Healthcare DIVE October 19, 2020
The future of alternate payment models, importance of health equity and biggest question marks hanging over the fast-changing telehealth industry were among topics headlining the virtual HLTH conference last week.
Along with a flurry digital health funding expansions and new product lines, retail pharmacy giants Walgreens and Rite Aid outlined plans to change the job of the pharmacist, and Trump administration officials teased reimbursement details for an eventual COVID-19 vaccine.
Here are six big takeaways from the massive health conference’s third year as the industry faces unprecedented disruption from COVID-19.
Retail pharmacy players double down
Major retail pharmacy companies are re-evaluating the role of the pharmacist and attempting to introduce new technologies and workflows to allow the pharmacist to practice at...