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October 19, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 10/17

Retailers making big healthcare moves - Walgreens announces a new strategy & VillageMD & CareCentrix deals, Best Buy buys Current Health, and Walmart partners with Transcarent

October 13, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 9/26

Devoted reportedly raises a massive round, UniteUs acquired NowPow, the OIG looks at MA risk adjustment overpayments, & more!

October 13, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 10/10

Optum acquires SSMs revenue cycle mgmt business, CVS doubles down on its primary care strategy, & more!

October 12, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 10/3

A debate heats up over Medicare Advantage, Direct Contracting, and primary care innovation; a market map of the women's health space, & more!

September 20, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 9/19

Lots of massive funding rounds (Commure raised $500m, Spring Health raised $190m, Tia raised $100m) & lots more

September 17, 2021

HTN: Weekly Health Tech Reads 7/25

Carbon's big fundraised, partnerships from UHG and Anthem, home health worker supply challenges, and more!

September 13, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 9/5

Genome Medical acquired Gene Matters, lots of big funding rounds (Cityblock $400m, Whoop $200m, quip $100m, Alma $50m, Solv $45m & more)

September 13, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 8/29

A number of acquisitions - Headspace & Ginger, Unified Women's Healthcare & Women's Health USA, K Health & Trust, Alight & Consumer Medical, Connect America & 100Plus, Carbon & urgent care clinics

September 13, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 9/12

Sanford gets $350 million for a virtual care center, CareMax's investor day, data on telehealth visits, & more

August 23, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 8/8

Home care startup Honor acquires Home Instead, TruePill powers the Optum Store, Welsh Carson launches a new fund for value-based care, and more!

August 23, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 8/1

Telehealth moves (Amwell acquires Silvercloud & Conversa, Ro launches mental health offering, Teladoc moving toward risk-based models), an overview of CMM, & more

August 23, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 8/15

Earnings season in full swing (Oscar, Clover, Cano, Oak all reported), Vera partners with COPC, LabCorp gets into digital health, & more!

August 23, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 8/22

Google Health shutting down, an overview of Carbon Health's strategy, HCA and General Catalyst partner, & more!

July 22, 2021

HTN: Weekly Health Tech Reads 7/18

UHG posts Q2 earnings,"rest stop" telehealth visits explained, & more!

July 14, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 7/4

Contessa acquired, Ro makes another acquisition, BCBS NC launches a new venture, Main Street Health launches & more

July 14, 2021

HTN: Weekly Health Tech Reads 7/11

Bright, Cano, and Caremax all gobble up South Florida PCP practices, One Medical / Iora’s S-4 filed, Dollar General gets into healthcare & more

June 28, 2021

HTN Weekly Health Tech Reads 6/27

Pear gets SPAC'd, Health Catalyst acquires Twistle, twelve funding announcements, Health Tech Nerds launches, and more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 1/31

Lots of funding rounds: Equality Health, Sidecar, Lyra, Dario & more; a handful of acquisitions: Doc.ai, Discovery Health Partners, Docent Health, & Upright Health; and lots more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 2/14

A couple more SPACs (ShareCare and Sema4), lots of funding rounds (ZocDoc, RapidSOS, Modern Health, Alma, Sitka & more), confusion around the Geographic Direct Contracting model & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 3/28

Over $1.2 billion in startup funding announced this week & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 4/25

Accolade acquires PlushCare, Oscar formally launches the +Oscar platform, Tiger leads a $133 million investment in Virta, & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 5/23

Lots of interesting news this week - Bright & Lifestance file S-1s to go public, Ro acquires Modern Fertility, Babylon acquires a California medical group, and more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 1/3

A relatively quiet holiday week - Tenet is shifting its focus away from hospitals, CMMI Director defends Geographic Direct Contracting, and more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 1/10

A heartbreaking read on how the healthcare system failed JaMarcus Crews, plus a whole bunch of big business news: Optum acquired Change, Centene acquired Magellan, Haven shuts down, & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 1/24

Signify Health files an IPO, K Health and Aledade raise $100m+ rounds, UHG earnings, an early look at 2021 Medicare Advantage enrollment numbers, & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 2/7

This is a long one: Oscar's S-1; SPAC news (Clover, 23andMe, Talkspace); lots of VC funding rounds; another insane read on hospital billing, and lots more!!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 2/21

Lots of really good opinion pieces this week on Walmart's strategy, a "headless EMR", the state of value based care, and costs / transparency / navigation; oh and also another SPAC!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 2/28

Two interesting acquisitions this week - Optum / Landmark and Cigna / MDLive; Oscar's roadshow; a look at Comcast's position in healthcare & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 3/7

Lots of public markets activity between Alignment's S-1, Anthem's investor day, Clover earnings, and Oscar and InnovAge's IPOs; Rock Health's digital health adoption report; & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 3/14

Some big funding rounds this week: Forward, Cedar, Health Recovery Solutions, 100Plus; a look at Optum's provider acquisition strategy; and a couple reads on maternity care

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 3/21

agilon health's S-1; a lot of employer innovation news (Grand Rounds / Doctor on Demand, Transcarent, and Amazon); and other stuff

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 4/11

Lots of news for the past few weeks: Bright & VillageMD preparing for IPOs; Cityblock, Crossover, and Rightway raised $100m+; good reads on pharma, the passion economy, dialysis, and more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 4/18

Daunte Wright & some healthcare news

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 5/2

Humana buys remainder of Kindred; Earnings season (Humana, Teladoc, & Molina); Capsule raises $300 million; some interesting perspectives on primary care payment models & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 5/9

Walmart gets into telehealth, lots of funding this week (Collective, Vida, Oura, Headway, Groups, Vim & more), and a lot more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 5/16

A bunch of earnings calls this week (One Medical, Oscar, Oak Street, etc), Cedar acquired Ooda, & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 5/30

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 6/6

Babylon Health's SPAC, VC market maps of the women's health and pediatrics startup landscapes, and more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 6/20

Jonathan Bush launches Zus Health, Cano Health makes an acquisition, RIP Medical Debt eliminates $278m of patient bills, and more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 1/17

Talkspace gets its SPAC, Optum is acquiring Atrius Health, Accolade acquired 2nd.MD, a reflection on CMMIs first decade, & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 12/20

Another SPAC, some direct contracting news, lots of funding announcements, some good reads on the future of value-based care, Sutter getting slammed on 60 minutes, & lots more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 10/18

Q3 earnings season begins; 98point6 raises $118 million; a good podcast on VillageMD & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 11/8

CMS posts Direct Contracting Entities, a quiet week of healthcare news, & a lot of job postings

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 11/15

SPACs - Cano Health is acquired & a scathing report on Multiplan, Oak Street is excited about Direct Contracting, AmWell might buy Omada, & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 10/25

Lots of interesting fundraising rounds; some good deep dives on price transparency, Surescripts, and Clover's tech; job postings over on Slack; & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 11/1

Intermountain & Sanford merge, interesting tidbits from Q3 earnings calls, lots of funding rounds, Verma rips CMMI, & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 11/22

Another week another SPAC (Butterfly Network this time), Amazon steps into pharmacy, lots of funding rounds, some interesting interviews & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 11/29

Obligatory weekly SPAC news, some regulatory changes (Stark laws loosened & a boost for hospital at home models), a good read on senior care models implementing telehealth & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 12/6

UHGs investor day was a tour de force, Olive continues its tear with funding & an acquisition, Everlywell & Virta also raise big rounds, & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 12/13

Collective Medical acquired for ~$650m, over $730 million in funding announced this week across 14 deals, HBR article suggests expanding ICHRA, a Mercer survey on employer priorities, & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 8/9

The Teladoc / Livongo merger edition plus other things

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 8/16

The virtual primary care race is on as One Medical Now launches, Livongo again states its interest, & Eden raises $25 million for its virtual / physical model; a new CMS model for rural care; & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 9/6

More on Teladoc / Livongo, Walmart + Oak Street partner, California is close to allowing NPs to practice on their own & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 10/11

Clover goes public via SPAC, Walmart entering brokerage business in a big way, Humana's state of value based care initiatives, lots of funding rounds & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 8/2

Oscar's expansion; Ro raises a big round; a bunch of Q2 earnings reports; a read on dual eligibles; & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 8/30

"Welcome back from vacation Kevin now get back to work here are the AmWell & GoodRx S-1s to read " and some other stuff

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads - 9/13

A look under the hood at hospital finances; GRAIL files its S-1; a bunch of fundraising: Grand Rounds, Truepill, Ready, Sana, Decent, etc: a guide for providers implementing telehealth; & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 9/20

A RAND Corporation study on commercial health care prices; Oscar prepping for an IPO; Olive, MDLive & others raise funding; & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 9/27

Some pretty incredible deep dives this week including CHQPR detailing rural hospital finances and a look into Sutter's antitrust case; Bright Health raises $500m; & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevins Weekly Health Tech Reads 10/4

Walmart enters Medicare Advantage insurance market; Molina acquires another Medicaid plan; UHG acquires DivvyDose; PE-backed hospitals behaving badly; & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 5/17

UHC makes its exchange re-entry official, One Medical has their Q1 earnings call, more conversation on hospital finances, Haven is back in the news, & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 6/14

Lots of funding rounds: Alpha Health, CareAcademy, Headspace, Kyruus, Patient Ping, and RapidSOS; more critiques of PE-backed care delivery businesses; a few podcasts & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 6/21

Walmart makes some moves; Proteus files for bankruptcy; more funding rounds: Abacus, Big Health, Kalderos, Proprio, Kaia Health, Conversa, and careMESH; some good newsletters & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 6/28

Oscar, Dispatch, Cedar, and Somatus all announced big funding rounds; AHA is dealt a blow regarding price transparency; Mayo gets into hospital-at-home; and more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 7/26

HCA posts Q2 earnings, Hims potentially going public, health plans are graded by employers, digital pharmacies taking off, a Rock Health survey on diversity & more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 5/24

Optum buys NaviHealth; Omada raises $$$, makes an acquisition; some depressing reads on how broken our health system is; and lots of data on primary care spend, health system utilization & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 5/31

Some reflections on the week in Minneapolis; Medicare telehealth use grows 11,718%; Higi, Oncology Analytics, Tia, Bright.md and others raise $$$; & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 6/7

Steward docs buy it back from Cerberus, a podcast on the economics of health systems, a look at ACA enrollment, McKinsey thinks digital health spend could hit $250 billion, & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 7/5

Perspectives on new models of care delivery - hospital at home, drive through clinics, 'primary health', business model changes, etc; a cool data viz of North Carolina costs; & lots more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 7/12

Oak Street filed its S-1!!!!, Walgreens & VillageMD also enter into a massive deal, Livongo pre-announced a great Q2, Truepill makes some moves, a different look at hospital rankings, and more!

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 7/19

UHG posts a good quarter, Amazon partners with Crossover, a great read on women's health, lots more funding rounds, & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads: 4/5

BCBS NC on primary care costs; actuarial struggles; Medicare Advantage enrollment numbers; a plan to re-open the US; & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads: 4/19

Q1 earnings season has commenced; a good read on whether health systems should be not for profit; what's the future of value based care?

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 5/10

More earnings (CVS, Livongo, Tenet); Colorado shelved its public option; thoughts on the long term impacts of COVID-19; and lots of data on hospital financials

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads: 4/12

Lots of funding this week (Tytocare, 98point6, SonderMind, Silvercloud, LifeSprk, Vera, Ferrum, & Dorsata)... but it sure feels like the tide is starting to go out

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads: 4/26

HCA and Phreesia earnings, Aledade raises $$$, more thoughts / data on telehealth adoption, digital health's pre- and post- COVID eras & more

June 21, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 5/3

Another week of earnings, a bunch of digital health deals, more on COVID-19 financial impacts, a look at One Medical’s impact on outcomes

June 18, 2021

Kevin's Weekly Health Tech Reads 6/13

An active M&A week (One Medical / Iora, Carbon / Steady, Ciox / Datavant), four $100+ million fundraises (Allyalign, Monogram, LetsGetChecked, Cerebral), and more!