Fairview Health Services

By Aditi Pai January 4, 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota-based telemedicine company Zipnosis has raised $17 million in a round led by Safeguard Scientifics with participation from Ascension Ventures as well as existing investors Fairview Health Services, Hyde Park Venture Partners, Arthur Ventures, Waterline Ventures and Omphalos Ventures. This brings the company’s total known funding to about $20 million to date, according to...
By Aditi Pai April 7, 2015
Minneapolis-based Novu has raised $20 million from SSM Partners and Noro-Moseley Partners for its app-enabled wellness program, which it offers to payors, providers, and employers. “The health care system, to date, has not been successful in moving past a transactional relationship with the consumer, resulting in low rates of engagement and lack of trust,” Novu CEO Tom Wicka said in a statement...
By Jonah Comstock August 8, 2013
A qualitative study by Weiss Cornell Medical Center found many benefits to digital patient-physician communication. A new qualitative study from Weill Cornell Medical Center, published in Health Affairs, suggests that physician-patient communication by email or a secure patient portal offers significantly more advantages than disadvantages. However, the study authors speculate adoption of...
By Neil Versel November 8, 2012
The iPad continues to be a hugely popular but imperfect tool for physicians, as suggested by two papers presented Monday at the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) annual symposium in Chicago. In two Fairview Health Services emergency departments in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, physicians actually told IT leadership prior to the December 2010 go-live of an electronic medical record...