October 28, 2020
San Francisco-based home-care technology company Honor has wrapped up a $140 million Series D funding round. Announced yesterday, the raise was headed by Baillie Gifford, as well as funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates. Also joining was new backer Rock Springs, and prior investors Prosus Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Thrive Capital, and 8VC.
This now brings the company's...
October 26, 2020
Nice Healthcare, a Minneapolis-based video and in-home primary care provider, has raised $5 million in seed funding, MedCity News reports. The funding was headed by Waterline Ventures, and also saw participation from Conductive Ventures and Indie.vc.
WHAT IT DOES
Offered through employers, Nice Healthcare's business uses a patient mobile app to schedule primary care virtual visits. These can be...
July 29, 2020
Humana has invested $100 million into Heal as part of a new strategic partnership between the two companies.
The Series D investment more than doubles Heal's lifetime fundraise, bringing the house call and telehealth platform's lifetime raise to around $170 million.
WHAT IT DOES
Heal was founded in 2015 as an app that helped users coordinate doctor house calls. Although initially limited to Los...
February 11, 2020
Gento, a tech-enabled home health staffing startup, has picked up $5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Palisades Growth Capital, and brings Gento’s total raise to more than $7 million.
WHAT THEY DO
Through its app-based platform, Gento (formerly Nursing Without Walls) matches care professionals with post-acute care providers such as home health agencies and skilled nursing...
March 7, 2019
After a child with a complex condition has been hospitalized and continuously monitored by high-tech devices, it can be a rude awakening for parents when they are sent home with a binder and a pencil to record progress, according to Dr. Jeff Vergales, a pediatric cardiologist at UVA Children’s Hospital.
The University of Virginia is aiming to tackle this problem with a program called Building...
February 11, 2019
Looking to further its foothold in the healthcare space, this morning at HIMSS 2019 Salesforce unveiled three new capabilities of its Health Cloud system. The new capabilities will be focused on social determinants of health, in-home care, and personalizing the patient journey.
The social determinants of health feature will allow providers to capture information about a patient's living...
January 8, 2019
VRHealth, a tech company focused on virtual reality products for various healthcare implementations, has launched a new set of apps that look to better facilitate remote monitoring and family caregiving.
Developed in collaboration with AARP’s Innovation Lab and announced at CES 2019, the app-based platform employs in-home VR for a range of different use cases and capabilities, according to the...
May 22, 2018
Home care technology company Honor has brought in $50 million in Series C financing, the company announced this morning, bringing the company’s total funding to $115 million. The funding round was led by Naspers Ventures, with additional participation from existing investors Thrive Capital and Andreessen Horowitz.
Honor President Nita Sommers told MobiHealthNews that the funding will primarily be...
April 16, 2018
New York-based in-home senior care technology company Hometeam is shedding two of its top executives as it shifts from a consumer payment-focused business model to one accommodating reimbursement from payers.
Recode first reported Thursday night that Hometeam President Matt Marcotte had left his role at the company in February, just five months after coming onboard in October. Marcotte, a veteran...