Tag Archives: COVID19

Cigna and Oscar launching health plan to appeal to small businesses struggling through COVID-19

Insurers Cigna and Oscar are moving forward with their partnership announced in January to provide affordable, customized health plans to small businesses. The Cigna + Oscar health plans will be available in Atlanta, the San Francisco Bay Area and in cities across Tennessee by the end of the year, pending regulatory approvals. WHAT’S THE IMPACT … Read More »

Moody’s: US healthcare system rebounds from COVID-19 in May, but a bumpy road lies ahead

Dive Brief: A Moody’s Investors Service report on Thursday suggests that the U.S. healthcare industry is on the rebound from COVID-19, but recovery will likely to slow and uneven. Moreover, the report expressed concerns that regional flareups of coronavirus could majorly set back the return to normal volumes. Investment firm Jefferies affirmed those worries in… Read More »

How Philips Has Pivoted In the COVID-19 Pandemic: Connected Care From Hospital to Home

What a difference 90 days makes. I was scheduled to meet with Roy Jakobs, Chief Business Leader of Connected Care at Philips, at HIMSS in Orlando on 9th March 2020. I’d interviewed Roy at CES 2020 in Las Vegas in January to catch up on consumer health developments, and the March meeting was going to… Read More »