Welkin Health, a San Francisco-based digital health company specializing in digital patient relationship management has raised $8 million in Series A funding led by Thrive Capital. The company plans to utilize the funding to continue expanding their team which includes talent from Google, Facebook and Microsoft, as well as Practice Fusion, Medtronic, Sutter Health and Medicaid. In addition, Welkin company plans to accelerate partnerships with patient-centered digital health, life science, and medical device companies. This round brings Welkin’s total funding to $12M.
Founded in 2013, Welkin’s configurable case management platform integrates data and multi-channel communication tools to streamline complex workflow for their partners, creating a better patient experience and delivery of care. . Companies can then focus on the patient experience and clinical pathways rather than productivity tools. Currently, Welkin supports 1,300 case managers working with 200,000 patients across multiple healthcare verticals.
“We’re extremely proud of the team we’ve built at Welkin,” says Chase Hensel, Welkin’s CEO and co-founder in a statement. “We started this company to improve the process of how healthcare is accessed and delivered, in order to change people’s lives for the better. Thrive’s support is exciting for us and really validates that the work we’re doing in this space is on point.”