The market size for population health management is projected to grow to $91.4 billion by 2026, reflecting the growing momentum in the shift from fee-based services to value-based care. Hear from industry executives and leaders sharing their insights on this topic at INVEST Pop Health, a virtual and free conference, in collaboration with New Orleans
Insiteflow co-founder and CEO Anthony Gerardi. Photo credit: Insiteflow New interoperability rules carry the promise of finally freeing up all of that data that’s been sitting in EHRs. But there are still several hurdles to making that information useful for clinicians. While leading a risk adjustment business under the Advisory Board, Anthony Gerardi encountered this
BetterHealthcare seeks to reduce the friction in healthcare by simplifying the first mile of the patient journey through consumer-oriented scheduling and communication and providing better patient data for providers. BetterHealthcare got its start as a niche player in physical therapy, according to CEO and Co-founder Greg Peters. In a phone interview, he discussed how the
After working at Propeller Health for six years, Chris Hogg and colleagues David Hubanks and Joe Slavinsky are setting out to create a new virtual primary care company. Called Marley Medical, the startup recently raised $9 million in seed funding led by Andreessen Horowitz’s Julie Yoo and CRV’s Kristin Baker Spohn. As new services have
Not long after Paige cinched FDA clearance for its algorithm to flag potentially cancerous lesions, another digital pathology startup is touting the results of a study claiming its deep learning technology can detect melanoma with a high degree of accuracy. Philadelphia-based Proscia shared the results of a prospective study testing its DermAI software on skin
Among the many pain points in healthcare access and delivery is the notoriously difficult to predict wait times at doctors’ offices. Enter Navimize, a New York City-based startup that provides a virtual waiting room to help streamline scheduling and improve the patient experience. The venture capital-backed company recently won the Pitch Perfect competition for improving payer/provider
Kristen Valdes, founder and CEO of b.well Connected Health, talked about why she formed the company. She explained the mission of the business is to provide transparency for health data, to help patients share their information, and to provide easy access to care for in-person, virtual, and digital formats, in response to emailed questions. Why
Oshi Health built a digital health platform to help people with GI conditions manage their symptoms. Photo credit: Oshi Health Despite affecting tens of millions of Americans, GI conditions are seldom discussed. Irritable bowel syndrome, one of the most common GI conditions, is estimated to affect between 10% and 15% of people in the U.S.
MedCity News is partnering with the New Orleans Business Alliance to host the executive summit INVEST Pop Health Virtual, November 15-16. It focuses on population health and highlights where innovation and investment are occurring in the field. You can check out the full agenda here. Check back for updates as we get closer to the conference date.
The pandemic has had a huge impact on our health systems. When Covid-19 took hold last year, it brought elective procedures that drive revenue at hospitals and clinical trial enrollment to a screeching halt. News reports over the past 18 months have shown the toll it has taken on physicians, nurses and healthcare staff. But
Ellington West had been leading a national sales team for a large healthcare company when she got a call from her father. A professor at Johns Hopkins known for inventing the microphones we use today, he had built a device to detect respiratory conditions as part of a Gates Foundation challenge to reduce pediatric mortality
Health insurance technology startup Devoted Health has raised a whopping $1.15 billion in a Series D funding round. After the round closed, the company’s valuation reached $12.6 billion, a person with knowledge of the deal told MedCity News. Waltham, Massachusetts-based Devoted Health will close on $80 million in additional funding at a later date to
Brave Care, a pediatric healthcare provider, has raised $25 million in a Series B funding round. The round was led by physician services provider Mednax, whose Chief Development Officer Dr. Jim Swift was added to Brave Care’s board of directors. A graduate of seed money startup accelerator Y Combinator, Portland, Oregon-based Brave Care launched in
A patient walks through rehabilitation exercises using the MindMotion Go. Photo credit: MindMaze A growing number of healthcare startups are tapping into technologies originally used for video games, such as VR headsets and motion sensors. One of them, MindMaze, has notched multiple FDA clearances and CE marks for its digital therapies to help people recover
Honor, a company building software for home care agencies, recently passed a $1.25 valuation with a recent funding round. It raised $70 million in equity, led by Baillie Gifford, and $300 million in debt, led by Perceptive Advisors. The company plans to invest the funds in its technology and operations, and use it to grow
The Covid-19 healthcare crisis has propelled conversations around value-based care and population health to center stage. People with chronic conditions and for whom healthcare resources aren’t easily accessible have suffered disproportionately. MedCity News is partnering with the New Orleans Business Alliance to host the executive summit INVEST Pop Health Virtual, November 15-16. It focuses on
Jiang Li, CEO of Vivalink, talks about the company’s biometrics data platform as a data service that’s designed to support virtual healthcare applications, in response to emailed questions. Why did you start this company? During an incidental visit to the ER, I saw how overwhelming the hospital machines, monitors, and instruments can be to a
Health2047, the innovation subsidiary of the American Medical Association, has launched a startup that develops augmented intelligence technologies to support clinical decision making. Called RecoverX, the startup creates technologies that leverage research, medical charts, patient conversations and test results to provide evidence-based clinical insights and suggested actions for clinicians in real time. For example, one
Insurers and investors are pouring funding into Wayspring, a recently renamed startup providing services to help people navigate treatment for substance use disorder. The Nashville-based company recently closed a $75 million funding round led by Valtruis, a new subsidiary of private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (WCAS) that invests in value-based care companies.
We have seen record investment in healthcare startups over the past few years. Even so, it can still be challenging for entrepreneurs to get an audience with investors. If you’re a startup focused on population health, addressing social determinants of health or helping people manage chronic diseases, you should apply for INVEST Pop Health Pitch