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23.16 Marco's Newsletter


  • Epic in the headlines: 5 recent moves article
  • Kaiser names new chief digital officer article
  • With Halo Shutdown, Amazon Has Now Closed 3 of Its Healthcare Divisions Since 2021 article


  • Swiss startups win first prizes in the Innovation World Cup 2023 article

Transformation of Health Systems

  • Kaiser Foundation Hospitals' new nonprofit Risant Health is acquiring Geisinger Health article
  • AHA: Hospitals expenses increased 17.5% from 2019-2022 article
  • Why physicians aren't adopting digital health technologies article
  • Mit ambulanten Operationen gegen fehlende Betten article
  • Intermountain inks Surgery Partners deal to ramp up ASC growth article
  • Spitäler Schaffhausen verbuchen ein Plus von 4,8 Millionen Franken article
  • Spitalkrise: Die GDK stellt sich hinter Hplus und übt Druck auf Alain Berset aus article
  • Die Solothurner Spitäler AG blickt pessimistisch in die Zukunft article
  • Freiburger Spital: Millionenverlust und ein Wermutstropfen article
  • Spital Wetzikon kämpft sich durch angespannte Zeiten article
  • Kosten sparen: Gesundheitswesen experimentiert mit Augmented Reality Podcast
  • Swiss TV helps you understand the Healthcare System in Switzerland TV
  • Sekundärnutzung von Daten: Kommission spricht sich für Rahmengesetz und rasche Digitalisierung des Gesundheitswesens aus article

DTx Reimbursement in Switzerland

  • Reimbursement of digital therapeutics (DTx) in Switzerland article

Poverty 4th cause of Death in US

  • Armut ist die vierthäufigste Todesursache in den USA article


  • Kaiser Foundation Hospitals' new nonprofit Risant Health is acquiring Geisinger Health article
  • New mega-deal highlights Geisinger’s fall, and raises concerns about where Kaiser is going next article
  • Grünes Licht für Zerschlagung von Zur Rose article
  • Durch Reha-Fusion entsteht eine neue Klinik-Gruppe article
  • CompuGroup Medical kauft Patientenportal-Anbieter m.Doc article
  • Virtual care platform eVisit acquires Bluestream Health article
  • Virtual reality companies XRHealth and Amelia Virtual Care merge article
  • Europe: TSC Connected Care acquires the CareXS Digital Health Platform article
  • Why Startups May Soon Be Buying More Startups article

New Partnerships

  • PicnicHealth, Roche partner to accelerate neurological disease research article

Consumerization of Healthcare

  • Best Buy partners with health-focused smart ring company article
  • Walmart Health builds out primary care footprint in new state article

Care at Home

  • Technology Companies Are Betting On A Healthcare Revolution: Bringing Hospital Care To The Patient’s Home article
  • Studie zeigt, was die Spitex jetzt braucht article

Virtual Care Business Models

  • Digital care platform helps doc trim costs, increase patients and boost revenue article

Medication shortage in Switzerland

  • Lieferengpässe bei Medikamenten: Unispital startet neue Plattform article

DMEA in Berlin

  • DMEA: Das erwartet die Digital Health-Branche article
  • Die DMEA wird immer wichtiger article
  • DMEA - Connecting Digital Health Draws a Positive Balance article


  • Neues SPECTARIS-Positionspapier: Potenziale von Telemonitoring besser nutzen article
  • Teladoc Health sees boost from BetterHelp in Q1 article
  • Teladoc wagers on 'whole-person' virtual care strategy as telehealth market evolves article
  • Teladoc-Philips partnership enables neonatal virtual care in rural Queensland article
  • Apotheker als Telemedizin-Assistenten article
  • Telehealth can fill mental healthcare gaps Video
  • Virtual reality companies XRHealth and Amelia Virtual Care merge article

AI in Healthcare

  • Why Apple's AI for Health plans make so much sense article
  • How 6 hospitals, health systems are using AI to improve patient care article
  • Intermountain Health Adds AI, Interoperability to CDS Platform article
  • Foundation models for generalist medical artificial intelligence article
  • Epic in the headlines: 5 recent moves article
  • The doctor is AI article
  • ChatGPT Answers Patients’ Online Questions Better Than Real Doctors, Study Finds article
  • ChatGPT Can Help Doctors—and Hurt Patients article
  • How one company is creating a scalable biomarker for depression and anxiety article

DiGa in Germany

  • Neue DiGA für die Psyche article
  • Mit DiGA gegen Angststörungen und Fatigue article

Startup Funding

  • Optum, CVS, Northwell, Mayo: $394M in digital health funding article
  • What is Kaiser investing in? 14 health IT companies in its portfolio article
  • What is Intermountain investing in? 7 companies in its portfolio article
  • Remote patient monitoring platform Neteera raises around $13M article
  • Define Ventures Announces $460M Across Two New Funds to Invest in Digital Health article
  • Hearing health startup TympaHealth scores $23M article
  • Madrid-based Maternify raises its first round of €460,000 to improve maternal health article