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By Jonah Comstock 02:20 pm September 14, 2017
In an increasingly common transition from the consumer tech world to health tech, former Spotify VP of Product Dave Rodger has moved over to Boston-based care coordination tech company PatientPing.  “I feel strongly that healthcare providers should enjoy as high-quality an experience at work with technology as we do in our personal lives on our smartphone and web apps," PatientPing CEO Jay Desai...
By Jonah Comstock 05:35 pm June 28, 2017
PureTech Health subsidiary Akili Labs, which is working with pharma companies on health-oriented games like Project Evo, a video game for assessing and treating ADHD, has added some big names to its executive board. Former Cubist Pharmaceuticals CEO Robert J. Perez will move from advisor to executive chairman of Akili, while former DreamWorks Interactive CEO Glenn Entis, and former Chief Game...
By Heather Mack 03:24 pm October 5, 2016
Bill Evans has joined Rock Health as the digital health seed fund company’s new managing director. Evans has worked with Rock Health since the company’s early days, and has worked at Genentech and Roche Diagnostics in informatics and product development roles. Prior to Genentech, Evans was a senior software engineer at Epinions and an analyst at Goldman Sachs. “As a leader at one of our long-time...
By Aditi Pai 07:59 am September 23, 2014
Employee wellness curation platform Jiff raised $18 million in a round led by Venrock with participation from existing investors Aberdare Ventures and Aeris Capital. Jiff has raised $25.8 million to date. Jiff originally launched with a provider-to-patient education platform, called JiffPad, the company pivoted in June 2013 and now offers a service called The Health Outcomes Marketplace. The...