August 9, 2018
Floridian healthcare IT company Modernizing Medicine has tapped Patrick DeAngelo for the role of vice president and general manger of business services. DeAngelo has worked in revenue cycle, operational, and technical departments at major healthcare companies for 20 years. His new duties will include leading revenue cycle management (RCM) operations, the sales team, and value-based care services...
July 10, 2018
Chicago-based health kiosk company higi has just landed $21.3 million in a Series C funding round led by Flare Capital Partners and 7wireVentures.
“Simply stated, higi is making healthcare easier for people. higi is creating unprecedented access in people’s neighborhoods, giving consumers a trusted health narrative and connecting people to the full scope of the retail store and local healthcare...
February 16, 2017
App-based doctor house call company Pager will incorporate PokitDok’s healthcare price comparison tool into its care navigation platform. In addition to the ability to find board-certified doctors, registered nurses, physician assistants and nurse practitioners and arrange either in-home or telemedicine visits (or refer to a specialist) Pager customers will also be able to verify insurance or...
February 13, 2017
Big box wholesaler Sam’s Club is wading into digital health territory via a new partnership with digital health kiosk company higi, offering free, self-service health screening to 622 Sam’s Club locations with pharmacies around the country.
Chicago-based higi’s kiosks allow users to self-check their blood pressure, pulse, weight and body mass index as well as integrate with over 80 health devices...
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 11, 2016
Health kiosk company higi has raised $40 million from its existing investors. While higi CEO Jeff Bennett told MobiHealthNews higi's Chairman William Wrigley was among the existing investors who participated, he did not disclose any additional names. The announcement comes just a week after a different health kiosk company, telemedicine-focused HealthSpot, shut down.
Healthspot had raised at...
October 28, 2015
Higi is one digital health company that has a relationship with Rite Aid.
Walgreens Boots Alliance will acquire Rite Aid for $9 a share, or a total of $9.4 billion, the companies announced yesterday. The merger represents a major consolidation in the drug store sector in the United States -- according to the Wall Street Journal, the combined marketshare of Walgreens and Rite Aid will be 46.5...
September 24, 2015
Combining health tracking with incentives, rewards, and challenges can contribute to consumers' lowered blood pressure, according to a study that looked at historical data from higi, a health kiosk company. The company examined data for 159,000 people with hypertension over nearly three years, from September 2012 to April 2015.
The data higi collected included activity from higi's health kiosks,...
August 14, 2014
A Stayhealthy HealthCenter kiosk.
Health kiosk startup higi has merged with Stayhealthy, another mobile health company that also has a health kiosk business. The two announced the merger last week. The new company will apparently still be known as higi. Higi's Jeff Bennett will stay on as CEO, while Stayhealthy CEO John Collins will take on the role of Vice Chairman and Director of Innovation...
February 6, 2014
Digital health startup higi has signed an agreement with Rite Aid to get its kiosks, which were already dispersed throughout 2,000 stores like Publix, Whole Foods, and CVS, into Rite Aid pharmacies. Between the second quarter of 2014 and early 2015, the company plans to roll out 4,100 kiosks in Rite Aid stores.
“We are very excited to be expanding higi on a national level through this new...