Mark Prather MD, MBA, CEO & Co-founder at DispatchHealth The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed how we interact with one another, with businesses, and with the world around us. From social distancing to hand sanitation to remote working, its impact on society is immense. And among… Read More »How the Pandemic is Accelerating the Shift to Alternative Care Delivery Models
DispatchHealth, a startup offering at-home care, raised $200 million in funding. The Denver-based company plans to use it to expand to additional states.
What You Should Know: – Humana Inc. and DispatchHealth, a provider of in-home medical care, today announced an agreement to provide Humana members with access to an advanced level of care in the home – to help enhance patients’ experience and health outcomes. The Dispatch-Humana… Read More »Humana Taps DispatchHealth to Power Hospital-Level Care in the Home
The pandemic has slowed referrals to skilled nursing facilities as Covid-19 concerns result in longer transfers. An analysis by CarePort Health found that referrals to skilled nursing facilities were down by more than 17% in the fall.
What You Should Know: – DispatchHealth launches Clinic Without Walls, a new service line offering patients a telemedicine visit with in-person assistance for more complex medical visits. – The initial service line will be available in a pilot to MultiCare patients in the Tacoma and… Read More »DispatchHealth Launches New Clinic Without Walls for Enhanced Virtual Visits to MultiCare Patients
What You Should Know: – Ro announced it has acquired Workpath, a technology platform that powers on-demand, in-home healthcare and diagnostics services nationwide. – Through this acquisition, Ro’s platform will now uniquely bring together a patient’s doctor, pharmacy, and diagnostics/lab–offering a personalized, end-to-end experience with… Read More »M&A: Ro Acquires On-Demand, In-Home Platform Workpath
What You Should Know: – Nice Healthcare raises $5M in seed funding to power the next phase of growth of its in-home and virtual primary care services. – Nice contracts directly with employers to provide unlimited access to its service under a transparent and capitated… Read More »Nice Healthcare Nabs $5M to Power ‘Frictionless’ Virtual Primary Care
What You Should Know: – Doctor On Demand and CareLinx, one of the largest professional networks for in-home care, have announced a collaboration to bring in-home virtual care services to CareLinx clients. – At a time when seniors have been encouraged to stay home to… Read More »CareLinx, Doctor on Demand Partner to Bring In-Home Virtual Care to Seniors
The partnership will combine in-home caretakers with Doctor on Demand’s telehealth services. Some of CareLinx users will be able to access virtual visits for free.