April 12, 2021
Digital health provider HealthHero has entered the French market with its acquisition of Paris-based telehealth startup Qare.
Backed by health tech venture builder Kamet Ventures, the acquisition strengthens HealthHero's telehealth position in Europe and now covers 22 million people, with plans to provide just under three million consultations this year.
WHY IT MATTERS
Qare combines medical...
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April 6, 2021
Telecommunications giant Verizon has etched its name into the ever-growing list of virtual care platform developers with this week’s announcement of BlueJeans Telehealth.
The telehealth offering was built from the ground up with collaboration from an advisory board of health system clinicians, creating a platform designed with the needs of providers in mind, Verizon said in the announcement.
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April 1, 2021
Mantra Health, a startup providing virtual mental healthcare services to higher education, has closed a $2 million extension to the $3.2 million in seed funding it disclosed late last year, MobiHealthNews has learned.
The startup's newest backers include Canaan Partners, City Light Capital and Baleon Capital, as well as Aligned Telehealth founder Dr. Nitin Nanda as a strategic angel investor....
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March 31, 2021
CirrusMD, a startup offering on-demand, text-first telehealth, has raised $20 million in a new Series C funding round that brings its lifetime funding to $46 million.
Blue Venture Fund led the raise, which also saw support from 7wireVentures, Drive Capital and the Colorado Impact Fund.
WHAT IT DOES
CirrusMD's approach to virtual care is focused on convenient and timely communication.
March 23, 2021
Direct-to-consumer virtual care and mail-order prescription startup Ro is adding to its already impressive fundraising haul with a fresh $500 million investment headed by prior backers General Catalyst, FirstMark Capital and TQ Ventures, the company announced this morning.
SignalFire Torch and BoxGroup also returned to participate in the Series D round, as did new investors Altimeter, Baupost,...
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March 22, 2021
Shares of consumer-friendly telehealth and wellness company Hims & Hers took a hit late last week when the company pulled back the curtain on its first quarterly earnings since going public through a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) merger.
While the company posted 2020 revenue that beat market expectations, its roughly $16 trading price immediately dipped from about $16 to the $14...
March 8, 2021
Abbott announced today that it has updated NeuroSphere, its app-driven neuromodulation therapy platform, with remote programming capabilities that will allow patients to speak with and receive adjustments from their provider via a cellular or WiFi connection.
The NeuroSphere Virtual Clinic was recently approved by the FDA and is now available within the Abbott patient controller app for use with...
March 4, 2021
TytoCare, a telehealth platform and remote care device maker, has added another $50 million to its Series D funding round, bringing the oversubscribed round to a total of $100 million.
The Israeli startup raised the first $50 million in April 2020 in a round led by Insight Partners, which led this extension as well. New investors Tiger Global Management and Qumra Capital joined this time around,...
March 3, 2021
Reperio Health, the maker of an app-connected home wellness assessment kit marketed to employers, has raised $6 million is seed funding. The round was co-led by Caduceus Capital Partners and Rogue Venture Partners, and saw participation from Liquid 2 Ventures and G Ventures.
WHAT IT DOES
To enable at-home screenings, the Portland, Oregon-based company ships a kit directly to employees or...
March 2, 2021
Live video telemedicine is up during 2020, but utilization remains highest among high earners with high levels of education, according to a new Rock Health consumer adoption report.
The research and venture firm surveyed a total of 7,980 from September 4, 2020 to Oct. 2, 2020 in its annual survey. Researchers noted that 2020 was an unusual year for healthcare because of the pandemic.