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April 7, 2021
Insurtech company Bright Health has snapped up telehealth startup Zipnosis for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition, which was first reported by MedCityNews, signals that the unicorn health insurance company is looking to strengthen its foothold in the telemedicine market.
According to a release by Zipnosis' financial officer, Cain Brothers, this deal will allow Bright Health to deliver...
April 16, 2019
Zipnosis, maker of white-labeled telemedicine products for providers, launched a new platform called ZipPlus, which helps providers using the company's telemedicine services carve out an integrated “roadmap.”
“We continue to hear from our health system customers that virtual care deployment is narrow and integration is a challenge, and in many cases prohibiting widespread adoption,” Jon Pearce,...
August 28, 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Zipnosis, which offers whitelabeled telemedicine tools to providers, quietly raised a $3 million funding round last week. The raise came from existing investors. The company's last round, in January 2016, was supported by Safeguard Scientifics, Ascension Ventures, Fairview Health Services, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Arthur Ventures, Waterline Ventures and Omphalos...
April 18, 2018
Novo Nordisk and San Francisco-based Sempre Health have announced their collaboration on a pilot program that will offer diabetes medications through the latter company’s monetary incentive and SMS-driven prescription refill platform. The partnership is hoping to engage 10,000 diabetes patients on Sempre’s platform within 2018.
“Looking at some of the metrics that Sempre has been able to provide...
April 3, 2018
The American Academy of Family Physicians and virtual care technology vendor Zipnosis are embarking on a partnership that will offer a virtual healthcare platform to AAFP's 129,000 members.
The telemedicine tech provides an online diagnosis and treatment system that would enable AAFP members to offer their patients easy access to care by connecting them virtually with their family physician.
March 23, 2018
Just about everyone agrees in the basic vision for telemedicine: When a person gets sick, instead of jumping in the car to drive to a doctor’s office or urgent care center, they can pick up a phone or tablet instead, and get in touch right away with a doctor.
But when it comes to which doctor should be on the end of that call — and who should be facilitating that connection — healthcare...
March 9, 2018
Food based app Zipongo has just announced that Dr. Dexter Shurney will be joining the company as chief medial officer and senior vice president of clinical affairs. In his new role he will responsible for clinical aspects of Zipongo products and overseeing clinical research and analytics.
Prior to this position Shurney was the chief medical director of the employee health plan for Vanderbilt...
February 26, 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota-based Zipnosis is bucking traditional telemedicine wisdom in two ways. One, the company has always worked to deliver telemedicine services to patients by working with their existing provider. Two, they are moving away from video visit as the default for telemedicine.
“I always looked at phone and video as more of an analog model,” said Jon Pearce, CEO of Zipnosis. “I said...
February 19, 2018
Ann Mond Johnson will be taking over as CEO of the the American Telemedicine Association in early March, according to a statement released last week. She previously served as the CEO of Zest Health, served as board chair and advisor to ConnectedHealth, and has a history of entrepreneurship.
The CEO position’s previous occupant, Jonathan Linkous, stepped down last year after 24 years at the...
January 15, 2018
The trend toward healthcare consumerism increasingly is at the forefront of health system decisions. In growing numbers, patients are making healthcare choices based on the ability of providers to bring value in the form of access and experience.
This patient-focused mindset is at the heart of Methodist Medical Group's strategic direction, and a key factor in its decision to launch a new...