From companies created to work in best in today’s new value-based healthcare system to precision medicine, data analytics and interoperability, you can count on a healthcare IT landscape that is always in flux, thanks to new approaches driven by entrepreneurs who are adept at shaking things up.
This gallery highlights some of the most promising new companies and the founders and CEOs who are making news in 2017. Healthcare IT News is keeping tabs on the most exciting and promising new ventures.
Check back often as we will be updating the collection regularly.
Xealth launches digital prescribing platforme, rakes in $8.5 million in funding
Incubated at Providence Health and UPMC, both Epic shops, Xealth enables doctors to prescribe more than pills.
Redox, launched by three Epic System engineers in 2013, has received a $1 million add-on investment from the Intermountain Healthcare Innovation Fund, the commercialization arm of the Salt Lake City-based healthcare system.
Outcome Health value climbs to $5.5 billion after first funding round
Outcome Health, a startup that CEO Rishi Shah and President Shradha Agarwal launched a decade ago, appears to be going strong. After growing the Chicago-based company over 10 years, the co-founders went for their first round of funding recently, raking in $500 million from more than 50 investors.
Conversa grabs $8M in initial funding
San Rafael, California-based Conversa Health, which describes itself as “healthcare’s conversation platform,” has raised $8 million in its first round of funding. The startup will use the funding to expand Conversa’s product capabilities and clinical conversation library, enhance its customer and distribution partner operations, and add to its team to meet the market’s growing demand, Conversa CEO and co-founder West Shell III said in a statement.