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...
May 3, 2017
Satchel Health, a company that uses connected devices to provide telehealth offerings to post-acute care providers, has had a change at the top. Founder and former CEO Ryan Macy has stepped down into the role of chief product officer and Satchel has hired Lanson Hyde as CEO. Hyde most recently served as chief operating officer of the hospital division and president of the Ambulatory Surgery...
October 31, 2016
AARP Services, a subsidiary of AARP, has launched a new, interactive website designed to address gaps in the caregiving market, from scheduling and telehealth to professional advice.
The CareConnection site, currently in beta, aims to be a central hub for caregivers, and is piloting services from a number of companies that provide resources for caregivers. The idea for the site is based on...
October 26, 2016
Women's health technology company Kindara has had another executive shakeup, naming a new CEO, CTO, and EVP. The new CEO, Ira Hernowitz, previously served as president of children's footwear company Stride Rite. The company also announced a new Chief Technology Officer, Malte Muenke, and a new EVP, Raychel Muenke, both of whom previously worked at Citrix.
“The newly appointed members of Kindara’...
October 5, 2016
New York-based Hometeam, a mobile-based, senior-focused home care company, announced they will begin accepting Medicaid in New York City.
The new partnership will primarily focus on those who have Medicaid’s managed long-term care plans, which is about 150,000 people, but the service could also be used by the 15,000 people who are in dual managed care plans (through both Medicaid and another...
September 16, 2016
Austria and San Diego-based MySugr, a diabetes management coaching app announced a partnership with Abbott in the UK. Abbott has a wearable interstitial glucose monitor called the FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System. The system, which is not yet available in the US, consists of a patch that continually reads blood glucose and an NFC reader device that the user can hold over the patch...
March 3, 2016
So far this year, the digital health funding that MobiHealthNews tracked has surpassed $600 million. In January, digital health companies raised $471 million across 21 deals. This month, funding reached $197 million across 13 deals, although one of those deals was for an undisclosed amount.
More than half of February's funding came from one big deal: MindMaze raised $100 million. An honorary...
February 17, 2016
Hometeam, which offers a caregiver service for seniors, has raised $5 million from Kaiser Permanente Ventures, according to a report from Fortune.
This brings the company’s total funding to at least $32.5 million. Hometeam raised its most recent round last month from Oak HC/FT, Lux Capital, IA Ventures, and Recruit Strategic Partners.
The company’s executive board includes Christine...
January 4, 2016
Hometeam, a senior-focused, home care company, has raised $27.5 million from Oak HC/FT as well as existing investors Lux Capital, IA Ventures, and Recruit Strategic Partners.
“Hometeam is about creating beautiful days for older adults while giving family members peace of mind,” Hometeam CEO Josh Bruno said in a statement. “The marriage of technology and high quality in-home care will...