Massachusetts-based Wellframe nabs $1.5M in seed funding to provide patients with a mobile digital nurse

By VCPOST Staff Reporter

Apr 07, 2014 11:53 AM EDT

Wellframe has raised $1.5 million in its seed round. The startup provides app that enables healthcare providers to manage the care of their patients after discharge, according to VentureBeat.

Jonathan Bush of Athenahealth, Tim Draper of Draper Fisher Jurvetson, and James Nahirny of Leering Capital are among the investors in the said round. The Boston-based company will use the fresh capital to expand its engineering and product workforce, the report detailed.

The company's mobile app provides the patient with a task list everyday. Medication schedules, symptom monitoring, and exercise tracking are among the main features of the app. This platform incorporates both artificial intelligence and a machine learning engine to produce a care plan that is suited for the patient's condition, based on the recommendations of the patient's physician. The app allows the healthcare provider to conveniently track the patient's treatment regimen and adjust future check-ups, the report explained.

Wellframe was formed by Dr. Trishan Panch, Vinnie Ramesh, Archit Bhise, and Jacob Sattelmair in 2011, VentureBeat added.

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