In December 2019, Extra Crunch spoke to a group of investors leading the charge in health tech to discuss where they saw the most opportunity in the space leading into 2020. At the time, respondents h
The battle with the current pandemic is being fought in clinics, doctor’s offices, hospitals and via telehealth sessions as I write this, and there is no time to waste.
The U.S. government is moving to lift restrictions on telemedicine services and expand coverage to all Americans, even as many providers say they’re struggling to meet existing demand. The expan
With many businesses switching staff to remote working during the COVID-19 pandemic there’s been a clearly chronicled surge in demand for videoconferencing and others comms tools like Zoom. Othe
The number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. crossed 1,000 on Tuesday as President Donald Trump met with the nation’s largest insurers and members of his cabinet to discuss how to pay for treatment
The European Commission has endorsed a risk mitigation approach to managing 5G rollouts across the bloc — meaning there will be no pan-EU ban on Huawei. Rather it’s calling for Member Stat
Companies continue to refine digital diagnostic tools for in-home healthcare at a rapid clip. The latest to launch is an at-home test for urinary tract infections from the Los Angeles-based startup Sc
The contract between the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) and ecommerce giant Amazon — for a health information licensing partnership involving its Alexa voice AI — has been releas
In this week's newsletter: Uber buys Cornershop and two startups named Revel raised VC dollars.
Several months after discreetly acquiring the online prescription service HeyDoctor, GoodRx is launching a new service based on the acquisition, GoodRx Care, and offering a direct challenge to online
Amazon has gone live with Amazon Care, a new pilot healthcare service offering that is initially available to its employees in and around the Seattle area. The Amazon Care offering includes both virtu
Sarah Lisker Contributor Share on Twitter Sarah Lisker is a Program Manager at the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations and a collaborator in The OpEd Project. She manages SOLVE Health Tech, wh
Venture investors, private equity, and corporations funneled $2 billion into digital health startups in the first quarter of 2019, down 19% from the nearly $2.5 billion invested a year ago. There were
Rao, Airbnb's former head of global operations, joined Clover Health as COO in 2017.
Venture capitalists plow more dollars into men's health.
In this week's startups newsletter: Uber files its S-1, Defy Partners nabs $262M and the Vision Fund backs a travel business.
Meet the B2B business powering today's D2C healthcare brands.
We explored venture capitalists' latest bets on fertility and contraception tech, including Modern Fertility, Extend Fertility, Natural Cycles, Nurx, Clue and more.
Visual assessment is critical to healthcare -- whether that is a doctor peering down your throat as you say “ahhh” or an MRI of your brain.
VMG Partners has led the $51 million round, with participation from new investors GV and ACME Capital (fka Sherpa Capital).