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As sales return, CareGuide looks to rehire furloughed staff following COVID-19 layoffs (BETAKIT)

CareGuide made the decision to temporarily lay off approximately one-third of its employees in early April, but in recent weeks began to see an uptick in sales.


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Health APIs usher in the patient revolution we have been waiting for (TECHCRUNCH)

In an era when control over personal data is more important than ever before, the healthcare industry has notably lagged behind — but that’s about to change.


Health care software startup TimeDoc raises $5.7M (CHICAGO INNO)

Chicago startup TimeDoc Health, a health care startup that creates virtual care management software for hospitals, raised $5.7 million in new funding.


Celgene-backed China biotech startup is said to seek fresh funds (BLOOMBERG)

Antengene Corp., a biotechnology startup that counts Celgene Corp. among its backers, is seeking to raise about $100 million in a funding round preceding an initial public offering, according to people familiar with the situation.


PointClickCare acquires analytics solution Co-Pilot from Consonus Healthcare (BETAKIT)

Ontario-based SaaS startup PointClickCare has acquired Co-Pilot, an analytics solution developed by Consonus Healthcare.


Helium Health closes $10m Series A, led by Dubai venture capital fund (MOBIHEALTHNEWS)

The Nigerian startup offers a comprehensive suite of technology solutions, including electronic medical records and telemedicine, as well as administration and financial management.


AlayaCare, Dialogue among projects receiving $3.4 million from Scale AI supercluster (BETAKIT)

Quebec-based Supercluster Scale AI has invested $3.4 million into eight projects that have passed all the stages of analysis and approval.


LetsGetChecked raises $71 million for at-home coronavirus test kits (VENTUREBEAT)

The round fits into a broader telehealth trend that has seen startups raise sizable sums for technologies that enable professionals to administer health care services remotely.


Vida Health raises $25M, Particle Health brings in $12M and more digital health funding (MOBIHEALTHNEWS)

Also: Dascena closes $50 million for diagnostic algorithms; Scopio Labs collects $16 million Series B to expand digital microscopy business.


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Caitlin Hotchkiss

Caitlin Hotchkiss

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