By Tammy Lovell 09:23 am January 17, 2020
British startup Touch Surgery has borrowed $70 million to fund its training technology for doctors, according to the Telegraph. The newspaper reported that Touch Surgery arranged the loan in October last year, after having previously raised $19.5 million from the Silicon Valley venture capital fund 8VC. WHAT THEY DO  The company, which was founded by former surgeons Dr Jean Nehme and Dr Andre...
By Tammy Lovell 04:58 am January 15, 2020
Switzerland-based Type 2 diabetes treatment provider Oviva announced it has raised $21 million (€18.8 million) in Series B funding.  The round was led by Swiss healthtech investor MTIP, joined by Earlybird as new investors. Existing investors AlbionVC, F-Prime Capital, Eight Roads Ventures and Partech all participated.  It brings the total amount raised by Oviva to date to $34 million (€30.5...
By Jeff Lagasse 02:45 pm November 25, 2019
Employee engagement is a vital part in determining the success of a company's wellness program, and there are four trends to look for next year.

Above photo: Dr. Min-Han Tan, founder and CEO of Lucence. Credit: Lucence

By Dean Koh 02:14 am November 20, 2019
Singapore-headquartered genomic medicine startup Lucence announced it has raised $20 million in Series A funding. The round was led by IHH Healthcare, one of the world’s largest integrated private healthcare groups, with 80 hospitals in 10 countries worldwide. Other participants include SGInnovate, existing investors Heliconia Capital, a subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, Lim Kaling and Koh Boon...
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By Mike Miliard 06:07 am November 5, 2019
Kyruus' new Patient Access Journey Report, which polled patients about their healthcare preferences, finds an appetite for a streamlined, digitally mature scheduling experience.
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By Jeff Lagasse 06:07 am November 5, 2019
A robust web presence and offerings like online scheduling and telehealth are imperatives for health systems looking to stay relevant.

Image from Child Health Imprint's website.

By Dean Koh 12:29 am November 1, 2019
Child Health Imprints (CHIL), a neo-natal focused tech startup from Singapore, recently announced it has raised $2.3 million in its pre-Series A funding round led by healthcare investor HealthXCapital, which focuses on healthcare tech investments in South and South-east Asia. Other participants of the round include Enterprise Singapore’s (a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry...

Above photo: Suci Arumsari (Co-founder & Director Alodokter) & Nathanael Faibis (Co-founder & CEO Alodokter). 

By Dean Koh 05:23 am October 16, 2019
Indonesia-based healthcare superapp Alodokter announced that it has raised a $33M Series C funding led by Sequis Life and with participation from Philips, Heritas Capital, Hera Capital, Dayli Partners and others. Existing investors Softbank Ventures Asia and Golden Gate Ventures also participated in the round. The startup was founded in 2014 by Suci Arumsari (Co-founder & Director Alodokter...
By Laura Lovett 02:23 pm October 8, 2019
2019 has been the year of the digital health IPO. Reports are now circulating that tech-enabled primary care provider One Medical could be on deck. CNBC reports that the startup has hired JP Morgan and Morgan Stanley ahead of its IPO, according to sources "familiar with the matter." When MobiHealthNews reached out to One Medical, the company declined to comment.  One Medical is a primary care...