Parent of 1,000-physician network acquires digital health firm
The acquisition “represents a significant milestone in Catalyst’s strategy to combine team-based care with best-in-class technologies to support patients and providers throughout the care journey,” Catalyst said in the release.
Last year saw $41 billion invested in digital health companies. That’s billions and billions of dollars put toward innovating and improving a healthcare system that virtually all stakeholders believe is in desperate need of reimagination, reconstruction and revolution.
Pharmacists acting as an extension of physicians’ care teams is a key component of the tech-enabled, integrated care team I described above. Medication errors, poor adherence, incomplete treatment plans, and lack of communication around prescriptions have significant implications on the health of patients and contribute to rising costs. By integrating…