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Newsday - Does CVS Health’s Acquisition of Signify Health Cater to the Next Generation of Consumers?

Dr Colin Banas, Chief Medical Officer for DrFirst joins Bill for the news today. CVS Health is acquiring Signify Health, a home health company, for $8 billion beating out bids from Amazon and others. Researchers at Northwestern University and John Hopkins University plan to study if an Apple Watch app can help prevent strokes. Why are Cyber Attackers targeting smaller hospitals? Can AI help deliver greater success at birth? Has Walmart’s brick and mortar kind approach revolutionized rural healthcare? Evernorth, the health services arm of Cigna and Varian are partnering to improve data standardization and interoperability in oncology with a HL7 CodeX pilot.

Key Points:
CVS is doubling down on meeting the patient where they want to be met
It's frustrating when a patient can't get something their doctor has prescribed
It’s not artificial intelligence, it’s augmented or advanced intelligence
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