Advocate Aurora Exec: ‘There’s Almost Nothing That Won’t Eventually Move into the Home’

Since the Affordable Care Act was enacted in 2010, U.S. health care spending has steadily climbed — along with the country’s population of older adults and those with chronic conditions. To help bend the cost curve and deliver care to seniors in their preferred setting, health care has, in turn, noticeably shifted into the home […]

24 Hour Home Care Partners with On-Demand House Call Startup Heal

A startup delivering on-demand doctor house calls and a growing home care provider are teaming up to better serve older adults in the Los Angeles market. Heal — which has raised more than $71 million since launching in 2014 — and 24 Hour Home Care announced a new partnership agreement Tuesday. The move is yet […]

New Walgreens Platform Connects Customers with Heal, Other Health Care Providers

Walgreens is teaming up with more than a dozen health care providers—including physician house call startup Heal—in launching a new digital marketplace built to connect its online customers with store- and community-based services. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgreens is one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains and part of the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots […]

M&A and Financing Newsflash: Heal Raises $20 Million

Heal Lands $20 Million in Venture Funding Los Angeles-based Heal has raised $20 million in venture funding, bringing the med-tech startup’s total capital raised to more than $69 million. Heal and its digital platforms assist patients in booking physician house calls, often for urgent care and routine illness visits. Heal has helped deliver more than 60,000 house calls […]

Business Briefs: Comfort Keepers and Lyft Team Up

Comfort Keepers Partners with Lyft Home care franchise company Comfort Keepers has partnered with on-demand transportation service company Lyft. The partnership does not require seniors who use Lyft services through Dayton, Ohio-based Comfort Keepers to have the Lyft app or a smartphone. To schedule a ride, seniors can contact the staff at their Comfort Keepers […]

Investors Funnel $30 Million to Startup Offering Home Care

Yet another small, California-based company with millions of dollars in funding appears to be making a splash in the home-based health care market. ConcertoHealth has completed a $30 million round of funding from existing investors, the Irvine, California-based company announced Tuesday. The company currently provides health care services for elderly, frail, complex and Medicare-Medicaid dual-eligible […]

House Calls Startup Raises $27 Million from Investors

A California-based startup specializing in on-demand physician house calls is looking to expand its health care services beyond the Golden State—with its sights set primarily on the millions of American seniors aging in place, the founder and CEO tells Home Health Care News. Los Angeles-based Heal, which recently raised $26.9 million in funding in a Series A […]