eConsult

By Dave Muoio October 9, 2018
Many physicians of various ages and geographic locations are turning to online medical consultation tools as an additional resource when providing care, according to a recent investigation published in npj Digital Medicine. Conducted jointly by the Scripps Research Institute and WebMD, the study found that 310,563 unique physicians had used WebMD’s Medscape Consult — an online, free-to-use...
By Heather Mack April 11, 2017
While diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of blindness among working age adults in the United States – and one of the most common complications from all types of diabetes – early detection and treatment can reduce that risk by up to 95 percent. However, the prevalence of diabetic retinopathy among uninsured safety net patients at the Los Angeles Department of Health Services– which has the...
By Jonah Comstock June 1, 2016
New York City-based physician-specialist consult company RubiconMD has raised $4 million in a round led by Waterline Ventures. Dioko Health Ventures, a North Carolina based fund managed by Nashville-based FCA Venture Partners, and Alma Mundi Fund also contributed to the round. Existing investors from the company's seed round include athenahealth and former Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida...