Tag Archives: Health

Inside Vida Health’s $110M Series D & Big Push into Digital Mental Health

By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH It’s another mega-round for a digital health chronic condition management startup, as Vida Health closes its $ 110M Series D – AND adds a pair of big-name insurers to their cap table. Vida’s Founder & CEO, Stephanie Tilenius, gets into the good news about the funding round, which was led… Read More »

A secret for my $40,000 health care bills

On Twitter @jpegjoshua recently posted about a staggering health care bill for going to the hospital for a life-threatening condition and then receiving an outrageous statement, which reminded me of a similar story that I had. I also received a bill for nearly $ 40,000 but luckily managed to have it cleared through an unmentioned… Read More »

Hospitals and health systems post-pandemic, and how to prepare for future outbreaks

It’s been more than a year since the World Health Organization officially declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic. According to a McKinsey report, an estimated 25% of outpatient services could move to telemedicine, which is among the necessary changes that could mean preparation and prevention for future health epidemics and pandemics, said Dr. Muhammad Ali… Read More »

Probiotic benefits: Three things to make that are amazing for your health, says Dr Mosley

Probiotics are made up of good bacteria that helps keep your body healthy and working well. This good bacterium helps a person in many ways, including fighting off bad bacteria when you have too much of it, helping one to feel better and improving digestion. Probiotics are part of a larger picture concerning bacteria and… Read More »

Journalists Document True Toll of Covid on Health Care’s Front-Line Force

Senior KHN correspondent Christina Jewett spoke on Thursday with NPR’s “Morning Edition” and the PBS NewsHour about the yearlong project, “Lost on the Frontline,” in which KHN and The Guardian counted and profiled health care workers who have died of covid-19. Midwest correspondent Lauren Weber joined WAMU’s “1A” to discuss vaccination rates on April 2.… Read More »

How Grocery and Retail Companies Are Delivering Health and Healthcare

The Wall Street Journal featured the grocery chain Kroger in an article yesterday titled, COVID-19 Vaccinations, Tests Give Boost to Kroger’s Health Ambitions. “With 2,250 pharmacies and 220 clinics largely in the Midwest and the southern U.S., Kroger is the fourth-largest pharmacy operator by script count,” the Journal noted, adding details about Walmart, CVS Health,… Read More »

Weekly Roundup for MARCH 5, 2021: Recent Publications in Women’s Mental Health

Postpartum depression and infant development up to 24 months: A nationwide population-based study. Lubotzky-Gete S, Ornoy A, Grotto I, Calderon-Margalit R.  J Affect Disord. 2021 Feb 20;285:136-143.  From Israel, PPD was associated with about 1.5 times increased odds of delays in personal-social skills, including reacting to voices (OR=1.43, 95% CI: 1.22-1.67) and pointing to selected… Read More »