Dignity Health

By Jonah Comstock April 25, 2016
Augmedix, a San Francisco-based startup that uses Google Glass to reduce the time physicians spend on documentation, has raised $17 million in strategic investments in a round that includes some of its largest health plan customers: Sutter Health, Dignity Health, Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI), TriHealth Inc. and one other which chose to remain anonymous. Some traditional VCs also participated...
By Jonah Comstock April 22, 2016
Propeller Health’s connected inhaler technology helped to reduce usage of a rescue inhaler in a recent study of 495 asthma patients conducted at Dignity Health.  “The research demonstrates that the benefits of telehealth go beyond monitoring medication adherence, but can also identify patterns of risk and impairment. This additional information may allow more timely interventions and enhanced...
By Aditi Pai November 24, 2015
Farmington, Connecticut-based Evariant has raised $42.3 million for its physician marketing and engagement offering, according to an SEC filing. This brings the company's total funding to at least $68.3 million. Existing investors include Lightspeed Venture Partners, Dignity Health, Salesforce, Health Enterprise Partners. “Healthcare providers are faced with tremendous challenges as they balance...
By Aditi Pai June 17, 2015
San Francisco-based video visits company Doctor On Demand raised $50 million in a round led by Tenaya Capital with participation from new investors Qualcomm Ventures, Dignity Health, and 23andMe CEO Anne Wojcicki. Existing investors, Venrock, Shasta Ventures, and Sir Richard Branson also contributed. Doctor On Demand has raised more than $74 million in funding to date. Doctor On Demand offers its...
By Brian Dolan August 26, 2014
San Antonio-based AirStrip has raised $25 million in strategic funding led by new investor the Gary and Mary West Health Investment Fund, Sequoia Capital and Wellcome Trust with participation from other existing investors HCA and Qualcomm. Other new investors include two customers -- Dignity Health and St. Joseph Health (SJH) -- and investment bank Leerink Partners. The company plans to use the...
By Jonah Comstock June 17, 2014
San Francisco-based Augmedix, one of several startups developing Google Glass software and modifications for hospital use cases, has raised $7.3 million in a round led by DCM and Emergence Capital Partners. This includes the $3.2 million the company announced in March, and $4.1 million in additional new funding. The company also announced two other milestones: it has been named a certified Glass...
By Aditi Pai May 27, 2014
Farmington, Connecticut-based physician communication platform and CRM company eVariant raised $18.3 million in a round led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with additional funding from Dignity Health, salesforce.com and existing investor Health Enterprise Partners. This brings the company's total funding to at least $26 million to date. eVariant offers healthcare organizations a platform to ...
By Aditi Pai July 25, 2013
Madison, Wisconsin-based Asthmapolis, which offers an FDA-cleared inhaler sensor and companion app, announced a deal with San Diego-based Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Centers. The hospital will offer the Asthmapolis platform as part of its asthma respiratory health management program. Asthmapolis' device is a sensor that attaches to most inhalers for patients who have asthma or COPD. The sensor...
By Brian Dolan June 11, 2013
The California Health Care Foundation's CHCF Innovation Fund announced this week that it has invested a total of slightly more than $1 million in Madison, Wisconsin-based Asthmapolis, which offers a FDA-cleared inhaler sensor and app for people with asthma, COPD, or cystic fibrosis. CHCF has made two investments in Asthmapolis over the years but the bulk of the $1 million makes up its most recent...
By Brian Dolan March 12, 2013
A WellPoint health plan in Florida, called Amerigroup Florida, announced that it will offer Asthmapolis' FDA-cleared mobile health device and service to its members with asthma. Asthmapolis' device is a sensor that sits atop (most) inhalers used by patients who have asthma or COPD. The sensor transmits data to a companion app on the user’s mobile phone every time the inhaler is used. The app can...

Editor's Pick