Digital Health Wire #183
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Primary Care June 5, 2023
Retailers in Healthcare: A Catalyst for Provider Evolution June 5, 2023
Definitive Healthcare report shows that retail clinic volumes have tripled since 2017, outpacing growth in EDs and physician practices.
Patient Engagement June 1, 2023
Florence Acquires Zipnosis From Bright Health June 1, 2023
Florence acquired asynchronous telehealth platform Zipnosis off of struggling insurtech Bright Health two months after its seed round.
Artificial Intelligence May 25, 2023
Hippocratic Emerges to Bring LLMs to Healthcare May 25, 2023
Hippocratic AI debuted with $50M from a massive seed round co-led by the VC power duo of General Catalyst and a16z.
Home Care June 8, 2023
Optum Competes for Acquisition of Amedisys June 8, 2023
UnitedHealth Group’s Optum division is throwing a wrench in Option Care Health’s takeover of Amedisys with its own acquisition plans.
Digital Health May 22, 2023
Clarify Research: The Kids Are Not Alright May 22, 2023
New research from Clarify Health Institute shows that the youth mental health crisis in America is past the tipping point.
Digital Health May 18, 2023
Mid-Year Digital Health Predictions May 18, 2023
A mid-year prediction roundup from some of healthcare’s top dealmakers gives a good preview of what might come next as the market cools.
Digital Health May 15, 2023
Amino Lands $80M for Benefits Navigation May 15, 2023
Health benefits navigation platform Amino Health landed $80M in an even mix of equity and debt financing.
Digital Health May 11, 2023
How to Scale a Health Tech Business to $100M ARR May 11, 2023
Bessemer Venture Partners put out a top-tier blog post outlining how to scale a health tech business to $100M in ARR.
Remote Care May 7, 2023
Option Care Health Acquires Amedisys for $3.6B May 7, 2023
There’s a new home health giant on the block after Option Care Health acquired in-home care and hospice company Amedisys.
Digital Health May 4, 2023
ChatGPT Crowned the Champ of Bedside Manner May 4, 2023
Study finds that licensed medical professionals prefer ChatGPT’s responses to patient questions better than doctors’ responses.
Digital Health May 1, 2023
The 45 Best Digital Health Newsletters, Influencers, and Podcasts for 2023 May 1, 2023
These are the 45 best newsletters, websites, and podcasts to follow if you want to keep up with the latest and greatest in healthcare.
Startups April 26, 2023
XRHealth and Amelia Virtual Care Merger April 26, 2023
The extended reality market has a new powerhouse after XRHealth and Barcelona-based Amelia Virtual Care announced plans to merge.
Patient Engagement April 24, 2023
Memora Lands $30M for Care Automation April 24, 2023
Memora Health landed $30M in fresh funding from General Catalyst and a group of strategic health system partners.
Digital Health April 20, 2023
HIMSS23 Recap and Major Announcements April 20, 2023
We recap the biggest digital health announcements, launches, and partnerships from the exhibit hall of HIMSS23 in Chicago.
Remote Care April 17, 2023
Care-at-Home Enabler MedArrive Closes $8M April 17, 2023
Care-at-home enabler MedArrive is pedal-to-the-metal after closing a growth round to accelerate its expansion into new markets.
Startups April 13, 2023
DHW Q&A: More Care, Less Friction With Medallion April 13, 2023
We sat down with Medallion CEO Derek Lo to discuss the emergence of virtual care and how to overcome the friction it brought with it.
Digital Health April 10, 2023
a16z: Healthtech Business Model Magic April 10, 2023
a16z explores how healthcare outperformers leverage the same three types of “business model magic” as the world’s largest tech companies.
Digital Health April 6, 2023
Rock Health Q1 2023 Funding Recap April 6, 2023
Rock Health’s Q1 2023 report is out and its title couldn’t have put it any better: we’re investing like it’s 2019 again.
Patient Engagement April 3, 2023
Florence Debuts With $20M to Unlock Capacity April 3, 2023
Florence emerged from stealth with $20M in seed funding to address what it views as the biggest constraint in care: clinical capacity.
Digital Health March 30, 2023
ViVE 2023 Recap and Major Announcements March 30, 2023
We recap the biggest product launches, platform expansions, and partnership announcements made at ViVE 2023 in Nashville.
Digital Health March 27, 2023
Mindstrong Calls it Quits, Offloads Tech to SonderMind March 27, 2023
Mindstrong is shuttering operations after offloading its core digital biomarker technology to former competitor SonderMind.