September 10, 2019
Vim, maker of a tech platform enabling value-based care for health plans and providers, has raised $24 million in a Series B round led by Optum Ventures and Premera Blue Cross. Great Point Ventures, Sequoia Capital and Leverage Health Solutions have also backed the company.
WHAT THEY DO
Vim offers a patient-facing appointment booking platform that can be integrated onto payer and provider sites...
September 6, 2019
Abhinav Shashank is the cofounder and CEO at Innovaccer Inc. Abhinav has led the San Francisco-based healthcare data activation platform company since its inception in 2014. Under his supervision, Innovaccer developed its proprietary healthcare data activation platform.
We dream of a healthcare system that encircles all citizens and connects them to the common thread of care, which is built on...
September 10, 2018
AI-enabled healthcare insights company Clarify Health Solutions announced this morning that it has closed a $57 million Series B financing round led by global investment firm KKR.
According to the announcement, this new funding will primarily support growth at Clarify, which so far has worked with more than 125 systems, payers, and pharmaceuticals to deploy its software at more than 5,000...
July 12, 2018
Healthcare data platform company Innovaccer has launched ACO Advisor, a new free online tool that uses publicly available data to advise Accountable Care Organizations on how to reduce costs and increase revenues.
“It has been six years since the ACO program was started, but still most of them are leaving money on the table by not assuming enough risks,” Abhinav Shashank, CEO cofounder at...
December 20, 2017
Aledade, a healthcare technology company launched in 2014 by former National Coordinator for Health IT Farzad Mostashari, MD, has filed a Form D with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Aledade reported that it has raised $23 million. The total private financing amount was $28 million, according to the document filed with the SEC.
Bethesda, Maryland-based Aledade works with the Medicare...
May 5, 2017
What will it take to move from many promising but disconnected pilots in digital health to a world where technology holistically advances patient engagement? That’s the question that Brian Eastwood, an analyst at Chilmark Research, was grappling with as he took the stage at the inaugural Patient Experience Symposium in Boston this week.
“A chronic patient who sees a number of different...
May 2, 2017
Twine Health, which offers software to manage coaching programs for wellness and disease management, has had some pretty robust efficacy data over the years. For instance, a hypertension trial saw a decrease in systolic blood pressure from 26.3 mm Hg to 16.0 mm Hg, and a diabetes trial saw an average 3.2 drop in HbA1C with Twine’s coaching, compared to a 1.0 drop for a control group.
March 27, 2017
As lawmakers on Capitol Hill wrangle over the fate of the Affordable Care Act and its would-be replacement, the American Health Care Act, the National Academy of Medicine said its four main priorities for fixing the country's healthcare industry include continuing the shift from fee-for-service to value based payment models; empowering people to be fully engaged in their healthcare decisions;...
February 7, 2017
Another report suggest value-based payment models will continue even, if in a different form, under the new administration's governance of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, according to a Health Affairs report.
"The election of Donald Trump might change the strategy of advancing healthcare reform, but the movement toward value-based care both preceded the Affordable Care Act and...
August 2, 2016
This week the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 14 regions and states that will participate in its new primary care model, Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+). The initiative, which was announced in April, is a multi-payer, five-year medical home model that will begin January 2017, enabling primary care practices to care for patients in the ways they deem best to...