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Doctor On Demand Raises $21M Series A And Adds Comcast As A Customer

Doctor on Demand, the service that lets you video connect with a U.S. physician on Android and iOS for $40, closed a $21 million Series A round led by Venrock, Shasta Ventures and angel investor Sir Richard Branson. With the announcement, Doctor on Demand is available as a web-based app on desktop …

Y Combinator-Backed ListRunner Eliminates Hospital Paperwork

A majority of a doctor’s time is spent jotting down notes about a patient for the next doctor on duty over and over again with a pen and paper, according to Dr. Jeeshan Chowdury. His new Y Combinator-backed startup, ListRunner, promises to eliminate this paperwork with a mobile app.<p>You’d think this …

Startups Are Finally Hacking Healthcare

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Tim Chang is managing director at Mayfield Fund where he leads consumer investing practice with a focus on the Internet of Things, consumerized health & wellness, crowdsourcing, collaborative consumption, mobile-first service and product marketplaces, vertical communities, and</i> …

NEA Backs BetterDoctor’s Quest To Develop Tools To Find A Better Doctor

For Ari Tulla, the chief executive officer in NEA’s newest portfolio company, BetterDoctor, the decision to launch a company was a matter of more than just money.<p>Almost ten years ago, Tulla’s wife began treatment for a serious illness. At the time the couple was living in Europe and spent months …

Cue Is A Connected Lab-In-A-Box For On-Demand Health Testing At Home

The quantified self and quantified health trends frequently overlap — but few startups are quite as tightly screwed into that sticking place as Cue. Not yet anyway.<p>This San Diego-based startup, which was founded back in 2009 in the midst of the swine flu peak and has attracted more than $1 million …

Health Data Startup SolveBio Raises $2M From A16Z, Max Levchin, SV Angel, And Other Investors

Even though DNA sequencing technology is becoming increasingly accessible, it is still difficult to glean helpful information from an individual’s DNA. That is because there is a lack of reference data compiled from other people’s DNA. Most reference data is currently curated by academic …

One Medical Raises $40 Million to Accelerate Expansion

The upscale medical group is eyeing new markets across the nation.<p>One Medical Group has raised $40 million to accelerate its expansion into new markets, in a round led by Redmile Group.<p>The San Francisco chain of upscale doctor’s offices has earned high marks from patients and the press for its …

Omada Health Raises $23M Series B Led By Andreessen Horowitz For Digital Health That Actually Works

Omada Health, a San Francisco startup that makes digital health therapy programs for people with type 2 diabetes and other serious but potentially treatable issues, has raised $23 million in new funding.<p>The new investment, which is Omada’s Series B, was led by Andreessen Horowitz, with Andreessen …

TraveDoc, A Healthcare App For Travelers, Will Expand To The Middle East And South Asia

If you get sick while traveling, TraveDoc, an Uber for healthcare that currently operates in Ghana and Singapore, wants to be your go-to app.<p>This week, CEO Marcel Muenster told me his company has imminent plans for expansion to the Middle East and South Asia, although he didn’t specify which …

Opternative Is The First Online Eye Exam That Writes You A Prescription

“Do I need glasses?” is a question you usually have to get an in-person eye test to answer. But today, online eye exam provider Opternative is coming out of stealth to get you a doctor’s prescription for glasses straight from your computer or phone. Opternative’s test takes five to 10 minutes and …

myTomorrows Raises $2.2M For Platform To Give Patients Access To Development-Stage Drugs

myTomorrows is a Dutch startup that wants to disrupt the way patients with unmet medical needs access development-stage treatments — drugs that are still undergoing clinical trials and working there way through a lengthy regulatory approval process. It targets patients who are typically up against …

TrueVault Launches To Bring Easy HIPAA Compliance To Startups And Health Apps

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times: In an effort to jumpstart the U.S. economy amidst the runaway blight of the “Great Recession” and financial crisis beginning in 2008, Congress scrambled to enact and then distribute its unprecedented and controversial $787 billion economic …

How Ideo Helped Reinvent The Pillbox

A truly idiot-proof way to remember to take your meds.<p>Take all of the pills in your medicine cabinet that you have to track–the prescription drugs you need to remember to take two or three times a day, the multivitamins and fish liver pills you’re not sure make a difference–and imagine that instead …

ZappRx raises $1 million, including participation from GlaxoSmithKline

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Feng Yu<p>On Thursday, ZappRx, a mobile platform that automates prescription processing and handling, …

Make Money Giving Healthcare Away for $1? This Startup Says It's Possible | Inc.com

At first blush, the health care startup Sevamob sounds like it must be a charity. The two year-old Atlanta-based health tech company aims to offer extremely low-cost care to low-income communities in India. For $1 to $3 per person per month, employers and schools can buy healthcare coverage for …

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PillPack Takes On CVS And Walgreens By Mail, Launches A Full-Service, Subscription-Based Online Pharmacy

According to studies from the Mayo Clinic, more than 20 percent of Americans take more than five prescription medications each day. This fact goes a long way to showing how big of a role the pharmacy has come to play in millions of lives. While managing prescriptions, medications, and one’s …

Health Catalyst Raises $41M For Healthcare Data Storage And Analysis

In another sign of the growing VC interest in healthcare technology companies, data warehousing and analytics software company, Health Catalyst, has raised another $41 million in funding.<p>Firms including Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Sorenson Capital, CHV …

8 Ways Startups Are Changing the Healthcare Industry

<b>8. Tech Integration for Improving Care</b><br>The use of technology to build better relationships, improve communication and diagnose early based on EMR-integrated provider-patient platforms excites me as a healthcare angel investor. Although the quantified self receives lots of attention, large segments …

The Top 13 Education Stories Of 2013

What’s the best way to teach our kids (or, for that matter, our adults)? Read about the year in MOOCs, coding for kids, and the college dorm of the future.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Want more of our best stories of 2013? Read all of our end-of-the-year round-ups, in all of these categories:<br>• Top Stories Of The …

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