Investors

By Laura Lovett 03:01 pm February 28, 2020
Yesterday morning healthcare data platform Ribbon Health announced that it closed a $10.25 million Series A funding round. Veteran digital health investor Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) led the round, and Y Combinator and BoxGroup also participated.  A number of individual health tech CEOs also contributed to this round, including Flatiron Health CEO Nat Tuner, Clover Health CEO Vivek Garipalli and...
By Dave Muoio 03:00 pm February 28, 2020
The year 2019 was good to Teladoc Health. Although still operating at a loss, the virtual care provider enters the new year hot with reports that revenue and visits — domestic and international, paid membership and visit fee — all outpaced the company’s projections. Teladoc said during a Wednesday afternoon earnings call that it is expecting that growth to continue. Part of this is due to the...
By Laura Lovett 04:29 pm February 27, 2020
Caravan Health, a company that helps providers transition into accountable care organizations (ACO), has dipped into the digital space with the acquisition of patient engagement tech vendor Wellpepper, according to the startup’s former CEO Anne Weiler.  Founded in 2012, Wellpepper works with health plans to provide their patients with digital treatment plans, messaging services and an alert...
By Laura Lovett 01:34 pm February 27, 2020
This morning digital physical therapy program Sword Health announced that it scored $9 million in the second phase of its Series A funding round, which brings the round's total to $17 million. Khosla Ventures led with participation from Founders Fund, Green Innovations, Lachy Groom, Vesalius Biocapital and Faber Ventures. This news comes roughly a year after the startup announced the $8 million...
By Dave Muoio 01:33 pm February 27, 2020
K Health, a free symptom checking app with optional paid telehealth features, announced this morning a $48 million Series C round led by 14W and Mangrove Capital. Anthem, Lerer Hippeau, Primary Ventures and other unnamed backers also contributed. WHAT THEY DO Using a dataset comprised of physician notes, lab results, treatments, prescriptions, prior visits and other anonymized interactions, K...
By Laura Lovett 03:43 pm February 24, 2020
Last week tech-enabled health assessment company Q Bio emerged out of stealth mode and announced a $40 million in Series B funding. Andreessen Horowitz led the round with participation from Vinod Khosla of Khosla Ventures.  Following their investments, Andreessen Horowitz’s Vijay Pande and Khosla will be joining the board.  WHAT THEY DO  The company conducts a full workup of patients based on...
By Laura Lovett 02:41 pm February 24, 2020
Digital health engagement platform Sharecare announced this morning that it is acquiring Visualize Health, a population health and quality measurement platform that helps providers catch any gaps in patient care.  Visualize Health’s program is focused on the value-based care model. Its platform helps to identify any quality measure gaps and deficiencies in documentation. When the program catches...
By Dave Muoio 11:29 am February 24, 2020
Healthcare benefits assistance platform HealthJoy has brought in a $30 million Series C funding round, according to a TechCrunch interview being promoted by the startup. Health Velocity Capital led the round, which also included returning backers US Venture Partners, Chicago Ventures and Epic Ventures, among other individual investors. WHAT THEY DO Founded in 2014, HealthJoy expanded its business...
By Laura Lovett 11:33 am February 21, 2020
Yesterday morning telemedicine company Cloudbreak Health announced that it scored $10 million in investments from Columbia Partners Private Capital.  WHAT THEY DO Cloudbreak Health combines telehealth and integrated language services aimed at helping patients with limited English proficiency or who are hard of hearing. The platform looks to provide patients with speciality care such as psychiatry...
By Laura Lovett 02:51 pm February 20, 2020
This morning workforce management system IntelyCare raked in $45 million in its Series B funding round. The total funding number was made up of equity and debt financing. Endeavour Vision led the round with participation from Kaiser Permanente Ventures and Generator Ventures.  WHAT THEY DO  The company focuses on matching nurses and certified nursing assistants with acute healthcare facilities...