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This was the first quarter for the company since its IPO in July 2021. It trades on the TSX as LSPK.
“Innovation is not just about technology. It’s the mechanism by which you organize and sequence how you actually deliver healthcare, and how to actually understand the patient-doctor relationship.”
In an interview with BetaKit, Saleema Khimji, the Chief Innovation Officer at MCI Onehealth, shared how the current siloed ecosystem of researchers, governments, and private sector companies can fail patients – and why a new patient-centric model based on collaboration needs technology to thrive.
The company’s portfolio includes femtech startup Flo, nutrition company Simple and fitness app Zing Coach.
Angel investor, Genevieve Tanguay, cited the company’s strong growth potential within the “value-based” care space.
COVID pushed a VC fund out of Boston and into a health goldrush (BNN BLOOMBERG)
Flare is searching for solutions for a U.S. health care-system that’s sorely in need.
Wisedocs’ CEO and founder Connor Atchison told BetaKit the startup recently changed its name to Wisedocs “to cater to a clearer representation” of what it does given “how agnostic [its] system is.”
The company, founded in 2017 and launched in 2019, is now operating in the U.K. and about half of the states in the U.S.
In an interview with BetaKit, Maple co-founder and CEO Dr. Brett Belchetz laid out his vision for the company, including continued expansion into the United States and becoming an all-in-one platform for virtual care.
While Ketto and Milaap have helped thousands, minorities find themselves ineligible, or targets of abuse.
Collectively, Lumira has secured over $320 million CAD for the two funds.
The company offers a remote patient monitoring platform that enables clinicians to not only monitor patients at home but also provide personalized feedback via texts and video visits.
The all-equity round, which did not involve any secondary capital, was led by previous investor Whitecap Venture Partners.
New York City’s vaccine passport plan renews online privacy debate (NEW YORK TIMES)
The mainstreaming of digital vaccine passes could lead to more surveillance, privacy researchers cautioned.
In the company’s second earnings report since going public on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) in December, MindBeacon saw its revenue, gross profit, and net loss increase amid a growing demand for mental health services during COVID-19.