These are the weekly disruptions seen in the healthcare industry from last week (29th July to 5th August).
Food as Medicine
MetroPlusHealth, New York City’s affordable health plan and insurer, announces free dietician visits to eligible families and City workers amid increasing prices of healthy food.
NHS England will leverage at-risk patients with medical tools and devices at home to enable remote monitoring for their condition.
Researchers at Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems situated in Germany have created bacterial microrobots that will deliver drug to tumour to eradicate it.
AI and Robotics
Essen Health Care, a New York City-based medical group, employs AI-powered remote monitoring and virtual rehabilitation technology from WizeCare, a health IT vendor, to offer virtual therapy and reduce in-house visits for physical therapy care.
The US government has entered into an agreement wherein 66 million new COVID-19 booster shots by Moderna, possibly backed by $1.74B, have been ordered to fight off the sub-variants of omicron.