Urgent Care

By Dave Muoio October 30, 2018
Carbon Health, a startup developing a mobile platform for connecting patients to urgent and primary care, has merged with the Northern California-based Direct Urgent Care network. The result is network of seven brick-and-mortar clinics caring for 40,000 active patients, all of which is supported by a connected telehealth app that also support appointment management, payments, EHR access,...
By Dave Muoio October 4, 2018
Solv, the San Francisco-based maker of an urgent care appointment booking app, has unveiled  a video call functionality that will allow providers to offer patients the option of a telemedicine visit. Video calls made through the Solv Video Telemed system are encrypted and entirely conducted within a mobile phone’s web browser, requiring no additional downloads for the patient. Integrating the...
By Dave Muoio May 8, 2018
San Francisco-based appointment booking app Solv Health announced today that it has closed a $16.8 million Series B round of funding. The round was led by Greylock Partners, with participation from Benchmark and Aspect Ventures. In the same announcement, the company also unveiled its new Solv Pay feature, which looks to make remuneration quicker and more convenient for users. “When you give...
By Heather Mack April 20, 2017
San Francisco-based Solv Health, which is developing an app that allows people to find and book same-day doctor’s appointments at urgent care clinics, has raised $6.25 million in Series A funding. The investment round was led by Benchmark Capital with participation from Theresia Gouw of Aspect Ventures and Malay Gandhi of Ensemble Labs (Gandhi is also the former CEO of seed fund Rock Health)....
By Jonah Comstock August 30, 2013
GreatCall announced the launch of Jitterbug Touch 2, its second generation smartphone offering for older Americans. GreatCall's Jitterbug phones offer simplified user interfaces, cheaper data plans, and built-in health apps, all specifically geared to the older, less tech-savvy demographic. The company, which recently partnered with Bosch Healthcare, launched the Jitterbug Touch in October 2012....