August 15, 2019
This morning MyHealthTeams, a social network for chronic care patients, announced exclusively to MobiHealthNews that it landed $9.44 million in Series B funding. This round was led by Belgian pharma giant UCB, who has teamed up with MyHealthTeams on a number of initiatives in the past, notably on creating a spondyloarthritis focused social network.
Adams Street Partners, Qiming US Ventures, CVS...
June 27, 2019
Teladoc Health has tapped Mala Murthy as its latest CFO, the telehealth company announced on Tuesday. Murthy most recently held a CFO post within American Express’ Global Commercial Services Segment, where she oversaw financial planning and analysis, M&A and investment and operating expense management.
“Teladoc Health has reached an exciting and pivotal time in the company’s history and I’m...
January 18, 2018
San Francisco-based MyHealthTeams has added its 28th disease-specific social network, and is working with Belgian pharmaceutical company UCB on an educational inititative related to the platform.
MySpondylitisTeam, the newest network, is aimed at patients with spondyloarthritis, a kind of arthritis which, unlike rheumatoid arthritis, tends to first present itself when patients are in their 20s...
September 28, 2016
Chronic disease management not only eats up upwards of 85 percent of US healthcare spending, it also accounts for seven out of 10 US deaths per year. So innovation in this sector is critical, but must take many forms, a panel of digital health companies said at Health 2.0.
“We can quote, all day, stats for chronic disease spending, and if we don’t work to reverse this trend, that amount will...
November 20, 2015
San Francisco-based MyHealthTeams, which offers niche social network for people with various medical conditions, raised $5 million in a round led by strategic investor CVS Health with participation from existing investors Adams Street Partners, the Westly Group, HealthTechCapital, and Sand Hill Angels. This brings the company's total funding to $10.1 million.
“In the past 18 months MyHealthTeams...
February 13, 2014
San Francisco-based MyHealthTeams, which offers niche social network for people with various medical issues, raised $3.36 million this week led by the Westly Group with participation from Adams Street Partners, 500 Startups, HealthTechCapital, Sand Hill Angels, TEEC, and several individual investors.
The company will use the money to expand its team and launch new social networks at a faster rate...
October 2, 2013
Recent data from the Pew Internet and American Life project found that 8 in 10 online health inquiries start at a search engine like Google, a number that hasn't changed since 2000. But medical information from a search engine is often incomplete or untrustworthy, and isn't always enough information to answer specific questions. At the Health 2.0 event in Santa Clara, California this week,...
August 16, 2012
According to an SEC filing this week, Baltimore, Maryland-based WellDoc has raised more than $500,000 toward a hoped for $10 million round of funding. According to the filing, six investors have contributed to the round so far. (Correction: Original article misstated the amount as $13 million.) In the past the company has raised some $5 million, according to various reports. When Forbes named...