April 4, 2018
It is no secret that millennials are a driving force in society today, and a new survey shows that their demands and behaviors differ from baby boomer and Gen Xers, and could reshape the healthcare industry especially when it comes to primary care and telehealth.
The 2017 Employee Benefit Research Institute/Greenwald & Associates Consumer Engagement in Health Care Survey was conducted online...
March 28, 2018
Alongside the launch of its administrative software designed specifically for independent primary care practices, San Francisco-based Canvas Medical has announced that it has raised more than $3 million in total funding with its most recently closed round.
The latest fundraising was led by Upfront Ventures, with participation from iSeed Ventures, Village Global, and other unnamed angel investors...
March 20, 2018
Eden Health, a New York-based employee benefits and telehealth platform paired with primary care services, has announced $4 million in seed funding led by Greycroft Partners. In addition to the funding, the company also announced that it is looking to expand its services to more employer customers in the New York City and New Jersey markets.
“Eden is a personal health platform that works...
February 21, 2018
Integration of a practitioner-developed mobile health system within a primary care setting was well-received by substance use disorder (SUD) patients and generally improved outcomes, according to a study recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
However, the technology was not well adopted by clinicians due to its separation from pre-existing EHR workflows, the difficulty of...
November 16, 2017
Forward, a membership-based healthcare startup founded by former Googler Adrian Aoun, is opening its second location only about a year after it began seeing patients in San Francisco. The practice will head next to Los Angeles.
"Now we’re saying, we’re going to go ahead and roll this out to the world and not just do our little test bed here," Aoun told MobiHealthNews. "And as we’re doing that,...
September 19, 2017
Correction: This article has been updated and corrected based on comments from 98point6.
Chat-based telemedicine company 98point6 has raised $19.5 million in third-round funding. The round comes from undisclosed private investors and brings the company's total funding to $35 million, according to the company.
The company offers an app that lets users chat with a board-certified physician. All...
July 5, 2017
UK-based Push Doctor, a provider of app-based virtual visits, has raised $26.1 million in Series B financing in a round led by Accelerated Digital Ventures and Draper Esprit. Oxford Capital, Partech Ventures and Seventure Partners also contributed, bringing Push Doctors’ total funding to date to more than $37.5 million. The company last raised money in January 2016.
Push Doctor, which was founded...
April 7, 2016
While large hospitals and health systems launch many of the pilots and implementations of digital health in their specialist care wings, primary care is still the first step on most patients' healthcare journeys. And the same move to value based care that is creating opportunities for so many health tech companies, can place an undue burden on independent primary care providers.
“If you want to...