April 19, 2018
New York City-based digital consult platform RubiconMD has closed a $13.8 million Series B funding round led by HLM Venture Partners and Optum Ventures, representatives from the company told MobiHealthNews. Other participants in the round included Centene Corporation, Blue Ivy Ventures, and other return investors.
“Specialists are oftentimes centralized, overbooked, costly, or out of network,”...
March 27, 2018
Since October 2016, when it started using a new telehealth technology, ConcertoHealth has seen 73 percent of its new e-consults replace the need for patients to see specialists face-to-face.
Further, there has been a 30.3 percent reduction in the health system's rate of hospital admissions and a 17 percent drop in readmissions.
ConcertoHealth uses a platform from AristaMD that delivers access to...
September 28, 2017
Telemedicine company Teladoc has added Brian McAndrews, former CEO of Pandora (the media company, not the jeweler), to its board of directors. Notably, McAndrews has extensive experience with machine learning algorithms, which Teladoc is considering ways to deploy.
“Brian’s depth of experience as an executive leader and board member of prominent technology and digital media companies complements...
January 19, 2017
Jawbone's Chief Financial Officer has left the company, The Verge reported this week. CFO Jason Child, who joined Jawbone in 2015 from Groupon, has left the struggling company to join the Global Advisory Board of the University of Washington's Foster School of Business. Jawbone also lost it's top product exec, Travis Bogard, this past summer.
New York City-based physician-specialist consult...
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...
June 1, 2016
New York City-based physician-specialist consult company RubiconMD has raised $4 million in a round led by Waterline Ventures. Dioko Health Ventures, a North Carolina based fund managed by Nashville-based FCA Venture Partners, and Alma Mundi Fund also contributed to the round. Existing investors from the company's seed round include athenahealth and former Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida...
May 28, 2015
Health IT vendor athenahealth has announced the second class in its relatively new accelerator program, called More Disruption Please (MDP). MDP launched last September and now has six portfolio companies, three based in San Francisco and three in Boston.
MDP companies receive seed funding, office space, and mentorship from athenahealth along with access to athenahealth's network of providers,...