telemedicine app

By Dave Muoio June 13, 2018
Stockholm, Sweden-based telemedicine app company Kry announced this week that it has raised $66 million (53 million euros) in Series B funding. The round was led by Index Ventures, and also included the company’s existing investors Accel, Creandum, and Project A. According to a statement, the company will use the new funding to grow its staff, with the eventual goals of deepening market...
By Dave Muoio May 1, 2018
Seattle-based 98point6 today announced the launch of its on-demand primary care platform. Through the smartphone app, patients in 10 US states can easily receive remote care from a board-certified physician through the AI and machine learning-powered service. “There are far too many people that aren’t getting the primary care they need, and that’s a problem. Our mission is to make primary care...
By Jonah Comstock September 19, 2017
Correction: This article has been updated and corrected based on comments from 98point6. Chat-based telemedicine company 98point6 has raised $19.5 million in third-round funding. The round comes from undisclosed private investors and brings the company's total funding to $35 million, according to the company.  The company offers an app that lets users chat with a board-certified physician. All...
By Jonah Comstock March 8, 2017
Akos, a recently launched mobile-based telemedicine platform, has raised $1 million from a group of local physicians. Starting in Arizona, with plans to expand nationally by 2018, the company offers video and audio telemedicine visits via a mobile platform. “In the current model for telehealth what they do is connect the consumer directly to the physician and these physicians could be anywhere in...
By Aditi Pai January 26, 2016
Los Angeles-based SnapMD has raised $5.3 million from Shea Ventures, TYLT Labs, and Whittier Ventures for its telemedicine offering that connects providers to their existing patients. SnapMD COO George Tierney told MobiHealthNews this brings their total funding to $5.9 million. The idea for SnapMD came from Dr. Rustin Morse, who was working at the Phoenix Children’s Hospital and wanted to create...
By Aditi Pai November 12, 2015
Scottsdale, Arizona-based HealthiestYou, which offers a health app through employers, raised $30 million from Frontier Capital. Employees can use the app to access HealthiestYou's location-aware provider directory to read reviews, ratings and background information, compare prescription pricing for more than 5,000 drugs at more than 100,000 pharmacies, and receive customized alerts that help the...
By Aditi Pai March 23, 2015
San Francisco-based FirstLine Medical has launched its doctor consultation service, called FirstLine, available via iPhone app. The offering allows patients to call, text, or video chat with a doctor, similar to other doctor consultation offerings, but FirstLine goes one step further -- if users choose, they can also request a doctor to make an in-person visit to their home or office. FirstLine...