Insurers connecting to telemedicine | Workforce.com
Insurer Aflac—which announced last November that it will add telemedicine services to its group critical-illness plan—is just the latest of several big-name health plans to embrace telemedicine.
Texas telemedicine startup raises seed financing | Austin (Texas) Business Journal
Chiron Health, a telemedicine startup, has completed a $2.3 million round of seed funding. The Austin-based company said in an announcement that the capital will allow it to integrate telemedicine directly into a number of leading EHRs enabling medical groups to offer telemedicine without any change to normal clinic workflow.
Why is there no pill to treat concussions? | STATnews.com
Despite dozens of clinical trials, not a single drug has been shown to protect the brain from the destruction wrought after a head trauma. “Sisyphus — that's what we feel like,” said Dr. David Wright, a neurologist at the Emory University School of Medicine, who led a recent study that ended in failure.
Poseida Therapeutics raises $23M in equity financing | San Diego Business Journal
San Diego startup Poseida Therapeutics, which is currently developing gene therapies for certain kinds of liver disease and cancer, has raised $23 million in equity financing according to a recent form filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.