Mallory Hackett

By Mallory Hackett 02:27 pm July 14, 2020
Hale Health today launched Hale 2.0, a redesigned version of its remote-care platform in response to the increased demand of telemedicine in the pandemic. The company rebuilt the platform in an effort to simplify the user experience for both providers and patients and increase flexibility for providers through new features and better pricing options. The updated platform will integrate with...
By Mallory Hackett 02:14 pm July 14, 2020
AristaMD completed a $24 million Series B financing round today with additional investments from Ascension Ventures and .406 Ventures. The new investments follow what was previously an $18 million round, co-led by Cigna Ventures and MemorialCare Innovation Fund (MCIF) and with participation from Avalon Ventures, CU Healthcare Innovation Fund and Stanford Health Care. WHAT THEY DO AristaMD...
By Mallory Hackett 03:42 pm July 13, 2020
Paige, a computational pathology platform, announced today an additional $15 million from Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, bringing the total capital from the firm to $20 million.  Healthcare Venture Partners also contributed an additional $5 million on top of its previous $10 million investment. With this funding, the previously announced Series B financing round increased to $70 million...
By Mallory Hackett 03:11 pm July 9, 2020
AliveCor released today KardiaCare, a digital subscription service for managing heart health at home. The service offers a suite of features that helps users interpret their heart data, monitor risk factors, identify symptom triggers and measure the impact of lifestyle changes. It will expand upon the features already provided with the company’s other ECG products, KardiaMobile and KardiaMobile...
By Mallory Hackett 01:49 pm July 8, 2020
CVS Pharmacy has announced Spoken Rx, a new feature to its app that can read a specific prescription label out loud for patients with visual impairments or who cannot read standard print labels. CVS plans to add RFID labels to its prescriptions at 1,500 pharmacy locations by the end of 2020. These smart labels can be scanned by the Spoken Rx feature in the app and then read out loud in either...
By Mallory Hackett 02:23 pm July 7, 2020
FraudScope, an artificial intelligence platform that detects heatlhcare fraud, waste and abuse, completed a $7 million Series A round of funding last week.  With this financing, FraudScope now has $10.5 million in total funding.  QED Investors, Brewer Lane Ventures and the GRA Venture Fund participated in the funding round, with support from existing investors Spider Capital, Mosley Ventures and...
By Mallory Hackett 02:15 pm July 7, 2020
RapidAI, a health tech company specializing in stroke imaging, has received clearance from the FDA for its Rapid ASPECTS neuroimaging analysis device. The product was designed to improve physicians’ interpretations of Non-Contrast CT (NCCT) scans using the automated ASPECT score, according to the company. It uses the Alberta Stroke Program Early CT Scoring (ASPECTS) and machine learning to come...
By Mallory Hackett 09:18 am July 7, 2020
Cochlear Limited announced yesterday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration clearance of three new products to be added to the company’s suite of hearing technology devices, all of which can connect to smartphones. The Premarket Approval clearances went to the Kanso 2 Sound Processor, the Nucleus 7 Sound Processor for Nucleus 22 Implant recipients and the Custom Sound Pro fitting software. The new...
By Mallory Hackett 10:08 am July 6, 2020
The U.S. Air Force has inked a $1.3 million deal with MFB Fertility in order to provide military members and their partners the former’s home fertility tests. The Air Force’s AFWERX office will invest in Proov, an at-home ovulation test with FDA clearance. The test works by measuring Pregnanediol Glucuronide (PdG), the urine metabolite of progesterone, which is released by the ovary after...
By Mallory Hackett 03:06 pm July 1, 2020
Walgreens Boots Alliance expanded its partnership with Microsoft and Adobe to launch a digital platform that will deliver personalized healthcare and shopping offerings. It will give Walgreens and Boots customers the ability to access products and services from its pharmacy and retail businesses wherever and whenever they want. This marks WBA’s second phase of its digital transformation. “At WBA...