September is Childhood Obesity Awareness month, and there’s a lot of data on the problem – and an interesting solution.
Providence Ventures newest investment is in Boston-based precision medicine company N-of-One. Christiana DelloRusso, a Partner at Providence Ventures, answers some key questions about the company and its value proposition to health systems.
At Providence Ventures, being part of Providence Health & Services affords our team unique exposure to emerging health care trends and the opportunity to engage with experts in our health system who are adapting to these trends. One trend we expect to continue is the rise of consumerism. A key aspect of consumerism is the move toward better transparency.
Sqord, which provides kids with a fun way to track and share their physical activity, is excited to announce Paul Sebastien is joining the company as CEO. Sqord has been a portfolio company of Providence Ventures since 2014 and has been highly engaged with the communities Providence serves. Paul joins co-founder Coleman Greene to help guide Sqord through the next stage of rapid growth.
By Claire Celeste Carnes
There’s a great TEDx Talk by entrepreneur and New York Times best-seller Diana Kandler in which she shares the story of a software product launch that turned out to be her “most colossal failure.”
One of the big complaints of healthcare is that it’s hard to shop. I can use an app to find reservations for dinner tonight; I can order groceries to be delivered to my house; I can shop online and use reviews from people like me to assess an outfit for brunch with my aunt. And I know how much the groceries and dress will cost before I place my final order.
Earlier this year, Mike McSherry joined the Providence Ventures team as an Entrepreneur in Residence. In the second of a two-blog series, Mike will talk about why he joined the team and the role of mobile technology in health care.
Earlier this year, Mike McSherry joined the Providence Ventures team as an Entrepreneur in Residence. In the first of a two-blog series, he’ll share his background and what it means to be a Providence Ventures Entrepreneur in Residence.
By Mark Long
If you’ve ever had to navigate the health care system, you’ve probably wondered, does it really need to be this complicated? The short answer is: No, not in this day and age.
Today it was announced that Providence Ventures invested in the latest fundraising round for Omada Health. Christiana DelloRusso, a partner at Providence Ventures, explains the broader value proposition of Omada as it relates to our current portfolio.
After working at Amazon for nine years, people often ask me why I moved to the world of not-for-profit healthcare. The spark that started it for me was a conversation I had with the leadership of Providence Health & Services a little over a year and a half ago.
The Pacific Northwest is home to companies who have transformed their industries, disrupting established models to bring new and improved products and services to customers. The Sisters of Providence, who came to the Pacific Northwest over 150 years ago, brought change through their belief in health care as a basic human right. Inspired by these pioneers, the Providence Strategy & Innovation team aspires to bring innovation and meaningful change to modern healthcare.