October 8, 2020
Avail Medsystems, maker of a telemedicine platform fine-tuned for remote procedure room collaborations, has claimed $100 million in a Series B raise headed by D1 Capital Partners. 8VC and the company's existing investors – a list that includes Lux Capital, Coatue, Sonder Capital, Playground Global, Baidu Ventures and Refractor Capital – also participated.
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September 21, 2016
New York City-based RubiconMD, which makes a digital consultation platform for physicians and specialists, has announced a $750,000 investment from the California Health Care Foundation Innovation Fund, which supports emerging technologies in healthcare. The company most recently closed a Series A round of financing in which they received around $4 million, and the new investment brings their...
December 4, 2013
Specialist consultations via smartphone are most effective when they make use of not only speech, but annotated images, according to a clinical trial recently published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research.
In a randomized trial of 42 Swiss medical students, all participants were given a hypothetical case of a patient in need of hand surgery. They all prepared by looking at an X-ray image...