COVID-19 and Optum Ventures

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8/17/2020 Lumeon banks $30M as it adapts to support growing use of virtual care FierceHealthcare With the rapid changes taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic, Optum is betting big on the need for automation technology to make healthcare more efficient. Optum Ventures, the venture arm of the UnitedHealthcare subsidiary, and Endeavour Vision led a $30 million series D funding round in digital health company Lumeon. Current investors LSP, MTIP, IPF Partners, Gilde and Amadeus Capital Partners also participated in the round announced last week ...
8/12/2020 Lumeon raises $30M to bring patients the right message at the right time - MedCity News MedCity News ... work together? That’s the focus of Lumeon, a digital health company that just raised $30 million in funding, led by Optum Ventures and Endeavour Vision. Its platform integrates with electronic health record systems, and pulls ... Lumeon to launch a text-based symptom-monitoring program for Covid-19 patients at home. Optum Ventures and Endeavour Vision led the series D round. Dr. Ash Patel, a principal with Optum Ventures, said Lumeon ...
7/13/2020 AppliedVR testing the use of at-home virtual reality therapy for chronic pain FierceHealthcare ... working on clinical trials with Geisinger and Cleveland Clinic to study VR as a replacement for prescription opioids. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the startup sees the potential to use its technology as a home ... mental health. U.K.-based Oxford VR , which is backed by Optum Ventures, offers a clinically validated virtual reality platform to treat mental health patients. MindMaze recently raised $100 million in funding for its virtual reality ...
7/8/2020 Truepill Raises $25 Million in Series B Funding Round Globe Newswire ... healthcare infrastructure, today announced that it closed a $25 million Series B funding round with investments from TI Platform Fund, Optum Ventures, Initialized Capital, Sound Ventures and others. With this new investment, Truepill will serve ... convenience,” said Umar Afridi, Truepill Co-founder and CEO. “While COVID-19 has expedited this reality for many companies, Truepill has been building with a patient-first perspective from day one. We’ve created an end ...
7/8/2020 Truepill Raises $25 Million in Series B Funding Round Globe Newswire ... healthcare infrastructure, today announced that it closed a $25 million Series B funding round with investments from TI Platform Fund, Optum Ventures, Initialized Capital, Sound Ventures and others. With this new investment, Truepill will serve ... convenience,” said Umar Afridi, Truepill Co-founder and CEO. “While COVID-19 has expedited this reality for many companies, Truepill has been building with a patient-first perspective from day one. We’ve created an end ...