health services

Zipline lands departing Verily CFO, Tesla veteran Deepak Ahuja

Zipline has hired departing Verily CFO and Tesla veteran Deepak Ahuja as its first chief business and financial officer, an appointment that comes as the drone delivery and logistics startup accelerat

Trans founders to VCs: ‘Cut me a check’

This is a pressing time to support trans founders and their products as the community faces continuous targeted persecution from state legislation and federal court decisions.

Cycle-focused femtech startup, 28, grabs backing from Thiel Capital

Meet 28: A U.S.-based femtech startup founded by a wife and husband team that’s scored $3.2 million in seed funding in a round led by Thiel Capital with a fitness and wellness pitch that aims to

Europe’s health data reuse plan needs some surgery, say privacy supervisors

A proposal put forward by European Union lawmakers in May, to establish a legal framework to make it easier to share electronic health records and other medical data — across borders and care in

This startup just created a fast, accurate COVID test that only needs saliva and links to an app

We’re entering a phase in the COVID-19 pandemic where transmission is going to go through the roof because of the Delta variant. But as vaccinations ramp up around the world, the main cost to so

As it hits $100 million run rate, The Pill Club adds former Uber exec Liz Meyerdirk as CEO

Liz Meyerdirk made a name for herself at Uber as the senior director and global head of business development for the company’s Uber Eats business and she’s now turning her attention to wom

Providing healthcare to lower-income communities values Cityblock Health at $1 billion

Cityblock Health, a company that provides healthcare services to low-income communities, is now commanding a high-priced valuation of over $1 billion after venture capitalists poured $160 million into

GoodRx, Walgreens, CVS shares all down on Amazon’s Pharmacy news

Consumer healthcare stocks are plummeting this morning on news that Amazon has finally launched its integrated pharmacy service. Amazon launches Amazon Pharmacy, a delivery service for prescription me

Twentyeight Health is a telemedicine company expanding access to women’s health and reproductive care

New York’s Twentyeight Health is taking the telemedicine services for women’s health popularized by companies like Nurx and bringing them to a patient population that previously hadn&#821

Tictrac secures $7.5M to expand employee wellbeing platform as WFH balloons

“Employee Wellbeing” SaaS platforms have been around for some time. Both regulation and increasing stress levels and health problems in the workplace have fed the rise of this sector of tech, and

Building and investing in the ‘human needs economy’

Products and services that have material impact on basic needs and livelihoods and address a core draw on a consumer’s time, money or energy present great opportunities.

Pasadena’s petcare financier Scratchpay now offers lending options for human health and wellness

Scratchpay, the Pasadena, Calif.-based provider of petcare financing plans, is now offering lending services for dental, optical and chiropractic care for humans in a broad expansion of its services.

Why telehealth can’t significantly flatten the coronavirus curve — yet

Eli Cahan Contributor Share on X Eli Cahan is a medical student at NYU on leave to complete a master’s in health policy at Stanford as a Knight-Hennessy Scholar. His research addresses the effective

An EU coalition of techies is backing a ‘privacy-preserving’ standard for COVID-19 contacts tracing

A European coalition of techies and scientists drawn from at least eight countries, and led by Germany’s Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute for telecoms (HHI), is working on contacts-tracing pr

LetsBeatCOVID.net launches to track the spread of the Coronavirus in the UK/US

A startup behind one of the world’s most successful tech platforms for doctors has launched a new initiative to try and track the spread of the Coronavirus, initially in the UK but soon in the US. D