March 22, 2018
Redwood, California-based Carrot, a digital health company that offers smartphone-paired smoking cessation device, has signed an agreement with Minneapolis-based RedBrick Health. The partnership will allow a portion of RedBrick’s clients early access to Carrot’s platform, and will give RedBrick category exclusivity to market the platform through 2018.
"We obtained FDA clearance for our breath...
February 26, 2018
Pillo Health has announced a deal with AI and voice assistant company Orbita to power the former’s in-home medication adherence robot. The partnership will allow the Pillo platform, set to debut at HIMSS 2018, to better assist users with complex therapy regimens and encourage adherence.
“Combining voice-first technology with algorithms and architecture dedicated to healthcare is critical to...
March 10, 2017
Former FDA deputy commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb is the rumored choice to head the agency, with the full nomination expected by the end of the day. Like most of the Trump Administration’s other high-office picks, Gottlieb is known for his anti-regulatory stance and is in favor of speeding up the drug-approval process, especially for older generics. Considered more mainstream than earlier choices...
April 6, 2016
Minneapolis-based tech-savvy payer Bright Health has raised $80 million in a round led by Bessemer Venture Partners and New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from Flare Capital Partners.
Bright Health is led by a team of experienced healthcare executives. The company’s CEO Bob Sheehy was previously the CEO of UnitedHealthcare. Kyle Rolfing, Bright Health’s president, is the...
November 3, 2015
American Well, a telemedicine company, has hired Dr. Peter Antall as its chief medical officer. Antall previously helped to found a telehealth medical network, called The Online Care Group, which launched in 2012. He will remain the president of this group while serving as CMO for American Well. In a statement, American Well CEO Roy Schoenberg explained that a number of health...
April 29, 2014
Patient engagement platform maker RedBrick Health raised $7.5 million, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total disclosed funding to at least $46 million.
According to the filing, RedBrick Health will use some of the funds to pay its executive officers and other employees.
Previous investors in RedBrick Health include Versant Ventures, Highland Capital Partners, GDN Holdings,...
October 2, 2013
Fitness tracker maker Garmin has launched a closed API for its products, which it is offering exclusively to corporate wellness companies on a case-by-case basis. The company has already been quietly partnering with EveryMove, Redbrick Health, and Humana's Vitality via the API.
"About a year ago, we started to get approached by companies like EveryMove asking for an API for use of Garmin devices...
November 3, 2010
Some mobile health service providers are looking to engage self-insured employers as one of their core customers. A recent survey conducted by SNG Research and commissioned by RedBrick Health found that employee wellness programs that set program goals and rewarded employees paired with hiring an independent vendor significantly improved employee engagement in corporate health and wellness...