Friday, June 17, 2022: Health IT

A new report found that tracking tool installed on some hospital websites has been gathering patients’ protected health information and sharing it with Facebook. The Meta Pixel tracker sent the data to Facebook in exchange for analytics about the ads that the...

Wednesday, June 15, 2022: Health IT

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) announced it intends to release a $50 million funding opportunity for studies showing how telemedicine can improve the health of patients with chronic diseases. The institute is specifically interested in...

Wednesday, June 15, 2022: Health IT

TheDigital Medicine Society (DiMe) – a digital health collaborative that includes Google, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Harvard-MIT Center for Regulatory Science – announced plans to launch an interactive, open-access regulatory support tool for...

Wednesday, June 8, 2022: Health IT

A group of former Blue Cross Blue Shield executives have started an $107 million investment fund focused on supporting health tech startups directed by women and entrepreneurs of color. Seae Ventures secured the funding from more than 30 investors. Approximately half...

Friday, May 27, 2022: Health IT

The Senate Finance Committee released a discussion draft outlining what telehealth flexibilities should be made permanent for mental health services. The legislation includes polices to codify audio-only mental health coverage, remove Medicare’s in-person visit...

Friday, May 27, 2022: Health IT

CVS Health launched a new virtual care solution to give consumers access to health services on demand. CVS Health Virtual Primary Care™ will help members schedule virtual appointments with their personalized care team and request remote primary care, chronic condition...