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By Dean Koh 03:47 am April 22, 2020
AXA Asia, which is part of global insurer AXA, has announced it will be offering free teleconsultations to approximately 6.5 million people in Asia, including under-served patients in remote, rural areas, with limited healthcare access. AXA plans to extend these services further, including in South East Asia. Through a strategic alliance with Tencent Trusted Doctors, the largest online medical...
By Tammy Lovell 03:54 am February 4, 2020
Digital startup Medloop has raised €6 million in investment to enhance its product offering and continue expansion across Germany and the UK. The investment was made by Kamet Ventures and AXA. WHAT THEY DO  Medloop is an integrated patient management tool that offers doctors a browser-based dashboard to manage their patient base, and a native mobile application for patients to access care...
By Laura Lovett 03:07 pm January 23, 2018
A new technology promises to give users an estimated lens prescription in 10 seconds. PlenOptika, a startup spinout of MIT, uses the auto refractor to measure refractive errors of the eye and produces estimated prescriptions, MIT News reports. The technology, named QuickSee, is more affordable than what is currently on the market, which could make it more accessible for people living in...
By Jonah Comstock 04:42 pm January 18, 2018
The CareVoice, a Shanghai, China-based digital health startup targeting the insurance market, has raised $2 million in early-stage funding. Haitao Capital and SOSV, two China- and US-based venture capital firms, led the round. Other Chinese and Southeast Asian investors also contributed. The CareVoice offers a cost- and quality-transparency tool that is available to the public, but which includes...
By Jonah Comstock 05:59 pm June 27, 2017
London-based BioBeats has signed a distribution agreement with European health insurer AXA PPP that will put its app, Hear and Now, into the hands of tens of thousands of employees at companies like JP Morgan and KPMC. "Hear and Now" is designed to help employees cope with work stress. It monitors a user’s heart rate and respiration while providing the user with mindful breathing exercises to...
By Jonah Comstock 11:56 am May 25, 2016
Wellth, a Brooklyn-based digital health company focused on improving patient adherence by paying people to make healthier choices, has raised $2 million. AXA Strategic Ventures (ASV), the venture arm of the multinational insurance firm AXA, led the round. B-Fore Capital, I2BF Venture Capital, Beta Bridge Ventures and AltaIR Capital also contributed. “We are seeing a lot of interest for our...