Tag Archives: care

Zombie health care news

Although I am advancing rapidly into almost complete retirement, there are some days/weeks when I can’t refrain from pointing out some of the troubling health care news I see.  This is one such week. First, the COVID zombie news My local Star Tribune newspaper delivered this front page news: University of Minnesota, Mayo report COVID-fighting success… Read More »

Growing cyberattacks on hospitals may soon hit bottom lines, patient care: Fitch

Dive Brief: U.S. hospitals and healthcare systems have been under such relentless cyberattacks in recent months that it is beginning to be a threat to their bottom lines, according to a new report from Fitch Ratings. Fitch says the issue has become increasingly serious over the past 18 months, citing data from the firm Bitglass… Read More »

UpHealth Hits the NYSE: CEO & President on SPAC Merger Completion, Virtual Care Competition & More

Health Tech Jun 10, 2021• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Another virtual care company hits the New York Stock Exchange as UpHealth ($ UPH) emerges from the combined merger of UpHealth Holdings and Cloudbreak Health with the GigCapital2 SPAC. We’ve got UpHealth’s CEO Ramesh Balakrishnan and President Jamey Edwards here on “Listing Day” to catch… Read More »

Will Virtual Care Platforms (VCPs) Become Healthcare’s Mega-Platforms?

Seth Joseph Vince Kuraitis By VINCE KURAITIS and SETH JOSEPH Let’s start with a pop quiz. Take 15 seconds to look at the list below, asking yourself the question “What do all these have in common?” address books video cameras pagers wristwatches maps books travel games flashlights home telephones cash registers MP3 players Day timers… Read More »