Marion Webb has been writing about health care issues for nearly two decades as a full-time reporter and freelancer. As the senior business reporter for the San Diego Business Journal, Marion covered new medical innovations at San Diego’s top-ranking research institutions and the medical device and life sciences industry for nearly eight years. She’s also been a regular contributor to the Los Angeles County Medical Association’s Physician Magazine and Physicians News Network focusing on new technologies, practice management, reimbursement and other trendy issues relevant to physician practices and their ability to succeed. She remains fascinated by the ever-growing numbers of innovative products coming out of the medtech sector, from potentially life-saving devices to help treat patients who otherwise wouldn’t have access to medical care to breakthrough technologies that benefit mankind. Marion earned her BA in communications from UC San Diego and continues to enjoy an active lifestyle in San Diego.
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Amwell’s increased the size of its IPO and raised $742m when it sold 41.2 million shares at $18 each.
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Taskforce On Telehealth Policy Releases Final Recommendations On Safeguarding Virtual Care Beyond Pandemic
The recommendations include lifting geographic restrictions on originating sites, reinstating HIPAA provisions and eliminating restrictions on telehealth across state lines.
Fitbit will launch its new Fitbit Sense smartwatch with ECG app in Europe, US, Hong Kong and India in October.
Telehealth company Amwell priced its stock between $14 and $16 per share for its planned IPO and partnered with Google for its cloud services.