What You Should Know:
– Health Gorilla raises $15M to scale its FHIR-based API solutions for digital health and expand into new markets.
– Health Gorilla will introduce new APIs to enable consumer access to medical records, payer-to-payer data sharing, and data quality assessments.
Health Gorilla, a Sunnyvale, CA-based provider of healthcare APIs, today announced it has raised $15 million in Series B financing co-led by IA Capital and Nationwide, with participation from Aflac Ventures, Epsilon Health Investors, and existing investors including True Ventures. IA Capital General Partner, Matt Perlman, will be joining Health Gorilla’s Board of Directors.
Founded in 2014, Health Gorilla is focused on streamlining access to clinical data with a suite of FHIR-based APIs that digital health developers integrate into their products. With enterprise-grade clinical data APIs, HIPAA-compliant user authentication, and an unparalleled master patient index, the Health Gorilla network makes it easy for providers to pull their patient’s information from any clinical records system. Health Gorilla customers include leading innovators in digital health, like Virta Health, Heal, K Health, and DrChrono. In 2020, Health Gorilla expanded beyond digital health with new partnerships with state government organizations, payers, and health systems.
The Health Gorilla team is an interdisciplinary group of API engineers, data scientists, and interoperability experts who are passionate about simplifying access to clinical data through API-mediated data networks. With Health Gorilla’s APIs, developers can access data from a vast network of care sites without having to do resource-intensive, one-off integrations, expediting access to data and enabling better patient care.
Expansion into New Markets
With the new funding, Health Gorilla plans to accelerate its expansion into new business verticals, including insurance, life sciences, and government organizations. In addition, Health Gorilla will introduce new APIs to enable consumer access to medical records, payer-to-payer data sharing, and data quality assessments.
Levering the Power of APIs
“APIs are transforming how healthcare organizations access and exchange clinical data, creating massive efficiency gains across our customer base,” said Steve Yaskin, CEO and Co-founder of Health Gorilla. “This funding round gives us the ability to onboard more digital health organizations onto our network, while introducing our APIs to a broader set of stakeholders across the healthcare ecosystem. This round is also recognition that Health Gorilla is making interoperability a reality for the next generation of healthcare companies.”