Tag Archives: Healthcare

Healthcare companies cashing in on financing vehicle boom – Modern Healthcare

Despite all its bad news, 2020 has been a good year for burgeoning healthcare companies that have capitalized on the meteoric rise of shell companies pouring billions of dollars into taking them public. This year’s market uncertainty, among other factors, has prompted an explosion in initial public offerings among so-called special purpose acquisition corporations, companies… Read More »

Health-care stocks fall on uncertainty over Supreme Court and Obamacare

Supporters of the Affordable Care Act celebrate as the opinion for health care is reported outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, June 25, 2015. Al Drago | CQ Roll Call Shares of health insurers and hospitals sold off sharply Monday, following the death of supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the looming battle… Read More »

Healthcare experts call for action on climate change and inequality

Global health leaders discussed the challenges of climate change and widening inequality during the closing keynote sssion, ‘Climate Change, Social Determinants of Health: Leading Recovery and Preparing for the Future’. The speakers were Prof Jan Semenza, lead of the Health Determinants Programme, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in  Sweden, Professor Prof Sam Shah,… Read More »

The Racial Divide Due to COVID-19 Also Applies to Healthcare and Pharma Costs

Into the sixth month of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., it’s clear that COVID-19 has wreaked a greater mortality and morbidity impact on people of color than on white adults. A new Gallup-West Health poll found that the coronavirus also concerns more non-white Americans than whites when it comes to the cost of health… Read More »