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Virtual care dominated the news cycle this week, even as office visits rebound. Healthcare executives weigh the role of digital health in their strategic plans, as consumer demand for mental health tools and others increases. Health equity and racial disparities in care continue to be prime considerations for the industry, as the upcoming election and civil rights protests have keep them in the spotlight.

10/22, The New York Times: Protecting Your Birth, A Guide For Black Mothers

10/22, Mobihealthnews: HIMSS announces global tech challenge to improve maternal health outcomes worldwide

10/21, Fierce Healthcare: How COVID-19 shifted healthcare executives' technology priorities and what to expect in 2021

10/21, PR Newswire: The Future for Virtual Health Care in a Consumer-Driven Marketplace - Industry Analysis by Loyale Healthcare

10/21, Globe Newswire: Teladoc Health Data Shows Broadening Mental Health Care Demand

10/21, American Medical Association: Why achieving health equity is so hard in the digital age 

10/20, Forbes: Mental Health Issues Skyrocket as Pandemic Wears On

10/18, MedPage Today: Office Visits Rebound; CMS Expands Telehealth Services; Virtual Care for Chronic Pain: Emerging Trends in Telehealth and Telemedicine

10/16, Healthcare IT: How virtual care can be refined to reach those who need it most

1016, HIT Consultant: From Virtual Care to Hybrid Care: COVID-19 and the Future of Healthcare

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10/21, Babyscripts Announces Commercial Partnership with Roche Diagnostics

 

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