Entries by Elizabeth

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Health tech startup says wearables for the elderly reduce hospitalizations, increase doctors’ revenue

Originally published via San Francisco Business Times. Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, going to the doctor’s for routine health care has been out of the question, especially for seniors, who are more likely to die from the highly infectious illness. The chance of catching the coronavirus or spreading it to others is too risky. Doctors, […]

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100Plus launches remote patient monitoring platform to support health of senior citizens in Medicare plans during global pandemic and beyond

Originally posted via PRNewsire. SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — 35M U.S. seniors have a chronic condition and 8 in 10 COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. have been adults ages 65 and up Amid stay-at-home orders and guidance to pause non-essential care during the COVID-19 pandemic, seniors’ chronic conditions have been left unmanaged and they are at-risk 100Plus enables healthcare providers […]

Protect Seniors during COVID-19 with Remote Patient Monitoring

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s become crucial to keep chronic care seniors at home, as they have the highest mortality rate and 73% of those hospitalized for the virus have a preexisting condition. But, continuing to provide care by monitoring and treating their chronic conditions during this time is critical. If their conditions — diabetes, […]

How to Create a Cohesive Company Culture

Originally posted via Entrepreneur. By Ryan Howard I’ve spent the past decade building a company that is now the largest patient-physician platform in the U.S., and I believe one of the reasons why it was so successful was because of the company culture we put in place from the day the company was founded. This […]

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Meet the Boss: Ryan Howard, CEO of Practice Fusion

Originally posted via SFGate. Meet the Boss By Suzanne Herel When Ryan Howard had breakfast with venture capitalist Peter Thiel in April, the billionaire left Howard with the check – for $1 million. The unexpected investment marked a turning point for Howard’s company, Practice Fusion, which provides doctors and other health professionals a free, Web-based electronic medical record system. […]

Video: Practice Fusion’s Ryan Howard at Splash Health

Originally posted via Vator. Founder shares insightful lessons about protecting ourselves as founders: At Vator Splash Health 2016, Ryan Howard, Founder & Chairman of Practice Fusion, shared from his experience on how to be protected as a founder. Thanks to our main sponsors KPMG, Javelin Venture Partners, SAP Startup Focus, Bread and Butter Wine, Artis Coffee, Scrubbed, Stratpoint and Healthiest.  Originally posted via Vator.

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Meet Practice Fusion, the Health Start-up that Just Raised $34M

Originally posted via Inc. By Jillian D’onfro, Business Insider As the health tech industry gains traction, this San Francisco start-up gets a significant boost. Practice Fusion, a San Francisco-based company that provides an online electronic medical record platform, announced today that it raised $34 million in Series C funding, led by Artis Ventures. Practice Fusion […]