From companies created to work in best in today's new value-based healthcare system to precision medicine, data analytics and interoperability, you can count on a healthcare IT landscape that is always in flux, thanks to new approaches driven by entrepreneurs who are adept at shaking things up.
This gallery highlights some of the most promising new companies and the founders and CEOs who are making news in 2017. Healthcare IT News is keeping tabs on the most exciting and promising new ventures.
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Aledade CEO Farzad Mostashari
Aledade, the startup former national coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, launched in June 2014 has raised $20 million in fundin this year, for a total of $55 million to date. Aledade plans to use the investment to expand its provider network and grow partnerships with commercial and Medicare Advantage health plans.
Sean Carroll, Arcadia Healthcare Solutions CEO
At the beginning of January 2017, Arcadia Healthcare Solutions landed $30 million in new capital from investors including the Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, GE Ventures and others. The cash infusion will help the data aggregation and analytics company innovate, CEO Sean Carroll said.
PeraHealth CEO Stephanie Alexander
PeraHealth, which develops predictive clinical surveillance technology in use at more than 80 hospitals across the country, secured $14 million from the equity firm Mainsail Partners, which will be put to work to build more clinical tools and expand the business.
Welltok CEO Jeff Margolis
In the fall of 2016, Welltok landed $33.7 million in unding and said it planned to use the investment to build out its CaféWell Health Optimization Platform, which curates and connects consumers with benefits, resources and rewards, and it provides personalized action plans for each individual.
Augmedix co-founders Ian Shakil and Pelu Tran
Augmedix, which has harnessed Google Glass technology to develop tools to improve physician workflow and productivity, announced at the end of 2016. The startup has secured a $23 million round of funding from new investors McKesson Ventures, OrbiMed and others.