September 19, 2014
iHealth Labs, the Mountain View, California-based subsidiary of China's Andon Health has raised $25 million, a strategic investment from Chinese investor Xiaomi Ventures.
The funding will coincide with a corporate restructuring that will transform the subsidiary into a more globally decentralized company. iHealth Labs will become simply iHealth and will be split into three regional operating...
September 18, 2014
San Francisco-based Omada Health has received $950,000 from the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) and The Kresge Foundation to expand its prediabetes program, called Prevent, to low income populations in the US.
CHCF contributed $450,000 through its CHCF Health Innovation Fund and Kresge Foundation contributed $500,000 through its Social Investment Practice. Omada Health will use the funds...
September 18, 2014
Greenville, South Carolina-based ChartSpan has raised $1 million in seed funding in a round led by Byrne Medical's Don Byrne. The Iron Yard, a digital health accelerator that incubated ChartSpan, also contributed.
ChartSpan just recently launched a patient-facing personal health record tool, which, as well as importing records in various electronic formats, can convert paper records into...
September 17, 2014
Dallas, Texas-based employee wellness company Viverae has acquired behavioral health company OneHealth for an undisclosed sum. Viverae counts 300 clients in various industries throughout the US that use its health management programs. OneHealth's offerings will bolster Viverae's by allowing users to anonymously support each others' emotional and physical health.
OneHealth offers members 24/7...
September 12, 2014
Over the years, MobiHealthNews has written about various efforts to create consumer sensors for food allergies, but they've mostly been relegated to proof of concept or research projects. Now, according to TechCrunch, startup 6SensorLabs has raised $4 million in seed funding to tackle the problem, starting with gluten detection.
The round was led by Upfront Ventures and included contributions...
September 11, 2014
Health gaming corporate wellness platform Keas raised $7.4 million, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to date to at least $32.9 million. Previous investors in the company include Atlantic Ventures and Ignition Partners. Keas was co-founded by the original Google Health chief Adam Bosworth.
Keas' corporate wellness program offers users a social health and wellness...
September 10, 2014
Glen Tullman, the former Allscripts CEO who left the company at the end of 2012 by mutual agreement, is back in the health field. His newest venture, Livongo, launched from the stage of TechCrunch's Disrupt conference in San Francisco and has already raised a $10 million funding round from General Catalyst Partners.
"Our plan is to use the experience gained in Silicon Valley on consumer ...
September 9, 2014
Remote cardiac monitoring company eCardio has agreed to merge with wearable, remote monitoring device maker Preventice. The new company, which is called Preventice, said the merger will allow it to "drive innovation and growth in remote monitoring systems and mobile health applications".
Preventice's co-founder Jon Otterstatter will be the president and global strategy officer of the new company...
September 8, 2014
Helsinki, Finland-based Beddit announced that with their most recent round of funding, the company has reached $8 million in funding to date. The round was led by Inventure. Beddit will use the investment to help fund its US and European product distribution in time for the holiday shopping season.
Beddit's sensor uses ballistocardiography to detect individual heartbeats from cardiac contraction...
September 8, 2014
Boston-based patient engagement and care management company Wellframe raised $8.5 million in a funding round led by Draper Fisher Jurvetson (DFJ), with additional investment from Formation 8, Waterline Ventures and Queensbridge Venture Partners. This brings the company's total funding to date to $10 million.
Existing investors include athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush; Tim Draper, founder and...