Vivante Health Leads Charge in Digestive Health Completing $6 Million Series A Investment: NFP Venture Fund, FCA Venture Partners Invest in Digestive Disease Management

“Vivante squarely fits our investment thesis that in many cases, the outsourced care management model can better serve patients whose optimal care plans might fall through the cracks of the traditional healthcare system,” says Matthew A. King of FCA. “We are excited to support Kim and the Vivante team and expect to be able to add significant value as they scale the company by leveraging the knowledge and insights gleaned over the past decade from working with more than 20 portfolio healthcare companies.”

Investment Thesis Area: Startups Using Nutrition to Improve Healthcare Outcomes

Building healthier eating habits is an onerous undertaking, and can oftentimes be discouraging – the American food and beverage industry has certainly not made it any easier, either. At FCA, we are excited about the entrepreneurs who recognize this and seek to find a long-term solution to improving healthcare outcomes through concentrated nutrition guidance.

Better Ways to Communicate Hospital Data to Physicians

Harvard Business Review recently conducted an in-depth study at Lumere to gain insight into physicians’ perceptions of clinical variation and the factors influencing their choices of drugs and devices. Based on a survey of 276 physicians, our study results show that it’s necessary to consistently and frequently share cost data and clinical evidence with physicians, regardless of whether they’re affiliated with or directly employed by a hospital.

ProviderTrust Named to the 2018 Inc. 5000 List

Our ProviderTrust team is so excited to be honored for the third consecutive year on the 2018 Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Only 1 in 4 companies have continued to make the list three times, showcasing our continued growth, focus, and service to our customers. We are always challenging ourselves to be engaged in the healthcare community, and are driven by providing simple solutions for compliance and HR professionals. 

Investment Area of Interest: End-of-Life and Palliative Care

End-of-life care is an important part of the care continuum for patients and the families of patients with terminal conditions or those encroaching upon old age. Palliative care is one option for end-of-life care and is specifically focused on symptom and pain management for patients with serious illnesses; it is not necessarily limited to patients in their last days or months of life and can be administered across a variety of care settings (from home to hospital)