Category: Babylon Health

  • Ease of Access: Applying the “911” Principle Across Healthcare

    Mandana Varahrami, Chief Product Officer, CipherHealth The fastest way to access healthcare in the United States isn’t through a primary care physician or urgent care or orchestrated referrals processes. It comes through three taps of a button: Nine, one, and one.  Dialing 911 during a medical emergency is a straightforward process: Callers are routed to […]

  • Digital health: the new normal?

    Personalised and tailored healthcare that utilises patient’s data is rapidly becoming a reality. Ben Hargreaves looks at the concrete steps already being taken by companies in the area. Amongst the many ways in which the pandemic has changed the way in which we live, one of the most common experiences for most people was to […]

  • Matthew’s health care tidbits, week ending Jun 5

    Each week I’ve been adding a brief tidbits section to the THCB Reader, our weekly newsletter that summarizes the best of THCB that week (Sign up here!). Then I had the brainwave to add them to the blog. They’re short and usually not too sweet!–Matthew Holt In this week’s health care tidbits, I can’t quite […]

  • Babylon Health may go public via blank cheque company merger; report

    Digital health player Babylon Health is exploring a merger with a so-called ‘blank cheque’ company as a route to a public listing, according to a Swedish investment group. Kinnevik AB – which holds a 16% stake in Babylon – said that a transaction with a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is being explored and may or […]

  • Kry secures $300m to expand virtual GP consultation services in Europe

    Digital healthcare firm Kry has secured a €262 million ($300m) investment to expand its app-based virtual GP consultation services in Europe. Operating as Livi in the UK and France said the Series D funding roud was led by CPP Investments and Fidelity Management & Research, with participation from existing investors including the Ontario Teachers’ Pension […]

  • #Healthin2Point00, Episode 190 | Forward Health, Cedar, & Babylon

    Today on Health in 2 Point 00, primary care appears to have jumped the shark because there is a deal in this episode in which the investors on the round are probably Jess’s favorite group of investors ever. Forward Health raises $225 million in a Series D – there’s Softbank money in this round as […]