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.

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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.

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DispatchHealth Series C round, June 2020
135,800,000
June 23, 2020
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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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