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RECENT NOTABLE ACTIVITY – HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS

  • Better Doctor, a centralized hub for provider information raised $11M from Health Catalyst Capital, Vision+, Texo Ventures, SoftTechVC, LifeLine Ventures and B-ForeCapital. Link
  • Innovu, a provider of employee health management solution raised $6.5M in financing from an undisclosed investor. Link
  • Sigmacare, a CDSS-integrated EHR provider for long-term care is acquired by MatrixCare. Link 
  • PHEMI which offers big data solutions for healthcare raised $10M from Quark Venture, GF Securities, CTI Life Sciences Fund, BDC Capital Healthcare Venture Fund, and Yaletown Partners. Link
  • Glooko, a provider of diabetes data management platform raised $35M in Series – C  funding led by Georgian Partners, Insulet Corporation, Mayo Clinic, Canaan Partners, Social Capital, Medtronic, and Samsung NEXT. Link
  • PatientPoint, a provider of patient engagement solutions at the point of care raised $140M from Searchlight Capital Partners and Silver Point Capital. Link
  • Mediware completes the acquisition of Kinnser Software, which provides web-based software solutions for home healthcare organizations. Link
  • emocha which provides medication adherence platform raised $1M seed funding from Propel Baltimore Fund, Kapor Capital, Sand Hill Angels, Baltimore Angels, and Blue Jay Syndicate. Link
  • Myocardial Solutions which provides MRI-based diagnostic software for cardiac diseases raised $5M from undisclosed investors. Link
  • Muses Labs which provides SaaS solutions for personalized combination therapy to Alzheimer’s patients raised $2M from undisclosed investors. Link 
  • Solera Health which provides SaaS for population health management for chronic diseases raised $18.3M in financing from an undisclosed investor. Link
  • ChiroTouch, a leading provider of electronic health records and practice management software for the chiropractic market raised an undisclosed funding from a PE firm Waud Capital Partners. Link
  • CellTrak which provides integrated mobile solutions for home healthcare and hospice industry raised $11M from Boathouse Capital with participation from existing investor MK Capital. Link
  • Healthify which provides a community referral and social determinants management platform raised $6.5M  Series-A funding led by BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners (BCBSVP) with participation from Primary Venture Partners (PVP) and Activate Venture Partners (AVP). Link
  • Cyder, a provider of patient flow management software is acquired by Cambio Healthcare. Link
  • Coviti Healthcare which provides analytics-driven payment accuracy solutions for healthcare payers announced an agreement to purchase a value-based payer-provider analytics company RowdMap for $70M. Link
  • Wellframe, an AI-based mobile care management solution provider raised $15M Series-B funding led by F-Prime Capital, with participation from existing investors including DFJ. Link
  • BloomAPI which provides an API platform for healthcare data management raised $2,4M seed funding led by Founders’ Co-op with participation from Y-Combinator, Slow Ventures, Section 32, Liquid 2 Ventures and Parker Conrad. Link

SOME INTERESTING STARTUPS FOUND

TrimAI  (2017, Durham) – Develops website and messaging integrated chatbots for automating patient education, hospital admission, and discharge processes.
Proactive Care (2017, Kfar Saba) – An AI-based patient engagement platform which provides personalized preventive health care plan based on patients’ EHR records.
Carey (2017, NYC) – An AI-based smarter patient treatment delivery platform that can be customized for any treatment, disease, clinic, and hospital.

LEADER BOARD – HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS

VALUE BASED CARE
Evolent Health (2011, Virginia, IPO) – Provides healthcare technologies and services that improve clinical, operational and business outcomes. The company’s services include providing customers with a population.
Onduo(2016, Minneapolis, $500M) – a JV between Sanofi and Verily focused on Diabetes. The company plans to use a combination of devices, software, medicine and professional care. The company claims to use a service-centric approach and support doctors in their efforts to treat their patients more effectively.
Privia Health (2013, Viginia, $419M) – Builds and enables physician groups and clinically integrated provider networks using technology, team-based care, and wellness programs to help doctors to manage the health of their populations. Backed by Goldman Sachs, Pamplona Funds, Cardinal Partners, Brighton Health, Health Enterprise Partners and Morgan Noble.

Population Health Management
MedHOK (2009, Tampa, $78M) – Provides a SaaS-based platform that uses predictive analytics to allow payers to identify and target member health risks, trigger workflow interventions, and improve the quality of care. Backed by Spectrum Equity and Bain Capital Ventures.
Humedica (2008, Boston, $63M, Acq) – Provides analytics solutions for healthcare providers to create a longitudinal view of individual patients and patient populations by gathering, normalizing, and analyzing data from EHRs, practice management, claims data. Backed by NorthBridge and Bain Capital Ventures.

Patient Engagement
Accolade (2007, Pennsylvania, $163.5M) – Provides consumer healthcare engagement and influence solution for large self-insured employers and payer organizations. Backed by Mckesson, Carrick Capital Partners, Com Cast Ventures.
PatientPoint (1987, Cincinnati, $140M) – Develops patient engagement solutions for healthcare providers at the point of care. Backed by Searchlight Capital, Silver Point Capital, Catterton.

Medication Adherence
Proteus Digital Health (2001, California, $404M) – Digital medicine platform includes unique measurement tools like sensor enabled pills, a biometric sensor patch worn on the body that receives data from sensors and sends it to the cloud, from where it can be analyzed using a smartphone app by doctors and caregivers. Backed by Novartis, Medtronic, Oracle, KP Ventures.

Care Coordination
Remedy Partners (2006, San Franciso, $96M) – Enables healthcare providers in developing and operating patient-centric episodic payment programs. Backed by Bain Capital ventures.
PatientSafe Solutions (2002, San Diego, $88.5M) – Provides smart point-of-care mobile solutions and innovating technologies enabling accountable care for healthcare organizations. Its flagship product, the PatientTouch System, delivers measurable safety and quality improvement by making care team workflows streamlined.

Remote Monitoring
LifeWatch (1993, New Jersey, IPO) – It is a maker of a medical device to be are worn on the chest to record heart’s rhythm. The data is continuously collected and analyzed in a dedicated mobile device.
iRhythm Tech (2006, San Franciso, $95M) – Its product the Zio Patch is a wearable patch designed to gather beat-to-beat heart data for diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias. Backed by California Healthcare Foundation, Kaiser Permanente Ventures, Mohr Davidow Ventures, New Leaf Venture Partners, Northwest Venture Partners, and Synergy Life Science Partners.
EarlySense (2004, Tel Aviv, $85M) – Developed a sensor that is placed under the mattress and monitors body vitals as well as bed entries and exits, patient motion, and quality of sleep eliminating the need for regularly manually checking the patients in constant care. Backed by Pitango Capital Ventures and JKB Capital.
AirStrip technologies (2003, San Antonio, $65M) – Platform allows clinicians to securely access patient monitoring data such as continuous heart tracings and other waveforms – along with parameters such as BP, temperature, etc from EMRs, bedside monitors, and devices on their laptops and mobiles. Backed by Sequoia Capital, Welltrust Fund, and Qualcomm Ventures.

PROVIDER
Hospital Information Management Systems
Epic (1979, Madison) – Develops, implements and supports IT software solutions for healthcare providers.
Cerner (1979, Kansas City, IPO) – End-to-end healthcare information technology solutions and services for the healthcare provider to optimize clinical, financial and operational outcomes.Went public in 1986.

EHR Platform
Practice Fusion (2005, SF, $155M) – Provides a free, web-based Electronic Health Record (EHR) platform to physicians. Backed by Qualcomm, Longitude Capital, Artis Ventures, SV Angels, Band Angels, Orbimed and KPCB.

Kareo (2004, Irvine, $137M) – Provides a SaaS-based practice management system to healthcare providers. Backed by  Escalate Capital, OpenView, SVB Financial Group, Montreux Equity Partners, Silver Lake, Greenspring Associates, Western Technology Investment, Stripes Group.

Practice Management
We Doctor Group (2010, Hangzhou, $521M) – We Doctor Group, earlier Guahao offers a platform to consumers and doctors, to book and manage appointments. Offers a practice management solutions to healthcare providers. Backed by Tencent, Fosun, Morningside Ventures, Qiming Ventures and Shandong Tyan Home Co.

Practo (2008, Bangalore, $125M) – Offers a web-based platform to patients and doctors. The SaaS-based practice management solution for physicians is called Practo Ray. Backed by Matrix Partners, Sequoia Capital, Tencent, Google Capital and InnoVen Capital.

Home care Management
Homecare Homebase (2001, Dallas, $57M) – Cloud-based tech enabler for Hospice & HomeCare organizations. Backed by SV Life Sciences.

Kinnser Software (2003, Austin, $40M) – Offers web-based software solution for point of care, billing and administration services to home health agencies. Backed by Insight Partners and Georgian Partners.

Clinical Operations Management
Imaging Advantage (2007, Santa Monica, $295M) – Offers RadAdvisor, a cloud-based decision support platform for radiologists that helps in diagnostic decision support. Backed by Goldman Sachs, Brightwood Capital Advisors, and CRG.

HeartFlow (2007, Redwood City, $227M) – Provides cardiovascular diagnostic support using CT scans and high-performance computing to provide physicians with data about blood flow within the coronary arteries. Backed by Capricorn Investment Group and US Venture Partners.

Administrative Solutions
Livescribe (2007, Oakland, $168M, Acq) – Provides smart CPOE solution platform for healthcare providers. Backed by Qualcomm, Greenhouse Capital Partners, Scale Venture Partners, Double Bottom Line Investors, Lionhart, TransLink Capital, Keating Capital, Presidio Ventures, Crosslink Capital, DBL Partners, Aeris Capital, VantagePoint Capital Partners. Acquired by Anoto in Nov 2015.

Awarepoint (2002, San Diego, $88M) – Offers Location-as-a-Service for healthcare organizations to facilitate asset management and tracking. Backed by KPCB, Cardinal Partners, SVB Financial Group, Venrock, Heritage Group, Icon Ventures, Jafco Ventures, Avalon Ventures, Avalon Ventures, Top Tier Capital Partners, New Leaf Ventures.
Phreesia (2005, NYC, $75M) – Provides a patient check-in platform for healthcare providers. Backed by BlueCross BlueShield Venture Partners, Escalate Capital, Ascension Ventures, Ascension Ventures, LLR Partners, Polaris Partners, Sandbox Industries, Long River Ventures, HLM Venture Partners, VantagePoint Capital Partners.
Evariant (2008, Farmington, $69M) – Provides platform for digital marketing solutions. Backed by Lightspeed Venture Partners, Health Enterprise Partners, Enterprise Partners Venture Capital and Goldman Sachs.

Professional Networks
Doximity (2011, San Mateo, $82M) – Mobile/web networking platform for physicians, medical professionals. Backed by Interwest Partners, Emergence Capital, T. Rowe Price, DFJ Venture, Morgan Stanley and Morgenthaler Private Equity.

Sermo (2000, New York City, $60M) – Social network for physicians. Backed by Kennet Partners and Deerfield Capital Management.

HORIZONTAL
McKesson (1833, San Francisco, IPO) – Provides solutions that include pharmaceutical and medical-surgical supply management, healthcare information technology, and business and clinical services.
Imprivata (2002, Tennesse, IPO) – Provides secure access and collaboration solutions for enterprises. It strengthens user authentication, streamlines application access and simplifies compliance reporting across multiple computing environments.
MedSolutions (2002, Tennesse, IPO) – Provides Intelligent Cost Management, that encompasses utilization management, capturing savings, reducing treatment costs, and supporting diagnostic accuracy.
Health Catalyst (2000, Utah, $237M) – Provides multiple analytical products, services, and applications like population health management, patient injury prevention, operational efficiency, performance monitoring and financial management for healthcare organizations. Backed by Sequoia Capital, Kp Ventures, Epic Venture Capital, Sorenson Capital.

EMPLOYER
Benefits Administration
Castlighthealth (2008, SF, IPO) – Offers healthcare information on providers and pricing for enterprises. Went public in 2014. Went public in 2015.
Collective Health (2013, San Mateo, $119M) – Self-insurance SaaS platform for employers to sponsor their employees. Backed by Google Ventures, Rock Health, Redpoint Ventures, Maverick Capital, New Enterprise Associates, Founders Fund and RRE Ventures.

Employee Fitness & Wellness
Welltok (2009, Denver, $151M) – Platform which provides personalized incentive based patient engagement services for Population health managers. Backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, Emergence Capital Partners, InterWest Partners, New Enterprise Associates (NEA), Qualcomm Ventures, Miramar Digital Ventures, Okapi Venture Capital, Georgian Partners, EDBI and Flare Capital Partners.
Virginpulse (2004, Framingham, $92M) – Provides hub of tools that foster employee engagement and wellness.Backed by Insight Venture Partners and Virgin Group.

Healthcare Delivery
Imaginehealth (2006, Midvale, $36M) – Provider of customize fleet of Healthcare providers to employers. Backed by HLM Venture Partners and Trident Capital.
Healthiestyou (2010, Scottsdale, $30M) – Teleconsultation service provider for employees. Backed by Frontier Capital.

PAYER
Connecture (1997, Brookfield, IPO) – Web-based health plan distribution platform for healthcare payers. Went public in 2014.

NexgenRx (2003, Toronto, IPO) – Web-based claims adjudication and benefits administration for processing prescription drugs, and dental office claims. Went public in 2006.
ikaSystems (1999, Southborough, $152.5M, Acq.) – Software suite for health plans that includes claims submission and authorization, member and provider portals, electronic billing and claims adjudication solutions. Backed by Essex Woodlands Health Ventures. Acquired by Blue Cross Blue Shields in 2015.
HealthEdge (2004, Burlington, $58M) – Suite of software products for the healthcare payer market that includes claims and benefits administration, care management, business intelligence and portal solutions. Backed by Psilos.

PHARMACY
Express Scripts (1986, Missouri, IPO) – Offers SaaS platform of pharmacy benefit management solutions for health plans, providers, and patients.

CatamaranRx (1981, Illinois, Acq) – Provides pharmacy benefit management solutions and connect pharmacists, doctors, and caregivers with prescription data to improve health outcomes.
Talyst (2012, Washington, $65M) – Pharmacy Management solutions to pharmacies. Backed by OVP Ventures, Align Investments, Ignition Partners.
MedAvail (2012, Ontario, $36M) – Offers a self-service kiosk solution called the MedAvail MedCenter, automating the dispensing of prescription drugs and Over-The-Counter medications. Backed by Walgreens, Redmile Group, Adage Capital.
Millennium Pharmacy Systems (2003, Oakbrook, $62M) – Offers Just-In-Time dispensing with e-prescription, administration, documentation, and reporting. Backed by Essex Woodlands, Boulder Ventures, ATEL Capital Group, CHL Medical Partners, Ascension Ventures, and HealthInvest Equity Partners.

Leaderboard includes all the top funded, IPO and successfully running bootstrapped companies along with their location, founding year and funding amount.

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