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

May 5, 2020
Senior Adult Measuring Blood Pressure Concept

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, […]

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

April 24, 2020
Checking blood pressure

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 […]

Venture Capitalists Seed Remote-Monitoring Startup 100Plus With $15 Million

April 24, 2020

Originally posted on The Wall Street Journal Venture capitalists have given a $15 million boost to an effort by 100Plus Inc. to use digital technologies to help doctors take better care of elderly patients when they aren’t in the hospital or medical clinic. San Francisco-based 100Plus provides Medicare patients with digital weight scales, blood-pressure cuffs […]

Protect Seniors during COVID-19 with Remote Patient Monitoring

April 14, 2020
Senior blood pressure 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

March 30, 2020
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 […]

Meet the Boss: Ryan Howard, CEO of Practice Fusion

March 25, 2020
Ryan Howard CEO 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

March 24, 2020

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.

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

March 23, 2020
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 […]

More Than 50 Million Patients Use Medical Startup Practice Fusion, And It’s Saved At Least One Life

March 21, 2020
More Than 50 Million Patients Use Medical Startup Practice Fusion, And It's Saved At Least One Life

Originally posted via Business Insider. Near the end of 2008, Practice Fusion—now one of the fastest-growing startups in San Francisco—was out of cash. He’s sold his house. He’d sold his car. And in a motorcycle accident, CEO Ryan Howard had torn his rotator cuff in a motorcycle accident. When Geico finally paid him for his […]

These 7 Activities Can Improve Your Heart Health

April 11, 2018

Worried about succumbing to heart disease? While there are factors you can’t change like medical and family history, there is plenty you can do to help your heart stay healthy. Start with these 7 habits of heart healthy people! 30 Minutes Of Exercise A Day A healthy heart demands exercise – and a good balance […]