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Building toward equity: A working model for digital health

A growing number of healthcare leaders are seeking to develop more culturally responsive, accessible digital health solutions. In this article, we share what we’re learning from equity-minded product builders and offer a framework for how innovators can use digital health to create a more inclusive future.

Wellbeing benefits for the modern workforce: Our investment in JOON

We’re thrilled to announce our investment in JOON, which is developing a modernized benefits solution that makes employee wellness easy for employers and their workforce. JOON gives employees the freedom to choose what’s meaningful to them by automatically verifying and reimbursing eligible purchases within the employer-set categories, such as fitness, food, mental health, family care, and education.

H1 2021 digital health funding: Another blockbuster year…in six months

H1 2021 secured $14.7B in digital health funding, already surpassing all of 2020’s funding. The half closed with 372 deals and an average deal size of $39.6M, spearheaded by 48 mega deals which accounted for 59% of total H1 2021 funding. Public exit activity ballooned with 11 closed IPOs and SPACs, with another 11 SPACs expected to close in 2021.

Enabling more inclusive healthcare: Four market approaches to LGBTQ+ digital health

Segment-specific verticals like LGBTQ+ care represent a growing market opportunity in the platform wars.

Pear going public via SPAC: Take a bite out of that

Unpacking the SPAC announcement from Pear Therapeutics—what this means for SPACs’ impact on the digital health market and the opportunities for the soon-to-be public Pear’s trajectory.

Healthcare’s data, interoperability, and workflow backbone: Announcing our investment in Zus Health

Historically, the fragmented nature of the U.S. healthcare system has made it nearly impossible for providers, pharmacies, and payers to collaborate and provide coordinated care—and patients have traditionally had almost no access to or control over their own health data. There has generally been little in the way of effective, HIPAA-compliant data sharing between healthcare stakeholders, leaving valuable—and potentially life-saving information—stuck in data silos.

An Inside Look at Enterprise Digital Innovation: Highlights from the Rock Health Spring 2021 Member Retreat

We recently had the privilege of hosting over two dozen digital health executives from major healthcare organizations across the world for our virtual Spring Member Retreat. While representing a diverse set of organizations (provider, payer, biopharma, retail, tech) and roles (innovation, corp dev, venture), each retreat attendee shared one important characteristic—a passion for driving digital innovation within their organization. Rock Health Member Retreats are designed to be interactive, candid conversations that foster community building and generate ideas for enterprise digital innovation initiatives. And the timing of the retreat couldn’t have been any better.

Ro acquires Modern Fertility: Segment-specific M&A another front in the platform wars

Ro acquiring Modern Fertility represents the opportunity created when segment-specific services for a given population or need—in this case fertility—combine with wide-population focused virtual care platforms. This deal won’t be the last transaction where telehealth and navigation platforms snap up startups focused on segment-specific verticals.

100+ Digital Health CEOs on Navigating Growth, Change, And Challenges

Each year, Rock Health brings together more than 100 digital health CEOs for candid, closed-door conversations about how to build a successful company in digital health. For the 2021 Digital Health CEO Summit, co-hosted with Venture Lab at the University of Pennsylvania, we were joined by a diverse group of CEOs whose organizations’ growth stages ranged from pre-seed all the way through successful exits. Discussions focused on topics like crafting pitches, going to market, inclusive hiring practices, and navigating times of uncertainty. In this intimate setting, CEOs shared honest and valuable insights about their experiences in transforming healthcare.

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