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Venture Capital Firms Are Partnering With Healthcare Organizations To Improve Digital Health
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Venture Capital Firms Are Partnering With Healthcare Organizations To Improve Digital Health

Venture capital (VC) firms are increasingly playing a role in all aspects of healthcare. This is a growing trend globally, as healthcare organizations are eager for the resources, expertise, and capital these VC firms can offer. Earlier this month, The University of California at Davis Health system announced a partnership with one of the nation’s largest VC firms, General Catalyst, with a goal to transform the organization’s digital health strategy and offerings. The press release by the university explained: “As part of this partnership, UC Davis Health will utilize the General Catalyst ecosystem of companies to drive artificial intelligence (AI) and digital health innovations in several areas. These will include health care delivery, research, education, and public service, as wel...
Newly Buoyant Biden Aims High With Cancer Moonshot | Politics
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Newly Buoyant Biden Aims High With Cancer Moonshot | Politics

Just a few months ago, a down-in-the-dumps, way-down-in-the-polls President Joe Biden was struggling to pass major legislative items and appease Democratic Party voters who worried the unpopular leader would drag down vulnerable House and Senate candidates, perhaps enabling a massive red wave this fall.Now, a newly buoyant and aggressive president is looking and sounding more confident on the stump and on the trail, touting his hard-won legislative wins and reveling in polls showing things looking up for his party.That was evident Monday afternoon, when Biden went big on his policy goal-setting: curing cancer.President John F. Kennedy, 60 years ago to the day, made his famous "moonshot" speech to launch American exploration of space, Biden said in remarks at the JFK Library in Boston. T...
Sunday shows preview: House sends climate, tax and health package to Biden
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Sunday shows preview: House sends climate, tax and health package to Biden

The Sunday talk show circuit this week will revolve around the Democratic climate, tax and health package sent from the House to President Joe Biden’s desk this week. The $740 billion package was passed by House Democrats on Friday after it narrowly passed the Senate in a party-line vote, where Vice President Kamala Harris voted to break the tie. To avoid a Republican filibuster, Senate Democrats used budget reconciliation to approve the package using a simple majority. The Inflation Reduction Act was also approved by the House on party lines, though four Republicans declined to vote. Biden thanked Congress on Friday for supporting the act, adding: “I look forward to signing it into law.” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre will likely expound on Biden’...
Biden Tests Negative, Touts His Record on Fighting COVID-19 | National News
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Biden Tests Negative, Touts His Record on Fighting COVID-19 | National News

A cheerful President Joe Biden reveled Thursday in his recent status as a coronavirus-negative patient, presenting himself as an example of how vaccines and treatment can make the illness a brief, mild ailment instead of something more serious or even deadly."My symptoms were mild, my recovery was quick and I'm feeling great," Biden, without the raspy voice he had earlier in the week, told reporters in the Rose Garden before heading to the Oval Office to work. "It's a real statement of where we are in the fight against COVID-19."The president, who tested positive for the virus a week ago, has now tested negative twice, his doctor, Kevin O'Connor, said in a letter released Thursday to the media.Biden took antigen tests, he said; previously, Ashish Jha, the White House coronavirus respons...