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23.32 Marco's Newsletter

M&A - Startup Funding: We can see mega-financing rounds back in the US and at the same time the consolidation of Digital Health companies continues.
Health Systems under pressure Different articles show us that the shortage of HCPs, Digital Transformation and financial pressure of Hospitals need to be aligned to transform the Healthcare System. Today we can see a lack of trust and alignment between People, Tech and the Money.
Consumerization of Healthcare The big retailers in the US have published reports and data from their Healthcare initiatives. They are gaining traction are expanding their health services to all employees across many states in the US.
European Health Data Space Important initiative in Europe. Please follow the Regulatory section to stay up to speed on the lates developments across Europe.
Hospital at Home Nice articles showing the Pro and the Cons of how people think and what the data says about the Future of Hospitals at Home. Worth reading.
Digital Health Solutions You will find many practical ways of how digital health and AI is practically used in Healthcare already today. Follow the sections called "DiGa", "Digital Health Solutions" and "AI in Healthcare". It is amazing to see how quickly digital health is opening up possibilities in Healthcare. Now it is time for implementation. And don't forget it is all about answering medical questions and improving processes. It is NOT about technology.


  • 35 hospital and health system chief innovation officers to know article


  • Kaiser Permanente taps Instacart for digital food delivery study article
  • The Great White Shark And The Remora: Epic’s Revamped Digital Health App Marketplace article
  • Zoom-Konferenz aus dem Patientenworkflow article


  • Sidekick Health announces landmark acquisition, expanding its portfolio to offer regulated Prescription Digital Therapeutics article
  • Cigna buys digital health provider Bright.md article
  • M&A: OptimizeRx to Acquire Medicx Health for $95M article
  • Digital Health Consolidation Is Meant To Happen, VCs say article

Health Systems und pressure

  • Value-Based Care and Digital Health Innovation Drive UnitedHealth’s Q3 Results article1, article2
  • European health insurers move towards digital coordination article
  • Germany's Gearing up for European Health Data Space (EHDS) article
  • Gesundheit wird immer teurer – wie viel wollen sich die Länder in Europa leisten? article
  • 34 insolvente Krankenhäuser – und die Existenzangst wächst article
  • Health systems listed as 'Most Wired' article
  • CIO and clinician alignment must improve, report finds article
  • Klinik-IT: Jedes vierte Haus erwägt KIS-Wechsel article

Patient literacy and poverty

  • How to deal with patient's digital illiteracy and poverty article

Consumerization of Healthcare

  • Walgreens to roll out direct-to-consumer virtual health article
  • Walmart will expand virtual care to employees in bid to cut costs, improve outcomes article1, article2
  • Amazon’s Neil Lindsay details AI strategy for pharmacy, providers article

Trust in Healthcare

  • Restoring trust in the age of digital transformation article


  • Healthcare Cybersecurity: The Biggest Stats and Trends in 2023 article
  • Uniklinik Frankfurt nach Hackerangriff weiter vom Internet getrennt article
  • Healthcare data breach costs reach record high at $10M per attack: IBM report article


  • DiGA 55: Orthopy article
  • Review Article: Covering digital health applications in the public insurance system: how to foster innovation in patient care while mitigating financial risks—evidence from Germany article
  • Sidekick Health announces landmark acquisition, expanding its portfolio to offer regulated Prescription Digital Therapeutics article

Digital Health Solutions

  • Top 20 emerging health IT solutions, per KLAS article

AI in Healthcare

  • AI-powered pneumonia detection revolutionises healthcare in India article
  • Zehn Jahre Human Brain Project: Das europäische Grossprojekt hat die Hirnforschung auf eine neue Stufe gehoben article eBrains Human Brain Atlas
  • Mit KI gegen Brustkrebs article
  • 3 health systems adopt new Microsoft AI tools article
  • Microsoft announces launch of new AI services for Health at HLTH article1, article2
  • Guthrie Clinic reduces nurse turnover from 25% to 13% with AI platform article
  • Mayo Clinic inks deal with Aidoc article
  • Forschungsprojekt DAIOR: Verteilte Künstliche Intelligenz für den Operationssaal article


  • Germany's Gearing up for European Health Data Space (EHDS) article
  • FDA to form advisory committee for digital health and AI article
  • FDA Updates for the Week of Oct. 2, 2023 article


  • Which telehealth unicorns have the highest valuation per employee? article
  • NHS delivers on its 10,000 virtual ward beds ambition article
  • Is the healthcare industry selling telemedicine short? article
  • Inpatient Healthcare Delivery: The Emergence Of Virtual-First Strategy article

RPM: Remote Patient Monitoring

  • AI monitors patients to prevent post-op complications article
  • Das EKG per Pflaster kommt article
  • Challenges in health wearable technology article

Hospital at Home

Startup Funding

  • Value-Based Care for Rural America Gets $315M in New Capital article1 article2
  • US mental health startup Headway raises $125 million at $1 billion valuation article
  • Health Data Analytics Institute: $31 Million Secured To Improve Patient Outcomes article
  • Precision women’s healthcare company Evvy raises $14M article
  • CVS Health Ventures makes investment in Amalgam Rx article
  • How Are Digital Health Investors Shifting Their Focus In 2023? article