Health care press reporter Clarrie Feinstein here, composing the weekly newsletter while Lydia Ramsey continues her terrific journeys for her honeymoon! We’re absolutely beginning to miss her in the workplace.
Despite the fact that the vacation weekend is simply around the corner, and New york city City is feeling a bit more peaceful than normal (difficult to think, however it holds true!) we still have great deals of crucial health care stories from the recently to show you all.
The leading story I wish to highlight originated from Lydia and Emma Court, who provided us the within scoop on how a birth-control-pill shipment start-up triggered a fight with CVS on Twitter.
The information of how a small start-up and a questionable Twitter physician triggered viral web outrage versus CVS
They discovered a trending story on Twitter when viral reaction appeared versus CVS. The social networks discussion framed CVS as a huge corporation set on blocking females’s access to birth control. However after some digging, Emma and Lydia discovered that the start-up, Tablet Club, crafted the project with the aid of a marketing company and a questionable doctor. Check out the complete story here.
Emma likewise talked to Halle Tecco, the cofounder of the equity capital company Rock Health. They discussed her individual factor for beginning a ladies’s- health-focused start-up. The start-up, Natalist, is very first using a membership package for females who are looking for to get pregnant. The concept came out of Tecco’s experiences attempting to get pregnant. The story is poignant and well worth a read. Inspect it out:
The female who established leading health-tech VC Rock Health is now releasing her very first start-up, and it reveals that a long-neglected market is warming up
Our outstanding west coast press reporter, Erin Brodwin, provided us a within take a look at a brand-new cannabis breathalyzer (this is not a drill). The gadget is still in early phases of advancement, however the objective is to be able inform to inform if individuals are expensive to drive or work.
The start-up behind the world’s very first cannabis breathalyzer simply raised a fresh $30 million and used a look at how the gadget works
And today, I talked to the CEO of the brand-new drug store start-up Zipdrug, which is developing its own network of drug stores to provide prescription drugs to elders in the United States. We stroll you through how the brand-new start-up runs and talk about how the start-up will burglarize a competitive market, with huge gamers like CVS Health currently using comparable services.
A start-up dealing with 200 drug stores is attempting to burglarize the hypercompetitive drug-delivery organisation and offer senior Americans more affordable medications
However the group didn’t stop there!
As you can see the health care group has actually been hectic as ever. And we’re not going to lie, we’re delighted for a little break with the approaching vacation weekend. I’ll be heading back house to Canada, seeing some good friends in Montreal!
From the health care group, we hope everybody has a peaceful Labor Day weekend. We’ll be back reporting intense and early on Tuesday … not using white, we assure.
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