How Employers Can Support Workplace Mental Health

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Our mental health clearly affects all aspects of our daily life—including the way we do business and conduct ourselves in the workplace. Unfortunately, mental health is not a topic people typically discuss openly. Contributed by Bethany Seton.

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Headspace Health acquires AI-powered mental health and wellness company Sayana

TechCrunch

Headspace Health has acquired Sayana , an AI-powered mental health and wellness company, for an undisclosed amount. Headspace Health says the acquisition of the San Francisco-based company will expand its ability to provide personalized self-care to its users.

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Verana Health closes $150M round to glean more detail from electronic health records

TechCrunch

Verana Health, a company focused on collecting and organizing troves of medical data, announced a $150 million Series E funding round on Friday. New investors include Merck Global Health Innovation Fund, THVC and Breyer Capital. .

5 Signs you (or a CEO you know) may need mental health help

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Johal and Pimsleur also contributed 3 Ways to Strengthen Your Mental Health and Happiness Right Now. We want to make sure CEOs have access to the resources and tools to handle their own mental health and build a resilient mindset.

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4 AI Hacks to Make Sales Teams More Efficient

Over the last two years, there’s been a 76 percent increase in AI adoption across sales organizations. For sales teams, AI opens up a world of new possibilities, including automating outreach, identifying best-fit buyers, and keeping CRMs flush with fresh data. Read on to learn the four AI hacks sales teams need to improve their performance. Download the eBook today!

Optimizing Health Care

A VC: Musings of a VC in NYC

Over four appointments, I experienced how much progress we have made during the pandemic and how much more we have to go before we have a high functioning software powered health care system in the US. The pandemic has forced health care providers to use mobile apps and software to automate much of the check-in functionality and that is great news. Last week, I had to clear my calendar for two days and spend them in doctors’ offices and radiology labs.

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Mental health…ask for help

TechStars

This can come in many forms, but when your mental health needs care, deciding to get that care should be just as straightforward as deciding to treat a torn ACL: you find the right professional and get help. May is Mental Health Awareness month and Techstars is driving to end the stigma that surrounds mental health. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) : Locates mental health resources by city.

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TechCrunch+ roundup: Ahrefs’ homepage, digital health trends, 2022 marketing predictions

TechCrunch

This week, Bill Taranto, president of Merck’s Global Health Innovation Fund, wrote a TechCrunch+ article that explored six digital health trends his corporate VC fund is tracking as we enter 2022.

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Net Health Acquires Tissue Analytics

Dream It

Net Health, a premier provider of cloud-based EHR software for specialized care settings, today announced that it has acquired Tissue Analytics , a pioneering developer of automated mobile wound and skin imaging and predictive analytics solutions.

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Mental Health Should Be Your Top Priority Right Now. Here’s Why

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As COVID-19 devastates nations and businesses, there’s a potential casualty you may not have fullly realized: your mental health. Uncertainty around the health of your family, company and employees can be overwhelming. How can we protect mental health when we’re directed to stay home?

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The Modern Customer Success Playbook

The evolution of every high-functioning, effective customer success strategy centers around three C’s: connected experiences, an engaging customer journey, and a culture built on customer-centricity. Satisfaction won’t cut it. Quarterbacking your customers to long-term success and growth is proven to combat churn and transform customer success teams into revenue-drivers. But where do you start? Download the playbook today!

5 ways to improve mental health for software developers

TechCrunch

With World Mental Health Day just behind us, I thought about how the tech industry can be a difficult place to stay mentally well. However, health is something more fundamental, almost on the lowest level of the hierarchy of needs , which includes mental health. Lorna Mitchell.

Elevation Capital, General Catalyst lead $12M round into health insurance startup Loop Health

TechCrunch

Loop Health aims to be the “Oscar Health of India” and targets the country’s health insurance gap with its approach to primary care and insurance. Loop Health aims to change that by providing ongoing care so that a person shouldn’t have to go into the hospital unless necessary.

Health tech startup Color raises $100M at a $4.6B valuation

TechCrunch

Health tech startup Color has raised $100 million in Series E funding, bringing the company’s valuation to $4.6 Color’s software and infrastructure provide tools for preventative health and infectious disease management by making healthcare programs more accessible.

Little Otter raises $22M to scale its personalized pediatric mental health platform

TechCrunch

Little Otter , a digital mental health company that aims to provide tools and treatment for both children and their families, has raised $22 million in Series A funding. Every family then starts their mental health journey by setting goals and milestones.

Best Practices for a Marketing Database Cleanse

As frustrating as contact and account data management can be, this is still your database – a massive asset to your organization, even if it is rife with holes and inaccurate information. Entrusting a vendor to help maintain its accuracy and completeness is no ordinary engagement. Download ZoomInfo’s latest data-driven eBook aimed to help marketing leaders understand the best practices around choosing a B2B contact data provider.

Musculoskeletal medical startups race to enter personalized health tech market

TechCrunch

As the pandemic unevenly roars on, Emily Melton , founder and managing partner of Threshold VC , is reflecting on a previous public health crisis: the Spanish flu. And, Melton, a lead investor in health tech startups including Livongo, Tia and Calibrate, says the care pathway ages well.

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Mental health app Wysa raises $5.5M for ’emotionally intelligent’ AI

TechCrunch

Wysa is an AI-powered mental health app designed by Touchkin eServices, Aggarwal’s company that currently maintains headquarters in Bangalore, Boston and London. million led by Boston’s W Health Ventures, the Google Assistant Investment Program, pi Ventures and Kae Capital. .

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How COVID-19 is Changing Digital Health

Dream It

Earlier this month, Adam Dakin , Managing Director of Dreamit Healthtech, joined Phase2 Health to share his insight on how the pandemic is changing healthcare. Enterprise Sales | Are health systems engaging with innovation right now?

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advancing preventive health care through biosensor technology: q&a with Noah Hill of Lura Health

Venture Well

Lura Health has created biosensor technology placed on a tooth to aid in preventive health care, delivering real-time updates through a mobile app.

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

The Surprising Toll of Entrepreneurship on Founders’ Mental Health

Entrepreneur's Handbook

entrepreneurship founders startup psychology mental-healthAn unspoken story of loss and a misguided attempt at healing Continue reading on Entrepreneur's Handbook ».

It’s time for investors to redefine how we evaluate digital health startups

TechCrunch

Alyssa Jaffee is a partner at 7wireVentures , a digital health-focused venture capital firm, where she focuses on investments that empower consumers to become better stewards of their heath. This was a record-breaking year for private investment across digital health. Investors poured billions of dollars into digital health solutions with great promise of driving innovation in a highly antiquated and inefficient industry. Take access to mental health care, for example.

Health and Hustle Don’t Have to Be at Odds

Entrepreneurs' Organization

If you’re just getting started, you may view health insurance as an untenable expense and forgo it all together simply to avoid the monthly payment. Not having health insurance could be the difference between sink or swim when it comes to your entrepreneurial dream. Here’s how you can look after your own health while also starting a business. Don’t miss a health checkup. Protect your health now by incorporating healthy habits into your lifestyle.

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Conversa Health expands its Series B round to $20M

TechCrunch

Portland, Oregon-based Conversa Health , a virtual care and communication platform that helps health organizations stay in touch with their patients and customers, today announced that it has expanded its Series B funding round from $12 million to $20 million.

The State of Startup Collaboration at Large Health Systems | 2020 Survey

Dream It

A new survey finds that health system leaders are actively seeking new commercial relationships with startups regardless of when “normal” returns but startup success hinges on not only addressing solutions that are on health systems' shortlist but also data supporting a clear ROI.

3 golden rules for health tech entrepreneurs

TechCrunch

But he could have also been writing about habits for health tech innovators. It’s not enough to develop a “new tool” to use in a health setting. Column Health Startups EC Column EC Healthtech health systems healthcare HealthTechBobbie Kumar. Contributor. Share on Twitter.

4 strategies for building a digital health unicorn

TechCrunch

It’s an entrepreneur’s market in digital health today, with startups raising record-breaking funding at soaring valuations and debuting on public markets to eager investors. During the pandemic, lots of investors jumped in to invest in digital health for the first time. BIll Taranto.

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Nigeria’s Helium Health acquires Qatar’s Meddy in rare Africa-GCC deal

TechCrunch

Nigeria-based health tech startup Helium Health has acquired Meddy , a Qatar-headquartered and UAE-based doctor booking platform for an undisclosed amount. Helium Health’s acquisition of Meddy is a major expansion play. Helium Health.

TrekIT Health Raises $1M Seed Extension, Hires New Executive Chairman

Dream It

TrekIT Health (HT- ‘18) is a HIPAA compliant and secure, real-time workspace for synthesizing information across EHRs and care teams. We’re looking forward to partnering with Dr. Airan-Javia and helping the company make a difference during the global health crisis we’re now confronted with.”

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7 Tips Every Startup Should Follow to Maintain Financial Health

StartupNation

Nothing spells disaster for a startup like poor financial health. But, with a clear-minded and methodical approach, you can keep your startup’s financial health on track and ensure that your well laid plans come to fruition. Key takeaways: Keeping your financial health in check.

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Healthcare startup Africa Health Holdings lands $18 million Series A funding to roll-out tech-enabled services

TechCrunch

Africa Health Holdings , a healthcare startup running several hospitals, has secured $18 million in a Series A round, funds that will go toward building its “tech-forward healthcare system” across Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria.

Nigerian e-health pharmaceutical distribution startup DrugStoc secures $4.4 million Series A funding, embarks on expansion drive

TechCrunch

Other investors include Chicago-based venture firm Vested World, the German Development Bank (DEG) and high-net worth individuals with a keen interest in tech-health. “We Africa Health Recent Funding Social TC africa e-health logistics Nigeria Startups

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Techstars New Health Care Partner: Announcing UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars

TechStars

Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, and UnitedHealthcare, a leading health care company, today announced the UnitedHealthcare Accelerator Powered by Techstars. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group, a diversified health care company ranked fifth on the Fortune 500. . The program will focus on digital health and wellness solutions that help support and enhance the experience of UnitedHealthcare members.

The imbalanced landscape of hormonal health

TechCrunch

For this week’s deep dive, Alex, Natasha and Chris dug into the world of hormonal health, a sub-sector within the massive (and booming) world of digital health. These can include mental health issues, infertility, diabetes and more.

UK-based mental health provider ieso raises $53M armed with an ‘unprecedented’ data set

TechCrunch

s National Health Service. Funding for mental health startups is anticipated to crack $3 billion in 2021, per a Q3 Silicon Valley Bank Trend report. Though ieso can treat people with non-advanced mental health struggles, the company also has a focus on moderate-to-severe diagnoses.

Lively is building the modern health savings account that puts consumers first

TechCrunch

They recognized health savings accounts as a powerful utility to save on healthcare costs, but thought the way those were run — largely by banks offering the service as an afterthought, according to Cyriac — were not putting the consumer first. “We

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