June 15, 2016
Retail pharmacy chain Rite Aid has purchased the assets of shuttered telemedicine kiosk company HealthSpot at auction for $1.15 million, according to MedCity News. Rite Aid, a major former customer of HealthSpot's, made the second of two bids for the assets, which include 191 kiosks, most of which have never been deployed. The first bid, for $1 million, came from a local Ohio investment group....
January 18, 2016
About two weeks after reports of it shutting down surfaced, HealthSpot, which offered telemedicine kiosks for workplace and retail locations, has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation, according to a report in Columbia Business First.
“There were some positive events in the operation of the business, but the company simply did not have enough cash flow to continue to operate and continue to...
January 6, 2016
Dublin, Ohio-based HealthSpot, which offers telemedicine kiosks for workplace and retail locations, has shut down, according to a report over at MedCity News.
MedCity confirmed the news with two of HealthSpot’s customers, Rite Aid and Cleveland Clinic.
“On Monday, Dec. 28, Rite Aid was notified by HealthSpot of its intention to cease operations effective Thursday, Dec. 31,” Rite Aid told MedCity...
September 1, 2015
Diabetes management company Glooko has officially launched the kiosk version of its offering, the latest in a week of kiosk news from companies like HealthSpot and American Well.
The Glooko Office Kiosk is essentially a new form factor for the company's existing web and mobile offering, which allows patients to input data from a variety of different fingerstick and continuous glucometer products...
April 29, 2015
Atlanta, Georgia-based Cox Enterprises has invested in local company Rimidi, which has developed diabetes management and population health software.
Rimidi said it would use the funds to expand into other markets.
"We are thrilled to receive this investment from Cox Enterprises, a company that embraces innovation and collaboration and is helping shape the future of healthcare," Rimidi CEO ...
April 28, 2015
Castlight's Mark Sarbiewski
Castlight Health, a healthcare transparency company, announced that it had appointed Mark Sarbiewski as its new chief marketing officer. Sarbiewski joins the company from San Francisco-based Anaplan, a cloud-based planning platform for finance, sales, and operations, where he was the company's first chief marketing officer.
Fitbit has hired Jonah Becker as its new...
February 23, 2015
Telecom giant Cox Communications announced last week that it was teaming up with the Cleveland Clinic to form a "strategic alliance", called Vivre Health, that would develop digital home health services. The joint venture will be based in Atlanta and will help Cox move its healthcare business beyond providing broadband services to hospitals, according to Reuters. As part of the announcement Cox...
November 12, 2014
Dublin, Ohio-based HealthSpot, which offers telemedicine kiosks for workplace and retail locations, has raised an undisclosed sum from Xerox. The company says the investment will help it more quickly scale deployment of its kiosks.
HealthSpot's total known funding to date is at least $23 million. It's most recent round was in May 2014.
As part of the investment, HealthSpot will now use Xerox's IT...
June 10, 2014
Teladoc was one of the many signatories on one of the letters recently sent to incoming HHS Secretary Sylvia Burwell.
After efforts to remove restrictions from CMS coverage of telehealth through legislative channels have stalled, telehealth stakeholders have sent a barrage of open letters to incoming US Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Burwell, urging her to use her newfound...
May 8, 2014
HealthSpot, a Dublin, Ohio-based company building telemedicine kiosks for workplace and retail locations, has raised $8 million from undisclosed investors, bringing the current raise, which began in March 2013, to $18 million total. This is the company's first round since 2012 and brings their total known funding to $23 million.
HealthSpot kiosks are designed for supermarkets, pharmacies, and...