2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings

In the final quarter of 2019, MobiHealthNews tracked 55 digital health funding deals totaling just over $1.7 billion. The three-month period was headlined by Bright Health’s $635 million Series D round and a $200 million raise from iFit, allowing it to edge out last year’s Q4 of 52 deals at $1.18 billion.

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Bright Health Announces $635M Series D Funding Led by NEA

Bright Health, a diversified consumer-focused healthcare company, today announced the close of a $635M oversubscribed Series D funding round. The new funding will be used to support Bright Health's aggressive growth and hiring as the company continues to strategically expand across products, geographies and consumer bases.

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Pharmacists in the Vortex…

Did you know that there are over 314k pharmacists in the United States? Amid all of the bluster around “Medicare For All” and cost of drugs, the front line of healthcare is often manned by the pharmacist standing sentry in over 67k pharmacies and hospitals. Medscape estimated that 5.8 billion prescriptions were filled in 2018 or 17.6 per person, underscoring the pharmacist’s role in potentially bending the cost curve and closing gaps in care.

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London Calling…
December 2, 2019Blog

London Calling…

A few days in London during the height of the impeachment hearings might be a good respite I somewhat foolishly thought. With the grinding Brexit debate, there is now a furious and contentious sprint to a snap general election on December 12 to largely determine whether the U.K. finally departs the European Union (EU), all of this after a 2016 referendum compelling it to do so.

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