Within the past year, in-home companionship startup Papa has set up shop in all 50 states, launched a new virtual health offering and expanded its relationships with payer partners. Papa is in the spotlight once again, with its latest announcement being a $60 million Series… Read More »‘We’re Essentially Moving Toward Value-Based Care’: Companionship Startup Papa Raises $60M
Home-focused digital health platform Vesta Healthcare announced Tuesday it has raised an additional $65 million in growth capital. The New York City-based Vesta is a clinical provider and technology services organization that connects caregiver insights to the rest of an individual’s care team. As part… Read More »‘Homecareist’ Vesta Raises $65M to Support Pop Health Programs, Risk-Based Contracts
Insurance technology startup Bright Health has purchased Zipnosis, which provides telehealth services. Though details of the new transaction are sparse, the acquisition aims to lower healthcare costs and expand access to quality care.
Medical payments platform Inbox Health raised $15 million in series A funding. The company works with third-party billing companies to better communicate with patients and make bills clearer.
Insurance startup Bright Health is reportedly planning to raise up to $1 billion in an IPO that will be launched in the second quarter of 2021. The company, which provides several insurance products as well as an IT platform, could be valued at more than… Read More »Report: Bright Health eyes $1B IPO
Austin-based software startup Docstation is working to make it easier for pharmacists to strike agreements with physicians that would allow them to provide more patient care. It recently raised $3.1 million in seed funding.
Ginger, a startup that connects users with mental health coaches and therapists, raised $100 million in funding. The company is shifting to a risk-based model as it expands.
Health care technology company Ro has secured $500 million in Series D funding. The Series D round was led by existing investors General Catalyst, FirstMark Capital and TQ Ventures. Existing investors SignalFire, Torch Capital and BoxGroup also participated in the round. New investors included Altimeter… Read More »Ro Lands $500M to Beef Up Vertically Integrated Primary Care Platform
Nick Desai, the co-founder and CEO of Heal, announced he would step down on Tuesday. Scott Vertrees, an advisor to the company, will become the company’s new CEO.
With a new round of financing secured, in-home medical care company DispatchHealth is gearing up for another major expansion push. The Denver, Colorado-based company announced Wednesday that it has raised an additional $200 million in Series D, bringing its overall fundraising total to more than… Read More »DispatchHealth Raises $200M to Expand In-Home Medical Care Model
Dina — the Chicago-based AI-powered platform that helps bridge the gap between health systems, payers and in-home care providers — is setting its sights on expansion. It now has additional resources to accomplish that goal, too. The company announced Monday that it has raised $7… Read More »‘Care Traffic Control’ Platform Dina Raises $7M
On the heels of a $140 million funding round, insurance startup Oscar Health confidentially filed for an IPO.
The U.S. home care industry is at an inflection point. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, an increasing number of payers and health care providers began to recognize the value of non-medical home care, particularly when it comes to chronic disease management and preventative care. That… Read More »Turnover, Tiny Homes and New Technology: 2021 Predictions from 14 Home Care Executives
CityBlock Health, a startup focusing on providing care to Medicaid and dual-eligible patients, raised $160 million in funding. The Alphabet-spinout plans to use the funds to reach more patients and build out its digital care offerings.
The Austin-based startup has distributed more than 500,000 Covid-19 test kits to date, and expects total sales to quadruple by the end of the year.
Dan Trigub — the recent head of Uber Health and a former member of Lyft’s health care arm — has always been passionate about home care. Before joining Uber (NYSE: UBER), Trigub owned his own startup focused on the aging population. For the past 15… Read More »Led by Uber Health Veteran Dan Trigub, MedArrive Launches with $4.5M in Funding
Honor, a San Francisco-based startup that strikes partnerships with home care companies, raised $140 million in a series D round. The company helps manage back-office functions in exchange for a portion of their revenue.
Honor — the technology-enabled home care startup that partners with independent agencies through the Honor Care Network — is gearing up for a major expansion. Those expansion plans are built around a substantial infusion of new capital, too. The San Francisco-based Honor announced Tuesday it… Read More »Honor Raises $140M to Fuel National Expansion
Medly, a New York-based digital pharmacy startup that offers same-day prescription delivery, raised $100 million in a series B round.
Oak Street Health, a Chicago-based company that operates primary care centers for Medicare patients, filed initial IPO paperwork on Friday. The company has not yet priced the offering, but it plans to use the proceeds to repay a loan and grow its business.