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Trending News – May 27, 2021

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In this minisode, Mindy, Ryan, and Jen discuss a few recent newsworthy items including: the potential waiving of international patent protections for COVID-19 vaccines (00:35), Walmart’s acquisition of telehealth company MeMD right as AmazonCare signs its first customer (05:20), and movement in the hospital-at-home space with Mayo Clinic and Kaiser Permanente’s investment into acute care company, Medically Home (08:53).

Podcast Tags: healthcare, healthcare news, telehealth, healthcare investment, COVID-19

Source Links – Below, we’ve listed links to some of the stories and resources discussed on this show.

· https://www.npr.org/sections/coronavirus-live-updates/2021/05/05/993998745/biden-backs-waiving-international-patent-protections-for-covid-19-vaccines

· https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2021-05-08/eu-tells-biden-to-export-vaccines-now-and-worry-about-ip-later?mkt_tok=ODUwLVRBQS01MTEAAAF89Tk5m7ShsEm0KIkMwOZK39Dv8cr78LRG7Zgbx9L0rVPl7tdE1HirKtLrMu-etXgRb0GIFGXyrR8-bQ-4tRneOXc_zVB3C8kiIao0YiDN6Hyt

· https://www.fiercepharma.com/pharma/don-t-expect-lifting-covid-19-vaccine-patents-to-happen-quickly-if-at-all-analysts?mkt_tok=Mjk0LU1RRi0wNTYAAAF89hxn0kk_FRFBZ_3Iwevy1qT4RcJk2wCs46oWxbD8fmpyepvvK6RmMfySqLByOxW0hynnfzL9howEQAeszvDQSJTP4wfhqej51xQfU3KY7f16B8NdKg&mrkid=65631392

· https://www.reuters.com/business/healthcare-pharmaceuticals/wto-chief-says-hopes-covid-patent-issue-settled-by-december-2021-05-10/

· ttps://www.fiercehealthcare.com/tech/walmart-to-acquire-telehealth-company-memd-as-amazon-care-signs-first-customer?mkt_tok=Mjk0LU1RRi0wNTYAAAF89okEjqsNtLXuuD1iCcPyOubkq1L__X2wSAnpPvwgaltLmvcQFjYiGEvYgGEP2GK6f_SBsnPvy20xpbb90EGf1QZbzVHBsxDW-o1hw26fmGu8Fc8sOA&mrkid=65631392

· https://www.statnews.com/2021/05/12/telehealth-companies-are-fueling-a-lobbying-frenzy-to-protect-their-covid-boom/

· https://www.businessinsider.com/amazon-diagnostics-new-brand-home-medical-tests-covid-sti-genomics-2021-5#

· https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/tech/mayo-clinic-kaiser-permanente-to-scale-up-hospital-at-home-efforts-100m-investment-into-tech?mkt_tok=Mjk0LU1RRi0wNTYAAAF9DwRCUxxqoJ70XBEBsX0AFOPs6sbfyoNGgqhYxxoyKvSsMG7hMDITEzeITH-NTeupzCjSG7ChTbOZ7D41LhujDt_KqUUp8S4vIoYJi91Yhe1kPordfA&mrkid=65631392

For additional discussion, please contact us at TrendingHealth.com or share a voicemail at 1-888-VYNAMIC.

Mindy McGrath, Healthcare Industry Learning Lead

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Ryan Hummel, Executive

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Jen Burke, Healthcare Industry Strategist

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