August 15, 2019
New York-based startup Nomad Health, maker of an online healthcare job marketplace, announced Thursday that it raked in $34 million through a combination of new equity and debt financing. The round was led by Icon Ventures with participation from Polaris Partners, RRE Ventures, .406 Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank.
As part of this news Tom Mawhinney, a general partner at Icon Ventures took a...
January 16, 2019
A bot by any other name. It appears that Pillo Health won’t be the only one selling its friendly home health assistant and countertop pill dispenser. Thanks to a strategic investment by Stanley Ventures, Stanley Black & Decker will be offering a slightly modified version of the device under the name of “Pria by Black+Decker Home Care Companion.” According to a representative of Stanley Black...
July 2, 2018
The NHS is looking to ramp up its patient data security, after signing a contract with software company Privitar for its de-identification technology. The new technology will help prevent a person’s identify from being connected to their information.
“The health and care landscape is rapidly changing, and we can improve individual patient care if our systems can deliver a complete picture of...
May 9, 2018
Slavitt's new gig. Former CMS Administrator Andy Slavitt is heading up Town Hall Ventures, a new healthcare investing group that officially launched yesterday. Slavitt will be joined by Trevor Price, founder of Oxeon Holdings, a retained executive search and investment firm; and David Whelan, who managed Oxeon's previous firm Oxeon Ventures. The firm already has several investments including...
February 26, 2018
Nomad Health, a New York company that makes a platform for job-seekers and employers in the healthcare space, has raised $12 million in a new funding round led by Polaris Partners. Existing investors First Round Capital, RRE Ventures, and .406 Ventures also participated.
“We’re building a marketplace for healthcare jobs,” CEO Dr. Alexi Nazem told MobiHealthNews. “We started out with just...
November 20, 2017
Nomad Health’s online freelance marketplace for healthcare professional staffing now includes postings for telehealth positions alongside traditional healthcare roles.
With the updated service, doctors interested in telehealth practice will be able to view and apply to open position listings from several telehealth service providers, including American Well and First Stop Health. Current...
November 1, 2017
The Department of Veterans Affairs will be continuing its partnership with Canary Health, maker of digital health self-management and behavior change programs. This collaboration is responsible for the Building Better Caregivers online workshop, a six-week anonymous, online program which is available for free to caregivers of VA-supported veterans.
"VA recognizes the challenges caregivers face...
October 25, 2017
App for ordering emergency contraceptives sparks controversy
A report yesterday from STAT details how Nurx, an app which allows users to obtain contraceptives, including morning-after pills Plan B and Ella, is getting pushback from legislators in conservative states. Users answer a few questions in an app, receive a prescription from a doctor, and then have the pills delivered in the mail. The...
October 11, 2017
Health2047, the American Medical Association-backed technology innovation enterprise, is working with pharma company Celgene to create a new healthcare information transfer system. As part of the deal, Health2047 is developing a new data transfer protocol for healthcare, focused on security, trustworthiness, and connectivity. More.
Samsung recently announced two interesting partnerships...
May 25, 2017
Temporary doctor staffing platform wanders west. Nomad Health, which offers an online platform to connect doctors with freelance clinical work, has expanded its footprint into California and Texas. Founded in 2015 (and serving all of the east coast), the company works to offset doctor staffing shortages using a cloud-based virtual marketplace rather than the often time-consuming paper, phone and...