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SmileDirectClub co-founders Alex Fenkell and Jordan Katzman

$3.2 billion tooth-straightening startup SmileDirectClub just filed to go public

SmileDirectClub, a company that provides clear aligners, on Friday filed paperwork with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to go public.
Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg. Facebook has a suicide-monitoring tool that's sent emergency responders to locations more than 3,500 times.

Facebook’s effort to stop suicides by monitoring your posts reveals a worrisome gap between tech giants and healthcare experts

Facebook has a suicide-monitoring tool that has dispatched emergency responders more than 3,500 times. But we don't know how well it works, experts say.

Dispensed: How technology is shaping the future of healthcare — for better or worse

Welcome to a very special edition of Dispensed, in which Business Insider's healthcare team dives into what the future holds for healthcare.

I tried out 7 startups that aim to make it easier and cheaper to go to the doctor. An online dermatology visit turned out to be the best one.

Getting my skin checked out in a virtual doctor visit was the most useful way for me to access an appointment I would have otherwise put off.

Technology is reshaping the future of healthcare, from biotechs that use your body to fight disease to startups upending how you go to the doctor

Healthcare makes up 18% of the US economy, a huge market for tech giants and startups. Read our new series on how they're transforming healthcare.

From suicide prevention to genetic testing, there’s a widening disconnect between Silicon Valley health tech and outside experts who see red fla...

"There's almost this implicit assumption that they play by a different set of rules," a Harvard psychiatrist and tech consultant said.

I got a new contact lens prescription without having to set foot in a doctor’s office. Here’s what it was like.

I renewed my contact lens prescription online with Simple Contacts. It took a lot less time than going to see an eye doctor, and it was cheaper, too.
Warby Parker, which got its start selling glasses, is making a big investment in eye care.

We got a new eyeglass prescription for $40 at Warby Parker without stepping foot in a doctor’s office. Here’s what it was like.

Here's what it's like to get an eyeglass prescription check done virtually via Warby Parker. The startup is investing more in doing vision checks.

Tia is trying to reinvent women’s health. We visited the startup’s first clinic to get a checkup and see how it’s different from a n...

We got a look inside Tia, the women's health clinic that opened in March. Tia charges a $150 annual fee and also bills your insurance.