virtual care

By Dave Muoio 03:57 pm May 19, 2020
Digital chronic-disease-program company Omada Health is leaping into musculoskeletal care thanks to its acquisition of Physera, an app-based platform that includes remote consultations with physical therapists. Although the deal was announced today, Omada said it will "immediately" begin offering the MSK program to its employer, health plan and individual customers. “Integrating a digital...
By Dave Muoio 11:44 am May 11, 2020
Carbon Health, a primary care provider blending in-person and virtual care services, has announced a $28 million Series B1 raise from prior backer DCVC. WHAT THEY DO San Francisco-based Carbon Health runs a series of clinics in California. These brick-and-mortar locations are supported by a Carbon Health mobile app, through which patients can view their health records, schedule appointments,...
By Dave Muoio 02:23 pm May 5, 2020
Heal, the maker of an app for booking and processing device-driven physician house calls and other virtual care services, announced today that is has launched a new telepsychology service for California residents. Heal Teletherapy will connect Heal's users to a licensed clinical psychologist via telehealth video chat. The virtual visits will cost $69 per 20 minutes, according to the company. ...
By Dave Muoio 03:52 pm April 30, 2020
When Teladoc Health wrapped up its last earnings call in February, the virtual-care company gave its revenue projections a modest bump and said that it was keeping an eye on COVID-19 cases in the event that it would need to scale the capacity of its telehealth network. Three months later, and Teladoc CEO Jason Gorevic is sharing news of the company's "remarkable growth" across revenue, visit...
By Dave Muoio 03:55 pm April 28, 2020
UnitedHealth Group's Optum is reportedly in late-stage talks with AbleTo regarding a roughly $470 million acquisition of the virtual behavioral-care company, according to unnamed sources who spoke to CNBC. Optum is already a stakeholder in the New York company, having provided a "significant investment" through its Optum Ventures arm back in January of 2019. At the time, Optum Ventures Principal...
By Dave Muoio 11:25 am April 6, 2020
SteadyMD, a nationwide telehealth provider focused on continuous care, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. Pelion Venture Partners and Next Ventures co-led the round, alongside contributions from First Trust Capital Partners, the Daube Family Office, Crosscut Ventures, M25, Wild Ventures, and Hyde Park Venture Partners. WHAT THEY DO SteadyMD's virtual care service connects members to text...
By Dave Muoio 11:28 am March 6, 2020
Pager, an app-based virtual care and services navigation app, announced this morning $33 million in both equity and debt funding. According to the company, equity comprised roughly two-thirds of this total. Health Catalyst Capital headed the growth equity investment, which also saw participation from new backer Horizon BlueCross BlueShield of New Jersey as well as returning institutional...
By Dave Muoio 03:42 pm January 13, 2020
This weekend, Teladoc Health announced its $600 million purchase of InTouch Health, a fellow telehealth provider focused on enterprise offerings. The big ticket move is an effort to build a single point of entry for integrated virtual care across conditions, and across provider and consumer markets, the companies wrote in their announcement. ''Today marks a bold leap forward in Teladoc Health's...
By Dave Muoio 11:45 am January 7, 2020
Stockholm, Sweden-based telemedicine platform KRY (known as LIVI outside of the Nordics) has announced a €140 million ($155 million) Series C funding round led by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan’s Teachers’ Innovation Platform. Existing investors Index Ventures, Creandum and Accel also participated. WHAT THEY DO KRY is Sweden’s first digital medicine platform, being founded in 2014 and launched in...
By Laura Lovett 12:03 pm October 28, 2019
Chronic care management company Livongo is now looking to integrate virtual care into its platform, announcing a new deal with telemedicine giants MDLive and Doctor on Demand. As part of the deal, Livongo members will be able to tap into telemedicine services through the platform. Livongo for Behavioral Health will be the first service to get the virtual integration starting in January 2020. The...