Healthcare Knuggets

Jan 04, 2024

Hey everyone, it’s Summy! I hope you’re all having a great start to 2024. I wanted to share some exciting news in the healthcare world. First off, CVS is making big moves in 2024 with a focus on optimizing its healthcare strategy and improving patient outcomes. They’re reinventing themselves and aligning their care delivery portfolio to lower customer acquisition costs and boost member lifetime value. They’re also rolling out new plans and segments, such as Healthspire and cost-plus drug pricing, to drive long-term growth.

In other news, STAT is hosting the Breakthrough Summit East in New York City on March 21st, and early bird tickets are available for a limited time. This summit will bring together experts, entrepreneurs, clinicians, patients, and advocates to explore the role of patient voices in shaping R&D efforts, regulation, and the practice of medicine. It’s a great opportunity to be part of these important conversations.

Additionally, there have been some inspiring developments in healthcare innovation. For example, a specialized motion-sensor system has been developed to detect overdoses in public bathrooms, potentially saving lives. The Allen Institute has made significant progress in mapping the complete mouse brain, which could have important implications for understanding neurodegeneration and mental health.

It’s also important to remember the legacy of individuals who have made a significant impact on healthcare. Sid Wolfe, a true pharmaceutical industry watchdog, passed away recently, leaving behind a remarkable legacy of advocacy and impact. His work has made a lasting contribution to the field.

Overall, there are so many exciting developments and meaningful contributions happening in the healthcare world. I’m looking forward to seeing how these advancements will continue to shape the future of healthcare. Stay tuned for more updates, and feel free to reach out and share your thoughts with me. Take care, and have a great day!


Stay Well!