social determinants of health

Cityblock CEO Iyah Romm at CHC in October/Photo Credit:Christopher Huang 

By Laura Lovett April 12, 2019
This morning Cityblock, a startup focused on addressing socio-economic health disparities through tech, announced that it landed $65 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Redpoint Ventures with participation from 8VC, Echo Health Ventures, StartUp Health, Sidewalk Labs, Thrive Capital, Maverick Ventures, Town Hall Ventures and EmbelmHealth.  WHAT THEY DO  Cityblock, a spinout of...
By Laura Lovett March 29, 2019
Solera Health, a digital platform that offers a marketplace for benefits and chronic disease management programs, announced that it is teaming up with Blue Cross Blue Shield Institute on a new program that will focus on social determinants of health.  The plan is for Solera Health to work with BCBS and tailor its platform to link people up with community-based providers and other resources that...
By Dave Muoio March 21, 2019
Unite Us, a care coordination software maker that looks to connect social services with healthcare, has raised $35 million in a Series B round led by Oak HC/FT, according to a press release. With this, the company has raised a total of $45.3 million in funding. Newcomers Town Hall Ventures and Define Ventures also joined the round, as did returning backers Scout Ventures, Luminate and New York...
An older woman using telemedicine.

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By Jonah Comstock March 15, 2019
Intermountain Healthcare will expand its longtime Homecare & Hospice program into a new technology-supported initiative called Intermountain at Home, the health system announced last week. Intermountain at Home will use telemedicine and remote monitoring along with homecare visits to expand the program from palliative care and dialysis, which the system already offers at home, to include home...
By Laura Lovett February 11, 2019
Looking to further its foothold in the healthcare space, this morning at HIMSS 2019 Salesforce unveiled three new capabilities of its Health Cloud system. The new capabilities will be focused on social determinants of health, in-home care, and personalizing the patient journey.  The social determinants of health feature will allow providers to capture information about a patient's living...
By Jonah Comstock January 18, 2019
Last week, Babyforyou.net.ua attended JP Morgan Week for the first time. While we took a pass on the eponymous conference, we talked digital health at the bevy of conferences, meetings, and cocktail parties that have sprung up around the investment bank’s annual life sciences event. The distributed nature of JP Morgan makes it hard to pull out one overarching themes, but a few trends and topics of...
By Jonah Comstock May 10, 2018
Boston-based Wellist, a digital health company that helps hospitals connect their patients to non-clinical support services, has raised $10 million in its first round of institutional funding. Summation Health Ventures, a strategic healthcare investment fund affiliated with MemorialCare Health System and Cedars-Sinai Health System and .406 Ventures, a Boston-based venture capital firm, led the...