June 24, 2020
FDA begins sharing patient's cancer drug experiences. The FDA's Oncology Center of Excellence has kicked off the first step of new pilot program that will increase the availability of patient-reported outcome data from cancer clinical trials. Project Patient Voice, as it's called, will start with making the data from a single trial accessible online while the agency solicits public feedback, but...
June 9, 2020
This morning Boston-based startup PatientPing scored $60 million in Series C funding to propel the expansion of its care-coordination app. Andreessen Horowitz, F-Prime Capital, GV, and Transformation Capital led the round with participation from existing investors.
This news comes nearly four years after PatientPing closed its $31.6 million Series B round in 2016, which was also led by Andreesen...
December 6, 2019
After 10 years investing in healthcare for Sequoia Capital, Mike Dixon is moving to Transformation Capital, a dedicated healthcare investor focused on supporting commercialized, growth-sized businesses.
Dixon joins former fellow Sequoia investor Todd Cozzens and Jared Kesselheim, all three of whom hold the title of managing partner at the firm.
MobiHealthNews caught up with Dixon to talk about...
April 22, 2019
Much like any other industry in the digital age, the healthcare sector is exploding with new technologies. Novel tools from health systems, IT vendors and startups are looking to tackle physician burnout, patient engagement, workflow efficiency, data management and other longstanding issues plaguing care.
Unlike many of its contemporaries, however, healthcare’s technology platforms have been...
November 16, 2017
National data sets from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services reveal that Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) that use PatientPing, a care coordination platform, have seen higher savings than other ACOs, the company reported.
PatientPing gives “real-time” notifications to providers whenever a patient receives care at another institution. It also gives the caregivers what the company...
September 14, 2017
In an increasingly common transition from the consumer tech world to health tech, former Spotify VP of Product Dave Rodger has moved over to Boston-based care coordination tech company PatientPing.
“I feel strongly that healthcare providers should enjoy as high-quality an experience at work with technology as we do in our personal lives on our smartphone and web apps," PatientPing CEO Jay Desai...
March 22, 2017
ResMed, maker of devices and software to improve sleep and chronic respiratory conditions, has teamed up with Adaptive Sound Technologies to offer the sound machine through its portfolio of sleep technology products.
“With a leading global position in sleep technology and proven track record of offering innovative products and solutions to improve the health and quality of life, ResMed is...
December 6, 2016
Boston-based PatientPing, which makes a care coordination platform that alerts healthcare providers whenever a patient receives care elsewhere, has raised $31.6 million in Series B funding in a round led by Andreesen Horowitz and Leerink Transformation Partners. Previously, the company raised $9.6 million, and this lastest round brings the PatientPing's total funding to $41.2 million.
August 10, 2016
The UMass Memorial Health Care system will work with PatientPing, a health technology company, to enhance care coordination across the system via notifications that keep all healthcare team members in the loop.
PatientPing alerts healthcare providers whenever a patient receives care elsewhere. The goal is to improve information transparency between healthcare providers. Upon joining PatientPing,...
November 16, 2015
Reducing readmissions is an oft-repeated goal as the healthcare industry transitions from fee-for-service to value-based care. But "readmissions" can be a bit of a misnomer, since patients aren't always admitted to the same facility they were discharged from. And a patient's primary care provider doesn't always have a way to find out that their patient has turned up in another hospital's...