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New Rule Proposed to Expand Short-Term, Limited-Duration Health Insurance

Last week the Departments of Health Human Services (HHS), Labor, and Treasury proposed a rule that would “expand the availability of short-term, limited-duration health insurance by allowing consumers to buy plans providing coverage for any period of less than 12 months, rather than the current maximum period of less than three months.” This will not […]

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Apple Continues to Expand Reach in Healthcare, Launches AC Wellness

In the spring of 2018, Apple plans to premiere AC Wellness, independent medical centers for its employees and dependents offering concierge-like healthcare. As first reported by CNBC yesterday, Apple “quietly published a website, acwellness.com, with more details about its initiative and a careers page listing jobs.” While little information is currently available, AC Wellness’ website […]

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2018 DTC Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

DTC Perspectives, Inc., the leading conference, training and publishing company for the consumer marketing of pharmaceutical and healthcare products, is proud to announce its 10th annual class of inductees into the DTC Hall of Fame. The 2018 class will be honored live at an induction ceremony sponsored by PatientPoint, at the Sheraton Boston in Boston, MA as part of DTC […]

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Peter J Solomon Releases Whitepaper on POC Verification, Standardization

Peter J Solomon’s Marketing Services Group released a whitepaper recently on the importance of standardization and auditing practices within the point-of-care (POC) space. With POC being such an important piece in educating patients and aiding the HCP-patient conversation, “marketers and healthcare professionals are concerned about the verification, standardization and auditing of network content and scale,” noted […]

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Healthcare: Repeal Now, Replace Later?

Earlier today, Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse sent a letter to President Trump urging him to separate the actions of repealing and replacing healthcare, rather than doing them simultaneously, if there is still no resolution by July 10th. Since not enough progress has been made on healthcare, during an appearance on Fox & Friends this morning the Republican […]

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PatientPoint Raises $140 Million in Capital to Fuel Its Digital POC Growth

PatientPoint announced this week that it received $140 million in capital from private investment firms, allowing for significant digital growth in its point of care networks. Serving as a strategic advisor, the Peter J. Solomon Company secured the financing from Searchlight Capital Partners and Silver Point Capital. A leader in patient education and engagement programs […]

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Outcome Health’s Closes First-Ever Round of Funding at $5B Valuation

Outcome Health announced its first-ever round of funding closed at a $5B valuation pre-money from a group of investors, including Goldman Sachs Investment Partners, Alphabet’s growth equity fund CapitalG, Leerink Transformation Partners, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Balyasny Asset Management, and strategic healthcare stakeholders. According to the news release, the nearly $600 million raised during this round […]

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