News & Updates
Pilot Health Tech NYC 2013 winner Flatiron Health raised a $130 million Series B venture round led by Google Ventures. The money will partially be used to acquire Altos Solutions, an oncology medical record system.
The AARP Innovation@50 Live Pitch fest handed out three awards at the event: Lift Labs Design won the judge’s choice for its tremor stabilizing spoon; Careticker won the consumer’s choice for incentivizing caregivers through an interactive, social platform; and Clear Ear won the speed pitch competition for its ear cleaning hardware.
Bankrate acquired Caring.com, a senior care resource for those seeking information and support as caregivers, for $54 million. Caring generates revenue primarily through referral fees from senior housing communities, as well as subscription and display revenue.
A new app, Pager, allows those in Manhattan to use their phone’s GPS to request a $300 nighttime or weekend visit from a doctor. Pager hopes to roll out the service to other parts of New York, other cities, and extend the hours of availability. Developed by an engineer from Uber, the Pager founding team has raised $3.5 million in seed and angel investment.
Counsyl, a startup that screens parents-to-be for rare genetic diseases, raised $28 million from Goldman Sachs and Rosemont Seneca Technology Partners. Counsyl claims it can detect more than 100 rare inherited diseases, and said 250,000 people have opted for its genetic screening test in the past five years.
Kaiser Permanente received the first Uptime Institute Brill Awards for Efficient IT. The award recognizes a health care organization’s efficiency in capital deployment, technology, design, operations, and overall management of its data centers and IT operations.
Streamline Health Solutions, a provider of data-driven solutions for health care providers, acquired CentraMed, a technology company providing health care enterprises with cost and spend management solutions exclusively in a software as a service model.
NaviNet, a provider of health care communications network, was named one of Becker’s Healthcare’s 2014 “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare”.
OhioHealth selected DataMotion‘s Direct Secure Messaging services for its community of 28,000 physicians and associates. It will enable OhioHealth’s providers to exchange health information in full compliance with the HIPAA and the HITECH Act.
AMC Health, a telehealth solutions company, released a software platform designed to remotely collect clinical trial data. The mobile platform supports video visits and collects digital health and self-reported data to supplement the data collected in office visits.