September 11, 2020
About the author: Dr. Liz Kwo is currently the staff VP of clinical data analytics at Anthem, and previously cofounded and served as CEO of telemedicine second opinion company InfiniteMD. She received an MD from Harvard Medical, an MBA from Harvard Business School and an MPH from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
COVID-19 has reshaped the way humans interact with technology in...
July 29, 2020
Sema4, a Mount Sinai spinout developing health-data-analytics platforms, has raised $121 million in Series C funding. BlackRock led the oversubscribed round, which also saw participation from new investors Deerfield Management Company and Moore Strategic Ventures, and also old backers Blackstone, Section 32, Oak HC/FT, Decheng and Connecticut Innovations.
With this round, coming less than a year...
November 5, 2019
This morning Medopad, an artificial intelligence-enabled patient data collection and analytics platform, landed $25 million in Series B funding. The last round was led by pharma giant Bayer’s venture capital branch Leaps by Bayer.
This new announcement brings the UK-based company’s total funding to $50 million, and comes roughly a year and a half after it closed its $28 million Series A round....
Above photo: David Grauer, SVP of Health Catalyst.
September 4, 2019
As the former CEO of Intermountain Medical Centre, a 502-bed hospital in suburban Salt Lake City, Utah in the US, as well almost two decades of experience in executive leadership positions at Intermountain Healthcare, David Grauer is well-versed in improving the quality of healthcare while reducing its costs. Now in his role as the SVP of Health Catalyst, a mission-driven data warehousing,...
March 25, 2019
Nashville, Tennessee-based Change Healthcare, a health IT company currently owned by a joint venture of McKesson, Blackstone and Hellman & Friedman, has filed to raise $100 million in an upcoming IPO. The company has hired Barclays, Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan as its underwriters, and plans to list its shares on the Nasdaq stock exchange.
In the filing, Change Healthcare wrote that it will...
Photo by Monty Rakusen (Getty).
February 19, 2019
Clinical data analysis company Covera Health has raised $8.5 million in a Series A funding round led by Equity Group Investments (EGI). Additional undisclosed strategic and individual investors also contributed to the round. This is Covera’s first round of institutional funding.
What they do
Covera Health uses data analytics to help its payer and employer customers choose the best providers and...
January 30, 2019
Clover Health, an insurtech startup targeting the Medicare Advantage market, will close a new round of funding within the next couple of weeks led by Greenoaks Capital, Clover CEO Vivek Garipalli announced in a Medium post yesterday. TechCrunch reports that the upcoming round will be valued at $500 million, although a representative of the company who confirmed the funding to MobiHealthNews said...
Humana Studio H will open its South Boston location in the summer of 2019.
August 28, 2018
Humana is launching a new center for digital health and analytics, which could eventually employ about 250 people to develop new data-driven technologies to advance its healthcare initiatives for plan members.
Humana Studio H will be located in Boston's Seaport District. Heather Cox will lead the effort as Humana's newly minted chief digital health and analytics officer, reporting to CEO Bruce...
August 23, 2018
Psychiatry has long stood as one of the more subjective areas of care, but new technologies and large-scale data generation and analysis may offer a more quantifiable approach to mental health treatment.
In a recently published perspective, a group of Verily researchers and Former FDA Commissioner Dr. Robert Califf called for the psychiatric field to embrace digital sensors and the data sciences...
July 31, 2018
San Mateo, California-based health data analytics company Evidation Health announced today that it has raised $30 million in Series C funding. In addition, the company has launched a new platform that marries smartphone, sensor, and medical data together for cohesive insights into patient behaviors and outcomes.
Evidation’s latest round was led by new backer SV Health Investors and returning...