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  • Doceree Lands $11M for Physician-Only Platform for Precision Marketing

    What You Should Know: – Doceree, a global network of HCP-only platforms for programmatic messaging raises $11M in a Series A funding round led by Eight Roads Ventures to enrich programmatic messaging offerings for health information technology (HIT) platforms to improve the distribution of hyper-relevant messages to prescribers. The round also included participation from F-Prime Capital and Alkemi Growth Capital. – Doceree’s platform offers real-time measurement solutions to understand […]

  • Q1 2022 Digital Health Funding Reaches $6B Across 183 Deals

    What You Should Know: – Rock Health report reveals Q1 2022 digital health funding closed with $6.0B across 183 deals, and an average deal size of $32.8M. – Q1 2022 digital health funding was significantly behind Q4 2021’s $7.3B and the trailing twelve month quarterly average of $7.1B. Digital health funding reached a total of $6B in Q1 2022 across […]

  • Eleos Closes $20M to Unlock CareOps Automation for Behavioral Health

    What You Should Know: – Eleos Health has announced a $20 million Series A round, co-led by F-Prime Capital and Eight Roads Ventures, bringing their total raise to $28 million.  – Eleos Health is a behavioral health application for voice AI, operating ambiently in the background of mental health clinician-patient conversations. It’s in production use […]

  • Equip Raises $58M for Virtual, Evidence-Based Eating Disorder Treatment

    What You Should Know: Equip, a provider of virtual, evidence-based eating disorder treatment in the U.S., today announced a $58M Series B funding round, bringing the company’s total funding to $75M. The Series B round was led by The Chernin Group (TCG), an early investor in Headspace and was joined by Tiger Global and General […]

  • AppliedVR Lands $29M for VR Platform to Treat Chronic Pain

    What You Should Know: – AppliedVR, a Los Angeles, CA-based company advancing the next generation of digital medicine, today announced $29 million in Series A funding, bringing its total funds raised to date to $35 million. The round, which includes key investors F-Prime Capital, JAZZ Venture Partners, Sway Ventures, GSR Ventures, Magnetic Ventures and Cedars-Sinai, […]

  • VR and AR Simulation Medical Training Can Reduce Medical Errors

    Adam Dougherty, MD, MPH Chief Medical Officer, SimX Human error is an inevitable event in the practice of any trade, including healthcare and medicine. The errors made in medicine can have many negative effects for patients and healthcare providers. A study out of Johns Hopkins in 2016 found that medical errors accounted for over 250,000 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Hurdle Secures $5M for Digital Mental Health Platform for People of Color

    What You Should Know: – Washington, D.C.-based Hurdle raises $5M in seed funding to accelerate its digital mental health platform for people of color. – Hurdle aims to provide an innovative teletherapy solution for employers and insurers; aims to remove barriers to mental health care for People of Color by rooting its services in evidence-based […]

  • For Better Patient Care Coordination, We Need Seamless Digital Communications

    Catherine Thomas: Co-Founder and VP, Customer Engagement, careMESH  Peter Tippett MD, PhD: Founder and CEO, careMESH A recent Advisory Board briefing examined the annual Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Readmission penalties.  Of the 3,080 hospitals CMS evaluated, 83% received a penalty for payments to be made in 2021, based on expected outcomes for a […]

  • COVID-19: How Hospitals Can Create Better Inpatient Bed Capacity through Math

    Dr. Pallabi Sanyal-Dey, Associate Professor of Medicine at UCSF & Director of Client Services at LeanTaaS Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, key elements of hospital operations such as managing inpatient bed capacity, and access to ventilators and PPE have taken center stage. The general public got a crash course on what hospitals need […]

  • M&A: Centene to Acquire AI Healthcare Analytics Platform Apixio

    What You Should Know: – Centene Corporation acquires AI healthcare analytics platform Apixio to additional data and AI capability to technology portfolio. – Apixio will remain an operationally independent entity as part of Centene’s Health Care Enterprises group to continue bringing value to its clients and the industry. Centene Corporation, today announced it has signed […]

  • Banner Health Taps Innovaccer’s Data Activation Platform to Power Digital Transformation

    What You Should Know: – Banner Health, one of the country’s largest non-profit healthcare systems, has partnered with Innovaccer for its digital transformation. – Banner Health will leverage the platform to create unified patient records that drive comprehensive, preventive, and whole-person care solutions for patients across the care continuum. Banner Health, one of the country’s […]

  • Were We Mentally Ready for COVID-19? Why It’s Time to Take Behavioral Health Seriously

    Dr. Jacob Lazarovic M.D., IMCS Group As you read this, over 200,000 American deaths have been attributed to the virus. The influx of cases continues, while state and local economies are experiencing hardship, children are shuttered in their homes learning remotely, grown children are moving back home and the “new normal” disrupts nearly all of […]