May 13, 2020
Digital mental health company Meru Health announced that it scored $8.1 million in Series A funding. Foundry Group, Slack, Bold Capital, and Y Combinator led the funding round. This comes about a year after the company landed $4.2 million in seed funding.
Yesterday Meru Health also announced the results of its study, which was done with Harvard Medical School and Rutgers University researchers,...
September 17, 2019
Digital mental health company Meru Health is launching a new wearable aimed at helping its users understand the mind-body connection through biofeedback.
Meru’s platform uses a multi-pronged approach to helping customers improve mental health including connections to licensed therapists, digital tools and peer support.
The new tool is meant to be clipped on a user’s ear when they are doing a...
April 25, 2019
This morning, Finland and Palo Alto-based Meru Health, maker of a mental health platform, landed $4.2 million in seed funding. The new money comes from Freestyle Capital, Bonit Capital, Y Combinator, Lifeline Ventures and IT-Farm.
Meru offers a digital tool that is supported by licensed therapists. The program lasts 12 weeks, and each week has a different theme that builds on the previous one....
January 24, 2019
The acceptability, safety, feasibility and preliminary efficacy of Meru Health’s digital therapeutic for depression will be evaluated in a new two-year investigation conducted by Stanford Medicine and VA Palo Alto Health Care System researchers.
According to a clinicaltrials.gov listing, the research program will enroll older adults aged at least 40 years with depressive symptoms in two studies...
Kristina Saffran tells the audience about her own eating disorder story and her work with Project Heal.
September 21, 2018
Health 2.0’s Fall Conference this week in Santa Clara, California served to highlight all the things technology can do, but it also took some time to highlight some of the biggest problems in healthcare technology alone can’t solve. Opioid abuse, physician suicide, and eating disorders were three topics discussed during the Unacceptables panel, and while encouraging technology was shown off, the...
April 18, 2018
Depression among college students has become a hot topic on university campuses as the number of students seeking treatment for this condition continues to grow.
Now Finnish Student Health System, Meru Health and eClinicalHealth are teaming up to study the efficacy and feasibility of a digital therapeutic intervention for depression in a randomized-controlled clinical trial.
“The number of...
August 24, 2017
The Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF), a healthcare organization that is part of Sutter Health in California, has tapped Meru Health, which has offices in Finland and Palo Alto, to provide a digital program to combat burnout and depression among physicians.
“Research shows depression and burnout are actually a lot the same,” Kristian Ranta, CEO and founder of Meru Health, told MobiHealthNews. “...