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By Jonah Comstock May 5, 2015
New York City-based digital healthcare service Sherpaa has raised an additional $2.25 million, according to an SEC filing. The funding is an amendment to last year's $4 million round. This brings the company's total funding to at least $8 million. Past investors include O’Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures, First Round Capital, Collaborative Fund, and angels including Tumblr founder David Karp, ex-...
By Jonah Comstock January 29, 2014
A team of Dutch scientists has conducted a review of published studies that looked at how electronic communication between doctors and patients -- like email or messaging through a patient-facing EHR portal -- affects care outcomes, health behavior, and patient satisfaction. In the paper, recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, researchers looked particularly at studies...