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September 4, 2020

News You Need - 3 Big Little Things from HealthXL

Announcements/News
Laura Loughrey
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It’s time for your monthly digital health news dose. We have looked back at three of the most noteworthy pieces of news from the last month and distilled what they mean for the industry and the key takeaways you should have on your radar. Interested in getting beyond the headlines? We’ve included three industry experts who can help you get behind these stories - just let us know if you’d like us to make the introduction!

It's a sign! ''Telavongo''

Story snapshot:
There is not one person we have all spoken to over the last 2 days who has not been talking about it. The Teladoc-Livongo mega merger is unmissable. Is this the sign that will move skeptics over to believers [in the promise of telehealth]? Are we on track to creating the largest virtual clinic of all time?

Why is it notable? 

Industry Implications 

Glen Tullman
Glen Tullman
Executive Chairman
Livongo

Glen recently spoke at our event HealthXL Interactive on the merger, and what this means for the future of care delivery.

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Uber Health and Prescription Delivery

Story snapshot: Uber Health has partnered with NimbleRx to enable prescription delivery in Dallas and Seattle.

Why is it notable? 

Industry Implications -Patient data and market monopolization concerns need to be averted

John Brownstein
John Brownstein
Chief Innovation Officer
Boston Children's Hospital

John launched Circulation, a service to offer Uber and Lyft as non-emergency medical transportation.

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Ro, Ro, Ro into telehealth

Story snapshot: In three years, Ro has managed to hit a reported $1.5 billion valuation for its transformation from a company focused on treating erectile dysfunction to a telemedicine service for a range of elective and urgent care-focused treatments.

Why is it notable? 

Evolving offerings of a very new company: Through Rory for women’s health, Roman for men’s health and Zero for smoking cessation, Ro now treats 20 conditions, including sexual health, weight loss, dermatology, allergies. They have gone from selling erectile dysfunction medication and hair loss supplements to becoming a telehealth company with three online health clinics (with a desire to expand into remote monitoring for chronic conditions)

Ro is D2C, and we as an industry wonder who pays in healthcare but they have demonstrated that in some cases, patients are willing to pay for their own benefit. 

Industry Implications 

Many billions: Not only is Ro valued at >$1 bil, its competitor, Hims is also looking to go public at the $1 billion mark. So, sometimes I wonder if all the conversations we are having on realistically making money from telehealth is an illusion. There is certainly a disconnect - do these valuations mean these companies are making money, have established ROI and robust business models?

Spread too thin: Lately, a lot of companies seem to be venturing into every possible arm of telehealth/virtual care. Will this dilute the quality and experience they are able to offer to patients, clinicians and others? Traditional wisdom would suggest focusing and delivering on one very clear value proposition.


Timothy Aungst
Timothy Aungst
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
MCPHS University

Timothy is a pharmacist and teacher, and is passionate about all things that can enhance the delivery of care to patients.

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16th August @ 10:45AM EDT

It is one of the key questions that every digital therapeutic (DTx) company must answer - what business model will set them up for success in the long run? Join this meeting to discuss this further and share your experiences with your peers working in this space.

Featuring
Elena Mustatea
Elena Mustatea
CEO, Bold Health
Rick Bartels
Rick Bartels
Managing Partner , DTxCC
Featuring
Elena Mustatea
Elena Mustatea
CEO, Bold Health
Rick Bartels
Rick Bartels
Managing Partner , DTxCC
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Payers Partnerships for DTx

17th August @ 10:45AM EDT

Digital Therapeutics (DTx) vendors face many challenges on their journey to commercialization, such as generating clinical data, health economics evidence and achieving regulatory status. Join this meeting to discuss this topic further and share your experiences with others working in this space.

Featuring
Elena Mustatea
Elena Mustatea
CEO, Bold Health
Kevin Darcy
Kevin Darcy
Director, Link Strategy at Veeva Systems
Featuring
Elena Mustatea
Elena Mustatea
CEO, Bold Health
Kevin Darcy
Kevin Darcy
Director, Link Strategy at Veeva Systems
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Sprint: How to Overcome the Blockers to DTx Adoption and Measure Success? (Part 2)

25th August @ 10:45AM EDT

While new legislations and rules (such as DiGA in Germany) have opened new options for reimbursement, adoption of digital therapeutics (DTx) remains insufficient to achieve the revenue expected from these solutions. Join this 2 part sprint to discuss this topic further.

Featuring
Mette Dyhrberg
Mette Dyhrberg
Founder & CEO, Mymee
Richard DeNunzio
Richard DeNunzio
SVP, Commercial at Click Therapeutics, Inc.
Featuring
Mette Dyhrberg
Mette Dyhrberg
Founder & CEO, Mymee
Richard DeNunzio
Richard DeNunzio
SVP, Commercial at Click Therapeutics, Inc.
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
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Masterclass: DTx Reimbursement in the US: Government-sponsored plans (Medicaid and Medicare)

30th August @ 10:45AM EDT

Are you a digital therapeutics (DTx) company seeking reimbursement in the US market? Join this masterclass led by the biopharma and DTx reimbursement expert Mike Pace to dive deeper into this topic.

Featuring
Michael Pace
Michael Pace
CEO & Founder at PalmHealth.co
Featuring
Michael Pace
Michael Pace
CEO & Founder at PalmHealth.co

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15th August @11AM EDT

Do you want to network with other innovators and leaders in digital health? Are you looking to identify potential partners? Join us for the new HealthXL style of virtual speed networking and meet other members working in this space!

Featuring
Aahuti Rai
Aahuti Rai
Strategic Advisor, Healthcare Innovation at Four Points Consulting Ltd
Chris Wasden
Chris Wasden
Head of Pharma Speciality Solutions & Corporate Strategy, Twill
Featuring
Aahuti Rai
Aahuti Rai
Strategic Advisor, Healthcare Innovation at Four Points Consulting Ltd
Chris Wasden
Chris Wasden
Head of Pharma Speciality Solutions & Corporate Strategy, Twill
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)

Sustainable Business Models for DTx

16th August @ 10:45AM EDT

It is one of the key questions that every digital therapeutic (DTx) company must answer - what business model will set them up for success in the long run? Join this meeting to discuss this further and share your experiences with your peers working in this space.

Featuring
Elena Mustatea
Elena Mustatea
CEO, Bold Health
Rick Bartels
Rick Bartels
Managing Partner , DTxCC
Featuring
Elena Mustatea
Elena Mustatea
CEO, Bold Health
Rick Bartels
Rick Bartels
Managing Partner , DTxCC
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)
Digital Therapeutics (DTx)

Payers Partnerships for DTx

17th August @ 10:45AM EDT

Digital Therapeutics (DTx) vendors face many challenges on their journey to commercialization, such as generating clinical data, health economics evidence and achieving regulatory status. Join this meeting to discuss this topic further and share your experiences with others working in this space.

Featuring
Elena Mustatea
Elena Mustatea
CEO, Bold Health
Kevin Darcy
Kevin Darcy
Director, Link Strategy at Veeva Systems
Featuring
Elena Mustatea
Elena Mustatea
CEO, Bold Health
Kevin Darcy
Kevin Darcy
Director, Link Strategy at Veeva Systems
Digital Health in Oncology
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Digital Health in Oncology

Incentive Models for HCP & Care Team to Adopt Digital Health in Oncology

23rd August @ 10:45AM EDT

What are the best incentive models to encourage health care professionals (HCPs) and care teams to adopt digital health in oncology? Join this meeting to discuss this topic further with others working in this space.

Featuring
Susan Bratton
Susan Bratton
CEO & Founder at Savor Health
Ary Deleray
Ary Deleray
Personalized & Digital Health Strategy at Roche
Featuring
Susan Bratton
Susan Bratton
CEO & Founder at Savor Health
Ary Deleray
Ary Deleray
Personalized & Digital Health Strategy at Roche

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