January 19, 2018
In 2018, both social and technological trends will drive the transformation of healthcare. MobiHealthNews spoke to a range of stakeholders in the field to ask what they saw coming down the tracks. Read on for some general trends and predictions for digital health and healthcare during the coming year, and beyond. And watch this space next week for part two, including predictions about...
January 8, 2018
San Francisco-based Amino, which has offered a consumer-facing cost and quality transparency tool since 2015, is launching a new offering: its own Health Savings Account (HSA) and debit card.
“This addition of an Amino debit card, combined with, in our app, a complete HSA interface allows consumers, who are increasingly in high-deductible plans, to be successful,” CEO David Vivero told...
October 4, 2017
San Francisco-based Amino has added a new cost ratings functionality to its online healthcare marketplace platform. Employers and employees subscribed to the paid version of Amino’s service, Amino Plus, will be able to compare the cost of treatment, surgery, and now chronic care with each nearby provider, and gauge these against the app’s previously implemented care quality ratings.
“Across all 1...
April 4, 2017
San Francisco-based Amino, which offers an online healthcare marketplace platform, has raised $25 million in Series C funding. Highland Capital Management led the round, and Accel, Aspect Ventures, CRV, Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures, Pilot Wall Group and others contributed. Previously, the company raised a little over $19 million, and this new investment brings Amino’s total funding to date...
July 12, 2016
Amino, a San Francisco-based startup that has built a free, online direct-to-consumer tool for finding a doctor, has added a cost estimator module to its offering. To begin with, the feature will calculate costs for 49 procedures and treatments, though more will be added over time. It includes 500,000 doctors nationwide and 129 health insurers.
The company uses claims data, algorithms, and human...
May 10, 2016
Amino, a San Francisco-based startup that uses claims data to help consumers choose a doctor, announced today that it now has access to Medicare claims data and has been certified by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to create new healthcare quality measures focused on the healthcare consumer experience.
The company uses a database of billions of patient-doctor interactions to match...
October 26, 2015
Following up on their report on consumerism in healthcare, Rock Health Managing Director Malay Gandhi sat down with a few entrepreneurs that are trying to make direct-to-consumer business models in healthcare work. They grappled with the question of whether an increase of patients engaging with their health really translates to viability for direct-to-consumer healthcare companies.
October 20, 2015
San Francisco-based Amino, a new company that aims to use big data to help match consumers with the best doctor for them, has launched with $19.4 million in funding. Accel Partners, Charles River Ventures, Rock Health, and a number of individual investors contributed to the round.
CEO and co-founder David Vivero previously founded RentJuice, an apartment renting startup that was ultimately...