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Healthcare 2020-12-01T10:00:00Z
FILE PHOTO: A computer image created by Nexu Science Communication together with Trinity College in Dublin, shows a model structurally representative of a betacoronavirus which is the type of virus linked to COVID-19, better known as the coronavirus linked to the Wuhan outbreak, shared with Reuters on February 18, 2020. NEXU Science Communication/via REUTERS

The Positives and Negatives of COVID-19's Impact on Healthcare

Business Insider Intelligence examines some of the major effects of the pandemic's spread on healthcare costs, as well as vaccine progress.
Healthcare 2020-12-01T07:00:00Z
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AI IN HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION: How digital health firms and big tech are using AI to ease doctors' administrative burden

Insider Intelligence explores factors driving burnout among clinicians, and how digital health firms and big tech are developing AI solutions.
Healthcare 2020-11-30T23:04:00Z
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HEALTH TECH'S ROLE IN THE NEW OFFICE NORMAL: How digital health firms are helping US employers facilitate return-to-work programs amid the coronavirus pandemic

Here's how tech giants and digital health companies are using their tech and clinical expertise to help US businesses with their reopening plans.
Healthcare 2020-11-30T22:22:24Z

Amazon reviews complaining about a 'lack of smell' from scented candles appeared to increase as coronavirus cases spiked

A researcher found the number of Amazon candle reviews mentioning "lack of smell" grew from  less than 2% in January to nearly 6% in November.
Healthcare 2020-11-30T22:08:47Z

Moderna just asked the FDA to ize its coronavirus vaccine, a key step before it can be given to more people

If the Food and Drug Administration izes Moderna's vaccine for emergency use, people could start getting shots in December.
Healthcare 2020-11-30T19:37:26Z

Moderna CEO says he hopes to be vaccinating Americans 'within 24 hours' of an FDA green light

"The goal is to start vaccinating Americans within 24 hours after the FDA gives an approval," Moderna CEO Stéphane Bancel said.
Premium Healthcare 2020-11-30T18:09:49Z

How AstraZeneca and Oxford blew their big vaccine moment: A messy week that overshadowed what should have been a scientific victory

Scrutiny of the AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine centered on a lack of information in two areas: how well did the vaccine work? And how safe was it?
Premium Healthcare 2020-11-30T17:16:04Z

The 真人百家家乐网站home care industry is booming amid the pandemic. Here are the 4 startups raking in the most VC funding during a record-breaking year for the industry.

真人百家家乐网站home care and eldercare startups raised more than $228 million in VC funding in 2020, according to Pitchbook data.
Politics 2020-11-30T16:28:20Z

Top economists and 2 former 2020 presidential candidates are backing a 'vaccine stimulus' that would pay people at least $1,000 to get COVID-19 shots

Andrew Yang is among the unlikely arrangement of figures backing the idea, which includes some top Democratic and Republican economists.
Premium Healthcare 2020-11-30T15:30:00Z

A top healthcare VC is sounding the alarm that many 'fundamentally sound' startups are in danger of going under after failing to navigate the pandemic

NEA's Mohamad Makhzoumi said many companies are "effectively walking dead" after failing to bolster their balance sheets earlier this year.
Premium Healthcare 2020-11-30T15:22:12Z

We got an exclusive look at the presentation that convinced 3 rival firms to invest $37.5 million in a hot healthcare startup that's using AI to keep patients out of the emergency room

Cigna Ventures, Humana, and Optum Ventures all invested in Buoy Health's tool for matching patients to the right kind of care.
Premium Healthcare 2020-11-30T14:30:39Z

Inside Moderna's historic coronavirus vaccine program that transformed the biotech upstart into a $57 billion drug industry powerhouse

Moderna's vaccine was overwhelmingly successful at preventing COVID-19. The biotech aims to revolutionize vaccine research with its new technology.
Healthcare 2020-11-30T14:17:00Z

Younger adults' hunger for convenience might not translate to high telemedicine usage

Younger adults prioritize convenience of healthcare services more than older adults—but this doesn't necessarily mean they'll rely on telemedicine.
Healthcare 2020-11-30T14:12:24Z

How AstraZeneca and Oxford blew their vaccine moment

These are Business Insider's biggest healthcare stories for November 30.
Healthcare 2020-11-30T11:21:52Z

People who met family over Thanksgiving should assume they have COVID-19, get tested, and wear a mask at 真人百家家乐网站home, White House advisor Dr. Deborah Birx said

Dr. Deborah Birx, the coordinator of the US coronavirus task force, said anyone who gathered for Thanksgiving should get tested in the coming week.
Insider Intelligence 2020-11-30T00:00:00Z

Get all the healthcare coverage you need with the Digital Health Briefing from Insider Intelligence

The Digital Health Briefing is a curated, subscriber-only daily email newsletter from Insider Intelligence with insight into the future of healthcare.
Premium Healthcare 2020-11-29T20:08:14Z

The man behind Cigna's $250 million venture fund shares his 3-part checklist for evaluating the founders of healthcare startups

Cigna's head of bets shares his 3-part criteria for evaluating whether founders are ready to tackle big problems in healthcare.
News 2020-11-29T16:52:07Z

Fauci says 'it's going to be months' before a coronavirus vaccine is approved for children

Dr. Anthony Fauci said children are the last in line for a coronavirus vaccine, as it would be months before the right studies can start.
Premium Healthcare 2020-11-29T15:53:53Z

Amwell's CEO isn't scared by big tech and sees potential partnerships with Google, Apple, Fitbit to push telehealth beyond video visits

With companies like Google, Amazon, and Apple pushing into healthcare, at least one industry CEO is welcoming them with open arms.
Healthcare 2020-11-29T14:00:00Z

COVID-19 vaccine success is cause for optimism but the rollout may take years in poorer countries. Here are the major challenges they face.

Every American could have access to a COVID-19 vaccine by the end of April. For low-income countries, widespread access could come as late as 2024.
Politics 2020-11-29T13:55:25Z

Kamala Harris calls nurse on Thanksgiving to thank her for her work fighting on the COVID-19 frontline

Harris spoke to Talisa Hardin, a registered nurse at the University of Chicago Medical Center, and posted a video of the call.
Healthcare 2020-11-29T13:19:47Z

UK adds 2 million doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, upping stockpile to 357 million doses

The UK government on Sunday said it had secured 2 million doses of Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, bringing total doses promised to 357 million.
Healthcare 2020-11-29T13:02:00Z
Healthcare 2020-11-28T20:03:00Z

Amazon's Leap Into Healthcare

In the Amazon's Leap Into Healthcare report, Business Insider Intelligence details how the tech giant is making waves in the healthcare sector.
Healthcare 2020-11-27T20:02:00Z
Healthcare 2020-11-27T19:40:49Z

We don't know if the coronavirus vaccines can stop the virus from spreading, but top scientists are pitching a new trial that could figure that out

We know the top vaccines can prevent people from getting sick with COVID-19. But we don't know whether they prevent people from spreading the virus.
Healthcare 2020-11-27T15:59:53Z

We went inside a public hospital in Venezuela where there's no running water and cancer patients have to provide their own medicine

COVID-19 has made a dire situation worse for hospital patients in Venezuela, where healthcare infrastructure has been crumbling for years.
Healthcare 2020-11-27T14:09:13Z

A UK government unit is said to have demanded that the British flag be printed on Oxford vaccine doses

The plan was strongly supported by Health Secretary Matt Hancock and Business Secretary Alok Sharma, people familiar with the matter told HuffPost.
Healthcare 2020-11-27T13:21:05Z

UK medical clinics are selling controversial 'virginity tests', even though the WHO says they don't work and can traumatize women

At least seven UK clinics sell the products. The test involves examining a woman's hymen to determine if she has had vaginal intercourse
Healthcare 2020-11-27T08:06:42Z

Vaccine experts report that the rapid progress on COVID-19 trials is a result of unprecedented global cooperation and focus

Vaccine Knowledge Project Manager at Oxford University, Sarah Gilbert, says, "Many of the usual barriers to progress — money, staff availability, time to review applications — have been removed and so we are making rapid progress."
Insider Intelligence 2020-11-26T19:00:00Z

18 Big Tech Predictions for a COVID-19 Reality

We put together 18 Big Tech Predictions across Banking, Connectivity & Tech, Digital Media, Payments & Commerce, Fintech, and Digital Health.
Healthcare 2020-11-26T18:58:41Z

China's Sinopharm has applied for regulatory approval to launch a COVID-19 vaccine for public use, but nearly 1 million people have already taken experimental shots

The rush to access coronavirus shots from Chinese vaccine frontrunner Sinopharm is spurring fears that a black market is forming and booming.
Healthcare 2020-11-26T17:58:42Z

Here is how seriously to take high-profile criticisms of AstraZeneca's vaccine trial

AstraZeneca's CEO admitted Friday that the company's vaccine needs further study, after a bruising round of criticism of its early results.
Science 2020-11-26T16:16:21Z

Moderna's groundbreaking coronavirus vaccine was designed in just 2 days

The biotech newcomer designed its vaccine, which is highly effective, over two days in January — before many people had heard of the coronavirus.
Healthcare 2020-11-26T14:27:58Z

The head of the US government program tasked with getting the country vaccines said he will probably quit by early next year — before most Americans can get a shot

Moncef Slaoui, the head of Operation Warp Speed, told Politico that he could step down from the position "by the end this year or early next year."
Healthcare 2020-11-26T11:53:21Z

AstraZeneca admits the best results in its COVID-19 vaccine study came from a dosing error, and experts are raising new questions about the shot

AstraZeneca described the error as "serendipity": The company mistakenly gave some patients a half-dose, which appeared to lead to better results.
Healthcare 2020-11-26T07:00:00Z

THE RISE OF GENETIC TESTING IN HEALTHCARE: How leading genetic testing companies like Ancestry and 23andMe are carving into healthcare with the promise to fuel more personalized care

In The Rise of Genetic Testing in Healthcare report, Insider Intelligence examines the industry forces that have helped evolve genomic information from a consumer novelty to a transformative healthcare technology.
Healthcare 2020-11-25T22:02:00Z

[FREE SLIDE DECK] Key Players in Genetic Testing

We give an overview of the four genetic testing companies – 23andMe, Ancestry, Color, and Invitae – that are racing to the forefront of healthcare.
Retail 2020-11-25T19:06:56Z

Retail workers may face a higher risk than shoppers of catching COVID-19 on Black Friday, even as stores like Walmart, Target, and Best Buy increase safety measures

The NRF found that 50% of major retailers have no plans to hire additional security to enforce COVID-19 safety measures this holiday season.
Healthcare 2020-11-25T18:00:00Z

Telehealth Startups to Watch

Download this FREE report where Insider Intelligence details five companies working to address consumers' growing virtual care needs.
Healthcare 2020-11-25T13:47:51Z

6 crucial questions about AstraZeneca's vaccine

These are Business Insider's biggest healthcare stories for November 25.
Healthcare 2020-11-25T13:17:33Z

The CDC is planning to cut the length of quarantines for Americans who have been exposed to COVID-19, and could go as low as 7 days

"Hopefully, people would be better able to adhere to quarantine if it was, for example, seven to 10 days," the CDC's Dr. Henry Walke told the WSJ.
Healthcare 2020-11-25T12:42:37Z

COVID-19 has dropped life expectancy in Sweden by the biggest amount since 1944, as a top official warns there is 'no signs' of herd immunity

Swedish life expectancy is set to fall as a direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic, as a second wave dashes the country's hopes of herd immunity.
Premium Healthcare 2020-11-25T12:01:00Z

2020 has been a record fundraising year for healthcare startups, but a new report cautions that funding could stall in the last few weeks

A CB Insights report found that the current pace of funding would put the industry on track for fewer deals compared to previous quarters.
Politics 2020-11-25T11:12:31Z

Russia is offering its experimental COVID-19 vaccine to other countries, but Putin won't take it until it's formally approved

Russia granted "Sputnik V" emergency-use ization in August and has been giving it to frontline workers, and even President Putin's daughter.
Tech 2020-11-25T10:27:34Z

As the pandemic shatters Americans' mental health, the FDA, psychiatrists, and developers are betting on smartphone apps to treat them directly

Therapists are oversubscribed and new antidepressants are little better than old ones. A new cohort of apps think they have the answer.
Premium Healthcare 2020-11-24T22:00:00Z

Slide Deck: 6-Figure Jobs in Cannabis

Business Insider has rounded up the six-top earning positions in the cultivation, extraction, manufacturing, and retail sectors of cannabis.
Premium Finance 2020-11-24T21:17:39Z

'This is a no-brainer': Activist investor Sian Capital is going after pharma company Opko Health for dragging its feet on a potential COVID treatment

Rayaldee, a drug created by Opko Health to treat COVID symptoms, was fast-tracked by the FDA this summer, but has been slow to come to market.
Insider Intelligence 2020-11-24T21:00:00Z

Get all the healthcare coverage you need with the Digital Health Briefing from Insider Intelligence

The Digital Health Briefing is a curated, subscriber-only daily email newsletter from Insider Intelligence with insight into the future of healthcare.
Healthcare 2020-11-24T19:20:00Z

Big pharma is using AI and machine learning in drug discovery and development to save lives

Insider Intelligence details how AI and machine learning can help at every stage of the drug discovery process, from research to clinical trials.
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