The first quarter of 2020 saw venture capital funding for telemedicine companies surging to $788 million—a jump of 258% over last year.
According to a recent Pew Study, 68% of voters say healthcare will play an important role in determining which candidate they choose—and 62% say the coronavirus pandemic will be a key factor in driving their decision in November.
On March 20, 2020, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Declaratory Ruling that exempted certain calls and texts related to COVID-19 from Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) requirements.
On July 24, President Trump signed four executive orders (EOs) designed to lower drug prices, adding new fuel to the already raging debate around prescription drug costs.
Long before COVID-19, evidence was mounting that social determinants of health (SDOH)—the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age—have a significant impact on health outcomes and healthcare costs.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted telehealth into overdrive, with virtual healthcare interactions on pace to top 1 billion by the end of 2020, according to Forrester Research.
Privacy is among the many areas of our lives that COVID-19 is radically changing.
As COVID-19 continues to ravage the economy, the federal government is taking action to bring relief to businesses, as they work to navigate this unprecedented crisis.