TigerText

By Jonah Comstock October 17, 2016
On-demand digital health concierge Accolade Health, which provides its services for employers, health plans and health systems, made several hires over the last few weeks. Two weeks ago the company appointed Dr. Ivor Horn as Chief Medical Officer. A board-certified pediatrician, Horn previously served as medical director of the Center for Diversity and Health Equity at Seattle Children's Hospital...
By Aditi Pai November 11, 2015
Healthcare-focused secure messaging company TigerText has raised $50 million led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from Invus Group and Accolade Partners, as well as existing investors Shasta Ventures, OrbiMed, and Reed Elsevier. This brings the company's total funding to $79.2 million. TigerText offers a secure messaging app, available on iOS and Android devices, as well as an API...
By Aditi Pai August 14, 2014
By the end of the second quarter this year, digital health funding had already surpassed the total funding for 2014, according to a June 2014 report from Rock Health. This growth also shows in the top funded companies for the first half of the year. While Proteus Digital Health received the largest investment in the first half of 2014 as well as the first half of 2013, last year Proteus raised $...
By Jonah Comstock January 27, 2014
Secure messaging platform TigerText raised $21 million in second round funding to expand its business. Shasta Ventures led the round, with new investors OrbiMed, Reed Elsevier Ventures, and TELUS Corporation also contributing. Existing investors Easton Capital, New Leaf Venture Partners, and New Science Ventures made up the rest of the round. "[Shasta Ventures] have a really significant...
By Neil Versel June 25, 2013
Mobile operator Sprint Nextel has teamed up with TigerText, a privately held, Santa Monica, Calif.-based provider of secure text messaging services, to offer two texting products for healthcare enterprises that safeguard protected health information to HIPAA standards. The basic service, called Sprint Enterprise Messenger – Secure is provided by TeleMessage, an Israeli company that builds secure...
By Brian Dolan March 9, 2013
Nuance's MD survey on voice-enabled, virtual assistants Ahead of the big event in New Orleans, Nuance Communications surveyed 10,000 doctors in the US about how virtual assistants, think Apple's iPhone voice query tool Siri, might affect healthcare. Based on the survey, 80 percent of US physicians believe that they will "drastically change" how they interact with and use EHRs and other healthcare...
By Brian Dolan December 13, 2012
This afternoon MobiHealthNews is hosting its fifth online event for 2012: Texting in Healthcare. We'll be discussing an all-important topic for healthcare providers: secure messaging, both between providers and between providers and patients. In addition to a question-and-answer period with attendees, the webinar will also include presentations from Brad Brooks, President and Co-Founder,...
By Brian Dolan February 3, 2012
TigerText, which offers secure mobile messaging to healthcare companies, announced an $8.2 million round of funding led by Easton Capital and New Science Ventures. This second round of funding brings the company's total backing to more than $10 million. The Santa Monica-based company's flagship product, TigerText Pro for Business, enables HIPAA-compliant messaging between nurses, physicians, and...
By Chris Gullo November 5, 2011
Pagers for healthcare are going the way of the dodo, according to middleware healthcare device maker Amcom. MobiHealthNews recently spoke to Amcom president Chris Heim and mobile product manager Brian Edds about their company's place in the evolving mHealth industry. "When it comes to medical devices, input devices [oximeters, blood pressure monitors, glucometers, etc.] and output devices [...

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