January 19, 2021
The virtual care platform Conversa announced this week it has raised an additional $8 million for its Series B funding round, bringing the total amount for this raise to $20 million.
The company first announced it had raised $12 million last June led by Builders VC and Northwell Ventures. In addition to the co-leaders, the now completed Series B round also had participation from UH Ventures, P5...
August 2, 2019
Paddy Padmanabhan is founder and CEO of Damo Consulting, a growth strategy and digital transformation advisory firm that works with healthcare enterprises and global technology companies, and author of The Big Unlock: Harnessing Data and Growing Digital Health Businesses in a Value-Based Era.
My first instinct on being hit with the flu (after consulting Dr. Google, of course) was: I'm fine, I don...
July 4, 2019
Earlier detection and advances in treatment increasingly help to treat chronic diseases and cancer in ambulatory care. While this approach has tremendously improved patients’ quality of life, it also means that they are responsible for administering their own therapy, a situation that doesn’t come free of risks.
New treatment scenarios require new tools
Home medication creates new challenges for...
September 25, 2018
Among patients and providers alike, bots are beginning to make their mark on healthcare.
Supported by advancements in natural language processing and artificial intelligence, the technology is seeing an increasing variety of implementations. These range from text-based reception and customer service chatbots — for instance Novo Nordisk’s Sophia, which the company recently told MobiHealthNews has...
May 19, 2017
The days of claiming artificial intelligence as a feature that set one startup or company apart from the others are over. These days, one would be hard-pressed to find any technology company attracting venture funding or partnerships that doesn’t posit to use some form of machine learning. But for companies trying to innovate in healthcare using artificial intelligence, the stakes are...