February 2, 2021
Onduo Health, the virtual diabetes coaching program backed by Verily (and to a lesser extent Sanofi), announced this morning that it is expanding its platform beyond Type 2 diabetes to include several other conditions frequent among its populations.
Multi-condition services focused on hypertension, pre-diabetes, weight loss and mental wellbeing – as well as underlying coaching support for dieting...
January 8, 2021
Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional information and quotes from Hinge Health.
Hinge Health, a San Francisco company tackling musculoskeletal (MSK) health through digital programs with live virtual sessions, has wrapped up a $300 million Series D round that places its total value at $3 billion, according to a recent announcement.
The "heavily oversubscribed" round was led by...
December 10, 2020
Host Jonah Comstock welcomes John Sharp to the show on the occasion of his retirement from HIMSS. Until recently the director of thought advisory at HIMSS, John has worn many hats in his career and become one of the most well-known, respected and beloved voices in the digital health community.
We talked about that community, John's career, and all the ways the space has changed and developed – ...
August 18, 2020
Cecelia Health, a virtual diabetes and chronic disease management startup, has raised $13 million in Series B funding. Rittenhouse Ventures and Endo Investors co-led the round, which also saw participation from Boston Millennia Partners, SustainVC, G100 Capital and others.
WHAT IT DOES
The company was initially founded as Fit4D, and focused on access to certified diabetes educators (CDE) for...
May 12, 2020
Lucid Lane, a Los Altos, California-based telehealth provider specializing in medication dependence and substance use disorders, has raised $4 million in seed funding. Battery Ventures led the investment.
WHAT THEY DO
Lucid Lane's patient-facing approach combines regular virtual coaching from licensed therapists and data-driven treatment planning. These sessions are conducted as either one-on-one...
October 22, 2019
Octave, a startup behavioral health practice that blends in-person therapy with virtual coaching services, has collected $11 million in Series A funding. The raise was led by Greycroft and supported by Obvious Ventures.
The announcement also coincides with news of a partnership that establishes Octave as an in-network provider for Anthem Blue Cross of California. In addition, it is opening two...