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March 2, 2021
98point6 to Provide Text-Based Virtual Care for Quest Diagnostics Employer Health Screenings
98point6, the on-demand digital primary care service that delivers personalized diagnosis, treatment and consultation to patients across the country, today announced a collaboration with Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, to deliver text-based virtual primary care to patients following employer-sponsored biometric and laboratory health screenings from Quest Diagnostics.
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April 22, 2021 | Forbes
6 Companies That Are Taking Telemedicine By Storm
Telemedicine has been around in some form since the 1950s. Yet despite the digital transformation of industry after industry, most healthcare consumers have long preferred seeing their doctors in person. Although telemedicine adoption was on an upward slope by 2020, RAND Corporation data put market penetration at a mere 4% of the U.S. population.
April 6, 2021 | Inc.
The Future of Health Care in the Post-Pandemic Era
Health care systems are on the tail end of the biggest surge in activity in over a century. The surge has been met by unprecedented adoption and innovation across the entire industry. Based on my experience in the innovation ecosystem, here’s a look at what the industry will look like in the post-pandemic era.
March 23, 2021 | Forbes
Why Technology And Patient Trust Are Critical To Preventing Fallout From The Antibiotic Crisis
Health care and technology have become inextricably linked. Tech solutions built upon medical expertise are enabling health care providers to improve the delivery of care, reduce costs, increase access and better adhere to best practices.
March 23, 2021 | PSBJ
As 98point6 ventures into behavioral health, CEO says the hard part comes next
The Seattle-based telehealth company launched its behavioral health arm in February. The move to integrate behavioral health with primary care has been “a long time coming,” Robbie Cape says.
March 2, 2021 | Fierce Healthcare
Quest Diagnostics, 98point6 Team up to Incorporate Patient Labs Into Telehealth
Quest Diagnostics and 98point6 have teamed up to make it easier for patients to connect with a doctor virtually about lab results. Through the partnership, on-demand digital primary care service 98point6 will provide text-based virtual primary care to patients following employer-sponsored biometric and laboratory health screenings from Quest Diagnostics.
February 24, 2021 | The Tech Tribune
An Exclusive Tech Tribune Q&A With Robbie Cape (Co-Founder and CEO) of 98point6
After selling my first successful startup (the family organizing app, Cozi) to Time Inc. in 2014, I co-founded 98point6 with a group of thought-leaders passionate about improving access and affordability of healthcare – something every human on this Earth needs. With my technology background, I could see an innovative path towards solving this dilemma: by augmenting the expertise of physicians with machine learning and AI, we could extend their reach and fundamentally change the economics of care delivery.
February 18, 2021 | CTA
CTA Launches New Trustworthiness Standard for AI in Health Care
More than 60 organizations – from global tech brands to startups and health care industry leaders – convened by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® have developed a new ANSI-accredited standard that identifies the core requirements and baseline to determine trustworthy AI solutions in health care. This standard, part of CTA’s initiative on AI in health care, is the second in a series of standards focused on implementing medical and health care solutions built on AI.
February 18, 2021 | Vator News
98point6 Adds Behavioral Health Offering to Its Telemedicine Solution
One of the biggest challenges to emerge from the COVID pandemic was a rise in mental health concerns, thanks to added stress, as well as social isolation: KFF found that 53 percent of adults in the United States have struggled with mental health during COVID-19. Combine that with the inability, or lack of desire, to go out and see a doctor in person, those conditions were only going to get worse.