digital voice assistant

By Laura Lovett 04:21 pm March 4, 2020
This morning voice-enabled digital assistant Suki scored $20 million Series B funding. The new infusion of cash was led by Flare Capital Partners with participation from Breyer Capital, Epsilon Health, First Round Capital and Venrock. This news comes roughly two years after the startup raked in its first $20 million in Series A financing.  As part of the funding announcement, Suki revealed that...
By Laura Lovett 11:35 am September 19, 2019
A year and a half after emerging from stealth mode, AI-enable workflow management tool Robin Healthcare announced a $11.5 million Series A funding round, bringing the company’s total funding pot to $15 million. The latest round was led by Northwest Venture Partners. The company also revealed that former cofounder and CTO of Siri Tom Gruber will be joining the company as a formal advisor.  WHAT IT...
By Dave Muoio 02:09 pm April 4, 2019
Earlier this morning, Amazon announced in a blog post that its voice-based Alexa platform now supports the development of software that communicates HIPAA-protected health information through an invite-only Alexa Skills Kit program. To kick off the new capability, the company also highlighted the launch of six new Alexa skills built by healthcare providers and other stakeholders. Each is designed...
By Dave Muoio 02:25 pm March 27, 2019
Cincinnati, Ohio-based patient and provider engagement company PatientPoint is teaming up with the American Medical Association to help improve the prevention, identification and management of Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. As part of the collaboration, the tech company will be disseminating AMA-developed chronic disease education and engagement content through its point of care...