Phreesia

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By Dave Muoio 04:02 pm July 18, 2019
It's been an exceptional Thursday for Chaim Indig, CEO and cofounder of 14-year-old digital health stalwart Phreesia. Since ringing the New York Stock Exchange’s opening bell at 9:30 a.m. sharp, he’s watched his company’s shares fly back and forth in the general range of $24 to $27 per share — about 40% to 50% above the initial $18 asking price.  “All of us were up there [on stage with the bell...
By Jonah Comstock 02:17 pm June 24, 2019
Evidence is mounting that 2019 is going to be the year of the digital health IPO, and the latest to run up that flag is Phreesia, a digitial health company that has been quietly innovating in the patient check-in space for more than a decade. New York City-based Phreesia announced today the filing of its S-1 form with the SEC, though the number of shares being offered and their initial value are...
By Brian Dolan 09:47 am October 23, 2014
New York City-based Phreesia, which offers a tablet-based patient check-in and payment service to healthcare providers, has raised $30 million in funding led by private equity firm LLR Partners. The company says it plans to use the investment to accelerate product development and broaden its customer base around the US. Return backers HLM Venture Partners and Ascension Ventures also contributed...
By Jonah Comstock 01:35 pm June 5, 2013
Seamless Medical Systems, a 2-year-old Santa Fe, New Mexico-based startup, has announced a cumulative seed funding raise of $2 million. The money comes from individual, local angel investors, according to CEO and founder David Perez, about a third of whom are physicians themselves. The company is hoping to raise an additional $3 million this summer, Perez told MobiHealthNews. Seamless currently...
By Brian Dolan 04:40 am October 11, 2012
Last week New York City-based online appointment booking site ZocDoc added its first new product since its launch: Remote check-in. On its company blog ZocDoc heralded the launch of ZocDoc Check-In as "the end of the clipboard". The company said that making the tedious check-in process easier and remote has been the top request from its user base since launch. Up until now ZocDoc has focused...
By Brian Dolan 07:17 am June 27, 2011
Digital Assent announced a $7.5 million second round of funding for their tablet-based, patient check-in service. Sanan Private Equity, the BIP Opportunities Fund and Buckhead Investment Partners (BIP) led the round. Return backers include Imlay Investments and BLH Venture Partners, which led the first round of funding for the company earlier this year. According to SEC documents, the company...
By Brian Dolan 10:26 am September 29, 2010
Despite the medical industry's recent interest in consumer tablets like Apple's iPad, investors continue to fund Phreesia, which provide touchscreen devices that help patients check-in to doctor’s offices and emergency rooms. Phreesia's devices, called PhreesiaPads, are wireless-enabled and allow patients to verify and update demographic and insurance info — all of which transmits right into the...
By Brian Dolan 04:06 pm August 4, 2010
Examining the Handheld Hospital: Consulting group PSFK penned a report called the Future of Health Report that details 15 trends that will impact health and wellness around the world, including one called "Handheld Hospital," which examines how handheld devices are transforming the point of care. "It is our hope that this report will inspire your thinking and lead to services, applications and...
By Brian Dolan 08:57 am June 2, 2010
NYC-based medical device startup Phreesia scooped up a $16 million fourth round of venture funding last week, led by Ascension Health Ventures (AHV) and with participation by return backers BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, HLM Venture Partners, Long River Ventures, Polaris Venture Partners, and Sandbox Industries. Phreesia now has about $40 million in venture capital investments. Phreesia...
By Brian Dolan 04:52 am December 29, 2009
According to MobiHealthNews' year-end report, there were 15 venture capital investments announced during 2009 and 11 of them were for wireless remote patient monitoring start-ups. The remainder included a start-up working on a converged platform for physicians-patient communications, a smartphone app developer focused on fitness games, a call-in physician consultation service, and a tablet-based...