Tech giants — with their vast budgets, institutional power, and growing focus on health — could help close racial gaps in health. But that isn't happening.
Erin Brodwin⚡NEW: I wrote about how tech giants—with their vast budgets, institutional power, and growing focus on health—could be well-positioned to address systemic racism. By and large, that's not happening.
North Dakota's pilot effort will serve as a crucial test of whether digital tools can play any sort of permanent role in the pandemic response.
Erin Brodwin⚡NEW: I wrote about North Dakota’s push to pilot a digital contact tracing effort involving Apple & Google tech. It will serve as a crucial test of the tools' ongoing role in the pandemic.
Just this month, three well-established health tech companies — Insitro, Mindstrong, and Amwell — raised more than $100 million each.
Erin Brodwin⚡NEW: I wrote about the divide emerging between health tech companies. Many of the startups that are thriving right now are those that can adjust to a life lived remotely, where health care is delivered the same way.
With routine care going virtual during the Covid-19 pandemic, remote heart monitoring tools are having a standout moment.
Erin Brodwin⚡NEW: I wrote about how nearly every heart-focused health tech company has moved recently to make its devices more broadly available while, at the same time, Big Tech is also deepening its cardiac ambitions.