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Echo Health Ventures Introduces New Innovation Alliance Bringing Together Three National Health Care Leaders to Collectively Invest in Transforming Health Care

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Echo Health Ventures (Echo), a strategic collaboration of Cambia Health Solutions and Mosaic Health Solutions to invest in innovative health care companies, today announced the formation of the Echo Innovation Alliance (the Alliance), a powerful strategic investing engine that extends Echo’s proven investment model.  
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Investing in Health Justice

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Echo is proud to support Cityblock's groundbreaking work to deliver health and social justice to marganlized communities. 

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Investment in 2020: What We Learned

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Echo Health Ventures is focused on investing in companies that personalize health care, supporting individuals and families alike, and has completed significant work relating to these topics.

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Echo Health Ventures Expands Strategic Investment Team and Advisory Board

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Echo Health Ventures (EHV), a strategic collaboration of Cambia Health Solutions and Mosaic Health Solutions to invest in innovative health care services and health care information technology companies, welcomes Jessica A. Zeaske as Partner and Dr. Richard Popiel to the advisory board.
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Jonathan Rickert Joins Echo Health Ventures as Senior Advisor

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Echo Health Ventures (EHV), a strategic collaboration between Cambia Health Solutions and Mosaic Health Solutions to invest in innovative health care services and health care information technology companies, names Jonathan Rickert as Senior Advisor.

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HLTH 2019 Highlights From a VC Perspective

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This year, 6,000 influencers and innovators across all disciplines in health care converged on the HLTH conference to ask one question: how do we create the future of health care?

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Health-Care VCs Take Aim at High Drug Prices

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As reported in the Wall Street Journal Pro, while "Consumers view high drug prices with outrage, venture capitalists see them as an opportunity". Startups are working to make costs more manageable, bring more transparency to drug pricing, and provide patient tools to ensure that medications are used effectively. This innovative thinking garners attention from investors. “The innovation economy [has] to play a big role in addressing the challenge,” according to Rob Coppedge, CEO of Echo Health Ventures.

Echo Health Ventures’ Rob Coppedge Shares What’s Next in Health Care Investment

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This month Echo Health Ventures CEO Rob Coppedge presented to the Harvard Business School Healthcare Alumni Association about the latest happenings in the health care venture funding market, and what strategic investors can offer companies looking to make health care better for people. Rob shared his view on digital health (that it’s dead), on health care (it’s very complicated for entrepreneurs), and offered his perspective on the opportunities that lie ahead for entrepreneurs and strategic investors. He also offered insight into the challenges entrepreneurs face when working with large health plans, and shared the state of health care venture moving into 2018 (hint: AI, behavioral health and HSA play big).

Health-Care Titans Catch the Startup Bug

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The Wall Street Journal reports that health systems and insurers are pursuing startups in an effort to find innovative technologies that will improve medical care and further the evolution of the health care industry. Rob Coppedge of Echo Health Ventures speaks to the strategic approach necessary for successful investment.

Where Venture Capital Is Flowing in Health Care

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Rob Coppedge, chief executive officer of Echo Health Ventures, provides insight into what we're likely to see in health care technology investments in the near future. Tools that offer convenience, cost transparency, and personalized offerings are three main targets.

Cambia Health, Mosiac Health Partner to Launch Echo Health Ventures

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Cambia Health Solutions and Mosaic Health Solutions align with a bold new investment strategy. Echo Health Ventures will uniquely support portfolio companies in getting innovations to scale faster and more successfully across the health care market.