UPDATED BY
Rose Velazquez | Nov 15, 2022

Innovations in technology play a key role in healthcare, ranging from blockchain and artificial intelligence to big data analysis and IoT connectivity.

Top Healthcare Technology Companies & Startups

  • AKASA
  • Tempus
  • Flatiron Health
  • Wellframe
  • Verge Genomics
  • Hinge Health
  • Headspace
  • Modern Fertility

Healthcare startups have emerged to take advantage of that growing emphasis on technology, coming up with novel ways to treat and diagnose patients, providing more affordable care options and quickening the pace of drug discovery and development. The digital health sector experienced a record-setting year in 2021, seeing a substantial jump in year-over-year funding, according to CB Insights

Employing a wealth of digital information, the healthtech companies below create healthcare products and services that benefit patients and providers alike.

 

Healthcare Technology Companies to Know

Location: San Francisco, California

Complex processes can frustrate healthcare teams and leave patients with outstanding bills, so AKASA is bringing much-needed simplicity to the industry. The company has crafted an automated approach, working within an organization's electronic health records and billing infrastructure to streamline medical billing and reimbursement. 

 

Location: Fully Remote 

Wheel is simplifying doctor-patient interactions with a virtual care platform that unifies different healthcare parties. Clinicians can work with the Wheel team to achieve telemedicine certifications and select roles that best fit their skillsets. Meanwhile, companies can leverage the Wheel platform to find individuals who can fill their in-demand roles. By bringing top healthcare professionals into a single network, Wheel makes it easier for patients to access care when they need it most. 

 

Location: Fully Remote

Inefficiencies often lead to patients not getting their medical equipment on time, but Parachute Health is uprooting this trend. The company offers a streamlined platform that connects suppliers to clinicians, doctor offices, health facilities and other healthcare groups. Patient requests, supplier communications and medication requests all flow through this platform. As a result, unnecessary phone calls are removed and patients receive faster care.

 

Location: Fully Remote 

With the CareRev mobile app, registered nurses, medical assistants and other healthcare professionals can find flexible shifts at nearby locations. CareRev screens candidates and matches them with the most relevant opportunities, improving staffing challenges for both healthcare organizations and workers.

 

Location: Fully Remote 

Not everyone has access to the mental health services they need, but Path is changing the narrative with its comprehensive platform. The company has built an online network of therapists, psychiatrists and mental health professionals. Patients can find a mental health professional who is covered by their insurance and can best address their personal needs.

 

Location: Fully Remote

Many people suffer from anxiety and sleep deprivation, so Big Health has set out to address these issues through non-drug alternatives. Big Health provides digital therapeutics through its Sleepi​​o and Daylight products, which help patients achieve better sleep quality and lower stress levels. With the ease of a mobile app, individuals can manage their health and track their progress anywhere.

 

Location: Madison, Wisconsin

Determined to revamp the healthcare industry, veda combines a background in NASA with artificial intelligence expertise. The company has designed machine learning technologies that align internal data sets, process patient information and automate previously manual tasks. With veda organizing their data, healthcare providers can feel confident when caring for patients at a faster pace. 

 

Location: Fully Remote

Hims & Hers reinforces the current healthcare system with a more affordable way to receive prescriptions and guidance. The company provides access to top-notch professionals via an online platform, allowing people to seek out the resources they need from the comfort of their homes. By digitizing healthcare, Hims & Hers is making harder health conversations easier for patients.

 

Location: Fully Remote

Addressing the problem of not getting enough sleep, Calm has developed an app that presents a slate of solutions for people to explore. Users can experiment with meditation, nature scenes, relaxing music and other methods. By creating an accessible tool centered around wellness, Calm is helping people access higher-quality sleep with thoughtfully designed technology.

 

Location: Fully Remote

Medely allows healthcare professionals, such as nurses and technicians, to find access to on-demand work to supplement their existing careers and support their lifestyles. The platform features tools that let healthcare professionals set their own schedules and find short-term or per diem shifts at local hospitals and healthcare facilities. It also has automatic earning deposits included and travel assignments available to allow healthcare professionals to explore while helping others live their best lives.

 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Wellframe connects healthcare professionals with patients to provide access to vital medical data and reminders through a user-friendly smartphone app. The platform includes appointment and medication reminders, customizable instructions and real-time digital check-ins to ensure patients are staying on top of their treatment, with resources, data sharing and additional tools available via the Wellframe platform as well.

 

Location: Fully Remote

Kyruus provides a number of data management solutions and products for use by organizations that include hospitals, health systems, medical groups and health plan providers. The platform results in better patient experiences due to intuitive provider search, scheduling, health plan integration and data management capabilities, providing more visibility into where patients can receive the treatment that they need and empowering providers to reach more patients.

 

Location: San Francisco, California

Doximity says 80 percent of U.S. doctors and 50 percent of all nurse practitioners are members of its network. The platform allows healthcare professionals to connect with one another, read the latest about their field and even share their opinions on a wide range of medical topics. Doximity also created a telemedicine app that lets doctors connect with patients via call, text or video session from their phone without giving up private phone numbers or emails.

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Tempus creates data-harnessing technology to personalize cancer treatment using genomic sequencing, clinical data structuring, image recognition, biological modeling and other means. It’s stated goal is for each patient to benefit from the treatment of others who came before.

 

Location: Seattle, Washington

Accolade delivers personalized healthcare services via phone, app and website. Its solutions include Accolade Care for primary care access and Accolade Expert MD to help people find the right medical expert for diagnosis and treatment.

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Strata develops Software as a Service solutions for several areas of the healthcare industry, including finance analytics and business intelligence. The StrataJazz platform was designed to simplify and streamline planning, budgeting, forecasting and the management of operating and capital spending.

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois

VillageMD aims to be an additional support tool for physicians who want to provide their patients with even better care, whether it’s disease education, psychological counseling or upgraded living conditions. Benefits include provider-led integrated care teams, patient-centric support, proactive care and post-hospitalization services. The company’s docOS is a proprietary system for bolstering primary care.

 

Location: Seattle, Washington

RealSelf provides an online platform for cosmetic surgery patients and providers to share personal stories, get recommendations, see before and after photos, ask and answer questions and receive special offers.

 

Location: New York, New York

Flatiron connects community oncologists, academics, hospitals and life science researchers to improve cancer care. Its Flatiron Platform gives users an integrated view of patient population while providing business intelligence analytics and many other services. The company’s OncoCloud suite includes OncoEMR, OncoAnalytics, OncoTrials and OncoBilling.

 

Location: San Francisco, California

iRhythm’s diagnostic monitoring solutions are designed to improve health while reducing costs. Its wireless Zio patch for the diagnosis of cardiac arrhythmias is applied by a doctor. Patients then simply press the patch upon feeling any irregular heart rhythms and log a description of said event in a provided booklet or via mobile app/website before returning the monitor by mail so the results can be used to make a diagnosis.

 

Location: Denver, Colorado

SonderMind connects people with therapy. The company asks patients questions either online or over the phone and then provides them with matches for potential therapists in their state based on factors like treatment approach, availability and insurance coverage — typically within 24 to 48 hours. Patients can then schedule an in-person or virtual session, and SonderMind says those who have coverage through a major insurance provider usually find the company’s therapists are in-network under their plans.

 

Location: New York, New York

Click Therapeutics designs software that’s meant to serve as a form of prescription medical treatment. These digital therapeutics are aimed at addressing the “thoughts, sensations, emotions and behaviors that define the experience of your condition.” Click Therapeutics already has a product available for smoking cessation and has others in the works for conditions like migraine, insomnia and major depressive disorder.

 

Location: Fully Remote

Carrot describes itself as a “comprehensive global fertility benefits provider.” The company’s aim is to make fertility care both affordable and accessible, with plans personalized to meet both employers’ and employees’ unique needs that can include coverage of adoption and surrogacy arrangements as paths to parenthood.

 

Location: New York, New York

Parsley Health provides personalized healing and treatment plans with an approach focused on holistic medicine. The company evaluates members using in-depth interviews and testing and then works with expert health coaches to determine a course of action. Parsley treats digestive issues, autoimmune diseases, symptoms of hormone imbalance and more. Members can track their progress through Parsley’s online portal, where they have access to appointments with clinicians and health coaches, online scheduling and unlimited messaging with their care team.

 

Location: London, England

BenevolentAI employs artificial intelligence for drug discovery through its R&D platform. BenevolentAI’s partnership with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, for example, has focused on discovering medicines to treat Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis and Chronic Kidney Disease.

 

Location: Menlo Park, California

GRAIL focuses on solutions for cancer diagnosis, which includes early detection through its Galleri test. The company says this method can identify dozens of different types of cancers, many of which go undetected under typical screening protocols. Mayo Clinic and The US Oncology Network have been among GRAIL’s partners.

 

Location: San Francisco, California

Freenome provides testing built upon molecular biology and machine learning to detect cancer early. Using past blood samples that have tested positive for cancers, the company’s multiomics platform has been trained to recognize the biological markers that signal what type of cancer a person may have and what the appropriate treatment path is.

 

Location: Fully Remote 

Finding the time to work out can feel like a hassle, but customers get an extra boost with the solutions of Future. Each individual is paired with a coach who does the work of planning and customizing fitness routines. Future’s professional trainers gather insights from Apple Watch and iPhone technology, delivering valuable advice to customers and helping them get the most out of their fitness plans.  

 

Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Healthcare too often involves manual work and time-consuming processes, so Lumeon is enabling organizations to deliver faster service to patients. Using Lumeon's care journey orchestration platform, institutions can connect health professionals and add dimension to their electronic health records. Various patient-doctor interactions are automated with self-service encouraged at every opportunity, providing more timely care access and treatments.

 

Location: New York, New York

Founded in 2017, Capital Rx is a distributor of prescription benefit services for improving access to low-cost prescription drugs. Capital Rx has a cloud-native pharmacy platform, JUDI, which allows health care providers to manage benefits with one software. The company also offers its Clearinghouse Model for transparent pricing and discount cards.

 

Location: Fully Remote

PatientIQ empowers healthcare providers, researchers and organizations with its data-driven platform. The platform was created as an easy end-to-end solution for collecting, measuring and analyzing patient outcomes. The data formulated by the platform has the objective to improve transparency in predictive networks and risk factors for better decision-making.

 

Location: Fully Remote

Cohere Health works to align patients, healthcare providers and health plans to establish stress-free experiences for patients. The company utilizes a blend of real-time analytics, clinical expertise and AI and machine learning to improve digital prior authorizations. Additionally, the software has a utilization management feature to provide quality care at a lower cost.

 

Location: Boulder, Colorado

Cured is a CRM and digital marketing platform for healthcare organizations. The platform’s features include a built-in content library, personalized customer interactions and actionable insights. With the platform, organizations can also optimize customer profiles by integrating EMRs, EWDS and other CRMs.

 

Location: New York, New York

DearDoc aids doctors of small-to-medium-sized private practices who want to grow their businesses. The company offers various online products like website design, AI chat services and digital patient in-take forms. Overall, DearDoc helps doctors build a digital presence, market to new patients, enhance digital customer experiences and complete operational tasks for support staff.

 

Location: New York, New York

DeepIntent is a platform for healthcare marketers focused on driving audience engagement from patients and healthcare professionals. The platform allows marketers to plan, activate, measure and optimize script lifts to maximize cookieless reach. For publishers, the platform provides inventory content to be used across multiple channels like TV and audio.

 

Location: Framingham, Massachusetts

Definitive Healthcare offers commercial healthcare intelligence (HCI) software for businesses to market products to the right people. HCI converts data from patients, government organizations, physicians, payors and delivery systems to produce centralized insights. The software makes it easier for healthcare products to be bought and sold within the healthcare ecosystem.

 

Location: Fully Remote 

Juggling behind-the-scenes tasks slows down healthcare organizations, so Medallion is creating more efficient solutions. With the Medallion platform, groups can onboard and verify providers, monitor compliance rules and get networked with major programs like Medicare. Smart notifications keep teams aware of important details, allowing professionals to worry less and focus more on patient care. 

 

Location: Austin, Texas

ESO produces software for companies and providers across the entire healthcare industry, from doctors to emergency service providers like fire and EMS teams. The platform makes patient data instantly accessible upon hospitalization, which is key to improving patient outcomes. It also offers analytics, scheduling, asset management, incident logging, billing and additional data capabilities across all teams.

 

Location: Fully Remote

AllStripes is advancing treatment research and drug development for rare diseases. Patients who sign up on the platform provide the company collective data surrounding specific diseases, their symptoms and treatments. Allstripes utilizes this data by partnering with research collaborators to further develop and support treatment knowledge.

 

Location: San Francisco, California

Favor, formerly known as The Pill Club, is a digital health platform geared toward people who menstruate. People use Favor to book telehealth appointments and arrange home deliveries for prescriptions, which can include birth control. Subscribers can also opt-in for auto refills on their prescriptions.

 

Location: Newport Beach, California

Hoag is a health service provider that has served the Orange County community for nearly 70 years, and its digital platform, Hoag Compass, provides delivery services, lab results and the ability for patients to connect with physicians. Patients can also subscribe to Hoag Compass Plus to receive on-demand services, personalized care plans and access to an on-site premier lounge.

 

Location: Denver, Colorado

Modivcare provides underserved communities with access to care, allowing individuals to book non-emergency transportation through their insurance providers. Patients have options to book a trip with a driver, take mass transit or receive gas/mileage reimbursements for driving themselves. Health plans can determine how often a patient can use the service, which rides options are available and their mileage limit.

 

Location: Fully Remote

Founded in 2020, Cerebral serves as a mental health subscription platform. The company provides long-term online care and medication management for patients 18 years or older. To get started, patients are required to fill out an emotional assessment regarding their symptoms. Cerebral then offers various subscription options tailored to the patient’s needs.

 

Location: Fully remote

The Garner Health app gives users a data-powered doctor search tool they can use to connect with providers. Users input information about their medical needs, and then the app provides a list of local doctors with details like patient reviews and appointment availability. Garner has conducted analyses on medical claims alongside millions of patient records to offer its users metrics that show how accurately doctors have diagnosed and treated their patients.

 

Location: Pasadena, California

Deep 6 AI uses artificial intelligence to pair patients with clinical research trials. The company’s precision research software scours both structured and unstructured patient data, using that information to evaluate whether patients meet trial eligibility criteria. Deep 6 AI says researchers who use its technology connect with 25 percent more patients and spend 50 percent less time searching for trial candidates.

 

Location: Santa Monica, California

Headspace is an app for practicing and incorporating meditation into everyday life, with a user base of over 20 million. The application features hundreds of guided meditations dedicated to helping users overcome challenges like stress, anxiety, relationship issues and trouble sleeping. Meditation exercises range in length to allow users to welcome meditation into their life on their own schedule.

 

Location: San Francisco, California

Hinge Health is the world’s first digital platform dedicated to back and joint pain. The digital clinic helps individuals manage musculoskeletal care at every stage, ranging from prevention to post-surgery. The videos, medical resources and one-on-one health coaching help manage acute and chronic pain to reduce healthcare costs and increase quality of life.

 

Location: San Francisco, California

Included Health links people to virtual care, giving them the ability to get in contact with a doctor 24/7 from their phone and take advantage of online therapy, while still matching users with providers who are covered under their insurance network. The company said its technology and services have helped to save $6.6 million in potential billing errors.

 

Location: Washington, D.C.

Rally Health is a consumer-centric digital health platform that helps employees choose optimal benefits, find nearby care and learn ways to stay healthy (and get rewarded while doing it). Rally’s personalized healthcare experience draws from a wide number of data sources in order to guide users on their healthcare journey. They even incentivize employees to stay healthy through challenges and communities, and they have paid out more than $1.5 billion in activity rewards.

 

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Bswift streamlines HR, benefits and payroll processes via intuitive software that was developed by benefits experts. It incorporates decision support tools, wellness incentives and defined contributions. Other services include a call center, dependent verification, COBRA administration and FSA administration.

 

Location: San Francisco, California

Modern Fertility makes fertility tests cheaper and more convenient by taking them out of the lab so women can do them at home or a nearby clinic with a finger prick or blood draw. Besides testing their fertility hormones, the company provides customized, physician-reviewed reports and offers education sessions via weekly webinars and one-on-one consults with fertility nurses.

 

Location: New York, New York

Paige has developed an AI-native digital pathology ecosystem in an effort to accelerate and transform the discovery and treatment of cancer. The company’s AI suite is designed to provide pathologists, clinicians and researchers with insights drawn from decades of data from cancer experts worldwide. Paige’s platform offers secure, scalable digital slide storage, enabling pathologists to further leverage computational pathology products as they become available for clinical use.

 

Location: Denver, Colorado

Agathos is a platform that helps physicians optimize length of stay and reduce care variations among patients. The company collects data from actions by clinics, such as peer comparison, clinical records and best practice guidelines. Once the data is collected, healthcare providers are able to receive individualized data sent directly to their phones to learn more about a specific area of treatment.

 

Location: Broomfield, Colorado

ZOLL data management software includes an EMS Dispatch solution to reduce workload, prevent errors, make predictions, offer two-way effective communication and more. The company's ePCR technology for medics offers guidance for proper data collection by alerting users to missing information. The company also provides EMS billing solutions that employ “smart logic” to more efficiently and effectively provide high-quality services.

 

Location: Fort Myers, Florida

NeoGenomics specializes in cancer testing and offers programs for pathologists and oncologists. Its labs provide genetic and molecular testing services to a variety of medical professionals, and the company also offers cytogenetics testing to study chromosomal disease impact. Pathology consulting services are part of the mix, too. Clients include hospital and private pathology labs, office-based oncologists, academic institutions and many others.

 

Location: Orlando, Florida

CollaborateMD provides cloud-based medical billing and practice management software. Benefits include real-time claim submission, report financials and dashboard, patient processing and payment, claim control, scheduling and quick payments.

 

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

NeoLight makes phototherapy beds that provide treatment for premature and full-term infants with medical conditions like hypothermia and jaundice. The product is designed to be used in incubators, bassinets and other neonatal enclosures.

 

Location: West Henrietta, New York

eHealth Technologies is in the medical records business. Its many healthcare solutions include a service that provides patient outreach, retrieval of medical records, images and pathology from disparate systems, record organization and image exchange that lets users access images from any connected site. Additionally, its Physician Engagement Suite of software helps patients find the right doctors and facilities.

 

Location: Houston, Texas

Eceptionist strives to provide better healthcare services at a lower cost via scheduling, telemedicine, e-referral and triage management, waitlist and wait time management, case management, care pathways and more. It serves hospitals and other types of healthcare facilities around the world. 

 

Location: San Francisco, California

Founded by machine learning experts and neuroscience drug developers, Verge uses artificial intelligence to help pharmaceutical companies pinpoint drugs that have the highest likelihood of success so that money spent on a drug’s R&D isn’t wasted if that drug fails to be approved by the FDA.

 

Location: San Francisco, California

Through Alector’s marriage of antibody technology and neuroimmunology, the company is striving to combat neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s by developing cutting-edge antibody therapies. Ideally, doctors will one day be able to use the body’s own immune system to more effectively fight dementia and neurodegeneration. 

 

Location: New York, New York

K Health gives its members access to an AI-powered symptom checker and 24/7 messaging through its. Virtual urgent care and primary care visits, which include mental health and pediatrics, cost $35 per visit or a $29 monthly fee for unlimited visits — even for patients without insurance. The company says its platform has had more than 6 million users.

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