May 3, 2019
CirrusMD, a Denver-based chat-first telemedicine company, has raised $15 million in Series B funding bringing the company’s total funding to $26 million. Drive Capital and the Colorado Impact Fund led the round with additional participation from existing investors.
In addition to the funding, the company announced a new partnership with the VA, via its subcontractor Iron Bow.
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February 11, 2019
MDLive launched a new asynchronous virtual care service last week that lets patients submit describe their condition through a text-based assessment and receive an emailed treatment plan within two hours.
MDLive Go — which the telehealth company is demoing this week at HIMSS19 in Orlando, Florida — collects, organizes and documents the results of a condition-specific assessment provided to...
May 3, 2018
Most patients today are also consumers used to getting what they need, when they need it.
This, coupled with the demand for more healthcare services, means that the way healthcare is provided is going to change in the future. As providers struggle to keep up with growing needs of an aging population, industry experts are looking at how virtual healthcare can save time, cut costs, and lead to...
November 15, 2017
The Foley Telemedicine and Digital Health Survey revealed more interest and use of telemedicine amongst health organizations. The survey was conducted by Foley & Lardner LLP, a law firm with a telemedicine team.
In 2014, 87 percent of survey respondents reported that they did not expect most of their patients to be using telemedicine by 2017. However, this year three-quarters of respondents...
October 12, 2016
App-enabled “full stack health plan” Zoom+, which offers telemedicine, walk-in clinics, and health insurance as an integrated, tech-enabled offering in the Portland, Oregon area, has launched a new feature, Zoom+Care Chat. The new feature allows Zoom+ users to get medical advice and even prescriptions via secure messaging and, ideally, will increase convenience for patients while also reducing...
September 1, 2016
NYC-based asynchronous telemedicine service Sherpaa quietly opened its doors this week to direct-to-consumer business. Previously, text message and app access to Sherpaa doctors was available only via an employer.
"B2B is definitely our core right now, but we decided that after really refining our processes over the years and creating an entirely new delivery model that it was ready for prime...
December 8, 2015
Icebreaker Health, a relatively new telemedicine startup that raised $6.6 million in August, has expanded its Lemonaid app-based telehealth service into Michigan and New York (not to be confused with fitness tracking startup Lemonade Labs). Icebreaker Health already serves patients in Pennsylvania and California. The company's Chief Medical Officers is Dr. Jason Hwang, who co-authored The...