Revenue, and the Patient Experience

    Joining me today were regulars: writer Kim Bellard, tech policy expert Vince Kuraitis, patient advocate Grace Cordovano, radiologist Saurabh Jha, employer consultant Brian Klepper, consumer health privacy expert Deven McGraw, and a new guest, former ONC consumer head Lygeia Riccardi, now at startup Carium! We had a great discussion about patient experience, whether telehealth is really the permanent new normal, hospitals losing money & whether the US can do testing and contact tracing. The video is below.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 124 | Omada Health, Meru, Noom, and Alike

    Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 124 | Omada Health, Meru, Noom, and Alike

    Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess asks Matthew about Omada Health raising $57 million and then spending $30 million acquiring Physera, Holmusk raising $21.5 million, digital mental health company Meru raising $8.1 million, Noom partnering with LifeScan for digital diabetes care and Alike raising $5 million.

    • 6 min
    THCB Gang Episode 9: Medicare Expansion Programs and If Innovation in Health Care Sustainable in the Future

    THCB Gang Episode 9: Medicare Expansion Programs and If Innovation in Health Care Sustainable in the Future

    Joining me were health “IT” girl Jessica DaMassa, health futurist Ian Morrison, health economist Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, patient safety expert Michael Millenson, and MD & hospital system exec Rajesh Aggarwal. The conversation looked at the likelihod of big picture change, Medicare Advantage expansion, whether the move to remote care is real and sustainable, and at one point got us to war with China

    • 1 hr
    Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 123 | Haven Health, Wellth, Vynca, Nanit and many more

    Health in 2 Point 00, Episode 123 | Haven Health, Wellth, Vynca, Nanit and many more

    Today on Health in 2 Point 00, Jess and Matthew cover all the big comings and goings of digital health. But first, what happened with Atul Gawande departing Haven Health as CEO? Moving to a whopping 7 deals in this episode, Jess asks Matthew about Wellth raising $10 million in an A round using behavioral economics to drive medication adherence; Vynca, an end-of-life startup, raising $10.3 million, Carbon Health getting a $26 million add-on investment expanding its telehealth offerings, Nanit raising $21 million for its machine learning baby monitor, Stellar Health raising $10 million in an A round to improve physician incentives to address gaps in care, Lucid Lane raising $4 million in seed funding for its substance use disorder program, and Limbix raising $9 million for its digital therapeutic for teens with depression.

    • 7 min

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