Penn Medicine’s venture fund makes 2 investments to address SDOH

In the past decade, large health systems such as Mayo Clinic, kaiser permanent and Ascension have been launching internal investment funds to support health startups transform care delivery. PennMedicine joined the party last August when it launched the Penn Medicine-Wharton Fund for Health in collaboration with the Wharton Social Impact initiativethe University of Pennsylvania business … Read more

Reproductive healthcare is under attack. Precision medicine is more important than ever

For medical professionals working in reproductive health care – and the patients they serve – the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade worsened an already confusing maelstrom for providing care. Although there is a consensus among the scientific community that birth control and abortion are critical forms of medical care that help manage … Read more

Overcoming obstacles in digital medicine

Digital therapeutics or digital medicines have been in development for years, capturing the interest of pharma companies who regard them as a way to add value to prescription medication by providing supportive services to consumers. They also have the potential to reduce healthcare costs by helping physicians remotely monitor patients. They can be used to … Read more