Laura Lovett

August 14, 2018
This morning, Sansoro Health, a healthcare integration company focused on interoperability, announced that it has raised $8 million in Series B funding, bringing the company’s total financing to $14.5 million. This round was led by LRVHealth with participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures and Healthy Ventures.  “Sharing data between disparate EHR systems remains a major challenge...
August 13, 2018
Online pharmacy and delivery service Capsule has landed a whopping $50 million in Series B funding led by Thrive Capital and Brook Capital Partners. The company, which defines itself by its same-day delivery policy, is now looking to expand its New York-based business to a national market.  “People want their medicine the day it’s prescribed. Capsule’s same-day delivery offers that commodity, but...
August 10, 2018
Shortly after launching its integrated continuous glucose monitoring system, Dexcom announced a 42 percent increase in year-over-year sales during its Q2 earnings call.  “Not only did we exceed our annual growth guidance for the second consecutive quarter but the business continues to accelerate,” Kevin Ronald Sayers, CEO of Dexcom, said during the call. “All of our key segments demonstrated...
August 9, 2018
Floridian healthcare IT company Modernizing Medicine has tapped Patrick DeAngelo for the role of vice president and general manger of business services. DeAngelo has worked in revenue cycle, operational, and technical departments at major healthcare companies for 20 years. His new duties will include leading revenue cycle management (RCM) operations, the sales team, and value-based care services...
August 9, 2018
Not two months after getting the FDA nod for its implantable CGM, Eversense, Senseonics held its Q2 earnings call reporting a increase in year over year revenues. However, it continues to operate at a net loss. “In a matter of just six short weeks, we’ve accomplished a lot. We’ve received the authorization from the agency to commercialize in the US, we launched our US commercial activities...
August 9, 2018
Garmin wearable users now have the option to gain deeper insights into the their heart health, following an announcement that the consumer tech company' wearables will have the ability to integrate with heart health app Cardiogram. “Many users have asked Cardiogram to support Garmin wearables. By directly integrating through the Garmin Health API, Cardiogram has access to the wide array of...

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August 8, 2018
This morning Toronto-based home care platform AlayaCare announced that it scored $13.8 million in a Series B funding round led by inovia capital, with participation from Chrysalis and Fonds Innovexport.  Focused on providing home healthcare workers and clients with tools, the company’s software has several different platforms including a mobile app and clinical documentation tool. “We’re...
August 8, 2018
Buying a Fitbit is now cheaper for some Blue Cross Blue Shield members, following a deal between the major payer and wearable company.  The deal gives members special rates on Fitbit devices if they purchase through the Blue365 portal. It will also let employers buy Fitbit devices at a bulk or subsidized rate for their employees. According to the insurer, 60 million members are eligible for the...
August 7, 2018
Researchers at Rutgers University-New Brunswick claim to have come up with a new wearable that can detect blood cell counts as well as particles in the air.  "Current wearables can measure only a handful of physical parameters such as heart rate and exercise activity," Abbas Furniturewalla, the study's lead author and a former undergraduate researcher in Rutger's Department of Electrical and...
August 7, 2018
Online vitamin retailer Care/of has just closed a $29 million Series B funding round led by Goldman Sachs Investment Partners with participation from Goodwater Capital, Juxtapose, RRE Ventures, Tusk Ventures, Beth Kaplan, and Doug Hudson. Since it was founded in 2016, the company has raised $46 million, according to Crunchbase.  “Care/of combines data with a customer-centric orientation to...