Blue Cross And Blue Shield Offer Customers Free ‘Lyft’ To Medical Care

The FDA got a new head honcho (a doc most recently at NEA) and is building a digital health unit with 13 new hires from across the private sector to boost internal expertise and streamline reviews.

DC’s new IT council oddly doesn’t include HHS, an agency with one of the largest IT budgets around. The timing was especially awkward as a cyber attack crippled UK hospitals before quickly spreading to 74 countries, including the US—and to come full circle, it was made possible by a leaked NSA dossier.

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The Evidence Healthcare Startups Need To Be Taken Seriously By Investors
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Blue Cross And Blue Shield Offer Customers Free ‘Lyft’ To Medical Care
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Top Scientist Leaves Google For A Mental Health Startup
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Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Tests: Great For Patients, Tough On Doctors
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We’re Bad At Death. Can We Talk?
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Apple Acquires Sleep Company Beddit A Month After Expert Leaves
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