February 5, 2021
Maternal and child health are critical for digital solutions that positively impact pregnancy outcomes. As early as 2016, this category of app saw approximately 200 million downloads as the broader consumer marketplace looked to smartphone trackers for fertility and maternity education.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has added an additional reason to have care online that avoids an in-person...
August 6, 2020
Health and fitness technology company FitTrack launched today its new smart scale designed for moms-to-be, called FitTrack Beebo.
The maternity scale is programmed with four modes – infant, pregnancy, athlete and general mode – and has 17 different health metrics that it can measure. Beyond telling users their weight and body mass index, the scale measures muscle mass, hydration level, obesity...
April 9, 2020
Yesterday, maternity-care-management platform Dorsata scored $5.2 million in Series A funding. Women’s Health USA, QED Investors, LabCorp, Fool Ventures and Gore Range Capital participated in this round.
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Dorsata entered the market in late 2017, with its tool designed to help prevent variations in medical care during maternity and decrease the rate of preventable complications.
November 28, 2017
This week UnitedHealthcare launched a new maternity health app, The UnitedHealthcare Healthy Pregnancy, which will provide patients with 24-7 nurse support during pregnancy and after delivery. The Minnetonka, Minnesota-based insurance company said it hopes to provide expectant and new parents additional access to prenatal and post-natal care and also to reduce healthcare costs.
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September 15, 2017
Care1st Health Plan Arizona has launched a pilot program offering Pacify Health’s live video chat app to new and soon-to-be mothers enrolled in the state’s Medicaid program.
The Pacify service, which is also available to consumers on Android and iOS platforms, quickly connects users to lactation consultants, dietitians, and other pregnancy management specialists. The video chat service is now...