July 2, 2018
Healthy Interactions, a population health company that offers both digital and in-person programs for chronic disease management and education, announced last week that it has added two new programs, for cardiovascular disease and depression, to its portfolio.
The company's initial focus was on diabetes, and it launched its original program, diabetes self-management education and support, in...
October 18, 2017
Health analytics company BaseHealth has raised $8.5 million is Series C funding. HBM Healthcare Investments contributed $2.5 million to the round. Other investors were not disclosed. According to Crunchbase, this round brings BaseHealth's total funding to $17.5 million.
BaseHealth offers a population health tool that combines access to a wide, disparate swath of health data with an analytics...
May 23, 2017
Understanding the gaps between reality and perception of digital health technologies is key to identifying how it can best be used. That was the aim of the recently released Future Health Index, a Royal Philips-commissioned international survey of healthcare professionals and the general public to gauge their readiness to implement and integrate connected care technologies.
Now in its second year...
May 17, 2017
San Francisco-based Conversa, makers of a healthcare conversation platform, has raised $8 million in Series A funding to expand its product offerings and build up its clinical conversation library. Northwell Ventures, the funding arm of New York healthcare system Northwell Health, led the round, with contribution from Epic Ventures and Healthgrades.
Conversa’s Conversation Platform aims to help...
May 16, 2017
Austin, Texas-based MAP Health Management, which works with a variety of healthcare stakeholders to offer a remote patient monitoring and engagement platform focused on addiction treatment, is bringing cognitive computing into their toolset through a new partnership with IBM Watson Health.
Over the six years since MAP Health was founded, the organization has amassed numerous partnerships...
January 11, 2017
IBM Watson Health has announced a joint initiative with the US Food and Drug Administration to study the use of blockchain technology to share health data to ultimately improve public health.
At first, the two-year collaboration will focus on oncology data, pulling together and exchanging data from a variety of sources including that from clinical trials, genomic data, EMRs, and from...
November 29, 2016
Phoenix, Arizona-based Orb Health, which makes a care coordination platform for population health management, has raised $3.2 million in Series A funding in a round led by Mt Vernon Investments, with participation from some returning seed investors including Green Park & Golf. The funding will be used to further Orb’s partnership growth with health systems and physician-owned practices....
July 21, 2016
Amsterdam-based Royal Philips announced today that it acquired Wellcentive, an Atlanta, Georgia-based population health management software company, for an undisclosed amount.
Once the acquisition is complete, Wellcentive and its employees will become part of Philips’ Population Health Management business group. Under that sector, Philips currently offers enterprise telehealth, home monitoring,...
January 12, 2016
There are many approaches to using digital technology to promote medication adherence, from tiny sensors embedded in pills to Bluetooth-connected pill boxes, to simple reminder apps. There’s something of a trade-off between hardware offerings, which provide real validation and accountability but can be expensive to deploy and scale, and software offerings, which are very easy to scale, but have a...
July 14, 2015
Welkin Health, a San Francisco-based population health management company that provides a combination of mobile, web, and telephone-based coaching programs, has raised $2 million in seed funding and announced its first major pilot, which is with Humana's Innovation Group. Investors in the seed round include Rock Health, Asset Management Ventures, Great Oaks VC, iSeed VC, a direct investment from...