Heartbeat Health Raises $8.2 Million Series a to Expand Delivery of Best-In-Class Virtual Cardiovascular Care
Heartbeat Health, a leading digital health company aimed at improving heart health and addressing cardiovascular disease, announced that it has closed $8.2 million in Series A funding led by 406 Ventures and Optum Ventures, with participation from existing investors Kindred Ventures, Lerer Hippeau, Designer Fund and Max Ventures.
“Evolving trends in telemedicine and digital health make cardiovascular disease well suited for virtual care,” said Dr. Jeff Wessler, Cardiologist and CEO at Heartbeat Health. “Heart health is a significant concern for a large portion of the population, but also an area that can be supported by technology for both preventive health and ongoing care management. Our enterprise customers appreciate that we are leading the way in providing a digital first and patient-centric approach to cardiovascular care.”
Heartbeat Health delivers a virtual cardiovascular care management solution supported by a network of leading providers. By combining health risk assessment data with a cardiology-focused telehealth platform, Heartbeat Health connects patients to appropriate diagnostics and clinicians, and tracks ongoing care. This results in a tailored treatment and care plan for patients across various stages of cardiovascular disease. The company serves primary care providers, long-term care facilities and employers across the United States and currently manages the care experience for over 10,000 patients. The Series A funding will be used to support product research and development and national expansion of Heartbeat Health’s digital heart health platform.
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“The statistics on cardiovascular disease are staggering – heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. With many of the challenges of heart health being related to preventable factors, the condition is ripe for high quality virtual care,” said Payal Divakaran, Partner of .406 Ventures. “We are excited to back Heartbeat Health as it has developed the first, best and only solution to this problem highlighted by recent cardiovascular studies. We were also attracted to the exceptional team that Dr. Wessler and his co-founders have assembled.” With .406’s investment, Ms. Divakaran will join the Heartbeat Health Board of Directors.
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