Arizona’s eVisit plans to tackle the world’s healthcare problem one telehealth appointment at a time

Mesa-based eVisit has big plans. The company believes it has the key to solving what they see as the second-biggest problem in the world — healthcare.  Forget about the fact that politicians have been battling this out for decades. For eVisit, it’s not about policy, but accessibility.  After a rigorous review, Forrester Research recently named … Read more

eVisit welcomes new CTO to its telehealth family

eVisit, a telemedicine software company delivering an innovative patient engagement telehealth platform, welcomes Miles Romney as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). With his incomparable track record in scaling startups and developing revolutionary tech products, Romney is ready to position eVisit as a disruptive telemedicine software that changes the healthcare delivery standard. Romney is an accomplished presenter, … Read more

Startup DialNurse responds to on-demand telehealth & mHealth needs

With healthcare reform on the horizon and the increasing demand of online health experts to lower costs, one local startup, DialNurse, is responding to the need, and announced today their expansion with additional telehealth and mHealth offerings for private and public enterprises to incorporate this form of medical consultation into their employee healthcare benefits. DialNurse, … Read more

eVisit closes a $45M raise led by Goldman Sachs following increased demand for virtual healthcare platform

Virtual healthcare platform eVisit has announced the close of a Series B funding round, led by the Growth Equity business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Goldman Sachs). Other participants include Texas Health Resources, Tom Burton and Steve Barlow (Co-founders of Health Catalyst) and more.  “We’re thrilled to partner with Goldman Sachs and other highly strategic … Read more

Chat with a doctor in one click – interview with CEO HealthiestYou Jim Prendergast

Video editing contribution Xavier Smith It’s 10:00 p.m. you have a 102 degree temperature, used 10 boxes of Kleenex and have a nose that rivals Rudolph. Instead of dragging yourself off the couch and going to a germ-infested urgent care, you grab your smartphone and push a button to talk to a doctor. Jim Prendergast, … Read more

HealthiestYou raises $30M led by Frontier Capital – interview CEO Jim Prendergast

After going through an entire box of tissues, again, you head to the closest urgent care. The problem is you find out it’s not in-network and will be stuck with a large bill-what now? One Valley telemedicine startup is helping company employees gain access to doctors anytime day or night from the comfort of their … Read more

Over 100 AZ companies make 2015 Inc. 5000 List

Co-written with Tishin Donkersley Inc. 5000 released their 2015 list of the 5,000 fastest growing private companies in America. These companies are determined by their percentage of revenue growth over a period of four years. A total of 109 Arizona companies made the list, with 84 of those being located in Phoenix and surrounding areas. … Read more

Who's got the moola? Investors funded these Arizona startups

More than halfway through 2015 and Arizona is on track for another great year of funding. These are the latest funding announcements that occurred May to July.   eVisit Gilbert-based telehealth software startup eVisit announced the raise of $1 million in seed funding this week led by Alan Ram, Founder of Alan Ram’s Proactive Training … Read more

eVisit raises $1 Million in seed funding – Updated

Contributions from Chloe Nordquist Gilbert-based telehealth software startup eVisit announced the raise of $1 million in seed funding this week led by Alan Ram, Founder of Alan Ram’s Proactive Training Solutions, Chris Reap, Investor at Northstar Capital, LLC, and Sam Blackham, an SaaS Advisor and Investor. The eVisit software platform was built with two goals in … Read more

The Medical Memory aims to improve physician-patient communication, raises $2.1M

It happens more often than not, by the time a person walks out of a doctor’s office and gets home, the verbal details between patient-physician are forgotten. It’s so common that one health tech company is solving this problem by ensuring that you can review all the details of the appointment. Developed by Dr. Randall … Read more