October 7, 2019
Walmart’s 2020 healthcare plan for its retail associates will have some new features courtesy of partnerships with digital and remote health companies.
For starters, those in the Northwest Arkansas, Orlando/Tampa and Dallas/Fort Worth areas will be provided with a “Featured Providers” tool driven by healthcare data firm Embold Health. With this, associates will receive suggestions for local,...
January 10, 2019
Solera Health has tapped Dr. Andrey Ostovsky to fill the role as next chief medical officer and vice president of behavioral health. Ostovsky previously served as the chief medical officer of the US Medicaid Program.
“Over the past 12 months I’ve witnessed firsthand Solera’s incredible growth trajectory and the market’s validation of the company’s integrated network,” Ostrovsky said in a...
March 9, 2018
MobiHealthNews spent the last week at the HIMSS18 annual global conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can see all our HIMSS coverage on our website, but we don't always have time to write all the news from the show. Read on for some additional comments, case studies, and launches from the show.
Jonathan Bush says digital can save hospitals from becoming Blockbusters
May 2, 2017
Johns Hopkins Medicine has tapped Grand Rounds – a digital health company that performs a number of medical matchmaking services like connecting consumers and employers to match patients with specialist doctors, or facilitating meetings for second opinions – to extend the reach of their remote consultations and access to in-person visits. According to a survey by Grand Rounds, 28 percent of...
April 24, 2017
NewYork-Presbyterian has revealed a pair of new telemedicine options for psychiatric and express care services that build out its existing NYP OnDemand telehealth suite.
NYP went live with Express Care at its Columbia University Medical Center, which replaces in-person encounters with a video visit to slash admission-to-discharge times from an average 2.5 hours to 31 minutes, according to NYP...
April 18, 2017
Virtual platform expands physical footprint
Grand Rounds, which works with consumers and employers to match patients with specialist doctors and also helps provide second opinions, has expanded its brick-and-mortar presence with the opening of a new office in Lewiston, Maine. This marks the first East Coast operation for the San Francisco-based company, and the location was selected as a majority...
November 10, 2015
Boston Children's Hospital released data from a discharge app pilot they launched last year and announced three partnerships, with Rock Health, IBM, and Grand Rounds. Early data from the Boston Children's discharge app pilot found that 99 percent of patients said the app was useful, up from 82 percent from the first phase of the pilot, which ended two years ago.
The discharge app used for these...
August 20, 2015
Bryan Roberts, one of Venrock's healthcare-focused investment partners, has some rules of thumb for investing in digital health -- and for what to pass up. Roberts' portfolio included six successful exits last year, the Wall Street Journal reports, and this year he has invested in Stride Health, Lyra Health, Intarcia Therapeutics, and Grand Rounds.
In a recent interview with the...
August 20, 2015
Grand Rounds, a company that works with consumers and employers to match patients with specialist doctors and helps provide second opinions, has raised $55 million in third round funding from a new, undisclosed global mutual fund investor as well as existing investors Greylock, Venrock, Harrison Metal and David Ebersman.
This round brings Grand Rounds' total funding to $106 million. The company...