July 1, 2019
Belong.Life, maker of a social media app designed for those affected by cancer, has closed a $14 million Series B funding round. IQVIA led the round, which also included The Group Ventures and the startup’s existing vendors.
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The company’s free Belong app allows patients with cancer or those caring for them to connect with and support others undergoing treatment for dozens of...
August 17, 2018
Healthy Interactions, a population health company that offers both digital and in-person programs for chronic disease management and education, and Merck have launched a diabetes management and engagement platform designed to support in-person counseling programs.
The map4health platform — which was debuted today at the American Association of Diabetes Educators Annual Conference in Baltimore —...
July 25, 2018
San Mateo, California-based HealthCrowd, maker of an enterprise platform for digital patient communications and analytics, announced today that it has closed a $7.2 million funding round let by TVC Capital. Startup Capital Ventures and Healthy Ventures returned to further fund the company, along with other unnamed backers.
“We are proud to have built a strong and sustainable business,” Neng Bing...
April 10, 2017
Online health network PatientsLikeMe is teaming up with rare disease-focused Shire Pharmaceuticals to develop digital communities and create research opportunities for people with highly specialized, often underserved conditions.
Treatment and study of rare diseases is challenging for many reasons. For one, patient populations are small and spread out around the world, and many may not have...
March 16, 2017
Irving, Texas-based HMS Holdings, which owns a number of subsidiaries that offer software tools for payers, has acquired health engagement platform provider Eliza Corporation for a cash purchase price of $170 million.
Eliza offers a SaaS engagement platform to employers, providers, health plans, hospitals, pharmacies and clinics to help them establish the best method and time to engage customers...
March 9, 2017
Interactive patient engagement and education company GetWellNetwork has added a new client to its roster: Children’s Mercy, in Kansas City, Missouri is now one of about 40 pediatric hospitals in the country to deploy GetWellNetwork’s platform, which is rooted in putting patients at the center of care by equipping them with digital tools and information to be an active participant in their...
February 13, 2017
San Francisco-based ConsejoSano, which makes a health services navigation platform for Spanish speakers in America, has raised $4.9 million in Series A funding in a round led by 7wire Ventures. Tufts Health Ventures, TOTAL Impact Capital, Wanxiang Healthcare Investments, Acumen, Oxeon Partners and Impact Engine also contributed, bringing the company’s total funding to date at $7.2 million.
February 6, 2017
Digital Health Solutions, a startup launched by two Indiana University School of Medicine professionals, is commercializing software it said will help pediatricians better target care for their patients.
The tool, called Child Health Improvement through Computer Automation, or CHICA, augments electronic health records to help physicians better assess patient risks, identify problems earlier and...
January 12, 2017
Cincinnati, Ohio based PatientPoint, which makes engagement platforms and apps for providers and patients, is collaborating with the American Heart Association to provide educational resources on heart health and stroke prevention to doctors and physicians at the point of care.
PatientPoint will act as an extension of the American Heart Association’s informational efforts, leveraging its network...
November 21, 2016
Chicago-based ContextMedia: Health, which makes a healthcare decision-making platform, has announced it will acquire point-of-care patient education company AccentHealth. The amount of acquisition is undisclosed, but ContextMedia: Health did say it will be an all-cash transaction.
Founded in 2006, ContextMedia: Health has been steadily growing in the past year, adding almost one percent of all...