Tag: health

How Hospitals Are Using AI to Battle Covid-19

Overwhelmed and under-equipped, some health centers are innovating in the midst of the global pandemic.

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Why Are Health Care Providers Forced to Downsize Just When We Need Them Most?

The coronavirus crisis has disrupted health providers’ business models.

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The Varying International Responses to Covid-19, and the U.S. Stimulus Package

Felix and Mihir discuss how and why countries have varied in their approach to Covid-19, and they debate the design of the U.S. stimulus package.

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Leading VCs discuss how COVID-19 has impacted the world of digital health

In December 2019, Extra Crunch spoke to a group of investors leading the charge in health tech to discuss where they saw the most opportunity […]

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How Working Parents Can Prioritize Sleep

When you think you don’t have time for it is when you need it the most.

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Your Employee Tested Positive for Covid-19. What Do You Do?

Be compassionate — but act quickly.

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Hospitals Need Cash. Health Insurers Have It.

Coronavirus has delayed non-urgent care, leading to a financial crisis.

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The Housing Crisis, and Helping Renters During the Pandemic

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss the housing crisis and what the coronavirus pandemic means for renters.

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Science Fights the Coronavirus

The exponential growth of COVID-19 is threatening to bring down the world economy. To understand the pandemic, Azeem Azhar discusses possible scenarios with the complex-systems […]

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Ranked: Global Pandemic Preparedness by Country

Ranked: Global Pandemic Preparedness by Country The world has experienced many pandemics throughout its history, but not every era has had the benefit of modern […]

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Hospital droid Diligent Robotics raises $10M to assist nurses

28% of a nurse’s time is wasted on low-skilled tasks like fetching medical tools. We need them focused on the complex and compassionate work of […]

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Bonus Episode: Coronavirus News and Industry Bailouts

Youngme, Felix, and Mihir discuss coronavirus news, debate airline bailouts, and share their reflections on the crisis.

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Build Your Resilience in the Face of a Crisis

Three strategies for taking care of your mental health.

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Estimating the Global Growth of Coronavirus

According to the COVID-19 data aggregated by John Hopkins, there are now over 200 thousand cases of coronavirus globally. And from what it…Continue reading on […]

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Anxiety Is Contagious. Here’s How to Contain It.

It’s especially important in times of mass uncertainty.

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Reflections on the Ongoing Coronavirus Crisis

Youngme and Mihir reflect on the ongoing pandemic and its latest economic repercussions.

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16 Lessons from Warren Buffett for COVID-19 Investors

This post is curated by Keith Teare. It was written by Burgess Powell. The original is [linked here] Warren Buffett famously advised, “Be fearful when […]

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Heartbeat Health raises $8.2M to improve cardiovascular care

While you’ve probably spent a lot of today thinking about the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s worth remembering that other health issues aren’t going away — and […]

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Estimating the Number of Future Coronavirus Cases in the United States

With the CDC and US authorities scrambling to get enough coronavirus tests ready for the public, it would be helpful if we could estimate…Continue reading […]

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COVID-19 infection growth rates, lagged mortality rates, and other interesting statistics

If you can’t measure something, you can’t understand it. If you can’t understand it, you can’t control it. If you can’t control it, you…Continue reading […]

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