care coordination

By Jonah Comstock May 19, 2016
At the HIMSS Pop Health Forum in Boston today, a panel of healthcare executives spoke about the relationship between population health and patient engagement, and the ways in which technology can enable both. “This is the Gutenberg moment,” Dr. Gregory Weidner, medical director for primary care innovation and proactive health at Carolinas Healthcare System, said. “The democratization of...
By Aditi Pai December 7, 2015
Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Twine Health has raised $6.75 million from Khosla Ventures, Provenance Venture Forum, and Tower Capital Partners for its chronic condition health coaching offering. Notably, Vinod Khosla led Khosla Ventures' investment personally. Twine Health has developed a health coaching system designed for providers working in various care settings, including primary care, on-...
By Aditi Pai October 26, 2015
The Right Place has raised $2 million from undisclosed angel investors for a mobile-enabled offering that helps skilled nursing facilities (SNF) with care coordination and patient placement. “Discharging patients from the hospital to a post-acute care facility is a cumbersome and sometimes biased process that is fraught with challenges,” The Right Place Chief Medical Officer and Cofounder Dr....
By Jonah Comstock October 21, 2015
San Diego, California-based PatientSafe Solutions has acquired all the assets of Merck subsidiary Vree Health for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will help the care coordination and provider workflow company expand its offerings to the home care market in addition to the hospital. Merck isn't letting it's former company too far out of its site: the Merck Global Health Investment Fund (...
By Aditi Pai October 7, 2015
Wesley Chapel, Florida-based care coordination platform CareSync raised $18 million in a round from the Merck Global Health Innovation Fund (Merck GHI), Greycroft Partners, and Harbert Venture Partners, with participation from existing investors Tullis Health Investors, Clearwell Group, CDH Solutions, and CareSync CEO Travis Bond. The company raised $4.25 million around this time last year. “Our...
By Aditi Pai June 25, 2015
New York-based Cureatr, which has developed a mobile care coordination offering, raised $13 million in a round led by Deerfield Investments with participation from Cerner Capital and Windham Ventures as well as existing investors Cardinal Partners, Milestone Venture Partners, Partnership Fund for New York City, and JMI Services. This brings the company's total funding to at least $18.7 million....
By Aditi Pai April 8, 2015
A few months ago, Accenture reported that 19 of the 25 states developing state health innovation plans (SHIPs) were planning to invest more in telehealth this year. Now, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) has published online resources to help the states that are participating in the State Innovation Models initiative make better use of digital health...
By Jonah Comstock January 6, 2015
Caremerge, makers of a care coordination software for seniors in assisted living facilities, raised $4 million in its first institutional round of funding. Cambia Health Solutions led the round and Generator Ventures, GE Ventures, Arsenal Venture Partners and the Ziegler-LinkAge Longevity Fund also contributed. Caremerge previously raised $2 million from angel investors in July 2013 and has...
By Aditi Pai November 20, 2014
Half of physicians and extenders said virtual visits could replace more than 10 percent of in-office patient visits, thus giving them more time during the workday, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of 1,000 physicians, nurse practitioners, and PAs. Still, only 15 percent of clinicians said they currently offer telehealth services to patients with chronic conditions and just 28 percent...
By Aditi Pai November 10, 2014
San Francisco-based RxMatch, which plans to launch a post-op care platform for web and mobile devices in the next few weeks, completed a $500,000 seed round in September. RxMatch automates medical care after a patient's appointment. The platform's 12-week program helps patients with their post-surgery care. All of the follow-up care on the platform is organized by a health coach. The health coach...

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