virtual care

By Laura Lovett 02:29 pm September 15, 2020
London-based virtual care provider Medefer landed £10M ($12.8M) in a funding round led by Nickleby Capital.  WHAT IT DOES Medefer is split into three services: a healthcare provider, virtual outpatient pathway and a tech platform for doctors to conduct virtual visits. Currently the platform can deliver healthcare within the UK's NHS system.  The platform allows patients to see a Medefer GP or a...
By Dave Muoio 11:37 am September 14, 2020
Major telehealth vendor MDLive announced this morning a new $50 million crossover equity investment from Sixth Street Growth. The company said that it has also obtained $25 million in debt financing from other unnamed investors. WHAT IT DOES MDLive provides a telehealth platform staffed by a network of certified clinicians capable of delivering virtual urgent care, dermatology, therapy and...
By Dave Muoio 11:06 am August 20, 2020
Pediatric behavioral care platform Brightline has brought in $20 million in Series A funding. Threshold Ventures and prior backer Oak HC/FT headed the raise, which also included Blue Shield of California, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, Boston Children’s Hospital, SemperVirens VC, Rock Health and City Light Capital. WHAT IT DOES The Palo Alto, California-based startup formerly known as...
By Dave Muoio 02:24 pm August 6, 2020
Ginger, the San Francisco-based behavioral health startup formerly known as Ginger.io, announced today a $50 million Series D funding round. Advance Venture Partners and Bessemer Venture Partners headed the raise, which also saw participation from Cigna Ventures, Kaiser Permanente Ventures and LinkedIn Executive Chairman Jeff Weiner. With this, the company said it has raised more than $120...
By Laura Lovett 09:46 am August 5, 2020
Digital health titans Teladoc Health and Livongo are merging under the Teladoc name. The deal values the 12-year-old digital chronic care-management company Livongo at $18.5 billion.  Teladoc CEO Jason Gorevic is expected to remain at the helm of the soon-to-be joint company, while Livongo’s CEO and founder Glen Tullman will be taking up a seat on the Teladoc board.  Teladoc plans to buy Livongo...
By Dave Muoio 02:49 pm July 30, 2020
D2C wellness and telehealth startup Hims & Hers is looking to cut down the time between medication orders and delivery for certain customers. Thanks to a newly announced partnership, patients receiving virtual primary care services through Hims & Hers may choose to select Alto as their preferred pharmacy for prescription deliveries. They will have their orders fulfilled automatically ...
By Dave Muoio 01:29 pm July 30, 2020
Teladoc Health continues its strong upward trend during its second fiscal quarter, with CEO Jason Gorevic informing investors yesterday that the company had outperformed "all key financial and operation metrics." Similar to the first quarter, the telehealth company is touting massive year-over-year (YoY) growth in revenue, visit volume and new registrations, as well as the acquisition of several...
By Dave Muoio 01:04 pm July 8, 2020
Telehealth provider Doctor On Demand today announced $75 million in Series D funding. The raise was led by General Atlantic, and also included the company's prior investors. The round puts Doctor On Demand's lifetime raise in the neighborhood of $239 million. WHAT IT DOES The San Francisco-based company provides virtual care services directly to consumers as well as through arrangements with...

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By Ahmed El Sherif 10:01 am July 7, 2020
A Sharjah-based healthcare company has announced its latest venture; what it is dubbing the “Middle East’s first e-hospital”. Mulk Healthcare, which is part of the UAE’s Mulk Holdings International, has unveiled its digital hospital project designed to bring “disruptive futuristic healthcare solutions to consumers of the GCC,” it said in a statement. Launching as a downloadable app this August,...
By Dave Muoio 01:11 pm July 1, 2020
Computer hardware and technology company Lenovo today signaled its growing interest in digital health – or more specifically, in device-driven remote health monitoring. In partnership with Tampa, Florida-based health software maker Vianova Health the Chinese company announced its Lenovo Virtual Care offering. Marketed to provider organizations, the multipart product is composed of Lenovo's...