Archive for the ‘HEALTHCARE’ Category

Louisiana’s Novel ‘Subscription’ Model For Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs Gains Approval

Louisiana officials announced a deal Wednesday with Asegua Therapeutics, a subsidiary of Gilead Sciences, that would allow the state to provide hepatitis C treatment to its Medicaid and prison populations. They also secured the necessary clearance from the federal government Wednesday for a novel approach to paying for the drugs and expect the program to […]

Digital Health Company Livongo Files For An IPO

In a much anticipated move, Livongo which uses a combination of devices, AI-driven data and specialized coaches to help people manage chronic conditions, filed today to go public. Number of shares offered and pricing have not been determined.

These Are the Trends to Watch, According to Goldman

From meatless meats to digital twins, the latest “emerging trends” identified by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. include technologies and investing strategies that have been around for a while. “What happens when everything old becomes new again?” the bank asked Wednesday in the second edition of its “Outsiders” series, meant to help investors “separate the hype […]

Cold chain pharma logistics is heating up

Most of us have seen the ads, while millions are ordering fresh food delivered as ready-to-prepare ingredients to their homes-products that require control of exposure to extreme temperatures and extended last-mile transit times. This consumer-focused “cold chain”-temperature controlled supply chain-is only a recent example of a decades-long push to perfect a global system of item-level […]