CHCF

By Aditi Pai 11:14 am May 19, 2016
The California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) Health Innovation Fund has invested $725,000 in Encino, California-based mPulse Mobile. This brings the company’s total funding to just over $14 million. mPulse Mobile spun out of secure mobile messaging company mobileStorm about a year ago to focus on the healthcare sector, which was the fastest growing sector for mobileStorm. mPulse’s secure...
By Aditi Pai 09:49 am September 18, 2014
San Francisco-based Omada Health has received $950,000 from the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) and The Kresge Foundation to expand its prediabetes program, called Prevent, to low income populations in the US. CHCF contributed $450,000 through its CHCF Health Innovation Fund and Kresge Foundation contributed $500,000 through its Social Investment Practice. Omada Health will use the funds...
By Brian Dolan 04:08 am June 11, 2013
The California Health Care Foundation's CHCF Innovation Fund announced this week that it has invested a total of slightly more than $1 million in Madison, Wisconsin-based Asthmapolis, which offers a FDA-cleared inhaler sensor and app for people with asthma, COPD, or cystic fibrosis. CHCF has made two investments in Asthmapolis over the years but the bulk of the $1 million makes up its most recent...
By Brian Dolan 01:07 am September 10, 2009
The California Healthcare Foundation (CHCF) just published a must-read report called Participatory Health: Online and Mobile Tools Help Chronically Ill Manage Their Care, by health economist and management consultant Jane Sarasohn-Kahn. "Many of the entrants into this market are from outside traditional health organizations," Sarasohn-Kahn writes in her conclusion. "Health Providers, institutions...