June 25, 2019
There is no denying that high tech has made its way into hospitals across the nation. Amazon Alexa apps are cropping up in patient rooms and virtual reality headsets are making their way to clinic shelves. While these tools may look shiny on the outside, providers are now starting to have serious discussions about what tech makes business sense, and they're doing it from the get-go of the...
June 6, 2019
Healthcare enterprises and digital health startups have a symbiotic relationship: startups need enterprise partners to test and validate their technology, and enterprises turn to startups to bolster innovation efforts beyond what they’re equipped to do in-house.
According to Rock Health Director of Research Megan Zweig, speaking this week at a Rock Health event in Cambridge, Massachusetts, this...
May 10, 2019
It’s no secret digital health is iterating and evolving at breakneck speed. But many are starting to ask the question, "Are those technologies made with all in mind?" Industry players have warned that many patients groups are being left behind— namely, people of color, underserved communities, members of the LGBTQ population and women.
The problems and opportunities
“I would say communities of...
June 21, 2018
This morning Wildflower Health, a digital health platform that helps patients navigate benefits and connect to resources, announced that it is acquiring Circle Women’s Health platform, a startup from the Providence St. Joseph Health Systems incubator.
“This has been in the works for a while. For Wildflower Health, our background as a company was on the health plan market and we have a great...
February 12, 2018
Wyoming launches app for families. The Wyoming Department of Health has launched a free app, developed by Wildflower Health, to help parents track and manage the health of their children. The app includes trackers for height, weight, and vaccinations, as well as tools for expecting mothers and parents of infants. It also connects users to Wyoming Department of Health resources, such as the ...
November 2, 2015
Wildflower Health's pregnancy tracking app has been made available to Medicaid populations in Louisiana and Texas. The company reported that prior to these recent rollouts, its offering, called Due Date Plus, was available to 2 million people across its existing commercial and Medicaid plans.
“By engaging an increasing number of lower income women during their pregnancies, we believe that we can...
June 29, 2015
San Francisco-based Wildflower Health has raised $5 million in a round led by Easton Capital and Hatteras Venture Partners with participation from existing investors Cambia Health Solutions and HealthTech Capital. The company has raised at least $6.7 million to date.
Wildflower Health offers an app, called Due Date Plus, which helps pregnant women track their symptoms, monitor key milestones,...
February 4, 2015
San Francisco-based digital health startup Wildflower Health partnered with health insurance company LifeMap Assurance to launch an app, called LifeMap Due Date Plus, for expectant parents with short term disability coverage. The app is available on iOS and Android devices.
"LifeMap is an ancillary benefits provider meaning that they provide things like disability benefits, insurance benefits,...
June 16, 2014
Four months after pregnancy tracking app developer Wildflower Health launched a program for Wyoming Medicaid beneficiaries, the startup reported that nearly 70 percent of enrollees are using the app's main features. The app's monthly retention rates are at 80 percent.
Wildflower Health has reached close to one third of estimated Medicaid pregnancies in Wyoming.
In Wyoming, the app used is offered...
February 12, 2014
Wyoming Medicaid launched a smartphone app for pregnant women last week in partnership with mobile health engagement platform developer Wildflower Health. The smartphone app will be a tool offered through the Wyoming Department of Health's program "WYhealth Get Plugged In", which is sponsored by Xerox.
Wildflower Health was also part of a Rock Health class, which had its demo day in February 2013...