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Nice Healthcare offers telehealth and in-home primary care visits. The startup offers its services for a fixed cost as an employee benefit. Photo credit: Nice Healthcare While many healthcare startups focus on large employers to grow their businesses, Minnesota-based Nice Healthcare is taking a different tack. The startup, which...
98point6 lets users connect to a text-based visit with a physician. Photo credit: 98point6 In the last year, digital health companies have seen an influx of interest from investors, and 98point6 is no exception. The text-based primary care startup raised $119 million, for a total of more than $240 million...
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If Covid-19 has a silver lining for healthcare, it is the light it shines on the value of primary care. On the front lines of pandemic testing and management, primary care serves the majority of patients, enabling emergency departments and hospitals to treat the acutely ill.  But primary...
Oak Street Health provides transportation to its clinics for Medicare patients. Photo credit: Oak Street Health. Eight years after it was founded, primary care startup Oak Street Health is now a publicly traded company. The Chicago-based business, which operates primary care clinics focused on Medicare patients, raised $328 million...
Amazon plans to open 20 clinics for its employees, operated by Crossover Health. The clinics will include primary care, behavioral health services, and physical therapy. Photo credit: Amazon. Another big retailer is getting into primary care. Amazon.com Inc. will open 20 clinics for its warehouse employees operated by direct...
On the heels of announcing big plans to invest $1 billion into a network of primary care clinics, Walgreens Boots Alliance posted a $1.7 billion net loss. The company saw declining sales, particularly at its overseas locations, as a result of the pandemic. Despite the massive loss and the...
Doctor On Demand CEO Hill Ferguson hadn’t originally planned to raise funding this year. But seeing an influx of new users after the Covid-19 pandemic hit, he decided the time was right. “We were just scrambling to meet demand and sign on new clients. We were in this rapid...
Primary care startup One Medical is looking to shift more of its services online as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. The company, which went public in January, saw the number of in-office visits drop in March and April as stay-at-home orders went into effect. Though the pandemic...
The Covid-19 pandemic has caused employers to look for ways to beef up their telehealth benefits. One example: A Seattle-based startup offering text-based primary care services landed four new corporate clients this year. 98point6 will bring its text-based primary care platform to Boeing, Chipotle, Circle K and KinderCare, for...
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