Category: chronic care

  • Indegene Partners with Amwell to Customized Digital Patient Engagement

    What You Should Know: – Indegene, a technology-led healthcare solutions provider, today announced a partnership with Amwell to facilitate life sciences organizations to connect patients to better quality care and drive better health outcomes. – This partnership will facilitate Indegene to enable life sciences organizations to drive virtual care automation and patient companionship to advance […]

  • Sesame Raises $27M to Expand Its National Healthcare Marketplace

    What You Should Know: Sesame, the only company proven to lower the price of medical care for American consumers raises $27M in Series B financing to expand its national marketplace of high-quality, ultra-affordable medical care for all Americans, whether they are insured or not.  – The round was led by GV (formerly Google Ventures) with […]

  • CEO Kuldeep Singh Rajput on Biofourmis’ huge Series D raise

    You may have thought the days of huge digital health rounds were over. Not quite yet! CEO Kuldeep Singh Rajput talks with Matthew Holt about Biofourmis’ $300m Series D raise. They’re in the business of sensors, digital therapeutics and chronic specialty care (cardiology/oncology) and hospital at home. And as if that wasn’t enough, they have […]

  • UpStream Selects Innovaccer Health Cloud for 360-Degree Patient Views

    What You Should Know: – Innovaccer Inc., the Health Cloud company, announced that UpStream Healthcare, the fastest-growing primary healthcare solution provider in the country, has chosen the Innovaccer Health Cloud, its Data Activation Platform, and the entire application suite to accelerate UpStream’s mission to transform U.S. healthcare by driving better outcomes for patients and improving financial […]

  • At-Home Testing is the Future, but Lab APIs are Stuck in the Past

    David Stein, CEO of Ash Wellness The rise of telemedicine and virtual care options have primed at-home testing to make a significant impact on the future of healthcare. 70% of today’s medical decisions depend on laboratory test results, but lagging lab APIs hinder the widespread launch of remote diagnostics.  Since the start of the COVID-19 […]

  • TimeDoc Health Secures $48.5M to Scale Virtual Care Management Platform

    What You Should Know: – TimeDoc Health, a Chicago-based provider of virtual care management activation, today announced it has closed a $48.5M Series B round led by Aldrich Capital Partners. – Founded in 2015, TimeDoc Health partners with PCPs and healthcare organizations to automate record-keeping for clinician/patient interactions (in-person and virtual), sending the reports to […]

  • Omada Health Raises $192M to Expand Digital Therapeutics for Chronic Disease

    What You Should Know: – Omada Health, a chronic care integrated healthcare provider, today announced its $192M in Series E funding round led by Fidelity Management & Research Company with participation from aMoon, existing investors Perceptive Advisors, Wellington Management, Civilization Ventures, and others. – Omada Health will utilize the funding to accelerate hiring at all […]

  • FemTec Health Taps GeniusRx as Exclusive Online Pharmacy Partner for D2C Platform

    What You Should Know: – Today, FemTec Health, the leading health and beauty sciences company, announced an exclusive partnership with online pharmacy company GeniusRx that will provide Awesome Woman members access to on-demand, door-to-door prescription delivery.  – Launching later this month, Awesome Woman is FemTec Health’s consumer brand that will provide personalized health and wellness […]

  • Teladoc Health Launches Chronic Condition Management Solution

    What You Should Know: – Teladoc Health, today announced the launch of Chronic Care Complete, a first-of-its-kind chronic condition management solution to help individuals improve their health outcomes while living with multiple chronic conditions.  – The solution provides members with a unified, comprehensive experience that leverages connected health monitoring devices, access to health coaches and support […]

  • Time and Goals Should Drive Your Post-COVID-19 Care Management Strategy

    Jessica Scruton, BSN, RN, CCM, VP of Clinical Transformation for Lightbeam Health Solutions COVID-19 forced many health systems to reassess and reconfigure their care management processes and staffing models so that clinicians could better manage more of their acute, complex, and otherwise healthy patients remotely to limit in-person care.  During this time, health systems likely […]

  • Glooko Raises $30M to Expand Digital Diabetes Management Platform

    What You Should Know: – Glooko, a Palo Alto, CA-based provider of remote patient monitoring and chronic care management solutions including diabetes and obesity, today announced that they have raised a $30 million Series D round of funding. The funding was led by Health Catalyst Capital along with participation from existing investors Canaan Partners, Georgian, […]

  • A New System to Fit A New Economy: How Healthcare Can Recover From COVID-19

    Paula Muto, MD, FACSFounder and CEO, UBERDOC, Inc. We are at a watershed moment. The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to reevaluate our priorities both economically and with regard to public health. Living with a healthcare system that was created in response to an emergency measure during World War II, US consumers have struggled for […]

  • Conversa Health Expands Series B to $20M with Additional $8M in Funding

    What You Should Know:  – Conversa Health raises an additional $8M, expanding its Series B round to $20M for its automated virtual care platform, totaling $34M in funding to date. – The Series B round, first announced at $12 million in June, was co-led by Builders VC and Northwell Ventures, the corporate venture arm of […]

  • COVID-19 Deferrals Lead to 3 Major Conditions Payers/Providers Must Address in 2021

    What You Should Know: – COVID-19 care deferrals lead to three major boomerang conditions that payers and providers must proactively address in 2021, according to a newly released report by Prealize. – COVID-19’s hidden victims—those who avoided or deferred care during the pandemic—will increasingly return to the healthcare system, and many will be diagnosed with […]

  • Xealth’s CEO Shares Impact of Digital Health in 2020 and What’s Ahead in 2021

    Mike McSherry, CEO & Co-founder of Xealth HIT Consultant sat down with Mike McSherry, CEO, and co-founder of Seattle-based digital prescription platform Xealth to discuss digital health lessons learned in 2020 and what we can expect in 2021. As Xealth’s CEO, Mike also works with Duke Health, UPMC, Atrium Health, and The Froedtert & the […]

  • Digital Diabetes Market to Reach $1.5B by 2024, Research Finds

    What You Should Know: – The digital diabetes market is on track to reach $1.5 billion dollars by 2024, according to a new report by Research2Guidance. – The confident growth of digital diabetes care will be driven by the growth of the global addressable market for digital diabetes services. Between 2019 and 2024, the number of diagnosed diabetics […]

  • Healthcare M&A: DAS Health Acquires Randall Technology Services

    What You Should Know: – DAS Health Ventures acquires healthcare and managed IT company Randall Technology Services (RandallTech). – This acquisition adds Allscripts® PM and EHR solutions to the DAS portfolio of supported products, and DAS Health has now added additional staff in Texas that will create opportunities for greater regional support of its entire […]

  • Rural Hospital Execs Can Beat COVID-19 By Shifting From Reactive to Proactive Care

    Eric Tran, Tulane School of Medicine Donald Voltz, MD, Aultman Hospital The COVID-19 virus is ravaging the planet at a scale not seen since the infamous Spanish Flu of the early 1900s, inflicting immense devastation as the U.S. loses more than 200,000 lives and counting. According to CDC statistics, 94% of patient mortalities associated with […]

  • Priority Health Launches Telehealth PCP Plans for Members in Michigan

    What You Should Know: – Priority Health launches its virtual-first coverage option with MyPriority Telehealth PCP plans, using top platform Doctor On Demand. – Members who choose one of the MyPriority Telehealth PCP plans will have a doctor assigned as their primary care physician (PCP) through Doctor on Demand and all visits will take place […]

  • Getting Beyond the Telehealth ‘Stop-Gap’ Mentality

    Roland Therriault, President, InSync Healthcare Solutions Since COVID-19 emerged as a major health threat, virtual care has taken off. As many as 46% of patients reported in late April that they had used telehealth to replace a canceled healthcare visit in 2020, while 48% of physicians said they had started using telehealth to treat patients.   […]

  • Digital Behavioral Health: Addressing The COVID-19 Behavioral Health Crisis

    Victor Siclovan, Director of Medicaid Transformation Project at AVIA Living through a pandemic is stressful and anxiety-inducing. Stay-at-home measures are compounding this stress, resulting in social isolation and unprecedented economic hardship, including mass layoffs and loss of health coverage. Fully understanding the impact of these pernicious trends on overall mental health will take time. However, […]

  • The Coronavirus Crisis’ Silent Death Toll: Chronically Ill Patients

    Dr. Kayur Patel, Chief Medical Officer of Proactive MD The impact of the coronavirus crisis is shining a bright light on many of the challenges facing the U.S. healthcare system.  So much more than a lack of primary care physicians and hospital beds, the all-hands-on-deck approach to combating the spread of COVID-19 has forced patients […]

  • Current Health, Dexcom Partner to Deliver Continuous, Remote Glucose Monitoring

    What You Should Know: – Current Health has partnered with Dexcom to add continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) capabilities to its remote patient monitoring (RPM) platform – enhancing care and improving outcomes for diabetics. – Dexcom CGM data will transmit directly into the Current Health wearable and platform for review by the care management and clinical […]

  • Telehealth’s Time Has Come. And It’s Here to Stay.

    Ernie Ianace, EVP Sales and Marketing at VitalTech “The numbers don’t lie,” is a famous old adage and quite appropriate with regard to the rapid rise and deployment of telehealth solutions in the medical community. It may have taken a global pandemic for society to recognize and investigate the rewards of its adoption, but statistics […]

  • Doctor On Demand Raises $75M to Expand Comprehensive Virtual Care Platform

    What You Should Know – Doctor On Demand raises $75M in Series D funding led by General Atlantic to expand comprehensive virtual care. – Doctor On Demand is seeing record usage this year – up 139% – for COVID-19 screenings, routine health issues, chronic conditions and behavioral health. San Francisco, CA-based Doctor On Demand, today announced it has raised $75 million in […]