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. Others may not even be aware that they are experiencing mental health problems. To help improve the mental health in your workplace—and thus improve productivity—follow these steps. . Contributed by Bethany Seton.

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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.

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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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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. We asked Dandapani —a Hindu priest, entrepreneur and highly rated speaker for Entrepreneurs’ Organization —how to manage stress and the mental health of your staff during this difficult period. How do we support our employees’ mental health?

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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.

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. The acquisition of Tissue Analytics expands Net Health's leadership position within the wound care market, and for all customers, will accelerate the delivery of next-generation wound care technology solutions, including predictive analytics.

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K Health expands into virtual childcare and raises $132 million at a $1.5 billion valuation

TechCrunch

K Health , the virtual healthcare provider that uses machine learning to lower the cost of care by providing the bulk of the company’s health assessments, is launching new tools for childcare on the heels of raising cash that values the company at $1.5

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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8 VCs agree: Behavioral support and remote visits make digital health a strong bet for 2021

TechCrunch

So we asked some of our favorite health tech VCs from The TechCrunch List where we are headed in the next year, what they’re most excited about and where they might be investing their dollars next. Christina Farr , principal investor and health tech lead, OMERS Ventures.

Mental health startups are raising spirits and venture capital

TechCrunch

A spate of startups focused on mental health recently made enough noise as a group that they caught the eye of the Equity podcast crew. But in preparation, I reached out to CB Insights for new data on the mental health startup space that they were kind enough to supply.

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.

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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Extra Crunch roundup: Digital health VC survey, edtech M&A, deep tech marketing, more

TechCrunch

That’s a staggering number, but in a category that includes startups focused on sexual health, women’s health, pediatrics, mental health, data management and testing, it’s clear to see why digital-health funding topped more than $10 billion in the first three quarters of 2020.

Providing healthcare to lower-income communities values Cityblock Health at $1 billion

TechCrunch

Cityblock Health , a company that provides healthcare services to low-income communities, is now commanding a high-priced valuation of over $1 billion after venture capitalists poured $160 million into the company.

Mental wellness platform Lyra Health is raising up to $175M at a $2.25B valuation

TechCrunch

The coronavirus pandemic has underscored, and often exacerbated, the mental health crisis that exists across the world. The need for a solution has helped tech-powered mental health solutions raise funding to meet increased demand.

Sources: Hinge Health has raised $310M Series D at a $3B valuation

TechCrunch

Hinge Health , the San Francisco-based company that offers a digital solution to treat chronic musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions — such as back and joint pain — has closed a $310 million in Series D funding, according to sources.

Spora Health launches primary care network for Black people and people of color

TechCrunch

Spora Health , which launches today for patients in Virginia, Tennessee, Pennsylvania and Florida, aims to fix that. Spora Health is a primary care provider for Black people and people of color. Image Credits: Spora Health. Spora Health costs $9.99

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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Bicycle Health, the virtual opioid use disorder therapy service, will soon be available in 25 states

TechCrunch

The startup opioid use disorder therapy service Bicycle Health will soon be available to patients in half the country, just three years after its launch in 2017, according to founder Ankit Gupta. Department of Health and Human Services.

Color raises $167 million funding at $1.5 billion valuation to expand ‘last mile’ of US health infrastructure

TechCrunch

This brings the total raised by Color to $278 million, with its latest large round intended to help it build on a record year of growth in 2020 with even more expansion to help put in place key health infrastructure systems across the U.S.

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Health tech venture firm OTV closes new $170 million fund and expands into Asia

TechCrunch

OTV (formerly known as Olive Tree Ventures), an Israeli venture capital firm that focuses on digital health tech, announced it has closed a new fund totaling $170 million. Where top VCs are investing in digital health.

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. Dakin joined Dan Baker (Managing Partner, Phase2 Health) and a panel of early-stage healthtech investors that included Neta Amidi (Global Head of Health, Plug and Play) and Matty Francis (Principal, Healthbox). Enterprise Sales | Are health systems engaging with innovation right now?

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2 Reasons Why Forums Are Important for the Mental Health of Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs' Organization

Forum is an amazing way to navigate and manage your mental health. Here are the two main ways that Forum can help you with your mental health issues. This is one way forum can serve your mental health. In my opinion, every entrepreneur should experience the power of forum even if it’s just for the mental health benefits. Best Practices Health Inspirational Mentor

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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.

Health insurer Oscar adds another $140 million in what’s likely a pre-IPO round

TechCrunch

Oscar, the New York-based health insurance upstart at the vanguard of a wave of venture capital healthcare investment made in the wake of the Affordable Care Act, has raised another $140 million in financing. Oscar’s health insurance platform nabs another $225 million.

Nym Health raises $16.5 million for its auditable machine learning tools for automating hospital billing

TechCrunch

A little less than two years after raising its seed round, the Israeli-based Nym Health has added another $16.5 million to its cash haul so it can roll out its technology developing auditable machine learning tools for automating hospital billing.

Coronavirus is causing a mental health pandemic

Entrepreneurs' Organization

As business leaders, we would be amiss to ignore the impact this will undoubtedly have on our workforce, bearing in mind a staggering 70 million working days are lost each year in the UK due to mental health problems—and all signs point to this figure rising. Mental health.

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Everlywell raises $175 million to expand virtual care options and scale its at-home health testing

TechCrunch

Digital health startup Everlywell has raised a $175 million Series D funding round, following relatively fast on the heels of a $25 million Series C round it closed in February of this year. ” EverlyWell brings lab tests home, personalized health data online.

MindLabs raises £1.4 million for its new platform, a “Peloton for mental health”

TechCrunch

Ebrahim told TechCrunch that MindLabs’ goal is to “make taking care of your mental health as normal as going to the gym.” It can be hard staying motivated to use a self-directed mental health app when someone is already stressed, depressed or very busy.

Carbon Health raises $100 million with plans to expand pop-up clinics ahead of COVID-19 vaccination programs

TechCrunch

Carbon Health has raised a $100 million Series C funding round, led by Dragoneer Investment Group and including participation from prior investors Brookfield Technology Partners, DCVC and Builders VC. Carbon Health to launch 100 pop-up COVID-19 testing clinics across the US.

Presbyterian Health Foundation awards $4.6 million in new research grants

Innovation 2 Enterprise

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 20, 2020: The Presbyterian Health Foundation has awarded nearly $4.6 million in biomedical research grants to the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) and the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation (OMRF). “We About Presbyterian Health Foundation.

Linear Health Sciences founder ‘living his dream’

Innovation 2 Enterprise

During one of the earliest conversations I had with Dr. Ryan Dennis, CEO of Linear Health Sciences, he told me that he was living his dream. Or is his dream the success of a tireless physician and entrepreneur who started his own hospital group and then co-founded Linear Health Sciences, a medical device company with a safety valve technology having the potential to improve the care of virtually any patient connected to an intra-venous (IV) line. By Scott Meacham.

WJR Business Beat with Jeff Sloan: Health Insurance Coverage Declines (Episode 126)

StartupNation

in February of this year, an estimated 12 million people have likely lost the health insurance coverage that they would otherwise receive if they were currently employed, according to the Economic Policy Institute. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S.

creating sustainable and durable women’s health products: q&a with Greta Meyer from E-Team, Sequel

Venture Well

Through intensive customer discovery, E-Team grantee, Greta Meyer and her team is designing more durable, sustainable women's health products. . The post creating sustainable and durable women’s health products: q&a with Greta Meyer from E-Team, Sequel appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators healthcare innovation

i2E leads $11.5 million investment in Oklahoma City-based Linear Health Sciences

Innovation 2 Enterprise

Oklahoma City, OK-based Linear Health Sciences has developed a globally patented medical device known as the Orchid Safety Release Valve (SRV), designed to limit disconnection of IV catheters for patients worldwide. iMCI), recently led an $11.535 million go-to-market investment in Oklahoma City-based Linear Health Sciences. The iMCI-led investment in Linear Health Sciences includes $2.5 About Linear Health Sciences. Linear Health Sciences M.D. April 1, 2020.

reducing grid reliance: q&a with Doris Marie Candelaria from e-team, INSU Health Design

Venture Well

Doris Marie Candelaria of E-Team, INSU Health Design, has learned to be open to feedback and understand different perspectives on the team's innovation. The post reducing grid reliance: q&a with Doris Marie Candelaria from e-team, INSU Health Design appeared first on VentureWell. Early Stage Innovators healthcare technology

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NeuroFlow Closes $7.5M Series A Financing to Advance Behavioral Health Integration and Engagement

Dream It

NeuroFlow ( Healthtech - Fall 2019 ) is a platform for getting patients with behavioral health issues better by supporting clinical teams with collaborative and measurement-based tools in all care settings. NeuroFlow will use the funds to support the expansion of its team and further invest in product integrations and data science to continue building its comprehensive behavioral health and collaborative care platform.

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