The Healthtech Times is a weekly newsletter covering healthtech news from Canada and around the globe. Subscribe to H|T using the form at the bottom of this page to ensure you don’t miss out on the most important healthtech news every week!
Following acquisition by Telus, EQ Care launches new virtual health platform for workplaces (BETAKIT)
The new platform, called LifeJourney, gives employees personalized support when accessing their care plans, appointments, and prescriptions.
International Womxn’s Week (IWW) is twelve jam-packed days of virtual events designed to unite allies and inspire, equip, and empower womxn in leadership in professional fields.
Kick-off IWW on Monday, March 1st at The “F” Factor: Fuelling Womxn Founders, a free digital ‘tell-all’ event featuring an all-star panel and keynote by Mandela SH Dixon, CEO & Cofounder, Founder Gym.
Founder Gym is an online program that trains underrepresented founders on how to raise money, whose graduates have gone on to raise over $80M in capital in less than three years.
This event is all about funding, fundraising, and fearlessness in growing your startup or scale-up.
The head of the Business Council of Canada is worried about the country’s inability to produce vaccines and certain medical supplies, but hopes the pandemic will pressure governments to rectify the situation.
In short order, the brothers Mathewson — Kory in Montreal, Ky in Edmonton and Keyfer in Ottawa — diagnosed the problem, debugged it and deployed the solution.
Roivant Sciences is expanding its drug discovery and design capabilities via a stock deal to acquire Silicon Therapeutics.
Innovaccer jumps to unicorn status on heels of latest funding round (FIERCE HEALTHCARE)
The San Francisco-based company secured $105 million in a series D funding round, bringing its valuation to $1.3 billion.
MDLive to be acquired by Cigna’s Evernorth (MOBIHEALTHNEWS)
Set to close in Q2, the deal will provide the payer’s healthcare services subsidiary with an integrated virtual care offering.
Truvian says the funds will advance development of its benchtop blood testing system and enable the company to grow its product development team.
Access to mental health treatment is getting easier, and oddly enough, we have the global pandemic to thank for that.
Telemedicine dominated 2020, but what happens when patients aren’t stuck at home anymore? (PROTOCOL)
The future of medicine won’t just be visits to the doctor’s office every so often: Telemedicine accelerated during the pandemic, and it’s here to stay.
For All of Us, fulfilling the mandate of democratization is especially important.