Premera Blue Cross

By Dave Muoio 11:43 am September 10, 2019
Vim, maker of a tech platform enabling value-based care for health plans and providers, has raised $24 million in a Series B round led by Optum Ventures and Premera Blue Cross. Great Point Ventures, Sequoia Capital and Leverage Health Solutions have also backed the company. WHAT THEY DO Vim offers a patient-facing appointment booking platform that can be integrated onto payer and provider sites...
By Laura Lovett 11:58 am May 23, 2019
This morning predictive analytics company Cardinal Analytx announced a $22 million Series B funding round. The latest raise was led by Kleiner Perkins' John Doerr, with participation from GuideWell Mutual Holding Corporation, Blue Shield California and Premera Blue Cross.  The announcement is coupled with the news that John Doerr will be joining the Palo Alto, California-based company’s board of...
By Jonah Comstock 01:54 pm September 27, 2017
Cardinal Analytx, a new population health management company founded by Cardinal Partners investor Thomas McKinley based on research from Stanford University, has raised $6.1 million. Cardinal Partners led the round, with participation from the Stanford-StartX Fund and Premera Blue Cross, which also participated in a large pilot study that has provided some initial validation for the company. The...
By Jonah Comstock 03:24 pm October 3, 2016
Quartet Health, a behavioral health startup that raised $40 million in a round led by Google Ventures in April, has struck a deal with Premera Blue Cross in Washington, the largest health plan in the Pacific Northwest. As it has in previous payer partnerships, Quartet Health will help primary care physicians pinpoint which patients may need behavioral health support. Primary care physicians can...
By Aditi Pai 04:34 pm January 19, 2016
Seattle, Washington-based EveryMove has shifted its business strategy and announced a new product that helps health plans with member engagement and behavior change, called Tandem. The company also announced its first customer for Tandem, Premera Blue Cross. “Gone are the days of one size fits all member engagement. Consumers expect to receive relevant offers from businesses and their health plan...
By Aditi Pai 11:01 pm March 19, 2014
Health management platform provider Welltok announced the acquisition of wellness app maker Mindbloom today. Welltok will incorporate Mindbloom into its CafeWell Health Optimization Platform. Financial details of the transaction were not released. Since its founding in 2008, Mindbloom has disclosed about $1.8 million in funding from Seattle-area angel investors. "Welltok, for some time, has been...
By Aditi Pai 10:38 am January 21, 2014
Premera Blue Cross has launched its nutrition-focused online platform and app, called Serve it Up!, in partnership with social platform maker Wellness Layers and nutrition guidance program Guiding Stars. "We are pleased to build systems such as Serve it Up! that focus on something as universal and imperative as good nutrition," Wellness Layers CEO Amir Kishon said in a statement. "We leveraged...
By Neil Versel 09:36 am July 12, 2013
Speakers didn't pull many punches on the first day of the 10th annual Healthcare Unbound conference in Aurora, Colorado, Thursday, nor did they always agree, either. "Go forth and disrupt. Go forth and disrupt patient care," instructed health IT consultant Vince Kuraitis, principal and founder of Boise, Idaho-based Better Health Technologies, and a member of the conference advisory board. That...