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Wall Street bankers, and in particular those from Goldman Sachs Group Inc., have long held senior positions in the White House. Under President-elect Joe Biden, such roles are going to executives of BlackRock Inc. A former Goldman executive held the Treasury secretary post in three of the last four administrations, but the firm is absent …

Though the U.S. healthcare system is straining under the burden of the Covid-19 pandemic, there has been acceleration in one area of the industry: innovation and IT efforts. Organizations are crediting technology with helping them stay connected with their patients and advancing their population health efforts, despite the growing healthcare access challenges brought on by …

In the final days of 2017, Malcolm and Emily Fairbairn thought they had everything ready to cushion the income-tax hit from more than $200 million in hedge-fund income. They prepared a large charitable donation, using their relationship with Fidelity Investments and a booming energy stock to maximize their tax deduction. It didn’t go as they …

Hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) need elective procedures to be able to return to near pre-pandemic levels for both their patients as well as their hospital’s financial health, but the continued impact of the coronavirus pandemic complicates the issue in many geographies. The American Hospital Association (AHA) estimates that the country’s hospitals will lose …

In this first edition of The Next Wave, I wanted to dive into the fundamentals of investment and the tools I use. However, I received many messages of people worried they don’t have enough money to invest. Don’t worry; I faced the same barrier for years! And it prevented me from investing too. Summary: Winners …

Oct 17th 2020 “IF I’M GOING to do a fund it has to be big enough to disrupt the whole technology world.” So declared Son Masayoshi four years ago, on a trip to the Middle East to drum up cash for a new investment vehicle to take on Silicon Valley’s venture capitalists (VCs). His Vision …

David Wilkinson, president and general manager of NCR Retail, believes technology investments can help a company grow. While that might seem counterintuitive during the pandemic — with tight budgets for many — he makes a case for the role technology plays in solving the challenges. Wilkinson came to NCR with a background that included leadership …

The INVEST Digital Health Virtual conference, held in partnership with healthcare industry association Medical Alley, included conversations spanning behavioral health, the future of health insurance and how hospitals are addressing the pandemic. We recorded each session and now you can check it out on video! The first video installment of the conference is a panel …

Insurance startup Bright Health raised another $500 million, as it plans to expand into new markets and offer small group plans. The company, which was co-founded in 2015 by former UnitedHealthcare CEO Bob Sheehy, offers individual market plans and Medicare Advantage plans. It uses a narrow-network model that involves partnering closely with one health system …

Healthcare entrepreneurs are an essential part of the innovation landscape and they play center stage at several of MedCity’s events. At the upcoming MedCity INVEST Digital Health virtual conference September 21-25, held in partnership with Medical Alley, digital health startups will present to judges across four tracks as part of the Pitch Perfect competition. At MedCity …