August 2021 News

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August 2021 News

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BDO published the Summer 2021 Biotech Brief: Revenue, R&D & Biotech’s Future. In recent years, R&D spending has outpaced revenue in the biotech sector. However, BDO’s analysis of the NASDAQ Biotech Index (NBI) shows that trend is starting to reverse for medium and large companies.

Deloitte published new insights on overcoming challenges and achieving resilience, as the pandemic was a catalyst for change in the health care industry. Explore how health care finance leaders, with their broadening role, are influencing technology investments, rethinking work, and enabling a health equity agenda as ways to position their organizations for success.

Jones Day released the Vital Signs: Digital Health Law Update | Summer 2021. As the volume and breadth of topics in the latest issue of the Vital Signs newsletter indicate, digital health policy is a “key health policy topic” in most jurisdictions and the level of activity during the past quarter has truly outpaced any to date. This latest edition covers the most notable digital health law updates and the impacts of the recent actions.

J.P. Morgan, healthcare companies have seen record VC investments over the past year. Chris Lloyd, Managing Director at JP Morgan Chase Commercial Baking writes about how the COVID-19 pandemic has led to an increase in funding for companies working to make healthcare more affordable and accessible in the U.S., featuring data and insights from NYCHBL’s H1 2021 Innovation Report.


Job Openings


GoMo Health, a division of Gold Group, is hiring for a Marketing Manager to be responsible for developing, executing, monitoring, and tracking integrated marketing strategies and plans for our corporate enterprise and external clients. Learn more here.

PulsePoint  is hiring for a Sr. Programmatic Account Manager, serving as the primary point of contact for the client and internal teams for all items regarding health media and programmatic campaigns. Learn more here.

Veeva Crossix is hiring! Visit our Careers page to explore our open roles across the organization. Veeva, a Public Benefit Corporation, is a global leader in cloud software for the life sciences industry and a “Work Anywhere” company. Learn more about our open roles here.


Industry News


Adrienne Nicole Productions helped their client, NYC Health + Hospitals, create a mini-doc series that shares the benefits of their program, NYC Care, through inspiring stories of their members and physicians.

The Canadian Technology Accelerator in Digital Health will showcase 8 early-stage digital health start-ups for a 4-city demo day on September 7th 2021.

Clarify Health acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for the most innovative real-world evidence (RWE) solution in life sciences industry. Read the RWE IT solutions report.

Geraldine McGinty, MD, MBA was recently appointed to new clinical leadership position at Weill Cornell Medicine, one of the nation’s foremost medical institutions.

GoMo Health launched a new infographic: The Interconnected Mind, Body and Spirit for Maternal and Child Health. See it here.

HealthCentral has created a new documentary-style video series called Tales from the Chemo Chair, with a detailed authentic and poignant look at Sabrina Skiles, a 36-year-old wife and mother of two, as she candidly shares the realities and impact surrounding treatment, recovery, and survivorship while juggling real life. View the most recent episodes here.

Moses & Singer LLP published a new alert that explores two recent insider trading enforcement actions brought by the SEC involving research projects, and provides suggestions of steps that healthcare and life sciences companies can take to maximize compliance with applicable securities laws.

Patient Power hosted an important discussion around COVID vaccine boosters with Co-Founder & President Andrew Schorr and Patient Advocate and Dr. Gwen Nichols, MD, CMO of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Dr. Nichols explained COVID immunity for patients with blood cancer and shared her views on whether immunocompromised patients should get a booster. Click here to learn more.

PatientPoint’s Wait-Time Communication Platform was recently named a finalist for a 2021 PM360 Trailblazer Award for outstanding Point of Care initiative.

Reuters Events launched their Digital Health Report with insights from Humana, Centene, Marshfield Clinic, CommonSpirit and more. Download your copy now.

Stellar Health announced a new partnership with Highmark Inc. to drive payment transformation and value-based care. Stellar will help Highmark accelerate new payment models and value-based care for small, independent practices.