Zipnosis, a startup that provides virtual care platforms, has raised $17 million in its Series A financing round.
Evariant, which offers a CRM platform for healthcare providers, raised $42.3million in a Series C round of financing. Goldman Sachs led the funding.
In recent months New York-based Flatiron Health has opened an office in San Francisco. It's taken its second round of funding – $130 million - and doubled down on using data to work on eradicating cancer. The company also joined forces with another oncology company to work on the next generation of cloud-based, electronic health record, data analytics and decision support software for cancer care providers around the world.
Data security firm Digital Guardian has acquired $66 million in new capital it will use to bolster its roster of products for data protection, advanced threat protection and endpoint detection and response.
The move comes after Digital Guardian in October scooped up Code Green Networks to expand its presence in the healthcare realm.
WellDoc, whose BlueStar technology is focused on adults with type 2 diabetes, has drawn $22 million in a Series B round of funding. The company will use the funds to continue commercialization and accelerate adoption of BlueStar, WellDoc CEO Kevin McRaith said in a December 17 news release announcing the funding.
MD Revolution announced on Dec. 7 it completed a $23 million financing round, co-led by Chicago-based Jump Capital and a leading global healthcare technology company. It brings the total raised to more than $30 million. "We are excited to have world class institutions by our side as we blaze a trail in population health," said Samir Damani, MD, founder and CEO of MD Revolution.
Eight months after finalizing its first $4.5 million round of outside funding, HealthMyne, a Madison, Wis.-based radiology startup, announced it is working with nearby Epic Systems and UW Health to integrate its informatics platform with electronic health record data."
Less than two months after raising $30 million in Series B funding, last August, Aledade, the physician-focused company launched by former National Coordinator Farzad Mostashari, MD, announced it would launch new accountable care organizations in seven states."
Augmedix, which bills itself as the world's first Google Glass startup, has secured $23 million in venture funding to date. Already, the Google Glass service is being used by five health systems nationwide, including the 40-hospital Dignity Health in San Francisco."
ExamMed co-founder Faraz Zubairi told Healthcare IT News the company’s goal was to integrate several standalone systems – including electronic health records, billing, scheduling, practice and referral management and telehealth — into a single instance. At the core of ExamMed is a centralized portal that patients can use to schedule appointments and, perhaps more important, to access and communicate with doctors."
Setting the stage for an IPO, data warehousing and analytics company Health Catalyst raised $70 million in a rare and oversubscribed Series D round of funding, last March. With a valuation in excess of $500 million, Health Catalyst surpasses that of many public companies.
"While some other companies have gone public at our size, we want to make sure we can be a really successful, predictable public company, so we wanted to achieve some additional size and scale before going public," Health Catalyst CEO Dan Burton told Healthcare IT News."
Livongo Health, a digital company focused on chronic disease management, launced in September 2014. Since then, the company has signed agreements for employees of self-insured employers such as Office Depot, Iron Mountain and multiple Fortune 100 companies. Livongo Health also has agreements in place with large healthcare providers, such as Mission Health System and HealthCare Partners, as well as some of the country's largest payers.It also completed a multi-year strategic agreement with Cerner for integration and distribution to its client base. Former Allscripts CEO Glen Tullman founded the company. Last April it raised $20 million in Series B funding.."
Patrick Soon-Shiong, businessman, surgeon, scientist and founder of health IT company NantHealth announced back in July that he planned to take the company public by the end of the year. "We feel we have one or two transactions to accomplish, then we will initiate the public offering that we anticipate will happen probably within this year," Soon-Shion, was quoted in the Los Angeles Times.The health IT company is aims to solve the interoperability crisis and also promises to take genomics and clinical decision support to a new level. "
Par8o’s focus is on getting data out of EHRs, whether through application programming interfaces, cut-and-paste, sending attachments or a print-to-share feature that extracts data. And as par8o co-founder Daniel Palestrant, MD, described it, the service basically kicks in when a primary care physician needs to recommend a next step, such as a lab test or specialist visit, to consider the patients insurance and, ultimately, inform patients and providers about the best options based on quality and cost. Par80 raised $10.5 million in Series A funding."
Seven engineers from Madison, Wis., all of them former employees of healthcare EHR giant Epic Systems, landed $3.5 million for their software company Redox in October, 2015. It's their first round of venture funding.
Luke Bonney Niko Skievaski and James Lloyd founded Redox in 2014. The Epic alumni who run Redox are aggressive about interoperability, and they claim it's easier to achieve than it seems. They call it turnkey interoperability. "
Billing itself as "the remote patient intelligence company," Sentrian launched in November 2014 with a roster of industry leaders at the helm, $12 million in seed money, a focus on chronic disease and the goal of eliminating all preventable hospital admissions. The unveiling took place at Singularity University’s Exponential Medicine Conference – fitting, it seems, since the idea for Sentrian was born out of one of the first Singularity University executive programs.
Dean Sawyer, co-founder and CEO of Sentrian, is a former executive at Allscripts and Physicians Interactive ."