September 14, 2016
Health insurance startup Oscar Health welcomed Dr. Shaden Marzouk as new chief medical officer to the company. Marzouk joins the company from Cardinal Health, where she served as senior vice president of clinical operations and was responsible for leading acquisition and integration of new businesses in devices, services and analytics. Prior to that, Marzouk was chief of neurosurgery at William...
July 7, 2016
Silver Spring, Maryland-based mental health care management company Mindoula Health has acquired Care at Hand, a Boston-based healthcare analytics company that offers a mobile-based early warning system for home caregivers, for an undisclosed amount.
"We have dedicated our company to transforming what we see as a broken behavioral health system,” Mindoula CEO Steve Sidel said in a statement. “Our...
August 5, 2015
Boston-based healthcare analytics company Care at Hand has raised $560,000. The round was led by strategic investor PCG Public Partnerships, a financial management services firm that helps state, county, and local public agencies to implement a participant-directed service model so they can make personalized choices about which services they receive within their budgets.
Care at Hand offers a...
May 27, 2015
Focus group data from the Center for Health Care Strategies
Digital health is one of the biggest areas of opportunity to help low income populations and, in the process, reduce costs for providers that treat Medicaid populations. But challenges hold it back, including available apps that aren’t up to snuff, and a system for validating digital health interventions that’s somewhat lacking. That...
August 10, 2013
Weight Watchers online portal and app.
This week in mobile health, we saw FDA clearances for Alere and Verizon, trials from Scripps and Qualcomm, and some interesting new products in the consumer health sphere from Beddit, Emotiv, and BioBeats. Some other articles from around the web have also highlighted mobile health trends. Here's some interesting pieces that caught our eyes this week.
April 4, 2013
Last January StartUp Health announced a special class of consumer health startups that would benefit from mentorship and support from GE Healthcare. Now the company has announced its first class of 13 companies (up from 10 originally announced) to participate in the 3-year program, funded through GE's $6 billion healthyimagination initiative.
As we reported at the time, companies in the program...
December 20, 2011
Mobile health incubator Rock Health recently announced its second group of startups, the "Spring Class of 2012." The 15 companies will begin the incubator's five month program in January. The program includes $20,000 in grants, mentorship from health policy and business experts, as well as office space.
Rock Health, founded by four Harvard Business School graduates, launched as an digital health...