data analytics

By Jonah Comstock August 21, 2017
Quartet Health, a behavioral health technology company backed by Google Ventures that has worked with major insurers like Humana and Premera Blue Cross, is embarking on a its first large-scale partnership with a provider organization: California’s Sutter Health. The arrangement is part of a larger push on Sutter’s part to better integrate its mental and physical healthcare. “This very archaic way...
By Jonah Comstock May 12, 2017
Correction: A previous version of this article misstated who led the investment round. Clover Health, an insurance startup with a patient engagement bent, has raised $130 million in a round led by existing investor Greenoaks Capital Management. New investors Google Ventures, Palm Drive Capital, and Western Technology Investment and existing investors Sequoia Capital and First Round Capital also...
By Skip Fleshman February 16, 2017
About the author: Skip Fleshman is a partner at Asset Management Ventures who has invested in companies such as Proteus Digital Health, WellDoc, HealthTap, Evidation Health, Reify Health, Lark and Welkin. You can follow him on Twitter @skipfleshman and @amv. Digital health technologies will transform healthcare. Mobile phones have given health care providers the ability to engage with patients 24...
By Jonah Comstock January 9, 2017
PeraHealth, a Charlotte, North Carolina-based healthcare data analytics company, has raised $14 million in first-round funding from Mainsail Partners, a growth equity firm.  "PeraHealth is a clinical decision support company. We’re providing patient surveillance tools and systems to hospitals to really monitor patients to catch very severe types of things that can happen to a patient," CEO...
By Jonah Comstock October 29, 2015
Dr. Joseph Kvedar Dr. Joseph Kvedar, the vice president of Connected Health at Partners HealthCare, thinks the future of healthcare is in ever increasing levels of personalization and automation -- to the point where in just a few years, we might all have little automated health coaches in our smartphones, operating similarly to Siri, Cortana, or Google Now. "This is quite doable," Kvedar said...
By Jonah Comstock May 4, 2015
Meridian Health subsidiary iMPak Health has teamed up with biomedical and healthcare technology group NetScientific to create a new digital health sales and marketing company called Triventis Health. Triventis will market combined offerings from iMPak and Wanda Health, a subsidiary of NetScientific, relying on Wanda Health's offerings for data analytics andiIMPak's easy-to-use devices for remote...
By Aditi Pai February 11, 2014
At 10 pm, more people in California and the Midwest are using their fitness apps than those in the Tri-State area, (the New York, Connecticut, New Jersey region) according to a recent survey from analytics platform Mixpanel. The data set is limited to apps and websites from the 1,851 companies that use Mixpanel's services. Those include Jawbone, Fitbit, Amazon.com, Lyft, Kickstarter, and Dropbox...
By Jonah Comstock July 29, 2013
Jawbone, the San Francisco company known for its Bluetooth speakers and headsets and, more recently, for the UP wristworn activity tracker, has hired Monica Rogati, a data scientist most recently working at LinkedIn, to the newly-created position of VP of data. "I'm going to lead the data team @Jawbone; excited to be at the intersection of wearable computing, quantified self & personalized...
By Neil Versel April 24, 2013
Treato, an Israeli company that scours thousands of social media sites to glean patient insights about pharmaceuticals and treatments, has landed $14.5 million in new capital. OrbiMed Israel Partners and New Leaf Venture Partners led the round of funding, which also included previous investors Reed Elsevier Ventures and Western Technology Investments, the company says. Treato, of Yehud, Israel,...