Category: Babylon

  • #HealthTechDeals Episode 5: Wellster, Casana, Babylon, and Atlas Health

    How many more beloved TV characters does Peleton have to give a heart attack to before somebody steps in? Jess can’t take it anymore, and we hash out some new deals: Infermedica raises $30 million; Wellster gets a fresh $20 million; Casana the smart toilet seat maker raises $30 million; Babylon buys DaytoDay Health and […]

  • The tech revolution reshaping European healthcare

    The European health tech industry has made a “quantum leap” into using digital health technology due to the pandemic with the help of a growing number of trailblazing entrepreneurs, according to AlbionVC. The London-based venture capital firm provides a useful overview of how healthcare has changed over the last decade, and where digital health is […]

  • #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 […]

  • Primary care physicians outperform eight symptom checkers

    In a study that tested eight symptom checkers against seven primary care providers, physicians still outperformed the apps. But between them, there was wide variation in the apps’ accuracy and safety, as well as the conditions they could assess.

  • Study finds big differences between top symptom checker apps

    Apps that patients can use to report symptoms and seek advice on treatment are highly variable in their accuracy, but some come close to matching GPs, says a new study. The peer-reviewed study – published in the journal BMJ Open – compared eight of the most popular symptom assessment apps to a control group of […]