telehealth funding

By Dave Muoio 03:50 pm May 13, 2020
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators recently wrote to the leaders of both lawmaking chambers advocating that greater broadband funding for healthcare providers be included in upcoming coronavirus relief packages. The letter, dated May 8, specifically calls for $2 billion to be added to the existing Rural Health Care (RHC) Program to offset telehealth demand driven by the health emergency. It is...
By Laura Lovett 01:41 pm January 14, 2019
Chicago-based remote virtual care company First Stop Health announced Friday a $6.5 million funding round led by Morningstar founder and CEO Joe Mansueto as well as Rich Gallun, cofounder and CEO of bswift. First Stop Health’s cofounders Patrick Spain and Dr. Mark Friedman also contributed to the latest funding round.  What they do First Stop Health is a virtual care provider that targets the...
By Aditi Pai 10:53 am July 29, 2015
Phoenix, Arizona-based eVisit has raised a $1 million seed round from Alan Ram, founder of Alan Ram's Proactive Training Solutions, Chris Reap, investor at Northstar Capital, and others. The company has developed a two-way video communication offering, available on desktop computers as well as iOS and Android devices, that providers can use when treating minor medical issues, for example checking...