April 18, 2020
Boots, the UK’s largest pharmacy-led health and beauty company, has announced the new stage in the digitisation of its pharmacy service with digital healthcare provider LIVI. The partnership will trial a new online video-consultation platform that connects GPs and Boots’ pharmacists, enabling professionals to provide advice to patients in a safe way through the LIVI app.
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March 17, 2020
Yesterday a new digital pharmacy launched, dubbed Genius Rx. The new platform will include an artificial intelligence enabled patient engagement tool, which aims to make the experience more personalized, as well as a smart pricing function.
In part, the company said this is an effort to rebrand and automate Mailmyprescriptions.com, which will now be rolled into its pharmacy-as-a-service platform...
January 30, 2020
Alto, a digital pharmacy and drug delivery company, will announce next week the close of a $250 million Series D funding round headed by SoftBank’s Vision Fund 2, Reuters and others reported this morning. Greenoaks Capital, Jackson Square Ventures and other prior backers also participated in the round.
This round would bring Alto’s total raise to more than $350 million, and its valuation to more...
September 16, 2019
Digital pharmacy Capsule has scored $200 million in new funding. The latest round was led by TCV with participation from Thrive Capital and Glade Brook Capital.
This news comes a little over a year after the New York-based startup announced a $50 million Series B round, and about two years after its $20 million Series A round.
WHAT THEY DO
The company offers hand-delivered same-day medication...
June 14, 2019
ZappRx, a digital specialty prescription and prior authorization platform, has been purchased by EHR vendor Allscripts for an unknown sum. CNBC broke the news yesterday, which MobiHealthNews confirmed with Allscripts.
CNBC’s sources said that the deal’s value did not exceed the total that investors poured into ZappRx, which Crunchbase pegs at $41 million.
Founded in 2012 and based in Boston,...
June 5, 2019
Digital pharmacy Medly has announced a new Series A funding round led by Greycroft for an undisclosed amount.
WHAT THEY DO
The New York City-based startup provides same-day delivery of a patient’s prescription medication. A patient can have their provider send their prescriptions to the Medly platform.
Users can then book a time when it's easy for them to be home and sign for the prescription....
May 16, 2019
Prescription refill and delivery platform Phil announced a $25 million Series B fundraise yesterday. The new round was led by GreatPoint Ventures with participation from Tarsadia Investments, Crosslink Capital and Uncork Capital.
WHAT THEY DO
The platform pitches itself as a way to automate physician, payer pharmacy workflows while helping patients schedule refills.
On the consumer-facing side,...
December 5, 2018
Digital pharmacy Alto today announced the closure of its $50 million Series C funding round. The investment was led by Zola Global and Greenoaks Capital, with additional participation from Jackson Square Ventures, Olive Tree Capital and other unnamed investors.
According to the company, the latest funding will help the company push its tech-driven prescription delivery service to new regions...