March 9, 2015
Las Vegas-based SocialWellth, maker of white label digital health and wellness offerings for payers, providers, and employers, has raised $7.5 million, according to a report from MedCity News. This brings the company's total funding to at least $12 million to date.
Existing investors include SilverStream Capital and LifeWise Administrators, a subsidiary of Premera Blue Cross.
January 15, 2015
Toward the end of last year, Morristown Medical Center, a part of the Atlantic Health System in New Jersey, opened up HealtheConnect, an on-site, physical store located just off the hospital's main lobby where patients, family members, and medical professionals can learn about health apps and wearable devices. While the store is currently backed by the hospital's foundation, the longterm plan is...
December 10, 2014
New York City-based Happtique, which had developed a health app certification and "prescription" platform, has been acquired by SocialWellth for an undisclosed sum. Happtique was a wholly owned subsidiary of GNYHA Ventures, the for-profit arm of the Greater New York Hospital Association.
It shut down its app certification program in December 2013 after a health IT firm exposed security issues...
October 1, 2013
David Vinson and Joan Kennedy.
In May, Cigna’s Director of IT Strategy and Innovation Willis Gee told MobiHealthNews that the next move for the insurer would be to look for ways to integrate tracking devices, social networks, and other digital tools into a single engagement strategy. Now Cigna has unveiled a part of that strategy: an app curation platform called the GoYou Cigna Marketplace,...