202009 Oct
Lark Health Raises $55 Million Series C to Bring A.I.-Driven Chronic Conditions Care to More People | Healthcare Dive
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Funding Rounds
Funding
202009 Oct
$15MOthers
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Healthcaredive
Summary

Powered by conversational A.I., the platform seamlessly addresses the whole person, with counseling for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, prediabetes, smoking cessation, stress, anxiety, and weight management, and it incorporates smart connected devices, like blood pressure cuffs, scales, and glucose meters, that sync with the program to help remotely monitor conditions. When an emergent situation or complex question arises such as a needed medication change, Lark brings the member to a live interaction telephonically or provides a recommended next step. “Lark combines proven clinical results with an exceptional ability for people to comfortably and effectively manage a variety of health conditions from the safety and privacy of their homes,” said King River Capital co-founder and partner Zebediah Rice. “It is more important than ever before that millions of people at-risk of or managing chronic conditions have access to compassionate care at home, and we are excited to work with innovative commercial payers, telehealth providers, and others to build the future for virtual care.” Lark Health is a chronic disease prevention and management company that uses a cognitive behavioral therapy framework, conversational A.I., and connected devices to help people stay healthy and in control of their conditions. is continuously learning how to personalize the experience for the member and communicates via text-message-like interactions to monitor patients remotely, 24/7, while live nurses and health coaches are available when issues need to be escalated such as severe readings or medication changes.

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