Health IT startups to watch in 2017: A running list

//Health IT startups to watch in 2017: A running list

Health IT startups to watch in 2017: A running list

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.

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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.

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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.

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Conversa grabs $8 million to prop up patient-provider communication

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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.

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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.

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