Covid-19 Impact on Key Healthcare Trends for 2020 and Beyond

Key Healthcare Trends for 2020 and Beyond was published earlier this year. The following is some thoughts on the impact that Covid-19 will have on employers and other industry stakeholders.

BrightInsight Growing its Number of Biopharma Partnerships

BrightInsight’s platform is designed for pharmaceutical and medtech companies that want their devices and drug-delivery systems to talk to each other and generate usable information

Limited Distribution Network for DOPTELET® Includes Biologics by McKesson

Dova recently entered into a merger agreement with Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (Sobi)

BCBSNC Leading the Shift to Value-Based Care

Blue Premier ties payments to doctors and hospitals over time to the value of services that improve patient health

SSM Health Repositioning as a Fully Integrated System

SSM Health has been moving from a combination of facilities and states to a fully integrated health system

BMS Implementing Digital Therapeutics Strategy

BMS digital strategy has required thinking differently about the type of value-based relationships the company wants to establish

Amazon Alexa’s Increases its Healthcare Capabilities

Alexa’s initiatives may forecast Amazon’s plans of recent acquisitions in prescription management and healthcare

Whole Genome Sequencing Becomes Less Expensive

Sequencing our entire genome offers a more detailed test than the commercial tests currently available by companies such 23andMe and Ancestry