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Healthcare startups are driving a takeover boom. A top digital health analyst explains what’s driving it.
- Many digital health companies started by solving singular pain points within healthcare, Megan Hernbroth reports.
- Now that the market has matured, users are looking for companies that offer more comprehensive software.
- Just as consolidation led to “mega-biotechs,” a few companies stand to win big in digital health.
Pear Therapeutics is going public in a $1.6 billion SPAC deal. Its projected revenue reveals just how hard it is to make money with a doctor-prescribed app.
Drugmakers are pushing forward with COVID-19 booster shots, but the WHO’s top scientist doesn’t know if it’s a good idea
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