TelaDoc

By Aditi Pai September 12, 2013
Dallas, Texas-based Teladoc raised $15 million from five undisclosed investors this week, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total public funding to $46.6 million. Teladoc declined to comment on its plans for the money. The last public funding raise that Teladoc announced was in 2011. The company raised $18.6 million in a round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB...
By Aditi Pai September 6, 2013
Last week, Teladoc acquired Consult A Doctor for an undisclosed sum. This news marked the eleventh acquisition so far this year. Four months ago, MobiHealthNews compiled a list of six acquisitions that had occurred so far in 2013, starting in January when athenahealth bought Epocrates for $293 million. Just a month after that, Jawbone acquired Massive Health to improve its wearable health device...
By Jonah Comstock April 26, 2013
One of the findings of a recent California Health Care Foundation whitepaper about health-specific accelerators was the importance of involving healthcare experts such as doctors in the organization. Dr. Hubert Zajicek took that to heart in starting his new health tech accelerator, Health Wildcatters, in Dallas, Texas. Zajicek is a physician who specialized in nephrology, or kidney research....
By Neil Versel November 13, 2012
It's purely speculative, but a survey of entrepreneurs working in digital health suggests that Practice Fusion, Castlight Health and ZocDoc could be the next companies in the sector to go public. Venture capital firm InterWest Partners queried more than 100 entrepreneurs about the future of digital health and found that 26 percent of them thought Practice Fusion, the current darling of the small-...
By Brian Dolan April 30, 2012
At the American Telemedicine Association event this week online care services provider American Well announced that the newest version of its offering would enable patients to conduct real-time video visits with physicians and other care providers via their mobile devices. While American Well's core customer base has always been major health plans, including WellPoint, UnitedHealth, and various...
By Brian Dolan February 6, 2012
PatientSafe Solutions' PatientTouch for iPod touch Health Evolution Partners, the healthcare investment firm started by former US National Health Information Technology Coordinator Dr. David Brailer, has partnered with Verizon to identify and work with promising mobile health, telemedicine, and health data management companies. Health Evolution Partners (HEP) has indirectly invested in a number...
By Brian Dolan September 15, 2011
Teladoc announced this week a round of funding totaling $18.6 million, led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB). Other investors in the funding round include Cardinal Partners, HLM Venture Partners, Trident Capital, and New Capital Partners. Teladoc offers consumers remote consultations with licensed physicians for routine medical issues. The visits are on-demand and can be scheduled...
By Brian Dolan May 12, 2011
This summer telehealth services provider Teladoc plans to launch a group of iPhone and iPad medical apps for physicians that will enable them to collaborate using Apple's FaceTime videocalling app. Teladoc CEO Jason Gorevic announced the company's plans during a presentation at the Wireless Life-Sciences Alliance (WLSA) Convergence Summit in San Diego this week. Teladoc offers consumers...
By Brian Dolan October 25, 2010
Which PHR is best? The Wall Street Journal reviewed Google Health, Microsoft HealthVault and WebMD's Health Manager. And the winner was... none of them. While they all had their charms, the WSJ wasn't impressed enough to declare a winner. WSJ Telus focuses on digital health: In Canada, mobile operator Telus is enabling some care facilities to push into digital healthcare: Ottawa Emergency...
By Brian Dolan December 4, 2009
TelaDoc Medical Services raised $9 million in additional investments to fund its next phase of growth, the company stated in a press release. The investment round's lead investor was HLM Venture Partners, but healthcare-focused investment group Cardinal Partners contributed along with existing investor, Trident Capital. Teladoc describes itself as a national network of board certified, licensed...