Hello Health

By Jonah Comstock May 20, 2013
Myca Health subsidiary and "patient platform management" company Hello Health has taken its emphasis on patient engagement mobile, with the company's first iPhone app. The app, called PortalConnect, enables patients whose physicians use the Hello Health EHR to update and access their own personal health record (PHR). Using the app, they can enter and review their medical information, send and...
By Jonah Comstock November 28, 2012
Myca Health company Hello Health raised $11.5 million this week in a round led by First Generational Capital. Hello Health just raised $10 million raised in February, which brings the subsidiary's total funding in 2012 to $21.5 million. Hello Health said the money would be used for meeting increased demand for its free EHR system, notable for its patient-facing component, including a subscription...
By Brian Dolan September 4, 2012
Dr. Jay Parkinson recently announced that his latest venture, Sherpaa, has raised $1.85 million from O'Reilly Alpha Tech Ventures, First Round Capital, Collaborative Fund, and angels including, ex-president of Tumblr John Maloney, and OpenX and Jirafe founder Scott Switzer, TechCrunch reports. Parkinson is perhaps best known as a co-founder of Hello Health, a subsidiary of Myca Health, which...
By Brian Dolan April 30, 2012
At the American Telemedicine Association event this week online care services provider American Well announced that the newest version of its offering would enable patients to conduct real-time video visits with physicians and other care providers via their mobile devices. While American Well's core customer base has always been major health plans, including WellPoint, UnitedHealth, and various...
By Brian Dolan February 29, 2012
Hello Health, the patient platform management subsidiary of Myca Health, announced that it raised $10 million in new funding this week. Hello Health enables patients to visit with physicians right from their desks via real-time, HIPAA-compliant, online video chats, text messages, instant messaging, and email. Fast Company magazine once summed up the Hello Health platform as the “Facebook of...
By Brian Dolan October 28, 2009
CardioNet's 15th patent: In a recent press release, Randy Thurman, CardioNet Chairman, President and CEO, stated: "A key to success in delivering wireless medicine is rooted in our ability to distill the wide variety of information collected from sensors on the body and make that data useful for clinicians or other healthcare providers. With MCOT, we provide electrocardiogram and trended heart...
By Brian Dolan October 21, 2009
At the Connected Health Symposium in Boston this week, Myca Health described its offering as a platform for physicians and patients, called MycaHub, which delivers a set of automated tools, intuitive interfaces, integrated systems, and the capacity for doctor and patient to engage in real time, any time, online or offline. Earlier this month the company announced that Blue Cross Blue Shield...
By Brian Dolan October 6, 2009
On the same day that its former leader launched his own online healthcare start-up, Google Health announced that it had inked deals with two more health insurers: Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and American Postal Workers Union Health Plan. That brings the count up to three insurers since Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA signed on last year. Google released the announcement at the Health 2.0 event,...
By Brian Dolan May 11, 2009
e-Patient Dave (right) while on a panel at Health 2.0 As is well known by now, part of the federal stimulus package included $19 billion for electronic medical records (EMR) implementation -- and part of those billions include incentives for physicians and hospital groups that implement EMRs by various deadlines. Of course, the implementation also has to meet a criteria referred to as "...
By Brian Dolan March 9, 2009
By Karen Katz, Esq. Director of Business Development, Health, Medtech and e-Health at Mintz Levin The MIT Bio-Innovations Conference on Saturday, set the stage for a dynamic, engaging conversation centered on delivering quality healthcare, swiftly and efficiently with its panel discussion entitled "Choice & Change: Innovations in Consumer Centric Healthcare". Moderated by Daria Niewenhous, a...