Modern Healthcare Staff
Technology and Innovation
Jessica Kim Cohen has covered technology and transformation for Modern Healthcare since February 2019. She's been published in Chicago Reader, Chicago Health Magazine, Baltimore City Paper and Baltimore magazine, among other regional news outlets. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University with honors in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in sociology.
“You’re going to hurt,” said Jashawnda Dunigan, whose stepson died in September 2020. “You don’t just get over it overnight. You learn to live through this. … It’s OK to not be OK. That’s one thing that Strive has helped me to understand.”
The Biden administration has called on Congress and local governments to support and invest in community programs designed to prevent gun violence. Some hospitals are already working to be a piece of that puzzle, linking patients to mental health and community services in the aftermath of a firearm injury.
Telehealth companies continue to dominate funding in 2021, which is set to be a record year for digital health investments. So far, digital health companies have raised $14.9 billion—already more than the $14.8 billion that digital health companies raised in full-year 2020.
Advocate Aurora Health, Memorial Hermann and Providence are among 17 health systems investing millions into Truveta, a for-profit company that plans to aggregate and sell de-identified data from participating health systems, which it says researchers will use to study new treatments.
The Innovation Institute, a for-profit company owned by six not-for-profit health systems, plans to co-develop and commercialize automation products with Olive, a robotic process automation and artificial intelligence company valued at $4 billion.