Tag Archives: healthcare

Healthcare Might Look Good in Plaid

By KIM BELLARD I don’t really follow FinTech — I can’t even keep up with HealthTech! — but it caught my eye when Visa announced that it was acquiring FinTech company Plaid for $ 5.3b; a 2018 funding round valued the company at $ 2.65b.  A 100% increase in valuation within a year suggests that something important… Read More »

Tenet, CVS and Cigna lead Healthcare Dive’s JPM20 coverage

The 38th annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference brought together as many as 9,000 attendees across 450 public and private companies this week, including some of the biggest names in healthcare across payers, providers, tech and biopharma. Here is a roundup of Healthcare Dive’s takeaways from the investor event kicking off the new year. Healthcare Dive… Read More »

Congress’ only female doctor is poised to change the healthcare system

Before joining Congress last year, Democrat Kim Schrier spent two decades counseling anxious parents and caring for sick children in her pediatric practice in Issaquah, Washington. Schrier, 51, took pride in becoming what she called a “de facto grandparent” — she would often be the parents’ first call when their baby was sick or wouldn’t… Read More »