Health Care Startups

Mar 29, 2022
AHA recently provided a second round of funding for startups led by women and people from racial and ethnic minorities. The AHA selected the funds because they finance historically marginalized entrepreneurs who have limited access to the capital needed to develop innovative health care solutions.
Mar 22, 2022
Here are three key takeaways that senior health care leaders, venture fund managers and entrepreneurs shared at the recent ViVE conference hosted by HLTH and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME).
Feb 1, 2022
A record $37.9 billion poured into the U.S. digital health market in 2021, according to CB Insights’ recent “State of Digital Health” report. A large share of that money helped fund startups focusing on telehealth, mental health and wellness, and digital therapeutics.
Dec 21, 2021
Fund managers now target companies addressing health equity with solutions aimed at increasing access and improving outcomes for historically underserved and marginalized communities. Some are assessing the diversity of fund managers and allocating a percentage of funds to companies owned by Blacks…
Nov 2, 2021
The Purchaser Business Group on Health (PBGH), a coalition of about 40 large private and public employers including Walmart, Disney, Costco and Microsoft, recently launched EmsanaRx, a nonprofit PBM. Meanwhile, billionaire Mark Cuban’s Cost Plus Drug Company is another PBM that launched recently.
Sep 14, 2021
There is still a quarter to go, but 2021 already has been a year of explosive growth for Cityblock Health. The primary care startup that targets Medicaid and low-income Medicare populations has raised roughly $900 in funding since last December and is now valued at $5.7 billion.
Jul 27, 2021
Disruption just keeps coming in the primary care sector. Denver-based startup Everside Health Group, which offers a nationwide in-person and virtual primary care platform, is going public.
Jun 29, 2021
Continuing its focus on health care innovation, Amazon Web Services has launched a four-week technical, business and mentorship accelerator program open to U.S.-based health care startups and international startups with existing U.S. operations.
Sep 4, 2019
In this podcast, Mital Patel, director of market intelligence for the AHA Center for Innovation speaks with Chris Looby, vice president of business development for Prescience Health, winners of of the 2019 Innovation Start-Up Challenge.