July 9, 2019
Quip, an online subscription platform that ships dental supplies to consumers, is expanding its service to help members book professional care for their mouths.
Called Quipcare, the app-based platform allows those using the company’s service to browse nearby options at set rates, pay for their care and manage treatment notes or reminders. These visits, according to the company, will be offered at...
March 13, 2019
Correction: A brief originally included in this roundup, about Quip's funding, has been removed. The round in question was not new; it was previously reported here.
With new investor, Klara heading to market. New York-based Klara, a healthcare messaging system, has secured a new investment from Stage 2 Capital. The amount of the investment was not disclosed. Klara brought Stage 2 in to help...
March 7, 2019
FDA fast-tracks cancer AI. This morning Paige.AI, a pathology company that uses artificial intelligence for diagnosis and development, was granted a Breakthrough Device designation by the FDA. Page.AI has been working with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to digitize pathology slide and create a pathology dataset.
“Paige.AI is focused on providing artificial intelligence tools to...
November 27, 2018
This morning quip, an online dental platform and subscription toothbrush company, landed $40 million led by existing investor Sherpa Capital, with participation from Triplepoint Capital.
quip is best known for selling American Dental Association-approved electronic toothbrushes on its online platform. The company runs on a subscription model. Once a customer has bought the toothbrush for $25,...
October 3, 2018
Babyscripts announced today that its prenatal app has become available to mothers and doctors at the Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin health network. Later this year the network will also enable mothers to opt into the service’s data sharing component to allow remote patient monitoring tool for OB/GYNs.
“Expectant patients are now able to access evidenced-based education anytime to...
May 16, 2018
When it comes to dental health, companies seem to more and more see consumer technology and insurance as natural partners. Beam Dental, which started out in the smart toothbrush space but expanded a few years ago into dental insurance, raised $22.5 million today. At the same time, quip, a smart toothbrush company that raised $10 million last year, acquired dental health plan Afora, in a move that...