May 5, 2021
Boost Mobile has added a new sign-on perk for subscribers of its Unlimited Plus plan: free virtual healthcare services through K Health.
The partnership between Boost Mobile and K Health gives the wireless provider’s customers and immediate families access to a range of telehealth care. K Health’s platform offers a text-based artificial intelligence-enabled symptom checker, virtual primary care,...
April 16, 2021
Digital health startup K Health, in collaboration with and with backing from Blackstone Growth and Anthem, is launching a new joint venture aimed at increasing access to healthcare while making it more affordable.
Called Hydrogen Health, the new company will use K Health’s artificial intelligence technology to create digital healthcare solutions to the employer and consumer markets. It hopes to...
January 19, 2021
K Health, a startup combining a free symptom checker with text-based telehealth and virtual primary care, has announced $132 million Series E – its third major raise within the course of a year.
GGV Capital, Valor Equity Partners and Kaiser Permanente pension fund headlined the raise, with GGV Managing Partner Hans Tung and Valor founder and CEO Antonio Gracias joining K Health's board. Other...
December 16, 2020
A new peer-reviewed study testing the coverage, accuracy and safety of eight online symptom assessment apps has found that the performance of apps varies widely, with only a handful performing close to the levels of human general practitioners (GPs).
Published today in BMJ Open, the study is the first of its kind to be published since 2015 and was conducted by a team of doctors and scientists led...
November 19, 2020
This morning Medable, a digital platform focused on decentralizing clinical trials for the life science industry, announced a whopping $91 million Series C funding. The new round was led by Sapphire Ventures, with participation from GSR Ventures, PPD, Inc and Streamline Ventures.
In total the digital health company has raked in $136 million. The Palo Alto, California-based startup has created a...
February 27, 2020
K Health, a free symptom checking app with optional paid telehealth features, announced this morning a $48 million Series C round led by 14W and Mangrove Capital. Anthem, Lerer Hippeau, Primary Ventures and other unnamed backers also contributed.
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Using a dataset comprised of physician notes, lab results, treatments, prescriptions, prior visits and other anonymized interactions, K...
August 8, 2019
Practices using DrChrono’s digital EHRs will now be able to incorporate OutcomeMD’s patient reported outcome tool within their workflows, thanks to a new partnership between the two companies. The functionality automatically pushes symptom and pain information submitted through patient devices to the clinician’s EHR medical note, is supported for 20 different medical specialties, including...
July 22, 2019
This morning insurance giant Anthem announced its plans to team up with K Health, a consumer-focused digital health company, in order to develop a new app that seeks to help patients get personalized information and connect to doctors.
The partners are now creating a cobranded app tool that will allow Anthem members to chat with a doctor for “less than a copay.” Additionally, members will now...
December 17, 2018
K Health, maker of an artificial intelligence-powered app for consumer health education and linkage to primary care, announced this morning that it has closed $25 million in Series B funding.
The round was led by 14W, with additional participation from Comcast Ventures, Mangrove and other unnamed angel investors. This latest gain brings the company’s total funding to $37.5 million.
In addition, K...
July 17, 2018
Personalized health information company K Health has launched a free primary care app. Called K, the app’s AI references a history of diagnoses and treatments to deliver users an insight about how their condition would likely be treated, and can also connect users (in the New York City area) to a network of primary care providers.
Accompanying the launch was also the announcement of $12.5 million...