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By MobiHealthNews 09:30 am December 31, 2019
*/ In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion. The three-month period was headlined by Bright Health’s $635 million Series D round and a $200 million raise from iFit, allowing it to edge out last year’s Q4 of 52 deals at $1.18 billion.  This is a slightly different story than what we see when taking the full year into...
By Laura Lovett 03:19 pm December 30, 2019
In late December Clinician Nexus, a startup focused on connecting students in healthcare fields with clinical rotations, picked up $1.5 million in a seed funding round. The round was led by Hyde Park Venture Partners with participation from Great North Labs, Sofia Fund and Cedars-Sinai. This new funding brings the company’s total investment number to $2.3 million.  WHAT THEY DO  The Minneapolis-...
By Jonah Comstock 11:28 am December 23, 2019
MobiHealthNews reported on 53 new acquisitions over the course of 2019. That doesn’t mean all of these deals closed this year: several of these deals were announced late in the year and won’t close until next year, while others may have closed in previous years but weren’t made public until 2019. And of course, definitions of digital health vary, and not every one of these deals will fit everyone...
By Ian Chiang 11:06 am December 20, 2019
About the Author: Ian Chiang is a principal at Flare Capital Partners, a healthcare technology and services-focused VC firm. Prior to joining Flare, he was the SVP of product and innovation and a founding member of CareAllies, Cigna’s family of multi-payer provider services, population health management, value-based care enablement and home-based care businesses. Previously, he was a digital...
By Laura Lovett 03:04 pm December 19, 2019
Emilio Health, a tech-minded pediatric behavioral health startup, announced a $5 million seed round yesterday. The new cash infusion was led by Oak HC/FT.  As part of the investment deal, Annie Lamont, Oak HC/FT’s cofounder and managing partner, will be joining Emilio Health’s board of directors.  WHAT THEY DO  Emilio is taking a hybrid approach to behavioral health. Its services will include...
By Dave Muoio 02:55 pm December 19, 2019
Gympass, a platform for employer’s benefits programs that offers fitness class bookings to members, announced this week the acquisition of Lisbon, Portugal-based artificial intelligence company Flaner. With this, the Brazil-grown fitness platform will be opening up a new “Tech Hub” in Lisbon that will begin with Flaner’s current employees and expand to a full staff of 50, according to Gympass....
By Laura Lovett 01:49 pm December 19, 2019
This year EIT Health, an EU-backed healthcare collaboration network, announced that its 2020 Wild Card Health Challenge will be focused on women’s health and digital therapeutics.  First launched in 2017, the program offers European companies a way to connect with various healthcare stakeholders. The winner of each of the categories will receive €2 ($2.22) million in funding.   Companies...
By Laura Lovett 04:04 pm December 18, 2019
This morning accelerator MassChallenge HealthTech named its class of 2020, which includes 27 startups from all over the world. This year’s list of companies includes everything from a VR-enabled digital therapeutic to care coordination products.  Startups that made this year’s cohort will have access to co-working office space and a tailored curriculum that connects startups to advisors,...
By Dave Muoio 03:28 pm December 18, 2019
OM1, a Boston-based artificial intelligence platform for clinical real-world evidence, has raised $50 million in Series C funding. Scale Venture Partners led the round consisting of support from prior backers General Catalyst, Polaris Partners and 7wire Ventures. WHAT THEY DO OM1’s cloud platform employs AI machine learning organize and analyze large datasets for real-world measures of clinical...
By Laura Lovett 01:43 pm December 18, 2019
This morning the AI-enabled diagnostic and treatment platform Paige, formerly called Paige.AI, announced a $45 million Series B funding round. The latest raise was led by Healthcare Venture Partners with participation from Breyer Capital, Kenan Turnacioglu and other funders.  Today the company has $70 million in investments. This latest round comes roughly two years after the company closed a $25...