DispatchHealth

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By Mallory Hackett 01:07 pm October 21, 2020
With Livongo and Teladoc’s merger expected to close in the fourth quarter of this year, the two companies recently announced the combined company leadership team, which won’t include Livongo’s CEO, CFO, president or SVP of business development. Once the merger closes, Zane Burke, the CEO of Livongo, Lee Shapiro, the CFO of Livongo, Jennifer Schneider, the president of Livongo, and Steve Schwartz...
By Mallory Hackett 12:59 pm June 24, 2020
DispatchHealth, an in-home care provider, closed its $135.8 million Series C funding round yesterday. Optum Ventures led the financing with participation from Alta Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures, Oak HC/FT and Humana. WHAT THEY DO DispatchHealth is like a mobile urgent care. Patients and their providers can request services by calling in by phone – or via the mobile app or website...
By Dave Muoio 11:35 am June 11, 2020
Telehealth vendor MDLive has tapped Dr. Cynthia Zelis as its new chief medical officer. She comes from University Hospitals in Cleveland, where she actually handled the system's rollout of the MDLive's services while serving as VP of ambulatory operations and telehealth. That role tasked her with oversight of more than 50 ambulatory health centers and all of the system's telehealth efforts. “...
By Laura Lovett 03:13 pm May 7, 2019
This afternoon DispatchHealth, maker of a platform that allows clinicians to make house calls, closed a $33 million growth capital financing. Echo Health Ventures led the round with participation from Alta Partners, Questa Capital and others.  WHAT THEY DO Currently available in select parts of eight different states, DispatchHealth’s platform allows patients to request on-demand care to their...
By Laura Lovett 02:32 pm March 5, 2019
Senior focused health tech startup K4Connect tapped Keith Stewart as the company’s next chief growth officer.  Stewart was formerly the chief revenue officer for smart building startup Site 1001. At K4Connect he will be responsible for expansion and growing sales.  “K4Connect is positioned perfectly to collaborate with our clients in order to help the industry usher in a next generation, senior-...
By Dave Muoio 11:09 am February 19, 2018
Ann Mond Johnson will be taking over as CEO of the the American Telemedicine Association in early March, according to a statement released last week. She previously served as the CEO of Zest Health, served as board chair and advisor to ConnectedHealth, and has a history of entrepreneurship. The CEO position’s previous occupant, Jonathan Linkous, stepped down last year after 24 years at the...
By Jonah Comstock 05:00 am October 22, 2015
DispatchHealth, one of the several recent "house call" startups that uses technology to send doctors or nurses to consumers' homes, has partnered with Colorado health system Centura Health to make its care available to some Centura patients in Denver, Colorado, where both companies are based. “We have anticipated the changing health care landscape and are working to provide more services based on...