By Bernie Monegain | April 12, 2017 | 04:08 PM
The 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.
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.
Venture Forum winner Sansoro Health lands $5.2 million
Minneapolis-based startup Sansoro Health, which claims its tech makes it easy to exchange data in real-time between digital health applications and electronic health records, has landed $5.2 million in its first round of funding.
Welltok CEO Jeff Margolis
In the fall of 2016, Welltok landed $33.7 million in unding and said it planned to use the investment to build out its CaféWell Health Optimization Platform, which curates and connects consumers with benefits, resources and rewards, and it provides personalized action plans for each individual.