April 27, 2017
San Mateo, California-based Evidation Health, which was launched last year by GE Ventures and Stanford Healthcare, has raised $10 million from Sanofi-Genzyme BioVentures. GE Ventures and B Capital were return investors, and both firms participated in the efficacy-focused company’s $3.4 million round in October 2016. The latest investment brings the company’s total funding to at least $31 million...
January 17, 2017
The Stanford University School of Medicine has launched a Center for Digital Health which will help support greater efficacy data for digital health tools by providing Silicon Valley companies with opportunities to develop, test, and implement new tools in collaboration with the university.
“With our biomedical expertise and location in Silicon Valley, Stanford Medicine is uniquely positioned to...
October 11, 2016
Evidation Health, a digital health efficacy-focused company launched last year by GE Ventures and Stanford Healthcare, has raised an additional $3.4 million to complete the $15 million round it began raising in June. The round was led by B Capital Group, a global venture fund cofounded by Facebook cofounder Eduardo Saverin. Existing investors GE Ventures, AMV, Fresco Capital, and new investor...
September 1, 2016
A new systematic review published in the Journal of the American Heart Association finds that internet and mobile interventions for diet, exercise, smoking, and alcohol overuse are, on the whole, effective -- but there are troubling gaps in the growing evidence base for these tools. First and foremost, researchers noticed a dearth of long-term studies; few lasted longer than a year. Second, they...
June 6, 2016
Evidation Health has raised at least $11.6 million, according to an SEC filing posted last week. The filing lists Raj Ganguly as a director of the company, indicating his venture capital firm, B Capital, participated in this recent round. Ganguly co-founded B Capital with Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin and it just raised its newest fund.
A little over a year ago GE Ventures and Stanford...
April 22, 2016
Propeller Health’s connected inhaler technology helped to reduce usage of a rescue inhaler in a recent study of 495 asthma patients conducted at Dignity Health.
“The research demonstrates that the benefits of telehealth go beyond monitoring medication adherence, but can also identify patterns of risk and impairment. This additional information may allow more timely interventions and enhanced...
April 15, 2016
Redwood City, California-based digital medicine company Proteus Digital Health has raised $50 million from undisclosed investors. The company’s existing investors include Medtronic, Itochu, St. Jude Medical, and Kaiser Permanente Ventures. This brings the company’s total funding to at least $450 million.
The Proteus digital medicine platform, called Proteus Discover, is a medication management...
April 4, 2016
Proteus Digital Health announced interim study results from a randomized control study of its Proteus Discover timed with the American College of Cardiology event, ACC.16, in Chicago this week. The study included 96 patients with uncontrolled hypertension and type 2 diabetes and showed that a majority of the patients using the digital offering achieved the blood pressure target at week four.
February 2, 2016
Digital devices for collecting patient data — from connected blood pressure monitors to Ginger.io's voice analysis software — are creating a new category of medical data, digital biomarkers. According to a new report from Rock Health, these biomarkers have the potential to deliver new health insights, but there are challenges to incorporating these biomarkers into the existing efficacy landscape...
November 19, 2015
Ochsner Health System's O Bar
Evidation Health, a company launched by GE Ventures and Stanford Health, which works with various companies working in healthcare to develop a body of robust clinical evidence for digital health interventions, has announced a partnership with Ochsner Health System.
Ochsner Health, based in New Orleans, was one of the first hospitals to work with Apple's HealthKit...