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Announcing Echo Health Advisors and New Team Members

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Echo Health Ventures is committed to driving transformative change in health care through the investments we make and the work we do to connect our parent companies and other enterprise health care partners with market leading innovation.

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Circulation Secures $10.5 Million in Funding

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Echo Health Ventures has participated in Series A financing for Circulation, a Boston, Massachusetts-based company specializing in non-emergency medical transportation (NEMT). Circulation is a new way to book NEMT services with the benefit of HIPAA compliance; it can seamlessly be integrated with healthcare systems as well as both established and on-demand vendors. CEO Robin Heffernan states that Circulation can significantly increase patient satisfaction rates while simultaneously cutting ride costs by up to 70 percent.
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With $5.6M in New Funding, Upfront Healthcare Services Wants to Streamline Your Doctor Visits

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Upfront Healthcare Services, a Chicago healthtech startup that helps physician practices get smarter about their scheduling, announced Thursday that it has raised a $5.6 million Series A round of funding to support growth and accelerate its product development cycle. Nashville Capital Network led the round, in which Echo Health Ventures, Hyde Park Venture Partners and Martin Venture participated. Upfront uses data science to analyze visits at large physician practices to understand how scheduling and logistics can be improved to make the practice more effective and profitable.
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Echo Health Ventures Welcomes Lew Trowbridge to the Company's Advisory Board

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Echo Health Ventures welcomes health care industry leader Lew Trowbridge to its Advisory Board. In this role, Trowbridge will work closely with the Echo Health Ventures team to build EHV's portfolio of new investments and support the growth of existing portfolio companies. As former President and Chief Operating Officer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska, Trowbridge has extensive experience in building high-value collaborations among Blue Cross Blue Shield plans. "His perspective is worth gold to entrepreneurs. Our Advisory Board is set up to allow our team and our portfolio companies access to just the sort of unique expertise Lew brings to the table," said Echo Health Ventures President and Chief Executive Officer Rob Coppedge.
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Echo Health Ventures Welcomes John Park as Managing Director

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Echo Health Ventures (EHV) is pleased to announce that John Park has joined the company as Managing Director of the Market Development team. John will lead the EHV Market Development team to drive and create high-value relationships between the EHV portfolio and parent companies. By breaking down the barriers between health care innovation and large health care enterprises, EHV's Market Development team is a key part of the company's promise to drive innovation to scale and create sustainable value for health care.

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A View from the Other Side of Health Care

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How does the health care startup space compare to the traditional health insurance industry? Evelyn Chojnacki shares her experience as an Echo Health Ventures Fellow.
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Echo Portfolio CEO Series: Glen Tullman from Livongo

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Learn how EHV portfolio company Livongo is fulfilling their mission to help people live better and healthier lives in a video interview with Livongo’s Former CEO and now Executive Chairman Glen Tullman.

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Cambia Creates New Investment Vehicle with North Carolina Company

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Cambia Health Solutions is creating a new investment company with Durham, North Carolina-based Mosaic Health Solutions LLC. Rob Coppedge, who currently leads Cambia’s investment strategy, will become chief executive officer of the newly created Echo Health Ventures.