Cigna will now let you go to the doctor on your phone
| Forbes

Health insurance company Cigna is launching a new video-based primary care service that will reach over 12 million people. The company is partnering with MDLive, which already provides telehealth services to several hospitals including Humana and some locations of Blue Cross Blue Shield. However, this is the first time it has waded into primary care. Due […]

Cigna Expands MDLive Telehealth Partnership To Primary Care
| Forbes

Health insurance giant Cigna is expanding online access to primary care physicians via its telehealth partner MDLive for the insurer’s employer-sponsored plan clients. The move is significant because it greatly expands the use of telehealth and “virtual access” to doctors from the already existing behavioral health and urgent care services MDLive offers Cigna employer-sponsored health […]

Circulating Tumor DNA Methylation Profiles May Aid in Colorectal Cancer Early Diagnosis, Prognosis
| genomeweb

NEW YORK – The methylation profiles of circulating tumor DNA may help diagnose colorectal cancer as well as predict patient prognosis, findings that may form the basis of a new cancer test. Early detection of colorectal cancer helps improve patients’ survival, but colonoscopy-based screening is invasive, time-consuming, and expensive, all of which may adversely influence […]