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By Jonah Comstock August 4, 2017
Teladoc CEO Jason Gorevic certainly had a lot to talk about on yesterday’s Q2 earnings call. Referencing the recent legislation in Texas and the company’s acquisition of Best Doctors, Gorevic called Q2 2017 "the most exciting quarter in the company's history”. On the call, Gorevic delved into some details about how Teladoc and best Doctors will integrate, shared some future plans for the company...
By Jeff Lagasse August 3, 2017
Chicago-based eazyScripts, a provider of e-prescribing software for telemedicine, has completed $2 million in Series A financing through private equity firm Bluff Point Associates.   The company’s e-prescribing solution was built to address the specific needs of telemedicine providers, aiming for a user experience that’s fast and efficient. EazyScripts said its clients are saving time, increasing...
By Jonah Comstock August 3, 2017
DexCom hasn’t been shy about its plan for opening up the CGM market by encouraging CGM use in a wider group of people with diabetes — including, eventually, people with Type 2 diabetes. On its second quarter earnings call, the company went deep on that focus on the future. “More and more people with diabetes are adopting CGM that as the primary tool to manage their condition, especially as we...
By Jonah Comstock August 2, 2017
Nashville, Tennessee-based Satchel Health has picked up another $1.5 million in funding, less than a year after its million-dollar angel round. Existing investor NueCura Partners contributed along with an unnamed group of local investors. This brings the company's total funding to about $2.5 million. “The board’s decision to seek an additional round of funding is a result of an increasing need...
By Jonah Comstock August 2, 2017
Fruit Street Health, a digital health and telemedicine company currently focused on delivering a digital diabetes prevention program, has raised $3 million in new funding from physician investors. Dr. Jeremy Tucker, a senior emergency medicine physician on the board of directors of Fruit Street, led the round, which brings the company's total funding to $8.4 million. Raising money from physicians...
By Jonah Comstock August 1, 2017
XLerate Health, a ​Louisville, Kentucky-based healthcare startup accelerator, announced its fifth class of health startups today. Eight startups will go through the company's 12-week course, which includes office space and mentorship in exchange for a 2 percent equity stake in the company. In previous years, XLerate offered companies an optional $20,000 stipend in exchange for upping the equity...
By Jeff Lagasse July 25, 2017
Circulation is looking to change the way non-emergency patients are delivered to the hospital, and those efforts were bolstered Tuesday by the news that it raised $10.5 million in Series A financing from a group of leaders across the healthcare system.   Flare Capital Partners and The Providence Service Corporation co-led the investment and were joined by Boston Children’s Hospital, Echo Health...
By Jeff Lagasse July 25, 2017
As a concept, using artificial intelligence to monitor the health of ambulatory patients got a boost on Tuesday as physIQ, an AI-centered healthcare outfit, closed $8 million in Series B financing, led by 4490 Ventures. Joining 4490 is the Global Health Sciences Fund through Quark Venture Inc. and GF Securities, along with existing investor LionBird and others. Dan Malven, managing partner at...
By Jeff Lagasse July 25, 2017
New York-based Maven, a digital women's health clinic, has raised $10.8 million in a Series A financing round that brings the company’s total funding to more than $15 million, the company announced Tuesday. The round was led by Spring Mountain Capital with participation from 14W, DGNL, and Colle Capital. All existing investors, including 8VC, Great Oaks Venture Capital, The Box Group, and Female...
By Jeff Lagasse July 24, 2017
WebMD Health Corp., operators of the popular WebMD website, is being acquired by Internet Brands, a portfolio company of KKR, for about $2.8 billion. A subsidiary of Internet Brands will float a tender offer in the next 10 business days to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of WebMD common stock for $66.50 per share, to be paid in cash when the transaction’s a done deal. The...