digital health funding

By Brian Dolan June 23, 2016
San Diego-based Reflexion Health, which offers physical therapy programs that leverage Microsoft Kinect for Windows, has raised $18 million in its series B round of funding from undisclosed investors. To date the company has been exclusively funded by the West Health Investment Fund, which injected $7.5 million into the company in 2014 and $4.25 million in 2012 The company says it plans to use...
By Brian Dolan June 22, 2016
Headlines during the first six months of 2016 included a hard look at how employers should approach employee wellness programs, increased provider acceptance of patient generated health data, drawn-out telemedicine regulatory battles, underwhelming efficacy data, the rise of AI, a new payment model for primary care, steady digital health investments, a handful of notable mergers and acquisitions...
By Brian Dolan June 8, 2016
Mountain View, California-based digital health benefits platform Jiff added another $17.7 million to the $23.5 million it announced last year. Jiff has now raised a total of about $68 million from investors that include Rosemark Capital, GE Ventures, Aeris Capital, and Aberdare Ventures. “Jiff is tackling a massive problem: bringing together all the innovations in digital health an employer may...
By Jonah Comstock June 2, 2016
Marina Del Rey, California-based Moving Analytics has raised $1.1 million in a round led by Launchpad Digital Health, an accelerator where the startup is currently enrolled, with additional contributions from HealthX Ventures. Moving Analytics makes an app and web portal for post-discharge patient follow-up and rehabilitation. “A total of 2.5 million patients in the US don’t receive adequate...
By Brian Dolan May 31, 2016
Thanks to big $100 million-plus deals from digital health companies like Oscar, Flatiron Health and Jawbone, the amount of venture capital flowing into digital health during the first three months of the year puts 2016 on track to be a record year for funding. Digital health companies raised slightly more than $2 billion in Q1, according to CB Insights. Because of different scopes and definitions...
By Brian Dolan May 24, 2016
Cupertino, California-based Sensifree, which develops contact-free, electromagnetic sensors for continuously sensing heart rate and other biometrics, has raised $5 million in its first round of funding led by TransLink Capital. Other backers included UMC Capital, which is a subsidiary of United Microelectronics, and an undisclosed strategic investor. TransLink was one of the first firms to invest...
By Bernie Monegain April 18, 2016
Quartet Health, the behavioral health startup backed by former Congressman Patrick Kennedy, has raised $40 million in a second round of funding. GV – formerly Google Ventures – led the funding with participation from existing investors Oak HC/FT Partners, F-Prime Capital Partners, and Polaris Partners. Krishna Yeshwant, general partner at GV, will join Quartet’s board of directors. Quartet will...
By MHN Staff April 14, 2016
As we do every quarter, MobiHealthNews has rounded up our Q1 2016 coverage into a handful of longform stories. This section is on funding. Skip ahead using these links to read Q1 digital health news roundups about providers, payers, pharma, and M&A. In the first quarter of 2016, MobiHealthNews tracked funding for digital health companies that totaled at least $770 million. Some deals were...
By Jonah Comstock April 14, 2016
Healthcare IT venture capital funding hit $1.4 billion this quarter, according to a new funding report from Mercom Capital. That marks an increase of 27 percent over the firm's fourth quarter 2015 numbers, which hit $1.1 billion. It's also an increase of 74 percent year-over-year for the quarter. "The Health IT sector is off to an impressive start this year with significant funding activity in...
By Aditi Pai April 7, 2016
Earlier this week, Rock Health and Startup Health released their first quarterly funding reports for the calendar year. Rock Health, which has more specific inclusion criteria and only tracks deals above $2 million, reported $981.3 million in Q1 2016 digital health funding, while StartUp Health reported $1.8 billion. “If you spent the first quarter of this year listening to investors, founders,...

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