We unpack why Amazon’s latest offering and new partnership with Headspace Health means for competitors like CVS Health.

New gov’t tool tracks correlation between pollution, social health factors, and patient health: We explain what the government’s new Environmental Justice Index means for community health.

UNC is adding new patient engagement features as healthcare consumers grow impatient with providers’ poor digital experiences.

Just 7% of US consumers who exercise expect to work out entirely at a gym or studio for the next year. By comparison, 42% plan to exercise only at home, while the rest anticipate using some combination of the two.

The deal would broaden CVS’ physician network and help it establish home care services.

On today's episode, in our "Retail Me This, Retail Me That" segment, we discuss which four companies are shaping the connected fitness space, why there's so much at stake in commanding a leadership position, and what the lifestyle brand flywheel is. Then for "Pop-Up Rankings," we rank the top three most interesting acquisition possibilities in connected fitness. Join our analysts Blake Droesch and Andrew Lipsman.

Amwell scored a CVS deal, should Teladoc worry?: We examine Amwell’s virtual care partnership with CVS amid its rosy Q2 earnings and posit what both mean for competitors.

We unpack CVS’s Q2 earnings announcement and explain what its digital efforts mean for the company’s growth.

This year, 42.6 million US adults will use a connected fitness platform such as Peloton at least once a month. This figure ballooned from 24.0 million in 2019.

We detail a key value-based care barrier for health systems as the macroeconomic environment becomes more uncertain.

Kindbody acquired a surrogacy agency as fertility startups like it strike M&A deals and score VC cash, while health techs in primary care flounder.

Big techs shed their health tech layers: We unpack the latest deal by a large company (3M) to spin off its healthcare business and detail the trend.

We explore why Teladoc’s Q2 earnings loss raises question about the Livongo acquisition and detail what the results foreshadow for the US telehealth market.

Health systems huddle up on predictive medicine: We detail why large health systems like Mayo Clinic and Mercy are collaborating to advance disease detection.

Patients still distrust Big Tech and health tech companies with their data: We unpack the implications around Big Tech health data access, Roe vs. Wade issues and healthcare literacy on the back of a new AMA survey.

A call for talent in revenue cycle management: We take a look at how companies are hiring for RCM and the role that RCM software adoption will play in addressing the labor shortage.