Truveta welcomes new health system members and raises $95M; YuLife scores $70M to transform life insurance and more digital health fundings
Also: Entos works to improve drug development after closing its Series A round and Castor plans to build out its decentralized clinical trial platform with a $45 million investment.     (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - July 15, 2021 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Q & A with a startup CEO looking to disrupt life insurance
With the company ’s Predictive Protection technology, the life insurance policies are designed to adapt over time based on changes in a person’s life, so that consumers aren’t overpaying for insurance. (Source: Health Care News Headlines)
Source: Health Care News Headlines - July 12, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Emma Campbell Source Type: news

One of Ohio ’s largest health insurance firms names new Cincinnati VP
Medical Mutual of Ohio, a Cleveland-based health and life insurance company, has added to its leadership team in the Greater Cincinnati region. (Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 1, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Liz Engel Source Type: news

Will Covid-19 Vaccination Disqualify You From Life Insurance? Here Are The Claims
Posts on social media platforms like Twitter are claiming that Covid-19 vaccines are "experimental" and that status can affect your life insurance coverage. (Source: Healthcare News)
Source: Healthcare News - March 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Social Media /social-media business pharma Source Type: news

News: A Better Option than Disability and Life Insurance
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Source: Emergency Medicine News - March 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: News Source Type: news

Cigna Completes $6.3B Sale Of Non-Medical Insurance Unit To New York Life
Cigna completed the sale its group life and disability insurance unit to New York Life Insurance for $6.3 billion in a move to focus on its healthcare businesses. (Source: Healthcare News)
Source: Healthcare News - December 31, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Senior Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma Source Type: news

AIA forms exclusive APAC partnership with Holmusk
AIA, the largest public listed pan-Asian life insurance group announced earlier this month that they are forming an exclusive Asia-Pacific (APAC) partnership with data science and healthcare technology company Holmusk.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 17, 2020 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Africa: I'm HIV+, but Can I Still Take Out Life Insurance?
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] HIV status is protected in Britain by the Equality Act, so insurers should be non-discriminatory (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - July 30, 2020 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Northwestern Mutual invests in Dallas health startup targeting millennials
Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, the venture arm of Milwaukee-based financial services and life insurance company Northwestern Mutual, is investing in a Dallas health startup focused on millennials. Mountain Health Technologies, recently closed on $1.6 million in funding, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The round was led by Matchstick Ventures, a venture capital firm founded by two Techstars Ventures managing directors, and with participation from Techs tars,… (Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 29, 2020 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Brian Womack Source Type: news

FAQs About Insurance Claims Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Will my life insurance policy cover COVID-19? ... Yes. ... As long you have an active life insurance policy in good standing, your beneficiary or beneficiaries will get a death benefit should you d... (Source: News)
Source: News - July 15, 2020 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: Govt Pays U.S.$23 Million Insurance for COVID-19 Health Workers
[This Day] Abuja -The federal government has paid a total of N9 billion to fourteen insurance companies as group life insurance premium for health workers that are engaged in the fight against the spread COVID-19 pandemic disease in Nigeria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 18, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

2020 Business of Pride Ally Award: Walter White, Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America
As president and CEO of Golden Valley-based Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America, Walter White is a day-to-day ally of LGBTQ employees. (Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 11, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Malawi: Old Mutual Gives U.S.$34 Million Life Insurance Cover to COVID-19 Frontline Health Workers
[Nyasa Times] Old Mutual has given K25 billion worth of free life cover for 25, 000 Covid-19 frontline workers as the number of coronavirus cases in the country rise steadily. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Arsenic, familicide, and female physiology in nineteenth-century America - Weiss KJ.
Sarah Jane Whiteling was accused of fatally poisoning her husband and two children in Philadelphia in 1888. The case prompted public outrage over the appearance that Ms. Whiteling's motive was to collect life insurance. It was evident, however, that she wa... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Poisoning Source Type: news

How Poor Diet Contributes to Coronavirus Risk
Improving our metabolic health could help ward off future medical, economic and social calamities from whatever pathogen next comes down the pike. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - April 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jane E. Brody Tags: Diet and Nutrition Food Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Obesity Diabetes Life Insurance Source Type: news