e-consults

By Laura Lovett 12:59 pm March 31, 2020
This morning specialist eConsult platform AristaMD raised $18 million in its Series B funding. Cigna Ventures and MemorialCare Innovation Fund (MCIF) led the round with participation from Avalon Ventures, CU Healthcare Innovation Fund and Stanford Health Care.  WHAT THEY DO  The startup focuses on giving primary care providers virtual consultations with specialists. PCPs can tap into clinical...
By Dave Muoio 02:09 pm March 12, 2020
New York City-based RubiconMD, maker of a digital-expert consultation platform, has snagged $18 million in Series C funding. Deerfield Management Company led the new investments, which included the support of prior backers Optum Ventures, HLM Venture Partners, Waterline Ventures and Heritage Provider Network. With this, RubiconMD said that its total fundraise now exceeds $40 million. WHAT THEY DO...
telehealth
By Tammy Lovell 10:17 am March 5, 2019
Under reforms to the GP contract published in January, all patients will have the right to “digital-first” primary care, including web and video consultations by April 2021. But Dr Helen Atherton, who leads a digital health research group at Warwick Medical School, said the plans meant surgeries had to offer virtual consultations “even where they have decided this can’t be safely done with the...
By Dave Muoio 09:40 am April 19, 2018
New York City-based digital consult platform RubiconMD has closed a $13.8 million Series B funding round led by HLM Venture Partners and Optum Ventures, representatives from the company told MobiHealthNews. Other participants in the round included Centene Corporation, Blue Ivy Ventures, and other return investors. “Specialists are oftentimes centralized, overbooked, costly, or out of network,”...