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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...
By Laura Lovett 01:27 pm September 18, 2019
Digital diabetes and chronic care company OneDrop has landed $40 million in a Series B funding round led by pharma giant Bayer. This news coincides with the announcement that Bayer inked a deal with the startup, entering into a commercial licensing agreement to use OneDrop’s platform.  This isn’t Bayer’s first foray into digital health. The company has its own accelerator in Germany that was...

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By Dean Koh 05:19 am September 2, 2019
Originally founded in 2015 as a result of joint venture between Mayo Clinic and Hillhouse Capital, China’s Huimei Healthcare announced last week that it had closed $30M in Series C funding, led by Qiming Ventures and WuXi AppTech. The funds will be used by the company to develop its core-product, an AI-based Clinical Decision Support System (CDSS) called Dr Mayson, as well as for further product...

Above photo: Cole Sirucek, Co-founder & CEO of DocDoc. Credit: DocDoc

By Dean Koh 02:33 am August 7, 2019
DocDoc, a virtual network of physicians and hospitals supporting patients to find quality medical care in Asia, announced that it has raised $13M in its latest institutional capital round. The financing was done on a convertible note and was led by Adamas Finance Asia Limited (ADAM), a London-listed investment company, alongside leading regional family offices, a fund managed by a global...

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By Dean Koh 05:17 am July 26, 2019
Indonesia-based healthtech platform Halodoc announced that it has secured additional funding from strategic investors including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Allianz X and Prudential. Allianz and Prudential provide insurance services in Indonesia and are users of Halodoc's services. The funds will be used to further Halodoc's commitment to simplify healthcare through technology in...

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By Dean Koh 04:11 am July 10, 2019
Founded in 2011, primary healthcare aggregator HealthAssure recently announced a $2.5M Series A round led by Blume Ventures, an early stage venture capital fund. The company will use the funds to augment its healthtech platform, create sharper products that serve various primary care needs of the Indian market more effectively including hospital outpatient care (OPD) insurance products, build...
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By Mike Miliard 03:59 pm June 24, 2019
The White House wants "explainable" systems for healthcare, not black boxes, and wants research into new technologies that are "reliable, dependable, safe, and trustworthy."

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By Dean Koh 03:15 am June 4, 2019
Taiwan-based health tech startup iWEECARE announced that it has raised $1M in Pre-Series A funding, led by Singapore-based Verge HealthTech Fund, alongside Taiwan/US-based Translink Capital and Darwin Venture. The company also just received regulatory approval to market its flagship product, Temp Pal, the world’s smallest smart thermometer, in both the EU and Taiwan. What’s it about Temp Pal is a...
By Laura Lovett 03:24 pm May 9, 2019
This morning a private equity firm by the name of Warburg Pincus merged DocuTAP, maker of a tablet-based EMR and practice management software, with Practice Velocity, an urgent care EHR company. The firm plans on uniting the two companies under the name Experity.  WHAT’S THE IMPACT After the merger, the company promises existing clients that it will continue to support all platforms and service....

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By Dean Koh 06:11 am May 9, 2019
Sydney, Australia-based tech accelerator BlueChilli and Enterprise Singapore, an economic agency under the Singapore Ministry and Trade and Industry, announced that they will partner to launch a Singapore-based health tech accelerator to spur innovation and build startups that address health challenges and opportunities in Southeast Asia. BlueChilli has also joined Enterprise Singapore’s Startup...