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Sweetch raises $20M for a personalized engagement system designed to boost health outcomes

You’ve just sat down to dinner, and your wearable device reminds you to get up and get in your steps for the day. Maybe the app has a point, but odds are, you’ll push the notification to the side. The founders of Sweetch, an Israeli company creating its own AI-driven […]

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Healthcare data sharing: How to improve patient care in the future

Paul Johnson Contributor Share on Twitter Paul Johnson is the CEO and co-founder of Redirect Health, a company that makes healthcare work end to end using technology and a passion for care. More posts by this contributor Moore’s Law And The 30-Year Rule Far too often, we see medical mixups […]

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Dispense with the chasm? No way!

Geoffrey Moore Contributor Share on Twitter Known for his seminal book “Crossing the Chasm,” Geoffrey Moore is an author, speaker and adviser who splits his consulting time between startup companies in the Wildcat Venture Partners portfolio and established high-tech enterprises — including Salesforce, Microsoft, Autodesk, F5Networks, Gainsight, Google and Splunk. […]

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How one founder navigated a highly personal product category and a major shift in focus

ON this week’s episode of Found, we speak to Rob Schutz, co-founder and Chief Growth Officer at Ro. Ro recently raised $500 million, bringing its total raised to date to near $1 billion. The digital healthcare startup now does everything from telehealth primary care, to operating physical pharmacies, but it […]

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Mental health app Wysa raises $5.5M for ’emotionally intelligent’ AI

It’s hard enough to talk about your feelings to a person; Jo Aggarwal, the founder and CEO of Wysa, is hoping you’ll find it easier to confide in a robot. Or, put more specifically, “emotionally intelligent” artificial intelligence. Wysa is an AI-powered mental health app designed by Touchkin eServices, Aggarwal’s […]

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IAC’s NurseFly rebrands to Vivian Health as it expands its healthcare jobs marketplace

NurseFly, the healthcare jobs marketplace owned by IAC, has rebranded to Vivian Health as it expands its range of services. Originally launched for traveling nurses (or nurses willing to travel for short-term positions), Vivian Health now includes listings for permanent positions, per diem shifts and local openings. It also added […]

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Healthcare is the next wave of data liberation

David Jegen Contributor Share on Twitter David Jegen is a managing partner of F-Prime Capital’s Technology Fund and co-founder of FinTech Sandbox. More posts by this contributor The restaurant table(t) is getting crowded Carl Byers Contributor Share on Twitter Carl Byers is a partner at F-Prime Capital. He teaches finance […]

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‘Conscience laws’ endanger patients and contradict health tech’s core values

Lena Levin Contributor Share on Twitter Lena Levin is co-founder and CEO of Via Surgical, a leading developer of novel surgical fixation solutions. Recent laws allowing healthcare providers to refuse care because of conscientious beliefs and denying care to transgender individuals might not seem like an issue for the tech […]

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Everlywell acquires two healthcare companies and forms parent Everly Health

Austin-based home lab testing kit startup Everlywell is expanding its scope considerably with two acquisitions, and a transformation that includes the establishment of a new parent company led by Everlywell CEO and co-founder Julia Cheek. The new entity, called Everly Health, will now offers services including at-home lab testing kits and […]