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DispatchHealth

DispatchHealth

DispatchHealth delivers mobile urgent care in the United States.

Founded by Dr. Mark Prather and Kevin Riddleberger, DispatchHealth was created in 2013. Their intention was to provide excellent, on-demand medical services to people's doorsteps.

DispatchHealth works via a smartphone app, browser, or phone call. After requesting care, DispatchHealth’s board-certified medical teams will arrive. Their medical team is equipped with tools necessary to provide medical care in your home. They can treat a wide range of injuries and illnesses, from common to complex.

They have partnered with the health insurance companies, including Medicare and Medicaid. As of April 1st 2020, they serve 13 states and are not testing patients for COVID-19.

Timeline

June 23, 2020
DispatchHealth raises $135.8 million in Series C round was led by Optum Ventures and included participation from existing investors Alta Partners, Questa Capital, Echo Health Ventures, new investors Oak HC/FT, Humana Inc. and additional strategic investors.
June 23, 2020
DispatchHealth raises a $135,800,000 series C round from Optum Ventures.
2013
DispatchHealth was founded.

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DispatchHealth Series C round, June 2020
135,800,000
June 23, 2020
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Crunchbase News
April 27, 2021
Crunchbase News
Crunchbase News' top picks of the news to stay current in the VC and startup world.
DispatchHealth
April 27, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- DispatchHealth, a provider of in-home medical care, today announced it has acquired Professional Portable X-Ray (PPX), a mobile imaging...
Heather Landi
March 29, 2021
FierceHealthcare
Three months into 2021 and the explosion of digital health funding shows no signs of abating. So far this year, just 10 companies have raised nearly $2.6 billion. Check out the biggest money raisers in the first quarter of 2021.
AlleyWatch
March 7, 2021
AlleyWatch
The Pulse of New York Tech
Lydia Ramsey Pflanzer
March 4, 2021
Business Insider
These are Insider's biggest healthcare stories for March 4.
Heather Landi
March 3, 2021
FierceHealthcare
With its latest $200 million investment, at-home health care startup DispatchHealth officially reaches unicorn status. Here's why in-home health care is a booming market and how the company plans to build the largest system of in-home medical care.
Blake Dodge and Megan Hernbroth
March 3, 2021
Business Insider
DispatchHealth raised $200 million from Tiger Global and other top investors with a presentation obtained by Insider.
DispatchHealth
March 3, 2021
www.prnewswire.com:443
/PRNewswire/ -- DispatchHealth, a provider of in-home medical care, today announced it has secured an additional $200 million in Series D financing, less than...
Christine Hall
March 3, 2021
Crunchbase News
The U.S. private health care market is massive: a $1.3 trillion market that is forecasted to reach $1.6 trillion by 2027.
Heather Landi
February 1, 2021
FierceHealthcare
Humana is ramping up its investment in home-based healthcare services. The insurance giant is teaming up with DispatchHealth to provide Humana members with access to hospital-level care in the home. Here are the markets the companies will target first.
Nick Greenhalgh
July 2, 2020
AmericanInno
Here we've listed the top Colorado technology and startup hires reported in June.
Nick Greenhalgh
June 24, 2020
AmericanInno
Denver's DispatchHealth announced the closing of $135.8 million capital financing Tuesday, in one of the state's largest tech funding rounds in recent history.
Sophia Kunthara
June 23, 2020
Crunchbase News
DispatchHealth describes its model as taking the skills found in emergency rooms and hospitals to patients' homes.
Heather Landi
June 23, 2020
FierceHealthcare
An emergency medicine physician launched DispatchHealth in 2013 to combine mobile technology with an old-school service: the house call. The startup's CEO believes acute care provided in patients' homes is better than going to the hospital. Here's why.

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